• Comparing Two Poems Distant Future
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    Topic: compare and contrast the two poems. The two poems Package for the Distant Future and The Song of the Whale differs mainly in their subject matter and the way they evoke different feelings and images and also the style and presentation of the poem. Coincidently both poems contain the themes of death and caring for the environment, which the writers feel strongly about. The poem Package of the Distant Future tells the story of a person who finds a time capsule from a previous civilisation. ...
  • Subjects For Other Conversations
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    Categorized Poems from Subjects for other Conversations In John Stigall's book, Subjects for Other Conversations, all of the thirty-seven poems can be placed into one of five different categories. These categories include sadness, racism, happiness, sex, and religion. Sadness, the first category, includes ten of the thirty seven poems. These poems express hate, anger, and depression about many things in life, from growing old to losing a child. These poems are "Poem on Turning Forty,"Poem on Tur...
  • Trench Poetry And Recruiting Poetry
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    In 1914 the press started to publish war poems again. During the Boer War poems had been printed to encourage recruiting or to inform the public about how the war was progressing. A lot of the early poems at the start of the First World War werent very well written. There was a lack of recruitment later on in the war and so recruitment poems started to be printed again. These were to help encourage men to sign up. Many of these poems were successful and more people signed up to fight, with the i...
  • Elisabeth And Other Poems
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    A Review of Elisabeth and Other Poems Elisabeth and Other Poems reflects the many aspects of life, including relationships with family members and other loved ones, religion, and hardships of growing up. Many of these poems explore difficult experiences, such as a battle with Cancer, as well as the sentiments of being a minority in a fairly un accepting society. These poems allow the reader to experience life through the author s perspective and feel his passions and emotions through each of his...
  • Emily Dickinson Death Poems Bryant
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    The Poetry of William Cullen Bryant and Emily Dickinson: The Theme of Death Many poems are written about death. The two poets William Cullen Bryant and Emily Dickinson were very influential transcendental writers. Bryant writing Thanatopsis And Emily Dickinson's 'Because I Could Not Stop for Death' are basically more alike then than they are similar for the fact that there views on Death are the same, but what happens to you after is what is, althoughDickinsons and Bryants poems are very differe...
  • Emily Dickinson Poems Family Writing
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    Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst Massachusetts. She had a younger sister named Lavina and an older brother named Austin. Her mother Emily Norcross Dickinson, was largely dependent on her family and was seen by Emily as a poor mother. Her father was lawyer, Congressman, and the Treasurer for Amherst College. Unlike her mother, Emily loved and admired her father. Since the family was not emotional, they lived a quiet secure life. They rarely shared their problems with one ...
  • Solitary Reaper Poems Wordsworth Moon
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    Through my knowledge of Wordsworth s poetry I understand what he has written and the hidden messages he has encrypted into his poetry. It is remarkable on how he structured his poems, what language, what inspirations and themes he wrote about. In The Solitary Reaper and Strange Fits Of Passion I Have Know Wordsworth has combined the feelings and emotion of the human body and mind into a themes that runs through the veins of all or most of his poems, NATURE, and his sister LUCY. By having the poe...
  • Stop For Death Poems Narrator Died
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    Emily Dickinson wrote many poems in her lifetime. She writes two of my favorite poems. They are: "I heard a Fly buzz when I died" and "Because I could not stop for Death." They both have similarities and differences from each other. There are similarities in these two poems such as the theme and the observentness of the narrator. Both of the poems themes involve death. In "I heard a Fly buzz when I died", the poet writes, " And then the Windows failed - and then I could not see to see- ", which ...
  • View Of Puritans Through Anna Bradstreet
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    View of Puritans through Anna Bradstreet By One can learn the culture of early Puritans by reading the poems by Anna Bradstreet, one the many famous authors at her time. In her poems Anna described the position of a women in Puritan family. In specific she talk about how their position, duties, and religion affected them and how it made them feel. In Anna poems you clearly see that, she very much believes in God " My soul, rejoice thou in thy God" quote from the poem " My soul Rejoice Thou thy G...
  • Chicago Poems Review Sandburg Poem Time
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    While reading the Chicago Poems by Carl Sandburg I got the feeling as though I was in the early 1920's. I was able to know what life was like back then and how the people of the time felt about the events that were going on around them. He wrote what he was experiencing during the First World War and how death was realized by this generation for the first time. This work was quite efficient in doing what it needed to do. It is difficult for a poet to convey a single message in a collection of p...
  • Maya Angelou Poems Hughes Poem
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    This past week I attended the play, "Revolution: A Song of Black Freedom" and I was very impressed on how it played out. The words of this play were written by Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou. This play displayed a lot of the different poems that were written by Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes. I thought it was a very good tribute to the lives of Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou. It showed how they used their gift of writing to help and encourage African American people back in mid 1900's. Thi...
  • Passionate Shepherd To His Love Poems Nymph Thy
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    There are many poems that are considered to be companion poems. Companion poems are two separate poems that are similar. Usually they are about the same experience or experiences, and are also usually written in the same form. Two of the most famous companion poems are "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe, and " The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" by Sir Walter Raleigh. These two poems are perfect companions. Both " The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" and "The Nymph's Re...
  • War Poetry Beach Burial
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    Poetry Assignment War Poetry popular theme for poets in the last century was war. Many famous poems were written about the two world wars, as well as the Korean and Vietnam wars. For my report I have chosen six poems, three by Wilfred Owen and three by Australian poets. 'Anthem for Doomed Youth', 'The Send Off' and 'Insensibility (1) ' were written by Owen during the first world war to express his anti-war attitude. 'Beach Burial' by Kenneth Slessor, 'Homecoming' by Bruce Dawe and 'Letter XV' by...
  • Emily Dickinson 2 Poems That She Wrote
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    Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts. She died in the same place on May 15, 1886. Today people know her as a fascinating, talented writer. Most of the pieces Emily wrote were poems. Emily was a very isolated individual. She rarely ever got out or had any contact with anybody outside of her home. Along with writing her poems she wrote letters to the people that she did have contact with. In the letters that she would write there would be poems somewhere within ...
  • William Blake The Tiger And The Lamb
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    Many poems written by the same author often have similar themes. The authors usually believe in something very strongly and their poems usually reflect such a nature. Sometimes poets reflect aspects of their personal life in their poems. In the poems "The Lamb" and "The Tiger", by William Blake, the poet discusses similar themes in both. In the poem "The Lamb", I interpret that William Blake discusses many points questioning creation and religion. He describes the lamb as being an object of inn...
  • Death Emily Dickinson
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    Many poems are written about death. The two poets William Cullen Bryant and Emily Dickinson were very influential trancendental writers. Bryant writing Thanatopsis And Emily Dickinson's "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" are basically more alike then than they are similar for the fact that there views on Death are the same, but what happens to you after is what is di similiar, although Dickinsons and Bryants poems are very different as seen in specific detail. As in both poems death is present...
  • Cavalier And Metaphysical Poetry's Similarities And Differences
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    The seventeenth century lyric poems, such as Robert Herricks Cavalier poem Counsel to Girls, and Andrew Marvells metaphysical poem To His Coy Mistress are similar in many ways; yet also contrast in some aspects. These poems of love and life can be summarized in the quote, Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still afyling from Counsel to Girls. This quote embodies the theme of Carpe Diem shared in these poems. Robert Herricks Counsel to Girls is a Cavalier poem written in the seventeenth...
  • Anne Bradstreet Tenth Muse
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    Andrea Domingo's Anne Bradstreet went through many things in her life and was also one of the greatest poets of the 17 th century and one of the first poets to wire an English verse in the American colonies. Anne Bradstreet was the first American woman to speak about individual feelings in Puritan society that believed the purpose of writting should be moral instruction. Anne Bradstreet was the daughter of Thomas Dudley and Dorothy Yorke. She was borned in Northamptonshire, England in 1612. Thom...
  • Comparison Of Thanatopsis And The Cross Of Snow
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    Romantic writers find beauty and authenticity in the supernatural realm. William Cullen Bryant and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow provide excellent samples of works of Romantic poetry with their poems, "Thanatopsis" and "The Cross of Snow." In "Thanatopsis," Bryant attempts to describe the ways in which life after death is superior to life on Earth. In Longfellow's poem, he mourns the lost of his wife. Although both poems treat the subject of death as the main idea, they convey differences and simil...
  • Similes And Imagery Gibran Love Poems
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    In the poems "On Love" and "On Marriage," from the best-selling book, The Prophet, the author, Kahlil Gibran, uses different links to connect his poems. In the poems "On Love" and "On Marriage," Kahlil Gibran uses the links of personification, similes and imagery. Personification is a very significant link in these two poems. The link of personification is used effectively in both of Kahlil Gibran's poems. In the poem "On Love," Gibran focuses on the aspect of love and using it to explain his op...