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  • Poetry and Rhyme Scheme - 629 Words
    Oodgeroo's poem "Time is Running Out" is representative of both her style and thematic concerns. "Colour Bar" likewise expresses these ideas. Some features of her style are rhyme, symbolic language and alliteration. Rhyme is represented in both "Time is Running Out" and "Colour Bar". In "Time is Running Out" there is no set rhyme scheme that runs throughout the poem. In the first stanza the rhyme scheme is that every second line rhymes for example, spade and trade. In the second and third...
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  • Robert Frost Poetry: Rhyme Schemes
    Rhyme Schemes of Robert Frost’s Poetry Jake Jelsone English 120-08 A rhyme is defined as a verse or poetry having correspondence in the terminal sounds of the lines. One of the best examples of a poet that mastered rhyming beautifully was Robert Frost. Robert Frost was one of the best poets of the twentieth century. He is highly admired for his work about rural life and command for the English language. While many poets like to free verse their poetry, Robert Frost normally does not....
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  • Rhyme and Snake - 968 Words
    Essay writing Kenny Pau Hunting Snake The poem ‘hunting snake’ written by Judith Wright highlights the idea that nature and man are equal. Through the use of language and imagery the poet portrays the snake as a powerful and majestic creature. This emphasizes the persona’s response to the snakes. She implies that we humans have narrow stereotypical views of the...
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  • Conventions of Nursery Rhymes - 1180 Words
    Conventions of Nursery Rhymes The conventional nursery rhyme is a vehicle for educating children at an early age of development. Originally constructed to help with language acquisition and understanding, these rhymes are often characterized as “very short poems designed specifically to teach children in one way or another” (Grace 13 Sept 2013). The purpose of a nursery rhyme is to teach language to children by using different techniques helping to stimulate their imagination, while at the...
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  • Sonnet - 460 Words
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  • Shakespearean Sonnet Explication Sonnet 146
    SONNET 146 Poor soul, the center of my sinful earth, Lord of these rebel powers that thee array, Why dost thou pine within and suffer dearth, Painting thy outward walls so costly gay? Why so large cost, having so short a lease, Dost thou upon thy fading mansion spend? Shall worms, inheritors of this excess, Eat up thy charge? is this thy body’s end? Then soul, live thou upon thy servant’s loss, And let that pine to aggravate thy store; Buy terms divine in selling hours of...
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  • Poems - 2855 Words
    Analysis Of William Blake’s Poems Infant Joy Notes This simple poem is two stanzas of six lines each. The two stanzas each follow an ABCDDC rhyme scheme, a contrast to most of Blake's other poetic patterns. The rhyming words are always framed by the repetition of "thee" at the end of the fourth and sixth lines, drawing the reader's attention to the parent, who speaks, and his or her concern with the baby. The infant's words, or those imagined by the parent to be spoken by the infant, are set...
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  • My Last Duchess - 451 Words
    In Robert Browning’s poem--“My Last Duchess”--the speaker (presumably the Duke) is giving a servant of his prospective wife’s family a tour of his home. He draws a back a curtain to reveal a concealed painting of a woman by Frà Pandolf, explaining that it is a portrait of his late wife. The Duke invites his guest to sit and look at the painting, and as they look at the portrait of the late Duchess the Duke describes her. Throughout the whole explanation of his late wife’s actions, one may get...
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  • How Does Robert Browning Portray an Unusual Love Affair
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  • THE VOICE - 478 Words
    THE VOICE Themes- Explore how Hardy powerfully express loss of love in The Voice. The voice is a poem written by Thomas Hardy to remember his departed wife Emma, he is moarning her death in this poem. The voice portrays the theme of Nostalgia as Hardy is trying to cope with Emma’s loss. Hardy portrays feelings of misery and powerfully expresses loss of love in this poem through the use of literary devices and imagery. The poem consists of four stanzas which are constructed...
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  • Analized Poems - 1434 Words
    I am going to analyze the third and fourth stanzas of the poem ¨The Raven¨ of Edgar Allan Poe. “The person has heard a knocking at his door, but no one was there”. At this point in the poem, his fear and excitement are increasing as some voice keeps repeating the word "Lenore." It is not clear whether he actually hears some other voice speak the word, or if he just interprets the echo after he himself says it as belonging to someone else. Most likely they are his own words, but in his...
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  • R.S. Thomas Writes About the People and Landscape of the Welsh ‘Hill Country’. by Referring Closely to at Least Two of His Poems, Show How He Makes the Welsh Countryside and Its Inhabitants Vivid to the Reader.
    Ronald Stuart Thomas, born in Cardiff, on the 29th of March 1913-2000, He was a well known poet and a clergyman for the Church of England. Thomas’s ministry took him to a number rural parishes in north Wales, the bleak beauty of the landscape and the hard lives of the peasant farmers became the main themes of his poems. By analysing these aspects of Thomas’s poetry this essay will examine how he makes the Welsh countryside and its inhabitants vivid to the reader. Thomas's poem “The Hill...
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  • The Comparison of Two Poems, ‘Follower' by Seamus Heaney and‘Imitations' by Dannie Abse
    The comparison of two poems, ‘Follower' by Seamus Heaney and‘Imitations' by Dannie Abse The Poems ‘Follower' and ‘Imitations' are very alike in some ways but different in others. They have obvious points of comparisons and yet behind both poems is an individual story. Seamus Heaney, born in 1939 into a farming family, wrote ‘Follower'. He is Britain's most admired poets and won the nobel prize for literature in 1995. Dannie Abse wrote ‘Imitations', he was born in 1923 into a Jewish family in...
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  • Sonnet 18 - 951 Words
    Keeping love alive is not easy. One knows that life eventually comes to an end, but does love? Time passes and days must end. It is in "Sonnet 18", by Shakespeare, that we see a challenge to the idea that love is finite. Shakespeare shows us how some love is eternal and will live on forever in comparison to a beautiful summer's day. Shakespeare has a way of keeping love alive in "Sonnet 18", and he uses a variety of techniques to demonstrate how love is more brilliant and everlasting than a...
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  • Spring Offensive - 817 Words
    Key words • Offensive – a military operation which aggressively attacks in order to gain territory or achieve a specific aim. • Apocalyptic – relating to the end of the world, particularly in a religious sense What is the poem about? This is the only poem we’re studying which looks directly at the fighting in the war. The first three stanzas show us the soldiers relaxing before the battle and appreciating the nature around them, before the fighting begins in stanza 4. The men...
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  • Harmonium - 851 Words
    Harmonium ‘and was due to be bundled off to a skip. Or was mine for a song, if I wanted it.’ * Ambiguity: this is either an expression used to denote a bargain... or the harmonium is quite literally used for singing. ‘Sunlight, through stained glass, which day to day could beautify saints and raise the dead’ * __ Stained glass windows are pictures of saints * __ The Roman Catholic process of declaring a deceased person’s life as one which was lived in a holy fashion thus...
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  • Compare the ways the poets use structure to develop ideas about a relationship in Sonnet 43 and one other poem
    Compare the ways the poets use structure to develop ideas about a relationship in ‘Sonnet 43’ and one other poem (36 marks) Carol Ann Duffy and Elizabeth Barrett Browning use a range of structural techniques to develop ideas about the relationships within the poems ‘Quickdraw’ and ‘Sonnet 43’. Both ‘Quickdraw’ and ‘Sonnet 43’ are written in the form of sonnets, although ‘Quickdraw’ is in the form of a loose sonnet so it does not follow the typical conventions of a traditional sonnet, but both...
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  • Literary Merit - 710 Words
    What Road Society Will Take People often avoid trying new things for fear of unforeseen consequences. This may keep them from experiences that will change their lives for the better. A merit worthy piece of literature is one that has the ability to evoke any type of feelings towards something. “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost does an excellent job of allowing readers to ponder the decisions that they have made in their lives. The poem encourages people to try new things and to give life a...
