• Poetry Essay Prompt
    Essay Prompts (1970–2011) 1970 Poem: “Elegy for Jane” (Theodore Roethke) Prompt: Write an essay in which you describe the speaker's attitude toward his former student, Jane. 1971 Poem: “The Unknown Citizen” (W.H. Auden) Prompt: In a brief essay, identify at least two of the implications implicit in...
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    should (a) briefly summarise the argument of the poem; and (b) comment on the form and language employed and the way they reflect the poem’s argument. 2. Write an essay on ‘Subway Wind’ Your answer should (a) briefly summarise the argument of the poem; and (b) comment on the form and language employed...
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  • Lottery
    Comparison-Contrast Analysis Assignment Sheet Ms. Novoa, M.Ed. Engl 1302 You will be comparing-contrasting two short stories/poems of your choice. The readings can be anything from the syllabus or from the designated textbook. All topics must be approved by the instructor prior to submitting...
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  • Tyger and Lamb 1997 Poem
    1997 poem Compare/ Contrast Venn Diagram You just read two poems by Williams Blake, “The Tyger” and “The Lamb”. Now, you are going to be asked to compare and contrast the two poems in a VENN DIAGRAM (see below). On the OGT test, you might be asked to compare and contrast two different...
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  • Naming of Parts
    What is the ‘naming of parts’ that the title of the poem refers to? The naming of parts refers to the rifle lesson in the poem, with the soldiers being taught about the parts of the rifle. 2. The first stanza identifies the timeframe of this poem. Explain why ‘yesterday’, ‘today’ and ‘tomorrow’ might...
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  • Gce English Literature
    level and to synthesise knowledge and understanding acquired through their studies in an extended individual study of literary texts across at least two of the genres of poetry, prose and drama within the same or different time periods. Literary text requirements Candidates are required to cover three...
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    levels i am currently Pick two poems dealing with the same theme. Establish this theme as your subject; relate your points to establish continuity. Be specific in the areas you compare and contrast. 2 Choose the form of the poem you are analyzing. You might select poems based on theme, or on techniques...
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  • Journal Entry
    Write a compare/contrast essay of the two poems you have read from Whitman and Hughes Josh Stone The poems “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman, And the poem “Let America Be America” by Langston Hughes are both similar because the two poems talk about America. The poems are also similar because...
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  • Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day
    1102 Essay #3 March 11, 2013 Sonnet, Theme, and Structure of “Shall I Compare thee to a Summer’s Day?” A sonnet’s structure has symbolism and it presents the theme in many poems of Literature. In the poem “Shall I Compare thee to a Summer’s Day?” by William Shakespeare happens to be a sonnet. ...
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  • fhjyfhjygh
    Compare and Contrast ‘the Day the Lady Died’ by Frank O’ Hara with ‘Mid-Term Break’ by Seamus Heaney. How Do the Poets Deal with the Experience of Death and Grief in Two Very Different Circumstances and Culture? Compare and contrast ‘the day the lady died’ by Frank O’ Hara with ‘Mid-term break’ by Seamus...
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  • Comparison
    Compare and Contrast Sonnet 18 and Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare In this essay I am going to highlight the comparisons and contrasts between William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 and Sonnet 130 and also give my opinions. A similarity between the two poems is that they are both about a man’s love...
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  • We Real Cool
    Compare/Contrast Natasha Crutchfield Bethel University Gwendolyn Brooks and Edwin Arlington Robinson are two out of many fine poets that have written inspiration poetry that has had an impact on our country. Gwendolyn Brooks achieved success at an early age. Brooks is best known for her lyrical...
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  • Comparison of "In Mrs Tilcher's Class" and "Mid-Term Break"
    Choose two poems from your reading on the theme of childhood. Compare and contrast the experiences described in each poem showing clearly why each poem affected you the way it did and with close reference to the poet’s use of language show how he/she conveys these feeling to you. A person is affected...
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  • Compare and Contrast the Ways
    Compare and Contrast the ways in which the poet describes the breakdown if the relationship. Comment on the effectiveness of their verse-craft I chose to compare the poems: An Anniversary, by Vernon Scannel Dismissal, by John Tripp ...
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  • To Autumn and the Darkling Thrush
    paths for a writer to walk, and these two poets do walk different paths, but they are not completely different and in this essay I shall compare and contrast their journeys. The voice of a poem is very important, as it can affect our view of the poem and its emotion. Both Keats and Hardy have...
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  • Comparison of "Garden of love" and "The Echoing Green"
    Garden of Love” and “The Echoing Green” This is a comparison of two poems by the poet William Blake. The first poem is called “The Echoing green” and is a poem from 1789, in a collection called “The Songs of Innocence”. The second poem is called “The Garden of Love” and is from 1794, from the collection...
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  • Les Murray Critical Advanced Essay
    themes used in the text can still be relevant to today’s time. And these texts are what we can call universal. A universal text allows us to compare, contrast and also reflect on the themes and context of the past to the current time. Hence, these texts provide us an understanding about a particular...
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  • Two Currents
     Two Currents "It is as if my life were magically run by two electric currents: joyous positive and despairing negative—whichever is running at the moment dominates my life, floods it." This 1958 journal entry seems to suggest dual currents were a part of the poet’s life. Examples of some of the...
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  • "Design" Robert Frost and "Wing-Spread" Abbie Hustonannotated Bibliography
    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 help me have a better view on how to compare and contrast the two poems (“Design” and “Wing-Spread” ) Site 3: "Design." By Robert...
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  • Analysis of Emily Dickinson's Poem
    express complex ideas. Emily Dickinson uses plain words to great effect, such as in the poem, "The Brain - is wider than the Sky". The poem compares and contrasts the human brain with the sky, the sea, and God. This poem is manageable enough for the casual reader to understand, and yet opens up ideas for...
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