• Poetry Essay
    Takashi’s poem, ‘The Blade of Grass in a Dreamless Field’, and SadokoKuriha’s poem, ‘When We Say Hiroshima’ were written during a terrible time in the human race’s history, the bombing of Hiroshima. The Blade of Grass in a Dreamless Field is a poem written in English where as When We Say Hiroshima is a poem...
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  • Impact of War on Poetry
    Introduction Firstly, the background information needed to understand the problem is the context of the war stated in the poem, which is when and what happened during then. This report includes the impact of war on poetry and other information need to explore this particular problem. To gather the...
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  • Poetry Comparisons on War
    Belfast Confetti by Ciaran Carson; No More Hiroshima's by James Kirkup Compare and contrast the attitudes to conflict shown in three or four of these poems, pointing out how the poets use language to explore their ideas and emotions. Two of the poems listed above, attack and anthem for doomed...
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  • A Comparison Between the Poems ‘No More Hiroshimas’ and ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’
    The two poems have a similar message: war doesn’t change over time, lives will always be lost, and whether you are experiencing or remembering the war, the horror, sadness and suffering will be present. The poem ‘No More Hiroshimas’ focuses on the reminders and memorials of the atomic bomb while ‘Dulce...
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  • How Do the Poets Mccrae, Kirkup and Owen Present Their Opinion of War?
    War? Through the poems "No More Hiroshima's" and "Mental Cases," the poets convey their views on the impact of war, and the devastation it can cause; Owen's powerful account of the effect of war on the soldiers, and Kirkup's poignant description of the destruction of Hiroshima, is in stark contrast...
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  • Men At forty analysis
    Mini Essay #1 “Men at Forty” Donald Justice The poem basically pertains to me turning the age of forty, which can be interpreted as a mid-life crisis. The idea of a child being a father’s inspiration also comes into play. In the first stanza in lines 2-4 when the author states that “Men at forty...
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  • Essay
    but then poets and ideologies started to rise and spread indicating that such ideas are immoral, and that they had brainwashed people, and by writing poems, they started to diminish such fake exterior of war, and started to share the actual truth about it, contradicting other poets who wrote about the beauty...
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  • Analysis for Characteristics of Social Protest Literature
    Characteristics of Social Protest Literature Social protest literature is rooted in 18th century literature that addressed social problems, but which, more often than not, did not present a solution. Protest literature of this nature became most prominent in the mid-20th century, after the Japanese forfeit...
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  • there will come soft rains
    story features a house that cooks and cleans entirely by itself. It does everything, from watering the lawn and preparing cigars to reading bedtime poems to its users. But, like in Fahrenheit, Bradbury does not promote the house or what it stands for in the literary interpretation. He instead specifically...
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  • Welcome to hiroshima
    Austin Yang Ms. Dempsey English 10B, pd.3 31 January 2014 What was Hiroshima Really Like? Mary Jo Salter may not know all about Hiroshima after the bombing, but what she does know is that no words or pictures can explain the horrors of what it was truly like. The pictures and mannequins in the...
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  • Teachig
    will be suggested that discuss the chosen book in-depth: timelines, map recognition, letter writing, arts and craft, interviews, analysis of media, and poem writing.  Introduction This paper draws on my ongoing efforts to transform my students into better critical thinkers and empower them with the tools...
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  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Hiroshima and Nagasaki A disastrous story 12/4/2012 Biology Term Paper Akshit Garg 1541692 Prof. Carlos Leon. Introduction … at 11:02 I heard a huge explosion.. I saw a strong, blue and red flash… there was a thrust of extremely hot air. I ran, covering my eyes and head with my hands...
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  • Mans Inhumanity to Man
    author of the poem five ways to kill a man, has written the poem with a very sarcastic and ironic view of death, this method is used to shock you. This poem is written like a recipe, it is a recipe for death and destruction and each verse you could say is an ingredient. The poem has five verses...
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  • No More Hiroshima and Slough Poem Comparision
    There can be no doubt that “Slough” and “No More Hiroshima’s” share a large collection of differences. However, they additionally have similarities. The poem “Slough” written by John Betjeman and is expressing his hatred for the place. This becomes apparent from the beginning when he ask for “friendly...
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  • Fiction vs. Nonfiction
    believe that there is not a definite boundary between the areas of fiction and non-fiction. Fiction is often used throughout non-fiction writings as more of a point of view than a character in itself. This voice is not exactly a character in the text, but it still exercises an attitude toward the material...
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  • Whatever
    the wind allows, blow gas at him. But then you need a mile of mud sliced through with ditches, not to mention black boots, bomb craters, more mud, a plague of rats, a dozen songs and some round hats made of steel.In an age of aeroplanes, you may fly miles above your victim and dispose...
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  • Welcome to Hiroshima
    Ignominious Actions Upon the beginning of Mary Jo Salter's "Welcome to Hiroshima" materializes as a visual holiday to a different country. However, the detail of imagery reveals a different sort of poem. The theme of the poem is a gloomy look at how humans destroy each other. The careful imagery of the...
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  • Tok - What Is Art?
    unusual to stand out, a different interpretation or a different intent by the artist himself. A good art in my perspective is something that is more than normal, more than the daily life or even something that changes my perspective looking at the world and this surely is creativity. And if anyone could take...
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  • Zeah
    Text: Sarah Kay “Hiroshima”; originally performed at the TED Conference, March 2011 When they bombed Hiroshima, the explosion formed a mini-supernova, so every living animal, human or plant that received direct contact with the rays from that sun was instantly turned to ash. And what was left of...
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  • Torture
    were frequently committed. Prisoners of War would be severely beaten and tortured over a period of weeks, months, and even years. In the poem, Remembering Hiroshima- lines on the fiftieth anniversary, Tom McGowan relates:             "But the destruction of the body is nothing.             The ritual...
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