Essays Tagged: "Dylan Thomas"

this is an essay about dylan thomas' do not go gentle into that good night

n and it puts everything in perspective as he knows that now it is he who bears the family name. In Dylan Thomas' poem "Do not go gentle into that good night" we see a man who, distraught by the oncom ...

(5 pages) 237 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Dylan Thomas/Robert Frost:

This essay is about Dylan Thomas and Robert Frost. It gives a discussion on the background of the two poets and compares ... n the background of the two poets and compares and contrasts the styles of writing of the two poets.Dylan Thomas/ Robert Frost:Many poets create many different styles of poetry. Some poetry is enlight ... their own personal experiences. For many, that's the only way that they can express themselves. For Dylan Thomas and Robert Frost, this is the case. The lives these poets have lived and vivid styles o ...

(8 pages) 274 2 4.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparison of Blake's "The Lamb" and Thomas' "Fern Hill"

ore popular poems, "The Lamb" reflects the ultimate image of wholesomeness and childhood. Likewise, Dylan Thomas, known for his masterful use of language, gives a detailed account of his childhood day ... t is said that Thomas' deep concern with water and the sea may have been induced by his first name, Dylan, meaning "son of the sea". In "Fern Hill" water imagery arises in the last couplet: "Time held ...

(4 pages) 110 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Dylan Thomas' "Fern Hill".

Fern Hill, Or: Nothing Green Can Stay"Fern Hill" is a touching and sad reminiscence of Dylan Thomas' childhood, as well as a wistful lament on one of man's saddest and most inevitable woe ... happy as the grass was green, and he joyously played about the fire, which was also green as grass. Dylan Thomas and Robert Frost both identified youth with gold, evidently from the presence of gold i ...

(2 pages) 108 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Life and Death in the Works of Dylan Thomas.

rling of the family. As far as love and attention go, he seems to have lacked nothing" (Ferris 25). Dylan Thomas was born in Swansea, Wales, on October 27, 1914. He was the only son and second child o ... stanzas, Thomas wants his father not to go easily into death but to fight it until his last breath.Dylan Thomas is a well known and frequently read poet. Thomas himself said, "All that matters about ...

(7 pages) 80 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis of "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" by Dylan Thomas.

ierce tears, I pray.Do not go gentle into that good night.Rage, rage against the dying of the light.Dylan Thomas was born in Wales in the year 1914. He is best known for his first three poetic works, ... Thomas wrote several volumes through his childhood eyes, which emphasized his religious principles. Dylan Thomas passed away at the age of 39, a month after completing his last work Under Milk Wood, a ...

(4 pages) 221 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Dylan Thomas and his poetry

Dylan Thomas and his poetryDylan Thomas was born on October 14, 1914, in Upland, Swansea. His father ... is father, quick tempered and intimidating had a beautiful, sonorous voice for reading aloud (which Dylan inherited). Florence Hannah Williams, Thomas's mother, was a tailor before she was married. Th ... bullied at school, until he became aggressive and rebellious. (Merric, 1)In 1931 seventeen year old Dylan Thomas left school and became a reporter on the South Wales Evening Post, although he was not ...

(8 pages) 91 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Discuss Dylan Thomas' treatment of the theme of love in Under Milk Wood

humour and tragedy to the play. The interaction between married couples is one way in which Dylan Thomas adds humour to the play. It is the lack of love that is so comical. For example Mr. Pug ... s Cherry Owen says '"I love you both."' Meaning her husband's sober side and his drunk side. Dylan Thomas uses love to add tragedy to Under Milk Wood as well as humour though. In the play there ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Edgar Allen Poe compared to Dylan Thomas

Two of the greatest poets of all time have been Edgar Allen Poe and Dylan Thomas; however, two poets can have opposite writing styles. Most of Poe's poems are all focus ... s can have opposite writing styles. Most of Poe's poems are all focused on the depression of death. Dylan Thomas's "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night," was written during the period of his father' ...

(2 pages) 63 3 3.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Rage, rage against the dying of the light" is a line from Dylan Thomas's poem "Do Not Go Gentle Into The Night". Discussing that quote

"Rage, rage against the dying of the light" is a line from Dylan Thomas's poem "Do Not Go Gentle Into The Night". This poem was written for Dylan Thomas's dyin ... m. The Rabbi still searched for his son but the bond had been broken. In the poem, the bond between Dylan and his father never breaks. Dylan feels he must write a poem to help his father fight against ... e. Elie's father lost the will to live and went gentle into the night.In the poem, the bond between Dylan and his father never breaks. The feelings Dylan had for his father in the late stages of his l ...

(2 pages) 39 2 4.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Fern Hill" by Dylan Thomas.

.I am oging to find th edifferent way in which he tries to convey this message.In the five stanzas, Dylan Thomas has a different approach towards his childhood in comparaison to the last stanza. We se ... ke the sae " the author as an adult seems to be imprisoned in this feeling of regret.In my opinion ,Dylan Thomas is not trying to deliberately convey a messafe , because he himself does not know what ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

John Berryman's "The Dream Songs"

udied two years at Cambridge University in England, meeting W B. Yeats, T S. Eliot, W H. Auden, and Dylan Thomas. He tried playwriting, won the Oldham Shakespeare prize, and published poems in Souther ...

(8 pages) 1554 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

British Writers

. This is a hard thing to accomplish when you are in the company of T.S. Elliot, William Yeats, and Dylan Thomas. It could be my preference of style of writing that make Joyce my "pick of the litter"& ...

(3 pages) 444 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Investigation Into The Depiction Of Innocence In Dylan Thomas’s Poetry

There are three poems in which Dylan Thomas directly deals with innocence, and the loss of it to adulthood, and many smaller poems ... heme of time, which is one of the central figures in his poetry. Here I will attempt to uncover how Dylan Thomas uses the theme of innocence in his poetry, and why it works so well.The first of Dylan' ... he first of Dylan's innocent trio I shall look at is titled "˜Was there a time'. In this poem Dylan is deeply regretting the loss of innocence. His use of "Was there..?"�; makes it sound ...

(13 pages) 1495 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Introduction to Literature (Part II)

nd always will be full of changes, not all for the good. "Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night" by Dylan Thomas, "We Real Cool" by Gwendolyn Books and "The Times They are a Changing" by Bob Dylan all ... different forms of life's changes as they relate to each individual poem.First, we will begin with Dylan Thomas's "Do not go Gentle into that Good Night". This poem illustrates a father to son relati ...

(3 pages) 47 0 2.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

An Analysis of the poem 'Homecoming' by Bruce Dawe

oet who began writing poetry at the age of 13. He was influenced by writers such as John Milton and Dylan Thomas. Dawe's poetry revolves around Australian society, politics and culture.The title "Home ...

(2 pages) 21297 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Fern Hill

come to worship. These people were known as Romantics. One major influence on romantic writings was Dylan Thomas. In his poem "Fern Hill", he uses imagery to describe nature in all its beauty and grac ... /thombiog.shtml, 1997). One critic of Thomas's works is a man by the name of Lorenzo Simpson.Dylan Thomas's poem "Fern Hill" it is Time, ´in the mercy of his means,´ which lets us b ...

(3 pages) 1242 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas was a spectacular poet, who knew how to bring a poem to life by the use of verbal image ... imagery. Through his work, he was able to find solace in a life full of pain and alcoholism. Dylan Marlais Thomas was born on October 27, 1914 on 5 Cwmodonkin Drive in Swansea, Wales. (Subcult ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

What has Dylan Thomas tried to achieve in this passage? How has he used language to try and achieve this?

Under Milk Wood is a 1972 play written by Dylan Thomas. He has tried to set the mood of the play through the use of contrast, the use of sound ... well as the use of a narrator.The use of contrast is a key factor in setting the mood of the play. Dylan Thomas has achieved this through the comparison of animate and inanimate objects with their op ... while the shops and houses are given the emotions of humans. It is through the use of contrast that Dylan Thomas has created the mood of the play.Furthermore, sound devices create a sense of eeriness ...

(2 pages) 26 1 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Death Poetry Analysis

ath poets.Death. No other theme expresses such deep and varied emotions from poets across the globe.Dylan Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night," by contrast to the other poems' death interpr ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers