The Great Big Book of Poems
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Christopher Marlowe calls the first poem that I decided to do “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love”. I believe that the subject of the poem is love and the theme of the poem is “You may love somebody so much to ask them to move in with you or do some really romantic things, but there is a...
post 1914 love poetry. I will look at three post and three pre 1914 poems. The pre 1914 poems I will look at are First Love by John Clare, Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning and Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare. The three post 1914 poems I will look at are Harry Pushed Her by Peter Jones, Long Distance...
initial reaction to this poem was that I share the same emotions the author expresses throughout the poem. I’ve been in a situation where you’re getting ready for an event or something similar to that and you become anxious for the event to start. That’s how I felt while reading this poem. His last lines were...
have lost long time ago,
Unless we want to be abandoned.
From where we live
Analysis of the poem
The poem ‘Abandoned love’ has lots of bizarre meanings. The purpose and function of the poem is a confession. I wanted to confess about the vicious reality writing this poem. It is said ‘We...
Countee Cullen's "Yet Do I Marvel" and Langston Hughes' "I, Too" are comparable poems in that their similar themes are representational of the authors' personal tribulations of racial inequality. By comparing these two poems, we get a glimpse of the reality of the injustices of racism during the 1920's...
1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts. Dickinson was well educated and attended Mount Holyoke Seminary, although she only attended for one year, the longest time she ever spent away from home. Dickinson would go on to live a very reclusive life, in a sort of self-imposed solitude. Dickinson’s early years were...
Cummings, an author known for his various poems and other forms of artwork, wrote numerous works of poetry over a vast amount of subjects. While the subject matter of the poems differ, a few elements of Cummings' style stays the same in virtually all his poems, some of which is important and some of which...
Ramanujan has written numerous poems. They were gathered and put in four volumes under one title The Collected Poems. Of these four volumes The Striders, Relations, and Second Sight were published in his life time. His fourth collection The Black Hen was published after his life time in 1995.
his coy Mistress” is poem written by Andrew Marvell, and this is one of his best poems ever. Author used Carpe Diem, very interesting style of writing poetry. In this poem he describes his life and how he wanted a more time with special woman.
“To his importunate Mistress” is poem which is written by...
and he wrote many poems there. He wrote about 116 poems throughout his lifespan. In Catullus poems, he deeply illustrates his love that he has for Lesbia. The poem that interests me most is poem number five. It is a poem that is very emotional and the world relate to as well.
In poem number 5, Catullus...
audience in his writing of poems in his life experiences to make them feel like they are included in the writing and apart of the poem.
The poem ‘Beach Burial’ written by Slessor as if the composer was there as it was happening and writing what he was watching. ‘Beach Burial’ is a poem about the end of a...
“Remind yourself of the poem Skirrid Fawr”
To what extent do you agree that this poem is of central importance to this collection?”
Skirrid Fawr is the poem that almost closes the curtains on the collection. It is a summary of a collection of poems that was described by Robert Frost as, a piece...
JoRgE ZeDaN said:
To start off these two poems are very similar to each other because they both share themes in common, the main one in each being freedom. They both talk about this a lot and the story is basically based about the main characters in each both having their freedom taken...
goes into the house to find his father reading aloud in his study. Norman and Reverend John Maclean recite various excerpts strung together from the poem "Ode: Intimations of Immortality" by William Wordsworth:
(Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting
The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star...
analysis to the two poems
This is a beautiful poem written by the poet Christina Rossetti. Rossetti is known for her contrasting themes of love and death she puts into her poems, ‘Remember’ is no exception.
It is quite obvious that Rossetti is talking to a loved one in the poem, most likely...
Wheelbarrow” is a poem that was written by the late author back in 1923. Eighty years later, a parody of Williams’ poem was written by F.J. Bergmann and it was titled “An Apology”. Although Bergmann’s poem was written just to ridicule Williams’ poem, the similar form of imagery used in both poems possesses...
The first poem in my book, “Ride” represents my life in many ways. It explains in the chorus how ‘life is a roller coaster ride’ which is true for most people – especially me.
The second poem in my book, “Battle at Trenton”, is about the war at Trenton against the Hessians and George Washington’s...
Emily personifies imagination as a physical presence separate from the individual in her poem to imagination
A number of Emily Bronte's poems capture and celebrate the dreamy, delicious state of imagining
To Imagination, as its title suggests, stands as a love letter or a triumphant toast to the inner...
by the time she was ten years old she was a student at Amherst Academy.
Emily attended Amherst College. Besides writing, Emily also enjoyed music.
With the exception of six poems that appeared in newspapers at various times,
and another that appeared in a collection of stories and poems in 1878,
During the Harlem Renaissance, many African Americans struggled through a shifting period in time from slavery to equality. Some African Americans expressed their feelings at that time through poetry such as “Yet Do I Marvel” written by Countee Cullen and “If We Must Die” by Claude McKay...
4. An analysis of the poem “Invictus”
i) I believe this poem us saying that whatever life puts in front of you, whether it be an obstacle or challenge, you must face it and not back away from it. The narrator in the last two lines is saying that he is the master and controller of his own destiny....
way poets write about the experience of love, explaining how they make you feel about the stories told in each poem.
By Charlotte Pearson 10d
In this essay I will be comparing the poems but also describing how each one makes you feel. 'Cousin Kate' by Christina Rossetti is about a cottage maiden...
Linking the Three Poems, To His Coy Mistress, Porphyria's Lover and The Flea.
The Flea, To His Coy Mistress and Porphyria's Lover are all about power, love and murder. Discuss!
The Flea, To His Coy Mistress and Porphyria's Lover are three magnificent poems written by three of the greatest poets...
scraped a buckle.
You beat time on my head
With a palm caked hard by dirt,
Then waltzed me off to bed
Still clinging to your shirt.
1. Arrange the class into groups of three to four students, and assign each of the groups one of the four poems listed below:
the values of the 18th century. The French revolution was their main inspiration in writing when times of change were being questioned and tested. They were interested in feelings not facts during a time of the industrial revolution when there was a shift in values and concerns. They expressed new political...
$etting in Beowulf
The epic poem Beowulf is set in Scandinavia sometime in the 5th or 6th century. The setting majorly impacts the mysteriousness and fantasy of the poem. At the time when this poem would’ve been told, not much was known about the Scandinavian societies in the 5th and 6th centuries...
and artists' works were flourishing. A writer from this period in time. who was one of the main innovators of jazz poetry, happens to be Langston Hughes. His poems and writings were greatly descriptive of black americans' lives in that time period. His use of poetic elements make his writings connect with...
Gwendolyn Brooks and Langston Hughes both wrote poems that dealt with how the Black American’s treatment in America affected their dreams. Brooks’ “kitchenette building” and Hughes “Harlem” both express how Black peoples dreams can be stifled. While both poems share the notion of dreams being affected by...
The poem 'Africa' and 'Still I Rise' were both composed by poet Maya Angelou. The poem Africa is generally about the history and culture of Africa, and describes in detail the hardships faced by the African people during the times of the enslavement. In the other poem 'Still I Rise' Angelou tries to...