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  • To Marguerite By Matthew Arnold
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    One of the most noted English poets of the 19th Century (Victorian era) is Matthew Arnold (1822-1888). Arnold's style of writing consists of writing exactly how he feels, rather than writing about what the readers want to hear. Analyzing Arnold's works shows a sorrowful, serious, and desolate mood throughout his writings. Literary elements such as imagery, setting, irony, allusion, and repetition are used to create the lonesome and pessimistic moods of three of Arnold's poems: Requiescat (1853),...
  • Raven And The Death Of Lenore
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    The Raven Poets can use many different devices to get their point across. Creating the melancholic tone in Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Raven' Poe uses many devices to introvert the effect of the crisis of hell; this is unusually moving and somewhat attractive to the reader. Of all melancholy topics, Poe wish to use the one that was universally understood, death, specifically death involving a beautiful woman. He doesn't stop using poetic devices throughout the writing especially when he is trying to ...
  • Raven And The Death Of Lenore
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    The Meanings of the Raven Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" employs a raven itself as a symbol of the torture, mainly the self-inflicted torture, of the narrator over his lost love, Lenore. The raven, it can be argued, is possibly a figment of the imagination of the narrator, obviously distraught over the death of Lenore. The narrator claims in the first stanza that he is weak and weary (731). He is almost napping as he hears the rapping at the door, which could quite possibly make the sound somethi...
  • Narrator's Position In Society In Order
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    Jeff Lang 5/10/00 Mr. RobertsLacanian Psychoanalysis and 'Surfacing " The theories of Jacques Lacan give explanation and intention to the narrator's actions throughout the novel "Surfacing". Although Margaret Atwood may not have had any knowledge of the French psychoanalyst's philosophies, I feel that both were making inferences on behavior and psychology and that the two undeniably synchronize with each other. I will first identify the complex philosophies of Jacques Lacan and then demonstrate ...
  • State In A Deep And Dark December
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    I am a rock When reading or listening to poetry, the main objective for me is to feel moved. Happiness, longing, sadness are some of the feelings that can be achieved just by listening to others' words. It is within these words that creates another world, or separates us from our own. Words all have a certain kind of attachment to them, so if used properly an author can stimulate a reader beyond belief. Simon and Garfunkel were just those kinds of poets. Their words were able to stimulate an emo...
  • Existence Of Other People
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    Although it's not a lengthy poem, the few words and their layout in 'Keeping Things Whole'; certainly possess great significance. This poem is centered on the idea that the narrator's life is lacking purpose. In exploring the meaning of his existence, he determined that his reason for living was to keep moving so that people's lives were only temporarily interrupted. Strand's technique of splitting up his sentences helps emphasize certain phrases and ideas. When I read poetry I naturally pause f...
  • Reader The Same Feeling The Narrator
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    The Crossing In Cormac McCarthy's novel The Crossing, there is a dramatic sequence described by the narrator. The author uses many different techniques to convey the impact of the experience on the narrator. Some of these such techniques are: repetition, diction, and simile. Of the aforementioned techniques, the most obvious is repetition. The author uses the word 'and'; a total of thirty-three times. However, the simple usage of the word is not what is to be noticed. It is the placement of the ...
  • Narrator's Class
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    This poem talks about an astronomer lecturing the narrator's class. The narrator! SS [becomes] tired and sick!" implying he is bored by the class and dazes off to his fantasy. While he thinks the class is boring, the audiences give the astronomer much applause in the lecture-room. Whitman uses repetition, starting the first four lines with! SS when!" to emphasize how boring the class is. This also shows an orderly and tensed feeling and is elaborated through his choice of words. He uses words su...

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