What is the name for beginning with a false impression of how the author feels?

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For example, in Walt Whitman’s “This Compost,” he begins the poem by stating that he “Will not go to the pasture to walk” for fear of the rotten meat and corpses that have been deposited in the earth, but in the second part of the poem reveals that he does not really feel this way.

Is there a word for this kind of opening with a lie in order to get the reader to approach the point of the work from a special perspective?

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Yes, it is a contradiction that the poet feels in his own thoughts or ideas or ways of thinking.

English Tutor Answered question October 9, 2020
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