My Parents Stephen Spender
For Heidi With Blue Hair Fleur Adcock
Praise Song for My Mother Grace Nichols
Follower Seamus Heaney
Elegy for My Father’s Father James K. Baxter
The Trees Are Down Charlotte Mew
The Trees Philip Larkin
Country School Allen Curnow
Cambodia James Fenton...
Not Stop For Death”
“Song: Tears, Idle Tears”
Lord Alfred Tennyson
“Elegy For My Father’s Father”
James K Baxter
“Praise Song For My Mother”
Both authors have a...
Elegy for my father’s father
James K. Baxter
Basic – First Impressions:
* Different kind of title – very direct
* Written in past tense – reflection
* Written is second person – author describing the death of someone else
* Idea of ‘Death’ – universal idea
* Poem is one stanza...
2. Reading and Writing About Literature
Checklist: Using Highlighting Symbols
Maya Angelou, “My Arkansas”
Writing About Literature
Planning an Essay
Considering your Audience
Understanding Your Purpose
Writing To Respond
12 EAD Poetry unit: Voices of Aotearoa
James K. Baxter – A brief biography
• James Kier Baxter was born 29th June 1926, south of Dunedin. He spent first his 10 years in this district. The countryside was that of low hills, streams, cliffs, beaches, farms & cottages. People...
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| | Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) - pseudonyms: Isaac Bickerstaff, A Dissenter, A Person of...
assumptions underpinning feudalism/Scholasticism were openly challenged with the support of Elizabeth and, equally so, by her successor on the throne, James I. There was in all this an optimism about humanity and its future and an even greater optimism about the destiny of England in the world at large....
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Irving Stone |
Ain-i-Akbari | Abul Fazal |
Airport | Arthur Hailey |
Ajatshatru | Jai Shankar Prasad |
Akbarnama | Abul Fazal |
Alaska Unbound | James Michener |
Alchemist | Ben Johnson |
Alexander Quartet | Lawrence Durrel |
Alexander the Great | John Gunther |
Alice in Wonderland | Lewis Carroll...
range of points of view on the topic of Christianity. With conspiracy-theory-driven films that attempt to bring down the Catholic establishment, James K Baxter poems that force audiences to take a second look at their societies, as well as a French novel that looks at many world religions, I intend to...
languages, one public and the other private, and that the private language—that of his best-known and most-loved poem, "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" (published in 1751 as An Elegy Wrote in a Country Church Yard)—was too seldom heard. William Wordsworth decided in his preface to Lyrical Ballads (1798)...
a result of his engineering studies, revealed his keen eye for technical detail. Only two weeks later, however, Stevenson took a long walk with his father and declined to follow the family profession of engineering; he meant to become a writer. Thomas Stevenson insisted that the young man study law, and...
Hello my name is James Baxter I was born July 17 1928 in Selma, Alabama. I am the son of former slaves; my parents come from the isle of Ouidah in the mid-1860’s they came ashore in the port of mobile on The Slave Ship Clotilda. They endured five years of slave labor, but the end of the Civil War soon...
My Lute Awake! Once, As Methought, Fortune Me Kissed They Flee From Me The restful place ! renewer of my smart It may be good, like it who list In faith I wot not what to say There Was Never Nothing More Me Pained Patience ! though I have not Though I Cannot Your Cruelty Constrain Blame Not My Lute...
Godfather’s Essential Morality” by Louis Baxter it explains how The Godfather is very honest. Baxter states that this book is moral because it doesn’t portray the world to be something its not. It is very straight forward and shows human beings as they are. Baxter gives different examples of why he feels...
situations are intended to represent wider, general
truths about human experience. In short, the story is symbolic.
e.g. Bunyan s Pilgrim s Progress; the parables of Jesus, Aesop s fables
ALLITERATION is the repetition of the first consonant sound in a consecutive
series of words, usually for the purpose...
English Oral origins and conversion Aldhelm, Bede, Cæ dmon Northumbria and The Dream of the Rood Heroic poetry Christian literature Alfred Beowulf Elegies Battle poetry
The fifteenth century
Drama Mystery plays
Morality plays Religious lyric Deaths of Arthur The arrival of printing Scottish poetry...
unfamiliar manner, not in a casual, everyday manner. I think it is a good thing that I am doing this unit on poetry, because I would actually like to widen my knowledge on the topic; I have also learned through this unit, that studying poetry can enhance your writing skills, make you think clearer about other...
sounds of bubbling, or the bursting action of the boiling pitch. In addition, in Sir Phillip Sidney's Astrophel and Stella, the poet states: "Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite" (Line 13). This repetition of the "t" sound represents the action of the poet; one can hear and visualize his...
have training with behaviorism, I have a difficult time seeing a human as a simple “plant” that operationalizes input stimuli and output responses. In my view, we are so much more than that. Humans have a deep and pervasive spiritual component. We have the ability to feel love, compassion, and empathy...
was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James and others with them who told what they saw to the apostles. Two angles one at the head of Jesus bed and one at the end. The angles ask Mary why she crying, she say’s to the angles they have taken my Lord away she turns only to see her Lord Jesus Christ...
The parents of Robinson Crusoe did not want their son to go to sea. His father refused to give his blessing to the venture. He did not want to be responsible for the misfortunes that would overtake him.
Though his father reasoned with him and his mother scolded him, he did not obey his parents. Without...
quickly. In order to solve these problems, analyse the given statements carefully and systematically. For examples : (i) My father's only child means I (Myself). (ii) Ritu's husband's father-in-law's only daughter means Ritu (Herself). Pay particular attention to the information given in the question itself...
metaphysical poets. His works are noted for their strong, sensual style and include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons. His poetry is noted for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness of metaphor, especially compared to that of his contemporaries...
Her long poem, 'Search for My Tongue', was choreographed by Daksha Sheth and performed in nine cities in England and Scotland, under the title, 'Tongues Untied' by the UK based South Asian Dance Youth Company, in 1994. 'Search For My Tongue' was presented under the same title by the...
disreputable," poets were part of the Lowell family, including James Russell Lowell, a first cousin, and later Robert Lowell.
As the daughter of a wealthy family, Lowell was first educated at the family home, "Sevenels" (named by her father as a reference to the seven Lowells living there), by an English...
and narrative writing in a wide variety of styles.
Each question involves a commentary on use of language in the passage(s) followed by a directed writing
task based on the passage(s).
Identify distinguishing features of passages, relate them to the function and context of the...
FEDERAL SYSTEM 3
SUCCESSION AND FAILURE: THE FEERAL SYSTEM
In the 17th century, the founding fathers of America saw fit to create a new way for the colonies to live. After leaving a Monarchy under Britain, the colonies decided that states would have...
① Noun + preposition
a) What was the cause ___ the explosion? b) What is the difference ___ your job and mine? c) I don´t think there´s a need ___ a new road. d) There has been an increase ___ the price of crude oil. e) There wasn´t enough demand ___ that product. f) We´ve been trying to find a solution...
inevitable, leaves the family and loved ones of the deceased a feeling of despair and emptiness. The subject of death is explored in “Elegy for my Father’s Father” by James K. Daxter and “Cold in the Earth” by Emily Bronte. Both poets use unique poem structures and forms to present their different mindsets...