Essays Tagged: "poetic devices"

Plath's poem "Tulips"

he describes the emotional voyage she takes battling life and depression. Using metaphors and other poetic devices, she is able to show that turmoil in her mind. By explicating this poem, a meaning ca ...

(10 pages) 80 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Henry Purcell" by Gerard Manley Hopkins.

e rhyme scheme, but makes use of sprung rhythm in a number of instances.There are a great number of poetic devices that Hopkins uses throughout this poem. Alliteration is perhaps the most widely used ... alliteration of 'l' and 'h' in the final line of the first quatrain is also evident. Both of these poetic devices are used to a similar effect as mentioned above. The gist of the first quatrain is Ho ...

(5 pages) 41 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Sailing to Byzantium, comparing the intelligence of a person to physical advantages of body.

g and often wishes he might be free of his burdensome body.Throughout the poem, Yeats utilizes many poetic devices to write quite constructively. The name, "Sailing to Byzantium", and rhythm, were pre ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Earle Birney's poem "David"

ed by David to push him over the edge to his death. This poem also includes figurative language and poetic devices that help to develop an element of suspense, complication, and emotion.Birney has cre ...

(3 pages) 12292 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Kubla Khan" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

ium. And out of this opium-induced dream the poem "Kubla Khan" was created. Coleridge uses a lot of poetic devices in this poem such as sounds, imagery, and symbols. All the elements of this poem cont ... ng." This is like the very pleasure Coleridge gets after the suffering of longing for opium.Another poetic device that Coleridge uses is symbolism. The "sunny pleasure dome" and the "caves of ice" are ...

(2 pages) 120 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

This is a detailed analysis on one of Wilfred Owens' most famous poems Dulce Et Decorum Est

die for one's country. He portrays this criticism, throughout the poem, using a combination of many poetic devices.The rhyming scheme of Dulce Et Decorum Est is ABAB, CDCD. There are sudden mood chang ... or one's country." Owen contradicts this quote using this poem through the use of many literary and poetic devices. In all Wilfred Owen is trying to show that there is no triumph in war. He does this ...

(6 pages) 134 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Convergence Of the Twain Essay hardy

and wide. "The Convergence of the Twain" by Thomas Hardy, captures this emotion through the use of poetic devices. The speaker conveys his attitude toward the sinking of the ship using a unique illus ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Charles Lamb "Thoughtless Cruelty"

les Lamb the reader can see that the author is indeed angry about such a thing. The author uses the poetic devices such as diction, rhyme, and detail to describe his attitude toward those who perform ... rience pain and its horrors. Though the rhyme scheme of AAAB, Charles Lamb starts to use the poetic device of rhyme to also express his attitude. In the first stanza, he talks about how "Robert ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Use of Language in the Work of Seamus Heaney

"The use of language in poetry, particulary that of poetic devices, is as important as the meanings conveyed by these." Respond to this statement.I have ... a contrary viewpoint to the comment. Enjoy :)While the use of language is a significant part of all poetic works, it should not be said that this is more important than the actual message which these ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An Oral Assessment on David Malouf's Remembering Babylon

Question: Discuss the use of symbolism, metaphors and other poetic devices in Malouf's Remembering Babylon.This was an oral assessment that I presented, and it ... is enjoyable text.Enjoy! :)Throughout Remembering Babylon, Malouf uses symbols, metaphors and other poetic devices to communicate and enhance the themes and issues of the text. Examples of this includ ... l boundaries. Final frontier between the life which the Europeans know, and the mystery of the bush.Poetic LanguageDescribed as a poet who writes novels.Long, flowing narrative evident throughout text ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Sonnet 18

ng beauty which is captured magically amongst the quatrains. This is depicted utilising a number of poetic devices throughout the sonnet and reflects the period within which it was written. Tensions w ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

This essay was written in my final English exam for 2004. The question asked us to discuss the messages contained in two chosen poems, studied in class, about the representations of women.

ssatisfaction and victimisation through using different techniques, including context and concerns, poetic devices and poetic structure.The context and concerns of Plath and Hughes are vital in people ... ch Sylvia Plath undertook due to the desperation she felt, her tormented ideas of the pain of women.Poetic devices are an integral part of poetry and the way it invokes ideas into readers. For example ...

(4 pages) 49 2 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

5 poems anyalized: use of poetic devices

m Analysis"Harlem Night Song"In the poem, "Harlem Night Song", by Langston Hughes, Hughes uses many poetic devices including repetition. He uses repetition when he says, " come let us roam the night.. ... al person."Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind""Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind", by William Shakespeare has many poetic devices including personification. Shakespeare uses personification by giving the wind human ...

(1 pages) 38 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Kenneth Slessor's poetry is distinctive because of its strong images". Discuss

ve in that it evokes string images by emphasising the mood and the setting of his subjects. He uses poetic devices such as personification, metaphors and sound to highlight his philosophical views on ... " with his forceful philosophical views; the great extent of distinctiveness is revealed.The use of poetic devices such as metaphor and personification are a distinctive feature of "sleep"."Sleep" dem ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Comparison of two poems

poems also similar in the following ways, such as the structure used and the employment of numerous poetic devices. Firstly, the structure of both poems is arranged in stanza form, breaking the poem i ... cture of both poems is arranged in stanza form, breaking the poem into manageable parts. As for the poetic devices, the most common ones used are metaphor, as in "mosquitoes are blood relations", simi ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

It is a Critical appreciation of a poem by Roy Campbell "The Zebras"

at is being said and are therefore inclined to adapt the poets feeling of awe.The poet uses various poetic devices to convey the meaning. One of which is rhyme. The rhyme pattern is a quatrain which m ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Analysis of "Mr Bleaney" by Philip Larkin

Write a critical appreciation of the poem making comment on the poetic devices used to create an atmosphere of existential despair.The poem "Mr Bleaney" by Philip L ... thor to produce this atmosphere of complete depression, by looking more particularly at the various poetic devices.Firstly, the poem reflects the key themes of loneliness and the shallowness of human ... air.This atmosphere of repetition and monotony is present throughout the text by the use of various poetic techniques. The repetitive rhythm, ABAB, represents the monotony and predictable nature of La ...

(4 pages) 15 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Ballad of the Ice-Worm Cocktail" by Robert Service

nt a brief biography on Robert Service, influences on his writing, a brief summary of the poem, the poetic devices used, the theme of the poem, and finally, my personal opinion of the poem.Robert Serv ... e-worm" was really just a stained piece of spaghetti with two red ink spots for eyes.There are many poetic devices used in this poem. The first one is emphasis. Emphasis is used by the author to make ...

(3 pages) 12 0 4.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Poetry analysis of "When You're Old" by W.B. Yeats

Are Old" by using a familiar meter, simple rhyme scheme and by enhancing these forms with effective poetic devices and substitutions.Almost everyone who has studied English has read a play written by ... tegic decision by the author to help create constant rhythm and repetition. Each stanza is one long poetic sentence that is held together with rhyme. The rhyming couplets in the 2nd and 3rd lines make ...

(2 pages) 15161 0 3.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The caged bird" by Maya Angelo. How is pathos conveyed in this poem?

ed bird”?This essay is about my understanding of how pathos is created by the use of different poetic devices. The poetic devices I have chosen to use in this essay which seem most effective in m ... g such opposite lifestyles makes us feel sympathized and sorry for the caged bird.Another effective poetic device is figurative language. The poem “Caged bird’ certainly uses this but yet ag ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry