posted by m on .
I am writing a paper on "On the Amtrak from boston to new york city" by sherman alexie. I need to detail how the poet used literary conventions and poetic devices such as meter, imagery, and symbolism to communicate the meaning of the poem. I have the imagery and symbolism parts but don't know about meter. I am not 100% confident on this part but way blown away on how it applies to the poem.
Try some of the following links for information:
This is a good for learning about meter and rhythm:
And these are good sites for making sure you have read/reread the poem you're working on and then know how to write about it:
If you want further help, be sure to let us know what you DO HAVE (and not in generalities) so no one wastes time. I cannot guess what you already have.