• Hope Is the Thing with Feathers
    about how the bird has never asked anything from her. In line 12, it says that the bird never asked a crumb of her. Again this can mean that asking anything in return is out of the question when dealing with the feeling of hope. It was available to her within the “chillest land/ and on the strangest...
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  • An Analysis of “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” and “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking”
    been said in a few words was stretched out for two and a half lines in a stanza to allow the reader to fully surround themselves with the feeling that dusk brought. Another example of exquisite diction was when the author was referring to the boy's translation of the bird after a few stanzas of the...
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  • Report to Wordsworth
    is ‘the flowers are mute, and the birds are few’. Here, Boey conveys that life never will be perfect or normal. Live hard and die hard is basically what’s to recognise in this line and the whole poem. The way explores time in such a depressive manner it gives a subconscious feeling of severe...
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  • The World Without Us (Based on the Book by Alan Wiesman)
    evident in the world for hundreds of thousands of years before they may decompose due to photodegrade. Weisman also looks at the effects humans are having on the life of birds and how they are slowly causing them to become extinct. “Of more than 10 000 species that have coexisted with us… about 300...
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  • “The Oven Bird” by Robert Frost and “Encounter” by Czeslaw Milosz
    at the end of spring – to the falling of leaves. He uses synonyms in these comparisons: fall (meaning to descend) and Fall (meaning Autumn). This demands that the line be read a few times over to fully understand the meaning because of the repeated word. The bird realizes that he isn’t like other...
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  • Comparing two poems
    about. (Using the non-interpreted version of Caged Bird). Firstly the word ‘limbo’ has a few meanings itself therefore when you might first look at the poem, like me, you would think of the game of going under a stick and even though the poem has some evidence of that game, it is mainly about slavery...
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  • Comparison of Whitman and Dickenson Poems
    irregular rhyme; ‘heard' in line 5 rhymes with ‘bird' in line 7, and ‘Sea' in line 10 rhymes with ‘Me' in line 12. Whitman's poem contains even more irregular line lengths. The first 4 lines of each stanza vary from 12 to 15 syllables, but the last 4 lines of each stanza vary from 5 to 8 syllables...
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  • The Darkling Thrush
    future using a thrush, which confuses him. The first few lines of this poem launch its tone and setting. In the first line he states that the speaker is “leant upon on a coppice gate” (1), which is a gate that opens to the woods, making the reader feel their reflective state. The fact the he is...
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  • Education
    the bird weakened and slowed its attack. Thirty minutes later, we quietly opened the door and crept back to the main building. (a) Give the meanings of the following words as used in the passage. One word answers or short phrases will be accepted. (i) strolled (line 4) 5 ICSE Specimen Question...
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  • Easy Essays
    cassowary, a bird also found in Australia‟s north Queensland rainforests. Cassowarys weigh 55 kilos or more, stand about 180 centimeters tall and have saber-like toenails that can open a human from chin to groin like a zipper and kill humans. 3 ICSE Specimen Question Paper “What‟s wrong?” Pele...
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  • Wasps Nest Commentary
    . Moreover this highlights the contrast in mood between the poet and the wasps. This further emphasizes human reality of anxiety and worry. Unlike the birds, humans get worried very quickly and easily at the smallest possible occurrence such as the building of a nest. In the next few lines the struggle...
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  • Birds
    Birds The earliest birds of which we have any record were descended from reptiles and lived about a hundred and thirty million years ago. These first birds had tails like lizards and teeth in their jaws. Over a period of many millions of years, the wings developed at the expense of the tail...
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  • Icse English
    perimeter and dashed through the gate. When I turned to close it, the bird was nowhere to be seen. I didn’t realize it and at the time, but I had just come face to face with a cassowary, a bird also found in Australia’s north Queensland rainforests. Cassowarys weigh 55 kilos or more, stand about 180...
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  • Hope vs Hope
    Durabont, both use a bird as a major symbol to hope. The Shawshank Redemption use the characters Jack, Andy and Red to make connections to hope, while “Hope” is the thing with feathers really has no characters that make connections to hope. “Hope” is the thing with feathers is a poem about how hope...
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  • Report to Wordsmouth by Boey Kim Cheng
    that cannot function, few birds and a sky that is "slow moving". Then he speaks about Proteus. He says all hope for Proteus--the God of the sea-- rising is dead. He means all hope the sea( the unhealthy and contaminated oceans) is gone. He says this is because of man's insatiable greed, he actually...
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  • Caged Bird and Song to the Men of England
    of two former slaves. Therefore, she could relate to his situation of the ‘caged bird’. When Maya Angelou talks about a ‘caged bird’, she meant a black person in those times. Slavery had been abolished a few generations back, but black people were still widely discriminated. A black person...
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  • Robert Frost
    shows him as if it is his "last stand". Whilst the bird is being spoken about, the narrator Is distracted by a piece of wood , Frost uses this to tell the story displaying how you can be distracted easily causing you to forget about the previous, this is conveyed very well within the next few...
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  • Dodo Bird
    | | | |mammals on the island and a high diversity of bird species lived in the dense forests. |5 | | |The Dodo was about one meter tall, and may have weighed approximately 10–18 kg in the wild. Its external | | | |appearance is now evidenced only by...
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  • "The Raven" - Edgar Allan Poe's View About His Own Fate.
    ) "Straight I wheeled a cushioned seat in front of bird, and bust and door" (line 68) "Then, upon the velvet sinking, I betook myself to linking " (line 69). Isolation and solitude is was the narrator is seeking in order to "surcease" the inner pain and sorrow. What is more the time of the action in...
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  • "324" Analysis
    . A majority of the time, church songs are about the love of God, the rising of Jesus, or something along those lines. This immediately expresses positive feelings toward the entire process of not fulfilling religious requirements in an orthodox manor. Only a few short lines later, she alludes again...
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