Ode to Autumn by John Keats (269 words)
The poem, To Autumn, is a famous ode that was written by John Keats, after he was inspired by the change of weather. Being a famous ode that is often quoted when discussing about such topic, the poet manages to portray a colorful descriptio...
North Coast Town – Poem Analysis
The poem is set on the north coast of New South Wales. In Stanza 1, the persona is out beside the highway attempting to catch a ride. ‘Nothing much in my pockets but sand from the beach,’ this suggests that the man slept on the beach the night and that it wa...
English Composition 2
15 May 2013
Literary Technique Poem Analysis
The imagery in Langston Hughes’ poem “The Weary Blues” explains the theme of dejection and the relief that music can bring. In the first line the words droning and drowsy appear, imme...
The KThe Kray Sisters
Collection – ‘The World’s Wife’ (1999)
* Motif - The poems in this collection of Duffy look at the heroes and villains of history and myth, which focus on men, from the female perspective, usually in the voice of a real or imagined wife.
Poem Analysis “Cartoon Physics, Part 1”
Nick Flynn centers “Cartoon Physics, Part 1” around childhood innocence. He very strongly urges not only parents, but anyone around a young child to not force upon them knowledge they do not need to know. Flynn captures the simple kid mind and harsh...
Literary modernism, or modernist literature, has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America. Modernism is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. Modernists experimented with literary form and expression, adh...
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF T.S. ELIOT’S
THE HOLLOW MEN
Table of contents
Description and aims of the paper.
The introductory epigraph.
The poem: The Hollow Men.
Analysis, interpretation and discussion.
Main linguistic, rhetoric...
War poem analysis
The soldier and anthem for doomed youth
The theme in ‘the soldier’ is power, you can tell this because in the poem the author talks about the better side to the war and how it would be a great achievement to die whilst fighting for your country, how it would be an honour...
A TERM PAPER IN THE ENGLISH LITERATURE
I. POEM ANALYSIS: Sonnet 41 by Shakespeare
1. Persona- The poem is about a youth and her personality. The youth is identified as young and beautiful and her beauty (or pleasing personality) ---as in, “Beauteous thou art”--- makes her...
The Vacuum by Howard Nemerov talks about a widower and his late wife, and how he uses the vacuum as a symbol for her death. The poem expresses deep sorrow and sadness that derive from the loneliness of the speaker, after his other half’s passing away. Nemerov attempts to...
SPEC SLIMS Poem Analysis
If by Rudyard Kipling
The poem ‘If’ is directed to Kipling’s son, and is a message to him on his route to manhood. This is seen in the very last line of the poem, when Kipling writes: “And- which is more- you’ll be a Man, my son!” The poem is about setting goals,...
Jacqueline S. Alford
6 November 2011
An Analysis of “The Workbox”
When is a gift more then a gift? Can a gift be given not out of love, but out of cruelty with intent to punish, threaten, and subjugate? The poem “The Workbox” written in 1914 by T...
Analysis of the Poem "The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke
I am analyzing the poem "The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke. This poem is
about a man who loves his country dearly. The country is England. He believes
that if he should die in a far away battle field that people should remember of
him only that h...
Analysis of a Poem
When You are Old, by William Butler Yeats, represents and elderly woman reminiscing of her younger days. A past lover whispers to her as she looks through a photo album. Basically, Yeats is showing that as the woman gets older, she is alone, but she does not have to be lon...
Analysis of Amy Lowell’s Poem “A Decade”
In “A Decade,” a poem by Amy Lowell, the reader is shown how a lover’s attitude can go from infatuation at first to just predictability and love. In this poem Lowell uses imagery and similes to elaborate on the feeli...
Analysis of the poem Barbie Doll' written by Marge Piercy (1973).
This girlchild was born as usual
And presented dolls that did pee-pee
And miniature GE stoves and irons
And wee lipsticks the color of cherry candy.
Then in the magic of puberty, a classmate said:
An analysis of Derek Walcott's poem "A Far Cry from Africa"
on the influence of colonialism in his language
The so called post colonial literature is actually a body of writings that aim to express response to colonization. Most topics and themes of post colonial literary p...
The poem “To my Dear and Loving Husband” by Anne Bradstreet, is not just an exceedingly felt expression of a wife’s marital love and commitment to her husband, as it is about a puritan women who is supposed to be reserved but she makes it her obligation to enlighten her husband of her devotion...
Literary Analysis of Todd Davis’ Poem:
Letter to My Mother, Sixteen Years after the Fact
Summer camp is the highlight of many adolescent kids’ summer vacation. At summer camp a child has a great opportunity to meet many new friends and create memories th...
Analysis of Anne Sexton's Poem "Her Kind"
Anne Sexton was a poet and a woman, but most importantly, she was an outcast. Subjected to nervous breakdowns and admitted to a neuropsychiatry hospital, Sexton must have been all too familiar with the staring eyes and the judging minds of the public. Jus...