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60 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’

    because of helplessness while living in London, In contrast to this Wordsworth visualised London early in the morning over the top of Westminster Bridge, only seeing the beauty London’s wearing over itself, the words he uses to describe the things he saw is ‘ The beauty of the morning: silent, bare...

  2. island man

    themes explored in Island man by Grace Nichols are Cultural identity, the difficulty of belonging to 2 cultures, feeling separated from home and not being able to distinguish dream from reality. Cultural Identity is shown when she describes the island and London, emphasising her description of...

  3. Nature Feels No Pain

    neither mercy nor sorrow for human arrogance. Nature will always win. Jack London does two things very well in “To Build A Fire”: describes both the living and non-living aspects of nature, and the natural inclination of ignorance among humans. He describes the non-living aspects of nature beautifully...

  4. Poetry Comparison

    - the river is natural however there is a feeling of autonomous power and status towards it. On the other hand "London" is the complete opposite of the first poem and describes the river as "chartered", implying the river and London in general are restricted because the rivers path is planned and fixed...

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

    describes more of the city. In the first line he describes how the sun is shining and soaking the city. In the next line he compares the city to nature he uses a list of valley, rock and hill. This is his first splendour, what he knows about most and to compare the city of London with it must mean he...

  6. Poop

    addition, he uses the metaphor of “mind-forged manacles” to describe things that imprison people and this gives a sense of restriction and lack of freedom (possibly self imprisonment from thought). Furthermore, William Blake presents a strong sense of selfishness about London because he wrote “how...

  7. Eye Witness

    author’s purpose, the achievement of their purpose, and the authors focus. - Purpose for Writing London’s purpose for writing is to describe the destruction of San Francisco from the earthquake and fire. London describes the effects the disasters had on the city. For example, “The earthquake shook...

  8. William Blake's London

    of London, where Blake writes, "I wandered through each chartered street/Near where the chartered Thames does flow/A mark in every face I meet/Marks of weakness, marks of woe.…. In every voice, in every ban/The mind-forged manacles I hear". The way Blake describes the oppressed as having a mark of...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. "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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Painting

    . IMAGE-BASED DISCUSSION • Take a close look at André Derain’s London Bridge and describe what you see, using a variety of different words. How would you describe it to someone who has never seen it? Make a list of five to ten adjectives that apply to this painting. • What kind of city do you...

  15. papers

    speaker would think, "Oh. Now it's just London again. Been there, seen that." (There we go with our skepticism again.) Lines 5-7 silent, bare, Ships, towers, domes, theatres, and temples lie Open unto the fields, and to the sky; In general terms, the speaker describes some of the sights that...

  16. 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...

  17. The Story of an Eyewitness Analysis

    , London expresses emphases on the fire that caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage. He uses a metaphor to describe what he saw, “San Francisco's burning was a lurid tower visible a hundred miles away.” Next, he uses personification to illustrate his picture, “and for three days and nights...

  18. The Two Sides of England

    . Blake describes life in the city, as “an ugly and terrifying one of poverty, disease, prostitution, war, and social, institutional, sexual repression, epitomized in the ghastly representation of London” (Sayers 3). “London” begins with the speaker describing the sights he sees as he walks...

  19. woman in black

    First of all, Susan Hill uses personification to describe the fog in London, which creates a foreboding atmosphere. She uses very negative words to describe the fog such as “creeping”, “swirling”, “smeared and stained.” The sibilance in these words link to the idea of evil and foreshadow the awful...

  20. Island Man Essay

    metallic soar” This illustrates each word in a different way, “grey” meaning dull and bland; “metallic” equally describing the buildings as polished and slick. Lastly “soar”defines the buildings high or tall like skyscrapers. Many a time the colours used to describe London reflect on how he hates the fast...

  21. 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...

  22. 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....

  23. Barbiegal

    describes the gravestones as “Five little lozenges”. In the second paragraph Dickens creates a very bleak environment. He does this by using descriptions like “the dark black wilderness” Charles Dickens was born on 7th February 1812. At the age of 12 Dickens went to a private school in London...

  24. Mr Alessandro Tomei

    LONDON The poem describes the city of London at the end of XVIII century, during the industrial revolution. Every place is chartered , from the streets to the Thames. The poet uses the metaphor of the "mind forg'd manacles" with 2 different meanings. The first one means that the imprisonment is...

  25. Bleak

    In the opening passage of the novel Bleak House, Charles Dickens denounces that the legal system of the 19th century was tainted with corruption and vacillation. Dickens conveys his detestation of the legal system by using alliteration to describe the "fog" that surrounds London, imagery of the...

  26. 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...

  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. 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...

  29. London

    readers mind, but more importantly to express the emotional significance behind the events taking place. Blake accuses the government of failing to serve the people of London and it has a large impact on his life. Blake describes the sorrow of the Industrial Revolution and the breaking of the...

  30. Essay

    London whose captains sided with Berkeley and the loyalists first suppressed the rebellion. Government forces from England arrived soon after and spent several years defeating pockets of resistance and reforming the colonial government to one more directly under royal control. Describe the...