Essays Tagged: "Carol Ann Duffy"

War Poems: Compare and contrast a Pre-1900 war poem with a Post 1900 War Poem. (The two used here are "Come Up From The Fields Father" by Walt Whitman and "War Photographer" by Carol Anne Duffy

s you imagine what it would be like if this terrible thing happened to you.In "War Photographer" by Carol Ann Duffy tells the story of a war photographer who has just returned from battle an is develo ... f victims and leaves them sad and also angry that their loved one has been taken.In the last verse, Carol Ann Duffy points out that the general public only care when they're looking at the pictures an ...

(5 pages) 102 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Carol Ann Duffy.

One of Carol Ann Duffy's poems is "The war photographer". By reading the title we know that this poem has a ... of the war, which is the reality of war and the relationship between war and us.The second poem of Carol Ann Duffy, "Valentine", is about romantic love. The persona is first person "I", and the valen ...

(6 pages) 46 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Discuss the innovative nature of the three contemporary poets, Peter Reading,Bernard O'Donoghue, and Carol Ann Duffy

ket at the end of the poem. This inability to truly live life is what really becomes the "weakness".Carol Ann Duffy is another poet, who like Reading and O'Donoghue, has created an innovative poetic i ... writing styles they develop in order to reflect society as they see it.BibliographyBrown, S. (2003) Carol Ann Duffy. English Open Access (updated 17 June, 2003). http://www.stevebrown.clara.net/index. ...

(7 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Comparison of Love Poems

I am going to compare three different poems: "My Box" by Gillian Clarke, "Valentine" by Carol Ann Duffy and "Shall I compare Thee...?" (Sonnet 18) by William Shakespeare. In my essay I wil ... that life is short but memories will always outlive them."Valentine" a contemporary poem written by Carol Ann Duffy, is a poem using an extended metaphor about a gift of an onion to her lover. The poe ...

(10 pages) 103 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Comparison between the poems "Love" by George Hilbert and "Valentine" by Carol Ann Duffy

e love and religious love. I will compare Love (III) by George Hilbert (religious) and Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy (mature) and show the contrasts and trends in both.These two poems have distinct mea ... ell as all the rest.The images in Valentine are much more effective and much more powerful, because Carol Ann Duffy blends the romantic images like the moon; with harsh, violent images, by using phras ...

(3 pages) 26 1 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

'Originally' By Carol Ann Duffy - poetry commentary

well as negative turns in life often bringing upon one a lot of change. In the poem 'originally' by Carol Ann Duffy, one reads about a seemingly sudden change in a Childs life, where one is confronted ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Compare and contrast how three poets create a distinct sense of place through language and how these places provoke strong emotions in the writer.

name of this Section suggests, the theme of these three poems is places. "In Your Mind" written by Carol Ann Duffy, "An Unknown Girl" by Moniza Alvi, and "Geography Lesson" by Zulfiker Ghose each hav ...

(5 pages) 31 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Essay on two poems of carol an

In the poems 'Stealing' and 'Mrs Tilcher's Class' Carol Ann Duffy tells us about life through different people's eyes . In both her poems she uses sim ... observation here is that she motivates people against antisocial behavior. In 'Mrs Tilchers Class' Carol Ann Duffy illustrates the difference stages of life in a child.'Stealing' is a poem in the for ... tries to be part of families by collecting photographs of them, this is evidence of his loneliness.Carol Ann Duffy has used an irony of the thief hugging the snowman. Hugging is associated with warmt ...

(2 pages) 4 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Essay on two poems of carol an

In the poems 'Stealing' and 'Mrs Tilcher's Class' Carol Ann Duffy tells us about life through different people's eyes . In both her poems she uses sim ... observation here is that she motivates people against antisocial behavior. In 'Mrs Tilchers Class' Carol Ann Duffy illustrates the difference stages of life in a child.'Stealing' is a poem in the for ... tries to be part of families by collecting photographs of them, this is evidence of his loneliness.Carol Ann Duffy has used an irony of the thief hugging the snowman. Hugging is associated with warmt ...

(2 pages) 536 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

In Mrs Tilscher's class by Carol Ann Duffy

"In Mrs Tilscher's class" by Carol Ann Duffy is about rites of passage, the transition from childhood to adolescence and the thin ...

(5 pages) 15611 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

What connections have you found between the ways in which Duffy and Pugh write about social problems? In your response, you must include detailed critical discussion of at least two of Duffy’s poems.

igh and Duffy talks of society in a critical way. Another poem by Duffy, Making Money, is a poem by Carol Ann Duffy which satirises society's obsession with money, and criticises what lengths people w ... e is failing, and leading people to believe their lives are pointless or unimportant.The poems from Carol Ann Duffy and Sheenagh Pugh all highlight differing problems in society, whether it is the pol ...

(8 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poetry commentary on "Originally" by Carol Ann Duffy

Commentary on "Originally"Assignment: write a full length commentary on the poem "Originally" by Carol Ann DuffyWho as a child has never been terrified by the harshness of moving? "Originally", wri ... "just like the rest" and still keep our individuality? Is change always for the better?BibliographyCarol Ann Duffy, The Other Country (1979)submitted to www.writework.com

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

GCSE Poetry

of death as explored in Dylan Thomas' "Do not go gentle" is also explored in "War Photographer" by Carol Ann Duffy although in this poem, the theme is tackled indirectly through the aftermath of war. ... oked, he waits what emerges from the "spools of suffering". This use of sibilance emphases the pain Carol Ann Duffy wanted the reader to acknowledge. There is also an extended metaphor to describe the ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Nostalgia by Carol Ann Duffy

Nostalgia by Carol Ann DuffyLinda WangWhen we were younger we might have been homesick at school camps or sleepov ... from nostalgia for years and decades before being able to see their hometown again. InNostalgia by Carol Ann Duffy, the mercenaries, strong brave men, described in the poem are tormented by the same ... e strangers to everyplace they go. Using sound devices, structure, diction and language techniques, Carol An. Duffy presents a sentimental story of the mercenaries from Switzerland fighting in a forei ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers