It is evening time in the Indian marketplace where the unknown girl is hennaing my hand. The theme of this poem expresses cultural identity and a sense of belonging. The phrase ‘an unknown girl is hennaing my hand’ is a
With silvery dew on sleeping lotus Sparkling in my gay hands; You put my flowers in the sun. 5 I danced to you at midday, With bright raintree blooms Flaming in my ardent arms; You dropped my blossoms in the
Throughout Wordsworth poems, “my heart leaps for joy and” I wandered as lonely as a cloud” he displays a very deep, spiritual and emotional connection with nature. The poems are focused on the natural beauty of the ‘rainbow’ and ‘daffodils’.
Sometimes simple and easy language can be the most effective to express complex ideas. Emily Dickinson uses plain words to great effect, such as in the poem, “The Brain – is wider than the Sky”. The poem compares and contrasts
Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.
Discuss how effectively the poet presents nature or time in this way. Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘Havisham’ is a monologue spoken by Charles Dickens’s character Miss Havisham from ‘Great Expectations’. Jilted by her scheming fiance, Havisham continues to wear her wedding
My analysis of Robert Frost’s poems, “The Road Not Taken” and “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Kim Rivera Introduction to American Literature 2010 Amy Sloan May 16, 2013 Robert Frost is a well-known poet from the twentieth
A Story by Li-Young Lee presents an affectionate relationship between a father and his son, both of them searching for the right words to say to one another. The father worries that he has exhausted his supply of interesting stories
He is modern India’s first poet to express his patriotism in poetry, the first to verbalise in verse the desire of the Indians for Freedom. Derozio’s poems demonstrate his eager desire to inspire the young Indians to struggle and strive
You may wish to explore the types of love, the effects of love and how the poets use language and structure. In Havisham and Sonnet 43 we are given a good idea of how two poets can have different opinions
The poem ‘Mid-Term Break’ by Seamus Heaney is a first person ballad concerning the death of a boy’s 4-year-old brother while he was away at boarding school, and the individual reactions of each of his family members towards the tragedy.
Wilde, an Irish poet from the Victorian era and very famous representative of Aestheticism, composed various fictions, plays and a lot of poetry. This short discourse deals with his “Sonnet on hearing the Dies Irae Sung in the Sistine Chapel.
Brower (1959) comments him that the whole account of poetic composition indicates clearly that Dryden sought for intellectual strength and rational precision in form. This indication is found as well in Mac Flecknoe. Dryden’s role as a poetic prophet to
Write a comparative essay in which you provide a close critical analysis of Lisa Combrinck ‘To the Reader and Eva Bezwoda’s ‘A Woman’s Hands’. You should discuss each poet’s treatment of themes relating to womanhood and the desire for freedom.
Does Macbeth reflect the Renaissance age and in what way? Yes, Macbeth and the Renaissance are linked through Macbeths’ pursuit of power within in the play. The pursuit of power through vile and bloody means was a big thing in
War is Kind In Stephen Cranes poem “War is Kind,” He uses repetition, tone and imagery, to communicate his theme: war is not kind, it is horrible. Repetition is the most prominent literary element used by the author. One of
These different ways of addressing this theme are partly because of their different styles of poetry. Keats is a Romantic poet, while Auden is more of the modern style. In these two poems we can see the marked differences between
“The Soldier” show how the poets manage to put across their message effectively. In World War 1 many young men were encouraged to become soldiers and fight for their country. The poems “Dulce et Decorum est” by Wilfred Owen and
Shall I compare you to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate:| You are more lovely and more constant:| Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,| Rough winds shake the beloved buds of May| And
The saying “spare the rod, spoil the child” is well-known. It means that children need to be punished for any wrong doing. Some people take it too far and think that it means they should hit their children whenever it
Explore how the Poet Creates the Scene in the Poem ‘In Romney Marsh’. This poem centres on the experiences of the poet in the place Romney Marsh. Right from the beginning, we can tell that this is not going to
Section A: Seen Poetry Instructions Choose any two of the following questions and answer them. Question 1 ‘An abandoned bundle’ by Oswald Mtshali The morning mist and chimney smoke of white City Jabavu flowed thick and yellow as pus oozing
The first person narrative poem ‘Father and child’ by Gwen Harwood, is structured in two sections each with seven stanzas and six lines. It focuses on an individuals revolt against authority and the consequences of such an action, as well
Like any other culture, ancient Arabs believed in demons, devils and the like, or at least they had stories about these things whether or not they believed those stories were true. Like everybody else they had their own mythology. Some
Tour Dutt was born on March 4, 1856 in Bengal and she died on August 30, 1877, in the prime of her youth, at 21. She is often called the Keats of the Indo-English literature for more than one reason
The poem that I will study is entitled the Land Of Cokaygne and it belongs to the “Kildare poems”. The Kildare poems are a group of sixteen poems written in an Irish dialect of Middle English and dated to the
Allan Poe, is an American poet, whose primary genre is gothic literature. Gothic literature is defined by a genre of literature that has a combination of primarily horror and romance. In Edgar Allan Poe’s famous poem, “The Raven” he portrays
Supporting Transcendentalism In the movie Dead Poet Society the high school students at Welton Academy have a teacher named Mr. Keating. Mr. Keating teaches the boys in his class how to live a life with transcendental values. By doing this,
The title of the poem itself is a clear indication of what follows (“pied” meaning ‘of more than one colour’), a celebration of imperfection; of diversity. The poem opens with the poet praising and thanking God for spotted or dappled
Leaders of conflict guide others into battle showing them that their best ideas may result in disastrous actions being made. In The Charge of the Light Brigade Alfred Tennyson reflects on the consequences of war for the whole of the