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Isaac Rosenberg's and Wilfred Owen's First World War Poetry

poem continues and discusses how life was once perhaps simple for these soldiers, but all innocence is past: "Their flowers the te...

Emily Dickinson's Poetic 'Truth'

and spiritual war is evident in the quote, "Faith is a fine invention for gentlemen who see; But microscopes are prudent in an eme...

Allen Ginsberg's Life and Poetic Art

that its bizarre poetic form could also be attributed to Ginsbergs love of jazz music. The coffeehouses which reached their popul...

Immigrant Experiences and Angel Island

Before actually describing the art and poetry that came out of detainees from Angel Island, a look at the locations history would ...

African American Poetry and Fiction Analysis

gender. In fact, according to what Ms. Jacobs writes, women were discriminated against by white and black men alike. Here, though...

Romantic Poets and the Elements of the Archaic and Exotic

clearly the use of the archaic in the art piece itself, and its history, which presents us with sense of the exotic as well for th...

Religious Poetry of the Victorian Age

those around them, as if they were now removed from all responsibility to those around them. She seems to call them dead before th...

Arabic Poetry and Romanticism

In five pages this research paper discusses Kahlil Gibran's works and the influence of Romanticism upon 20th century Romantic poet...

Spiritual Fulfillment and Poetic Function

is, of course, contrary to the view of the Christian belief system. In the Christian system of belief, it is the other way around....

Victorian Era's Love Poetry

despair associated with poverty, class distinctions, and opportunities for individuals to ever rise above their "place." The Dif...

Comparative Analysis of Mood and Themes in Poems by Robert Frost and T.S. Eliot

of striving to attain immortality, just as Jesus himself did. Over and over again in our lives we are tested, and each choice we ...

Child Labor and William Blake's Poetry

As Tom was a sleeping he had such a sight!/ That thousands of sweepers Dick, Joe, Ned, & Jack,/ Were all of them lockd up in coffi...

Language in Pharaoh's Daughter by Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill

obvious characteristically reminiscent of the common themes of life, love and landscape, as well as the not-so-happy aspects of hu...

Life and Works of Sylvia Plath

a sufferer from mental illness, which may have been triggered at least in part by her fathers death during her childhood....

Analysis of Robert Frost's Poem 'Desert Places'

this as the focus changes from nature and subtly brings in the narrator: "I am too absent-spirited to count;/ The loneliness inclu...

Comparative Analysis of the Poetry of Robert Frost and Walt Whitman

and regular stress would at first strike his reader with incredulous amazement. But he was hardly prepared for the storm of abuse ...

Analysis of Modernism in Lines 340 to 434 of 'The Waste Land' by T.S. Eliot

bottle we buy. All we have to do is look at the contents of most plastic bottles such as for shampoo, lotion, juices, and milk, an...

Fragment 92 of Sappho

the sea, suggests a love of nature, as is evocative of natures beauty. Secondly, Sappho connected this image with memory, which su...

'Fragment 93' by Sappho

affected her personally. This is exemplified in her poem fragment that scholars have numbered 93. The poem begins with the injunc...

African American Poet Langston Hughes

he foretold in this little piece written long before his name became a beloved household word"....

A Letter from Waldo Frank to Carl Sandburg

"I am the people, the mob." In this, we share a similar sentiment. However, your work expresses a much more accepting and optimist...

Sylvia Plath's Life and Poetry

the gods high-heeled walking wounded" (pp. 239). She was born in Boston, the daughter of a university professor and one of his gra...

Houston Promotion and the Value of Drama and Literature

In five pages this paper examines how Houston promotes drama and literature through theater and writers groups and considers their...

Poetry and Metaphors

savagery which slavery brought with it. Notice in this passage how the belles traits are given, then immediately juxtaposed with t...

Early American Poetry

would end without seeing "half my days thats due" (line 13). This suggests that Bradstreet is giving birth in middle age, which s...

Expression Changes in the Later Poetry of Walt Whitman

. . . perceives that it waits a little while in the door . . . that it was fittest for its days . . . that its action has...

'The Odyssey' by Homer and Fate

beginning, feels like he is in a position of complete helplessness. His father has been gone nearly 20 years and he is forced to d...

Poetry and Literary Effectiveness on the Topic of Lynching

water, boiling my limbs panting, begging I clutched childlike, clutched to the hot sides of death (Wright, 2003)....

The Poetry of Wheatley and Hughes

experiences were good ones, and quite unique when compared to slaves in the south. As such "racial equality is not a theme to be f...

Literary Tools Used by Emily Dickinson

61). Symbolism is the use of one thing to stand for or suggest another; a falling leaf to symbolize death, for example. And langua...