"Like A Molave Poem" Essays and Research Papers

  • Like A Molave Poem

    Like the Molave is a poem written by Rafael Zulueta da Costa. He is a Filipino poet and a businessman, who was born at the time when the wounds inflicted by our Spaniard conquerors were still fresh, and it was written at a time when we were under the great influence of the stars and stripes, as mentioned in the poem, just as we all still are. Like the Molave By R. Zulueta da Costa Not yet, Rizal, not yet. Sleep not in peace:  There are a thousand waters to be spanned;  there are a thousand...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Federico García Lorca, Filipino people 1302  Words | 5  Pages

  • Like the Molave-Rafael M. Zulueta Da Costa

    Like a Molave I. Not yet, Rizal, not yet. Sleep not in peace: There are a thousand waters to be spanned; there are a thousand mountains to be crossed; there are a thousand crosses to be borne. Our shoulders are not strong; our sinews are grown flaccid with dependence, smug with ease under another's wing. Rest not in peace; Not yet, Rizal, not yet. The land has need of young blood-and, what younger than your own, Forever spilled in the great name of freedom...

    Bastard, Carving, Color 371  Words | 3  Pages

  • Like the Molave

    Brothers I 1903, it lasted only 12 seconds and covered 120 feet (37 meters) but it proven that a man could build and fly a heavier-than-air machine. In 1909, the first military aircraft in history was delivered to the Signal Corpse. This aircraft, like the original Wright Brothers’ flying machine, was a pusher-type design (its engine was behind the pilot and in front of the propellers) with a 30 horsepower engine, skids for landing, and room enough for a two man crew. By the end of the 1914, pusher-type...

    Aircraft, Bomber, Bomber aircraft 1166  Words | 3  Pages

  • Like the Molave

    Like The Molave By: Rafael Zulueta da Costa Not yet, Rizal, not yet. Sleep not in peace: There are a thousand waters to be spanned; there are a thousand mountains to be crossed; there are a thousand crosses to be borne. Our shoulders are not strong; our sinews are grown flaccid with dependence, smug with ease under another's wing. Rest not in peace; Not yet, Rizal, not yet. The land has need of young blood-and, what younger than your own, Forever spilled in the great name...

    Filipino language, Filipino people, Philippines 471  Words | 2  Pages

  • Like Move by Zulueta

    Filipinos. “Forever spilled in the great name of freedom.” and “Forever oblate on the altar of the free?” means sacrificing for freedom like what Jose Rizal did. Meaning: the Philippines needs young people’s blood like Rizal so we can have the courage to fight for the country and we can have true freedom Stanza 3: Stanza 3 is about the how we should be strong like the Molave tree. “Not you alone, Rizal.” means Rizal is not alone in the fight for freedom. “O souls and spirits of the martyred brave arise...

    Filipino language, Filipino people, José Rizal 850  Words | 3  Pages

  • like the molave

    In us, and on the silent cliffs of freedom, We carve for all time your marmoreal dream! Until our people, seeing, are become Like the molave, firm, resilent, staunch, Rising on the hillside, unafraid, Strong in its own fibre, yes, like the molave! II. The youth of the land is a proud and noble appellation, The youth of the land is a panoramic poem, The youth of the land is a book of paradoxes, The youth of the land is a pat on one's back, The youth of the land is a huge canvas...

    2007 albums, Bastard, The Land is Ours 425  Words | 2  Pages

  • Like the Molave

    LIKE THE MOLAVE R. Zulueta Da Acosta Not yet, Rizal, not yet. Sleep not in peace; There are a thousand waters to be spanned; There are a thousand mountains to be crossed; There are a thousand cross to be borne. Our shoulders are not strong; our sinews are Grown flaccid with dependence, smug with ease Under another’s wing. Rest not in peace; Not yet, Rizal, not yet. The land has need Of young blood – and, what younger than your own, Forever spilled in the great name of freedom. Forever...

    2007 albums, Carving, Dream 258  Words | 2  Pages

  • Poem

    Changes: Creative Writing Project Writing a Poem In this project, you'll be writing a poem which deals with any aspect of family discussed in the readings from the Changes unit. It could be a poem about your favorite family member (or your least favorite family member); it could be a poem about changes occurring in your family; it could be a poem about losing or gaining family members; it could be a poem about cultural traditions in your family. Writing a poem is a creative project, so be sure to use...

    Linguistics, Literature, Narrative poetry 637  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem

    Here is an anti bullying poem written by Jon Evans: Identity–The Bully They all try to look the same
all try to give themselves a name
pick on the boy who is all alone
just because his identity is his own
what has this world come to?
all this wrong that people do
just for the image they want to show
down the evil path they seem to go The next person you go to hurt
or try to make feel like dirt
instead of trying to look cool
feel for the guy you make look a fool A cool identity isn’t a need
let...

    Abuse, Bullying, English-language films 659  Words | 4  Pages

  • poem

    The Ecstasy : John Donne - Summary and Critical Analysis       The poem "The Ecstasy" is one of John Donne's most popular poems, which expresses his unique and unconventional ideas about love. It expounds the theme that pure, spiritual or real love can exist only in the bond of souls established by the bodies. For Donne, true love only exists when both bodies and souls are inextricably united. Donne criticizes the platonic lover who excludes the body and emphasizes the soul. The fusion of body...

    Ghost, John Donne, Love 891  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poems

    Abc poem Flowers Lily is the purity of heart Mellow delicate beauty and sweetness Nasturtium represents a conquest or a victory in a battle Olive is so peaceful Poppy is inspiring and majestic. Diamante poem Puppy Playful, silly Barking, fetching, eating Ball, leash , free, wool Sleeping, running, playing Sweet, young Kitten Sun Hot, warm Boiling, burning, heating Summer, Sunshine , winter, thunderstorm Splashing, sliding, slipping Chilly...

    Acrostic, Kenn Nesbitt, Love 1081  Words | 6  Pages

  • Poems

    Eric Fykerud May 3, 2013 Period 2 9th Grade Poetry Book Report Blackberry picking theme analysis: In the poem Blackberry Picking by Seamus Heaney, he describes the action of picking blackberries during the summer. This poem has many themes infused within the poem. However some stand out more than others. greed, mortality, and disappointment. First he describes greed the over excessive amount of berries that they would pick. “We trekked and picked until cans ere full”. The kids...

    Berry, Blackberry, Fruit 832  Words | 6  Pages

  • poems

    First the Land Was Ours Yellow M 260 The Family Man Yellow M 61 Life-Cycle Blue L 86 Doctor to Patient Blue L 231 Prison Alphabet Blue L 150 Reflections on a Benevolent Dictatorship 1. What opinion is Dawe expressing through this poem? That dictatorship is bad 2. What is the character reflecting about? The character is reflecting about a benevolent dictatorship, and how it resembles people who are incapable and live in a mental home. And about all the bad things that had Happened...

    Colloquialism, Dictator, Dictatorship 824  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poems

    thought he looked like a snake. He hissed at his friends, till they all made amends. That was all about Jake the snake. There was ab old man named Mark Who looked like an old fart. He had white hair, He looked like a bear, And he snored like crazy in the dark. There once was a man named Bill Who went to the mill to see Will They went to the lake After they ate a pancake Jill, Bill and Will left Phil at the mill Narrative Poem #1 A girl in the...

    English-language films, Light, Narrative poetry 442  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem

    He Had Such Quiet Eyes By: Bibsy Soenharjo 3.1 SYNOPSIS OF THE POEM The poem is about a woman who has been deceived to think that she was loved by a man with ‘quiet eyes’. She suffers for this and only learns on hindsight not to trust or give in to men who seek women only for pleasure. The poet gives an advice on being able to recognise what is true and what is not, when a person is truly friendly and when he is not. You may lose in the game of love and give your heart away, but knowing the truth...

    Female, Human, Love 1567  Words | 5  Pages

  • Like The Molave Critical Analysis

    Letters Audio Visual Communication In partial fulfillment in Philippine Literature March 31 2015 By: Marc Denzel A. Zenit LIKE THE MOLAVE I (1940) In Rafael Zulueta da Costa’s 1940 poem Like the Molave,the speaker entreats our national hero, Jose Rizal to inspire generations with his unwavering perseverance for nationalfreedom. Moreover, the poem foresees the future of Filipinos in our countrywide failings such as our dependence upon others and upon the government, lack of self-restraint...

    El filibusterismo, Filipino people, José Rizal 3045  Words | 12  Pages

  • Poem

     “Those Winter Sundays” & “Paper Matches” “Those Winter Sundays” and “Paper Matches” are poems that came together to form the same qualities. However the two individual poems expresses it, in its own contrasting ways. Both “Those Winter Sundays” and “Paper Matches” intertwine metaphors into its work and the aspect of the under-appreciation of one party toward another. The poem “Those Winter Sundays” is of a grown adult looking back into his childhood. He remembers an event that led...

    Analogy, Cold, Family 844  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem

    Shakespeare both instill a figurative idea of immortality throughout the course of time long after the writers have passed on. Shakespeare plants his beauty within the lines of the poem after his lover’s physical beauty deteriorates with time. Spencer, however, keeps the memory and love for a woman. Although both poems are about two different subjects, the main theme that connects them is that they immortalize two non-physical ideas. The hope of every writer is to have their work famous and studied...

    Aesthetics, Beauty, Edmund Spenser 1031  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem

    shore. And the tide rises, the tide falls. Pee Paragraph : I think this poem is trying to tell us that when you have got ups or downs in life, you can’t do anything to change what has happened and you just to just carry on. I thought this because when he uses ‘The tide rises, the tide falls’, it makes me think of something that has ups and downs because the movement of the tides at sea is being compared to how humans like us have similar ups and downs. Sometimes we feel very happy (the tides go...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Battery 719  Words | 3  Pages

  • poem

     THE PABLO POETRY PROJECT CONTENTS: PART A: MELANCHOLY INSIDE FAMILIES PART B: PABLO NERUDA-BIOGRAPHY PART C: POETRY (poem) PART D: IL POSTINO (film) A tribute to Don Pablo…. By Jishnu Menon PART A 1. Write a poetic response to the poem. “Melancholy inside families” by Pablo Neruda is poem that is strong in visual appetite and conveys emotions such as gloominess and fear through those visuals. I believe the images that have been brought to the reader’s...

    Chile, Literature, Love 1440  Words | 7  Pages

  • Poem

    Our Casuarina Tree |   | Toru Dutt (1856–77) |   |   | LIKE a huge Python, winding round and round | |   The rugged trunk, indented deep with scars, | |   Up to its very summit near the stars, | | A creeper climbs, in whose embraces bound | |   No other tree could live. But gallantly |         5 | The giant wears the scarf, and flowers are hung | | In crimson clusters all the boughs among, | |   Whereon all day are gathered bird and bee; | | And oft at nights the...

    Casuarina, Sequoiadendron, Steve Ditko 1782  Words | 7  Pages

  • poems

    Sylvia Plath's poem, "Medallion" is about a snake she finds dead, and the details of its body that she notices. Written in 1959, its form was strictly "controlled." Plath uses imagery, literary devices, and sensory details, especially colors. First, we "see" the image of a snake, bronze, lying in the sun near a gate with a "star and moon" design. By the gate with star and moon Worked into the peeled orange wood The bronze snake lay in the sun Next, Plath uses a metaphor...

    Bruise, Color, Glass 618  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poems

    to the people who live and breathe inside. It is "home, sweet home". This popular cliché sheds a warm and comforting light on a home, giving it personality and feeling, the main factors that distinguish it from a house. However, in Philip Larkin's poem "Home Is So Sad", the speaker describes a home with a personality different from the "sweet" stereotype, portraying it as a place of loneliness and longing after its inhabitants have long deserted their dwellings. No longer is home thought of as sweet...

    Dariush Mehrjui, Emotion, Feeling 993  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem

    Poems 2/HS305 The Harp Of India Why hang'st thou lonely on yon withered bough? Unstrung for ever, must thou there remain; Thy music once was sweet - who hears it now? Why doth the breeze sigh over thee in vain? Silence hath bound thee with her fatal chain; Neglected, mute, and desolate art thou, Like ruined monument on desert plain: O! many a hand more worthy far than mine Once thy harmonious chords to sweetness gave, And many a wreath for them did Fame entwine Of flowers still blooming on the...

    Early Modern English, Mother, Thou 1416  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poem

    Poem They treated her like an animal, And thought her spirit was breakable. They thought they could wear her spirits down, But she made sure she did everything to not give them that satisfactory. Even when she felt like giving up She made sure she stood tall, Regained her composure And carried on. Three Cups of Tea Written by: Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin Characters:  Greg Mortenson –  _ – Village leader of Korphe and Mortenson’s mentor  _...

    Allegory, English-language films, Evil 1073  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poems

    original or beautiful in this poem which celebrates the breath-taking variety of nature in its many forms. 3)Continuum- - Explore the wasy Allen Curnow builds up the image of his depression, originated from a poetic block, in this poem. - Some poems tell a story. Show how you think Allen Curnow makes the story of his mental conflict (creative struggle) and gladual change of mood so compelling. - How does Allen Curnow powerfully convey the difficulties of writing a poem? 4)Horses - The main focus...

    Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Iambic pentameter 598  Words | 3  Pages

  • Grow and Be Like the Molave

    Grow and Be Like the Molave By: Manuel L. Quezon National strength can only be built in character. A nation is nothing more or less than its citizenry. It is the people that make up the nation and therefore a nation cannot be stronger than its component parts. Their weakness is its failings, their strength its power. Show me a people composed of vigorous, sturdy individuals; of men and women healthy in mind and body; courteous, brave industrious, self-reliant, purposeful in thought as well as...

    Filipino people, Happiness, Justice 438  Words | 2  Pages

  • Poem

    1. (a) Discuss how student’s problems in primary/secondary schools are different to than they were 10 years ago. Nowadays students are quite different from the past 10 years. They were more self esteem and would like to be more independent as they think they are quite mature even though they aren’t. Physically yes they are big enough to be a man or woman but Psychology no. Comparing to those in the past 10 years they are quite obedient and ready to listen to others that are older than themselves...

    Child discipline, Education, High school 1958  Words | 6  Pages

  • Poem

    the City: Nirode and Amla feel the pressure of the city. He is rather afraid and is threatened by the deserted look of it: “On all sides the city pressed down, alight, aglow and stirring with its own marsh-bred, monster life that, like ogre, kept one eye open through sleep and waking […] the city was as much atmosphere as odor, as much a haunting ghost of the past as a frenzied passage towards early death”. It seems, he is morally afraid of the city of the odors of ‘open...

    Family, Kiran Desai, Kolkata 1896  Words | 5  Pages

  • POEM

    Happiness does not wholly depend on comforts; Happiness cannot be bought by money; Happiness is not all luxury; Happiness is abstract to the core! Happiness is in being child-like, though adult; Happiness is in making and seeing the less fortunate ones, smile; Happiness is in acting adult-like, although a child Happiness is in giving something to someone, although you still need it. Happiness is in sacrificing for others’ sake; Happiness is in giving up your chance to someone...

    Eudaimonia, Feeling, Happiness 448  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem

    * IM SORRY Every little thing that you do makes me fall in love with you why I did the things that I did made me feel like a silly kid Why did we always used to fight I just wanted to make things right when you left you struck my heart never thought we'd be apart so when I walk by everyday always smile in your special way I know you'll be dying inside and I wish that you were mine I break down every night I cry myself to sleep and with all my might I know you're not mine to...

    1996 singles, 2001 singles, 2006 singles 933  Words | 5  Pages

  • Poems

    what was born Ignorance made me forlorn Tearful truths I cannot scorn Father Breath once more farewell Birth you gave was no thing ill My heart is still, as time will tell. http://www.helium.com/items/2258445-analysis-of-allen-ginsbergs-poem-father-death-blues THE FAIR SINGER. I. TO make a final conquest of all me, Love did compose so sweet an enemy, In whom both beauties to my death agree, Joining themselves in fatal harmony, That, while she with her eyes my heart does bind...

    2006 singles, Death, English-language films 566  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poems: Poetry and Free Verse Poem

    Poetry Journal Project **Due Monday, February 4, 2013** You will create a poetry journal. It will contain 20 poems. Each poem will contain one of the items below. You may not use the same poem twice. You may not use any poem we have read in class. 1. Rhyme (any kind) 11. Free Verse Poem 2. Imagery 12. Narrative Poem 3. Simile 13. Lyric Poem 4. Metaphor 14. Consonance 5. Alliteration 15. Assonance 6. Personification 16. Refrain 7. Hyperbole...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Internal rhyme 780  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poems of Wwi

    gets from the poem to be different. Intro Message Tone Audience Conclusion Comparing ‘Who’s in for the game’ with ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ In the time of the first world war there were several writers and poets that dedicated their time and effort to writing poems, either to send a message about the importance of war, or to fight against the war. Of course different writers had different writing styles, however poems of that time are still recognizable as war poems for a number...

    Dulce et Decorum Est, Metaphor, Poetry 1121  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poems

    surroundings, did I allow myself to open my eyes. I was amazed at how easily fantasy and reality intertwined at that moment. It was like continuing a dream after waking up. As I lifted my eyelids, as the Nowadays, people are well equipped with many technology gadgets and items, so do I. If I was stranded on a deserted island, there would be unlimited things I would like to bring with me. However, since I can only bring three things, I would carry a knife, box of matches and a big jar. I believe those...

    Boiling, Desert, Desert island 1352  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Comparison

    Poems: Piano, Poem at thirty-nine & Once Upon a time Paragraph 1 - Introduction Nostalgia is the desire of things from the past, feeling homesick or remembering a person. This is the central Idea of the three poems; D.H.Lawrence’s ‘Piano’, Alice Walker’s ‘Poem at Thirty-Nine’ & Gabriel Okara’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ convey that they miss their earlier life or wish for a better past. Paragraph 2 - Write the theme of the first poem. D.H. Lawrences ‘Piano’ is a representation of longing of his past...

    Atmosphere, Emotion, Family 805  Words | 3  Pages

  • fireworks poem

    outburst of anger or other emotions’. In Amy Lowell’s poem, “Fireworks”, she uses the noun definition of fireworks to express the figurative meaning of fireworks. Throughout the poem, Amy reveals how much she hates this person by using descriptive words to describe the spectacular explosions caused by fireworks. Thus, the main idea of the poem is anger or strong feeling of hostility. “Fireworks” is an example of a lyrical poem because the poem rhymes and it has a regular and continuous rhyme scheme...

    Meter, Poetic form, Poetry 991  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Comparing

    and fellow classmates, I have researched about 2 poems and made a comparison between the two. I’m here today to talk to you about them and see what you think at the end of the speech. The two poems I researched were (on the sea, author John Keats) and (sea fever, author John Masefield). as you can see from the title of the poems that they are bot about the sea but don’t be confused, they’re both completely different stories. Both of these poems talk about the sea, they are both referring to the...

    Beijing Subway, Human, John Keats 853  Words | 3  Pages

  • Appreciation of Poem

    convey their ideas, opinions, and express their feelings. Some poems can be understood easily while others seam vague. But whatever they are, they all contain some common elements of poetry such as theme, figurative language, and tone, etc. ¡§Constantly risking absurdity and death¡¨ and ¡§betting on the muse¡¨ are two poems which are written by two different poets. By comparing and contrasting these two poems, the full beauty of the poems can be greatly appreciated and their theme can be deeply explored...

