• 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
    through the use of sun allusions in Wheatley’s poetry. “Her mother’s solar worship surely is the source of her exaltation of the sun, which she names in her poems nine times as Aurora; as Apollo, seven; as Phoebus, twelve, and as Sol, twice,” (Shields). This shows the love and admiration that Phillis...
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  • Crow Testament Analysis
    meaning if the crow stood for a different kind of person. Throughout the poem, the crow is constantly suppressed and not given any respect from the characters that represent the white man. Religion is a prominent theme in many of Alexie’s works however, “Crow Testament” revolves around the influence...
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  • The Representations of Kali Through Bengali Poetry
    work by Sen, where Kali is referred to as Tara. “I’ve committed sins, I’ve got no merit, and as for prayer I’m empty. Take your form Tara and rescue me, Mother of the Universe.” These poems show the level of reverence with which Kali is viewed and the perceived insignificance of the poets in...
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  • The Second Coming by William Yeats
    that fills the poem in its closing. An illustration of a rebirth into Paganism will be filled more with fear and awe than love for this reason: Christianity worships God in his love as a being of supreme good, but pagans worship the spirit of the world as a being of supreme power. Furthermore, his...
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  • General English
    creation. He hopes that man will worship him on his own, but if not, let the despair lead him back to God and the good life. After reading this poem, the reader will come to realize that God is only seeking to make the best possible life for all humans. He hopes that people will choose the right path and...
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  • Ravidas
    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 troubling for orthodox Hindus...
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  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    From the early 19th century, 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...
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  • Analysis and Summary of Church Going
    people who need to be serious. It is a place that is “proper to grow wise in,/ If only that so many dead lie round.” Forms and Devices “Church Going” looks and sounds almost casual in its structure, but that appearance is deceptive. The poem is, in fact, an expertly constructed work. The rhyme...
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  • The Song of Moses
    Jessica Mejeuro 10/12/2013 The Song of Moses 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...
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  • Poets of First World War
    into care for the last years of his life. He also composed many songs; David Jones (1895-1974) had a Welsh father but was born in Kent and served throughout the Great War. His epic work was In Parenthesis on the subject of war; Robert Nichols (1893-1944) had early success with his poem...
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  • 100years of gitanjali
    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 he visited England in 1912. It contained only fifty songs from the original work. In England the famous painter saw the translation and urged his...
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  • Helen of Troy Does Countertop Dancing
    to agree to or obey with the idea that woman need to live a self-respected life and have a humble day job, which is pressured by society in order for woman to be ‘Ideal’. As well as Atwood’s writing on the oppressed female and her finding of power and control in everyday life. In this poem, there is...
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  • sangam age
    is the vast corpus of literary called the Sangam literature b. Archeological sources are the literary evidence c. Literary i. This is the period of great grammatical works like 1. Tolkappiyam (ten poems ) (pattuppattu) 2. Eight anthologies (ettuttogai) 3. Eighteen minor works...
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  • The Rabindranath Tagore
    have read them. No thought seems to be far away from Tagore’s brilliant pen. He writes about giving up God in one page and making work as worship, and in the very next poem he manages to describes the complete devotion of a human in god. Day after Day, O lord of my life, shall I stand, is easily...
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  • History
    , genealogy and different Types of law. Psalms The psalms all together make up a book of the Hebrew Bible that has approximately 150 poems that express how the Israel´s religion manifests their faith. Psalms are a post-Exilic collection of poems, the work of several authors from differing dates. Psalms...
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  • Demonism and Innocence
    later Victorian period displays similar themes in poems such as “My Last Duchess” and “Porphyria’s Lover”. By exploring both poets work we may begin to have an understanding of the gothic tale in poetry, as well as the gothic figure. Both “Christabel” and “Porphyria’s Lover” have prominent female...
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  • Modern Man’s Disconnect from the Past: an Analysis of Allen Tate’s “Ode to the Confederate Dead”
    gates of the cemetery, instead of reverence for the fallen soldiers, feels only the vast emptiness of death. Throughout the poem, the man (who we know to be a Southerner through Tate’s essays) attempts to “fall back” upon the regional practice of (Confederate) hero-worship, but try as he might, he...
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  • Module C Response
    imperfections, the major, on which we will focus today, being obsession. This issue has been particularly documented in the turbulent relationship between poets 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...
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  • William Wordsworth as a Nature Worshipper
    , 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 lucidity the unity that he found in all animate and inanimate objects -"A presence...
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