• A Poem Comparison of Donne's "Anniversary" and Jennings' "One Flesh"
    Read the two poems carefully, bearing in mind that they were written at different times by different writers and are open to different interpretations. Write a comparison of these two poems. In your answer you should consider the ways in which Donne and Jennings use form, structure and language to
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  • Compare a Daughter’s Tribute to Her Mother in ‘Praise Song for My Mother’ with the Poem ‘Nettles’.
    Compare a daughter’s tribute to her mother in ‘Praise song for my mother’ with the poem ‘Nettles’. ‘Praise song for my mother’ is about a daughter showing how much she loves her mother by writing her a praise song. There are very strong emotions in this poem and the mother meant a lot
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  • Poe's "The Conqueror Worm": Deeper Meaning to the Poem
    Poe's "The Conqueror Worm": Deeper Meaning To the Poem We often call Edgar Allen Poe one of the fathers of terror and mystery. His twisted, Macabre tales and poems are filled with great detail and often end with a dismal twist. "The Conqueror Worm" is one example of his masterful rhymes and tel
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  • Elizabeth Bishop and Her Poem "Filling Station"
    Elizabeth Bishop and Her Poem "Filling Station" Elizabeth Bishop's skill as a poet can be clearly seen in the thought- provoking poem entitled Filling Station. She paints the different language levels of poetry with the skill of an artist-- she seems to have an eye for detail as she contr
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  • Analysis of the Poem "The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke
    Analysis of the Poem "The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke I am analyzing the poem "The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke. This poem is about a man who loves his country dearly. The country is England. He believes that if he should die in a far away battle field that people should remember of him only that h
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  • Analysis of Amy Lowells Poem a
    Analysis of Amy Lowell’s Poem “A Decade” In “A Decade,” a poem by Amy Lowell, the reader is shown how a lover’s attitude can go from infatuation at first to just predictability and love. In this poem Lowell uses imagery and similes to elaborate on the feeli
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  • E.E. Cummings, Poem, Anyone Li
    E.E. Cummings "anyone lived in a pretty how town" I first read this poem and I thought of love, two people in love. Anyone and no one are in love and that is what matters to them, to be in love with each other and with life. It involves the day, the night, and how the weather changes. Th
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  • Poem Analysis the Chimmney Swe
    "The Chimney Sweeper" By William Blake Poem Analysis Unlike the one in Songs of Innocence, "The Chimney Sweeper", in Songs of Experience is very dark and pessimistic. This poem also seems to be very judgmental and gives motives for everything, but unlike Song of Innocence, the sweeper in thi
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  • Poem Bushed
    "Bushed" The entire poem is a metaphor taken literally it can be considered just a short story about a man stranded on a beach. He wakes up early in the morning, awake and very alive, he goes to sleep feeling secure. He learns how to survive by eating porcupine bellies and keeping their quills a
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  • Poem #640: Interpretation
    I cannot live with You— It would be Life— And Life is over there__ Behind the Shelf The Sexton keeps the Key to— Putting up Our life—His Porcelain— Like a Cup— Discarded of the Housewife— Quaint—or Broke— A newer Sevres pleases— Old Ones crack— I could not die—with YouÂ
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  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Stanza 74
    In stanza 74, fit III, the lady of the castle offers a magical, green girdle to Sir Gawain and explains to him that the wearer of this corset "cannot be killed by any cunning on earth." Sir Gawain, amidst an ethical dilemma, accepts the gift and chooses to conceal it from Lord Bertilak. Th
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  • Poem #640: Interpretation
    <i>I cannot live with You—<br>It would be Life—<br>And Life is over there__<br>Behind the Shelf<br><br>The Sexton keeps the Key to—<br>Putting up<br>Our life—His Porcelain—<br>Like a Cup—<br><br>Discarded of the Housewife—<br>Quaint—or Broke—<br>A newer Sevres pleases—<br>Old Ones crack—<
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  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Stanza 74
    In stanza 74, fit III, the lady of the castle offers a magical, green girdle to Sir Gawain and explains to him that the wearer of this corset "cannot be killed by any cunning on earth." Sir Gawain, amidst an ethical dilemma, accepts the gift and chooses to conceal it from Lord Bertilak. This passage
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  • Explanation of the Poem from Snowbound
    Explanation of the poem from Snowbound The main theme of Snowbound is that no-matter what happens, family will be there to help and comfort. This theme is demonstrated widely throughout the poem and even more so in the last stanza of this excerpt. Another, less prominent, theme of Snowbound is th
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  • Emily Dickinson Poem Analysis
    The Last Night that She Lived After evaluating my perception of The Last Night that She Lived, by Emily Dickinson. The message in this poem is we take life for granted and we don't appreciate it until we are threatened with losing it. Emily used what seems to me as free verse with no ap
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  • Poem Analysisi
    In Emily Dickinson's lyrical poem "There's a certain slant of light" she describes a revelation that is experienced on cold "winter afternoons." Further she goes to say that this revelation of self "oppresses, like the Heft of Cathedral Tunes" and causes "Heavenly Hurt", yet does not scare for it i
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  • Theodore Roethke's Poem Sale
    When you first read it, Theodore Roethke's poem "Sale" seems like it is about a house that is empty and for sale. The metaphors, similes, connotation, and personification show the sadness of the house and the more important point. The poem is actually about the death of a grandfather and everythin
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  • Litereary Poem Notes
    Literary Terms for Poetry 1. Alliteration: The repetition of initial consonant sounds 2. Assonance: The repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in two or more stressed syllables 3. Blank Verse: Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter lines 4. Concrete Poem: A poem wit
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  • Woodchucks Poem Essay
    "Eliminating the Pest" In the poem "Woodchucks" by Maxine Kumin, the speaker is in her garden and is annoyed with some woodchucks that are eating and destroying the produce in the garden. The speaker in turn tries to remove the woodchucks by using humane gas to kill them and when that is unsuccess
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  • Analysis of the Poem Barbie Doll' Written by Marge Piercy (1973).
    Short Composition Analysis of the poem ‘Barbie Doll' written by Marge Piercy (1973). This girlchild was born as usual And presented dolls that did pee-pee And miniature GE stoves and irons And wee lipsticks the color of cherry candy. Then in the magic of puberty, a classmate said: You ha
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