Essays Tagged: "Poet"

Ode to the west wind - questions and answers

What is the tone of Stanza I? Explain.Stanza I has a tone of calm and sensuality created in it. The poet is only depicting the real image he sees in front of him, explain the monotony of an Autumn Day ... lig;What is the tone of Stanza II? How does the author describe the clouds?In Stanza II we find the poet to be rather uncertain and concerned with the violence and terror of air storms. This would als ...

(2 pages) 58 1 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Maxine Tynes' poem, "Reach out and Touch" - poem analysis

ly curiosity. The use of "electric" in line 3 was a very descriptive and vivid word to describe the poet's bouncing curls. The author used these specific worlds and quotes to tell us that we should le ... tting in front of them, slapped the child's hands away. With line 9 "hush-up of your questions" the poet is trying to make an analogy, as if "slapping hands away" (8) is what adults usually do. They d ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Judith Wright Essay "Wedding Photograph" and "The Old Prison"

Poetry, in its many different forms may been seen as a gateway into the deeper layers of a person ... zed through their writing. This insight allows readers to gain a wider perspective on the views the poet bears on the many themes and issues raised throughout their poetry. In the poems, “Wedding ... ut their poetry. In the poems, “Wedding Photograph, 1913” and “The Old Prison”, poet Judith Wright uses strong imagery to comment on the themes and issues present in society, from ...

(8 pages) 3050 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

A comparison between "Blackberrying" by Sylvia Plath and "Mirror" by Sylvia Plath

account is the theme. Taking into account the literal wording of the poem, it can be seen that the poet is concentrating on the beauty of nature as a main theme.If you go deeper into the poems meanin ... nd a sense of contentment in motherhood in her own life and it is a theme expressed strongly in her poetry. The repeated use of the word 'blackberries' is used to alliterate and place emphasis the imp ...

(3 pages) 29 2 2.8 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A response to a poem called "Mid Term Break" by Seamus Heavey

addition I started to analyze and make connections with something I knew myself. I noticed that the poet used the words pram and cot, which are synonyms and this may mean that the story is connected t ... synonyms and this may mean that the story is connected to a baby.In addition the punctuation of the poet is professionally used, because he continues the sentence even though he had already started a ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Journey to the end, An analysis of Emily Dickinson's "Could not stop for Death"

carriage "the carriage held but just ourselves - And Immortality" (l. 3-4). In the first line, the poet makes mention of how the speakers disappearance in the world. The life taking event, has been p ... st, the speaker believes that she is still alive. With the use of the term "Immortality" (l. 4) the poet shows that at the beginning of her journey the speaker is young, and enthusiastic to tell about ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

'Telephone Conversation' by Wole Soyinka - analysis

In 'Telephone Conversation', the poet conveys his disappointment and anger about being discriminated by the Caucasian unfairly just b ... e house, instead of telling the woman how dark he is directly, he play word tricks on the woman.The poet describes the woman 'lipstick coated, long gold-rolled cigarette-holder piped', it seems that t ... n is wealthy and well-educated, it's a bit ironic, from the outlook of the woman, it seems that the poet want to convey the idea that the woman is good and 'considerate', however, the poet actually wa ...

(2 pages) 34166 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Little Boy Crying" by Mervyn Morris

5;tears’, ‘sorrow’, ‘scald’, ‘sadness’ and ‘hate’. The poet has also used alliteration to depict the hatred of the boy towards his father, such as ‘gr ... ize the hurt and pain the boy feels.The sad tone runs throughout the poem, in fact, the tone of the poet is a bit pitying because he really loves his son and doesn’t want to slap him. However, he ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Theme and tone in 'Telephone Conversation' by Wole Soyinka

was a poem concerning the racial discrimination between the Caucasian and African. In the poem, the poet wanted to rent a house from the landlady originally. However, after he stated that he was Afric ... dy originally. However, after he stated that he was African, the conversation turned to discuss the poet's skin color swiftly and it lasted till the end of the conversation.. Repetition was used to em ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Little boy crying" by Mervyn Morris

This punishment drives anger and hate-ness of the child towards his father.In the first stanza, the poet describes the feeling of the boy, and the innocence of children. " Your mouth contorting in bri ... to howls". The mood of the baby metamorphoses from a happy laugh of a baby to howls of sadness. The poet emphasis the boy and describes his "three year old frustration". The boy is standing confused w ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Gloire the Dijon" and the transience of the moment.

Lawrence mentions in his “Introduction” to New Poems:(1)“The seething poetry of the incarnate Now is supreme, beyond even the everlasting gems of the before and after ... s are a universal symbol of eternal love and beauty. By using these roses to compare the woman, the poet is immediately letting us know that the woman is not only beautiful, but she will cause an impr ... At last in his “Introduction” Lawrence mentions: “This is the unrestful, ungraspable poetry of the sheer present, poetry whose very permanency lies in its wind-like transit” In the ...

(2 pages) 2015 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Rising five" by Norman Nicholson

ires to look grown up, and metaphors it with the growth of the nature around him. In this poem, the poet expresses about the way he feels towards the positive and negative effect of the growth of the ... him self getting closer to being a five year old. Neglecting the child's feeling of a grown up, the poet focuses on the innocence that the child looked like while counting his years. 'His spectacles b ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Before the sun" by Charles Mungoshi

This is a simple poem written by the African poetCharles Mungoshi, in which a boy talks about his every day life activity. The boy like all other ... en sometimes tiring (he wakes up very early to work hard, like grownups do).In the first stanza the poet gives us concept of time, which shows us that it’s dun, a beginning of a new day. ‘Pr ... ain. The warm ‘blue morning’, will eventually change to heat and later to heavy rain. The poet uses the word ‘promises’ before early heating, it’s like you can’t avoid th ...

(3 pages) 44 1 3.8 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Nettles" by Vernon Scannell

“Nettles” by poet Vernon Scannell is a reflective poem based on the poet trying to protect his son from hurting h ... I found this poem very emotional and touching and this is mainly why I chose to write about it. The poet reflects on his own experience to prove his point of view, and he achieves this, and I indent t ... s, and I indent to analyse what point he is trying to convey in this poem.The poem is set in the poet’s own garden, with the nettles hidden out of sight behind the shed. The young child (the poet ...

(4 pages) 12 0 4.2 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Dramatic Monologue: This essay spells out the salient features of the dramatic monologue, with examples.

ramatic monologue has three salient features –Firstly, a single person who is patently not the poet, utters the speech that makes up the whole of a poem, in a specific situation at a critical mom ... t these interactions only through what the speaker says.Thirdly, the main principle controlling the poet’s formulation of what the lyric speaker says is to reveal to the reader, in a way that enh ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Comparing and contrasting 'We are the Cherokee' and 'First they said'

sting the two poems about racial attitudes people have towards indigenous tribes; and analysing the poet’s choice of poetic techniques.First of all I’m going to be talking about the poem  ... published his first book Pen Rhythm, in an act to try to reach more people, his mission was to take poetry every where. His poems most of the time tries to have an aspect of humour but will always hav ...

(12 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Forbidding Mourning by John Donne

eir souls to go,Whilst some of their sad friends sayThe breath goes now, and some say, No; (1-4)The poet paints the scene of an honorable man’s death, and how those closest to him cope with his p ... apart. The husband tells his wife that this is not a “breach but an expansion” (23). The poet compares their separation to “gold like airy thinness beat” (24). Gold is a very mall ...

(5 pages) 13 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

The Fish By: Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop's "The Fish"Elizabeth Bishop is a poet that is often admired for her vivid descriptive poetry. Her interest in reading and writing cam ... subtle revelations" (Gale). One excellent example of this can be seen in her poem, "The Fish." The poet's observation in this poem not only creates an image of the fish for the reader, but it also ex ... his poem not only creates an image of the fish for the reader, but it also expands the scope of the poet's appreciation for the fish."The Fish" is a narrative poem in which the poet discovers the beau ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Soneet 116

is ever-lasting.The first quatrain has a rhyme scheme of ABAC where "minds" rhymes with "finds".The poet uses the rhymes to create a sense of rhythm in the poem.The first line consists of an example o ... love as being a type of marriage.Repetition of the words "love","alter" and "remove" shows that the poet was trying to emphasise on the points he made to us.The second stanza has a rhyme scheme of ABA ...

(1 pages) 339 0 3.0 Dec/2007

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

The Shadow of the Wind

- Daniel Sempere - Compassion"'What we'd really need is someone very special, half detective, half poet, someone who won't charge much or be afraid to tackle the impossible.' 'I think I have the righ ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers