• Emily Dickinson One Poem Poetry
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    IAn outsider looking at the poetry of the United States sees mainly Walt Whitman's beard, with the sombre mask of Edgar Allan Poe looming immediately beyond it. He will be as familiar with both of these figures as though they were Europeans, compatriots even. I believe I have seen a Dutch translation of Leaves of Grass, while decades ago all declaimers made the raven caw, often in a typical Dutch idiom resembling poetry, as was acceptable at the time. If this outsider were to visit the local pub...
  • Love In Victorian Writing
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    The Victorian period was one of dramatic social and technological change where the City and industrialisation rapidly engulfed the space that was once occupied by countryside and beautiful scenery. Yet, it was common among Victorian writers to associate love and romance with nature and the countryside, such as Thomas Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes, Elizabeth Gaskell's Cousin Phillis, Robert Browning's love poetry in Men and Women, and in some of Tennyson's poetry also. "Much of Browning's verse in ...
  • The Influence Of Personal Experiences In Emily Dickinson's Poetry
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    The Influence of Personal Experiences In Emily Dickinson's Poetry None of Emily Dickinson's readers has met the woman who lived and died in Amherst, Massachusetts more than a century ago, yet most of those same readers feel as if they know her closely. Her reclusive life made understanding her quite difficult. However, taking a close look at her verses, one can learn a great deal about this remarkable woman. The poetry of Emily Dickinson delves deep into her mind, exposing her personal experienc...
  • Discuss John Donne's Religious Poetry
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    Donne's overall work consisted largely of Love Poetry such as The Sunne Rising and Religious Poetry such as Good Friday 1613. Riding Westward. These two poems also consist of various techniques that are also utilised in other works of Donne. Through these recurring techniques and constant themes of love and religiousness seen in Donne's body of work, we see how the poems The Sunne Rising and Good Friday 1613. Riding Westward are representative of Donne's overall. Personal tone is used in Donne'...