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  • Asian Poem An Asian Poem
    953 words
    The City in Which I Love You By Li-Young Lee For a New Citizen of These United States Asian American Poetry Poetry is an author's tool to produce written work in order to express themselves and evoke emotions and feelings they have. Poetry comes in many different forms and from much different type of authors. It can be categorized in different ways. There are similarities and differences amidst the different types of poetry. Poetry classified Asian, or Asian American poetry share similarities ba...
  • Written By Francois Villon
    363 words
    Violence and death are all around us in our society today. Whether it is seen on the television in the news, in a film, or read about in the newspaper, the descriptiveness of these incidents is absolutely horrifying. The punishment of such crimes that we read about today are simply minute compared to the events that occurred during the fifteenth century. In the poem "La Ballade des pend us" written by Francois Villon, the gruesome description of the images are far from ordinary, but serves it's ...
  • Dunbar's Poem
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    Paul Laurence Dunbar Paul Laurence Dunbar was born June 27, 1872 in Dayton, OH. His mother Matilda, was a former slave and his father Joshua had escaped slavery and served in the 55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment and the 5th Massachusetts Colored Calvary Regiment during the Civil war (online). Joshua and Matilda separated in 1874. Dunbar came from a poor family. After his father left, his mother supported the family by working as a washerwoman. One of the families she worked for was the famil...
  • Line At The End Of The Poem
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    The Un usualness of Carol Anne Duffy's Poetry Carol Anne Duffy's poetry like quite a lot of modern poetry is not traditionally written. It does not rhyme and punctuation differs from how it would have been traditionally written. Also sentences do not start and end in orthodox places for example; in Valentine sentences cross lines: - I give you an onion. Its fierce kiss will stay on your lips, possessive and faithful as we are, for as long as we are. This crossing of lines and paragraphs is more ...
  • Unknown Citizen
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    "The Unknown Citizen", a poem written by W.H. Auden, reflects a period of vast change in Americas history, making "The Unknown Citizen" an example of the governments view of the perfect modern man in an overrated, unrealistic society. During the time period that this poem was written, in the late 1930's, The United States was going through tremendous social, political and economic change. Following the passing of Black Monday and at the onset of The Great Depression, many Americans held negative...
  • Very Compelling Poem
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    The twentieth century was a revolutionary time for literature. There were great writers and great stories told. There were many different events that influenced the authors of this time. The Great Depression and World Wars One and Two were the major events taking place at the time. The twentieth century's writers were very descriptive. They talked about a variety of subjects which is good because you can appeal to many different people. In many people's opinion the writers of this era are among ...

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