Man from Nantucket

May 11th, 2015
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I was left wondering. The poem itself was a pun. According Shravan, pun is the use of words that are alike or nearly alike in sound but different in meaning; a play on words . The title of the poem had different meaning, as well. I love reading poems and stories that have variety when it comes to the themes and certain parts of the story. Although this poem was rather short, the author got his point across with the poem being simple and brief. My mother always told

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Man from NantucketMan from NantucketAfter reading numerous poems, my poem of choice would have to be Man from Nantucket. It was hands down one of the best poems I have ever read. This poem caught my attention in various ways. It spoke to me on many different levels.After I read Man from Nantucket, I was left wondering. The poem itself was a pun. According Shravan, pun is theuse of words that are alike or nearly alike in sound but different in meaning; a play on words . The title of the poem had different meaning, as well. I love reading poems and stories that have variety when it comes to the themes and certain parts of the story.Although this poem was rather short, the author got his point across with the poem being simple and brief. My mother always told me, "Sometimes less is more". This means the five lines in Man from Nantucket is just as entertaining and attention-grabbing as a longer poem. This is a quality that I enjoy in a poem. It is straight to the point, but not too undemanding.Man from Nantucket comes from types of poems called limerick poems. Limerick poems started off as games in Irish county and the town of limerick. The partakers of this game wo

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