• The Red Wheelbarrow
    Wheelbarrow,” by William Carlos Wiliams, is a very short poem, consisting of four stanzas. Each stanza has two lines and a total of four words. There are three words on the first line and one word on the second line in each of the four stanzas. “The Red Wheelbarrow” has no apparent rhyme pattern; however...
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  • Mid-Term Break Analysis
    http://writinghood.com/online-writing/analysis-of-mid-term-break-poem-by-seamus-heaney/ Analysis of Mid-Term Break Poem by Seamus Heaney. There are stories in the poem and story in the poem “Mid- Term Break” by Seamus Heaney is about a young boy who just come back from boarding school had loss his...
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  • Poetry
    ABC A poem that has five lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling. Lines 1 through 4 are made up of words, phrases or clauses while the first word of each line is in alphabetical order. Line 5 is one sentence long and begins with any letter. Acrostic Poetry that certain letters, usually the first...
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  • Poem in Two Voices
    goes into the house to find his father reading aloud in his study. Norman and Reverend John Maclean recite various excerpts strung together from the poem "Ode: Intimations of Immortality" by William Wordsworth: (Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star...
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  • Critical Analysis of Sous Les Arbres
    Les Arbres is the 17th poem in the second half of the book “L’ Âme en Fleur”. “L’ Âme en Fleur” is the second book of Victor Hugo’s “Les Contemplations”. Sous Les Abres is the title of the 17th poem while the poems which come directly before it and after aren’t titled. The poem is 24 lines long, consisting...
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  • In Paris with You- Notes
    rather than thinking of the future or the past. Structure The poem has four stanzas of five or six lines, with a longer stanza of nine lines in the centre, acting as a chorus in which the mood of the poem changes. The first half of the poem deals with the lead up to the current situation; the second half...
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  • The Solitary Reaper: a Response
    his period. Wordsworth has been compared to the finest author in English Literature, William Shakespeare. Wordsworth’s talent is viewed in his many poems, including “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”, “Ode: Intimations of Immortality” and “The Solitary Reaper”. In the year 1803, Wordsworth, his sister, and...
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  • Thomas Hardy
    a few poems and things to write about. The Man he Killed The short lines, simple rhyme scheme, and everyday language make the piece almost nursery rhyme like in simplicity, again in ironic contrast to its less than pleasant subject. The Voice Though the vigorous anapaestic metre of the poem helps...
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  • Carol Ann Duffy: Stealing
    will be analysing Carol Ann Duffy’s poem, Stealing. To begin with, I will provide some background information to help put the themes in this poem into context. It was published in the 1980’s during Margaret Thatcher’s Prime Ministership, it is essentially a political poem in response to a new culture of...
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  • Essay
    Compare how poets present the effects of war in ‘Mametz Wood’ and in one other poem from Conflict. The poems that I will be comparing are the poems, Mametz Wood and Futility. Both Mametz Wood and Futility are about the death of ordinary men in the First World War. They both contrast the images of men...
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  • “Simile, Willow and Ginkgo”
     The poem “Simile, Willow and Ginkgo” is about how the Ginkgo tree is ugly and the Willow tree is far superior over the Ginkgo. Throughout the whole poem, the poet makes you believe that she favors the Willow tree more, until you read the last stanza where the poet says that her heart goes to ...
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  • Comparison of "Garden of love" and "The Echoing Green"
    Garden of Love” and “The Echoing Green” This is a comparison of two poems by the poet William Blake. The first poem is called “The Echoing green” and is a poem from 1789, in a collection called “The Songs of Innocence”. The second poem is called “The Garden of Love” and is from 1794, from the collection...
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  • Lament for the Makaris
    “Lament for the Makaris” is a poem in twenty-five stanzas, each of four lines with a rhyme scheme of aabb and a recurring refrain. Although written in a ballad form, William Dunbar’s poem is actually a meditation on serious moral and religious issues, including what for his time would have been the most...
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  • A Complementary Essay of: a Red Red Rose, Robert Burns
    Burns is an intriguing poem. The poem’s subject matter generally deals with the speaker’s love towards a young lady beyond measures. The poem comprises of powerful themes, captivating imagery and thought provoking language patterns. The overall tone at the beginning of the poem is loving and fanciful...
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  • The Lamb and the Tiger
    ‘Innocence’ can be described as ‘Purity f the soul’. ‘Experience’ can be described as ‘Knowledge or skill gained over time’. I will be comparing two poems, one about innocence and one about experience, both written by the same poet, William Blake. William Blake, writer of ‘The Lamb# and ‘The Tiger’...
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  • Poems
    Analyzing poems Writing Your Paper : Questions To Answer Before Writing Most likely you will not be able to simply write a few lines for each device, rather you must group these devices together. A proper order of paragraphs may flow like this: I. Dramatic Situation A. Who is speaking...
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  • Short Note on "The Sea - James Reeves"
    describe the poem vividly. The Sea, by James Reeves, basically talks about how the sea is similar to a dog in many occasions. In the first stanza, the poet mentions how the sea is similar to a dog, thus supporting this connection with the latter part of the poem. In the second stanza, the author describes...
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  • O Captain, My Captain
    completed. This poem captures the speakers emotions and the sorrow over the loss of the esteemed captain. Whitman wrote this poem to express his anguish and despair at the loss of Abraham Lincoln. The overall theme of this poem is loss and Abraham Lincoln saving the Union. This poem was written right...
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  • Human Interest Analysis
    Human Interest Human Interest is a poem written on the events of conflict, which I will analysis throughout. The poem is about a man who has killed his wife because she was having an affair. It is quite a serious poem, particularly in the first two stanzas. This is directly compromised with the...
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  • Poetry
    Poetry is where the first letter of each line spells a word, usually using the same words as in the title. Ballad A short narrative poem with stanzas of two or four lines and usually a refrain. The story of a ballad can originate from a wide range of subject matter but most frequently deals with folk-lore...
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