• Poetry
    Acrostic Poetry is where the first letter of each line spells a word, usually using the same words as in the title. Ballad A short narrative poem with stanzas of two or four lines and usually a refrain. The story of a ballad can originate from a wide range of subject matter but most frequently deals...
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  • Ib Example
    reading and the power of literature to affect the reader. The poem personifies books, imagining how they silently plot to draw in their readers, and then moves to a discussion of how the readers are changed by their reading. Edgar structures his poem to illustrate the nature of this relationship between literature...
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  • Love It
    Poem 1 Analytical Points * 4 stanzas * 4 words in each stanza * 1 speaker (does not appear to be speaking to anybody in particular) * “glazed” stanza 3 very descriptive * 2 color describing words separated by 1 stanza in stanzas 2 & 4 * Grammar appears to be off (could use...
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  • “the Hand That Signed the Paper” Analysis
    “The Hand That Signed the Paper” consists of four stanzas that harshly mock the cold and unfriendliness present of politics and conflict. In my opinion this poem is about war, revealing the speakers disgust for political leaders overall. The poet makes audience feel as though the hand that signed the...
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  • Poem in Two Voices
    goes into the house to find his father reading aloud in his study. Norman and Reverend John Maclean recite various excerpts strung together from the poem "Ode: Intimations of Immortality" by William Wordsworth: (Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star...
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  • Essay on Charge of the Light Brigade
    presents the cavalry men of the Crimean war (1854- 1856) as great victors and a powerful army. This glorious army is bragged about in the form of a poem by Tennyson. Imagery is one of the techniques which Tennyson uses to build the conflict up as a picture to let the audience visualise the conflict...
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  • Yeah
    call a group of lines? 2. What element requires the use of senses? 3. What type of poem requires a 5-7-5 syllable pattern? 4. What do you call the element of poetry that is concerned with the shape? 5. What is a poem that doesn't rhyme? 6. What is a type of literature that expresses ideas and feelings...
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  • Beauty in Creation
    famous of Edgar Allan Poe’s poems. Though there is criticism on the truth of the poet’s feelings and the terrifying event in the poem, to Poe and many readers who read poetry for its own sake, this disapproval has never dampens their interest. The originality of the poem owes much to the way the story...
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  • Poetry
    ABC A poem that has five lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling. Lines 1 through 4 are made up of words, phrases or clauses while the first word of each line is in alphabetical order. Line 5 is one sentence long and begins with any letter. Acrostic Poetry that certain letters, usually the first...
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  • Poems
    Analyzing poems Writing Your Paper : Questions To Answer Before Writing Most likely you will not be able to simply write a few lines for each device, rather you must group these devices together. A proper order of paragraphs may flow like this: I. Dramatic Situation A. Who is speaking...
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    wet 4. Right many a nipperkin! 5. “But ranged as infantry, 6. And staring face to face, 7. I shot at him as he at me. 8. And killed him in his place. 9. “I shot him dead because- 10. Because he was my foe. Throughout the poem it is easy to tell that the flow of this poem is non-traditional...
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  • The Virgins, to Make Much of Time
    Essay The poem “To the virgins, to make much of time” was written in 1648 by the author Robert Herrick who was born in august 1951 and buried in 1674. The poem is formed by 4 stanzas, which contains 4 verses in each one of them. There is rhyme in the poem and the scheme is formed after the “abab” principle...
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  • Critical Analysis of Sous Les Arbres
    Les Arbres is the 17th poem in the second half of the book “L’ Âme en Fleur”. “L’ Âme en Fleur” is the second book of Victor Hugo’s “Les Contemplations”. Sous Les Abres is the title of the 17th poem while the poems which come directly before it and after aren’t titled. The poem is 24 lines long, consisting...
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  • Analyse of “the Darkling Thrush”
    Analyse of “The Darkling Thrush” Thomas Hardy presents a theme of hope in his poem The Darkling Thrush. In the poem winter season has brought about death and despair. A tired old man leans over a coppice gate in a desolate area, to see the ghosts of the past and little hope for the future. Hardy...
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  • Poetry
    authentic and individual mode of expression makes it nearly impossible to define. Kinds of Poetry ABC A poem that has five lines that creates a mood, picture, or feeling. Lines 1 through 4 are made up of words, phrases or clauses while the first word of each line is in alphabetical order. Line 5...
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  • Vegetable
    VEGETABLES The poem ‘Among Vegetables’ by renowned Malaysian poet Muhammad Haji Salleh is a colourful poem that reflects on the diversity of the Malaysians. The whole poem celebrates Malaysian life in 3 ways: i. nature ii. culture iii. food Overall, the twelve stanza poem is a poem of celebration...
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  • John Foulcher- Harry Wood Summary
    This poem is a poem that describes the life of a retired miner, how he faced the close encounter of death and lived through that experience to have a long fulfilling life. In my opinion this poem is a poem of a young aussie man who was born poor and wanted better for his family in the future, he wanted...
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  • The Tyger Literary Analysis
    go quite deep. Now we will slow down, and closely analyze the poem stanza by stanza. If you're ready to experience the jungle of hidden meanings, lets take a leap into the world of The Tyger and take a look at this magnificent poem. Stanza 1 Tyger! Tyger! burning brightIn the forests of the night,What...
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  • Notes
    CONTENTS Introduction: How to use these Notes The poems: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Sujata Bhatt, A Different History Gerard Manley Hopkins, Pied Beauty Allen Curnow, Continuum Edwin Muir, Horses Judith Wright, Hunting Snake Ted Hughes, Pike Christina Rossetti, A Birthday Dante Gabriel Rossetti, The...
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