Essays Tagged: "Rhyme"

Salvation through McMurphy - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

'One flew east, one flew west, one flew over the cuckoo's nest.' It is from this children's rhyme that Ken Kesey based the title of his book, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Set in a 1960s me ...

(5 pages) 152 1 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A stylistic analysis of A Lyke-Wake Dirge

n every stanza, and the 1st and 9th stanzas are the same. Also, the entire dirge follows an a,b,a,b rhyme format, meaning the first and third and second and fourth line in every stanza rhymes. For exa ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Censorship In Music Today-Both Sides of the Argument

Others believe it should not be censored and musical artists should be able to speak, sing, rap, or rhyme freely without anyone censoring them.Whether a person finds a work obscene depends largely on ...

(4 pages) 212 2 4.9 Aug/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Sonnet 73 gives an insight into a particularly emotional time in William Shakespeare's life.

anonymous lover. The sonnet discuses themes of time, love and finally death. The sonnet uses AB AB rhyme, meaning that the first line rhymes with the third, whilst the second line rhymes with the fou ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.0 Dec/2002

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

Compare and contrast 'Hide and Seek' by Vernon Scannell and 'Half-past Two' by U. A. Fanthorpe

e the surrounding atmosphere in a vivid way. Therefore, the reader gets a clearer image. Occasional rhyme is used to add a sense of rhythm to the poem. The poem is one continuous stanza. It is like dr ... e said slower than the rest of the poem, creating a tense stillness. The pace slows down.Occasional rhyme is present in 'Hide and Seek'. 'Out, shout,' 'coat, throat.' A sense of rhythm is added to the ...

(11 pages) 121 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An Analysis of a few poems by Dorothy Parker on the topic of men.

Literature EventPer. 1st AP EnglishThe poet Dorothy Parker's style is rhyme based. Her poems are short but meaningful in the fact that they make you think beyond just wha ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

How to become a successful poet

So you want to be a poetAlliteration. Rhyme. Haiku. Limerick.Do you know what any of these terms mean? If not, then you, my friend, are po ... t means someone who has trouble creating poetry.Amateur poetry, of course, usually consists only of rhymes, while the poems created by professionals are quite literally works of art. Poetry can be any ... will describe to you some of the more popular types of poems, and describe how to create them.Basic RhymesThese are one of the most basic poem types in existence. They can be any length, from two line ...

(3 pages) 188 3 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

"Sir Gawain and the green knight"

wo halves of each poetic line through alliteration, or repetition of consonants. The poem also uses rhyme to structure its stanzas, and each group of long alliterative lines concludes with a word or p ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Piano and Drums" by Gabriel Okara.

e Libre or free verse. This allows Okara to freely express his thoughts without any restrictions in rhyme or rhythm, yet the poem inhibits a powerful rhythm. This technique gives a lyric type tone to ... ays...," this reiterates the title's strong contrast, piano's and drums. So by using no distinctive rhyme or rhythm, Okara creates a monologue lyric reflective on the speaker's experiences and visions ...

(2 pages) 17016 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

World War II.

planations, or just reason as to why they happened. There were also a handful of events that had no rhyme or reason. These are the events the world may never understand. In the writer's mind, these ar ...

(7 pages) 174 1 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

"Night" by Elie Wiesel and "Hangman" by Maurice Ogden compared and contrasted.

sical poem gives the reader a very indistinguishable idea of what is taking place. One must examine rhyme over and over to be given the full impact of the poem. The battle against evil may be compared ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"A Thing of Beauty" by John Keates.

raise your spirits in times of gloom.One of the poetic elements Keats uses to express his theme is rhyme. One example of how rhyming can be helpful in conveying the meaning of the poem to the reader ... 2). Not only do these lines help the reader to understand the theme of the work, the fact that they rhyme makes them even more meaningful. Another example of how Keats used rhyme to express his theme ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Adrienne Rich's poem: Living In Sin Analysis.

o describe the unhappy relationship throughout the poem. Living In Sin shows a woman's life without rhyme in four meaningful images and as the tone changes she sees the relationship/marriage she expec ...

(4 pages) 36219 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Comparison of Dickinson's Poetry.

g similarities in form, subject, and philosophy.Both poems have unmistakable similarities in meter, rhyme, and punctuation. The meter of each of the poems suggests the influence of many common Protest ... ven further to her rhyming scheme, or lack thereof. In these poems, every other line utilizes slant rhymes: words that do not end the same, but can be twisted to sound so. For example, lines one and t ...

(4 pages) 75 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Text commentary of a poem by Robert Graves, "Lovers in Winter". It was part of an introductory course to English literature during 1st yr at university.

happy past) and forward and ill weather (an image of unpleasant present). Furthermore, the poem has rhyme in each of its verses and this contributes to the rhythm the poem already has thanks to the is ...

(1 pages) 20 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Shaping Styles of Beowulf What literary devices are contained in Beowulf? This essay relates many of the literary devices in Beowulf as well as giving an insight into character analysis.

with Brecca, the author uses anastrophy with the repetition of the letter "s" to not only help with rhyme but also to stress the seriousness of what Beowulf experiences. Unlike Unferth, Beowulf experi ...

(2 pages) 92 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A comparison of Heaney "Death of a Naturalist" and Larkin "First Sight"

e lines.Heaney's poem doesn't contain any rhyming structure simply due to the fact his lines do not rhyme. His poem uses the attitudes of a young boy though it is an older and wiser narrator reminisci ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Comparison between Tianamen and Belfast Confetti. By Kala Harvey UK spellings

t was like whilst the people were protesting and getting killed. In this poem not many of the words rhyme. In the first stanza these words rhyme; 'clean' and 'been'. I think the poet did this because ... were doing. In the third stanza the words rhyming are 'deaf' and 'breath'. James Fenton makes this rhyme to show how the old men killing the innocent people will be next to die. In the fourth stanza ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Essay Selections from Milton's Parradise Lost Wrote this a while ago. May still be helpful.

note that before beginning his piece, Milton makes clearhis opposition to a poetic metre involving rhyme, this being the 'invention of a barbarousage'. Instead he writes in what he terms English hero ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Sound of Silence analysis of the style of writing and language

listen to him.The poem consists of five stanzas of six lines each except the last one with a steady rhyme allowing the reader to continue reading easily. With rhymes such as 'creeping-sleeping' in sta ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers