Essays Tagged: "collection of poems"

Ted Hughes, Britain's Poet Laureate

Archaeology and Anthropology. At Cambridge he met Sylvia Plath, whom he married in 1956. His first collection of poems Hawk in the Rain was published in 1957. The same year he made his first records ... ramme. Shortly afterwards, the couple went to live to America and stayed there until 1959. His next collection of poems Lupercal (1960) was followed by two books for children Meet My Folks (1961) and ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Review of John G. Neihardt's "Black Elks speaks"

dt was alreadya published writer, and prior to this particular narrative he was at work publishing acollection of poems titled Cycle of the West. Although he was initially seeking infor-mation about a ... erican religious movement that occurred at the endof the 19th century for the conclusion his poetry collection, Neihardt was instead giftedwith the story of Black Elk's life. Black Elk's words would e ...

(5 pages) 92 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lawrence Ferlinghetti's Politics

the 1950's. His beliefs strengthened when he was put on trial for publishing a highly controversial collection of poems written by Allen Ginsberg. Lawrence Ferlinghetti has chosen to express his polit ... his first national attention. Ferlinghetti was arrested and brought to trial as the publisher of a collection of obscene poetry, Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg (Alspaugh 1148). Eventually he ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.7 Jun/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Biography of W.H. Auden.

s without much success: he received a disappointing third-class degree in English and had his first collection of poems rejected by T.S. Eliot at Faber & Faber.In 1928 he moved to Berlin where he ... .In 1930 he published his first book of verse called "Paid on Both Sides", and in the same year his collection Poems. The poems were short, untitled and slightly cryptic. Auden soon gained fame as a l ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Walt Whitman's Song of Myself broken down into the elements of character, imagery, language, theme, tone, and form.

ry, language, theme, tone, and form.One poem that displays these elements is Song of Myself fromhis collection of poems called Leaves of Grass. Just asingle section of this poem will contain all the e ...

(3 pages) 256 0 3.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poetry Commentary on 'Sailing to Byzantium' by William Butler Yeats

zantium' is an allusion to the agony of old age and human mortality, and was written as a part of a collection of poems called 'Tower'. It is in very old verse form which is written as a narrative ver ...

(8 pages) 102 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Nature in "Dien Cai Dau."

interpretation for two of Yusef Komunyakaa's poems ("Camouflaging the Chimera"; "Tunnels") from his collection of poems, known as Dien Cai Dau, which are, in my opinion, his most descriptive and illus ... distinctly states the word 'a' before 'world' so that some would interpret this line as a person's collection of life experiences. This is what I enjoy most about his poems: his ability to write pag ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Bean eaters: Poverty among the elderly.

, American Childhood. Later, she submitted her poems to various magazines and newspapers. Her first collection of poems titled "A Street in Bronzeville", won Gwendolyn wide acclaim when it was release ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Pride of Individuality: A New Critical Reading of "The Eolian Harp"

centuries. Though Coleridge co-authored The Lyrical Ballads with William Wordsworth, a foundational collection of poems that helped to define Romanticism, Coleridge was unique in his poetic style. Whi ...

(9 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Discuss the contribution of Hermann Gunkel and Sigmund Mowinckel to the study of the Psalms.

ribution of Hermann Gunkel and Sigmund Mowinckel to the study of the Psalms.The Psalms are a unique collection of writings which emerge from times in the Old Testament. The insightful analysis of Herm ... the enlightenment period of the 18th Century. Prior to this, the Psalms were considered primarily a collection of poems/prayers born from the emotions of holy individuals.In 1811, De Wette formalised ...

(4 pages) 16 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Whitman and Women: "Song of Myself"

ing, who is "not one jot less than" man ("A Woman Waits For Me,"16).Leaves of Grass, Whitman's life collection of poems, portrays women as the gateways to life, and in turn, the gateways to the promis ...

(11 pages) 107 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A commentary on '700 Intellektuelle beten einen Oeltank an'

y 1928 and then in a magazine by the name of Simplicissimus in early 1929. It featured as part of a collection of poems by Brecht in the Versuche series and was placed under the heading Aus dem Lesebu ...

(5 pages) 1953 0 2.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

T. S. Eliot Bio

-British poet and critic. He moved to England after graduating from Harvard.Eliot's first published collection of poems was Prufrock and Other Observations in 1917 (Encarta Encyclopedia). He gained in ...

(1 pages) 440 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

English Extension Thesis

" The two texts that have been set for study are "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen and a collection of poems by Robert Browning. The first supplementary text chosen for study is "Married"&# ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Critical Essay On William Blake

William Blake Critical Analysis Paper In 1794 William Blake issued a two- volume collection of poems in a book titled Songs of Innocence and of Experience. This book included hand p ... ns along with the poems mounted on copper plates. These poems have been called "the most remarkable collection of poems written in English (C. M. Bowra 25) ."� The intent of these works was to ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison of the writing tactics used in "The Things They Carried" by Tim O' Brien and "Dien Cai Dau" by Yusef Komunyakaa

wo reading selections that recall different memories and emotions from the Vietnam War. O'Brien's recollection of the war is in the form of a novel that is comprised of a selection of short stories th ... hat is comprised of a selection of short stories that relate to war experiences. Komunyakaa wrote a collection of poems, which each work in their own unique way to allow the reader to extract the true ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Paul L. Dunbar

16). His second volume, "Majors and Minors" was published in 1895. "Majors and Minor" were a collection of poems that was written in standard English ("major") and in dialect ("minor") (Young 3 ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Risen From the Ashes of Earthl

r, first temporally and later spiritually (Fergusson 165, Inf. II, 109-114). His La Vita Nuova is a collection of poems and prose commentary inspired by Beatrice and collected after her death in 1290. ...

(11 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Gwen Harwood Gender Analysis

Gwen Harwood constructed her poetry, is observed, sometimes criticized and often challenged in the collection of poems found in the text 'Gwen Harwood, Selected Poems'. The representation of the imag ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Catulus

perhaps the so-called Lesbia poems, but these passionate poems represent only one part of a larger collection that is just as distinguished. It is through the collection of poems as a whole that we c ...

(4 pages) 10 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry