Comparative Essay

Comparative Essay

  • MLA Format
  • 750+ words, double spaced, not including Works Cited page
  • Works Cited page
  • Proper in-text citations

Your paper should consist of your original response and analysis. Please do not include biographical information on the poets or use outside sources. Also, please note that your paper will be submitted through Turnitin, a plagiarism detection tool.

  1. Compare Pablo Neruda’s “Ode to a Large Tuna in the Market” with Elizabeth Bishop’s poem “The Fish.” Your analysis should focus specifically on the poets’ use of figurative language (metaphor and simile, in particular). How does the speaker in each of the poems feel about the fish? How does the poet’s use of figurative language contribute to the poem’s tone?