• Stanza The Poet One Choice Frost
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    Explication: The Road Not Taken "The Road Not Taken" is a poem written by Robert Frost. In his poem Frost describes a traveler's choice between two roads and how this choice effects his life later. In the first stanza the poet gives the reader the image of 2 paths in the woods. This represents a choice. The poet has a tone of sorrow when he writes .".. and sorry I could not travel both... ." the poet describes the character in the poem as one traveler, suggesting that he is alone. The poet desc...
  • Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
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    The Fight Against Death (An analysis of 'Do not go Gentle into that Good Night') 'Do not go Gentle into that Good Night' is written in lyric style. The poem is written by Dylan Thomas who is expressing his thought's and experiences of death. The title disclosed the poet's thoughts about death and the importance of fighting to live life to the fullest. The poem speaks of different views of death from different people who all demonstrated one common struggle to hold on to life. The poem is fairly...
  • Essay On Keys Ode On A Grecian Urn
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    Ode on a Grecian Urn An essay by Maynard Paul. 1121 words. In this essay I will start by offering some formal observations on Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn" and then move on to discuss the central themes and how they are presented as opposites. Metrics. The poem is comprised of five stanzas of ten lines of iambic pentameter. The meter is regular, but as is more the norm than the exception, there are deviations e. g. line three is hypercatalectic containing an extra syllable at the end. The poem ...
  • Diverse Cultures Benjamin Zephaniah
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    In this essay I will be comparing the work of two poets Benjamin Zephaniah and Robert Lowell to show the different ways that their cultures influence the ways they express their views of the world. The poems that I have chosen are "Kill them Before Ramadan" by Benjamin Zephaniah, "For Union Dead" by Robert Lowell and "London Breed" also by Benjamin Zephaniah. Two poems "Kill them Before Ramadan" and For Union Dead" are critical of the degeneration of morals in America today. As both of the poems...