• Gods We Worship Live Next Door
    Bino A. Realuyo's The Gods We Worship Live Next Door Bino A. Realuyo's The Gods We Worship Live Next Door (University of Utah Press, 2006) is a historically-oriented collection of poems, considering the layers of colonialism that have structured Filipino lives in the archipelago and the diaspora. ...
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  • Phillis Wheatley
    finest works “To his Excellency General Washington” and “Liberty and Peace” Phillis Wheatley uses the African tradition of solar worship to justify the American Revolution. Phillis Wheatley was born around 1753 to a Fulani woman who either practiced an ancient tribal form of solar worship or was a...
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  • Crow Testament Analysis
    A Crow’s Testament of Accepting Fate As seen throughout Sherman Alexie’s work, despair and hardship caused by European influences among Native peoples is a common issue that seems to be a reoccurring element in his work. Through the use of figurative language, Alexie is able to transcribe those issues...
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  • The Representations of Kali Through Bengali Poetry
    malicious blood thirsty killer in Sanskrit texts and seems to demand and receive respect and worship through fear rather than true reverence. Although many of her characteristics carry over into the Bengali worship of Kali, there are profound differences in how the society perceives her. Kali is likely...
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  • General English
    -BY EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON “Richard Cory,” which first appeared in the Children of the Night and remains one of Robinson’s most popular poems, recalls the economic depression of 1893. At that time, people could not afford meat and had a diet mainly of bread, often day-old bread selling for...
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  • The Second Coming by William Yeats
    the meaning of William Butler Yeats poem "The Second Coming", you must first understand the difference between Christianity and Paganism. Yeats was raised as a Christian and turned to pagan mysticism later in his life. Therefore, we can find the subject of this poem by tracing his flow of thought through...
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  • Helen of Troy Does Countertop Dancing
    writing on the oppressed female and her finding of power and control in everyday life. In this poem, there is an account of Feminist Resistance. Through observing the context, contents and form of the poem evidence of this resistance will be made clear. Margaret Atwood is a Canadian poet who was...
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  • sangam age
    It took place in 1st century BC and 2nd century AD in the kingdom of pandyas e. First Sangam – i. Attended by gods and legendary sages ii. Works are perished f. Second Sangam – i. Attended by several poets (produced large mass literature) ii. Only tolkappiyam by tolkaapiar has survived (oldest...
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  • 100years of gitanjali
    for his Gitanjali, a collection of prose poems or songs that was published in 1912. In fact Tagore had published, ‘Gitanjali’ a collection of his poems in Bengali language in 1910 though the exact date is not known. Tagore had translated some of the poems into English and took them with him when...
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  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley is recognized as one of the most influential writers of the Romantic Period whose work is characterized by his use of imagery and symbolism. Such examples can be found in his poems such as "Ode to the West Wind," "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty," and "Ozymandias." In Shelley's view,...
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  • The Song of Moses
    is a rather long poem found in chapter 32 of Deuteronomy. This poem is proposed to have been written by Moses as a witness for God against the Israelites. In the old age of Moses, just before his passing on Mount Nebo, Moses was instructed by God to write down and recite this poem to the Israelites...
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  • Ravidas
    famous saint Mira Bai. Ravidas was a prominent figure in the bhakti movement and a renowned poet of the nirguna bhakti tradition that valued the worship of a formless God. Belonging as he did to one of the lowest castes of Hindu society, the Chamar or tanner, the spiritual status he attained was profoundly...
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  • History
    that it is one of the oldest religions. Monotheism Monotheism is the believed and worship in only one God. The Jews believed in monotheism, unlike other civilizations in polytheism. Polytheism in the worship and believed in many Gods. Some attributes that the Jews assigned to God where: *God is...
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  • William Wordsworth as a Nature Worshipper
    the most famous. What sets his work apart from others is that his poetry was, in fact, an act of nature-worship. Wordsworth perceived the presence of divinity and healing in nature, the presence of a higher spirit that he considered a `balm' to weary souls. His poem, Tintern Abbey, depicts with much...
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  • Beauty by Aldus Huxley
    ideas. The poem is dense with mythology and imagery and complex ideas that complement and compete with each other, an entire course could be arranged around the themes in the poem. This is why this poem should be included in a survey course of British Literature. In the opening of the poem we learn...
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  • Motor
    BY SONJA HILL JULY 6, 2012 The Book of Psalms is a compilation of beautifully exquisite poems which were used as prayers as well as sung as praise and worship songs for public and private worship by the children of God. The Psalms are not simply prayers nor are they simply hymns, they cannot...
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  • Analysis and Summary of Church Going
    “Church Going,” a poem of seven nine-line stanzas, is a first-person description of a visit to an empty English country church. The narrator is apparently on a cycling tour (he stops to remove his bicycle clips), a popular activity for British workers on their summer holiday. He has come upon a church...
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  • Module C Response
    Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath and the literary works that have been inspired by them. To begin, in Ted Hughes’s 1999 poem collection Birthday Letters focuses on the pitfalls of the relationship while offering insight into the conflict’s origin. In Hughes’s poem “The Shot”, he identifies Plath’s obsession...
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  • D.H. Lawrence: Critique of Social Practices (References Snake, the North Country, and the Triumph of the Machine)
    industrialisation. In particular, poems such as Snake, The North Country and The Triumph of the Machine consider the effects these issues have on society. Lawrence uses figurative language, changing structure and style in order to present his ideas within the poem Snake. The poem depicts the internal battle...
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  • The Rabindranath Tagore
    got – even the Nobel Prize.Gitanjali is a collection of over 100 poems, full of life, full of inspiration and full of color.Gitanjali speaks of birth of life, to the death, the nature and man’s quest for answers from God.  All the poems are of short length – probably around a page at the most, and in...
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