Free Essays on Describe London

  1. 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...

  2. Tiffs Essayy

    Eyewitness” by Jack London is a very descriptive writing. He uses vivid language to describe the terrifying San Francisco Earthquake. As he writes the report about the earthquake, he uses many descriptive words to explain the damages to the city. For a quick example, London describes how all of the people...

  3. Nature Feels No Pain

    ones.” Verne exemplifies what Jack London is implying in his “To Build a Fire.” By illustrating the natural instinct and brutality of nature, London makes it clear and exact that nature has neither mercy nor sorrow for human arrogance. Nature will always win. Jack London does two things very well in “To...

  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. 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...

  6. The Story of an Eyewitness Analysis

    The Story of an Eyewitness, journalist Jack London gives readers a vivid first-person account of the terrible aftermath of the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco. London's report originally appeared in Collier's Weekly, May 5, 1906. As a reporter, London uses his writing experience to illustrate the...

  7. personal development

    should therefore answer the following questions in your analysis: Subject : What is in the image, what is the photograph/drawing/painting/advert of? Describe in objective detail Form: How is it composed, arranged, and constructed visually, i.e. what makes up its formal elements? angle, point of view...

  8. The Power Of Nature

    ride account. Nature's gentle serenity, utter magnitude and astounding impact even after a brief visit, have intrigued man for centuries. Jack London describes in depth the sheer power of the Los Angelesearthquake. The author successfully uses imagery to portray the chaotic scene for the reader by saying...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. The Use of Powerful Imagery

    to present their views on London, however the imagery the poets uses creates two very different pictures. Blake’s uses a lot of negative imagery to portray once more his anger towards the government and Monarchy, and further describe the depression, and inequality of London. Whereas Wordsworth uses positive...

  12. "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...

  13. papers

    We learn what time it is: London "wears" the morning like a nice coat or some other piece of clothing ("garment"). These lines hint that maybe the morning, not London itself, is responsible for the stunning quality of the view. As in, the garment could be so beautiful that it doesn't matter what the...

  14. The Sun and Guardian- Low Level 5

    Guardian use different techniques to present their account of the London riots, and to what effect? Introduction In this essay I will be exploring the two newspapers-The sun and the guardian. The two newspapers describe the London riots. The London riots were when people, mostly teens, set everything to fire...

  15. The Utopian Society

    Does Utopia describe an ideal society? Thomas More was born in London in 1477. More had an extensive education and rose quickly through the Government hierarchy and attained high office. In May 1515 he was appointed to a delegation to help revise an Anglo-Flemish commercial treaty. During this...

  16. 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...

  17. Eye Witness

    Story of an Eyewitness” by Jack London and “Leaving Desire” by Jon Lee Anderson. “The Story of an Eyewitness” talks about how the San Francisco earthquake and fire destroyed the city in 1906. “Leaving Desire” talks about a victim of hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. London and Anderson’s coverage of these...

  18. William Wordsworth

    now Greater London, England. The content of the poem describes how the persona of the poem contemplates the beauty of the morning of London from the Westminster Brigde. He describes how everything at sunrise looks splended. Wordsworth uses a sonnet to decalre his love for the city of London. In this...

  19. island man

    from reality. Cultural Identity is shown when she describes the island and London, emphasising her description of beauty on the island, to show she would never forget her identity. The phrases, “comes back to sand” and “dull North circular roar” describe both setting in which the poem is set, and shows...

  20. Island Man Essay

    life had dramatically changed;how she used to live in the free and natural Caribbean which was suddenly replaced with the trapped gloomy feeling of London and also feel all the emotions that she felt: saddness,happiness,solitude,trapped etc. She wanted people to see all this which motivated her to write...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. Wr on Terror

    delineation of city life. He describes London like a special correspondent for posterity.’ Walter Bagehot. Many readers would endorse this. However, I want to explore the London presented by Dickens in terms of right and wrong distorted. • Introduced what was happening to London at the time Dickens was...

  24. 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....

  25. Stone Cold

    his step father, he is led to make the biggest decision of his life; he packs his bags leaving home for the great city of London in hope of finding employment. Arriving in London with no more than £200 and a sleeping bag finding a job is his only hope- but no such luck arises, transforming him into one...

  26. Composed Upon Westminster Bridge Commentary

    Composed upon Westminster Bridge Commentary The poem is a description of London in the morning and how he thinks it is really remarkable and eye-catching. In the first six lines he just describes it and how no body wouldn’t be moved by that marvelous scenery from Westminster Bridge; in lines nine...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. UPON WESTMINISTER BRIDGE

    "showing" after the line break. Line 2-3 Dull would he be of soul who could pass by A sight so touching in its majesty: Instead of trying to describe the scene, as we might expect by now (hurry up, a sonnet is only 14 lines long!), the speaker tries to express how beautiful it is from another angle...