Written Analysis of Sir Walter Scott Poem "My Native Land"
|Author:||Alise Janševska (8)|
“My native Land” was written by Sir Walter Scott. The poem is a typical example of patriotism. The theme of the poem is love of the native country and the poem contains outburst of contempt for anyone lacking a deep love of their native country. The author has used the third person narrative “he”. It is used as the central character and it stands for a man, human being in general. In the poem are several semantic fields. As one very important can be mentioned contempt for the man who does not love the native country:
“Breathes there the man, with soul so dead,
Who never to himself hath said,
This is my own, my native land!”
To show the strong emotions of contempt the author has used the following words – “the wretch”, “doubly dying”.…
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