• About a Poem
    It’s A Woman’s World “It’s A Woman’s World” written by Eavan Boland is a poem about how woman should embrace their strengths. It’s a Woman’s World” focuses on issues of female identity and how the contributions of women have been overlooked. The speaker of Eavan Boland’s poe
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  • Poem in Two Voices
    After Norman gets his job offer letter from the University of Chicago, he 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
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  • Poe's "The Conqueror Worm": Deeper Meaning to the Poem
    Poe's "The Conqueror Worm": Deeper Meaning To the Poem We often call Edgar Allen Poe one of the fathers of terror and mystery. His twisted, Macabre tales and poems are filled with great detail and often end with a dismal twist. "The Conqueror Worm" is one example of his masterful rhymes and tel
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  • E.E. Cummings, Poem, Anyone Li
    E.E. Cummings "anyone lived in a pretty how town" I first read this poem and I thought of love, two people in love. Anyone and no one are in love and that is what matters to them, to be in love with each other and with life. It involves the day, the night, and how the weather changes. Th
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  • Poem #640: Interpretation
    I cannot live with You— It would be Life— And Life is over there__ Behind the Shelf The Sexton keeps the Key to— Putting up Our life—His Porcelain— Like a Cup— Discarded of the Housewife— Quaint—or Broke— A newer Sevres pleases— Old Ones crack— I could not die—with YouÂ
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  • Poem #640: Interpretation
    <i>I cannot live with You—<br>It would be Life—<br>And Life is over there__<br>Behind the Shelf<br><br>The Sexton keeps the Key to—<br>Putting up<br>Our life—His Porcelain—<br>Like a Cup—<br><br>Discarded of the Housewife—<br>Quaint—or Broke—<br>A newer Sevres pleases—<br>Old Ones crack—<
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  • Emily Dickinson Poem Analysis
    The Last Night that She Lived After evaluating my perception of The Last Night that She Lived, by Emily Dickinson. The message in this poem is we take life for granted and we don't appreciate it until we are threatened with losing it. Emily used what seems to me as free verse with no ap
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  • Poem Comparison (Burns and Rossetti)
    Comparison of Robert Burns' "A Red, Red Rose" and Christina Rosetti's "A Birthday" Though the subject of both Robert Burns' "A Red, Red Rose" and Christina Rosetti's "A Birthday" is love, the tone, diction, and form of each underline the different themes. The theme of the Burns poem is the beautif
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  • Poem Commentary: in Mrs. Tilcher's Class
    The poem ‘In Mrs. Tilscher's Class' written by Carol Ann Duffy, is written in free verses and includes four stanzas. The poem illustrates the perspective of a carefree, innocent and happy young girl going through the first stages of life, primary to high school. The poem examines the rites of passa
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  • Poem
    This poem maintains a form using meter, instead of free verse- which illustrates how Bishops statements are made under “tight control”, as if she is trying to maintain her composure over the death of a loved one. She uses a complex rhyme scheme, which suggests she is using unbending customs to
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  • An Poem Analysis of “Hearing That His Friend Was Coming Back from the War” by Wang Chien
    In this poem, the poet describes a contemporary war which was more intense than those in the old days and the hopelessness for soldiers to come back from the war. When the speaker got the news that his friend, who saw service in that war, was coming back, he was then in an emotional conflict between
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  • Commentary on the Poem 'My Grandmother' by Elizabeth Jennings
    Commentary on the poem- ‘My Grandmother’ by Elizabeth Jennings The poem ‘My Grandmother,’ is a recount of a childhood memory of the poets’ grandmother who “kept an antique shop”, and there are many underlying meaning and thoughts in the poem, which illustrate the strong attachment o
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  • The Importance of Elements in a Poem
    The Importance of Elements in a Poem Every poem is unique in its own way. Be it William Carlos Williams’ “The Red Wheelbarrow” (926) of just 8 lines or Nigel Tomm’s “My Blah Story”, which is the world’s longest English poem, of 23,161 lines, all of them have a specia
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  • Carefully Read the Poem Simon Lee by William Wordsworth (Romantic Writings: an Anthology Pp.60-63). Write an Essay of Not More Than 1,500 Words in Which You Analyse the Poem and Comment on the Poetic Form and Language
    Simon Lee the Old Huntsman is a poem which occurs in Lyrical Ballads and was written in 1798, belonging, thus, temporally to the Romantic period (1780-1830). Romantic writing is commonly identified with some key elements, which concern imagination, nature, symbolism and myth (although there have bee
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  • An Analysis of Derek Walcott's Poem "A Far Cry from Africa"
    An analysis of Derek Walcott's poem "A Far Cry from Africa" on the influence of colonialism in his language Introduction The so called post colonial literature is actually a body of writings that aim to express response to colonization. Most topics and themes of post colonial literary p
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  • The Interpretation of Frost's Poem
    "The Road Not Taken" is a poem by Robert Frost, published in 1916 in the collection Mountain Interval. It is the first poem in the volume and is printed in italics. The title is often mistakenly given as "The Road Less Traveled", from the penultimate line: "I took the one less traveled by". "The Ro
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  • Analysis of Heaney's Poem Follower
    In 'Follower' Heaney presents us with a very vivid picture of his father as he appeared to the poet as a young boy. We learn a lot about both the relationship that existed between them and the way Heaney saw his family. The father is, more than anything else, an energetic and skilled farmer. He i
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  • Indians- Poem
    Jaime Brunton In Lousie Erdrich’s “Dear John Wayne,” the depiction of an on-screen battle between John Wayne’s character and a Native American Indian tribe mirrors a larger ongoing cultural battle between white colonizers and Native Americans. Italicized lines voice a rhetorical battle betw
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  • Interpretation of Poem Called Stone
    „Stone” The poem „Stone” is a piece of art which presents the speakers attitude towards life. It’s about a poet who does not want to show his feelings. The best situation for him would be to be a stone. He is convinced that his philosophy is the most suitable for him because he con
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  • 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 wi
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