• Poem Interpretation: the Raven
    In this essay, I will discuss the elements involved and my interpretation of the poem The Raven, by Edgar Allen Poe. Many poems, including this particular one, are made up of a number of elements which are combined to give the reader a certain thought or feeling. I will also discuss the poet's phi...
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  • William Blake's Poem London
    There can be little doubt that William Blake's poem ‘London' demonstrates the weakness and frailty of human nature, and the disregard the individual (or institution) has for his fellow man. Blake's character wanders through the streets of London observing the actions occurring therein, revealing to...
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  • Formalistic Approach Applied to the Poem “Order for Masks”
    Formalistic Approach Applied to the Poem “Order for Masks” First and foremost this paper endeavors to appreciate the piece of poetry written by Virginia Moreno. Without having any knowledge regarding the author’s life and time, this paper will try to stand on its own as an entity in itself....
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  • Le Loupgarou Poem
    ‘LE LOUPGAROU’ The poem begin with a 'curious tale' which 'threaded through the town' (note the use of alliteration). Through greying women sewing under eaves. These 'greying women' (meaning old women) may not have been literally sewing under the trees, but were 'threading the tale'; meaning, t...
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  • Short Poem "The Tyger" Essay
    “The Tyger” is one of the most famous works by William Blake. It is a great poem, which clearly shows the reader the way in which poetic devices and sound and rhythm affect the meaning of a poem. William Blake questions the nature of God, and faith. He asks two important rhetorical questions in...
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  • Postcolonial Features of David Diope's Poem
    The poem "Africa" reflects the poet's vision of an independent and sovereign Africa. Diop was strongly critical of Europe and denounced colonialism to the hilt especially during the Second World War when Africans fought and died for the sake of the Europeans. Diop voices his angst about the exploita...
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  • Look Again at ‘Godiva’ and Write About Tennyson’s Narrative Methods in This Poem.
    In ‘Godiva’ Tennyson begins with the use of first person narrative in the short refrain at the beginning of the poem, which effectively separates him from the story itself and also the medieval past in which it is set. Tennyson represents himself as hanging round with ‘grooms and porters’, m...
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  • Purpose of the Poem of the Cid, Mathew, and Acts
    The authors of the three works each had a similar purpose: to provide guidance to their readers. The stories in the New Testament and the Poem of the Cid each had a particular impact on the audience in the time period for which they were written due to the writing style of the authors. Each work pr...
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  • Bruce Dawe Poem Essay
    Good morning/afternoon everyone. I am sure that many of you will agree with me, after studying and discussing in class war poetry, that war is destructive; it destroys properties and lives. It is also the meaning if not dehumanizing as Owen in his 'Dulce et Decorum Est' has pointed out. The violence...
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  • Analagy of a Poem
    Leaving Home Linda Pastan, the author of To a Daughter Leaving Home, uses the transition in childhood of learning to ride a bike as an analogy to the pain a parent feels when their child grows up and leaves home. There are many moments in this poem that show the stages of a child’s growth and se...
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  • The Poem of Cid
    The Poem Of The Cid is a one of the only surviving documents (not to mention one of the most detailed) from 11th century Iberia. Though this is a story, and not one hundred percent accurate, many of the people and things written on have been confirmed. Because of both of these (its rarity and its...
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  • Poem
    William B Yeats (1865-1939) From The Wind Among the Reeds (1899) Men improve with the Years I am worn out with dreams; A weather-worn, marble triton Among the streams; And all day long I look Upon this lady's beauty As though I had found in book A pictured beauty, Pleased to have fil...
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  • Poem
    Acquainted with the night Another classical poem written by Robert Frost is acquainted with the night. Written in 1928, acquainted with the night is a short poem that talks about the life in the city and how depressing it can be. Using imagery and other aspects of city life, Frost depicts the...
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  • If Poem Analysis
    Irfan Khan 260215802 September 3rd, 2009 Mime 221 If by Robert Kupling Analysis Robert Kupling addresses the qualities which adhere to manhood in this poem If, wherein he identifies certain specific criteria as metaphors for achieving things desired in life. The poem consists of four ver...
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  • Compaare How Time Is Presented in 'Hour' and One Other Poem
    Compare how time is presented in 'Hour' and one other Poem Both poems 'Hour' and 'To His Coy Mistress' present the power time has between two people. 'Hour' is a poem about two lovers who have one hour together and explores the ideas of material possesions and a modern reinterpretation of love. W...
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  • Compare the Ways in Which William Wordsworth Presents London in ‘Upon Westminster Bridge’ with William Blake's View of London in His Poem ‘London’
    English Coursework: Compare the ways in which William Wordsworth presents London in ‘Upon Westminster Bridge’ with William Blake’s view of London in his poem ‘London’ Many people see London in different perspectives, both positive and negative in both poetry and prose. William Wordswo...
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  • For the Fire Poem Analysis Fom the Authors Perspective
    ‘For the Fire’ poem analysis • Some poems I have written in the past such as ‘For the Fire’, ‘Martin and the Hand Grenade’ and ‘Summer Rain’ contain a deliberate, overlying theme. The theme of violence is clearly evident, in ‘For the Fire’ we read about a vicious encounter bet...
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  • Poem Reflection: Woman on a Beach
    The poem Woman on a Beach written by Anne Michaels does an exquisite job at making an everyday event, seem so unique and unordinary. The author is really able to capture the reader’s attention by using exceptional adjectives to describe the setting and environment of the beach. This author is ab...
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  • Poem Introductions- Stories of Ourselves Cie
    Sephrael March 3, 2011 AICE English Literature Songs of Ourselves: CIE Anthology of Poetry in English Because I Could Not Stop for Death In "Because I Could Not Stop for Death," the author is taken on a metaphorical "ride" past her entire life and to her end by a personified death. Symboli...
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  • Emily Dickinson in Her Poem #465
    Emily Dickinson in her poem #465, covers the subject of death in a way that I have not seen before. She delves right into the last sounds she heard when the narrator died, which was a fly buzzing. The last actions of this world are concluded by the assigning of "keepsakes", the last few tears whi...
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