"Analysis Of Poem If By Rudyard Kipling" Essays and Research Papers

  • Analysis Of Poem 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 told from the point of view of Rudyard Kipling or not. Is “If” the story of Kipling himself?  Is it an ideal he aspired to or something he attained?  If he did attain it, is it something he attained and...

    John Lockwood Kipling, Kim, Rudyard Kipling 1423  Words | 4  Pages

  • '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 risks, being a leader and self-belief, but all in moderation. An example in the text is: “If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you. But make allowance for their doubting too”. Kipling tells his son...

    Iambic pentameter, Phonology, Poetry 1137  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of Gunga Din by Rudyard Kipling

    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. Well, Gunga Din is actually a character, and I tend to think of this poem as a eulogy to a dead fantasy hero. He is not one with super strength or super speed, but with a super heart for humanity. Rudyard Kipling...

    Gunga Din, Kim, Rudyard Kipling 1403  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rudyard Kipling

    trouble.” B. This is a famous quote by Rudyard Kipling. C. Rudyard Kipling was a literary breakout of his time. II. Main topic #1 A. Rudyard Kipling had an interesting childhood. 1. He was born in India. 2. He had a family. B. He was born in India. 1. His birth year was December 30, 1865. 2. His birth city is in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. C. He had a family. 1. He was the son of John Lockwood Kipling and Alice MacDonald. 2. He was...

    Children's literature, John Lockwood Kipling, Kim 2114  Words | 7  Pages

  • "If" by Rudyard Kipling

    This analysis of If by Kipling is a decoded version of what the poet wants to convey through his didactic words. In the first stanza he shows his readers the ideal way to act during times of acute crisis. The poet asks his readers to make themselves strong enough such that they can take responsibility for their actions and choices bravely and not indulge in blame-games. A person should muster enough confidence to believe in himself and his potential when everyone else gives up on him; but at the...

    Human, Meter, Poetry 953  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rudyard Kipling

    The Legendary Life of Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling was one of the greatest writers of all time. He was a gifted writer and a huge celebrity, and has provided us with countless writings that will continue to be enjoyed by future generations. There are two perspectives when it comes to Kipling’s canonization; those that believe based solely on his writing abilities think he should be canonized, and those who saw him as an only an outspoken political figure do not. The questions surrounding his...

    Gunga Din, John Lockwood Kipling, Nobel Prize 1394  Words | 3  Pages

  • Kipling Essay

    Recessional” Kipling illustrates the concept of empire by claiming that it is the duty or burden of white men to civilize, educate and religiously higher the non whites. Such concept is very unacceptable due to the fact that one may think they are higher than another civilization where such concept of view still exists today. The “ White man’s burden” Kipling poem was written during the Spanish American war where United States was first seen as world power. Most people believe the poem is written...

    British Empire, Second Boer War, Spanish–American War 735  Words | 4  Pages

  • On "If" by Rudyard Kipling and "Kipling" by Carol Ann Duffy

    On “Kipling” by Carol Ann Duffy Answering “If” by Rudyard Kipling Kieter Philip Balisnomo English IB Block 4, Ms. Nychka On “Kipling” by Carol Ann Duffy answering “If” by Rudyard Kipling The doctrines of idealism and optimism are demonstrated in the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling. “If” advises the reader to achieve qualities and reach for perfection. “If” is answered in the book, Answering Back by Carol Ann Duffy’s poem, “Kipling”. Duffy’s response to “If” is appallingly contrasting in mood...

    Good and evil, Optimism, Poetry 1205  Words | 4  Pages

  • An Analysis of If by Rudyard Kipling

    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 Kipling in 1910, illustrates some of the various situations of life and how we may want to deal with them. The first stanza talks of our self-confidence, how we need to believe in ourselves and be true...

    Kim, Rudyard Kipling 550  Words | 2  Pages

  • Critical Analysis of the Gardener by Rudyard Kipling

    The Gardener By Rudyard Kipling It can be seen in "The Gardener" by Rudyard Kipling that the relationships are very complex. For example Helen Turrell, Michael Turrell and the gardeners relationship can be perceived in many different ways. The most likely scenario is that Helen is the mother, Michael the son and the gardener is the son resurrected but to determine this each of the characters need to be examined. To establish this theme it is best to look at the three main interpretations...

    Family, John Lockwood Kipling, Kim 1215  Words | 3  Pages

  • Explication Essay of Cities and Thrones and Powers, by Rudyard Kipling

    Explication Essay of “Cities and Thrones and Powers” by Rudyard Kipling Essay by David Taylor “Cities and Thrones and Powers, / Stand in Time’s eye,” (lines 1, 2). These lines set the stage for the poem’s meaning. Rudyard Kipling uses figurative language, word choice, and rhythm to create the meaning “Nothing in this world lasts forever, but life is everlasting,” Rudyard Kipling then dives further and creates a deeper meaning underneath that of the first saying, to enjoy the experience of life...

    Kim, Life, Meaning of life 599  Words | 3  Pages

  • If by Rudyard Kipling Analysis

    English ISU Rudyard Kipling was born in 1865 and through the years of living in Bombay, he learned about the British Empire. Kipling gave much too English literature and wrote poetry, short stories, and novels1. When Kipling was five, his parents sent him to boarding school in England so he could learn more about his British background. While living in England, Kipling was inspired by the imperialistic views of the British demonstrated around the world. During his school years, Kipling had a very...

    American Empire, British Empire, England 755  Words | 2  Pages

  • If by rudyard kipling

    “If you can dream and not make dreams your master; if you can think and not make thought your aim”. “If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you.”(9-10) two lines from the poem - If that certainly don’t express gender specific advice in the 21st century. The entire poem reads as ambiguous in nature when gender is in focus, which was written as paternal advice to Kipling’s son. If ‘With sixty seconds worth of distance run, yours is the earth and everything in it, And – which is more – you’ll...

    21st century, Gender, Gender identity 920  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    Which aspects of relationships are presented in the three poems we studied? References to “Piano” by D.H Lawrence, “Do not go gentle into that good night” by Dylan Thomas and “Hal-past two by U.A Fanthorpe In the three poems we have studied: Sonnet 116 “ Let me not to the marriage” by William Shakespeare ; “My last Duchess” by Robert Browning; “If” by Rudyard Kipling, different aspects of relationships and love are explored in different forms: power, pride, eternity, love as a guiding force and...

    Duke, Iambic pentameter, Love 2599  Words | 6  Pages

  • If og We and They af Rudyard Kipling

    assignment 27/1-11 ‘If’ and ‘We and They’ by Rudyard Kipling If I had to think of one major theme in the poem If, which is written by the English writer Rudyard Kipling, I would have to say that ‘dignity’ plays a big part, seeing as every one of the things he mentions will lead you to dignity in some way or another. And yet every line, as the title suggests, begins with "If you-", allowing for the potential mistakes of the flawed human race. Whereupon, Kipling suddenly startles you with his literary flair:...

    Bhagavad Gita, Brahman, England 843  Words | 2  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast 'If' by Rudyard Kipling

    COMPARE AND CONTRAST POETIC DEVICE The three most common poetic devices that are presented in this poem are repetition, personification, and alliteration. Repetition In this poem, Kipling uses repetition with the word “you” throughout the entire poem to emphasize how important “you” is. Personification There are three examples of personification here: 1. The first is in Stanza 2, when he states, “…make dreams your master…” (line 9) The first stanza talks of our self-confidence,...

    Iambic pentameter, Leander Starr Jameson, Line 610  Words | 3  Pages

  • 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 camels and the captives of thy raid. Come back to me, Beloved, or I die! My father's wife is old and harsh with years, And drudge of all my father's house am I-- My bread is sorrow and my drink is...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Love 957  Words | 4  Pages

  • White Man’s Burden: Rudyard Kipling

    White Man’s Burden: Rudyard Kipling Born in British India in 1865, Rudyard Kipling was educated in England before returning to India in 1882, where his father was a museum director and authority on Indian arts and crafts. Thus Kipling was thoroughly immersed in Indian culture—by 1890 he had published in English about 80 stories and ballads previously unknown outside India. He published "The White Man's Burden" in 1899 as an appeal to the United States to assume the task of developing the Philippines...

    Edward Burne-Jones, England, India 408  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rudyard Kipling

    Rudyard KiplingFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to: navigation, search "Kipling" redirects here. For other uses, see Kipling (disambiguation). Joseph Rudyard Kipling Photograph from 1914 Born Joseph Rudyard Kipling 30 December 1865(1865-12-30) Bombay, British India Died 18 January 1936(1936-01-18) (aged 70) Middlesex Hospital, London, England Occupation Short story writer, novelist, poet, journalist Nationality British Genres Short story, novel, children's literature...

    Children's literature, John Lockwood Kipling, Kim 9894  Words | 28  Pages

  • Rudyard Kipling

    "Joseph Rudyard Kipling was a famous English poet, short-story writer, and novelist mostly remembered for his celebration of the British imperialism, stories as well as poems of the British soldiers in India, plus his stories for the children. Kipling was also awarded with the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was born on 30 December 1865, in Bombay, during the Bombay Presidency of British India, although he was taken by his family to England while his age was five years. Kipling is popularly recognized...

    Akela, Fiction, Mowgli 481  Words | 2  Pages

  • analysis of poem

     To analyze a poem stylistically, we can analyze the poetic device, which is usually deviation and foregrounding, that the poet used in the poem. The term foregrounding refers to an effect brought about in the reader by linguistic or other forms of deviation in the literary text (Leech, 1985).In poem, devices of foregrounding and deviation are always used to draw reader’s attention and impress the readers. In the aspect of deviation and foregrounding, there are some perspectives on the nature of...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Linguistics 1355  Words | 4  Pages

  • Analysis of Poem

    ZY Seah Mr. Brian Eberle English 2 15 April 2014 Analysis of The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats William Butler Yeats in his poem, “The Second Coming”, makes a number of distinctive metaphors and symbols to express the features of the poem, that are critical to consider upon first reading the poem, this creates a theme in the poem. Yeats portrays a dismal world where anarchy reigns over the guiltlessness of humankind. This poem portrays a dark and foreboding atmosphere that serves...

    Ezra Pound, The Second Coming, William Butler Yeats 1219  Words | 4  Pages

  • poem analysis

    and syllables. B. Analysis of Meaning of Wordsworth’s Poem: Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known             Wordsworth’s poem Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known is a romantic poem. This poem, like most of other Romantic poem, has an idea of ‘Love’. This poem really reflects Wordsworth’s principles of romantic literary work. It expresses Wordsworth’s own feeling and passion. He really praises the nature very much by giving such a nature scene. The language in this poem is very simple. a....

    Iambic tetrameter, Literature, Love 1723  Words | 6  Pages

  • FINAL SONG POEM ESSAY

    living, some live by a code, others by a certain motivation. Either way, personalities that strongly and passionately follow what they believe are the ones who accomplish happiness in life. The poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling is a poem that offers its readers possible solutions to life’s obstacles. In this piece Rudyard offers inspirational advice on how to handle triumph and disaster. On the other hand, Emii Bulls lyrics “Triumph and Disaster,” present a different view, one that describes the overcoming...

    John Lockwood Kipling, Kim, Love 1187  Words | 5  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    analyzing is a poem by Lorna Crozier called The Child Who Walks Backwards. Throughout my analysis I will look into parental abuse, underlying meanings in the lines in the poetry, as well as connections I can make personally to the book. I think it is also important that I bring forth essential messages in the words and statements of the poem. The main theme I will choose to focus on is that abuse does not only happen at school or back alleys, but that it happens in homes as well. This poem is told from...

    Child abuse, Mother 1051  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    Poem Analysis: I Go Back to May 1973 The poem being analyzed is entitled, “I Go Back to May 1973” by Sharon Olds. In the beginning of the poem, the image of innocence is lost but as the reader goes deeper into the heart and core of the text, the tone rapidly spirals into violence as well as resentment. I’m assuming that the author of the poem, Sharon Olds, is the narrator of this literary text. Sharon starts by reflecting her life story. She tells the tale of the beginning of her parent’s...

    Academic dress, Graduation, Marriage 733  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    relationships. Robert Browining, a great Victorian poet, wrote two pre-1940 poems, ‘My last Duchess’ and ‘Prophyrias lover’, they are both examples of domineering me or individuals who end up killing their former lovers. The main theme which the poems are centred around is madness. ‘The Ballad’ on the other hand has an unknown poet, this could be as a result of it being passed down from one generation to another. All the three poems deal with the distorted image and status of women, and how this had an...

    Ballad, By the Way, Love 2763  Words | 7  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    Analysis of the poem, “Still I Rise” Maya Angelou’s poem, “Still I Rise” may contain different meanings depending on the reader who interprets it. It is a poem that talks about keeping one’s head up no matter how hard the situation they come from and not being affected by the problems on the side. Maya Angelou was part of a generation wherein the black race was still seen as “inferior”. During that time, the “truth” is usually kept hidden favoring the more superior groups of people. Hence, the...

    Black people, Child abuse, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 1055  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    Final Analysis Oral Report Hope by Emily Dickinson Can you imagine life with out hope? I think Emily Dickinson may have used hope a lot in her life and that’s why she wrote this wonderful poem, to inspire those without hope to give them a perspective from a beautiful bird that hope can change your life in any way you dream it. I choose to analyze the famous poem “hope” by Emily Dickinson, Such an interesting and mysterious poet she lived her entire life in Amherst, Massachusetts, only...

    All You Need Is Love, Bird, Emily Dickinson 1014  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    Task 1 LITERARY ANALYSIS: READING POETRY AND WRITING THE ESSAY Pre-writing exercise 1 • Man: This primarily mean adult male but can designate any human being regardless of sex or age. Wikipedia (2011) • Wall: This is an upright structure of wood, plaster or any building material serving to enclose, divide or protect an area. Wikipedia (2011) • Berlin Wall: This is the wall that separated East Germany from West Germany. Wikipedia (2011) • Wailing Wall of Jerusalem: It is the remnant of the...

    Berlin Wall, Cold War, East Germany 893  Words | 3  Pages

  • Review of Rudyard Kipling's Stories

    How the leopard got his spots Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. Kipling received the 1907 Nobel Prize for Literature. He was born in Bombay, in the Bombay Presidency of British India, and was taken by his family to England when he was five years old. Kipling is best known for his works of fiction, including The Jungle...

    Children's literature, Fiction, Gunga Din 2110  Words | 5  Pages

  • poem analysis

    In the poems “ A Time Past” by Denise Levertov and “When You Are Old” by William Butler Yeats both emphasize the memory of formal lovers. Levertov chooses to reminisce about the beautiful moments of the ended relationship and Yeats creates an anonymous speaker that requests of a former lover to remember her youth and his love for her, creating a surreal sense of mystery that only reveals some shadows of his own past love life. In the poems “A Time Past” and “When You Are Old” both use powerful imagery...

    Ezra Pound, Love, Modernism 1071  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of Poem

    structure with variated rhythm to convey the poems celebration of life with the underlying fact that life is finite, death is inevitable, but we should live life to its full potential whilst we can until its pleasures end. In only four stanza’s MacNeice explores a variety of different emotions. There is a nostalgic sentiment in terms of love lost, the more distant memory of a paradise and the awareness of its imminent demise. Moreover towards the end of the poem the poet writes of regrets and finally acceptance...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Life 1009  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ruyard Kipling

    and my past life. Other people would write a letter of distress and trying to locate themselves in the middle of this endless, sapphire ocean. But I’m not. I am going to tell you about my memories and experiences that came to my mind when I recalled poems from my childhood. I am going to tell you my life. My name is Tom and this is my story. The Veronica was riding high on the desert dunes of the sea, the ship jumped off waves and landed hard on the water. Being the captain, I shouted orders to keep...

    Desert, Desert island, Father 1017  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of the Poems

    thing--a "kitchen table or chair," a "rook ordering its feathers," or "the most obtuse objects now and then." The poem beautifully captures what poetry meant to Plath; the brutal honesty of it strips the act of writing to its bare essentials--that amazing moment all poets wait for, the moment of inspiration, when suddenly something is illuminated, and all there is to do is to write a poem about it, to capture that moment in language, to commemorate that blissful interval when they become a vehicle for...

    Confessional poetry, Life Studies, Love 1209  Words | 4  Pages

  • intepretation of "If" by Rudyard Kipling

    N The name of this poem is “If” by Rudyard Kipling. The meaning of this title is portraying the idea of becoming a good person with superior morals. Kipling’s use of the word ‘if’ for the title is supposed to demonstrate the characteristics of an ideal man and if his morals are correct then he will follow the old-fashioned virtues of responsibility. O The overall impression of this poem is that Kipling is trying to instill a sense of instruction, through examples, by providing a list of actions...

    Aesthetics, Edgar Allan Poe, Kim 408  Words | 2  Pages

  • analyze The machine poem

    1 – Analyze the favorite Poem Due date 10/19/2013 (Final) The secret of the machines (by Rudyard Kipling) Each person has a different worldview. Technology can bring many benefits and convenience to our life. However, these conveniences are not unlimited. In other hand, it makes us become dependent. There is nothing better than our own. Many authors have shown that vision through poetry and writing. And the poem “The secret of the machines” by Rudyard Kipling is not out of that topic...

    Machine, Meter, Poetic form 1055  Words | 4  Pages

  • An Analysis of Rudyard Kipling's "The Bridegroom"

     An Eternal Marriage: Analysis of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Bridegroom” During the First World War, death was a constant threat. Soldiers faced it every day in the trenches, and more succumbed to it. Rudyard Kipling’s Epitaphs of War represents the impact those deaths had across much of the world. “The Bridegroom” exposes the last thoughts of a dying soldier through an extended metaphor, personification and tone. First of all, the title and first stanza reveal that the speaker, a young soldier, is...

    Death, George Orwell, John Lockwood Kipling 701  Words | 3  Pages

  • Explication of Rudyard Kipling's Poem, If

    “If” by Rudyard Kipling Born to a British family, Joseph Rudyard Kipling, author of the Jungle Books, was born on December 30, 1865 in Bombay, India. The feeling of abandonment and confusion after his pampered life as a colonial influenced Kipling’s work. Kipling wrote the poem, “If”, that can be found online at http://www.kipling.org.uk/poems_if.htm, a Carpe Diem poem meaning seize the day, which suggests and gives warning about what one may encounter in life and what they can...

    Carpe diem, Kim, Rudyard Kipling 799  Words | 2  Pages

  • Stylistic analysis of a Poem.

     Name: Sajid Aziz, Roll no: AU515926 MA TEFL, Course Code: 5666 Assignment no: 2, Spring, 2013 Research Project A Stylistic Analysis of the Poem “The Red Wheelbarrow” By: William Carlos Williams The Red Wheelbarrow So much depends Upon A red wheel Barrow Glazed with rain Water Beside the white Chickens Introduction           Oppose practicing the learned rhetoric in poetry writing, Williams finds his subjects in such homely items as wheelbarrows. He believes...

    Linguistics, Poetry, Stanza 1336  Words | 5  Pages

  • Syntax and Morphological Analysis of the Poem

    Syntax and Morphological Analysis of the Poem “The Red Wheelbarrow” by William Carlos Williams Accordingly, the rhetoric idea learnt in writing poetry is found in the work of Williams. Analysts found that the author believes that localism aline may lead to culture. Ideally, the factor of imagism is well designed in The Red Wheelbarrow, giving credit to the poem under discussion. In this paper, the author will analyze various features of this poem, giving phonological, lexical, syntactic, and sematic...

    Phrase, Poetry, Sentence 1512  Words | 4  Pages

  • A Poem Analysis of Mirror

    A Poem Analysis of Mirror ENG125: Introduction to Literature Lucinda Ramon Instructor Trillium Sara Hinton July 22, 2013 A Poem Analysis of Mirror In 1963 Sylvia Plath wrote a poem called Mirror. The poem revolves around the truth of reflections in the life of an individual. It captures the frustration of people as they look at their reflection watching themselves age. Sylvia Plath uses a unique blend of symbolism, imagery, and repetition to tell a story from the point of view from the...

    Book of Optics, Light, Mirrors 973  Words | 3  Pages

  • Daddy Poem Analysis

    Mikole Kalesinskas Mrs. Roache AP English Juniors 13 January 2010 Analysis and Questions for the poem Daddy 1. Discuss the poet’s use of apostrophe in its direct address to the father figure. How does Plath stage that address as a kind of declaration of independence in the decisive tone with which she at once judges and dismisses the father? The poem Daddy, written by Sylvia Plath, is a text which reveals to the reader, the nature of the persona's relationship with her father as well...

    Confessional poetry, Nazi concentration camps, Poetic form 1006  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis Essay

    Rebekah Frost LAL 153: Online Summer 2015 Unit 14: Poetry Analysis Assignment Poetry Analysis Essay Due: 7-20-15 “Having a Mind to Change the World” By Howard Nemerov The poem is about daylight saving time. Daylight Saving Time (DST) is an age-old practice where people would advance time by one hour to extend daylight time into the night. In effect, they would sacrifice sunrise time, also by one hour. People in the regions affected would adjust their clocks around the start of spring. They...

    Benjamin Franklin, Daylight saving time, Poetry 834  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis Digging

    Poem Analysis Digging Digging is a poem written by the Irish poet Seamus Heaney. It’s about a person looking back into the past and thinking about his father and his grandfather. The memories in the poem are about his father and his grandfather’s occupation. The sentences: ‘Stooping in rhythm through potato drills.’ shows that his father was a potato farmer and ‘My grandfather cut more turf in a day’ shows that his grandfather was a turf harvester. The title of this poem also has a meaning...

    Family, Linguistics, Literal 855  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rudyard Kipling Final Draft

    his reflections on life. Similarly, Rudyard Kipling wrote the novel The Light that Failed which is about a middle-aged man and his love/hate relationships with his childhood playmate and his ambitions as an artist. Just as Tolstoy conveyed his story through his main character Kipling did the same with his. The Light That Failed is truly a semi-biography of his life rather than simply a fictional story which is made evident by the many parallels between Kipling and Dick Heldar, the main character...

    Character, Fiction, Foster care 582  Words | 2  Pages

  • Poem Analysis: Canadian Moose

    February 28, 2011 850 Words Poetry Analysis Essay Literature helps reveal notions and ideas that society often hides. Sometimes these ideas are often too controversial to be taken seriously by society if put out in a blatant manner. Literature acts as an outlet to present such ideas. Desi DiNardo’s poem, “Canadian Moose,” demonstrates this. DiNardo uses literature as a platform to address a problem within society in a conservative matter. Through her poem, DiNardo states that there is...

    Comparison, Conservatism, Literature 861  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sherman Alexie Poems Analysis

    Alexie Poem Analysis “The Facebook Sonnet” and “Grief Calls Us to the Things of This World” are two poems written by Sherman Alexie that share some of the same techniques. However, the two poems are not so alike in many ways. The content of this essay will converse about the themes of the two poems and how techniques are used to illustrate them. The main difference between these two poems is the how Sherman Alexie uses techniques in the two poems. With this in mind, the tone of the two poems will...

    Facebook, Iambic pentameter, Meter 917  Words | 2  Pages

  • Analysis of Anne Bradstreet’s Poems

    ENGL2010 February 10, 2013 Analysis of Anne Bradstreet’s Poems Anne Bradstreet’s poem In Reference to Her Children, 23 June 1659 is a poem telling of her love, care, and worries for her children. In Reference to her Children” is both metaphorical and symbolic, expressing everything from pathos to love and a hope for her eternal reward. (www.papermasters.com) The poem is structured with a single stanza with every other line rhyming. The speaker seems to be speaking to a semi- private audience given...

    Accept, American women writers, Anne Bradstreet 1169  Words | 3  Pages

  • chimney sweeper poems analysis

    Composition Heather Ross 23 February 2015 William Blake’s Chimney Sweeper Poems Analysis Both of William Blake’s poems reflects on the heart wrenching and unfortunate things young boys in the late 1700s were forced to do as chimney sweepers, yet their point of views and tones are quite different. Whereas in the first poem, Blake uses an innocent and undeserving young boy as the speaker to project a tone of naiveté while in the second poem he creates a speaker that is an all knowing adult and reveals the...

    Boy, Chimney, Chimney sweep 940  Words | 4  Pages

  • November Poem Analysis

    November poem analysis The poem I am going to be analyzing is called ‘November.’ This poem is about death. In the poem, the author Simon Armitage gives a clear message about what he thinks death is and how to deal with death. He also gives clear connection with the poem to the title, which makes the reader understand the poem better. In this essay I am going to include the following; the poets attitude to his subject, the poets descriptive skills, the language used, how the poem affects me, and...

    Anxiety, Death, Life 1330  Words | 2  Pages

  • Emily Bronte's poem analysis

    Background of the poem: Emily Bronte spends last days of her life at home. She didn’t have any outdoor activities. Her life was full of miseries and gloomy incidents. There is not any light of hope and couragment in her life. She was fed up with her life. She wrote this poem in those days when she was bound at home. This poem is the true representative of her disappointed feelings. She wanted to sleep but sleep brings no rest to her. She wanted to sleep eternally...

    Brontë, Charlotte Brontë, Death 1719  Words | 6  Pages

  • Comparative Poem Analysis

    Comparative Commentary on “Salome” and “Medusa” Both “Salome” and “Medusa” are poems written by a poet called Carol Ann Duffy, which have similarities and differences based on various aspects of poem analysis. To begin with the poem “Salome” has a slightly different audience than the poem “Medusa”. The audience in “Salome” is unconfident and oppressed women who do not believe in their power and what they can do, men who underestimate women and people who discriminate others based on their sex...

    Debut albums, Gender, Meter 1046  Words | 3  Pages

  • Helen Of Troy Poem Analysis

    Helen of Troy Poem Analysis In Greek Mythology, Helen of Troy was the daughter of Zeus and Leda and was infamously known as the most beautiful woman on earth. Her beauty is claimed to be utterly amazing to those who behold her, but this beauty also causes various problems, such as causing the Trojan War when Paris takes Helen for himself from the Spartan king Menelaus. Thus, various questions arise about her beauty, most specifically regarding the worth or harm of such a beauty. In fact, in Edgar...

    Agamemnon, Edgar Allan Poe, Helen 1920  Words | 4  Pages

  • Nettles: Poem Analysis

    ‘Nettles’ Poetic Analysis By Ashraf Mohamed The poem ‘Nettles’ was written by Vernon Scannell who has written this poem to portray a father-son relationship. Vernon Scannell has targeted this poem at parents, as they would be able to relate to the perspective and feelings of the speaker, since a parent is can understand what the poet is talking about. The poem talks about Scannell’s war experiences, which gives it a darker meaning. The poem is written in iambic pentameter, which creates a da-dum...

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