• Rhetorical Analysis First Memory vs. Huge Earrings
    First Memory vs. huge ear rings The poem First Memory, by Louise Gluck is a modern poem that seems to be about how her first memory has in a way damaged or broken her, and her existence is based off of this event. How I interpret the poem is that her father was abusive and she seemed to rebel against...
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  • Mrs Pitman
    several poems that I really enjoyed but the 5 that I chosen for this week topic is; “Happiness”, “Tariff”, “The Albatross”, “Ever After” and the last one is “Please Come Late”. I see these poems as about relationships, love and possibly the failures of these relationships. In the poem “The...
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  • Journal Entry
    POEM #1 Christopher Marlowe calls the first poem that I decided to do “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love”. I believe that the subject of the poem is love and the theme of the poem is “You may love somebody so much to ask them to move in with you or do some really romantic things, but there is a...
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  • Writing Assignment
    First paper assignment Rough draft workshop Sept 12 Paper due Sept 15 through turnitin.com 1000-1500 words Your first assignment is to take a small poem and write an argument defending a reading of it. That means that you must first choose a poem. You may choose any poem by the following writers...
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  • Poetry
    understand poetry and I did not know the elements of poetry that can add to a good experience of reading it. I know many friends who do not like poetry and you happen to be one of them. It is common that people who might not have learned about poetry can find it uninteresting. These people might think it is...
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  • comparison essay on who's for the game and Dulce et Decorum est
    Today I am going to be writing an essay on comparing and contrasting two war poems which are ‘Who’s for the Game ‘by Jessie Pope and Dulce Est Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen. In the first poem ‘Who’s for the Game’ the way war is presented is very different. It is mainly propaganda for young men to join...
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  • saas
    From guest JC (contact) I was 5 years old on my first trip to NY when I read this poem in a museum. The exhibit had a bubble and when you looked in you were "Little Boy Blue" The toys on the blanket, all in a row like the poem. I had become the poem and I was forever moved. Does anyone know of this...
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  • Kim Addonizio and Anne Bradstreet
    Paul defines love, “Love is action. Love is tolerance… Love is giving. Love is receiving… Love is recognizing that it is not your partner’s job to make you feel alive, fulfilled, or complete.” Sheryl Paul uses verbs to describe love and has her own perception of what love is and should be that people can...
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  • Stylistic Analysis
    three short poems of increasing difficulty. By setting you ten questions on each poem, it is hoped that you will begin to deal with how questions as a preface to considering the more important why questions later in the chapter. The questions will not be the same for each poem, to help you with ...
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  • To Explore and Examine Different Types of Love Within Pre and Post 1914 Love Poetry
    post 1914 love poetry. I will look at three post and three pre 1914 poems. The pre 1914 poems I will look at are First Love by John Clare, Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning and Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare. The three post 1914 poems I will look at are Harry Pushed Her by Peter Jones, Long Distance...
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  • A Morning Song Essay
    Morning Song In her poem, “A morning song”, Eleanor Farjeon has expressed the beginning of when the world was created. It gives the imagination of when God first created the lands. This poem provides a description of how beautiful the earth was when it first came to life. The poem is a form of lyric...
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  • Seamus Heaney
    by Seamus Heaney, is a book of poems.  In the book, Heaney promotes a variety of different poems he has written.  From this rich variety of great poems, "Punishment" and "First Kingdom" will be analyzed on imagery, theme, and rhythm throughout this paper.  In both poems, Heaney uses words to portray...
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  • history
    Poem Response Requirements: Title of Poem & Page # : The Red Wheelbarrow Author : William Carlos Williams Date You Read Poem : November 8 2013 Elements of the Poem : Brief Summary of Poem : This poem describes a red wheelbarrow in the rain. This seemingly basic idea has a deeper meaning...
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  • Night and Darkness
    In two works, a poem written by Emily Dickinson and another poem written by Robert Frost, the aspect of darkness and night are discussed. Each poem appeals to either darkness or night, but display the two as two totally different things though they are quite similar. The two poems like the aspects of...
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  • Essay on Poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost
    Essay on Poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost Robert Frost’s poem Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening has a very clear literal meaning. However, there are many elements to the poem that can lead the reader to reading it allegorically. The need to look past a poems literal meaning...
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  • Diving Into the Wreck
    is an amazing adventure. In this poem, Adrienne Rich takes us on a spooky underwater voyage. Sea creatures, sunken treasure, dead bodies, and mysteries abound. It's like some cool documentary about the wreck of a pirate ship. So, one good reason to care about this poem is that it's fun. At the same time...
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  • This Be the Verse
    "This Be The Verse" is a lyric poem in three verses of four iambic tetrameter on an alternating rhyme scheme, by the English poet Philip Larkin (1922–1985). It was written around April 1971, first published in the August 1971 issue of New Humanist, and appeared in the 1974 collection High Windows. ...
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  • Lesson Plan for English
    lesson, the students are expected to: A. relate the poem to significant human experiences, B. share values learned from the poem, C. identify some figures of speech in the poem. II. SUBJECT MATTER: A. Topic: Relating the Poem to Significant Human Experiences B. Springboard:...
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  • Robert Frost Poetry: Rhyme Schemes
    One of Robert Frost’s most famous poems, “The Road Not Taken”, has a very clever rhyme scheme that one could easily miss if you don’t look closely (Frost, 1993, p. 1). If you examine the poem thoroughly, you will notice that in each stanza, the last word in the first, third, and fourth lines rhyme with...
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  • Critical Analysis of "The Indifferent" by John Donne
    Donne is a relatively simple love poem in comparison to his other, more complicated works. In this poem, "he presents a lover who regards constancy as a 'vice' and promiscuity as the path of virtue and good sense" (Hunt 3). Because of Donne's Christian background, this poem was obviously meant to be a comical...
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