"Critical Appreciation Of Ode To Autumn" Essays and Research Papers

  • Critical Appreciation Of Ode To Autumn

    Keats was inspired to write “Ode to Autumn” after walking through the water meadows of Winchester, England, in an early autumn evening of 1819. The poem has three stanzas of eleven lines describing the taste, sights and sounds of autumn. Much of the third stanza, however, is dedicated to diction, symbolism, and literary devices with decisively negative connotations, as it describes the end of the day and the end of autumn. The author makes an intense description of autumn at least at first sight. The...

    Denotation, John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn 1189  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ode To Autumn

    3. CRITICAL APPRECIATION Its Faultless Construction This is the most faultless of Keats’s odes in point of construction. The first stanza gives us the bounty of Autumn, the second describes the occupations of the season, and the last dwells upon its sounds. Indeed, the poem is a complete and concrete picture of Autumn, “the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”. Its Sensuousness The bounty of Autumn has been described with all its sensuous appeal. The vines suggesting grapes, the apples,...

    John Keats, Meter, Ode on Melancholy 771  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ode to the Autumn by John Keats

    ‘Change, decay, mortality: these are the enemies in Keats’s odes.’ Write an essay investigating this assertion applied to to a Nightingale, on a Grecian Urn, to Melancholy and to Autumn. VÁZQUEZ ESTÉVEZ, Brais Term-paper 682284A LITERARY DEVELOPMENTS 1660-1900 2013 Spring term English Philology Faculty of Humanities University of Oulu Change, decay, and mortality were some of the most important motifs in Keats’s works and early nineteenth-century Romanticism. He relates death and the...

    British poems, John Keats, Ode 1951  Words | 6  Pages

  • critical appreciation

    Critical appreciation of a poem is defined as the critical reading of a poem. The meaning of its words, its rhyme, scheme, the speaker, figures of speech, the references to other works (intertextuality), the style of language, the general writing style of the poet ( if mentioned), the genre, the context, the tone of the speaker and such other elements make up the critical reading or appreciation. It does not mean criticising the poem. A critical appreciation helps in a better understanding of the...

    Alliteration, Meaning of life, Poetic form 1055  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ode to Autumn

    ODE TO AUTUMN John Keats This poem, an ode, is the last of Keats’ odes. In it, the poet exhibits a rich mood of serenity by describing autumn as a season of mellow fruitfulness – a season of ripeness and fulfillment. This ode is known for its remarkable sensuous beauty that is crafted by employment of several visual, tactile and auditory imageries together with the personification of autumn as a woman engaged in various autumnal activities. In the first stanza, the poet has described the...

    Apple, Autumn, Fruit 1516  Words | 6  Pages

  • A critical appreciation of Keats' "ode to a Nightingale"

    Romantic poets as he was faced by a series of sad experiences in his life. The poem was written a few months after the death of the poet's brother. Ode to a Nightingale is one of the five "spring ode's " composed by Keats. He emphasized on sensuousness, that is, his works appealed to all the five senses of sight, sound, touch, smell and taste. An ode is a lyric, which is lofty in style and is usually addressed formally to its subject. Greek and Roman mythology were inspiration for his poetry. Medieval...

    John Keats, Poetry, Romantic poetry 1256  Words | 4  Pages

  • Keat's Ode to Autumn

    Keats: Ode to Autumn Analysis Ode to Autumn has a very different theme and style in comparison to many of Keat’s other poems. While most of Keats poems contain sharp cadences and emotionally charged themes, Ode to Autumn is a calm, descriptive poem about Keat’s perspective of the season Autumn and its relation to other season. In the Poem Ode to Autumn, Keats mainly utilizes rustic, vivid, visual and tactile imagery to describe the scenes of Autumn. The varying and slower cadences along with personification...

    Autumn, John Keats, Ode on Melancholy 1089  Words | 3  Pages

  • "Ode to a Nightingale" and "To Autumn" by John Keats.

    ideas in Keats's works are quintessentially of Romantic nature: imagination and creativity, the beauty of nature, magical creatures or experience, and the true sufferings of human life. "Ode to a Nightingale" and "To Autumn" are two well known odes by Keats. They both reflect some of the concerns in its context. "Ode to a Nightingale" explores the sufferings of mortal life and ways of escape including alcohol, imagination and poetry, and death. The nightingale represents transcendence to a better world...

    John Keats, Ode to a Nightingale, Poetry 1599  Words | 5  Pages

  • Ode to Autumn

    Period and the Romantics, appreciation and exaggeration of nature’s beauty. Keats’s believed that the deepest meaning of life lay in the appreciation of material beauty, and that this beauty could be found in many different objects. He expresses this idea through the form of poetry. ‘To Autumn’, portrays the ideas of the abundance and fruitfulness of the season, the theme of mortality, and that Keats’s creativity will be immortalised through his poetry. This creates a sensory ode in a lyrical form, glorifying...

    John Keats, Life, Percy Bysshe Shelley 658  Words | 2  Pages

  • Ode to a Nightingale

    Ode to a Nightingale (Critical Appreciation) Written in May 1819, many believe Keats’ “Ode to a Nightingale” to have been written at the home of Charles Brown, when Keats sat and listened to the bird in the garden for some hours. In form this poem is a “regular ode”. There is a uniformity of the number of lines and of the rhyme-scheme in all the stanzas. Anyway this is more complex poem than "Ode to Autumn," consisting of eight stanzas and is a little more irregular in structure. Each stanza...

    John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode on Melancholy 1527  Words | 5  Pages

  • Analysis of Keats 'Ode to Autumn'

    ‘To Autumn’ Analysis ‘To Autumn’ is a caricature of the Autumnal season written by John Keats around 1820. Keat’s direct address, and thus his personification of Autumn is evident through the use of the direct determiner ‘To’ which resembles the conventional opening sequence of a letter. From the personification of Autumn, we can denote that ‘she’ is the intended audience, and that we are merely onlookers to Keat’s celebration. The purpose of the piece is to eulogize the season, exploring most...

    Autumn, John Keats, Ode to a Nightingale 828  Words | 3  Pages

  • Critical Note: Ode to a Nightingale

    Ode to a nightingale critical note The speaker responds to the beauty of the nightingale’s song with a both “happiness” and “ache.” Though he seeks to fully identify with the bird — to “fade away into the forest dim” — he knows that his own human consciousness separates him from nature and precludes the kind of deathless happiness the nightingale enjoys. First the intoxication of wine and later the “viewless wings of Poesy” seem reliable ways of escaping the confines of the “dull brain,” but...

    Emotion, John Keats, Meaning of life 1215  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ode to Autumn

    Moenia 14 (2008), 181-195. ISSN: 1137-2346. A Perfect Poem?: History, Meaning and Influences in John Keats’s “To Autumn” Yago RODRÍGUEZ YÁÑEZ IES de Monterroso (Lugo) ABSTRACT: This article seeks to consider different interpretations and meanings of Keats’s “To Autumn”, the last of the great odes, written on 19th September 1819. Among English Romantic poetry texts, this composition offers a serene description, although there are critics who have highlighted its ideological overtones. We intend...

    John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode on Melancholy 7568  Words | 21  Pages

  • Ode to John Keats

    Ode to John Keats At an early age, John Keats experienced a tough life that was surrounded by death. Not only did he lose his mother, father, and half of his siblings when he was young, but he was exposed to death and illness when he was a teenager working as an apprentice surgeon. He soon became a Romantic poet with an obsession with death, which can be seen in his poems throughout his life, particularly in his famous “Great Odes”. Between the spring and autumn of 1819, Keats wrote six odes...

    Death, John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn 1456  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ode to Autumn

    Analysis and commentary of To Autumn by John Keats In ‘To Autumn', a superficial reading would suggest that John Keats writes about a typical day of this season, describing all kind of colourful and detailed images. But before commenting on the meaning of the poem, I will briefly talk about its structure, its type and its rhyme. The poem is an ode[1] that contains three stanzas, and each of these has eleven lines. With respect to its rhyme, ‘To Autumn' does not follow a perfect pattern. While...

    John Keats, Meaning of life, Ode to a Nightingale 617  Words | 2  Pages

  • Critical appreciation One art

    Critical appreciation ‘One art’ Elizabeth Bishop’s six-stanza villanelle ‘one art’ is a misleading poem dealing with the struggle of mastering the issue of loss and how to interpret it. Through the use of a rather casual tone and understatement, as well as crescendo stanzas, Bishop succeeds to mislead the reader and bring the dramatic last stanza as an unexpected outcome, quite in contrast with the rest of the poem. My analysis will try to show how through the use of language, tone and poetic...

    Debut albums, Meter, Poetic form 1099  Words | 2  Pages

  • Pied Beauty Critical Appreciation

    lot of tensions. There are only a few poems in which the contradiction seems to be resolved and the poet and the priest are in harmony. Hopkins’s “Pied Beauty” is one of such poems. “Pied Beauty” points to poet’s power of sensuous appreciation of the beauty of the things around, his poetic concentration, compassion and above all, his unquestioning faith in God. All nature is good; “Because the Holy Ghost over the bent World broods with worm breast...

    Catholic Church, Curtal sonnet, Gerard Manley Hopkins 788  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Critical Appreciation of the poem "To Autumn" by John Keats

    The poem we are analyzing is called "To Autumn" by a poet named John Keats. The poem is an Ode to autumn. It's a very serious, thoughtful poem that praises the season autumn. From the language and words Keats uses, we can tell this poem was written some time ago in the early 18th century. The poem is dedicated to autumn and is an expression of joy and harvest. We can tell this poem is an ode because of the way he praises autumn 'Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.' The first stanza is mainly...

    Apple, Cereal, Fruit 625  Words | 2  Pages

  • Critical appreciation of the poem ‘Ode to the West Wind ‘.

    The Romantic Phenomenon with Human Reformation- CRITICAL APPRECIATION OF THE POEM ‘ODE TO THE WEST WIND’, WRITTEN BY PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY-    (After having a straight answer, as referred to many links, this time I thought let the introductory mode be something different before to start of the same eternal truth of the answer-decorum.) “Make me thy lyre, ev'n as the forest is:   What if my leaves are falling like its own!   The tumult of thy mighty harmonies   Will take from both a deep...

    Percy Bysshe Shelley, Poetry, Wind 5892  Words | 14  Pages

  • To Autumn - John Keats

    To autumn: A critcal analysis In his ode, „To Autumn“, the speaker experiences the beauty of autumn in its fullest way. What makes this ode so profound is the use of certain words which create a unique atmosphere and of course the clear structure which makes it easy to understand. The poem is an ode that contains three stanzas, each stanza has got eleven lines. Obviously, there is a change of pattern which makes this odes even more interesting. The rhyme scheme of the first stanza is: ABABCDEDCCE...

    Goddess, John Keats, Ode to a Nightingale 920  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ode to Autumn Not a Poem?

    J. Keats utilizes a vast array of vocabulary and diction in Ode to autumn. Yet with these layers upon layers of vocabulary comes a disintegration of the rawest form of human being: Emotion. Sometimes, the best form of emotion is a heartfelt prose without metaphors or imagery. It is a tool every writer learns to use, the ability to convey emotion. Loss, joy, anger, writers are able to find a way to express their emotion through the thickest of metaphors. If the writer is not able to convey a certain...

    Christopher Marlowe, John Keats, Literature 512  Words | 2  Pages

  • Ode on Intimations of Immortality

    The Romantic Poet William Wordsworth wrote "Ode on Intimations of Immortality" in the midst of the Romantic Period during the early 19th century. This was a time of new scientific thought, observing nature, and social reform. Critical Appreciation This great poem gives expression to the human instinct for a belief in immortality. The poem is built around what may be called the doctrine of reminiscence. The child remembers the life he led in heaven before his birth in this world. The child is, therefore...

