"Summary Of Poem Philosophy Nissim Ezekiel" Essays and Research Papers

  • Summary Of Poem Philosophy Nissim Ezekiel

    Nissim Ezekiel (December 24 1924 - January 9, 2004 ) was a poet, playwright and art critic. He was considered the foremost Indian writer in English English-language> of his time. Contents 1 Early life > 2 Career > 3 Books by Nissim Ezekiel > 4 Some of his well-known poems > Early life Ezekiel was born in Bombay (now Mumbai Mumbai). Ezekiel's father was a botany professor and his mother, principal of her own school. He belonged to Mumbai's small 'Bene Israel' Jewish community. In...

    1959 in poetry, English language, India 2134  Words | 6  Pages

  • Commentary on "Night of the Scorpion" by Nissim Ezekiel

    “Night of the Scorpion” by Nissim Ezequiel The poem “Night of the Scorpion” by Nissim Ezekiel is an account of how the poet remembers his mother being stung by a scorpion when he was young. However, he does not write about his own feelings or reactions; we realize he is merely the narrator. Most of the poem is in the third person, as Ezekiel reports on what other people do and say and he uses various images and senses to make us visualise the scenes. The poem is written in free verse with...

    Alliteration, Andreas Wilson, Evil 1220  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Summary of Night of the Scorpion by Nissim Ezekiel

    Summary of poem “night of the scorpion” The poet's mother was stung by a scorpion on that night when it was pouring very heavily, thousands of villagers on hearing the news came in 'like swarms of flies' trying to do their bit in saving the mother. They came with lanterns, candles and crowded round her chanting the name of God 'a thousand times', they first tried to search for the scorpion for they felt as much  as the scorpion moved the poison of the mother would spread but there was no trace...

    A Suitable Boy, A Suitable Girl, Chinese poetry 2467  Words | 8  Pages

  • A Very Indian Poem in English

    A VERY INDIAN POEM IN INDIAN ENGLISH - Critical Summary Introduction: Nissim Ezekiel is one of those Indian poets writing in English who creates an authentic flavor of India, by his use of Indian English - Pidgin English on Bazar English, as it is often called. In this poem, the Indian flavor has been created by stressing the various mistakes which Indians commit in their use of English, by bringing in the hopes and aspirations of free India, and also the attitudes of her two hostile neighbors...

    English language, Germanic languages, India 949  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nissim Ezekiel

    Identity and Commitment in Nissim Ezekiel Poetry Dr.Ratan Bhattacharjee About the writer: (Dr.Ratan Bhattacharjee is at present the Chairperson of the Post Graduate Dept. of English and is also associated with teaching in the PG Dept of English of Rabindra Bharati Univesity , both in regular and distance.He is the Executive member in the International Advisory Board of International Theeodore Dreiser Society, USA. (http://uncw.edu/dreiser/) His articles and poems are published in numerous...

    1959 in poetry, English language, English poetry 3901  Words | 11  Pages

  • Nissim Ezekiel's Poetry

    1)Nissim Ezekiel is an Indian poet who writes in English. Discuss. Nissim Ezekiel was an Indian Jewish poet, playwright, editor and art critic. He was a foundational figure in postcolonial India's literary history, specifically for Indian writing in English. Although born in a Jewish family, he was an Indian poet writing in English. He had committed himself to India, its cultures, values and ethics), and ‘Indianness’ had been in his veins. This ‘Indianness’ was unique in Ezekiel. N K Ghosh asks...

    Emotion, India, Indian culture 847  Words | 4  Pages

  • Essay on Background Casually by Nissim Ezekiel

    1.5 POET, LOVER, BIRD WATCHER The best poem of this volume 'Poet, Lover, Bird-watcher' displays Ezekiel's views on poet's problems. He thinks the best poets wait for words, like ornithologists sitting in silence to see birds. Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher is one of the better known poems of Ezekiel and has received considerable critical attention. It epitomizes the poet's search for a poetics which would help him redeem himself in his eyes and in the eyes of the god. Parallelism is drawn between...

    Meter, Poetry, Sestet 3353  Words | 15  Pages

  • Indian Writing in English- Nissim Ezekiel

    different poets. Dom Moraes, winner of the Hawthornden Prize at the age of 19 for his first book of poems A Beginning went on to occupy a pre-eminent position among Indian poets writing in English. Nissim Ezekiel, who came from India's tiny Bene Israel Jewish community, created a voice and place for Indian poets writing in English and championed their work. A significant and torch bearer poet is Nissim Ezekiel.Recent Indian English poetry adds to, what O.P. Bhatnagar terms as, a process of collective...

    English language, India, Indian English literature 5269  Words | 15  Pages

  • Poem And Summary Paper

     Poem and Summary Paper: The Elements of Poetry Tenisha Tyler ENG/340 Due: July 23, 2012 Erich Sysak The Elements of Poetry There are many different, distinctive elements that make up a poem. However many or few can be used as necessary at any specific time by a writer. These parts of a poem consist of imagery, metaphors, rhyme, and structure. A few of these can be seen in Lewis Carroll’s, “Jabberwocky”, Craig Raine’s, “A Martian Sends a Postcard Home”, and R. S. Gwynn’s, “Shakespearean...

    Jabberwocky, Literature, Metaphor 784  Words | 6  Pages

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    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

  • A poem about "Magic" Summary

    A Poem for “Magic” A Poem for “Magic”, written by Quincy Troupe is a truly dazzling poem. I’m not usually one who can easily relate to a poem but this one elicits so much passion for the game of basketball that it resonates in my head. The way that the game is described in the poem makes me think back to the mindset I had when I was just a little kid playing dunk ball on my 6 foot hoop in the driveway. I could do whatever I wanted on that hoop and it made the game feel magical being able to...

    Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1010  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

  • Poem Summary(Seafarer)

    Poem Summary(seafarer) Lines 1-5 The elegiac, personal tone is established from the beginning. The speaker pleads to his audience about his honesty and his personal self-revelation to come. He tells of the limitless suffering, sorrow, and pain and his long experience in various ships and ports. The speaker never explains exactly why he is driven to take to the ocean. Lines 6-11 Here, the speaker conveys intense, concrete images of cold, anxiety, stormy seas, and rugged shorelines. The comparisons...

    Earth, Exeter Book, Ocean 1465  Words | 5  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

  • Tupac Poem Summary 2morrow

    Poet: Tupac Shakur Poem: And 2Morrow Critical Analysis Tupac Shakur is one of the most legendary and popular poetic/rap artists to this day. He is considered to be one of the most influential people of his time, influencing every African-American citizen in North America. Thought of as the creator of rap, Tupac has sold over seventy-five million albums worldwide although his career ended as quickly as it started. Six, is the number of years Tupac spent making rap professionally. Thirteen...

    Alliteration, Death Row Records, Hip hop music 1030  Words | 4  Pages

  • Postcard from Kashmir: Poem Summary

    and self-consciousness about being a poet.” SUMMARY OF THE POEM In Agha Shahid Ali’s poem titled “Postcard from Kashmir,” the speaker describes receiving a postcard from his native land, “Kashmir,” a region of the Indian subcontinent. Parts of Kashmir are controlled by India, Pakistan, and China, and in fact disputes between India and Pakistan about the territory are long-standing and have often led to armed conflict. In the opening two lines of the poem, the speaker indicates that the postcard contains...

    India, Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad 1502  Words | 2  Pages

  • Nissim Ezeikel

    Nissim Ezekiel explores urban conflict by describing love, lust, creativity and political pomposity in many of his poetic works. When he wrote poems, he naturalized the language to the Indian tradition. His Indian English was criticized by many due to colonialism. Indianness is one of the major themes in Nissim’s poems. This essay will explore one of his poems “Paradise Flycatcher’ and examine the depiction of the poetic persona as a hybrid postcolonial subject. In this poem,“ Paradise Flycatcher”...

    Alliteration, Dialect, English language 397  Words | 2  Pages

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     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

  • She: Lakshmi Kannan: Poem Summary

    Lakshmi Kannan - Poem Summary Introduction: The “She” of the poem has no name and no distinct identity, and yet she is such a common feature of every household in India that she comes through to us without any difficulty. In a patriarchal milieu woman is regarded as a nonentity and consequently no attempt is made to give her a distinct identity. Although on the surface she has a look of well-being, she experiences great distress deep within. In each of the three sections of the poem, Lakshmi Kannan...

    At Ease, Gender role, Life 823  Words | 3  Pages

  • Unit 1 Poem 2 Enterprise

    Unit 1- Poem 2 Enterprise – Nissim Ezekiel It started as a pilgrimage, Exalting minds and making all the burdens light. The second stage explored but did not test the call. The sun beat down to match our rage. We stood it very well, I thought, observed and put down copious notes on things the peasants sold and bought, the way of serpents and of goats, three cities where a sage had taught.   But when the differences arose, on how to cross a desert...

    Human condition, Human nature, Meaning of life 1272  Words | 3  Pages

  • Philosophy

    Ashleigh Bingham Brian Campbell Philosophy 101 July 6, 2012 “The Admission of Ignorance as the Starting Point of Philosophy Plato’s “Apology” and “Euthyphro” are accounts of the philosopher Socrates and his journey to his death and how he got to trail. “Apology” in this time had a meaning of defense and this was Socrates speech while he was on trial for being charged with not recognizing the gods recognized by the state, inventing new divinities, and corrupting the youth of Athens. “Euthyphro”...

    Aristotle, Knowledge, Meaning of life 1133  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nissim Ezikiel

    Nissim Ezekiel as a poet of “City, Modernity & Urbanity” through His contribution of “BOMBAY POEMS Nissim Ezekiel :- A poet and writer of city or urbanity. How poet is called as a poet of urbanity. My essay proceeds to define the same. A poet is called the poet of urbanity if his poetry is the poetry of urbanity. The poetry of urbanity means the poetry of modernity and modernity in poetry means vigorous experiments of the breakdown of cultural continuity rather than cultural vigour. Modern...

    Bene Israel, City, India 2887  Words | 9  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

  • Philosophy

    PHILOSOPHY Philosophy is divided into many sub-fields. These include epistemology, logic, metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics. Epistemology is concerned with the nature and scope of knowledge, such as the relationships between truth, belief, and theories of justification. Logic is the study of the principles of correct reasoning. Metaphysics is the study of the most general features of reality, such as existence, time, the relationship between mind and body, objects and their properties, wholes...

    Epistemology, Immanuel Kant, Logic 680  Words | 2  Pages

  • Philosophy

    Philosophy of Education Making changes beliefs When I started the class of philosophy ofeducation, I didn’t know what important it is to know about it. This importance for me is more for others because there are people that strongly believe in the impact that philosophy of educationhas in society... Kara Bullock Philosophy of Education Philosophy of education refers to, “… [the] philosophical study of education, and its problems…its central subject matter is education, and its methods are those...

    Person, Philosophy of mind, Religion 1920  Words | 10  Pages

  • Philosophy

    relations. Principles of Justice and Gender Among the many substantial contributions to the field of modern philosophy made by John Rawls, there is one particular aspect of his most memorable work that has been a subject of notable controversy among feminists and other critics of gender-based injustices. Rawls is widely regarded as having revolutionized the modern field of political philosophy by “breaking the intuitionism-utilitarianism deadlock” (Kymlicka, 2002, p.55). However, according to critics...

    A Theory of Justice, Distributive justice, John Rawls 2089  Words | 6  Pages

  • Philosophy

    Science (Hons) Chemistry FSG 500 Philosophy of Science Assignment 1: Philosophy of Science PREPARED BY: NAME | MATRIX NO: | GROUP | NUR ADLIHA BT. ABDULLAH | 2011872522 | ASB 5Ac | NURHAZREEN BT. SABUDIN | 2011414984 | ASB 5Ac | PREPARED FOR: DR. TAY CHIA CHAY Philosophy of Science “Philosophy of science is about as useful to scientists as ornithology is to birds” (Richard Feynman, N. D). Philosophy of science is one of the formal philosophy that wondered about science and its...

    Demarcation problem, Empiricism, Epistemology 1950  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

  • 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

  • philosophy

    does philosophy mean? - Everyone has a philosophy - We have ideas concerning things, people, the meaning of life, death, God, what is good and bad. - We may have certain attitudes to life, certain ways of looking at things. - For example: - I am an optimist. I can always see a positive side to most unhappy situations. - I don’t believe in worrying too much. I think about today. Tomorrow can take care of itself. - Although an individual claim this to be his philosophy and...

    Epistemology, Ethics, Immanuel Kant 1358  Words | 6  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Philosophy

    Intro to Philosophy April 26, 2012 Final Paper Bishop George Berkeley “If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound?” Although this famous quote is not the exact wording used by the philosopher Bishop George Berkeley, he was the inspiration behind this idea along with many others. Throughout his life, Berkeley developed theories that laid the foundation for the study of modern philosophy. His life experiences and travels assisted him in becoming...

    David Hume, George Berkeley, Materialism 2174  Words | 6  Pages

  • Philosophy

    COURSE: PHL 4220- ASIAN PHILOSOPHY TERM PAPER: INFLUENCE OF HINDU PHILOSOPHY ON MAHATMA GANDHI’S DOCTRINE OF NON-VIOLENCE SEMESTER: SPRING 2013 INFLUENCE OF HINDU PHILOSOPHY ON MAHATMA GANDHI’S DOCTRINE OF NON-VIOLENCE Introduction Nonviolence is the practice of being harmless to self and others under every condition. It comes from the belief that hurting people, animals or the environment is unnecessary to achieve an outcome and refers to a general philosophy of abstention from violence...

    Civil disobedience, Hinduism, Jainism 1344  Words | 4  Pages

  • Philosophy

     Philosophy PHL/215 November 03, 2014 Philosophy Philosophy is “the study of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life, etc…; a particular set of ideas about knowledge, truth, and meaning of life; and a set of ideas about how to do something or how to live” (Philosophy, 2014, para. 1). Philosophy plays a huge role in all of our lives. Studding of philosophy influences our lives in many ways and has many purposes. Philosophy has five major branches metaphysis, epistemology...

    Critical thinking, Epistemology, Ethics 1041  Words | 6  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

  • Philosophy

    Idealism Idealism is the metaphysical and epistemological doctrine that ideas or thoughts make up fundamental reality. Essentially, it is any philosophy which argues that the only thing actually knowable is consciousness (or the contents of consciousness), whereas we never can be sure that matter or anything in the outside world really exists. Thus, the only real things are mental entities, not physical things (which exist only in the sense that they are perceived) Progressivism Progressivist believes...

    Education, Empiricism, Mind 607  Words | 2  Pages

  • Philosophy

    existence, and what sorts of things exist in the world? How can things continue to exist, and yet undergo the change we see about us in the natural world? And how can this world be understood? By the time Aristotle was writing, the tradition of Greek philosophy was only two hundred years old. It had begun with the efforts of thinkers in the Greek world to theorize about the common structure that underlies the changes we observe in the natural world. Two contrasting theories, those of Heraclitus and Parmenides...

    Aristotle, Paracel Islands, Paracels, Spratlys, and Zhongsha Islands Authority 2592  Words | 7  Pages

  • Poem

    the tide rises, the tide falls. The morning breaks; the steeds in their stalls Stamp and neigh, as the hostler calls; The day returns, but nevermore Returns the traveler to the 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...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Battery 719  Words | 3  Pages

  • Philosophy

    Philosophy 101 Final Paper: Answer to five Questions on Castell and Borchert’s Introduction to Modern Philosophy, 4th ed. (Pearson-Macmillan, 1983). Question #1: Why does Hume think that the “design” in nature cannot prove God’s existence? Answer: One of the most common reasons why people say they believe in God is that the universe seems to have been intentionally designed. Hume observes that while we may perceive two events that seem to occur in conjunction, there is no way for us to...

    Categorical imperative, Deontological ethics, Ethics 2026  Words | 6  Pages

  • Poems

    Narrative Poem #1 A girl in the woods was very hungry She went to the store but her coupons were expired She went down the produce aisle To get something healthy She could get what she wanted Because she was so wealthy Before she purchased her items She went to the side of the street To get the New York times With a couple of left over dimes Now she had no more expired coupons She went back to the store to buy her fruit That’s the end of my poem wasn’t that a hoot. ...

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

  • philosophy

     that guides an individual, social movement, institution, class,or large group. 2. such a body of doctrine, myth, etc., with reference to some political and social plan, as that offascism, along with the devices for putting it into operation. 3. Philosophy . a. the study of the nature and origin of ideas. b. a system that derives ideas exclusively from sensation. 4. theorizing of a visionary or impractical nature. Origin:  1790–1800; ideo- + -logy; compare French idéologie Dictionary.com...

