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    how to write a perfect intro when analyzing this poem by janet?

    While You Weren't Here

    While you weren't here
    I cried every night
    A million tears fell
    Still my heart wasn't right

    While you weren't here
    I did what I could
    Hoping against hope
    My decisions were good

    While you weren't here
    I gained some in age
    Things just went on
    And life turned a page

    While you weren't here
    I just tried to go on
    Knowing what didn't kill me
    Would only make me strong

    While you weren't here
    A whole lot got changed
    My life became different
    My world rearranged

    While you weren't here
    I had to learn to be alone
    To stand on my two feet
    To make my own home

    So that's where I am now
    At this stage of my life
    Still scared and alone
    Still coping with strife

    And oh how I wish that
    Things could be different
    That I could go back
    To a time in the past

    To a time before
    You weren't here
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    (Original post by crystalong)
    how do i write the body paragraphs of my essay?


    While You Weren't Here
    © Janet Michael



    While you weren't here
    I cried every night
    A million tears fell
    Still my heart wasn't right

    While you weren't here
    I did what I could
    Hoping against hope
    My decisions were good

    While you weren't here
    I gained some in age
    Things just went on
    And life turned a page

    While you weren't here
    I just tried to go on
    Knowing what didn't kill me
    Would only make me strong

    While you weren't here
    A whole lot got changed
    My life became different
    My world rearranged

    While you weren't here
    I had to learn to be alone
    To stand on my two feet
    To make my own home

    So that's where I am now
    At this stage of my life
    Still scared and alone
    Still coping with strife

    And oh how I wish that
    Things could be different
    That I could go back
    To a time in the past

    To a time before
    You weren't here
    A suggested paragraph structure is the PETER structure:
    > P- Point: One sentence saying what the point you're trying to get across in this paragraph is (e.g The author x creates an air of tension in the text to make the reader feel suspicious about z character's intentions.)
    > E- Evidence: A quote to back up your point (can be introduced with 'this is shown through the quote "x")
    > T- Technique: State what literary technique/structural technique is being used in this quote ("x" which uses pathetic fallacy.)
    > E- Explanation: Explain how this technique and quote support your point; explore the author's intentions; what this shows you about the plot/character; context; the general effects of it.
    > R- Reader: Explain the effects of the quote/technique on the reader; how it makes them feel, how it changes their view of a character, whether they're empathetic etc. The last two parts should make up the largest section of the paragraph.
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    (Original post by crystalong)
    how to write a perfect intro when analyzing this poem by janet?

    While You Weren't Here

    While you weren't here
    I cried every night
    A million tears fell
    Still my heart wasn't right

    While you weren't here
    I did what I could
    Hoping against hope
    My decisions were good

    While you weren't here
    I gained some in age
    Things just went on
    And life turned a page

    While you weren't here
    I just tried to go on
    Knowing what didn't kill me
    Would only make me strong

    While you weren't here
    A whole lot got changed
    My life became different
    My world rearranged

    While you weren't here
    I had to learn to be alone
    To stand on my two feet
    To make my own home

    So that's where I am now
    At this stage of my life
    Still scared and alone
    Still coping with strife

    And oh how I wish that
    Things could be different
    That I could go back
    To a time in the past

    To a time before
    You weren't here
    Your intro needs to summarise the key message of the poem and introduce the themes we can't write it for you though
 
 
 

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