    Human, John Keats, Ode: Intimations of Immortality 937  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ode to the West Wind

    in "Ode to the West Wind" "When composition begins, inspiration is already on the decline" - P. B. Shelley 	Shelley deals with the theme of inspiration in much of his work. However it is particularly apparent in ‘Ode to the West Wind' where the wind is the source of his creativity. The cycles of death and rebirth are examined in an historical context with reference to The Bible. The word inspiration has several connotations that Shelley uses in this ‘Ode'. Inspiration...

    Conrad A. Nervig, John Keats, Mary Shelley 1632  Words | 5  Pages

  • Ode to joy

     16th 2014            Essay #1  Friedrich Schiller: Ode to joy             In this essay I will be examining “Ode to Joy” by Schiller, the part which was used by     Beethoven as lyrics for his famous Ninth symphony. Definition of “ode’ is a poem in  which a     person expresses a strong feeling of love or respect for something, in this case for joy.  In     his fairly straightforward poem,  Schiller wants to create a feeling and appreciation for  the     emotion of joy in the reader. The fairly simple theme...

    Friedrich Schiller, Ludwig van Beethoven, Ode to Joy 676  Words | 4  Pages

  • Critical appreciation of diary of a church mouse

    too traditional and saint like. The Low Church mouse criticizes but continues to do wrong like the rest and greedily quench their hunger. The mouse is miserable at the thought of sharing his food for he had lingered patiently all year long. He is critical of intruders who deprive him of what is rightfully his. There is a caesura as a more serious point is being made. As you examine the poem for the abstruse meaning, the poet's language becomes moralistic and tells you in reality the religiousness...

    Christianity, Gene, Mice 1131  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ode to the West Wind

    "Ode to the West Wind," Shelley invokes Zephyrus, the west wind, to free his "dead thoughts" and words, "as from an unextinguished hearth / Ashes and sparks" (63, 66-67), in order to prophesy a renaissance among humanity, "to quicken a new birth" (64). This ode, one of a few personal lyrics published with his great verse drama, "Prometheus Unbound," identifies Shelley with his heroic, tormented Titan. By stealing fire from heaven, Prometheus enabled humanity to found civilization. In punishment,...

    John Keats, Mind, Poetic form 2455  Words | 6  Pages

  • A Written Report of Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind”

    English Project A Written Report of Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind” I. The Author Percy Bysshe Shelley, the author ofOde to the West Wind”, was a significant part of the English literary period we now refer to as the Romantic Age which ran from 1798 to 1832. The most prominent features of the Romantic period were the reflected effects of the American and French Revolutions, as well as the growth of a new romantic stream in poetry, and the development of a strong sense of delight...

    Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, Ode to the West Wind 1904  Words | 7  Pages

  • Critical Appreciation

    Ice-Candy Man is the central figure in the novel as the action revolves around him. All the important incidents are inspired by his action in the main plot of Ayah-Masseur and Ice-Candy Man's love triangle. All the other characters are passive as compared to him and remain flat whereas he is a round character undergoing changes from the beginning to the end of the novel. But still we can't declare him to be the hero of the novel as most of the action arising from him is wicked and treacherous. He...

    Betrayal, Hira Mandi, Interpersonal relationship 861  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Critical Appreciation of Toads Revisited by Philip Larkin

    A Critical Appreciation of Toads Revisited At face value, Philip Larkin’s Toads Revisited seems to be a vessel he is using to convey his negative feelings towards work and the working world. Look deeper and you can see that, while he complains about work, it is in actual fact the more favourable option for him, rather than doing nothing at all. Philip Larkin had a Coventry upbringing and attended King Henry VIII School, before moving to Oxford, to St. John’s College to study English. There...

    Meter, Mind, Philip Larkin 978  Words | 3  Pages

  • MACBETH A Critical Appreciation On Asides And Soliloques Of Macbeth In Macbeth

     Macbeth by, William Shakespeare A critical appreciation on asides and soliloquies of Macbeth in Macbeth Introduction: It was such a time when only the witches, wolves, and ravishers were awake. Macbeth was holding a dagger in his hand. He softly stole in the room where his guest King Duncan lay. But all of a Sudden it happened. He thought, he saw another dagger in the air, drops of blood at its point. He tried to grasp at it, but it was nothing but air. Unable to bear this, he cried: “Art...

    Aside, Drama, Duncan I of Scotland 1425  Words | 5  Pages

  • ode to autumn summary

    SUMMARY According to Keats, Autumn is a season of mists; a cloudlike aggregation of minute globules of water suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface, reducing visibility to a lesser degree than fog;  and mellow; soft, sweet, and full-flavored from ripeness, as fruit: well-matured, as wines: soft and rich, as sound, tones, color, or light: made gentle and compassionate by age or maturity; softened: friable or loamy, as soil: mildly and pleasantly intoxicated or high: pleasantly...

    Chaff, Fruit, Gather 811  Words | 2  Pages

  • Ode to Evening

    Tuesday, March 6, 2007 Ode to Evening - William Collins Introduction: “Ode to Evening,” is one among the most enduring poems of William Collins. It is a beautiful poem of fifty-two lines, addressed to a goddess figure representing evening. This nymph, or maid, who personifies dusk, is chaste, reserv’d, and meek, in contrast to the bright-hair’d sun, a male figure who withdraws into his tent, making way for night. Thus evening is presented as the transition between light and darkness. Collins’...

    Poetry 1261  Words | 4  Pages

  • Comparing Keats Odes

    KEATS: COMPARITIVE STUDY OF THE TWO ODES: Keats’s odes, on the level of superficial reading can be seen as a brilliant rendering of a scene, a season or a mood; the final perfection of English landscape poetry. The two odes, namely, “Ode to a Nightingale” and “Ode on a Grecian Urn” appeal directly to the physical senses through a recognition of the physical reality of experience. However, such simplified conclusion is misleading as it disregards the poet’s complex thought process- where...

    John Keats, Mind, Ode 849  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Critical Appreciation of Miloš Crnjanski’s Poem Serbia.

    The critical appreciation of Miloš Crnjanski’s poem Serbia. Great minds would not necessary been great if they did not live in a time of significant historical upheavals. Those moments, when the whole world changes, when the poet’s homeland is transformed, reborn and people’s lives are scarified, seem to be kinds of fuel that deepens artist’s pain, refinements his talent and thus makes him great. In 1925 in Corfu, Miloš Crnjanski, who is considered to be one of the most prominent authors...

    Belgrade, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Economy of Serbia 1627  Words | 7  Pages

  • Linguistics and Critical Appreciation

    Paper-5 1. Give a critical appreciation of following poem: Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no; it is an ever-fixed mark, That looks on tempests, and is never shaken; It is the star to every wandering bark, Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken. 2. Show your acquaintance on one of the following: a. Marxism b. Psycho-Analytical theory c. feminist criticism d. post colonialism 3. Write a brief...

    Alphabet, Consonance and dissonance, Consonant 294  Words | 2  Pages

  • To Autumn

    reveal how such elements as imagery, personification, and structure evoke meaning in "To Autumn." “To Autumn,” written by John Keats was written as an ode, expressing the endearment of the autumn season. In his poem Keats employs many elements in order to evoke passion and meaning over the beauty of the season. By using imagery, personification and structure Keats is able to mold his poem into conveying autumn as a parallel to life at its fullest with the creeping melancholy lurking close by. Immediately...

    Autumn, John Keats, Ode to a Nightingale 465  Words | 1  Pages

  • Write a critical appreciation of Barbara Kingsolver’s “The Lacuna”

    Write a critical appreciation of Barbara Kingsolver’s “The Lacuna”. Barbara Kingsolver’s extract demonstrates a key number of themes relating to the divide between the land and the sea, personifying the fish in the sea and dehumanising the people on land, pushing the boundaries between both worlds. The comparisons between the fish and the humans reflect society as a whole and the problems that plague us. The underlining theme that essentially becomes the most important in the given extract is...

    English-language films, Gay, Homosexuality 2168  Words | 3  Pages

  • An Analysis of the Poem To Autumn by John Keats

    other essays, but to develop an idea of your own in greater depth and detail as your essay proceeds from beginning to end. For your Unit 3 paper, your thesis will be your own interpretation and statement of what the poem To Autumn means. You can use the readings of To Autumn that we’ve discussed in class to get ideas for your essay, but the idea itself should be original and unique, the product of your own emotional and/or intellectual response to the poem. (Although the tips that follow are specific...

    Essay, Essays, John Keats 1359  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ode to the West Wind

    Q. Critical Appreciation of Shelley’s Ode to the West Wind. / Bring out the revolutionary zeal of Shelley in the poem Ode to the West Wind. / Critically analyse Shelley’s use of imagery in the poem Ode to the West Wind. A. Ode to the West Wind, the single most renowned and anthologized of Shelley’s poem, presents him as the visionary idealist and romantic revolutionary who makes a fervent plea to the greatest of natural forces – the west wind – to disseminate his message of reform and change among...

    American Old West, Cowboy, Ode to the West Wind 732  Words | 1  Pages

  • Ode on a Grecian Urn

    ODE ON A GRECIAN URN Odes – An Introduction The poem `Ode on a Grecian Urn’ is a poem written by John Keats in the form of an ode. In its original (Greek) form, an ode is an elaborately structured poem written in praise of an event or individual, with a perfect amalgamation of intellectual and emotional approaches. In the history of British poetry, the ode has retained its purpose (glorification), but altered the structure. The Great Odes by Keats The ode being discussed is one of the `Great...

    John Keats, Ode, Ode on a Grecian Urn 2488  Words | 7  Pages

  • How Does Keats Express His Aesthetic Vision in ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’?

    How does Keats express his aesthetic vision in ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’? John Keats once said regarding Lord Byron that “he (Byron) describes what he sees, I describe what I imagine”. Keats is a typically Romantic poet in the way in which he uses the fluid boundaries of imagination within his poem to formulate his aesthetic vision which is projected in ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’. Pope notes that the etymology of ‘aesthetics’ derives from the Greek meaning ‘things perceptible to the sense’ and ‘sensory...

    Aesthetics, Art, John Keats 1555  Words | 4  Pages

  • EXPLORATION OF A CRITICAL APPRECIATION BETWEEN THE REFLECTED CONCEPTS OF 'THE NOW' AND 'THE THEN'-

    JOHN KEATS, A THINKER IN RELATION TO THE CRITICAL APPRECIATION OF HIS VERSE ‘ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE’. THE WAY I HAVE TAKEN THIS ANSWER: Ans. “Here are sweet peas, on tip-toe for a flight With wings of gentle flush o’er delicate white, And taper finger catching at all things To bind them all with tiny rings;” Keats’s attitude towards nature developed as he grew up. In the early poems, it was a temper of merely sensuous delight, an unanalyzed pleasure in the beauty of nature. “He had away”, says...

    John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode to a Nightingale 16225  Words | 38  Pages

  • Critical

    Critical Essay on "The Idea of Order at Key West" Greg Barnhisel Along with "The Emperor of Ice-Cream," "Peter Quince at the Clavier," "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird," and "Sunday Morning," "The Idea of Order at Key West" is one of Wallace Stevens' best-known and most anthologized poems. Like many of his works, the poem takes place largely in the head of the narrator and is a meditation on the idea of thinking, on the process of perception, on the faculty of the imagination. From...

    Cognition, Consciousness, Imagination 1934  Words | 5  Pages

  • Victory over Death in Wordsworth¡¯S ¡°Intimations of Immortality Ode¡±

    applicable to my own being,¡± Wordsworth frankly describes to Isabella Fenwick in 1843 about the anxiety and fear he experienced when he first understood the concept of death. However, Wordsworth solves the complexity of death in his ¡°Immortality Ode¡± by firmly confessing his belief of a brand new and eternal life after death. According to him, each of us carries an imperishable soul, which is a sign of our heavenly origin. During our early childhood, the concept of death is not present in our...