    Antonio Gramsci, Destutt de Tracy, Etymology 1044  Words | 5  Pages

  • Philosophy

    firmly given treatises of his own interpretation on this subject. This has caused manygfjkfgmngcccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccb scholars and other philosophers to critique his understandings and express their own viewpoints of Yahyah Ibn Adi’s philosophy on the unity and trinity of God. Emilio Platti in his article Yahya B. Adi And His Refutation Of Al-Warraq’s Treatise On The Trinity In Relation To His Other Works and Sidney H. Griffith in her article Commending Virtue And A Humane Polity In 10th...

    Al-Kindi, Christianity, Early Islamic philosophy 1323  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poem

    seen and loved in childhood.  The last verse of the poem, with its note of Romanticism, hints at a desire for immortality of verse, and ends with the beautiful line:  May Love defend thee from oblivion’s curse. The eleven-lined stanza in which the poem is written is a new and very successful experiement. For its rich imagery, the music of its verses, and the tenderness and pathos with which it is instinct, we would place this poem second to none in the volume (Das 340-341).  (Introductory...

    Casuarina, Sequoiadendron, Steve Ditko 1782  Words | 7  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

  • A Summary of the Poem O Captain! My Captain!

    O captain! My captain! (summary) The captain in the poem refers to Abraham Lincoln who is the captain of the ship; this represents the United States of America. The first line establishes a happy mood as it addresses the captain. The phrase "our fearful trip is done" is talking about the end of the Civil War. The next line references the ship, America, and how it has "weathered every rack", meaning America has braved the tough storm of the Civil War, and "the prize we sought", the end of slavery...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1288  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poems

    t Narrative Poetry .ne A summary of ‘The Inchcape Rock’ by Robert Southey These are in the right order, as numbered. 1. 10. One day, out at sea, when there was no wind The bell sank and Sir Ralph said, ‘The next person who comes to the rock won’t thank the water. the Abbot’. 2. 11. The day was so still that there were no He then rowed back to his boat and sailed sounds or signs as the water moved around away. He was gone a long time, during and over...

    Inchcape 523  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Philosophy of Philosophy

    Metaphilosophy relies on the idea that it might be productive to distinguish some general pronouncements about philosophy from philosophy itself. Contrasting with many other cultural practices, for philosophy the distinction is rather questionable, but a similar case is presented by language: when speaking in English about the English language one might assume a split between English-as-object and English-as-metalanguage. Philosophers using the term metaphilosophy being still a minority, it might...

    Analytic philosophy, Bertrand Russell, Epistemology 1998  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

  • The Prophet Ezekiel

     The Prophet Ezekiel : 2009 Past Paper In the following essay i am going to provide a detailed discussion on how the prophet Ezekiel's message changed after the fall of Jerusalem in 586B.C.E. In Ezekiel's opening vision, he see's the majesty of God on His chariot throne on the the plains of Babylon and recieves his call to be a prophet of the house of Israel. "Son of man, i send you to the people of Israel, to a nation of rebels."(Ezek.1:3) Here Judah is being regarded as a "rebellious house"...

    Bible, History of ancient Israel and Judah, Israelites 1154  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary of the Poem the Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner - Summary In the poem's first line, we meet its protagonist, "an ancient Mariner." He stops one of three people on their way to a wedding celebration. The leader of the group, the Wedding Guest, tries to resist being stopped by the strange old man with the "long grey beard and glittering eye." He explains that he is on his way to enjoy the wedding merriment; he is the closest living relative to the groom, and the festivities have already begun. Still, the Ancient...

    Albatross, Black-and-white films, English-language films 2106  Words | 5  Pages

  • Philosophy

    An educational philosophy is the study of the purpose, process, and nature of education. Prospective teachers should be a reflective thinkers and consider the purpose of education, how students learn, what should be included in the curriculum, and qualities that will help them become effective teachers. All of these are important when working with children and trying to help them obtain a good education. The College of Education Conceptual Framework includes the theme “Educators for a Global Future...

    Developmental psychology, Education, Educational psychology 1629  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poem

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