Analysis of Imagery
"Beat! Beat! Drums!"
The Civil War had a major impact on the people of America through the years of 1861 to 1865. Walt Whitman, a poet and Northerner of this time, wanted to capture the people's reactions of the war after finding out it was not going to end as quickly as they had...
Table of Contents
1 Introduction 2
2 History and Development of Dub Poetry 3
2.1 The Development of Jamaican Creole – Short Overview 3
2.2 The Oral Tradition 4
2.3 From the B-side of a Record via “Toasting” to Dub Poetry 6
3 The Correlation of the Rastafarians, Reggae and Dub 9
3.1 The Rastafarians...
“IN MEMORY OF W.B YEATS”
BY W.H AUDEEN
1620624 ŞÜKRÜ ÖZ
1620251 AHMET OKKAN
FUNERAL BLUES BY AUDEN
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,
Prevent the dog from barking with the juicy bone.
Silence the pianos and, with muffled...
1.What Spain Was Like()-Pablo Neruda
Spain was a taut, dry drum-head
Daily beating a dull thud
Flatlands and eagle's nest
Silence lashed by the storm.
How much, to the point of weeping, in my soul
I love your hard soil, your poor bread,
Your poor people, how much in the deep place
Assistant Professor, English.
Govt. Girls’ College, Khulna.
Suggestion for Third Year (Hons.) Exam--2012
1. Discuss Tennyson’s use of myths and legend in his poetry. ***
Traditionally, poetry was thought to offer the best thoughts from the best minds. Traditional poetry is based on the theory that all humans share a ‘core’ human nature. Traditional poems are written utilizing a range of literature techniques such as finely crafted language, the ability to educate while...
Modern age, poetry has been written on almost all the subjects relating human life, however ‘War’ has been the most vital theme of the epics viz. The Ramayana, The Mahabharata, The Iliad and The Odyssey. The Ramayana, The Mahabharata, The Iliad and The Odyssey In the early poetry, war was glorified...
nature of war is horrific and dehumanising. It is an extreme experience that deals with the obscenity of death and sacrifice for your country that pushes the individual to their emotional and physical limitations. Wilfred Owens poetry is a passionate expression of outrage at the horrors of war and of the...
Wilfred Owen Essay
When many think of war, they think of pride, glory, and victory; however this is far from the truth. Since the beginning of time, there has always been conflict, therefore there has always been a war to fight. Whether it has been a conflict within an individual country or conflict...
A War Song to Englishmen (By William Blake)
Prepare, prepare the iron helm of war, - jambus, anapaest, jambus, jambus
Bring forth the lots, cast in the spacious orb;
Th' Angel of Fate turns them with mighty hands,
And casts them out upon the darken'd earth!
Prepare your hearts...
Africans like Amos Tutuola, Wole Soyinka and Gabriel Okara. (16)
The role of poetry, in African literature, has been highly effective in providing the people with the needful inspiration and the necessary insight. The language of poetry, for the African people, is a source of learning and becoming aware of...
portrayal of war in WW1 literature demonstrates a transition between glorification and futility. Through a detailed discussion of Birdsong, a selection of War Poetry and reference to Journey’s End, explore this portrayal.
The people of 21st century Britain are very much aware that World War One was a...
Section 2 – Analysing Poetry
How to read a poem
1) Read once looking for meaning– what is the writer/speaker of the poem saying? Why did the poet write this poem? Can the poem be taken literally or does it rely on satire/irony/symbolism?
2) Who is speaking and to whom?
3) Work out how the writer...
GCSE ENGLISH LIT
The Exam Structure
You will answer two questions on poetry.
The exam will last one hour and forty-five minutes
and is worth 25% of your total GCSE.
The exam is divided into two sections:
Section A: Unseen Poetry
• You will be presented with a
Literary Analysis Essay
Fiction is usually separated into two main categories; literary and commercial fiction. For a work of fiction to be considered literary fiction, it must force the...
Table of Contents: 4.1. What Is Poetry? ................................................................................... 142 4.1.1. Outward Indications .......................................................................... 142 4.2. Types of Poetry .....................
It is 1939; a second world war looms on the horizon. The Great Depression is ongoing but slowly coming to a close, but you do not know this. It seems like it will never end and that your “American dream” may never be possible. What should the country do? Go into war or worry about our own problems...
writing. The three poets, Mary Oliver, William Blake, and Wilfred Owen, have a lot of hidden facts about themselves for one to make a deeper meaning and analysis of their poems.
“Wild Geese” – Mary Oliver
While doing some research on the poet, Mary Oliver, I found out some interesting things that can relate...
irony. All three types of irony are illustrated and epitomized in classic tragic form within the plot of the trilogy, making it a perfect tool for analysis of the ancient literary motif.
Oedipus the King is set in Thebes, a kingdom beset by plague and death. Oedipus, ruler of Thebes, is beseeched by...
George and Stanley Kubrick. An insane General starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and Generals frantically try to stop. Dr. Strangelove with the larger than life airplanes and secret war room and (at the time) real life explosions and flying scenes, did nothing better than...
Writing ENW2/315109 Sarah Mae Silva Unit 4: Poetry Activity 1: Writer's Notebook – your experience of poetry. Even though I have always been fond of reading books (particularly novels, detective fiction and biographies), I have never been interested in reading poetry. I do not in any way dislike or hate it...
Do Not Weep Maiden, for the War Is Kind
This is a very critical and harsh poem. Stephen Crane seems to have a more pessimistic outlook on life than other poems he has written, and nowhere else does that pessimistic outlook come through in his poetry than here. The pattern of the poem affixes a cynical...
refugee camp. Peter and his parents immigrated to Australia in 1949. Peter’s strong relationship with his parents becomes evident when studying his poetry.
They arrived in Sydney on November 11 (Remembrance Day) after being at sea for four weeks. They initially lived in a migrant camp in Bathurst....
War Poem Collection
Throughout the history of war, different factions have clashed for an uncountable amount of different reasons. As with any controversial issue like war, everyone has their own opinion and reasoning. Through poetry, poets can express their feelings about war in a very strong and...
During the First World War, many women began writing about their experiences and their opinions of the war. However their works have been given less importance as compared to the Literature written by Men of the time. ‘Even while poetry is arguably the most central of women’s war time genre...
Analysis of Sonnet 107
Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic soul
Of the wide world dreaming on things to come
Can yet the lease of my true love control,
Suppos'd as forfeit to a condin'd doom.
The mortal moon hath her eclipse endur'd,
And the sad augurs mock their...
“Do Not Weep, Maiden, for War is Kind,” was written by the poet Stephen Crane. The poem is a bitter and emotional protest of the horrors of war. It gets much of its strength from using simple but highly descriptive words in contrast with innocence, and also through the use of repetition and sarcasm.
English Literature-Poetry and Drama
Look at the way conflict is presented in the section of verse you have studied
The poem by Wilfred Owen “Dulce et Decorum Est” was written by the poet after his first hand experience of the trenches during WWI, and gives us a small insight to what life in the...
An analysis of “In the Waiting Room” from Elizabeth Bishop
There are few poets in 20th century, who portrayed their life in their poems as prolifically and thoroughly detailed as Elizabeth Bishop. Nevertheless, she became a prominent figure only in the end of the 20th century, and would be acknowledged...
in the war?
The way Stallworthy's Oxford Book of War Poetry presents those who have died in the war
is typical to the poem 'For the Fallen' by Laurence Binyon. Compared to other poems
regarding death in the anthology, 'For the Fallen' presents the deaths of those who fought
in the war in a prestigious...