Writers frequently use mental images to depict what is go oning in the text. such is done in the verse form “To Paint a Water Lily” by Ted Hughes. There can be many images brought to mind ; images of toads. lily pads. or even flowers. Hughes speaks of different images. such as the darning needles vibrating and the underside of the pool. Hughes uses imagination and structural difference to expose the observant yet care free attitude of a nature lover. While many people like to travel through life and non pay attending to inside informations. they wouldn’t notice the darning needle “stand [ ing ] in infinite to take aim” ( 7 ) . This shows that the writer is paying close attending to detail. So far the verse form started out speaking about a H2O lily but has started to switch towards speaking about a darning needle who has caught his oculus near the H2O lily itself. He is so speaking about the vivacious colourss of the darning needles while stating “so the eyes congratulations to see the colorss of these flies Rainbow their arcs” ( 12-13 ) . this piece gives the images of florescent bluish darning needles all about.
Through the mental images gained in the many different ways of depicting the darning needles there is an attitude of a really observant adult male who can happen the all right inside informations in a larger image. Hughes uses structural differences such as interruptions to represent his alteration in ideas and the uninterrupted observations of the talker. “Ignorant of age as of hour” ( 21 ) Hughes is now focused on the undertaking of painting a H2O lily. This shows that Hughes is observant and was able to pay attending to detail. but now needs to acquire back to the undertaking at manus which is painting a H2O lily. While Hughes was out by the pool acquiring ready to paint he noticed something ; a darning needle. acquiring ready to assail its pray. He noticed the conflicts being taken topographic point under the tree. These were all distractions from his undertaking of painting a H2O lily but none of these wouldn’t have been noticed unless Hughes hadn’t stopped and observed his milieus.