    Allen Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 923  Words | 3  Pages

  • analysis of poem

     To analyze a poem stylistically, we can analyze the poetic device, which is usually deviation and foregrounding, that the poet used in the poem. The term foregrounding refers to an effect brought about in the reader by linguistic or other forms of deviation in the literary text (Leech, 1985).In poem, devices of foregrounding and deviation are always used to draw reader’s attention and impress the readers. In the aspect of deviation and foregrounding, there are some perspectives on the nature of...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Linguistics 1355  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poem Comparison

    Waking” by Theodore Roethke are two poems that relate directly to the speaker. Although both poems share this similarity, the way in which both works or literature are constructed are vastly different. Plath uses visual imagery and poetical tercets to show the pain and suffering of the speaker in her poem, while Roethke uses the musical Villanelle and synesthesia to create his picture of the speaker’s inner thoughts and a sense of awakening. When reading the poem “Lady Lazarus” for the first time...

    Poetic form, Poetry, Rhyme 1406  Words | 4  Pages

  • Shakespeare Poem

    masterpieces. William Shakespeare who wrote during the 15th century, created many plays, lyric poems as well as sonnets. Known as a well respected master of his craft, Shakespeare wrote many fine lyrics which can now be found in his plays, poems, and sonnets. Similarly, Thomas Hardy, a realist poet in the 19th century, is best known for his pessimistic style and tone used in many poems and novels. The poem It Was a Lover and His Lass by Shakespeare and The Ruined Maid by Hardy contain several devices...

    Ben Jonson, Charles Dickens, Lyric poetry 849  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Fish Poem

    "The Fish" The poem, “The Fish”, written by Elizabeth Bishop is filled with descriptions and deeper, significant meaning. The title of the poem it is very straightforward. “The Fish” is singular leading the readers to believe that the person who caught the fish will never forget their experience. The fish that was caught must have made a significant, long standing impact for the angler catching it. In the beginning of the poem it states, “I caught a tremendous fish”. Knowing from personal experience...

    Angling, Color, Color theory 828  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparison of Poems

    Both the poems start with 'suddenly' which makes the poem sound explosive and means that it has impact right from the very beginning. As well as this, in each poem a change in stanza shows a change in the poem - in ‘Belfast Confetti’ it goes from past to present tense and in ‘Bayonet Charge, it goes from action to inaction and allows us time to reflect. Both poems also use lists; in ‘Belfast Confetti’, the use of the list ‘Balaklava, Raglan...' show how the conflict has affected everywhere. The...

    Charge of the Light Brigade, Poetry, Rhyme 992  Words | 2  Pages

  • poem analysis

    language -          Simile:  a comparison using the words like or as. It says outright that something is like something else. 5.      Rhythm is systematical stressing or accenting words and syllables. B. Analysis of Meaning of Wordsworth’s Poem: Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known             Wordsworth’s poem Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known is a romantic poem. This poem, like most of other Romantic poem, has an idea of ‘Love’. This poem really reflects Wordsworth’s principles of romantic literary...

    Iambic tetrameter, Literature, Love 1723  Words | 6  Pages

  • Poem Conm

    The poem opens up with the sense of a lost love. At first glance, the structure appears to be regular with six stanzas, each stanza consisting of four lines. However, on closer reading the structure seemed a bit unique as the first letter in every line is capitalized. This makes each line significant and becomes worthy of greater attention, so that the audience could understand each line clearly. One of the main stylistic aspect that is used by the poet is the rhyme scheme. Throughout the poem the...

    Alliteration, Great Depression, Poetry 981  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hate Poem

    11 Oct 2013 Essay 2-RD Hate Poem When reading a poem, it is important to feel and imagine what the author is trying to explain in words. With tone, metaphors, rhythm, and alliteration it can be achieved. Months go into finding just the right word to explain a whole sentence in one stanza. Imagery is also important. It helps develop a poem using the five senses: smell, taste, vision, touch and auditory. Obsession and a sense of addiction can also be seen in this poem. It is subtle, but it is obviously...

    Explanation, Hatred, Heart 789  Words | 3  Pages

  • Anthology of Poems

    include three phenomenal poems in an anthology of Indigenous Poetry. Each of the poems that will be introduced have been written by indigenous Australians, and each includes a form of a relationship within them, not only with people, but with culture, and Aboriginal and European Australians. The first poem to be introduced is Aboriginal Australia, by Jack Davis. This gut wrenching poem is about the treacherous acts that the Europeans committed against the Aborigines. The second poem that will be discussed...

    Australia, Black people, Indigenous Australians 895  Words | 3  Pages

  • Explication of a Poem

    accessible writing. Kooser’s poem “A Spiral Notebook” was published in 2004, in the book Good Poems for Hard Times, depicting a spiral notebook as something that represents more than its appearance. Through the use of imagery, diction, and structure, Ted Kooser reveals the reality of a spiral notebook to be a canvas of possibilities and goes deeper to portray the increasing complexities in life as we age. This poem opens with an extreme and vivid simile, “The bright wire rolls like a porpoise” (line 1)...

    Deep Blue Sea, Description, Life 872  Words | 3  Pages

  • Explaining a Poem

    EXPLICATING A POEM [pic]In order to explicate or give a detailed literary analysis of a poem, it is useful to ask the following questions. You do not necessarily have to follow this order. 1. What is the literal sense of the poem? • Can it be broken down into sentences? • What is the meaning of each sentence? • How could the poem be paraphrased: restated in prose form? • In what ways is the poem different from a prose paraphrase? 2. What is the diction of...

    Consonant, Linguistics, Meaning of life 884  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Paper

     Two Poems from Revising America: Comparison and Contrasting Essay Recently, my class read “I, Too” by Langston Hughes and “Dreams” by Nikki Giovanni. “I, Too” differs and is similar to “Dreams” in many ways. These two poems are written by two different authors. The subject of the poems is the same. The mood is similar and there is also a similarity between the styles in the poems. These two poems have many similarities and few differences. In both poems, the speakers reveal their feelings of...

    African American, Langston Hughes, Race 1106  Words | 3  Pages

  • Australian Poems

    can be represented in various ways and can be spotted in a range of Australian poems. These poems are written by Australian poets who try to portray the Australian lifestyle and depiction of Aussie culture and experiences. Good morning/afternoon fellow audience members, I have selected two poems titled “My Country” and “Australia” to deconstruct and explain how they reflect on the Australian representation. The poem "My Country" was written by Dorothea Mackellar in 1908. She first wrote this literary...

    Australia, Australian poets, Culture 900  Words | 3  Pages

  • Love Poem

    Love Poem: Linda Pastan Have you ever been in love? Do you even know what love is? Love is a feeling that at times can feel indescribable. It makes you do crazy things. Love makes you blind and no matter your circumstances with that person, if you love them you will go that extra mile for them. In this essay I will talk about the “Love Poem” by Linda Pastan. In the following paragraphs I will go in depth and break down the poems to help understand the root of the poem. ...

    2009 albums, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, English-language films 971  Words | 6  Pages

  • Questions on Poems

    describe the setting of the poem? (the weather, atmosphere) 2. What effect does Porphyria have on the atmosphere in the cottage? 3. Why can’t Porphyria give herself to the narrator completely? 4. What does the narrator realise and how does this make him feel? 5. What does the narrator do and why? 6. What happens at the end of the poem? (Think about the lover’s frame of mind?) An Investigation into Porphyria's Murder Remember: • This poem is a dramatic monologue. •...

    Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Alliteration, Drama 412  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of Poem

    April 2014 Analysis of The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats William Butler Yeats in his poem, “The Second Coming”, makes a number of distinctive metaphors and symbols to express the features of the poem, that are critical to consider upon first reading the poem, this creates a theme in the poem. Yeats portrays a dismal world where anarchy reigns over the guiltlessness of humankind. This poem portrays a dark and foreboding atmosphere that serves are a warning to what may lie ahead for humankind...

    Ezra Pound, The Second Coming, William Butler Yeats 1219  Words | 4  Pages

  • 6 Poems

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  • Poem Analysis

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  • Poem Analysis

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  • The Antipasmodic Activity of Molave Tree (Vitex Parviflora) Bark Extract in Albino Mice

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  • About a Poem

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