"Toru Dutt Poem Sita" Essays and Research Papers

  • Toru Dutt Poem Sita

    THE LOTUS A poem by Toru Dutt Love came to Flora asking for a flower That would of flowers be undisputed queen, The lily and the rose, long, long had been Rivals for that high honour. Bards of power Had sung their claims. "The rose can never tower Like the pale lily with her Juno mien"-- "But is the lily lovelier?" Thus between Flower-factions rang the strife in Psyche's bower. "Give me a flower delicious as the rose And stately as the lily in...

    Poetic form, Poetry, Roman mythology 1500  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Lotus by Toru Dutt

    “rose-red” dyed, And “lily-white,”- the queenliest flower that blows. ~Toru Dutt _________________________________________________________________________ Explication of “The Lotus” Toru Dutt was an educated young woman who had traveled to Britain and France during her childhood. British literature and culture influenced her and is demonstrated in various work by Toru, including “The Lotus”. In the poem, Toru presents the idea that the lotus is the most beautiful of all flowers in order...

    Brahma, Buddhism, Hindu 852  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem

    Our Casuarina Tree |   | Toru Dutt (1856–77) |   |   | LIKE a huge Python, winding round and round | |   The rugged trunk, indented deep with scars, | |   Up to its very summit near the stars, | | A creeper climbs, in whose embraces bound | |   No other tree could live. But gallantly |         5 | The giant wears the scarf, and flowers are hung | | In crimson clusters all the boughs among, | |   Whereon all day are gathered bird and bee; | | And oft at nights the...

    Casuarina, Sequoiadendron, Steve Ditko 1782  Words | 7  Pages

  • Toru Dutt: Keats of the Indo-English Literature

    Tour Dutt was born on March 4, 1856 in Bengal and she died on August 30, 1877, in the prime of her youth, at 21. She is often called the Keats of the Indo-English literature for more than one reason - her meteoric rise on and disappearance from the literary firmament, as also for the quality of her poetry. James Darmesteter pays a befitting tribute to her, "The daughter of Bengal, so admirable and so strangely gifted, Hindu by race and tradition, and an English woman by education, a French woman...

    Edmund Gosse, History of literature, India 821  Words | 2  Pages

  • Poems

    | | our Casuarina Tree is a poem published in 1881 by Toru Dutt, an Indian poet. Its a perfect example of craftsmanship.In this poemToru Dutt celebrates the majesty of the Casuarina Tree and remembers her happy childhood days spent under it and revives her memories with her beloved siblings. ------------------------------------------------- Summary The poem begins with the description of the tree. The poet says that the creeper has wound itself round the rugged trunk of the Casuarina Tree, like...

    Casuarina, Dennis O'Neil, Poetry 579  Words | 2  Pages

  • An Overview of Kamla Das’s Autobiography and Her Poems

    An Overview of Kamla Das’s autobiography and her poems Aasthaba Jadeja Indian women poets writing in English from Toru Dutt to Kamala Das reveal the mind boggling variety of themes as well as style that poetry is capable of offering. It needs to be remembered that poetry written by women need not be viewed only as feminist poetry. For the first time in Indian English poetry, the women poets of post- Independence and postmodern period portrayed in a subversive idiom their desires, lust, sexuality...

    Autobiography, English language, India 1491  Words | 5  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

  • 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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • The Ramayana and Sita Sings the Blues

     The Ramayana and Sita Sings The Blues Art is a form of expression that lives on for centuries but changes in interpretation over time. What may be relevant in this time period may make no sense to the upcoming generations. Nina Paley’s film "Sita Sings the Blues" brings two cultures, traditions, values and time periods together to convey her message and bring relevance of her art across many cultures and generations. The Ramayana by Valmiki on the other hand is a very traditional epic which...

    Avatar, Hanuman, Lakshmana 1339  Words | 5  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

  • 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

  • poem

     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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Poem

    Poem They treated her like an animal, And thought her spirit was breakable. They thought they could wear her spirits down, But she made sure she did everything to not give them that satisfactory. Even when she felt like giving up She made sure she stood tall, Regained her composure And carried on. Three Cups of Tea Written by: Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin Characters:  Greg Mortenson –  _ – Village leader of Korphe and Mortenson’s mentor  _...

    Allegory, English-language films, Evil 1073  Words | 4  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

  • Poems

    what was born Ignorance made me forlorn Tearful truths I cannot scorn Father Breath once more farewell Birth you gave was no thing ill My heart is still, as time will tell. http://www.helium.com/items/2258445-analysis-of-allen-ginsbergs-poem-father-death-blues THE FAIR SINGER. I. TO make a final conquest of all me, Love did compose so sweet an enemy, In whom both beauties to my death agree, Joining themselves in fatal harmony, That, while she with her eyes my heart does bind...

    2006 singles, Death, English-language films 566  Words | 3  Pages

  • Linguistic Perspectives and Existential Anxiety in Arun Kolatkar’s Poems

    Anxiety in Arun Kolatkar’s Poems  This paper focuses on the linguistic perspective and existential anxiety in Arun Kolatkar’s poems. Arun Kolatkar is not a familiar name for many of us, in fact until he was included in the undergraduate syllabus of English Honours by West Bengal State University two years ago he was not known to us. Arun Balkrishna Kolatkar (1932 –2004) was a poet from Maharashtra, wrote in both Marathi and English. Radically experimental in nature, his poems are oblique, whimsical...

    Linguistics, Long poem, Maharashtra 2114  Words | 6  Pages

  • Ravan Abducts Sita

    Abducts Sita The Laxman Rekha Laxmana was in a fix. He knew that Rama could never get hurt, and secondly he was specifically asked by his elder brother to remain by the side of Sita. If he leaves Sita he disobeys Rama which might bring some misfortune, and if he does not proceed to help Rama Sita is displeased! Still, as per the voice of his conscience, he requested Sita to remain calm as no difficulty can come Rama's way. She might have imagined the voice as of her husband's. However, Sita was...

    Characters in Ramayana, Hanuman, Lakshmana 938  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sita Sings Th Blues

    SITA SINGS THE BLUES Sita sings the blues is an animated film directed by an American artist named nina paley basically using 2D graphics and flash animation. This movie is directed produced and written by nina paley narrated by aseem chhabra, bhavana nagulpally, manish acharya. This movie stars sanjiv jhaveri, nina paley, deepti gupta, debargo sanyal, reena shah, Pooja kumar, Aladdin ulaah. The music for this film has been given by Annette hanshaw and the movie was released on 11th of February...

    Hanuman, Lanka, Rama 1529  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Ideal Woman: Sita

    Jie Guo ENGL 270 4 December 2012 The Ideal Woman: Sita Valmiki’s Ramayana, published in 551 BC, is an epic focusing on all of the different elements of dharma. Dharma is defined as divine duty and means literally “that which holds,” as in the way that one should live their life. There are four spheres of dharma, also called goals, with dharma being the first one. The second is artha, meaning worldly profit, possessions, and political power. The third is kama: pleasure and love. The idea...

    Hanuman, Lanka, Marriage 1416  Words | 4  Pages

  • Life and Contribution of Barkha Dutt

    Barkha Dutt was born in India on 18th December 1971 and is a noted TV journalist in India and at present is working for the NDTV. She was born to S.P. Dutt and Prabha Dutt. While her father was an official in Air India, her mother was a Chief of Bureau of the Hindustan Times for quite some time. She had her childhood days in New Delhi and New York. Barkha is indebted for her journalism skills to her mother, Prabha, a pioneer among women journalists in India. But Prabha Dutt died in 1984, when she...

    Delhi, Government of India, India 1324  Words | 4  Pages

  • Love Poem for a Wife

    of Linguistics, and in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and, the same year, he received a MacArthur Fellowship. As an Indo-American writer Ramanujan had the experience of the native milieu as well as of the foreign milieu. His poems like the "Conventions of Despair" reflected his views on the cultures and conventions of the east and the west. A. K. Ramanujan died in Chicago, on July 13, 1993 as result of adverse reaction to anesthesia during preparation for surgery. ------------------------------------------------- ...

    Committee on Social Thought, Delhi, India 1668  Words | 5  Pages

  • analysis of poem

     To analyze a poem stylistically, we can analyze the poetic device, which is usually deviation and foregrounding, that the poet used in the poem. The term foregrounding refers to an effect brought about in the reader by linguistic or other forms of deviation in the literary text (Leech, 1985).In poem, devices of foregrounding and deviation are always used to draw reader’s attention and impress the readers. In the aspect of deviation and foregrounding, there are some perspectives on the nature of...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Linguistics 1355  Words | 4  Pages

  • Shakespeare Poem

    masterpieces. William Shakespeare who wrote during the 15th century, created many plays, lyric poems as well as sonnets. Known as a well respected master of his craft, Shakespeare wrote many fine lyrics which can now be found in his plays, poems, and sonnets. Similarly, Thomas Hardy, a realist poet in the 19th century, is best known for his pessimistic style and tone used in many poems and novels. The poem It Was a Lover and His Lass by Shakespeare and The Ruined Maid by Hardy contain several devices...

    Ben Jonson, Charles Dickens, Lyric poetry 849  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Comparing

    and fellow classmates, I have researched about 2 poems and made a comparison between the two. I’m here today to talk to you about them and see what you think at the end of the speech. The two poems I researched were (on the sea, author John Keats) and (sea fever, author John Masefield). as you can see from the title of the poems that they are bot about the sea but don’t be confused, they’re both completely different stories. Both of these poems talk about the sea, they are both referring to the...

    Beijing Subway, Human, John Keats 853  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poems: Poetry and Free Verse Poem

    Poetry Journal Project **Due Monday, February 4, 2013** You will create a poetry journal. It will contain 20 poems. Each poem will contain one of the items below. You may not use the same poem twice. You may not use any poem we have read in class. 1. Rhyme (any kind) 11. Free Verse Poem 2. Imagery 12. Narrative Poem 3. Simile 13. Lyric Poem 4. Metaphor 14. Consonance 5. Alliteration 15. Assonance 6. Personification 16. Refrain 7. Hyperbole...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Internal rhyme 780  Words | 3  Pages

  • fireworks poem

    outburst of anger or other emotions’. In Amy Lowell’s poem, “Fireworks”, she uses the noun definition of fireworks to express the figurative meaning of fireworks. Throughout the poem, Amy reveals how much she hates this person by using descriptive words to describe the spectacular explosions caused by fireworks. Thus, the main idea of the poem is anger or strong feeling of hostility. “Fireworks” is an example of a lyrical poem because the poem rhymes and it has a regular and continuous rhyme scheme...

    Meter, Poetic form, Poetry 991  Words | 3  Pages

  • Australian Poems

    can be represented in various ways and can be spotted in a range of Australian poems. These poems are written by Australian poets who try to portray the Australian lifestyle and depiction of Aussie culture and experiences. Good morning/afternoon fellow audience members, I have selected two poems titled “My Country” and “Australia” to deconstruct and explain how they reflect on the Australian representation. The poem "My Country" was written by Dorothea Mackellar in 1908. She first wrote this literary...

    Australia, Australian poets, Culture 900  Words | 3  Pages

  • Anthology of Poems

    include three phenomenal poems in an anthology of Indigenous Poetry. Each of the poems that will be introduced have been written by indigenous Australians, and each includes a form of a relationship within them, not only with people, but with culture, and Aboriginal and European Australians. The first poem to be introduced is Aboriginal Australia, by Jack Davis. This gut wrenching poem is about the treacherous acts that the Europeans committed against the Aborigines. The second poem that will be discussed...

    Australia, Black people, Indigenous Australians 895  Words | 3  Pages

  • Appreciation of Poem

    convey their ideas, opinions, and express their feelings. Some poems can be understood easily while others seam vague. But whatever they are, they all contain some common elements of poetry such as theme, figurative language, and tone, etc. ¡§Constantly risking absurdity and death¡¨ and ¡§betting on the muse¡¨ are two poems which are written by two different poets. By comparing and contrasting these two poems, the full beauty of the poems can be greatly appreciated and their theme can be deeply explored...

    Allen Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 923  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparing poems

    www.engishbiz.co.uk  2003 Steve Campsall How to Read a Poem Poems can sometimes be difficult to get to grips with. But remember that the poet has tried hard to say much using few words. Part of the enjoyment of a poem is the work needed to engage with it and find out what the poet is saying. Don’t always expect to be able to ‘translate’ a poem – many poems have ‘meanings’ that are hard to define precisely, but which still seem to strike a powerful chord in our consciousness. Remember that...

    Chord, Linguistics, Meaning of life 372  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poems of Wwi

    gets from the poem to be different. Intro Message Tone Audience Conclusion Comparing ‘Who’s in for the game’ with ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ In the time of the first world war there were several writers and poets that dedicated their time and effort to writing poems, either to send a message about the importance of war, or to fight against the war. Of course different writers had different writing styles, however poems of that time are still recognizable as war poems for a number...

    Dulce et Decorum Est, Metaphor, Poetry 1121  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Fish Poem

    "The Fish" The poem, “The Fish”, written by Elizabeth Bishop is filled with descriptions and deeper, significant meaning. The title of the poem it is very straightforward. “The Fish” is singular leading the readers to believe that the person who caught the fish will never forget their experience. The fish that was caught must have made a significant, long standing impact for the angler catching it. In the beginning of the poem it states, “I caught a tremendous fish”. Knowing from personal experience...

    Angling, Color, Color theory 828  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Comparison

    Poems: Piano, Poem at thirty-nine & Once Upon a time Paragraph 1 - Introduction Nostalgia is the desire of things from the past, feeling homesick or remembering a person. This is the central Idea of the three poems; D.H.Lawrence’s ‘Piano’, Alice Walker’s ‘Poem at Thirty-Nine’ & Gabriel Okara’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ convey that they miss their earlier life or wish for a better past. Paragraph 2 - Write the theme of the first poem. D.H. Lawrences ‘Piano’ is a representation of longing of his past...

    Atmosphere, Emotion, Family 805  Words | 3  Pages

  • Lucy Poems

    Lucy poems Lucy poems are the 5 different poems written by WW between 1798 and 1801. They belong to the second edition of ‘’Lyrical Ballads’’, which is a collection of both Wordsworth’s and Coleridge’s poems. Lucy poems are lyrical ballads, they are written in verse and they all tell a story as briefly as possible. Wordsworth wrote them in the simple language of common people and he often used dramatic changes of states and ironic inversions which are also present in the traditional ballad...

    A slumber did my spirit seal, England, Lyrical Ballads 1715  Words | 5  Pages

  • Poem Paper

     Two Poems from Revising America: Comparison and Contrasting Essay Recently, my class read “I, Too” by Langston Hughes and “Dreams” by Nikki Giovanni. “I, Too” differs and is similar to “Dreams” in many ways. These two poems are written by two different authors. The subject of the poems is the same. The mood is similar and there is also a similarity between the styles in the poems. These two poems have many similarities and few differences. In both poems, the speakers reveal their feelings of...

    African American, Langston Hughes, Race 1106  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparison of Poems

    Both the poems start with 'suddenly' which makes the poem sound explosive and means that it has impact right from the very beginning. As well as this, in each poem a change in stanza shows a change in the poem - in ‘Belfast Confetti’ it goes from past to present tense and in ‘Bayonet Charge, it goes from action to inaction and allows us time to reflect. Both poems also use lists; in ‘Belfast Confetti’, the use of the list ‘Balaklava, Raglan...' show how the conflict has affected everywhere. The...

    Charge of the Light Brigade, Poetry, Rhyme 992  Words | 2  Pages

  • poem analysis

    B. Analysis of Meaning of Wordsworth’s Poem: Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known             Wordsworth’s poem Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known is a romantic poem. This poem, like most of other Romantic poem, has an idea of ‘Love’. This poem really reflects Wordsworth’s principles of romantic literary work. It expresses Wordsworth’s own feeling and passion. He really praises the nature very much by giving such a nature scene. The language in this poem is very simple. a. Interpretation            ...

    Iambic tetrameter, Literature, Love 1723  Words | 6  Pages

  • Explaining a Poem

    EXPLICATING A POEM [pic]In order to explicate or give a detailed literary analysis of a poem, it is useful to ask the following questions. You do not necessarily have to follow this order. 1. What is the literal sense of the poem? • Can it be broken down into sentences? • What is the meaning of each sentence? • How could the poem be paraphrased: restated in prose form? • In what ways is the poem different from a prose paraphrase? 2. What is the diction of...

    Consonant, Linguistics, Meaning of life 884  Words | 3  Pages

  • Questions on Poems

    describe the setting of the poem? (the weather, atmosphere) 2. What effect does Porphyria have on the atmosphere in the cottage? 3. Why can’t Porphyria give herself to the narrator completely? 4. What does the narrator realise and how does this make him feel? 5. What does the narrator do and why? 6. What happens at the end of the poem? (Think about the lover’s frame of mind?) An Investigation into Porphyria's Murder Remember: • This poem is a dramatic monologue. •...

    Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Alliteration, Drama 412  Words | 3  Pages

  • About a Poem

    It’s A Woman’s World “It’s A Woman’s World” written by Eavan Boland is a poem about how woman should embrace their strengths. It’s a Woman’s World” focuses on issues of female identity and how the contributions of women have been overlooked. The speaker of Eavan Boland’s poem, seems to intend irony with the title of this poem, she is not saying this is a woman’s world, but rather speaks of the world from the woman’s point of view. Boland shows her views that women, who are placed in less harsh...

    Female, Gender, Gender role 926  Words | 3  Pages

  • Horses Poem

    Horses by Edwin Muir Homework to complete before class analysis of poem. Directions: select either question one or two to complete for homework. 1. Rhythm: read the poem aloud at least 3 times. As you read it the 3rd time, jot down the rhyme scheme. As you read it a forth time, record your voice. Listen to your recorded voice and write down your observations. What do you notice? 2. Activity: consider for a moment that the poem is written to reflect a fairy tale or bad dream. In the box below...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Edwin Muir 845  Words | 6  Pages

  • Love Poem

    Love Poem: Linda Pastan Have you ever been in love? Do you even know what love is? Love is a feeling that at times can feel indescribable. It makes you do crazy things. Love makes you blind and no matter your circumstances with that person, if you love them you will go that extra mile for them. In this essay I will talk about the “Love Poem” by Linda Pastan. In the following paragraphs I will go in depth and break down the poems to help understand the root of the poem. ...

    2009 albums, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, English-language films 971  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hate Poem

    11 Oct 2013 Essay 2-RD Hate Poem When reading a poem, it is important to feel and imagine what the author is trying to explain in words. With tone, metaphors, rhythm, and alliteration it can be achieved. Months go into finding just the right word to explain a whole sentence in one stanza. Imagery is also important. It helps develop a poem using the five senses: smell, taste, vision, touch and auditory. Obsession and a sense of addiction can also be seen in this poem. It is subtle, but it is obviously...

    Explanation, Hatred, Heart 789  Words | 3  Pages

  • War Poems

    war poetry is the transformation that war brings about in a person. Many poems reveal boys going into war and becoming young men after the experience. Another dominant theme in war poems is about the forgotten soldiers who lost their lives and weren’t remembered. Many poems have been written about war and the feelings evoked by war. Even though a lot of war poetry was written before World War 1, the defining war poems were written during or about World War 1. Possibly the main reason for this...

    American Battle Monuments Commission, League of Nations, Ottoman Empire 954  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poem Comparison

    Waking” by Theodore Roethke are two poems that relate directly to the speaker. Although both poems share this similarity, the way in which both works or literature are constructed are vastly different. Plath uses visual imagery and poetical tercets to show the pain and suffering of the speaker in her poem, while Roethke uses the musical Villanelle and synesthesia to create his picture of the speaker’s inner thoughts and a sense of awakening. When reading the poem “Lady Lazarus” for the first time...

    Poetic form, Poetry, Rhyme 1406  Words | 4  Pages

  • Analysis of Poem

    structure with variated rhythm to convey the poems celebration of life with the underlying fact that life is finite, death is inevitable, but we should live life to its full potential whilst we can until its pleasures end. In only four stanza’s MacNeice explores a variety of different emotions. There is a nostalgic sentiment in terms of love lost, the more distant memory of a paradise and the awareness of its imminent demise. Moreover towards the end of the poem the poet writes of regrets and finally acceptance...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Life 1009  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of Poem

    April 2014 Analysis of The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats William Butler Yeats in his poem, “The Second Coming”, makes a number of distinctive metaphors and symbols to express the features of the poem, that are critical to consider upon first reading the poem, this creates a theme in the poem. Yeats portrays a dismal world where anarchy reigns over the guiltlessness of humankind. This poem portrays a dark and foreboding atmosphere that serves are a warning to what may lie ahead for humankind...

    Ezra Pound, The Second Coming, William Butler Yeats 1219  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poem Conm

    The poem opens up with the sense of a lost love. At first glance, the structure appears to be regular with six stanzas, each stanza consisting of four lines. However, on closer reading the structure seemed a bit unique as the first letter in every line is capitalized. This makes each line significant and becomes worthy of greater attention, so that the audience could understand each line clearly. One of the main stylistic aspect that is used by the poet is the rhyme scheme. Throughout the poem the...

    Alliteration, Great Depression, Poetry 981  Words | 3  Pages

  • Black Poems

    In the past during apartheid being black meant you lost out in many privileges it also showed how black people where oppressed. In this poem we see that Mbongeni Khumalo uses the word black in connection to all the bad things. He highlights that there is this darkness associated with the colour black and that in the 1960’s when someone called you a black person it showed nothing good and that no one should be proud of being black. He also looks at all the words that start with “black” and if one...

    Black people, Blackness, Linguistics 1028  Words | 3  Pages

  • Poem Analysis

    Which aspects of relationships are presented in the three poems we studied? References to “Piano” by D.H Lawrence, “Do not go gentle into that good night” by Dylan Thomas and “Hal-past two by U.A Fanthorpe In the three poems we have studied: Sonnet 116 “ Let me not to the marriage” by William Shakespeare ; “My last Duchess” by Robert Browning; “If” by Rudyard Kipling, different aspects of relationships and love are explored in different forms: power, pride, eternity, love as a guiding force and...

    Duke, Iambic pentameter, Love 2599  Words | 6  Pages

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