• "If" Analysis
    Analysis and Response: “If” by Rudyard Kipling Kipling, Rudyard. "If." Meyer, Michael. The Bedford Introduction to Literature. Ed. Michael Meyer. 8th Ed. Boston/New York: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2008. 809. Print. Analysis and Response: “If” by Rudyard Kipling “If” a poem written by Rudyard...
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  • “Gunga Din”
    “Gunga Din” by Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling was a great poet and also a great author. He contributed much in the world of literature. One of his poems was called “Gunga Din”, and I personally enjoyed it. Warfare has always fascinated me, and the setting for this poem was in a battle scene...
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  • Poetry Analysis If by Rudyard Kipling
    English 113 9 November 2012 Poetry Analysis by Rudyard Kipling “If” As I analyze this poem, I get a sense of life’s challenges and how someone can overcome those who refuse to take accountability for their own actions.  Considering the poem using point of view, I wonder whether it is being...
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  • The Representation of Colonized People in Rudyard Kipling’s Poem “the White Man’s Burden”: an Unrealistic Representation
    Representation of the Colonized People in the Poem and his Notion of The White Man’s Burden. As an imperialist writer, Rudyard Kipling in his poem ‘The White Man’s Burden’ makes the representation of the imperial supremacy. He stresses the Eurocentric view of the world in which non-European...
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  • If by Rudyard Kipling Analysis
    majority of his poems dealt with his opinion of inspiration and imperialism. An analysis of “If” and “The White Man’s Burden” makes it clear that Rudyard Kipling uses literary devices effectively to fortify his message of inspiration and imperialism. “If” is one of Kipling’s best known poems and...
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  • "If"-a Critical Essay
    parallelism, for example: Or being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or being hated, don't give way to hating, Analysis of the inspiring poem by Rudyard Kipling Includes: Interpretation, mood, tone, poetic devices, visual representation. The poem “If” written by Rudyard Kipling is one of the...
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  • Lord of the Flies Symbol Analysis
    couple of the symbols are leadership (Ralph) and spirituality (Simon). Poems that can go along with these themes and symbols include: The Road not Taken, by Robert Frost, If by Rudyard Kipling, London by William Blake, A light exists in spring by Emily Dickenson, and Fable L: The Hare and Many...
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  • Short Stories
    ENGLISH LITERATURE ASSIGNMENT 1 POEM ANALYSIS REASON FOR CHOOSING THIS POEM I choose this poem ‘if’ by Rudyard Kipling because when I read this poem it reminds me of when I was a little girl how it was difficult to grow up. This poem brings back memories. Back in that time...
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  • Victorianism
    Light Brigade” [Poem] UNIT – IV: Romanticizing Colonialism (8 Hours) * Romanticising the Empire * Dependency on Foreign Labour * Exploitation * Justification * Criticism of Foreign Labour Texts: Rider Haggard (1856-1925) – King Solomon’s Mines [Novel] Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936...
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  • “White Man’s Burden” Analysis and How It Displays European Attitude to Imperialism »
    The White Man’s Burden: Analysis by dbrager14 In the poem, “The White Man’s Burden” by Rudyard Kipling it shows that the European attitudes towards imperialism were negative. They considered the work a burden and thought that the Africans were savages. In lines 7 and 8, Kipling describes the...
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  • 'If' by Rudyard Kipling Analysis
    SPEC SLIMS Poem Analysis If by Rudyard Kipling The poem ‘If’ is directed to Kipling’s son, and is a message to him on his route to manhood. This is seen in the very last line of the poem, when Kipling writes: “And- which is more- you’ll be a Man, my son!” The poem is about setting goals, taking...
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  • The Images of Women in Heart of Darkness
    night. However, these characteristics are not always true. Rudyard Kipling’s “ The White Man’s Burden” produces colonial discourse because it is the poem reflects binary opposition between colonizer ( American) toward the colonized ( Philippines ) . The writer tries to advise American or White...
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  • The Hollow Man
    Morris and "The Broken Men" by Rudyard Kipling. The poem also has been veiwed as a historical writing based on Guy Fawkes, attempted arsonist of the English house of Parliament, and his straw-man effigy that is burned each year in the United Kingdom on Guy Fawkes Night. The literary work has...
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  • Stylistic Analysis of the Poem "Meeting at Night"
    The Love Song of Hair Dyal Rudyard Kipling Alone upon the housetops to the North I turn and watch the lightnings in the sky-- The glamour of thy footsteps in the North. Come back to me, Beloved, or I die. Below my feet the still bazar is laid-- Far, far below the weary camels lie-- The...
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  • The White Man’s Burden—Imperialism or Imperialist’s Enlightenment
    2011080302 Christina 洪信爱 The white man’s burden—imperialism or imperialist’s enlightenment Introduction of The white man’s burden The white man’s burden, published originally in magazine McClure’s was written by English short story writer, poet, novelist Rudyard Kipling (1865~1936...
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  • "If" and It's Components
    Dominique Edwards Professor Whitaker Honors Literature 4 October 2012 “If” by Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling powerfully passes down knowledge and wisdom to his son in his timeless poem entitled “If.” After living through a treacherous childhood that led to an adult life that entailed even...
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  • Rudyard Kipling
    inspired his poem, "My Boy Jack", and the incident became the basis for the play My Boy Jack and its subsequent television adaptation, along with the documentary Rudyard Kipling: A Remembrance Tale. (In 1992 the Commonwealth War Graves Commission reported that it had located John’s burial place, but...
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  • If by Kipling
    to check back on this page/post for the updates to the analysis.) If By: Rudyard Kipling Analysis: Kipling’s poem offers a guideline to what a person must do in order to grow and reach their full potential. Each stanza starts off with “If…” So basically it is saying “if” a person...
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  • Explication Essay of Cities and Thrones and Powers, by Rudyard Kipling
    that she will go on forever even though her life span is only seven days long. Like the daffodil in the poem, our society often focuses on our own lives and we thinks that it will last forever. Rudyard Kipling also uses excellent word choice to enhance the meaning of his poem. In the last line...
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  • Rudyard Kipling
    school which sought to develop qualities that were completely alien to Kipling. In later life the deaths of two of his children also affected Kipling deeply. Rudyard Kipling achieved fame quickly, based initially on his first stories and poems written in India (he returned there after College), and...
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