Relationship with His Father
My Father Thought It: Armitage’s Childhood and Relationship with His Father BY nour300 The poet narrates a true experience with his own father from when he was a teenager. In the final stanza the poet looks back, aged twenty nine’. … Continued
Her Kind by Anne Sexton
Theme: All humans at some point in life feel ostracized by society which can lead to a life of solitude and loneliness in a frantic search for our identity. Discussion Question: Do you believe that female oppression is still an … Continued
Dulce et Decorum Est
“Dulce et Decorum est” Summary and analysis for “Dulce et Decorum est” Summary The boys are bent over like old beggars carrying sacks, and they curse and cough through the mud until the “haunting flares” tell them it is time … Continued
the Hand That Signed the Paper Analysis
”Autobiographical Essar Humans are not born knowing what is right and what is wrong, we learn these things through our experiences and our mistakes. Though these mistakes could be as simple as spilling a glass of milk, we still learn … Continued
The Raven vs. The First Snowfall
The Raven vs. The First Snowfall During the time period of Romanticism, many great poets emerged. Two of the best poets during this time period included Edgar Allen Poe and James Russell Lowell. Throughout these poet’s lives, they suffered many … Continued
Aristotle’s Element of Tragedy
Aristotle presents the element of tragedy as more then the textbook definition; an event resulting in great loss and misfortune, but describes how it is an art that can enhance all types of poetry. He defines tragedy as being an … Continued
Tony Harrison and the Language of Authority
Don Paterson Tony Harrison and the Language of Authority ‘And so it seemed to me then that the greatest gift I could acquire for myself was the gift of articulation, the treasure of eloquence, the power over words, the power … Continued
Summary of 3 Poems
This is a summary of three poems that I have studied for the Junior Certificate. The first one that I have studied is ‘Shall I Compare Thee? a sonnet written by William Shakespeare. It is number 18 of 154 sonnets … Continued
Time by Allen Curnow
TIME Allen Curnow Allen Curnow is New Zealand’s most important poet. He believed in living literature. He once said, “You can’t write literature, you can’t paint art”. First published in 1977, ‘Time’ reflects nature and life in New Zealand. Some … Continued
Comparitive Essy
Comparative Essay Write a comparative analysis of ‘An old man’s winter night’ by Robert Frost and ‘Lore’ by R. S. Thomas. Highlight each poet’s distinct attitude towards old age. Comment on the style through which the poets express how they … Continued
Anthem for Doomed Youth Commentary Response
Qn: In todays global environment, why are eco-effciency and eco-effectiveness important to organizations In recent years, much emphasis has been put on the importance of eco-effciency and eco-effectiveness due to raising concern of global warming and the environment in general. … Continued
Analysis of the Raven
The Raven “The Raven” is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in January 1845. It is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, andsupernatural atmosphere. It tells of a talking raven’s mysterious visit to a … Continued
Explication Sadie and Maud
Stephney Keller S. Baker Eng. 1302. 341 09/20/2010 My Window of Sadie and Maud This poem dramatizes the conflict between social acceptance and true happiness, specifically with its ironic depiction of the lives of two sisters. The theme of this … Continued
Thanksgiving Prayer
Conversely, this made it hard for some readers to understand his work because many of his poems did not act in agreement with the onventional combinatorial rules that produce typical English. In, E. E. Cummings poem “l thank you God … Continued
Dressed All in Pink
Literary Ballad A literary ballad is a poem written by a specific author. These ballads are not set to music. An example of a literary ballad would be Dudley Randall’s ballad “Dressed All In Pink” Dressed All In Pink by … Continued
Compare the Different Views of War in the Poem
Compare the Different Views of War in the Poems ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ by Wilfred Owen and ‘the Man He Killed’ by Thomas Hardy BY Rye4815 In this essay I will be comparing the two poems, ‘The Man He Killed’ … Continued
El Dorado
Mixed Races and Cultural Groups: Should We Be As One or Separate? Sherdava Lopez-Sandoval ENG122 English Composition Christy Spindler March 5, 2013 Mixed Races and Cultural Groups: Should We Be As One or Separate? No matter where we are today, … Continued
Sonnet 55
The persona commences the sonnet with lines: “Not marble, nor the glided monuments/ Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme”. These two lines immediately funnel the reader towards the theme of the poem as the persona ymbolically compares the monuments … Continued
Aristotle’s Element of Tragedy
Aristotle presents the element of tragedy as more then the textbook definition; an event resulting in great loss and misfortune, but describes how it is an art that can enhance all types of poetry. He defines tragedy as being an … Continued
Poetry
Love Poem Analysis: Linda Pastan is an American poet of Jewish background. She was born in New York on May 27, 1932. Today, she lives in Potomac, Maryland with her husband Ira Pastan, an accomplished physician and researcher. She is … Continued
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The epic of Gilgamesh is story of love, meaning, companionship, the search for immortality and what it means to be human. Consequently, it is not only an epic story that conveys the beliefs and philosophies of the Mesopotamian civilization and … Continued
The City Planners’ and ‘the Planners
In ‘The City Planners’ by Margaret Atwood and ‘The Planners’ by Boey Kim Cheng, both poet uses the structure of the poem and language techniques to form the difference between the place itself and its identity. The uniformity between these … Continued
Forbidding Mourning’ by John Donne
The principal theme of the poem is that lovers remain united even when they are physically separated. Donne proves his idea by argument, conceits, passion, and thought. It is believed that Donne left for France in 1611. He gave this … Continued
Blessing
Blessing is a poem by Imtiaz Dharker and is set in a village in Pakistan. This is a descriptive poem, which uses imagery to illustrate sights and sounds, and creates an atmosphere of frantic joy. The poem also consists of … Continued
Luscios Imagery
Analysis by Usama Ehsan The poem “An Apple-Gathering” by Christina Rossetti because is powerful and moving. This poem is about the narrator, who, after plucking blossoms from the apple tree, is surprised to find no apples there. The first quartet … Continued
On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer
General Comments Keats was so moved by the power and aliveness of Chapman’s translation of Homer that he wrote this sonnet–after spending all night reading Homer with a friend. The poem expresses the intensity of Keats’s experience; it also reveals … Continued