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  • Poem Package Of The 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. ...
  • Religious Love Poem In The Indian Religion
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    Analysis and Comparison of Gita Govinda and Song of Solomon Gita Govinda is a religious love poem in the Indian religion. The poem consists of mainly two characters, Krishna and Radha, who are estranged lovers. Towards the end of the poem, however, they are reunited, giving accounts of how they feel about each other along the way. The Song of Solomon from the Bible is a religious poem in the Catholic religion. There aren't any names given in the poem, but it seems very clear that there are two p...
  • Shaman Poems
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    Michael Yu Chinese Literature 471 Professor Rolston 10.16. 00 Ancient Chinese Poems: The Shijing and The Chuci Two of the most important collections of poems in the long history of Chinese literature are the Shijing (Book of Odes) and the Chuci (Songs of Chu). The Shijing is the oldest collection of Chinese poetry; it dates from the 10th through 7th centuries B.C., during the Zhou Dynasty, and Northern Chinese feudal nobility are thought to have authored most of the works. The poetry of the Shij...
  • Protest Songs And Poems
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    Protest Songs Essay Over the years, there have always been songs, and things to protest about. And what do you get when you put them together You get... Protest Songs!! Protest songs have been around for almost for ever, song artists used and still use their music to voice their opinion against things, therefore making it a form of protest. I am going to compare and contrast a poem from the Great Depression by Langston Hughes, and a modern song by Cake. Let me start by describing the protest poe...
  • Lamb William Blake Summary The Poem
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    The Lamb - William Blake Summary The poem begins with the question, 'Little Lamb, who made thee?' The speaker, a child, asks the lamb about its origins: how it came into being, how it acquired its particular manner of feeding, its 'clothing' of wool, its 'tender voice. ' In the next stanza, the speaker attempts a riddling answer to his own question: the lamb was made by one who 'calls himself a Lamb,' one who resembles in his gentleness both the child and the lamb. The poem ends with the child b...
  • Dream Songs One Poem
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    Peter Stitt INTERVIEWER: In The Dream Songs there is a passage about assistant professors becoming associate professors by working on your poems. How do you feel about being cannon fodder for aspiring young critics and graduate students As for the graduate students, some of the work they do is damned interesting. A woman somewhere in the South did an eighty-page thesis investigating the three little epigraphs to the 77 Dream Songs and their bearing on the first three books of the poem. I must sa...
  • Ledbetter's Song
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    "Black Betty" - Ram Jam A man by the name of Charles Simi c once said, "Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them" (Quote Land). Poems have been written for thousands of years. When most people think of poetry, they either think of a sonnet, limerick, all the way down to a haiku. They also think that a poem is something that must be recited, but in reality a poem can also be sang as a song. Lately more and more songs that are being released have a sto...
  • Very Dramatic Song
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    Tupac Shakur was a black African American rapper who lived his life with poverty, violence and drugs. The songs " "Hellrazor" ", "Me and My Girlfriend" and the poem "In the Event of my Demise" reflect the tragedy and pain which was Tupac's life. All his poetry relies on vivid imagery and violent language to create a very realistic picture of how terrible life can be living in the ghettos of America. The song "Hellrazor" is a very dramatic song which tells the story of a young black African Ameri...
  • Calmness And Protection Throughout The Poem
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    "Amniocentesis"Amniocentesis" is a 15 line poem written from the point of view of the author about being pregnant late in life. This poem consists of two stanzas, the first containing 6 lines and the second containing 9 lines. In the poem Wolfe comforts her unborn child during the surgical procedure that will require some of the amniotic fluid to be taken out of the womb so that the doctors can analyze it and determine whether or not the fetus has any genetic defects. In "Amniocentesis", Wolfe u...
  • Song A Very Effective Text
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    Consumerism Consumerism refers to the practice of consuming or a typical state of mind in a free market context and by consumerism, we are talking about a concern, even an obsession with owning and consuming material things. I have studied a number of texts including two of Bruce Dawe's poems, namely "Enter Without so Much as Knocking" and "Breakthrough". I have studied and analysed a song from Jennifer Lopez, entitled "Love Don't Cost a Thing" and a cartoon from Michael Leunig. These texts have...
  • Kid In The Poem
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    Reaction paper- "My Papa's Waltz" By: Theodore Roethke The poem being told can be told in two perspectives. One, it could be told as a child getting abused by his father, or two, it could be told as if the father in the poem has had too many drinks and is dancing around the kitchen with his son. I took this in the perspective of a child abuse. The poem is about a father who I think has had a stressful day and went to have a couple drinks. When he came home he took his anger, and frustrations upo...
  • Baudelaire's Song Of Autumn
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    A Comparison and Contrast of Nature BY: Professor Liber man 4-02-99 In the Nineteenth century Realism, Naturalism, and Symbolism were popular modes of expression by writers of that era. Such modes of expression were the use of nature in their writings. Two poets that really stand out among the rest are Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) and Paul Verlaine (1844-1896). Baudelaire was referred to by many as the "first Modern Poet' and the "father of modern criticism'. Verlaine like Baudelaire was a sym...
  • Siren Lures The Reader
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    A femme fatal's tragedy: Women's mundane life In "Siren Song Many of Margaret Atwood's heroines are independent, strong, and self serving. Those same characteristics are evident in "Siren Song. ' In "Siren Song,' Margaret Atwood paints the picture of a mythical femme fatal who lures men to their deaths. The "siren' in the poem is contemplating her ability to seduce and lure men. But the end of the poem, she proves that her song, though somewhat of a clich, never fails. The poem it lures the read...

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