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  • Wilbur Analysis - 314 Words
    This poem is a sonnet with a abab rhyme scheme. Richard Wilbur wrote this poem to characterize aesthetic qualities of nature. "Obscurely yet most surely called to praise, As sometimes summer calls us all, I said The hills are heavens full of branching ways Where star-nosed moles fly overhead the dead..." A lot of ambiguity is present at first glance . I believe the first few lines should be interpreted literally: the describing of nature during the summer. "Where star-nosed moles fly overhead...
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  • Look at two poems by Larkin that deal with our subjection to time and the painfulness of memory, and explore how he achieves his effects. (Love Songs in Age and Reference Back)
    'Love Songs in Age' and 'Reference Back' are both poems by Philip Larkin that deal with the painfulness of memories and our subjection to time. In each, Larkin talks of the ways music can provoke memories, be it the sheet music 'Love Songs in Age', or the records in 'Reference Back'. The tone of the poems is very similar, with a negative opinion expressed in the final stanza of each poem, with 'Reference Back' dealing with the distortion of memories over time, and the theme of 'Love Songs in...
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  • My Papa's Waltz - 411 Words
    Andres Barbeito Professor Garcia ENC1102 April 1, 2013 My Papa’s Waltz Born in Saginaw Michigan, Theodore Roethke had a troubling childhood. With his works as evidence, one can see that he had to bear a handful of calamities most of his life, one of them being his relationship with his father. Now, the love for a father is a very distinctive love. In "My Papa's Waltz", Theodore Roethke does an excellent job describing the relationship he has with his father. In...
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  • Poetry Explication on "One Art"
    Loss of One Is it possible to care for one thing so much that the destruction or loss of a city can have no significance to a person? When a person loses so much on a daily basis, when does the loss start to make a difference? In the poem “One Art”, Elizabeth Bishop utilizes structure, rhyme scheme, and conceptual symbolism to portray that the loss of one’s love negates the loss of everything else. To begin, the structure of this poem is entirely about the narrator attempting to...
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  • A Poison Tree : Analysed Thoroughly
    Analysis On first contact with "A Poison Tree," a reader may be apostatized by the ostensible simplicity of the poem. It seems like one more example of the children's verses and nursery rhymes that had propagate and were being published in the later component of the eighteenth century. The most famous accumulation was the one attributed to "Mother Goose." Such verses were intended to teach children moral lessons through facile-to-remember rhymes and catchy rhythms. "I was angry with my...
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  • The Fly - 287 Words
    The speaker draws a comparison between himself and a fly that he has thoughtlessly brushed away. He asks if he is like the fly, or the fly is more like himself. He imagines another, greater hand, perhaps that of God, brushing him away some day and ending his private designs. He concludes with the belief that he is indeed like the fly, not in his insignificance to Fate or chance, but in the fly’s significance in the natural world. Just as the fly dances and sings, so does the speaker. Thought is...
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  • Mr Bleany by Philip Larkin - Existenial hero or not?
    Mr Bleaney is an existenial hero who battles against the odds to find meaning in an otherwise bleak and empty life. Mr Bleaney led a trival and empty life framed by pointless rituals and as is obvious by his lodgings, did not deserve any better. Write two short analyses of Mr Bleaney, arguing the two positions above. The poem Mr Bleaney can be interpreted into different views according to the reader. Larkin could have attempted to portray him to be trival and only living through the...
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  • Robert Frost's "Neither Out Far nor in Deep"
    Robert Frost once said that a poem “is at its best when it is a tantalizing vagueness.” Therefore, a well-written poem has the ability to engage its audience through its obscurity. “Neither Out Far Nor In Deep,” is an ideal example of this opinion. The poem proves to be thought provoking and engaging among students and scholars alike as research shows that there are variations in interpretation of the poem’s content. The basic image conjured in this poem illustrates a succession of people...
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  • George Herbert: Shaped Poems
    Zahia Mustafa Professor Miller Sec. 2 Paper #2 Due: April 29, 2013 Exploring George Herbert’s religious poetry. George Herbert’s style in his collection of religious poetry, The Temple, is very short, clear, concise, and gets to the point. Different from John Donne, Herbert structures his poetry around biblical metaphors and his struggle to define his relationship with God. Herbert places himself in church through many poems that are styled in an architectural...
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  • When We Two Parted
    “When we two parted” Lord Byron had a “different” life to other people. He was normally getting involved in other husbands wives. This shows that Lord Byron does not care about other people’s life’s and relationships. This poem “When we two parted” could have been based on a personal experience of an affair that he had. The poem is written in a strict format like, “First love” which was written by John Clare. Each stanza has eight lines and there is an alternate - line rhyme scheme. This...
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  • "Home is where the Heart is"
    “Home is where the heart is" One Flesh, by Elizabeth Jennings and The Lake Isle of Innisfree, by W.B Yates, both discuss desire in their poems. In One Flesh, the narrator of the poem speaks of the lack of desire her parents have in her life, due them growing and slowly drifting apart, whereas, the Lake Isle of Innisfree deals with the desire to be someplace else, a longing for a more simple way of life, away from a hectic civilisation. In One Flesh, Elizabeth Jennings discuss’ the feelings...
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  • poetry analysis - 916 Words
    Analysis of a Poem: “The Lamb” by William Blake “The Lamb” by William Blake is a strong teaching of the image of Jesus. The author writes it as a form of a child’s song which an adult is asking questions to a child and the answer to “Who made thee?” This is also a form of a teacher teaching a lesson about Jesus (Blake line 1).The author uses of repetition, metonymy, personification and allusion build the image of Jesus. The lamb unquestionably symbolizes Jesus. The lamb is a traditional...
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  • O Captain, My Captain
    Taylor James Mrs. Boatright English 12 November 12, 2012 O Captain! My Captain! Written in 1865 by Walt Whitman, “O Captain! My Captain” explains the death of a great and beloved sea captain after a very hard voyage has been completed. This poem captures the speakers emotions and the sorrow over the loss of the esteemed captain. Whitman wrote this poem to express his anguish and despair at the loss of Abraham Lincoln. The overall theme of this poem is loss and Abraham Lincoln saving the...
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  • Analysis of Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town
    In the poem Anyone Lived in a Pretty how Town E. E. Cummings plays with jumbled syntax, a seemingly random rhyme scheme, and the paradox of non-identical repetition to convey his message about the ordinariness of daily life, the passing of time, and the inclusive anonymity of people we encounter in our lives. Anyone Lived in a Pretty how Town describes the daily lives of the people who live in a certain, nameless town. The town is not named and neither are any of the townspeople, other than to...
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  • Explore How Ian Mcmillan Conveys His Attitudes Towards the Death of His Mother in '04/01/07
    McMillan uses harsh words throughout the poem to show his grief and remorse at his mothers death. Words like “shatters” link with how he is feeling, like everything is broken and cannot be repaired. This word makes us imagine something broken into lots of tiny pieces which can't be put back together again, and it helps us to understand how broken and jumbled up he is feeling. The word “slap” when talking about “the tears (that) slap my torn face” insinuates the idea that he is in physical pain,...
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  • Sonnet 129 - 474 Words
    The poem Sonnet 129 focuses on human lust and its inevitable stages of shame. Shakespeare promotes the theme that as a result of lust there is only corruptness, whether it be while one is “in pursuit” (9) (in the future tense), “in possession” (in the present tense), or after the fact (in the past tense) when it proves “a very woe” (11). The negativity of lust is extremely reinforced in only the third line of the poem with a chain of adjectives to describe lust: “Is perjured, murderous,...
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  • Leda and the Swan - 2204 Words
    LEDA AND THE SWAN Leda and the swan was written in 1928 by William Butler Yeats. It is a petrarchan sonnet, in iambic pentameter; it has a rhyme pattern in ABAB CDCD EFGEFG. This is the most famous poem in the collection The tower, and the one with most imagery. Despite its ABAB rhyme scheme, the poem is breathtaking due to enjambments. Leda and the Swan was first published in a different version in 1924. Yeats is well known for his symbolist style, and interest for Irish folklore and...
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  • Crossing at the Bar Meaning - 1741 Words
    Crossing at the bar meaning by Alfred, Lord Tennyson Tennyson mentions in the first stanza that he is waiting for his death to be called (“and one clear call for me”) in the first and second stanza he also mentions a tidal wave to return him home. When Tennyson mentions 'home' he is referring to heaven. And describes in the third stanza of his twilight while trying to give the impression that he is waiting for the journey of the afterlife, but expects there to be no sadness when he dies,...
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  • Structure Where I Come from
    The poem is set out into three stanzas, the last stanza ( A door- fields of snow) being a rhyming couplet, with the words ‘blow’ and ‘snows’. If you look at the poem at the end of the first stanza, the final line ends as a half line and at the same time the first line at the beginning of the second stanza starts exactly after the half line. The purpose Elizabeth did that because she would like to continue the second stanza exactly where the first stanza ended; so she has the same line of...
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  • Analysis of Daffodils by William Wordsworth
    Wandered Lonely as a Cloud' Poem William Wordsworth wrote Daffodils on a stormy day in spring, while walking along with his sister Dorothy near Ullswater Lake, in England. He imagined that the daffodils were dancing and invoking him to join and enjoy the breezy nature of the fields. Dorothy Wordsworth, the younger sister of William Wordsworth, found the poem so interesting that she took 'Daffodils' as the subject for her journal. The poem contains six lines in four stanzas, as an appreciation...
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  • "The Lie" by Sir Walter Raleigh
    Sir Walter Raleighs The Lie is a Renaissance poem which explores universal political and social ideas. The poem was written in the year 1618, as the poet awaited his execution in a chamber in the Tower of London. Raleigh says Tell men of high condition, that manage the estate, their purpose is ambition; their practise only hate. Raleigh speaks of customs no longer followed as he refers to the rich as owning an estate, but also comments upon human nature and the universal theme of selfishness...
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  • It Sifts - 1049 Words
    Beautiful Experiences of Nature Nature is indestructible, although it can give you experiences you will keep in mind forever. The poem, “It Sifts from Leaden Sieves” by Emily Dickenson tells us about nature and its experiences that beautify the life and death of humans. Nature here means seasonal weather such as winter and summer. The word “it” is symbolic, representing the speaker in this poem. This poem talks about the nature of snow and its effects on the environment: “To Stump, and Stack –...
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  • The Self Unseeing - 389 Words
    The Self-Unseeing – Notes This lilting, serious, elegant poem illustrates several of the salient qualities in Hardy’s lyrical poetry. We see here, for example, what has been justly termed his “natural piety” – the “he” and the “she” are his father and mother. We notice how the subject of beloved things in retrospect calls out here, as it seldom failed to do, the poet’s lyrical tenderness. The poem illustrates, too, that love of music and the dance which affected Hardy from an early age, and...
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  • the raven - 369 Words
    Stanza 1This man was nearly asleep and his senses were really sharp when he hears a knocking on his door. He began to be a little scared, for the night was creepy.Stanza 2This man was feeling nostalgic. When he heard the knocking on that door he imagined his diseased wife, he wants the past back.Stanza 3This man started to visualize things that didn’t actually happen. He felt like someone was there entering through the door.Stanza 4The man decides to face that thing that is breaking in, but he...
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  • Don Juan: Lord Byron - Summary and Critical Analysis
    Don Juan: Lord Byron - Summary and Critical Analysis Don Juan is a vast creation and it is not always interesting; there are many dull stanzas in which Byron says nothing interesting. But despite some weaknesses in structure, characterization, and philosophy of life, Don Juan is an 'epic carnival'. It has scope, variety of human experience, common sense, much matter for laughter, clever and witty observation, ease and fluency; that is why Walter Scott said the "it has the variety of...
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  • John Keats' "When I have fears that I may cease to be": Analysis of Sonnet
    Keats' poem is a Shakespearean Sonnet with an elevated tone and is divided into three quatrains and rhyming couplet as opposed to octave and sestet. Continuity is gained by the repetition of the word "when" at the beginning of each quatrain. This builds the tension of the poem describing areas of concern for unfinished tasks. The word "before" in the second line is echoed during the third reinforcing the speaker's list of desired accomplishments before it is too late. This syntax sets the tone...
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  • Psalm of Life - 482 Words
    In the opening stanza, Longfellow begins by saying “Tell me not in mournful numbers/Life is but an empty dream.” With these lines Longfellow establishes that he does not want to hear from those who feel that life is only time spent on earth and that there is nothing after one dies. Longfellow indicates that things may not be as they seem. In the second stanza, Longfellow exclaims that life is real and earnest, but the grave is not its goal. Dust to dust did not refer to the soul just the...
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  • Compare How the Writers Present Parents in “Before You Were Mine” by Carol Ann Duffy and “Mother Any Distance” by Simon Armitage. Then Compare How Writers Present Females in Two Poems from the Pre-1914 Poetry Bank.
    Both “Before You Were Mine” by Carol Ann Duffy and “Mother Any Distance” by Simon Armitage focus on the role of being a mother and having to give up something. In “Before You Were Mine” its Carol Ann Duffy’s mother letting go and giving up her carefree lifestyle, to take up the important role of a mother. Whereas in “Mother Any Distance” its Simon Armitage’s mother realising she has to let her son grow up and leave her grasps. The poem “Before You Were Mine” by Carol Ann Duffy, focuses on the...
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  • Drummer hodge - 1762 Words
    What is Hardy trying to portray in his poem about ‘Drummer Hodge’? The poem ‘Drummer Hodge’ has been carefully written by Thomas Hardy, this poem has a sombre and a grieving tone but on the other hand, Hardy has used some phrases and words that contrast this, which makes this poem sound peaceful and magical. However, by looking at the techniques and effects Hardy has used, this make us think that Drummer Hodge is a sad and melancholy poem. In the first stanza of Drummer Hodge, Hardy has...
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  • September 1913 - 312 Words
    Unlike some of his earlier work, this poem adopts a new tone and style which expresses a hatred for the Catholic Bourgeoisie.[2] Yeats' new use of unpleasant adjectives such as 'greasy' is very much indicative of the tone, as he expresses that religion and the middle class is crafty and sly. Moreover, the use of the strong ABAB rhyme scheme maintains a spiteful and accusatory tone. The poem focuses on manifesting Yeats' new stance of belief exploring his new political mind and celebrating...
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  • Analysis of the Poem Autobiography - 1041 Words
    Analysis by N. Mohsin Autobiography, by Louis MacNeice In my childhood trees were green And there was plenty to be seen. Come back early or never come. My father made the walls resound, He wore his collar the wrong way round. Come back early or never come. My mother wore a yellow dress; Gentle, gently, gentleness. Come back early or never come. When I was five the black dreams came; Nothing after was quite the same. Come back early or never come. The dark was...
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  • Review: The Patriot by Robert Browning
    How do you respond to the protagonist’s situation in the Poem ‘The Patriot’ Robert Browning poem ‘The patriot’ is about a man who once was recognised as a hero and was cherished and he could do anything that he wanted, however he is later on in the poem mistaken and is then rejected by the public of his town and is unfortunately sentenced to death. He admits that his sentence to death is for all the wrong reasons and he has strong faith in God that he will be saved from his punishments and...
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  • Sonnet 18 Analysis - 1031 Words
    Irving Diaz CP English Per. 5 Mrs. Feuerborn February 2, 2012 Shakespeare’s Love In his sonnet William Shakespeare uses extended metaphors, symbolism, and rhyme pattern to both compare a young woman’s beauty to summer and show that her beauty will live on throughout his poem, thus death would truly mean nothing in writing. He develops the characteristics of the women by drawing comparisons between her and summer using the extended metaphor implying that even though she is comparable to...
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  • Poem Analysis of Shakepeare's sonnet 116
    “Analyze a poem of your choice.” (3 points) Sonnet 116, by William Shakespeare (analysis) This poem is about love, not between a speaker and his lover, but as a concept or idea. The poem explores what is meant by love, and proposes that, if it is true, love is one of life's constants, which does not change with time or circumstance. Sonnet 116 uses repeated pairs of words: "love is not love", "alters when it alteration finds" and "remover to remove”, are examples from the first three...
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  • Memories of childhood in "Looking For Dad", "My Grandmother" and "The Sick Equation"
    Memories from our childhoods are often remembered for the rest of our lives. They can range from small things like playing in the park or a birthday party to important milestones such as a first kiss or the first day of school. Now matter how small or insignificant these events seemed at the time, they will be treasured for ever and looked back on as some of the best times of your life. The memories are normally reminders of good times and the joys of childhood. But for some people, their...
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  • BrownGirl Brownstones - 2538 Words
    Plot summary The prose fiction Brown girl, brownstones by Paule Marshall, is a bildungsroman with autobiographical elements, tracking the life and experiences of the main protagonist, Selina Boyce and the family and friends in her life. Marshall uses various elements and techniques in the prose, to bring about different themes, characteristics and aspects in her novel. The text is set mainly in the 1930's Brooklyn, New York, at a community of brownstone houses occupied by the Bajan immigrants....
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  • William Blake - 6112 Words
    Songs of Innocence and of Experience Themes by William Blake Major Themes The Destruction of Innocence Throughout both Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, Blake repeatedly addresses the destruction of childlike innocence, and in many cases of children's lives, by a society designed to use people for its own selfish ends. Blake romanticizes the children of his poems, only to place them in situations common to his day, in which they find their simple faith in parents or God challenged...
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  • Blake Poems - 3483 Words
    Blake was an English poet who was born in 1757 and died in 1827. Blake was part of the Romantic Age. Although Blake was largely unrecognized as a poet during his lifetime, his work was bizarre for those times. His poetry was reverent to the Bible, but hostile to the Church of England. The fact that ................... are evident in his poetry, especially these two poems. Nature The Echoing Green (innocence) This poem depicts a conventional village in which a whole day’s cycle is portrayed....
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  • Stanza Analysis of the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
    The Raven. Stanza 1 This man was nearly asleep and his senses were really sharp when he hears a knocking on his door. He began to be a little scared, for the night was creepy. Stanza 2 This man was feeling nostalgic. When he heard the knocking on that door he imagined his diseased wife, he wants the past back. Stanza 3 This man started to visualize things that didn’t actually happen. He felt like someone was there entering through the door. Stanza 4 The man decides to face that thing...
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  • We Real Cool, Poetry Explanation
    STUDENT NAME PROFESSOR CLASS DATE We Real Cool: Poetry Explication “We Real Cool” is a poem written by Gwendolyn Brooks in 1959, and published in her book The Bean Eaters (We Real Cool, pg 1). A simple and light poem, “We Real Cool” is vague enough to allow readers to visualize their own characters and setting, but specific enough to keep a consistent rebellious image. Brook’s attitude toward the characters is undecided, as the tone is neither tragic nor victorious, but...
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  • How does DH lawrence present childhood in Piano
    “Piano” shows a man recalling his childhood as he is listening to a woman singing. This poem reflects his mood of nostalgia and pathos; the speaker is longing for the simplicity and comfort of years gone by. We can discover that there is an ambiguous, harmonious tone, which is accentuated by its structure and rhyme. It also insists of rich imagery that creates a vivid picture for audiences. It is a relatively short poem that has only three stanzas, but Lawrence conveys the main theme of...
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  • Wild Honeysuckle - 295 Words
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