    Afterlife, Christian terms, Christianity 1670  Words | 5  Pages

  • Transience and permanence in "The Odes" by John Keats (1795 - 1821).

    composed the 'Ode on a Grecian Urn', based on a sonnet written by Wordsworth in 1811. The theme of transience and permanence, which struck Keats in Wordsworth's poetry, forms the leading theme in the Odes. The ode, 'To Autumn', may be seen as a temporary 'bridge' in the debate between the two states, in this case symbolised by the seasons. A reprieve is achieved, although the problem is not solved, "Where are the songs of Spring Ay, Where are they? Think not of them..." In 'Ode to a Nightingale'...

    Edmund Spenser, John Keats, Ode 916  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hamlet Soliloquy Critical Appreciation

    Critical Appreciation This particular speech has become more famous than most of Shakespeare’s soliloquies and is quoted on a daily basis. The meaning of the soliloquy is quite simple. Hamlet is on the verge of committing suicide and starts by questioning whether or not it is better to live or die. When Hamlet utters the pained question, “To be, or not to be: that is the question: / Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer / The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune / Or to take arms against...

    Death, Fiction, Life 660  Words | 2  Pages

  • Summary of the Poem an Ode to Autom

    AN ODE To Autumn Summary Keats’s speaker opens his first stanza by addressing Autumn, describing its abundance and its intimacy with the sun, with whom Autumn ripens fruits and causes the late flowers to bloom. In the second stanza, the speaker describes the figure of Autumn as a female goddess, often seen sitting on the granary floor, her hair “soft-lifted” by the wind, and often seen sleeping in the fields or watching a cider-press squeezing the juice from apples. In the third stanza, the speaker...

    British poems, John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn 5440  Words | 16  Pages

  • Ode to The west Wind Analysis

    Analysis of “Ode to the West Wind” I chose the poem Ode to The West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley because I was attracted to the many images Shelley painted in the poem. Nature is a very interesting and powerful force and the way Shelley portrays it in this poem really caught my attention. Shelley also emphasizes the importance of words and their potential impact on a society if shared. This is a concept I found quite intriguing. In my research, I found that when Shelley wrote this poem he...

    Castle Goring, John Keats, Mary Shelley 1054  Words | 2  Pages

  • Autumn Rhythm

    I chose the painting Autumn Rhythm 1950 by Jackson Pollock. When I first saw the painting, I knew from the start that this was the masterpiece perfect for this project. My initial response to this painting was confusion. I did not understand it; I did not know what I was looking at. I thought to myself, is there something I’m supposed to look for? It seemed impossible to find something due to the numerous slobs of paint everywhere. I did not understand how this could even be a masterpiece. After...

    Abstract expressionism, Action painting, Autumn 1471  Words | 4  Pages

  • Stories of the Mid-Autumn Festival

    ------------------------------------------------- Stories of the Mid-Autumn Festival [edit]Houyi and Chang'e Main articles: Houyi and Chang'e Celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival is strongly associated with the legend of Houyi, his student Feng Meng, and Chang'e, the Moon Goddess ofImmortality. Tradition places these two figures from Chinese mythology at around 2200 BCE, during the reign of the legendary Emperor Yao, shortly after that of Huangdi. Unlike many lunar deities in other cultures...

    Chang'e, Chinese mythology, Han Chinese 1744  Words | 5  Pages

  • Spring Autumn

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    Climate, Earth, Equator 895  Words | 3  Pages

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    Sóng biếc theo làn hơi gợn tí 
 Lá vàng trước gió khẽ đưa vèo 
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 Ngõ trúc quanh co, khách vắng teo 
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 Cá đâu đớp động dưới chân bèo" " Translation" Fishing in Autumn - Nguyen Khuyen$ Autumn pond cold and waters so clear" A fishing boat with me right here" Blue waves undulated and ridged with ripples " Yellow leaves free falling on the zephyr " Clouds floating, in the sky so cerulean" Sinuous bamboo trails, no one is here" ...

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  • Autumn

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