TPCASTT Template

 

TPCASTT: Poem Analysis Method: title, paraphrase, connotation, diction, attitude, tone, shift(s), title revisited and theme

Title
of poem means

 

Paraphrase
parts of the Poem

 

Connotation
of some of the words changing literal meaning to implied or associated values

 

Attitude
What is the attitude of the author, characters or yourself?

 

Shift
At first we think or feel one way then there is a shift: identify the shifts and explain them

 

Title revisited
Any new insights on meaning or significance of title?

 

Theme