Essays Tagged: "Poet laureate"

Ted Hughes, Britain's Poet Laureate

A biography of a talented poet, with description of his major worksEdward James Hughes is one of the most outstanding living B ... one of the most outstanding living British poets. In 1984 he was awarded the title of the nation's Poet Laureate. He came into prominence in the late fifties and early sixties, having earned a reputa ... the late fifties and early sixties, having earned a reputation of a prolific, original and skilful poet, which he maintained to the present day.Ted Hughes was born in 1930 in Yorkshire into a family ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Langston Hughes' poem "Dream Deferred"

Langston Hughes was part of the Harlem Renaissance and was known as "the poet laureate of Harlem." His poems tell of the joys and miseries of the ordinary black man in Ameri ...

(1 pages) 177 0 2.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Should Amiri Baraka resign? This essay is about the New Jersey poet laurete and whether he should resign

Dear Editor,On September 19, 2002, New Jersey poet laureate Amiri Baraka read a controversial poem entitled "Somebody Blew Up America" at the Dodg ... in the way he wishes to even if it means possibly offending a person or a group of people.If every poet had to worry and fret over the fact that one of his poems might possibly offend a group of peop ... y that you can't please everybody; there will always be one person who is unhappy. And furthermore, poetry isn't about pleasing people or praising the government about how swiftly they took action. It ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Victorian Period Essay

Porphyria's Lover.Another writer that we covered in class was Alfred, Lord Tennyson. He became the poet laureate in 1850. The poet laureate is an honor, which names a person the best poet of their ti ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Summery and context description of All the King's Men Robert Penn Warren

one of the twentieth century's outstanding men of letters. He found great success as a novelist, a poet, a critic, and a scholar, and enjoyed a career showered with acclaim. He won two Pulitzer Prize ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysing Ted Hughes and Liz Lochheads poems

Analysing Ted Hughes and Liz Lochheads poemsTed Hughes, Britain's Poet Laureate and easily the most well-known poet of his generation, died of cancer on October 28th ... is father a World War I veteran, carpenter and later shop-keeper. Whatever drove Hughes to become a poet, one of the main influences he cited was the musicality of the West Yorkshire dialect: "Whateve ... iz Lochhead has also worked in other fields of the art world including broadcasting as a performing poet and also has experience as a dramatist. She continues to live in her home city of Glasgow. The ...

(17 pages) 39 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How does Edwin Morgan reveal his attitudes to Glasgow and city life in his poetry?

Edwin Morgan is a Glasgow born, Scottish poet of the twentieth and twenty first centuries. Along with other Scottish poets such as George Mac ... organ was part of "The Big Seven" of which Morgan is, incidentally, the last remaining member. As a poet, he is probably most famous for his works about Glasgow - his native city where he has lived fo ... by his science fiction and concrete pieces. Despite this Morgan earned the title of Glasgow's first Poet Laureate in 1999, at the age of seventy nine. Later Morgan received an even bigger honour in 20 ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Black On White Or White On Black

Black on White or White on Black?? Throughout history there have been many poets that influenced many people. A few of these poets are Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Carl Sandburg, and ... people. A few of these poets are Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Carl Sandburg, and Walt Whitman. Among these poets evolved an even better known poet that I feel is one of the best, Langston Hughes. Hughes was ... t, Langston Hughes. Hughes was a poet of the Harlem Renaissance, in which he got his nickname, "The Poet Laureate of Harlem." Hughes at first did discover his talent for poetry early on in his l ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gwendolyn Brooks

Street in Brozeville. In 1949 Annie Allen was published and it won her the Pulitzer Prize award for poetry in 1950, becoming the first African American woman to receive such a prestigious award. In 19 ... first teaching job at Chicago?s Columbia College. In 1968 she published her new major collection of poetry, In the Mecca, and she was also named poet laureate for the state of Illinois. In 1976 she be ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Bibliographies and Autobiographies present people in different ways.

Hughes are two famous figureheads of the twentieth century. Plath was most famous for her powerful poetry and the controversy between her and Ted Hughes. Hughes was also famous for his poetry, althou ... 46;s America, discusses this. The high points in Plaths life include winning thePullitzer Prize for poetry, and becoming a fullbright scholar, a very powerful award that is only awarded to the brighte ...

(5 pages) 428 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud": A in depth look at the poem by William Wordsworth.

oem "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" (also known as "The Daffodils") by William Wordsworth, England's Poet Laureate in 1843, was originally written in 1807. The poem that we know and are familiar with t ... s offered them liquid nutrients, the bees pollinated them, and so on.William Wordsworth is a master poet and has proven it once again with this poem. In this poem he used many techniques that imply an ...

(7 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Nostalgia by Carol Ann Duffy

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers