Essays Tagged: "A. E. Housman"

A Rose For Emily by A.E Houseman

I'm not sure when A.E. Housman wrote this poem, however, even at twenty I canidentify. This poem gives light to the ri ...

(3 pages) 107 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A. E. Housman's 'To an Athlete Dying Young'

A. E. Housman's 'To an Athlete Dying Young,' also known asLyric XIX in A Shropshire Lad, holds as it ... he athlete's friends and not Housmanpresenting the story. Legggett, the author of The Poetic Art of A.E. Housman, says:Housman achieves the effect of the assertionof two contradictory attitudes--gaiet ... 951. (185)Henry, Nat. 'Housman's To an Athlete Dying Young.'The Explicator, 1954. (188-189)Housman, A.E.. 'To an Athlete Dying Young.' The BedfordIntroduction To Literature. Ed. Michael Meyer. Boston: ...

(7 pages) 205 0 4.7 Nov/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of "To An Athlete Dying Young" By A.E. Housman

To an Athlete Dying Young The poem To an Athlete Dying Young by A. E. Housman is a piece about one of the most tragic fates. That fate, of course, is dying at a you ...

(3 pages) 147 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"To An Athlete Dying Young" A.E. Housman.

to have a premature death viewed in a positive light. Yet, this is exactly the driving force behind A.E. Housman's "To an Athlete Dying Young." In the poem, it is implied, if not outright stated, that ...

(1 pages) 80 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

To an Athlete Dying Young

ts through the market-place and his early death with the whole town attending the funeral. However, A.E. Housman takes a horrid event, an athlete whose time has come too soon, and rearranges it into s ...

(3 pages) 110 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alfred Edward Housman

A(lfred) E(dward)." Contemporary Authors.Ed. Frances C. Locher. Vol. 104.Detroit: Gale, 1982. 216."A.E. Housman." Dictionary of Literary Biography.Ed. Donald E. Stanford. Vol. 19.Detroit: The Gale Gr ... onary of Literary Biography.Ed. Donald E. Stanford. Vol. 19.Detroit: The Gale Group, 1983. 214-227."A.E. Housman." Poetry Criticism.Ed. Robyn V. Young. Vol. 2.Detroit: Gale, 1991. 157-202."A.E. Housma ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparing Housman's and Updike's poems that have two totally different attitudes toward athletes.

In A.E. Housman's poem "To an Athletes Dying Young" and John Updike's poem "Ex- Basketball Player," eac ... sketball Player," each of the speakers use two different types of attitudes toward the athletes. In A.E. Housman's poem, his way of thinking about the athlete is negative.Smart lad, to slip betimes aw ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

A.E. Housman/Loveliest of Trees

In his poem, 'The Loveliest of Trees', A. E. Housman takes us through a sort of progression, if you will, from youth to age in three brief ...

(1 pages) 89 1 4.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Young And Foolish

Young and Foolish The poem When I was one-and-twenty by A.E. Housman conveys two different ideas that seem to come together. The ideas that with age comes w ... really learn a lesson.The tough lesson that the young man in the poem When I was one-and-twenty by A.E. Housman showed how stubborn and foolish young people can be. Listening to some simple advice fr ...

(2 pages) 759 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Life Of A. E. Housman

The Life of A.E. Housman Written by Tonya Bliss (A.)lfred (E.)dward Housman is one of the very few Engli ... w English scholars to attain a European stature and the only one who is also a poet of consequence. A.E. Housman is famous for such works as An Athlete Dying Young, Because I Liked You Better, and He ... ifetime to express emotion for someone of the same sex, but it is quite evident in his writing that A. E. Housman was a gay man. His life became public with the success of A Shropshire Lad and his aff ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poem Analysis

34). In his poem "When I Was One-and-Twenty" he expresses his thoughts about the fleetingness of love.In the opening lines of the poem Housman speaks of a young man who recalls a time when he was the ... him to give away precious, expensive items such as pearls and rubies in order to keep his heart free. This suggests that a person's heart is more valuable than any of their prized possessions, such a ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Everything Gold Will Die Young

A. E. Housman's "To an Athlete Dying Young" and "Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost are poems on ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

To an Athlete Dying Young A.E. Housman

#65533;1� Chris NorthcuttLoretta ArnoldSenior English 1B6 March 2009To an Athlete Dying YoungA.E Housman wrote "To an Athlete Dying Young" which was he had written. Housman was born on March 26 ... d he had fell in love with two of his roommates. The names of his roommates where Moses Jackson and A. W. Pollard. Jackson was the love of his life more than pollard because Jackson was heterosexual. ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

COMPARATIVE OF THE LIVES AND TIMES, AND POETRY OF ROBERT HERRICK & A. E. HOUSMAN

COMPARATIVE OF THE LIVES AND TIMES, AND POETRY OFROBERT HERRICK & A. E. HOUSMANRobert Herrick was a 17th-century English lyric poet and cleric. Born in London in 1591 ... .Also hailing from England and born almost 300 years after Herrick, Alfred Edward Housman, known as A. E. Housman, was a 19th-century classical scholar and poet. Born in Fockbury, Worcestershire in 18 ... strongly influenced by the classical Roman writers, as well as the poems of the late Elizabethan era.Herrick wrote during the reign of both King Charles I and II. Politically, this era was characteri ...

(14 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry