Essays Tagged: "line 6"

"old age sticks" by E.E. Cummings analysis

formatting to an odd, separated format. This allows the reader to see the multiple meanings of each line.Line two says "Up keep". This is saying that the old take care of the youth. But lines 2-4 comb ... uth. But lines 2-4 combined say "..Keep off signs". This shows how old people are forbidding youth. Line 5 says "youth yanks them". This is saying that youth doesn't respect the old. But this line is ...

(1 pages) 9908 0 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

William Wordsworth Poem: "I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud."

Wordsworth begins his extended metaphor in the third line of the poem, with his speaker saying, "I saw a crowd, / a host, of golden daffodils" that were ... , "I saw a crowd, / a host, of golden daffodils" that were "fluttering and dancing in the breeze." (line 6). The speaker is attributing to these daffodils human qualities: their forming a crowd, and t ... ds. He shows us the daffodils as they were "tossing their heads in a sprightly dance" (12) -- a liveliness the speaker is apparently unable to find in his solitude as a man. Contrasting the daffodils ...

(1 pages) 87 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"After Great Pain A Formal Feeling comes" by Emily Dickenson.

d if outlived,As freezing persons recollect the snow--First chill, then stupor, then the letting go.Line-By-Line InterpatationLine 1- A great pain is a formal feeling. This can relate to a funeral.Lin ... can relate to a funeral.Line 2- Never sit still are the people bustling about to go to the funeral.Line 3- The still heart (death) Questions itself.Line 4- Death has been doing these things (taking l ...

(2 pages) 55 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Personal Response and analyzation to the poem Dulce et Decorum est by Owen. It identifies literary and rhetorical devices used.

Owen's words. The first paragraph drew me in and I can literally feel the suffering of the soldiers.Line one of paragraph two uses an interesting word choice "An ecstasy of fumbling" it's as if Owen w ... w his surroundings in slow motion. He describes one man, "As under a green sea, I saw him drowning (line 6 paragraph two)." I cannot imagine being in such an experience as that and Owen's words paint ...

(1 pages) 32 0 1.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Legend by David Gemmell, evaluation essay

a representation of what it simply is; a parasitic insect that feeds off the blood of its host. In lines 3-6, the speaker tells how the flea sucked both his mistress' and his own blood. It is not ful ... n blood. It is not fully explained why the speaker talks so much about the flea until the last four lines of the first stanza. What the flea has done is not "A sin, nor a shame, nor a loss of maidenhe ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Comparison between Claudio (measure for measure) and Gerard (murmuring judges)

one says to Lucio and his companions that he "was worth five thousand of you all" (- act 1 scene 2, line 60-61). Escalus calls him a "gentleman" with "a most noble father." (- act two scene one, line 6-7)

(1 pages) 32 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How far do fate and destiny play their parts in the deaths of Romeo and Juliet?

logue of Romeo and Juliet when it states,"A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life." (Prologue Line 6)From the first lines of the play the audience is made aware of the ultimate deaths of the lov ... ir parents' strife. The Prologue states,"The fearful passage of their death-mark'd love," (Prologue Line 9)This implies that the fate of their love is death. The first coincidence is that Romeo and Ju ...

(7 pages) 57 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Let America Be America-An essay on the American Dream, and how America today has defered from that dream.

ca Be America", it is important to note that Hughes repetitiously uses the word dream. For example, line 6 states, "Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed." Repetition of "dream" shows that the ... "American dream" for so many is merely a dream and nothing more. However, at the beginning of this line, "Let America be", Hughes is pleading to the reader to allow the dream to become a reality. ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Victory: An Analysis

a child in the poem The Victory: "I thought you were my victory / though you cut me like a knife" (Lines 1-2). Although she must endure such pain, it is also exciting for the mother to bring new life ... ker denies the fact that giving birth to a child is a victory, by using words such as "antagonist" (Line 5), "bruise" (Line 6) and "scary" (Line 13). By using these words, Stevenson is trying to portr ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poem Commentary: Constantly Risking Absurdity by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

gain.The Poem is about the similarities between a poet and an acrobat. One can first notice this in line 6 when it says "the poet like and acrobat". This is of course also the theme of the poem. But a ... iles to compare the poet and the acrobat; it portrays the poet as creating a "high wire of his own"(line 8). The poet, like the acrobat, uses "slight-of-foot tricks and other high theatrics"(lines 14- ...

(4 pages) 34 0 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Robert Hayden's "Those Winter Sundays"

The fact that the sentences in the center of the poem all end in commas, carrying over to the next line, creates suspense.** Appealing to Our Senses:Hayden makes the reader feel and suffer the bitter ... of touch and sight. We can hear the sounds of the wood in the heat as '"'splintering, breaking'"' (line 6) and we can also see the light and feel the warmth. The family apparently did not have centra ...

(2 pages) 93 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

William Blake's Views on Love portrayed in "The Clod and the Pebble"

symbolizes people that may be less fortunate and need to work hard for a living, which is shown in line 6 "Trodden with the cattle's feet," Blake shows that these people understand their roles in lif ... clod of clay appreciate love and see it as a beautiful and special gift that improves life shown in line 4 "And builds a Heaven in Hell's despair." On the other hand, those who are represented by the ...

(3 pages) 14 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Sonnet #73

nd dying. In the second quatrain, the scene changes from autumn to dusk, a day coming to an end. In line five to seven, the poet describes the end of a day, from "twilight" (line 5), to "sunset" (line ... bes the end of a day, from "twilight" (line 5), to "sunset" (line 6), then finally to "black night"(line 7). These descriptions, like those in the first quatrain, also suggest that something as bright ...

(1 pages) 501 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

King lear 2

e bitterness that he had been denied what his brother and most others take for granted.Beginning on line 6, Edmund questions the wrongdoings of his origins. Just because his is "twelve or fourteen moo ...

(1 pages) 785 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

King lear 2

e bitterness that he had been denied what his brother and most others take for granted.Beginning on line 6, Edmund questions the wrongdoings of his origins. Just because his is "twelve or fourteen moo ...

(1 pages) 432 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Anne Stevenson's The Victory

a child in the poem The Victory: "I thought you were my victory / though you cut me like a knife" (Lines 1-2). Although she must endure such pain, it is also exciting for the mother to bring new life ... ker denies the fact that giving birth to a child is a victory, by using words such as "antagonist" (Line 5), "bruise" (Line 6) and "scary" (Line 13). By using these words, Stevenson is trying to portr ...

(2 pages) 2776 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Human Dignity in Issac Singer's Autobiography

sherwomen, Had Human Dignity for her self.In Passage one, Mashenka is a true and generous women. In line 4, Chekhov, uses the literary technique called simile. He is comparing the porters face "&helli ... d. While they were having dinner that night, the author uses the technique called foreshadowing. In line 6 and 7, Chekhov, is saying "Madame Kushkin is in a fit, most likely, or else has quarreled wit ...

(4 pages) 844 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Othello: Play Verses Film

io the lieutenant. Roderigo says, ?Thou told'st me thou didst hold him in thy hate? (Act I, Scene I line 6). Iago responds by saying: Despise me, if I do not. Three great ones of the city, In personal ... And what was he? Forsooth, a great arithmetician, One Michael Cassio, a Florentine? (Act I, Scene I lines 6-21).But the film opens with the Duke and army leaders rowing on a dark waterway discussing f ...

(6 pages) 44 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare