The literary techniques used in the short poem “First Lesson” and the short story
“Charles” are very different. Some of the literary techniques that were used were irony,
characterization. Although the literary techniques are different the themes are strikingly similar.
The theme of the story and the poem is, parents worrying about their children. The theme also
expresses that parents tend to have trouble letting go of their child’s childhood.
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children’s mind’s adulterated by actions of others or people.
They want to preserve their innocence and not let go of their childhood.
The authors of these pieces of literature have used different literary techniques to express
their theme. Although the literary techniques are different the themes have not been effected by
that. Two pieces of literature may have different techniques used to set off their themes, but the
outcome will not be changed.