World War and so he had firsthand experience of the gas attacks by both sides. ‘dulce’ means: it is sweet and meet to die for one’s country and this poem was originally dedicated to Jessie Pope. He is basically refuting(反駁) Jessie Pope’s opinion that it is considered a glorious act to enlist(招募) and fight...
How do the poets feel about the past?
I am writing an essay comparing how the poets who wrote: piano, once upon a time and poem thirty-nine feel about the past.
In Piano the poet listens to a woman play a piano which reminds him of his past, the lines ’ Taking me back down the vista of years, ...
Love and Time
The song Live Forever by Sequoyah Prep School and the poem To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell both talk about love. More specifically, they deal with love and its relationship to time. They show how important it is to let love grow over time, instead of rushing it for sex. It is almost...
poetry, and this can be seen in the two poems, "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time," by Robert Herrick and "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell.
Robert Herrick's, "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" is a popular poem in British literature, that professes a common universal moral...
to explore ideas about time in ‘hour’ and on other poem from relationship?
Poets often use their work to express their thoughts, this is what the writers of ‘hour’ and ‘to his coy mistress’ have done to express their thoughts on time and love. In hour the poem is about time and how it is short lived...
relationships between parents and children and portrayed in many different lights in the poems I have studied; they are represented both positively and negatively.
The poem ‘Long Distance’ and ‘My Grandmother’ are poems that explore the feelings and emotions of the main characters as a consequence of someone...
The two poems describing Helen of Troy and her physical features as well as her personality, have two contrasting moods and opinions on whether or not she was the woman everyone looked up to her to be. These two poets (Edgar Allan Poe and H.D) both show the speakers in the poems and their opinion on...
main two components that make a good mother. In the poems “Daystar by Rita Dove and “To a Daughter Leaving Home” by Linda Pastan both of the mothers are going through different stages of motherhood. In both poems we see the similarities that both poems have and we also see the differences. Dove and Pastan...
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...
The Great Big Book of Poems
Table Of Contents
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Assignment #12- Satirical Poem Expository Essay
What did you think of the poems that you just read? Which one are you going to choose?
For this final assignment for the Poetry module, I want you to choose either the poem ‘Green Memory’ by Langston Hughes OR ‘St. George’ by Nancy Senior. Once you have...
FIVE WAYS TO KILL A MAN
This poem is quite clever in the way it presents itself. The name of the poem does not accurately indicate what the poem is actually about. In the modern world it has become way to easy for people to meet their end and way too easy for people to die prematurely,...
ESSAY ON THE POEMS
“DULCE ET DECORUM EST”
“The Drum” was written by John Scott in 1793. “Dulce et decorum est.” was written by Wilfred Owen in 1947’s. “THE DRUM” is about the recruiting soldiers and appealing to the peoples to join and help other soldiers in the Army. However on the...
In the poem “I Hear America Singing “by Walt Whitman, and the poem “I, Too” by Langston Hughes have many different similarities. “ I Hear America Singing” I s and example of free verse. Also “I, Too” is an example of free verse. In “I Hear America Singing “is talking about residents in America being...
gets from the poem to be different.
Comparing ‘Who’s in for the game’ with ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’
In the time of the first world war there were several writers and poets that dedicated their time and effort to writing poems, either to send...
"Prufrock", is a poem by American-British poet T. S. Eliot (1888–1965). Eliot began writing "Prufrock" in February 1910 and it was first published in the June 1915 issue of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse at the instigation of Ezra Pound (1885–1972). It was later printed as part of a twelve-poem pamphlet (or...
An Ode Poem
January 17, 2012
For my assignment this week I chose to write about is A Morning Song by Eleanor Farjeon. This poem is in the form of an ode which is also another form for a Lyric poetry. “Odes are imaginative, expressed with a meditative, intellectual...
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...
Poems Themes: Love
The poems “A Red, Red Rose,” “The Passionate Shepherd to his Love,” and “Come, My Celia” are all romance and love themes. The authors in these three poems symbolize compassion and honesty and portray powerful feelings for the reader to reading all their poems. Many people are able...
Compare And Contrast Different Types Of Relationship Presented In A Selection Of The Poems You Have Studied
There are many different types of relationships: loving ones, caring ones, physical ones, aggressive ones, obsessive ones and even jealous ones. These are naturally good topics and subjects...
These poems take a reader on an exploration of the past, present and future with the writer’s true love. The lovers are not together at first and although he desires to be with her, the distance keeps pulling them apart. Then, this true love comes back into his life swiftly and time was an important...
'Rising Five' by Norman Nicholson and 'The Great Lover' by Rupert Brooke are two poems that reflect the passing of time. They both surround the idea of needing to live in the moment and not letting time pass by without appreciating everything life has to offer. Different language techniques are used...
The poem “God’s Grandeur” by Gerard Manley Hopkins, written in 1866, takes some deep thinking skills to decode piece by piece. Hopkins follows the basic form of an Italian sonnet. An Italian sonnet has fourteen lines, eight in the first section and 6 in the last section. The poem also follows...
Lucy poems are the 5 different poems written by WW between 1798 and 1801.
They belong to the second edition of ‘’Lyrical Ballads’’, which is a collection of both Wordsworth’s and Coleridge’s poems.
Lucy poems are lyrical ballads, they are written in verse and they all tell a story as...
How to analyze a poem for A-level papers
Analyzing poetry is like removing a tumor. You need to pay close attention to all aspects of the tumor- size, how far it has spread, how quickly it is spreading etc- before you begin to remove it. One small inaccuracy can make the situation shoddier than...
Countee Cullen’s Poem Incident
Probably the most underrated African American poet of his time, Countee Cullen is a very rebellious protester themed writer who is all about securing the rights and dignity of black people and uses that very passion to fuel his poetry. In the poem “Incident”, Cullen...
At first glance at the poem “Another Lullaby for Insomniacs” by A.E. Stallings, it can seem like the subject is insomnia just for the title but it has more than depth than that. In order to understand what the theme of the poem is, readers must analyze is line by line. After doing so, you should come...
English Literature poem comparisons
How do the writers express/convey their emotions by focusing on the themes of control and freedom?
1) Prayer Before Birth (Louis Macneice)
2) Tyger (WIlliam Blake)
3) Sonnet 116 (William Shakespeare)
4) War photographer (Carol Ann Duffy)
5) Do not go gentle...
poet that was able to shine brighter than any other, to me, was Sylvia Plath.
Plath seems to write her poems based off of her own life experiences. This allows her to become one with her poems. To me, this is important because it allows Plath to really seem as though she is intimately connected with...
Sassoon’s war poems 23rd September 09
Siegfried Sassoon was an anti war poet from the first world war, he wrote many poems expressing the way he felt about the war and the effects it had on him and other members of his platoon. The poems that I have read by...