Essays Tagged: "Adrienne Rich"

Rich's poem "Living in Sin"

In Adrienne Rich's poem, 'Living in Sin,' a woman, entering a life full of hope and promises with her l ...

(2 pages) 103 1 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

This essay is a critical comparison of Adrienne Rich and Patricia Williams, one as an idealist and the other as a realist.

Adrienne Rich and Patricia Williams are two very distinct voices, the former being something of an i ... are two very distinct voices, the former being something of an idealist, and the latter a realist. Adrienne Rich's voice taking idealistic positions on how society, more specifically, women can regai ... efuse to approach society, for that may in fact be the only way to "solve" the problem so to speak? Adrienne Rich explains how one must build the future through building upon the past, modulating the ...

(5 pages) 79 0 3.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is a critical comparison of Adrienne Rich's "When we Dead Awaken: Writing as Revision," and Ralph Ellison's "Extravagance of Laughter."

Adrienne Rich vs. Ralph EllisonAdrienne Rich and Ralph Ellison's essays both refer to their means of ... n and suppression of African Americans. Laughter is Ellison's way of surpassing his reality. Unlike Adrienne Rich, Ellison's laughter doesn't transform his reality. His laughter transcends his reality ... ous disease rooting through the healthy vegetation and corrupting the well being of "white society."Adrienne Rich's means of coping with her reality, of helping to convert her oppression into equality ...

(4 pages) 108 1 3.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gender Equity: Equal Pay and Childcare

al Pay and ChildcareFour or five decades ago, as we can see in "Taking Women Students Seriously" by Adrienne Rich, women began to be aware of the feminism issues and started to fight over and ask for ...

(4 pages) 180 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

A summary/analysis of Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education by Bell Hooks, an excerpt from The Presence of Others by Andrea Lunsford and John Ruszkiewicz.

uthor of The Presence of Others, Andrea A. Lunsford, Hooks is comparable to fellow featured authors Adrienne Rich and Mike Rose for their similar views on education being "the practice of exclusion" ( ...

(7 pages) 86 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparative Paper of Adrienne Rich's "Living in Sin" and Philip Larkin's "Home is Sad". These are two American modern poets.

Final Exam: A Comparative PaperAdrienne Rich's "Living in Sin" seems very similar to "Home Is So Sad" by Philip Larkin during the f ...

(3 pages) 57 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Explication of Adrienne Rich's "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers"

Adrienne Rich did a wonderful job portraying the trials of abused and battered women in this poem. T ... way she did.This twelve line poem is a representation of all women who are treated with disrespect. Adrienne Rich uses many different devices to draw out her poem just as she wants it. The vivid word ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Adrienne Rich's poem: Living In Sin Analysis.

Adrienne Rich's poem Living In Sin is a free verse poem about a woman's fairy tale dream of marriage ... as to live in her tomb of a relationship, hence, living in sin of not being happy with what she has.Adrienne Rich's poem does an interesting job of describing the miserable life of a woman looking for ...

(4 pages) 34739 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Escape from Oppression - An essay which uses two literarty works to explore the theme of women's oppression from a feminist perspective (using feminist criticism)

"Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" by Adrienne Rich tells of the repressed Aunt Jennifer who produces scenes representing freedom and fear ...

(5 pages) 119 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Feminism Through Adrienne Rich

Feminism Through Adrienne RichIn a time when women were to be seen and not heard, Adrienne Rich wrote about feminism ... ifer" to express her own feelings whereas in "Diving into the Wreck" she spoke in the first person. Adrienne Rich was no longer married when she wrote this poem and was not hiding her sexuality anymor ...

(4 pages) 83 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Adrienne Rich's Aunt Jennifer's Tigers

Adrienne Rich's "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" is a very structured poem. Each verse contains exactly four ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Literature response for "living in sin" by Adrienne Rich.

being a man. Women do have difficulties living with men. In the poem " Living in Sin", the author, Adrienne Rich, has showed the difficulties of their life, and the horrible relationship through her ...

(1 pages) 41 1 3.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

An Expliciation of "Prospective Immigrants Please Note."

"Prospective Immigrants Please Note"Adrienne RichEither you willgo through this dooror you will not go through.If you go throughthere is ... ?The door itselfmakes no promises.It is only a door."Prospective Immigrants Please Note", a poem by Adrienne Rich, helps one to ponder on the dual perspective, with the mother culture and the American ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

An Explication of "Prospective Immigrants Please Note" by Adrienne Rich.

"Prospective Immigrants Please Note"Adrienne RichEither you willgo through this dooror you will not go through.If you go throughthere is ... will evade you,at what cost who knows?The door itselfmakes no promises.It is only a door.A poem by Adrienne Rich, "Prospective Immigrants Please Note", helps one consider the dual perspective, the mo ... rants, who went from using the Hebraic construct "Yitzhak ben Ya`akov" to Isaac or even Ida Jacobs. Adrienne Rich never had to look seriously at her "white roots" because she didn't have them; she was ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Feminism That Went Too Far

Adrienne Rich was an accomplished poet that spoke up for the feminist's right movement in her many b ... have any sustenance behind them. Feminism does a lot of good things but not in the extreme case of Adrienne Rich. The way she talks about men is patronizing and unreasonable. Her essay seems extremel ... as to empower women to be more independent not to be alone from the other sex entirely. This is was Adrienne Rich has done; she's gone too far. I found with Adrienne Rich's essay, opposed to other aut ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Deconstruction Of Adriene Rich's "Power"

Deconstruction of Adrienne Rich's "Power"� This poem "Power"� is describing all the power that runs good ... s mind. She always knew she had done something great.The first two stanzas are important. They made Adrienne Rich think about Marie Curie. The bottle was kept perfect throughout the years. It was neve ... ws she accomplished. She was the first person to purify radiation. Marie Curie would not approve of Adrienne Rich's poem. Adrienne is telling how Marie did in fact die from the radiation, how "her wou ...

(2 pages) 1247 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Diving Into A Marriage

In Adrienne Rich's book of poems, Diving into the Wreck, she examines many aspects of her life, not the ... their mind, but they don't recognize it for what it is because there is no need for them to use it. Adrienne knew she had to use the ladder to go into something unknown and unfelt for her and she noti ... d does not know when or if she'll be completely lost or when "the ocean / will begin."� (23) Adrienne is aware that she doesn't know what will happen to her and already feels alone, weak and lo ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Storm Protection

Aldus Huxley. Just as Huxley understands the importance of properly handling difficult situations, Adrienne Rich, author of Storm Warnings, relays her strengths in times of storms. With a peaceful ye ...

(3 pages) 579 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cultural Attitudes Towards Women Demonstrated In Poetry

that the poems "To His Coy Mistress"� by Andrew Marvell, "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers"� by Adrienne Rich, and "Barbie Doll"� by Marge Piercy all demonstrate the cultural attitudes towa ... hen.A poem very different from "To His Coy Mistress"� is "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers"� by Adrienne Rich. It is very clear that these two poems were written in two very different centuries. " ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Revision Rich

Revision In Adrienne Rich's essay "When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-vision", the author writes about her perso ... o have the courage to rebel against society and become a conscious being. Works Cited Rich, Adrienne. "When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision". Ways of Reading. Ed. John Sullivan. Bo ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry