Essays Tagged: "famous poems"

Reoccurrences of Death in Emily DIckenson's Writings

to nothing, or to a new life?"Because I could Not Stop for Death" is one of Emily Dickinson's most famous poems. Death in this poem is translated as a woman's last trip headed toward eternity. This p ...

(4 pages) 239 0 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"An Island"

"Meditation 17" is one of the famous poems written by John Donne. The poem was about hearing the bell that rings when somebody die ... e bell rings for everyone because the person who died was apart of his or her own life. John's most famous line from the poem "No Man is an Island, entire of itself" tells that people in life affect o ...

(2 pages) 102 3 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Robert Frost - Birches

Robert Frost is a very well known American poet, and what would be better then reviewing one of his famous poems? Birches takes us away from the woods of New Hampshire (which are typical of Frost's po ...

(2 pages) 159 1 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Mending Wall" by Robert Frost.

ld. He likes to explore relationships between individuals and between people and nature. One of his famous poems, 'Mending Wall', reveals his feelings and ideas about community, life and imagination.I ... r mending the wall, he was doing it too. As Rober Poirier claims that 'The real significance of the famous poem 'Mending Wall' is that it suggests how much for Frost freedom is contingent upon some de ...

(10 pages) 381 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Because I Could Not Stop for Death" by Emily Dickinson and "I Heard A Fly Buzz-When I Died".

egacy as a poet."Because I could Not Stop for Death" is one of Emily Dickinson's most discussed and famous poems due to its ambiguous, and uniqueview on the popular subject of death. Death in this poe ...

(2 pages) 206 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

An analysis of the Maya Angelou poem , "To a man".

n't take nothing for my journey now' and 'Even the starslook lonesome'. Angelou has written several famous poems, including'Still I rise' and 'On the pulse of the morning' for the inaugeration ofPresi ...

(5 pages) 111 0 1.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Robert Frost

ems such as "A Psalm of Life," he is almost unrecognizable as a writer who might have written those famous poems. If students have not actually read Longfellow, but merely heard of him (the typical ca ... actually read Longfellow, but merely heard of him (the typical case), they want to know why he's so famous.Longfellow is accessible, and the fact is that in almost any class there will be students who ...

(2 pages) 52 2 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Mother to Son by Langston Hughes

"Mother to Son""Mother to Son", published in 1922 by Langston Hughes, was one of the most famous poems he had written. Hughes was African-American and was born in 1902. While living in the 1 ...

(3 pages) 132 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis of Robert Frost's "Mending Wall"

"Mending Wall" is considered to be one of Robert Frost's most famous poems and it was one of his first poems to become generally known. The wall in this poem is a ...

(3 pages) 171 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Walt Whitman (O, Captain, My Captain)

" O, Captain! My Captain? " is one of Whitman's famous poems. It is an elegy on the death of Abraham Lincoln, the president of the U.S.A. He was Whi ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Shakespeare

gled to prevent the soul-deadening theories of this trio from becoming orthodoxies. One of his most famous poems, "Sailing to Byzantium," develops the concept of evolution as a personal and voluntary ...

(2 pages) 19 1 4.3 Jun/2004

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

World War 1 poems by Wilfred Owen - a comparison

really consider the experience he would endure like the winter and the trenches. Nowadays, his most famous poems are those that picture the brutality of war. These include Exposure and Anthem for Doom ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Bruce Dawe

ce Dawe's poetry the true Australian persona has arisen to global knowledge.One of Bruce Dawes most famous poems, written in the 1950s, is Enter Without So Much As Knocking. In this poem he highlights ... s journey from birth to death and how all around him life is interpreted by material possessions. A famous quote from this poem shows the change that mechanized and money hungry living brings to man. ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.6 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Dover Beach" by Mattew Arnold: Discuss the idea of the poem and how such complex ideas are presented through the poet's versification.

"Dover Beach" is one of the most famous poems written by Mattew Arnold in the 19th Century. Dover Beach is about loss of religion; wh ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A biography on Elizabeth Barrett Browning

There are many famous women poets in English History. A very honored poet is Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Elizabeth ... any great works, such as her well known "Sonnets From the Portuguese" which included on of her most famous poems, "How Do I Love Thee?"Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born at Coxhoe Hall, Durham, Engla ... her death. Her husband, Robert, edited them. (Barnhart 132)One of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's most famous poems comes from her collection of "Sonnets From the Portuguese". (Eagle 171) "How do I love ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Importance of Choices in the Poems of Robert Frost

our choices shape our futures and the people we become."The Road Not Taken" is one of Frost's most famous poems, but many readers often misunderstand it or do not read between the lines. Many people ...

(6 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

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

Robert Service was a very skilled author and poet. One of his most famous poems is The Ballad of the Ice-Worm Cocktail. First, I will present a brief biography on Robe ... bert Serveice was a very accomplished writer. He wrote many good poems and stories. One of his more famous poems, The Ballad of the Ice-Worm Cocktail, was humorous, told a good story , and had a very ...

(3 pages) 12 0 4.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The World of the Supernatural, the Romance and the Psychological Extremes.

One of the famous poems written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge was "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." This poem was ... eflects the Romantic Age's interest in the Supernatural, the Romance, and Psychological extremes][A famous poem written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and first published in 1797 in the Lyrical Ballads wa ...

(5 pages) 31 1 1.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An Analysis of John Keats's "Ode to Autumn"

tumn" was the last poem John Keats wrote before his death and is widely considered amongst the most famous poems. Popular with critics as well as poetry pleasure readers it has received a wide berth o ...

(8 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Eugene Field

llabies. He saw life through the eyes of a child, and understood what they thought. One of his most famous poems in "Wynken Blynken and Nod"- a lullaby. The two poems I chose are "The Fly-Away ...

(1 pages) 1237 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry