The Relation between Art, Poems, and Vignettes

Topics: Metaphor, Literature, Bond Pages: 2 (668 words) Published: November 28, 2012
Art, Poem, Vignette Essay Writing Prompt

Do you think arts, poems, vignettes together can all be related in certain ways? Well in my observation I chose the art called, “The Bond of the Union”, which was two faces swirling and colliding. The poem I’ve chosen is “The Whipping”, which is about an elderly woman whipping a young boy for doing something wrong. The vignette I’ve chosen was “Papa Who Wakes up Tired in the Dark”, which is about a young boy who worries about his father when he begins to cry. The Bond of The Union, The Whipping, and Papa has many things in common. The first thing they all have in common is the theme of bonds. They both have very close similarities when it comes to bonds. In the poem, “Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark”, the father bonds with his son who worries about him. In the vignette, “The Whipping”, the elderly lady bonds with the boy who tries to run away from her while she whips him. In the painting “The Bond of the Union” the two heads are literally bonded to each other which to me seems like they have something strong and passionate bond in my opinion. On the other hand, they also have a common use of metaphors and similes. In “The Whipping”, there are so many metaphors involved. In stanza three lines, three & four, it talks about the boy stating, “His tears are rainy weather to woundlike memories”, which means that he was crying harshly and that he will never forget the whooping he’d been given that left wounds on his body. In "Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark" the little boy says, “Está muerto, and then, as if he just heard the news himself, crumples like a coat and cries, my brave Papa cries.” Now of course he wasn't literally crumbled up. It just simply means that he was curled up as if he was cold. Now its hard to explain how metaphors & similes are in the art “The Bond of the Union”, but I'm going to try my best to. In the painting “The Bond of the Union” there are two human-like faces twirled and...
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