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  • Ezra Pound - 1166 Words
    Ezra Pound Ezra Pound was a very interesting and intelligent American poet. He was born in Idaho on October thirtieth, 1885. He wrote many interesting works of poetry such as the one-hundred and twenty sections of Cantos. He had many influences from wars, political leaders, art, and music. He knew since he was young that he wanted to be a poet and said that by the age of thirty he could know more about poetry than any living man and he had a long Journey to being a poet. In his journey, he...
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  • Ezra Pound - 1292 Words
    Nathan Hubschman Nathan Hubschman Ezra Pound Response: “The Tree” by Ezra Pound is about how Pound identifies with the tree-like state in which the nymph, Daphne, of Greek myth finds herself in order to escape Apollo. Pound begins the poem explaining how he was a “tree amid the wood” meaning a changed being amid a familiar yet under-perceived environment. He likens this form to the myth of Apollo who chases Daphne until she asks the god, Peneus, to change her into a tree. Even though she...
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  • Ezra Pound - 1071 Words
    Sienna Schaal February 12, 2012 American Literature Short Essay Ezra Loomis Pound and the Imagism Movement Ezra Loomis Pound once said, “If a man is not willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he is no good.” Ezra Pound was a man of great taste when it came to his poetry and ideas. He had a life size vision that made him famous and helped influence many other poets as well. His vision was to change the thought and structure of poetry into...
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  • Ezra Pound - 1349 Words
    Nick Maat Mr. Harris English III HN 27 November, 2011 Who is Ezra Pound? The people of this country are exactly what make up this country. But what determines the individual person is the character, and the true American character consists of the pursuit of making life better, helping others, to strive to be the best you can be and standing up for what you believe in. In American history, the leaders of this country or the wise individuals that helped put this country together...
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  • Ezra Pound Poetry Paper
    Ezra pound came up with vorticism to add further movement, vigor, and intensity to an image. While reading the poems relevant to imagism and vorticism “images half-form and dissolve; uncongenial words and ideas are disconcertingly juxtaposed” (Froula 1). Pound was very interested in imagism and vorticism, which allowed him to expand his horizons and write many great poems in accordance to these two movements. Pound was born in Hailey, Idaho on October 30th. His family moved around a lot from...
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  • Imagism Ezra Pound - 1024 Words
    Imagism and Ezra Pound Ezra Pound was one of the greatest poets of the modern era, creating a literary movement known as “imagism.” Pound coined the term in 1912 to assist Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) in the marketing of some of her poems. Doolittle was an unknown author, and Pound decided that her work would be accepted more easily if she were identified with a group of poets (Dettmar/Watt), such as Richard Aldington and F.S. Flint (“Imagists”). Imagists focused mainly on the “clarity of...
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  • The Eyes of Imagism: Ezra Pound
    Jack Iwrey Mrs. McQuillan Honors Lit 24 April 2011 The Eyes of Imagism: Ezra Pound Many poets have had their moment of fame in America, but very few have had both the incredible impact on American poetry, and received the brutal criticism that Ezra Pound experienced. From his early years as a poet, to the end of his life Ezra Pound was surrounded by controversy and contempt. Though, through all of this he managed to make one of the most lasting impacts on American poetry, which any one...
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  • Ezra Pound Research Paper
    The Young Genius: Ezra Pound’s influenced poetry on Benito Mussolini and the Fascist movement, time of his stay in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and the concept of Imagism. “If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.” (Ezra Pound Quotes) Ezra Pound was not a man of many words, but he certainly did have a knack for turning simple words into something beautiful. Pounds’ poetry was influenced by his fascination with Benito Mussolini and the Fascist movement, the time of his...
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  • Ezra Pound in the Imagist Movement
    Ezra Pound in the Imagist Movement In the beginning of the 20th century, a poetry style called Imagism was growing. Imagism is derived from Modernism and was created in response to Romanticism. Contrary to Romanticism, Imagist poems consist of brief sentences of dry clarity which painted an exact visual image and poetic statement. Thence leaving little to no room for interpretation due to it's candidness expressing of ideas. Imagism was also a conferrer to the french Symbolist...
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  • Voices & Visions - Ezra Pound
    Voices and Visions: Ezra Pound Out of all of the poets in the Voices and Visions series, Ezra Pound was one the few I was least familiar with. I’ve learned that he is one of modern poetry’s most significant figures–as well as one of the most controversial–of the twentieth century. He was committed and passionate about his work and about the advancement of poetry in the world. He had high standards for the arts and wasn’t afraid to rebuke anyone who didn’t meet them. Pound was born in...
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  • te life of ezra pound
    Ezra Pound is generally considered the poet most responsible for defining and promoting a modernist aesthetic in poetry. In the early teens of the twentieth century, he opened a seminal exchange of work and ideas between British and American writers, and was famous for the generosity with which he advanced the work of such major contemporaries as W. B. Yeats, Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, H. D., James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, and especially T. S. Eliot. His own...
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  • Ezra Pound and William Butler Yeats
    Quotes: "Pain only hurts." - Scott Jurek "The best way out is always through." - Robert Frost "how can we know the dancer from the dance" - William Butler Yeats "Wanting to be someeone else is a waste of who you are." Kurt Cobain "Long distance running is 90% mental and the other half is physical.” Rich DavisQuotes: "Pain only hurts." - Scott Jurek "The best way out is always through." - Robert Frost "how can we know the dancer from the dance" - William Butler Yeats "Wanting to be...
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  • Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear: Their Letters, 1909-1914
    Any reader even peripherally interested in the work and life of Ezra Pound will take delight in Omar Pound and A. Walton Litz's masterful selection and editing of Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear: Their Letters, 1909-1914. To hear the authentic voices of the letters is to meet again but anew the youthful Pound. The facts of Pound's growth as an artist and critic during these years are not altered, but a new perception of the inner workings of his mind and personality is gained. More important,...
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  • Ezra Pound & William Carlos Williams: Theories on the Nature of Poetry
    Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams both comment in a theoretic way on the nature of poetry. Outline briefly their theories. Then discuss the implications their theories have for the writing and reading of poetry, and support your argument with a number of specific examples from their poems. I have structured this essay so that the first part deals entirely with the theories and poetry of Ezra Pound and the second, entirely with the theories and poetry of William Carlos Williams. Each part...
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  • Imagism in Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams and Marianne Moore
    Q) What philosophy do Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams and Marianne Moore share? A) Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams and Marianne Moore were all modernist poets. Modernist poetry deals with experiment and innovation. All three were imagists, though at a later stage, William Carlos Williams started disagreeing with Ezra Pound. Ezra Pound Ezra Pound was the most aggressive of the modernist poets, who made “Make it new!” his battle cry. He turned to classical Chinese...
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  • Appreciation of Ezra Pound’s “in a Station of the Metro”
    Appreciation of Ezra Pound’s “In a Station of the Metro” In a Station of the Metro is an observation of the poet of the human faces seen in a Paris’s subway station in which the faces turned variously toward light and darkness. The poet, Ezra Pound, was famous for advocating free meter and a more economical use of words and images in poetic expression. He is also one of the leaders of the Imagist Movement of poetry. He advocated to use sharp, accurate, implicative and concise images to express...
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  • Never Give All the Heart Summary
    In the poem, “Never Give All the Heart” by William Butler Yeats, the speaker of the poem is a man with a broken heart. Literally, the poem speaks about a man blinded by love, who has given his whole heart to a woman just to have it broken. The speaker also belittles women in the poem because he wants to let those who are reading know that women are definitely not always what they seem. The poem insinuates that the speaker was a player in the woman’s game of love and had lost. By simply reading...
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  • The 20th Century Literature - 550 Words
    Global war is one of the defining features of twentieth-century experience, and the first global war is the subject of one of this period’s topics, “Representing the Great War.” Masses of dead bodies strewn upon the ground, plumes of poison gas drifting through the air, hundreds of miles of trenches infested with rats—these are but some of the indelible images that have come to be associated with World War I (1914-18). It was a war that unleashed death, loss, and suffering on an unprecedented...
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  • The Waste Land: a critical view
    The waste Land T.S.Eliot complcted ‘The Waste Land’ in the autumn of 1921, and with the constructive suggestions of Ezra Pound about the structure of the poem ,the present draft of the poem , which was published in 1922, has become a classic. It is also, more importantly, the symbol of a whole age, signifying a new kind of poetry and a poetic revolution in modern English Literature and culture. The poem is a masterpiece of innovative poetic design and embodies an entirely new and original...
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  • DH Lawrence 1885 1930Hardy And Yeats
    D.H. Lawrence (1885 – 1930) Hardy and Yeats belong to the upper classes; however, D.H. Lawrence is a working class poet and novelist. Both Hardy and D.H. Lawrence write outstanding novels and they are famous in both of the literary forms. Hardy depicts nature in terms of pessimism like William Butler Yeats and D.H. Lawrence portrays pessimism through the sexuality that stands for the blood for himself. In Freudian psychology, the snake symbolizes the male sexual power. However, in D.H....
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  • Modernism - 295 Words
    Modernism Notes What is Modernism? – a movement in art and literature beginning around WWI and lasting through the 30’s; about the beginning of WWII. What are the distinguishing characteristics of modernism? ➢ a radical shift away from the aesthetic and moral values of the 19th century ➢ an abandonment of classic form in favor of complex, obscure, and elite structure and allusions ➢ a persistent theme of disillusionment in society Who are the most prominent...
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  • A Critical Review: Vorticism - 1429 Words
    A Critical Review on an extract from Ezra Pound’s essay ‘Vorticism’ and its correlation to James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man When reading Pound’s essay ‘Vorticism’, it is clear that he was trying to emphasise the originality of the source from which forms of art came to an ‘artist’ who embodied vorticism in all it’s splendour. Joyce’s self-portraiture style novel A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, envisages ideas of vorticism throughout, which can be confirmed,...
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  • literature ques - 288 Words
    Modern Poetry Yeats 1. Yeats as a love poet. 2009*** 2. Use of symbols in Yeats’ poetry. 2008** 3. What romantic elements do you find in Yeats’ poems? 2007*** 4. What modern elements do you find in Yeats’ poems? 2009** Walt Whitman 5. Consider Whitman’s treatment of soul, self and body. 2007*** Or How does Whitman ‘song’ and ‘celebrate’ the self in his Song of Myself? 2008*** 6. How Whitman broke with the traditional verse forms and themes in his poetry? 2003, 2006, 2008*** 7....
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  • Eliot's "Preludes" and Ginsberg's "Sunflower Sutra"
    What are the main themes of T.S. Eliot’s ‘Preludes’? What aspects of the poem would you identify as modernist techniques? What does Eliot’s poem express about the condition of the human subject in early twentieth-century modernity? You need to substantiate your essay on a close reading and critical analysis of the poem. T.S Eliot’s ‘Preludes’ is a prominent modernist poem that vividly reflects his opinion about the impact of World War I’s traumatic experience, questioning at the same time...
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  • When You Are Old and Gray
    When you are old and gray and full of sleep And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true; But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face. And bending down beside the glowing bars, Murmur, a little sadly, how love fled And paced upon the mountains overhead, And...
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  • Exam - 23478 Words
    An Offprint from for Students Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Commonly Studied Epics Epics Epics for Students Project Editor David Galens Editorial Sara Constantakis, Elizabeth A. Cranston, Kristen A. Dorsch, Anne Marie Hacht, Madeline S. Harris, Arlene Johnson, Michelle Kazensky, Ira Mark Milne, Polly Rapp, Pam Revitzer, Mary Ruby, Kathy Sauer, Jennifer Smith, Daniel Toronto, Carol Ullmann Research Michelle Campbell, Nicodemus Ford, Sarah Genik, Tamara C. Nott,...
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  • Death of the hero - 1574 Words
    MONDAY, 29 DECEMBER 2008 Death of a Hero by Richard Aldington Death of a Hero was published in 1929 but despite the time lag is very much a product of the First World War, in which Aldington fought, was wounded, and became recognised as a war poet. Incidentally, the distinction of becoming acknowledged both as a novelist and as a poet is a rare one. One thinks of Emily Bronte, Thomas Hardy and Lawrence Durrell (with whom Aldington would conduct a famous literary correspondence later in life),...
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  • Adams Curse by William Butler Yeats
    “Adam’s Curse”
William Butler Yeats 
 William Yeats’ “Adam’s Curse” is a poem that addresses a profound truth of time. Any human accomplishment such as poetry, music, or physical beauty requires much labor and is appreciated by few. He says this through an emotional recollection of a conversation between himself, his lover and her friend. I believe the meaning of the work lays waiting like a net, waiting to catch the reader at surface level. The poem is simplistic in nature, which is quite...
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  • Sailing to Byzantium - 551 Words
    Sailing to Byzantium Poetry means many things to people all over the world. Poetry is an outlet or artistic and creative way of telling a story or expressing your emotions. It is something that does not require a lot of skill, but imagination and feeling. “Sailing to Byzantium” written by William Butler Yeats is a poem that speaks of the craving for something one cannot have and the immortality of people, art and intellect, and greatness. “Sailing to Byzantium” is a poem based on the theme...
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  • Wb yeats - 2571 Words
    WB YEATS A PERSONAL RESPONSE I thoroughly enjoyed studying the work of WB Yeats. He presents key themes and messages in the form of artistic and beautiful imagery. He deals with many important issues facing Ireland at the beginning of the 20th century, the search for oneself and death. A key theme in his work is the need to escape, to create a sanctuary where one can think clearly minus the materialism and grayness of the modern world, looking back and reflecting on the past. ‘The Lake...
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  • D. H. Lawrence (Snake, Tortoise Shout, Humming-Bird)
    D. H. LAWRENCE (1885 – 1930) Hardy and Yeats belong to the upper classes; however, D. H. Lawrence is a working class poet and novelist. Both Hardy and D.H. Lawrence write outstanding novels and they are famous in both of the literary forms. Hardy depicts nature in terms of pessimism like William Butler Yeats and D.H. Lawrence portrays pessimism through the sexuality that stands for the blood for himself. In Freudian psychology, the snake symbolizes the male sexual power. However, in D.H....
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  • Hel Essay - 393 Words
    History of English Literature Suggested Essay Topics 1. What role does the mead-hall play in Anglo-Saxon warrior culture? What is the proper relationship between a lord and his warriors? What examples can you find throughout Beowulf? 2. What is the role of women in the heroic culture of Beowulf? 3. Compare/contrast what constitutes a hero or the notion of heroism in the Old English and Middle English periods. Draw your examples from two texts: either Beowulf OR The Dream of the Rood 4....
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  • Education of Ee Cummings - 1816 Words
    Education of ee cummings Outline I.Introduction A.Cummings' life B.Introduction to Cummings' ideogram form C.5 Poems being analyzed D.Thesis Statement: Cummings utilizes unique syntax in these poems in order to convey messages visually as well as verbally. II.Poem analyses A.l(a 1.Theme - not sadness or loneliness, but oneness 2.Syntax a.instances of ‘1' in the poem b.shape...
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  • The Wasteland of Dublin - 416 Words
    Europe was enjoying a time of rapid growth of the economy and social life. They had thought that war was a thing of the past. Therefore World War I came as a shock to the unsuspecting, intellectual Europeans. It brought an end to the Romantic period of literature, full of mythological allusions and images of undying beauty, and brought on the Modernist era, a more realistic view of a bleak world. Works, such as T.S. Eliot’s The Wasteland and James Joyce’s The Dubliners, conveyed the messages of...
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  • Social Life - 1238 Words
    Social Life The aftermath of the Civil War made a mark on writers during the era. The occurrences and reconstruction of America had changed some writing to shift from realism to depicting social life in literature. The view of many writers focused on the effects of the war like death, sadness, and people confronted with poverty. This is followed up with the Great Depression and World War I. People saw war first hand in bombings, killing, murders, and voracity. A group of writers chose...
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  • The Song of Wandering Aengus - 757 Words
    The Song of Wandering Aengus (By: William Butler Yeats) This poem is written by William Butler Yeats, an Irish poet who embraced the idea of nationalism which states that one takes pride in his/her nation. W.B.Yeats is distinguished for his resistance to the English influence on Ireland at his time ,he has been classified as a poet of resistance. The 18th century - also known as the Victorian Age- was the time when England took control of Ireland and tried to smudge its culture and...
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  • Aphoristic style and rhetorical devices
    Aphoristic style- the use of sentances or phrases within a larger essay or speech (usually persuasive) that stand out as memorable statements (aphorisms) in themselves. What we obtain cheap, we esteem too lightly Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered These are times that try men's souls The harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph Through the flame of liberty may cease to shine, the coal can never expire. It matters not where you love, or what rank of life you...
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  • The Lake Isle of Innisfree - 1444 Words
    William Butler Yeats The Lake Isle of Innisfree “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” is a modernist poem published in Yeats’s second volume of poetry, entitled “The Rose” (1893) and, although simple in form and imagery, it has managed to earn its place as one of his great literary achievements and one of his most enduring. The poem represents a nostalgic description of a concrete, geographical place, the lake isle of Innisfree, which the...
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  • Similarities in Frost and Robinson Poetry
     Voices of a Real Nation “A little raw”, “great and beautiful simplicity of phrase” – that’s how American poets Ezra Pound and Amy Lowell have described the works of Robert Frost, one of the most widely read and bellowed American poet. American writer Edward Eggleston wrote, “you have given me a rare sensation: you have sent me a book that I can read…” His words he addressed to Edwin Robinson, another great American poet, tree times Pulitzer Prizes nominee. The reviews, mentioned above, have...
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  • Leda and the Swan - 271 Words
    Depictions of Leda and the Swan Leda felt a sudden blow, with the “great wings” of the swan still beating above her. (Yeats) Leda and the Swan is a story in art from Greek mythology. The story of Leda being raped and seduced by Zeus in the form of a swan has been retold in many ways. However, there are many similarities to this story. Peter Paul Ruben displayed a different idea in his painting from the idea in the poem written by William Butler Yeats. In “Leda and the Swan” there are many...
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  • English poetry in between two wars
    English poetry in between two wars Introduction: The years between the two world wars (1919-1939) witnessed prolific poetic activity. It was a period when tradition and innovation went side by side. In the direction of innovation we can find such groups as the Imagists, Symbolists, and Surrealists working, whereas we also find some traditionalists fighting a last-ditch battle against the forces of change. However, most of the poets of the age combined tradition and innovation; and even the...
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  • Lake Isle of Innisfree - an Overall Summary of Themes
    The Lake Isle of Innisfree – William Butler Yeats Original Text: “I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made; Nine bean rows will I have there, a hive for the honeybee, And live alone in the bee-loud glade. And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow, Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings; There midnight's all a-glimmer, and noon a purple glow, And evening full of the linnet's...
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  • The Waste Land Death by Water
    An interesting section of T.S. Eliot's "The Wasteland" is that headed "Death by Water," a section that has engendered some argument about its meaning and about whether or not the death of Phlebas is intended to be real or symbolic. The poem uses sound in an interesting way to draw ideas together and to create a musical lilt. In the first line, the repeated "f" sound carries over to the first word of line two, evoking the idea of death, the image of the sea, and a connection between the sea and...
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  • Research Paper on E.E. Cummings
    e.e. Cummings: The 20th Century’s Most Idiosyncratic Poet By: Sara Gilmore Poet Research Paper March 9, 2013 Mrs. Evans Although he was also a painter, he was mostly known for being a “painter with words.” Born into one of Boston’s most influential families, Edward Estlin Cummings’ (later known as e.e. Cummings) iconoclastic poetry acquired much attention from 20th century society. Encompassing over a total of 2,900 poems, four plays, essays, and two autobiographical novels,...
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  • An Analysis of Yeats and Updike - 1251 Words
    The poems, "The Wild Swans at Coole" and "The Great Scarf of Birds," unconsciously play off one another. Yeats and Updike paint similar pictures about similar topics. Although these poems consist of similar subjects, the authors' diction and details are at completely different ends of the poetry spectrum. William Butler Yeats' poem "The Wild Swans at Coole" tells of a man who, in the autumn, would visit this pool of water that was a resting place for a flock of swans. He visits them one...
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  • The Waste Land (3000 Words)
    "The Waste Land" is a modernist poem by T. S. Eliot caused a sensation when it was published in 1922. It is today the most widely translated and studied English-language poem of the twentieth century. This is perhaps surprising given the poem's length and its difficulty, but Eliot's vision of modern life as plagued by sordid impulses, widespread apathy, and pervasive soullessness packed a punch when readers first encountered it. Pound's influence on the final version of "The Waste Land" is...
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  • The Largest Feast May Not Cure Hunger
    The Largest Feast May Not Cure Hunger Ernest Hemingway discusses the theme of hunger throughout A moveable feast by exploring and describing the different types of hunger that he felt. He aims to explore this theme in the passage where he strolls with Hadley, and they stop to eat at the restaurant Michaud’s. Through repetition and use of unconventional detail and word choice, Hemingway shows that he has more than one type of hunger, and needs to differentiate between them. Hemingway strives...
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  • Personal Response William Butler Yeats
    “William Butler Yeats deals with an interesting variety of subjects and his poetry is full of powerful images and impressive descriptions. Discuss.” Submitted by Hollie McLaughlin. I very much enjoy reading the poetry of William Butler Yeats. What I like about the poetry is the multi-faceted man who emerges. In Inisfree he is the searching, restless 25 year old, looking to nature as a kind of redemptive force. In ‘September 1913’ he is the ardent political critic of the soul-destroying...
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  • Sailing to Byzantium Analysis - 1091 Words
    What is “Sailing to Byzantium” About? The poem “Sailing to Byzantium”, written by William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), is seemingly written about how time affects us, and how someone can become eternal to avoid its effects. As the poem was written in 1926, with Yeats at 61 years if age, the poem reflects his fears of aging and becoming obsolete, with the main theme being that of the mutual human/animal condition: We are born, we live and then we die. The narrator of this poem seeks a place where...
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  • William Butler Yeats - 3276 Words
    William Butler Yeats Dublin born poet William Butler Yeats is easily considered one of the greatest known poets of the twentieth century. He has been awarded the Nobel Prize for his uninhibited traditional reflections in his works within a world growing full of modern pieces, and his influences border around mythology, politics, spiritualism, and philosophy. These influences are what have pointed Yeats in the direction he has taken to writing, and it has had a significant impact on his poetic...
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  • In A Station Of The Metro - 631 Words
    “In a Station of the Metro” Analysis Ezra Pound was a master poet. During his career, Pound used imagist ideas and would write poems in such a clear and concise manner. Unlike most other poets, Pound left relatively no room for the reader to interoperate his poems in any other way other than how Pound’s intended it to be. A perfect example of Ezra Pound’s imagist techniques is his fourteen-word, two-line poem: “In a Station of the Metro.” At first glance, the reader may find the length of “In...
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  • The Poetic Style of e.e. Cummings
    The Poetic Style of e.e. Cummings “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are,” no one could say it better than Edward Estin Cummings, aka e.e. Cummings. Poet William Carlos Williams said that “Cumming’s means my language,” meaning that Williams enjoyed the way Cumming’s wrote poetry (Citation). It didn’t take long for Cumming’s to become “who he really was”. Cumming’s began writing poems at a very early age; this allowed him to develop a very unique style of writing poetry....
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  • Bones in the Waste Land English Literature
    Bones In The Waste Land English Literature Essay In the movie Spiderman 2 (2004), Peter Parker, aka Spiderman, gets in to a conversation with Dr. Otto Octavious, the scientist, who later morphs into the super villain Doc Ock. Dr. Octavious tells Peter about his fiancée, a literature student, when they met in college and how she attempted to learn science for his sake and how he tried to learn literature for hers. She was more successful and he less, as he explains to Peter, “She was studying...
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  • E.E.Cumming Essay - 1437 Words
    Insight into an Architect of Poetry Edward Estlin Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962) will forever be an inspiring architect of poetry. He has written 2,900 poems, two novels, four plays, and many essays; less known for his many drawings and paintings. He was raised in a well-educated home; his dad was a Harvard professor and he had an enliven mother. He attended Harvard University where he worked on the school newspaper wherein many of his poems were published. He graduated...
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  • British Invasion - 1617 Words
    Derek Roch Mr. Wood Accelerated English 11 11 February 2013 “Sailing to Byzantium” You are only young once. William Butler Yeats made the most of his youth, belonging to influential groups and leading literature revival attempts. He believed that once you were older, you start to depart from the real world. He was a magnificent poet, and in one of his most famous poems, this was a leading theme. W. B. Yeats powerful poem “Sailing to Byzantium” is often considered one of his best...
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  • Theme of Death in the Poetry of Dylan Thomas W.B. Yeats and T.S. Eliot.
    Theme of death in the poetry of Dylan Thomas W.B. Yeats and T.S. Eliot. Prepared by: Ifte Khairul Alam Batch: 37th Departent of English Stamford University Bangladesh All I know about death Can be said in one breath: It‘s tall and it‘s short And it shouldn‘t ought. (Dylan Thomas, 1937, Lycett 169) Death has been and always...
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  • The Road Not Taken - 514 Words
    “The Road Not Taken” 2 My criticism of “The Road Not Taken” There are a lot of people out in the world that have chosen the right and wrong paths in life and their catching the devil making it through those rough roads that they decided to go on. Just as Robert Frost, stated in his poem life is just like, “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both”. I connected with this poem, because of my own personal dealings with my decision making in life. When I started...
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  • As a Modern Poem - 6879 Words
    As a modern poem”The Wasteland” “Eliot’s Waste Land is I think the justification of the ‘movement,’ of our modern experiment, since 1900,” wrote Ezra Pound shortly after the poem was published in 1922. T.S. Eliot’s poem describes a mood of deep disillusionment stemming both from the collective experience of the first world war and from Eliot’s personal travails. Born in St. Louis, Eliot had studied at Harvard, the Sorbonne, and Oxford before moving to London, where he completed his doctoral...
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  • Leda and the Swan - 2204 Words
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