• Hong Kong
    reflection During the previous English lessons, I have learnt a lot about poems and songs, including poetic devices, poetry analysis, and lyrics appreciation. Undoubtedly, through these lessons, I have developed a deep interest in poems. In the first few lessons, a variety of poetic devices were introduced...
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  • Green Grow the Rashes
    Green Grow The Rashes Robert Burns (1759-1796) Introduction: The Poem “Green Grow the Rashes” is one of the most characteristic of all Burns Songs, although one of his earliest. In August 1784, he sets it down in his commonplace book, with some remarks on "the various species of young men" whom he...
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  • English
    are talking in the poem, the speaker and the wonderer. For me it was a little confusing to tell where the speaker was talking and when the Wanderer continues to speak. It was a sad poem in somewhat, from what I understood. The wanderer gets too depressed, and at the end of the poem author states that...
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  • Human nature and Morality
    Assignment #2 Due October 28 As with the previous assignment, you have several options from which you can develop your topic: Critical Analysis: Write a Critical Analysis paper (described in the instructions for Writing Assignment #1) of some claim from philosophers we’ve read after the Minitest. Epicureanism...
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  • Criticism of "The Sick Rose"
    "The Sick Rose" by having more sources to reflect upon. Michael Riffaterre centers his analysis of "The Sick Rose" in "The Self- sufficient Text" by "using internal evidence only [to analyze the poem] and to determine to what extent the literary text is self-sufficient. It seems to [Riffaterre]...
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  • Poetry Approaches
    Essay approaches for Poetry analysis Stanza by stanza approach Poetic techniques approach Thematic approach 1. Intro a. Hook sentence (quote, fact, restate question) b. Identify title and author c. Outline thesis that names the key elements you’re going to analyse ...
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  • Still I Rise, Feminist Poem Analysis
    Still I Rise is a poem written with Maya Angelou herself as the speaker. She is speaking to her audience about how she has overcome racism, criticism, sexism, and personal obstacles in her life with pride and grace. Still I Rise has a positive and strong tone throughout the entire poem. The words Angelou...
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  • Excellence in Assessment
    to meet their students’ needs. This essay addresses ways assessments are used to inform instruction, elements of effective assessment design, and analysis of student learning from an academic perspective as well as from a practicum point of view (Sadler, 1998). A Tale...
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  • Metaphysical Poetry of John Donne
    Kirsten Furnish AP Literature Mrs. Hendricks November 1, 2012 Literary Analysis of John Donne This examination of John Donne’s metaphysical poetry includes analysis of Donne’s use of topic, structure, scansion, style and theme. John Donne is known as one of the best writers of metaphysical poetry...
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  • Victorianism
    from “Pippa Passes”[Drama] Gerald Manley Hopkins (1844-89) – “Thou art indeed just, Lord” [Poem] William Ernest Henley (1849-1903) – “Waiting” (In Hospital) [Poem] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) – “Father William” [Poem] UNIT – II: Sensationalism and Exploitation (8 Hours) * Industrialisation * Child...
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  • Kubla Khan
    poetic achievement, "Kubla Khan". This poem is widely regarded as a monument attesting to Coleridge's genius (270). Ironically, with such a large following and such influence, it seems that no critic can pinpoint a meaning, no one scholar can produce a definitive analysis. This unwonted exclusion of interpretation...
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  • "Design" Robert Frost and "Wing-Spread" Abbie Hustonannotated Bibliography
    mentioning Abbie Huston, or her work. Site 2: "Analysis of "Design" Written by Robert Frost." Yahoo! Contributor Network. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Mar. 2013. Reasoning: This is an analysis of the poem “Design”, this will help me better understand the poem and all of its underlying meanings. It will also...
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  • The Eagle
    Trevor Montgomery Mrs. Faye Whisenhunt Comp. II November 16, 2012 The Eagle Analysis The Eagle written by Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) is a poem about an eagle. This poem describes the beauties of nature. The poem is very short, but describes what the eagle is doing and what the eagle is doing...
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  • The Tale Tell Heart
    story that is NOT discussed in the Critical Casebook section of the textbook (see page 368). For the poem, you also must pick a poem not discussed in the Critical Casebook. Either the story or the poem may be one we have read OR another one contained in our textbook that we have not read. If you choose...
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  • My My
    .: Analysis :. The tide rising and falling, contrasts, or is just the opposite of man, in that it is a constant, like time. Time marches on. This is nature. Whereas, Man, has a time limit here on earth. Man will die. Man can keep coming to the tide, for every day of his entire life. The only difference...
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  • My Diary
    Frost’s most famous works, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening was published in 1923, in a collection of poems called New Hampshire.This poem is often touted as an example of his life work, The poem tells the story of a man traveling through some snowy woods on the darkest evening of the year, and he's...
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  • The Wasps Nest
    After a thorough reading and analysis of the poem, I have found that there co-exists a number of underlying themes and contradicting meanings within the poem; I believe the most plausible and recurrent theory is that this poem revolves around the theme of significance, human nature and fear of a looming...
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  • Comparative Analysis Paper
    Comparative Analysis Paper - Poetry Downtrodden, oppressed, and tyrannized are only some of the ways people may consider themselves while in less than ideal circumstances in life. Many books, short stories, and even poems have been written to illustrate the downtrodden and the plight in which they find...
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  • structuralism
    meaning, and not know the literary meaning. This is because poetry uses literary language that can only be grasped if they interpret it by literary analysis using kinds of literary criticism theory needed for. Poetry as one of the literary works is very interesting for the combinations of the words used...
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  • Poetry Analysis Worksheet
    Poetry Analysis Worksheet # ___________ Answer each of the following questions to the best of your ability. 1. The title of this poem is_________________________________________________. 2. It was written by ________________________________________. 3. This poem is written in the ___________(1st or 3rd...
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