• Mrs Pitman
    . “Please Come Late” written by Hugo Williams, he is speaking in the first person. I want to say the theme is romance, I say this because I am reading into this poem that either a man or woman is waiting on the other to show up for a date. “Make me suffer, wondering what you are doing on the other...
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  • Rhetorical Analysis First Memory vs. Huge Earrings
    choice was also a strength because although it was simple, you were able to visualize the scene in your head. I think the word choice and lighthearted tone working together leave you questioning the point the first time you read the poem, but when you read it again between the lines you can see the...
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  • Poetry
    heard a fly buzz when I died.” This poem is about a speaker who on her deathbed has an interaction with a fly. This poem has contradictions, symbolism, and imagery. I think that you would really enjoy this poem. The first reason I think you would be more likely to read this poem is the length...
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  • Kim Addonizio and Anne Bradstreet
    Addonizio’s “First Poem for You” share the theme of romantic love, and the authors go about elucidating the theme in similar ways, regardless of their opposing views. Anne Bradstreet’s poem, “To My Dear and Loving Husband,” contains imagery and paradoxes to develop her theme, as well as a consistent...
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  • Seamus Heaney
    about the Irish, “pious exacting and demeaned.(250). Both of these come at you from different directions, the bog murder is ritual and the backward rote of names and mishaps in The First Kingdom has a curious lightness to it unlike the body in the bog. These two poems are meant to be read aloud...
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  • saas
    - xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh- hhhththtA - 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...
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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...
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  • Creative Project
    assignment, you will demonstrate your understanding of the tenets of modernist literature by rewriting a Romantic poem in a way that incorporates typically modernist qualities in terms of language, style, literary elements, and themes. The assignment is broken down into four parts. Part 1: Choose a...
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  • Title
    first poem as Maya Angelou does not see fate as a reason as to why she is being abused. This also shows the decline in religion and how society has become more liberal. The opening lines of the next stanza: ‘O Lady Kate, my cousin Kate, You grew more fair than I:’ Here the narrator is respecting...
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  • comparison essay on who's for the game and Dulce et Decorum est
    is more complex and complicated to understand so not everyone might understand it. The second poem is longer as it contains 4 stanzas which is equivalent to 2 sonnets. The similarities of the structure are that both have repetition on the words like who and you for the first poem and only you for...
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  • Formal english essay
    inspiration and i had connected it to the theme hope. Basically in my first poem i described how pushing yourself to the limit will get you to “where you aim to reach”. After the class discussion i decided that i would like to change my first poem because the feedback from other peers and also from their...
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  • English Poetry
    out of you.” The writer of the poem was true to himself and let the instructor know he is proud to be colored. 4. I don’t agree that the speaker and the instructor are a part of each other because if it weren’t for the class then they probably wouldn’t even know each other existed. Reflection...
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  • Larkin, Philip Comments on This Be the Verse
    , "This be the Verse." I will now show you how this poem, which at first glance seems to be written only to amuse, really has a much deeper meaning. I will examine the poem in several parts. First, I would like to examine the use of curse words in the poem, or why other words that would be considered...
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  • Poverty and Pollution,
    for me Nor I for you.” I saw two images in this poem which were “We meet as other people do” and “ I have grown listless as the pool Beside the shore.” I see two people meeting for the first time when I read “We meet as other people do” and when I read “I have grown listless as the pool Beside...
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  • Stylistic Analysis
    Close reading – writing about poetry In this section we are going to look closely at 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...
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  • Poem to the Virins
    The poem “To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time” by Robert Herrick can simply be translated as to not waist time while you are still young. Part of the title “to Make much of Time” already tells us what the poem is going to be about. In the first two lines of the poem, it states “Gather ye rosebuds...
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  • General Manager
    her voice in the poem. It is seen from the beginning that the narrator was about to provide some sort of testimonial, “What you have heard is true. I was in his house.” “The Colonel” The first claim that i will make is that The Colonel is considered a free verse prose poem. This is because the...
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  • Drayton 61 Structure
    the poem (another technical English-teacher term—verbs come in “moods,” namely the indicative, subjunctive, or imperative, which, if you can’t recognize, you’d better get a grammar/composition handbook), with the imperative and indicative dominating the first eight lines and the indicative and...
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  • Two Emily Dickinson Poems
    should read, “It was not Death, For I Stood up” first then next read “Hope is a Thing with Feathers”. When you read the poems in that order, it leaves you with a bittersweet feeling in your heart. When you read, “It was not Death, for I Stood up” you remember the times that you lost someone very dear...
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  • The Comparison of "First Poem for You" by Kim Addonizio and "With Eyes Closed" by Octavio Paz
    The Comparison of “First Poem for You” by Kim Addonizio and “With Eyes Closed” (“Con los Ojos Cerrados”) by Octavio Paz Is love really blind or just an obsession in the mind? In the sonnet written by Kim Addonizio; titled “First Poem for You” and “With Eyes Closed” (“Con Los Ojos Cerrados...
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