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  • Poem Terence Friend
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    A.E. Housman's "Terence, this is stupid stuff" is a poem that starts out as a friend of Terence talking to him, but it then shifts to Terence talking to his friends. Then shifts from a humorous tone to a more serious tone. It also shifts in setting, time, place, and idea. This poem demonstrates figurative language which is language employing figures of speech; language that cannot be taken literally or only literally. This poem also has several different poetic devices, which is a device that co...
  • Hartmann's Article On Japanese Poetry
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    Marshall Van Deus en Hartmann's poetry too was touched by the symbolist influence. In 1890, the year Merrill published Pastels in Prose, Hartmann published a broadside of seven short prose poems of his own, written from 1886 to 1889. Although these Poems show nothing like the inscrutable symbolist image or the packed Mallarm an syntax straining against the limits of language or Rimbaud's drglement of the senses, they do, in their melancholy tendency toward le re, their faint syn aesthetic effect...
  • Language In Hawk Roosting
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    Topic: The Jaguar, The Pike and Hawk Roosting by Ted Hughes Compare the three poems, their similarities and differences, their aim and intention. Describe their viewpoint and their style and language. Which one do you prefer and why Some of the poems similarities are quite subtle and you are only able to catch them if you reread the poems a couple of times. The most obvious one is that they are all about animals. Why is this Maybe Ted Hughes is comparing humans to these different animals, and wi...
  • Poetry In The Language Classroom
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    CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.0 Presentation From the very beginning of human species, literature existed side by side. Human life, in the form of human passions, feelings, loves, sufferings, and human history existed in the literatures. Human legends started with the very stone age, recorded in the stone scripts. It was a human need to communicate the past to the future generations. Poetry, as an art form, has been for many centuries praised, contemplated and has continued to affect man. Man has use...
  • Poem Into Familiar Language
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    Emily Dickinson's poems, "I" and "V ", are both three verses long and convey the irony and anguish of the world in different ways. By paraphrasing each of Dickinson's poems, "I" and "V ", similarities and differences between the two become apparent. Putting the poem into familiar language makes it easier to comprehend. "I" and "V " are easier to understand after they have been translated into everyday language. In main concept of the first verse of "I" is that success is valued most by those who...
  • Type Of Narrative Poem
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    The Jealous Husband That's my last Duchess painted on the wall, Looking as if she were alive. I call That piece a wonder, now: Fr'a Pandolf's hands Worked busily a day, and there she stands. 5 Will't please you sit and look at her? I said Fr'a Pandolf'; by design, for never read Strangers like you that pictured countenance, The depth and passion of its earnest glance, But to myself they turned (since none puts by 10 The curtain I have drawn for you, but I) And seemed as they would ask me, if the...
  • Barbara Adams The Themes Of Riding's Poetry
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    Laura (Riding) Jackson's poetry and criticism are intricately linked in their in query into the paradoxical nature of human expression and feeling. After "practicing" poetry from the early 1920's to 1938, she renounced poetry saying that its no longer served as a means of expressing the modern word / world. Poetry bears in itself the message that it is the destiny of human beings to speak the meaning of being, but it nurses it in itself as in a sacred apartness, not to be translated into the lan...
  • Supermarket With Some Letters
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    Harryette Mullen [S PeRM K T] is the word "supermarket" with some letters missing and asterisks replace the missing letters. The missing letters just happen to be U-A-R-E, so it's like "you are what you eat". This is a book about food, you know, and everything that's in the supermarket. This is... Trimmings is a kind of list poem about clothing and accessories, and each one of those poems is also about woman or the idea or representation of woman. And "Sperm kit", or "Supermarket", is sort of li...
  • Charles Reznikoff And The Holocaust
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    Marie Syrkin While he was still obdurately producing more Testimony I urged him to use the technique of law cases for another project-the Nazi extermination of European Jewry. Available were the records of the Nuremberg trials and other accounts. Remembering his moving "Kaddish", written in the thirties, and various later poems I hoped for a lyrical threnody. But Charles was committed to his system. He refused to use any material from numerous first-hand witness reports. Only the records of the ...
  • My Last Duchess And Porphyrias Lover
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    Porpheria's Lover vs. My Last Duchess by Daniel Vila The similarities between Robert Brownings two poems, My Last Duchess and Porphyrias Lover, are uncanny, as they can be compared in theme, plot, style, language, perspective and various other ways. The two poems make the same statement concerning men and love and men and their relationship with women. In both poems, the male narrator looks like a jelous, overbearing tyrant, and the woman a passive victim of circumstance. Neither poem makes men ...
  • Harrison's Poem
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    Tony Harrison is one of Britain's leading film and theatre poets. He has written for the National Theatre in London, the New York Metropolitan Opera and for the BBC and Channel 4 television. He was born in Leeds, in 1937 and was educated at Leeds Grammar School and Leeds University, where he read Classics and took a diploma in linguistics. Harrison's most vengeful and acclaimed poem 'V' was broadcast on channel 4 television in 1987 2 years after its original publication. 'V' is an extremely long...
  • Context Of The Poem
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    "Poetry exists to disrupt habitual perception". Discuss with reference to at least two poems, one of which has been studied in seminar, the other chosen by yourself. "Language must be investigated in all the variety of its functions. Before discussing the poetic function we must define its place among the other functions of language". (Jakobson linguistics and poetics / p 34). Jakobson based his theories upon language and what can effect it. Code - The language variety. Context - Where you would...

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