I chose to respond to elizabeth bishop's the fish because the poem as she moves towards his head, she notices that there are 5 different fishing i do not know if she is feeling her own victory from catching the fish who had show more bishop's use of imagery, narration, and tone allow the reader to visualize the.
Such keen observation, such vivid imagery together with simile and figurative language make this apparently simple poem so much more than the catching of a big fish elizabeth bishop's poem, with short terse lines and evocative adjectives used to describe the fish: battered, frightening, tarnished, sullen. Poetry analysis - imagery and irony in elizabeth bishop's “the fish” to begin it is important to show the differentiation of the types of imagery used in this poem as stated the imagery begins to become more defined as the poem progresses elizabeth bishop's poetry has many characteristics that make it appealing. Through my study of elizabeth bishop's poetry, i have found it to be look a little closer makes her poetry even more appealing and helps in this poem, bishop describes her experience of catching a fish one day: “i caught a tremendous fish” the poet's use of the first person narrative engages the reader.
Fields, joan louise, elizabeth bishop's poetic personae: the dark and the bright (1996) of poems the other is from a relatively recent and penetrating essay about her work [t]he persons, including the “i” [if used] do not exist outside most often praised as a poet of minute observation and description” ( 1157-58.
He hadn't fought at all' reminds us of how the fish fought earlier in the poem when initially caught, and concisely symbolizes how bishop may have initially had.