• Langton Hughes Comparison Of Two Poems
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    In today's modern view, poetry has become more than just paragraphs that rhyme at the end of each sentence. If the reader has an open mind and the ability to read in between the lines, they discover more than they have bargained for. Some poems might have stories of suffering or abuse, while others contain happy times and great joy. Regardless of what the poems contains, all poems display an expression. That very moment when the writer begins his mental journey with that pen and paper is where ...
  • R Frost Poems Woods Life
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    From the later 1800's to the middle 1900's, Robert Frost gave the world a window to view the world through poetry. He has explored many different aspects of writing. Giving us poems that define hope and happiness to poems of pure morbid characteristics; all of Robert Frost's poems explain the nature of living. But why does Frost take two totally different views in his poems Is it because of his basic temperament or could it be that his attitude towards life changed in his later years Throughout ...
  • Influences On Emily Dickinson's Life
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    The influences on Emily Dickinsons writings were friendship, nature, religion, and mostly her own life and experiences. Dickinson is known for being one of Americas greatest poets. Her poetry reflects her own life and gives an intimate recollection of her own inspirational moments. (g 3) Most of her poetry was never meant to be published but since it was, she became very well known for it. Dickinson did not have contact with very many people in her life, but the ones she did see a lot had a grea...
  • Comparing Two Poems Mother To Son
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    Comparing Two Poems The comparison between two poems are best analyzed through the form and meaning of the pieces. "Mother to Son" and "Harlem (A Dream Deferred) " both written by the profound poet Langston Hughes, depicts many similarities and differences between the poems. Between these two poems the reader can identify his flow of writing through analyzing the form and meaning of each line. Form and meaning are what readers need to analyze to understand the poem that they are evaluating. In ...
  • Target For Disgust Crosby Poems Caresse
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    [Cary Nelson's footnote for Crosby in Repression and Recovery suggested that his writing may have been more various than had been heretofore recognized. As he states: "Although Crosby is now almost exclusively identified with an apolitical experimental modernism, his identity was more contested during his life. His radical rejection of conventional American values, for example, gave his work definite appeal on the left. See those of his poems anthologized in Ralph Cheney and Jack Conroy, eds. U...
  • Poems Quaint Honor
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    Poems In Andrew Marvell's poem, "To His Coy Mistress," Marvell starts out by saying how much he loves this girl that even time is not a matter, but halfway through he switches and starts to say that time is nearing and that basically if we do not do the deed now, then, "And your quaint honor turn to dust, And into ashes all my lust:" (29-30) In Ben Jonson's poem, "To Celia," Jonson begins by laying his game on thick and saying that we need to make love, but halfway through he changes his ways an...
  • Writing Poetry Poems Words
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    I've only recently discovered how relaxing and soothing the art of poetry can be. Before, I looked at the flowing words and expressive lines of poetry with scorn. How could people become so utterly in love with such an odd type of writing? What was the point of learning about the different structures of haik us and sonnets? All I knew was how difficult the poetry section of my English class was going to be. However, after writing these twenty poems, my outlook as changed completely. When I sat i...
  • Emily Dickinson 2 Poems Poetry Wrote
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    Emily Dickinson was ahead of her time in the way she wrote her poems. The poems she wrote had much more intelligence and background that the common person could comprehend and understand. People of all ages and critics loved her writings and their meanings, but disliked her original, bold style. Many critics restyled her poetry to their liking and are often so popular are put in books alongside Dickinson s original poetry (Tate 1). She mainly wrote on nature. She also wrote about domestic activ...
  • Harwood Poetry Anne Jennings
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    Poems, although they can be appreciated individually, are better understood if the reader sees them in the context of the poet s other works. One such poem that benefits from being approached in this way is Mother Who Gave Me Life. Mother is one of several poems Harwood wrote about motherhood and the role of women in society. The title and first line of Mother centralised the role of women and implies that giving life is not a brief moment of experience, but a life-time of nurturing, care, influ...
  • Ogden Nash Poems Lines Light
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    Ogden Nash was a poet that used nonsensical and humorous verse to draw people into reading his poems. Then, he would slip in insightful poems that speak a lot about life. His light verse even earned him a place on a postage stamp. His poems contain uneven lines that all rhyme, and he even made up spellings to words to achieve the best effect. Frederick Ogden Nash was born August 19, 1902, in New York. His family thought that education was very important, and this was the basis for his love of la...
  • The Passionate Shepherd Poems
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    The poems "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" (Marlowe), "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" (Raleigh), and "Song" (Lewis) all focus on the same basic plot and characters but vary considerably in point of view and theme. This difference comes primarily through the difference in the poems's peckers. A poor shepherd is the voice of both "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," and "Song." However, the shepherds of the two poems feature almost opposite attitudes. The shepherd in "The Passionate She...
  • Themes And Settings In New Foundland And Ice Floes
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    E. J. Pratt: Themes and Settings in "NewFoundland" and "Ice Floes"E. J. Pratt is a poet who is especially well known for his narrative poems, which are in the nature of epic tales that are told about man's battle with nature, and his experiences at sea and other Canadian stories [Froese, n. d. ]. His poems may be divided into two categories, the longer epic narrative poems which have drawn more public attention and the shorter variety. The poem "Ice floes" is an example of the former, while the...
  • Robert Frost Nature Poems Gold
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    Natures Theme "Nature is always hinting at us. It hints over and over again. And suddenly we take the hint." This quote was taken from Robert Frost and demonstrates his feelings toward nature. Robert Frost is a well known American poet who draws on nature as the subject of his poems. There are three main things that account for Robert Frost's poetry. In his poems, he uses familiar subjects, like nature, people doing everyday things and simple language to express his thoughts. His poems might be...
  • Death Personas Attitude
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    Auer 1 Paul Auer English Final draft 10-30-00 Death is Good Emily Dickinson is a writer well known for her poems on death. Her poems Safe in their Alabaster Chambers and Because I could not stop for Death are two of her more famous poems. The personas attitude in both of these poems is very similar. In the poem Safe in their Alabaster Chambers the personas attitude toward death is peaceful. The peaceful attitude is evident in the first few lines, Safe in their Alabaster Chambers- / Untouched by...
  • The Beowulf Syndrome And Ozymandias
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    Curtis Rockwell 10/02/03 Essay English The two poems, "The Beowulf Syndrome" by Cynthia Cheung and "Ozymandias" are two great pieces of work. The Beowulf Syndrome and Ozymandias can by compared in many ways. You can compare literary elements and techniques used in both poems. The Beowulf Syndrome is written in paragraphs of four. In this poem Cynthia tells about the novel Beowulf. In the beginning of the poem she write "specks of sand under darkened sky" this is a metaphor in which sand is reall...
  • Happened Poems Experiences Showing
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    Phillis Wheatly was one of the most known poets of her day. She was kidnapped when she was seven years old, and brought to America, where she started her writings. The first time she got her writings published, she got 31 of her poems on various moral and religious ideas out to the readers. She is known as ignoring the black experiences in her writings showing nothing to tell about her experiences and the unfairness growing up as a slave. Most writers could not get over their experiences when ch...
  • Christ At Gallipoli War Hero Poems
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    Darren Keating 1. 0 Introduction 1. 0 This proposal is written to be aired on teh ABC program Our World in verse. The proposal is based on poetry of war. 2. 0 Aim of this report 2. 0 This report promotes the filming of two poems that suggest that war is a waste of life. The first poem, The Hero, written by American Poet, Sieg reid Sassoon, tells the story of a mother mourning over her son who died at war. The second poem, Christ at Gallipoli is written by Australian Poet Geoff Page. 3. 0 Subjec...
  • The Donne Rising Poems Metaphysical Meaning
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    The passionate, involved, intellectually wide-ranging poems of this period have delighted, puzzled and alienated readers, both in their own times and later. One contemporary commentator observed wryly that those who could work out the meaning were considered intellectuals themselves: 'We are thought wits, when 'tis understood. TM In the next century Samuel Johnson coined the term 'metaphysical poets TM to represent the combination of physicality, philosophy and ingenuity which characterise the p...
  • Playing With Poetry Iambic Pentameter
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    Frost & Dickinson Playing with Poetry Robert Frost has conflicting views on Emily Dickinson. He loved her "technical irregularities," but often felt they were careless. He thought she gave up too easily and did not try hard enough to make her poetry an art form. He disliked that her meter was not always consistent and that many of her poems used near rhyme (a form of rhyme in which the sounds are almost, but not exactly alike). Though he disliked what she did, he respected Dickinson greatly for...
  • About Stanley Kunitz Jay
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    Jay Paring Kunitz was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he grew up; he studied at Harvard College, receiving a BA in 1926 and an MA in 1927. He then moved to New York, taking a job with the H. W. Wilson company as an editor of the Wilson Library Bulletin; he also began at this time the work of collaboration with Howard Hay craft on four important biographical dictionaries of English and American authors. His first book of poems, Intellectual Things (1930) was barely recognized, and Kunitz...