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  1. London Compare and contrast poem

    Compare and Contrast Essay No two things are exactly alike. Even if it is two poems, writing about the same subject. The two poems “London” by William Blake; and “London 1802” by William Wordsworth; are two completely different yet similar works. During early eighteen hundreds the world was experiencing...

  2. Describe how the second industrial revolution of the late nineteenth century differed from the first industrial revolution of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century.

    Describe how the second industrial revolution of the late nineteenth century differed from the first industrial revolution of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. This paper intends to compare the first industrial revolution of the 17th and 18th centuries and the second industrial revolution...

  3. Compare the Ways in Which William Wordsworth Presents London in ‘Upon Westminster Bridge’ with William Blake's View of London in His Poem ‘London’

    English Coursework: Compare the ways in which William Wordsworth presents London in ‘Upon Westminster Bridge’ with William Blake’s view of London in his poem ‘London’ Many people see London in different perspectives, both positive and negative in both poetry and prose. William Wordsworth and William...

  4. Compare and Contrast the Presentation of the City in London and Composed Upon Westminter Bridge

    William Blake and William Wordsworth both wrote their poems about the city of London. They both wrote their poems during the Age of Romanticism, seven years apart. William Blake was an individual who lived and grew up in London, working from a young age. Wordsworth lived in the Lake District and wrote...

  5. No 1 Analysis London Poem

    Blake’s “London” Write one paragraph (150-250 words) about either A or B: A) What words or other literary devices does the speaker use to describe London and which effect do they have on the reader? B) How does the speaker experience London, its people and its institutions around 1800? The poem London is...

  6. "War" by Jack London

    Introduction to English Literature 1 “War” “War” was written by the American author, journalist, and social activist John Griffith “Jack” London (born John Griffith Chaney). He was a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction and was one of the fiction writers to obtain...

  7. Boswells London Journal

    These things cross traditional cultural boundaries and are experienced by all people, from the booming metropolises to the tribal village. Boswell's London Journal by James Boswell, Wild Swans by Jung Chang, and Six Records of a Floating Life by Shen Fu show that condition and necessity transcend culture...

  8. Describe and Evaluate the Initial Assessment Techniques Used to Consider Learner Needs and Characteristics and to Negotiate Appropriate Individual Goals with Learners.

    Describe and evaluate the initial assessment techniques used to consider learner needs and characteristics and to negotiate appropriate individual goals with learners. Ensure the identification of literacy, language, numeracy and ICT skills which are integral to my own specialism and how each of these...

  9. Comparing different images of London; Blake's 'London', and Wordworth's 'Composed upon Westminster Bridge'

    The first poem is William Blake's 'London', the second is William Wordsworth's 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge'. Both poems convey different opinions of London through the language techniques used by the authors. 'London' was written in 1974 and depicts London in a dystopian way, 'Composed Upon Westminster...

  10. Coursework on William Blake's "London"

    The famous poem London by William Blake is widely considered to be a masterpiece by all enthusiasts of fine literature. In the poem, William Blake describes to us the situation of sorrow and despair that seems to envelope 18th century London. In the poem, William Blake is walking through a street near...

  11. Comparing "London" (William Blake) and "Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3rd, 1802" (William Wordsworth)

    originated in the late 18th Century. Blake and Wordsworth tended to write about the same things such as nature, people and structures, such as cities like London. Emotions also played a big part in romantic poems. Often poets would be inspired by a simple view and would write a masterpiece about it. For example...

  12. London - Summary 3

    London is a capital of Great Britain, its political, economical and cultural center. It is situated in the south-east part of England …” That was the way I used to tell about London since my early school years. The major things, the well-known facts, names and stories. Nothing more… Not even a bit...

  13. The Woman in Black, a London Particular

    A London Particular The Second chapter of Susan Hills chilling novel, The Woman In Black, is host to some of the conventional gothic aspects found in such ghost stories. The focus of this essay is the first eight paragraphs of the second chapter. Story telling lies at the heart of this novel and there...

  14. London by Samuel Jhonson

    London is part of the eighteenth-century genre of imitation.[10] The work was based on Juvenal's Third Satire which describes Umbricius leaving Rome to live in Cumae in order to escape from the vices and dangers of the capital city.[12] In Johnson's version, it is Thales who travels to Cambria (Wales)...

  15. London Fields

    LONDON FIELDS (MARTIN AMIS) PLOT London Fields is set in London in 1999 against a backdrop of environmental, social and moral degradation, and the looming threat of world instability and nuclear war (referred to as "The Crisis"). The novel opens with Samson explaining how grateful he is to have...

  16. London by William Blake

    Blake?s poem entitled ?London? is a reflection upon the societal and economic upheavals in London during the late 18th century. The poem describes the advent of the Industrial period and control of the ?Establishment? over the lower socio-economic classes. The poem defines how London emerged as a chartered...

  17. ) Describe What Tables 1 and 2 Tell Us About Local Authority Decisions About Homelessness in England.

    (Part 1) Describe what tables 1 and 2 tell us about local authority decisions about homelessness in England. The two tables of quantitative evidence provided, have been produced by the Department for Communities and Local Government for England. The data has been collected from the housing statistics...

  18. Kubla Khan and London

    mystical world of the exotic and supernatural realm. In doing so, Kubla Khan expresses the opposition between humankind and nature. William Blake’s London, looks at the urban world and the effects of the industrial revolution, which is typical of Romantic Movement. The poem constructs the urban world...

  19. Optimism and Pessimism in London Literature.

    Optimism and Pessimism in London Literature Two intelligent people can see the same thing yet perceive it differently based upon their attitudes. Many look at the ugliness of London and reveal in it while others compare it to beauty as a counterpoint. London in the eighteen hundreds was not a pleasant...

  20. Comparison Between Wordsworth's Poem, "Daffodils" and Blake's Poem, "London".

    spiritual reflection. These differences are probably partly due to Blake's living in London, and Wordsworth's living in the countryside - as seen in the different settings of their poems. Blake writes implicitly in "London" - making it clear that he is not fond of the city; but not once openly stating his...

  21. Comparing Upon Westminster Bridge And London

    Comparing ‘Upon Westminster Bridge’ and London The poems ‘upon Westminster Bridge’ and ‘London’ both have many distinctive poetic features. They both contain powerful metaphors and similes, a strong rhyme scheme, positive and negative words, personification and repetition. The poems both have similarities...

  22. The Impressions of Life in the Seventeenth-Century London Reflected in the Diary of Samuel Pepys

    4. What are the impressions of life in the seventeenth-century London reflected in the diary of Samuel Pepys? The Diary of Samuel Pepys is considered to be a unique document in the annals of English literature. Pepys narrates his memoirs in an honest reporting style, recording both common and historic...

  23. How Would You Compare Blake’s Poems “the Garden of Love”, “the Chimney Sweeper” and “London?”

    How would you compare Blake’s poems “The Garden of Love”, “The Chimney Sweeper” and “London?” The poems “The Garden of Love”, “The Chimney Sweeper” and “London” highlight the suppression of emotion and human nature by figures of authority another thing shown is a mental sense of imprisonment....

  24. "London" and "Composed Upon Westminster Bridge"

    "London" and "Composed Upon Westminster Bridge" In the poem "London," the author, William Blake, describes the misery of poor people in London, such as chimneysweepers, soldiers and harlots, to reveal the scene of exploitation and social injustice and to express his hatred of the city's moral darkness...

  25. The World: as Jack London Sees It

    The World: As London Sees It The world as a conscious being stupefies some, as it is an awesome thought that many people ponder. The thought of the universe as a thing that picks and chooses who lives and dies terrifies some, while some welcome the idea and coexist with it. Jack London, the author...

  26. "London" Poem Essay

    during the late eighteenth century in his lyrical poem called “London”. Blake uses very expressive language through the spoken observations of a made up character he created to tell people about social and political problems affecting london in the late 1700’s and early 1800’s. The poem’s rhythmically...

  27. Comparison and contrast between Blake and Wordsworth's views on London with poems "London" and "London, 1802" respectively.

    of life and idealized the pre-industrial revolution era. London was the haven to this revolution, and the hell to all poetry. William Wordsworth and William Blake both denounced London's new environment with their poems "London, 1802" and "London" respectively. Both authors were against this transformation...

  28. Pre Century London

    both poets present London through their poetry? Over the years, London has become a world renowned place, a place of culture and diversity with many attractions bringing tourists from all over the world. However, it hasn’t always been like this, in the 18th century, although London was the worlds largest...

  29. London Fog Essay

    David Fox Rouse Period 6 English III AP 5/5/14 London fog is seen by many as an inevitable force that has plagued the area for centuries. The fog fills the air with a thick cloud that coats the city and everyone inside. Tim Goodwin believes the fog is a manmade force that acts as a parasite against...

  30. Jack Londons Call of the Wild positive critism

    Novel "No literary historian but sooner or later must reckon with Jack London." Fred Lewis was exact in his The Development of the American Short Story in describing London's various works (Labor, 87). In Earle Labor's Jack London, he described Call of the Wild as an instant classic. The literary community...