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John Keats 's Poem Of Autumn

- All of the seasons are not the same, are they. What separates autumn from spring. Is it a song... the day. Maybe it is who makes up that day and who initiates that song. In the poem "To Autumn," by John Keats, imagery and personification are manipulated to symbolize the unique autumn day. Keats uses his poem to compare and contrast the unmistakable events that ensue during the days of autumn to eventful days of the other seasons.  Within the first stanza Keats personifies autumn to "conspire" with the sun on how to "load and bless" the fruits (3). Accordingly, he depicts the sun as bending over to fill the fall apples to the core "with ripeness" and then "swell" the gourds and "fill" the ha...   [tags: Season, Autumn, John Keats, Sun]

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To Autumn

- To Autumn I find this to be a deeply enjoyable poem. I take delight in it, even though I recognize in it some inadequacy. But, frankly, I like it best of all of Keats's work and know it by memory. It all comes together nicely and has an exceptionally fine ending.I do not discern any particular interpretative problems with this work. The poem is a lyrical evocation of autumn with a complex tonal blend which both celebrates autumn's fullness and wistfully regrets its sense of loss and ending. There is nothing in the poem which induces me to seek out a deeper level of meaning, since I believe that poem operates, for the most part, at a very literal level.I respond well to the mimetic depiction...   [tags: To Autumn John Keats English Literature Essays]

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To Autumn – A Proclamation of Life and Hope

- To Autumn – A Proclamation of Life and Hope   The poem "To Autumn" is an amazing piece of work written by one of the greatest poets of all time, John Keats.  From a simple reading, the poem paints a beautiful picture of the coming season.  However, one may wonder if there is more to the poem than what the words simply say.  After it is studied and topics such as sound, diction and imagery are analyzed, one can clearly say that Keats used those techniques to illustrate the progression of death, and to show that there is still life at the end of life.       From the very beginning of "To Autumn,” sound appears to be an important aspect of Keats’s technique.  When the words are studied, t...   [tags: Keats To Autumn Essays]

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Analysis of Keats' To Autumn

- Analysis of Keats' To Autumn   John Keats' poem To Autumn is essentially an ode to Autumn and the change of seasons. He was apparently inspired by observing nature; his detailed description of natural occurrences has a pleasant appeal to the readers' senses.  Keats also alludes to a certain unpleasantness connected to Autumn, and links it to a time of death.  However, Keats' association between stages of Autumn and the process of dying does not take away from the "ode" effect of the poem.    The three-stanza poem seems to create three distinct stages of Autumn:  growth,  harvest, and death.  The theme going in the first stanza is that Autumn is a season of fulfilling, yet the theme...   [tags: Keats To Autumn Essays Poetry]

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To Autumn -Technology and Happiness

-       We are presently living in an era of material affluence. Never before in man's history has the production of goods been so scientifically manipulated by the use of technology; never before have the natural sciences advanced with such speed and skill so that even nature, that unpredictable force of life, has come under its control and the outer limits of our Universe, as a result of scientific exploration has lost its mystery. It is an era in which it is generally believed that Science and Technology are the answer to human suffering, and that in time we will find the key that will open the door to happiness for all....   [tags: Keats To Autumn Essays]

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To Autumn by John Keats

- To Autumn by John Keats “To Autumn” is one of the most famous, and perfect odes written by John Keats, and any modern writer. It is quite fitting that his greatest piece was the last one that he ever wrote before he met with his unfortunate end. However, this ode has some significant differences to the other odes that he has written. Firstly, there is no flight from reality, or deviation into imagination or dream, in fact there is no narrative voice at all. Secondly, it has an unprecedented emphasis and commemoration of change and progress, not only through autumn, but through all mortal events....   [tags: To Autumn John Keats Poetry Essays]

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To Autumn - The Final Season In the Life of a Poet

- To Autumn - The Final Season In the Life of a Poet        The years between 1818 and 1821 mark the final stage in John Keat's life. During this time period, Keats created some of his best poetry. These works would forever elevate Keats as a brilliant and talented poet whose mark would be left on the literary world forever. The last years of Keat's life were met with many challenges as well as inspirations. It was a combination of these which not only influenced, but inspired Keats to write such poems as, "The Eve of St....   [tags: Keats To Autumn Essays]

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John Keats' To Autumn

- John Keats' "To Autumn" Life is a beautiful thing that should not be wasted. Life must be lived without warning; it is not to be taken for granted. We will never fully understand life, not even in a million years. The theme of John Keats' "To Autumn" is to enjoy life, even as you grow old and it begins to move away from you. He spreads his message through the time frame, imagery, and diction of the stanzas. To begin with, the time frame of the stanzas begins to prove the theme. By itself, it doesn?t prove the theme, but, when added with the imagery and diction, it gets the job done....   [tags: John Keats Autumn Essays Poem Poetry]

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To Autumn

- John Keats, an English Romantic poet, is considered one of the most beloved of all English poets. His work is known for sensuous descriptions of the beauty of nature and deep philosophic questions that it often brought up. This can be observed in his six odes written in 1819. The complexity and profundity behind the poems are the reason that they are considered to be among Keats greatest works, although the last ode composed in the sequence, “To Autumn” seems to stand out from the others. “To Autumn” is particularly significant because Keats is able to improve his perception of beauty from his previous perception that is explored throughout the other odes....   [tags: Literary Analysis, John Keats]

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James Wright's Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio

- The poem's title seems to depict a harvest scene with foliage falling from the trees, the end of summer, preparation for winter, Autumn Begins. But this seasonal change in nature's life cycle occurs metaphorically in Martins Ferry, Ohio, Wright's hometown, which already gives an introduction in itself to the changes, which occur there. The feelings and emotions which affected him. He was born In Martins Ferry, Ohio on December 13, 1927. His father worked at a glass factory; his mother at a laundry....   [tags: Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio]

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John Keats’ To Autumn and Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Ode to the West Wind

- John Keats’ To Autumn and Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Ode to the West Wind Even though both John Keats’s “To Autumn” and Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind” are about the same season, they are very dissimilar. Keats’s poem concentrates on the creating power of autumn, and makes it seem a gentle season, while in Shelley’s poem death is a repeating image, and shows autumn’s destroying power. In “To Autumn”, Keats uses three stanzas of eleven lines each. The first seven lines of each stanza follow an ABABCDE rhyme-scheme....   [tags: Keats To Autumn Essays]

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Keats' To Autumn

- John Keats was an English romantic poet in the early 1800s. One of his best works “To Autumn” is beautiful and lyrical, the words creating an entire scene painting a picture in our minds of great imagery through words that create color, tone, and environment. The poem means much more than just the description of the season. While some critics have considered it a static poem, there are others who disagree with that assessment. The poem discusses time and the seasonal nature of life. The poem can sometimes be thought of as symbolizing a life that has reached its peak and is drifting towards the sleep of winter....   [tags: Literature]

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John Keat's Poem To Autumn

- John Keats’s poem, “To Autumn” is an ode poem, exemplifying his feelings, experiences and thoughts towards the season of autumn. When a reader first reads the poem, it is clear to them that the speaker is somewhere midday admiring a beautiful fall day. It is not until analyzing the poem, does the reader understand the depth the speaker has gone to describe the day he is experiencing. However, beneath simple ideas the speaker presents, lays a complex structure that is uneasy to unpack but has a timeless component from the 1800’s....   [tags: poetic analysis, odes, ]

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To Autumn, by John Keats

- The poem “To Autumn” by John Keats was written with a sense of him describing his girl as a person, of whom he loved very dearly. This was the last great ode he was able to write before he died (Prince). This poem was written on crisp, fall day in September (Flesch). After Keats had composed this poem, he wrote a letter to his friend calling his work a genesis (Flesch). Even though this poem was written for Keats lover, it also described how as the seasons are changed to fall, summer still has a small grasp and sharpness to it as the seasons changed (Flesch)....   [tags: Alliteration, Poem Analysis]

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Field of Autumn, by Laurie Lee

- The poem, “Field of Autumn”, by Laurie Lee exposes the languorous passage of time along with the unavoidability of closure, more precisely; death, by describing a shift of seasons. In six stanzas, with four sentences each, the author also contrasts two different branches of time; past and future. Death and slowness are the main motifs of this literary work, and are efficiently portrayed through the overall assonance of the letter “o”, which helps the reader understand the tranquility of the poem by creating an equally calmed atmosphere....   [tags: Symbolism, Analysis, Theme]

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The Dangerous Life of a Squirrel in Autumn

- ... Usually my kind are very good about avoiding the streets. We keep to the tops of trees and light posts and hurry across their branches. However, there are times when we have to use the ground, and it is there that we find danger. I am very good at avoiding danger. I am small and usually quite lithe with thick bark gray fur that allows me to blend into the trunks of trees. With my excellent senses of sight, hearing, and smell I can detect the dangers that may surround me. However, as winter quickly approaches I am no longer the thin and quick young squirrel I had been in the summer days....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Analysis Of ' Autumn Of The Patriarch '

- The idea of masculinity, furthermore, the status of masculinity as a preconditional trait of the autocratic leader— regarded as a necessity in assuaging the otherwise rebellious and uncontrollable masses. Despite the perceived strength and “infallible” nature of masculinity, in “Autumn of the Patriarch,” Marquez demonstrates that that these traits can serve to one’s detriment unless there is wisdom and self-awareness to moderate it. He accomplishes this by presenting the General-- a character that is perceived as the epitomization of masculinity, and therefore, its inherent faults....   [tags: Masculinity, Gender, Libido, Virility]

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Letter in Autumn by Donald Hall

- In 1995 Donald Hall wrote a poem called “Letter in Autumn” where he expressed his emotions of losing a loved one. Donald Hall was able to do so by writing down important moments in his life after losing that person. I believe that Donald Hall wrote this poem to his wife about his grief from losing her and how he’s having a hard time moving on with his own life afterwards. The narrative voice in this poem is Donald Hall and he wrote this poem in first person narrative. “The first October of your death/ I sit in my blue chair” (Donald 1-2) Here, Donald Hall starts the poem off by telling the reader that this poem is about a death and that it is about his own life because of his use of “I” in...   [tags: poem, narrative, feelings, dream]

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Autumn Tornado Outbreak in Midwest

- ... This scale measures the particular damage to estimate the wind speed, as it is pretty impossible to measure the actual wind speed inside of a tornado. This Midwest tornado outbreak had a variety of tornado intensity. Most of the tornados were EF1-EF3 although a couple very strong EF4 tornados were reported. The first tornado to touch down that day was in Pekin, Illinois; the tornado was measured as an EF2, with a wind speed around 120 mph. thankfully there were no fatalities associated with this particular tornado, although there were at least 10 people injured from this event....   [tags: weather, torandoes, outbreaks]

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The Beginning of Autumn

- The beginning of autumn It had been raining all day, and Irma had started to feel the symptoms of the flu. She always suffered during the season of allergies, and autumn always brought dust with it. At the end of the day, Enrique, her husband, came home and asked her to accompany him to Monterrey the next day. He was in the middle of a big deal of his professional career, and someone wanted him over there taking charge of his business, it was imperative he attend that appointment. It was the only opportunity he had or they would hire someone else for the new position....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Presentation Of Purpose : Autumn ' Jade ' Murray

- Statement of Purpose: Autumn “Jade” Murray At the age of two I put ballet shoes on for the first time. At eleven I began touring with performance groups. By age twelve, I knew how to dance through broken toes and fractures. I considered myself a performer, and after years training as a classical ballerina I expanded into stunting and tumbling. While on tour, I developed friendships and bonds with dancers strengthened by a mutual love for dance, a commonality over the pain our bodies endured daily, and conversations on bruised and broken toes....   [tags: Anthropology, Sociology, Medicine, Ballerina]

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The Poem, To Autumn by John Keats

- In the poem “To Autumn” the initial impression that we get is that Keats is describing a typical Autumn day with all its colors and images. On deeper reading it becomes evident that it is more than just that. The poem is rather a celebration of the cycle of life and acceptance that death is part of life. The first stanza begins with Keats painting a picture of Autumn as being a “season of mist and mellow fruitfulness”. This is used in conjunction with the use of the image of a “maturing sun” which ripens the Autumn harvest of views and the fruits....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]

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Comparing To Autumn and To a Skylark

- Comparing To Autumn and To a Skylark The two poems we have studied this term are 'To Autumn' and ' To a Skylark'. They use all the tools a writer can use like similes, metaphors, personification and juxtaposition to create I think, some of the best pieces of poetry I have read to this date. They are both crammed full of information and in both, the poets are in awe of what they are describing....   [tags: Papers]

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The Portrayal of Nature in To a Skylark and To Autumn

- The Portrayal of Nature in To a Skylark and To Autumn ‘To a Skylark’ and ‘To Autumn’ are two poems written by different Romantic poets. Although both are typical of the Romantic period, they differ in many ways. They both have different styles. Both poets elaborate on two different aspects of nature. ‘To a Skylark’, is written by Percy Bysshe Shelley. It compares the Skylark to many different things and it describes how the Skylark manages to exceed all of these things. The poem highlights all of the bird’s qualities....   [tags: Papers]

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Ode to Autumn by John Keats

- Ode to Autumn by John Keats This poem that I am going to be focusing on is titled "Ode to Autumn", written by John Keats. This poem shows an aspect of the natural world and I am going to prove in detail how the techniques used by the poet made me think more deeply about the subject. The title of this poem is "Ode to Autumn". This is basically what the poem is about. The poem focuses on autumn, one of the four seasons. I am going to be focusing on two techniques used by the poet which are mood and word choice....   [tags: Papers]

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Ode to autumn not a poem?

- J. Keats utilizes a vast array of vocabulary and diction in Ode to autumn. Yet with these layers upon layers of vocabulary comes a disintegration of the rawest form of human being: Emotion. Sometimes, the best form of emotion is a heartfelt prose without metaphors or imagery. It is a tool every writer learns to use, the ability to convey emotion. Loss, joy, anger, writers are able to find a way to express their emotion through the thickest of metaphors. If the writer is not able to convey a certain emotion, doesn’t that defeat the purpose of writing a poem....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Descriptive Essay - The Woods in Autumn

- The Woods in Autumn It is not true that the close of a life which ends in a natural fashion- --life which is permitted to put on the display of death and to go out in glory- --inclines the mind to rest. It is not true of a day ending nor the passing of the year, nor of the fall of leaves. Whatever permanent, uneasy question is native to men, comes forward most insistent and most loud at such times. There are still places where one can feel and describe the spirit of the falling of leaves....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing, Observatio]

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Color And Composition : The Garden At Sainte Adresse And Autumn Effect

- Color and composition are important elements to art. Without understanding the basic information of these elements, you tend to just look at a piece of art and not fully understand what the artist is trying to covey. The Garden at Sainte-Adresse was painted by Monet in 1857. It is oil on canvas and is 38 5/8 x 51 1/18 inches. Monet was on vacation with his family, while painting this and even had them pose for the painting. The Autumn Effect at Argenteuil was painted by Monet in 1873. It is oil on canvas and is 21 5/8 x 29 3/8 inches....   [tags: Color, Yellow, Green, Complementary color]

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Autumn Rhythm by Jackson Pollock

- Essay Critique on "Autumn Rhythm" By Jackson Pollock I have chosen to critique the art masterpiece, Autumn Rhythm. Autumn Rhythm is oil on canvas, 8' 9" x 17' 3." It is my opinion, before you can critique Autumn Rhythm; you must try to understand the artist and his/her background. Artist Jackson Pollock was from a working class family who lived and worked in Wyoming, Arizona, and southern California. He studied at two different art schools; Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles and the Art Student's League in New York, he also studied with several other great artists during his time....   [tags: Artists]

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Artists Work: Tom Roberts with An Autumn Morning

- ‘Artists work within a context. Landscape is very much a reflection of its historical context.’ The way that landscape is perceived throughout the artwork of artists shows its historical context. When artists work within a context it’s based on such things as their environment, historical background, social and cultural events. This is shown in their artwork as it expresses their own personal experiences over the years. Sydney is a very popular city that is filled with many artistic and cultural experiences....   [tags: art, historical changes, landscape]

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To Autumn, Autumn and October Dawn that each of the poets has different

- To Autumn, Autumn and October Dawn that each of the poets has different opinions and feelings on Autumn and they also interpret Autumn in their poems in different ways too. The three poets John Keats, John Clare and Ted Hughes Compare the presentation of Autumn in the three poems We see after reading the poems: ‘To Autumn’, ‘Autumn’ and ‘October Dawn’ that each of the poets has different opinions and feelings on Autumn and they also interpret Autumn in their poems in different ways too. The three poets John Keats, John Clare and Ted Hughes write about the season with admiration and its beauty....   [tags: English Literature]

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To Autumn by John Keates - Critical Analysis

- To Autumn by John Keates - Critical Analysis John Keats once said about Lord Byron “He describes what he sees - I describe what I imagine, mine is the hardest task” To Autumn is evidence of his way of thinking, as the poem is a vivid, lyrical portrayal of the English autumn, as he imagined it. The poem celebrates autumn as a season of abundance, a season of reflection, a season of preparation for the winter, and a season worthy of admiration with comparison to what romantic poetry often focuses upon - the spring....   [tags: English Literature Essays]

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Prepare of National Unity- The Spring and Autumn and The Warring State Period

- Prepare of National Unity- The Spring and Autumn and The Warring State Period The Spring and Autumn and The Warring state period, during time 770BC-221BC, also known as the eastern Zhou period. After the emperor Ping of the Zhou dynasty moved to east part, Zhou dynasty began to decline, only keep the name as emperor but do not have the actual control ability. During that time, each country has different social economic conditions under the war. Between nations compete for hegemony the situation appeared....   [tags: Eastern Zhou period, China, culture]

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Critical Analysis of Ode to Autumn by John Keats

- Critical Analysis of Ode to Autumn by John Keats John Keats was born in 1795. He was known to be a romantic poet; poetry that describes the natural world. The poem ode to autumn was written in 1819. Sadly Keats died in 1820. The poem ode to autumn is about how the season of autumn progresses. The first stanza of the poem is about the end of summer beginning of autumn. In this stanza Keats uses powerful adjectives to portray the English autumn. A good example of this are the lines,' And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core;………To swell the gourd, and plump he hazel shells.' The adjectives ripeness and plump paint an image in the mind of lots of fruits, the...   [tags: Papers]

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In this study I will be comparing the 2 poems, To Autumn and Ozymandias.

- In this study I will be comparing the 2 poems, To Autumn and Ozymandias. I have chosen these two poems because out of the four that we have looked at, I have found these to be the most interesting. In this study I will be comparing the 2 poems, To Autumn and Ozymandias. I have chosen these two poems because out of the four that we have looked at, I have found these to be the most interesting. Ozymandias revolves more around time than nature, whereas To Autumn revolves around nature more than time....   [tags: English Literature]

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Ode to a Nightingale, Ode on a Grecian Urn, and Ode to Autumn

- Ode to a Nightingale, Ode on a Grecian Urn, and Ode to Autumn The casual reader of John Keats' poetry would most certainly be impressed by the exquisite and abundant detail of it's verse, the perpetual freshness of it's phrase and the extraordinarily rich sensory images scattered throughout it's lines. But, without a deeper, more intense reading of his poems as mere parts of a larger whole, the reader may miss specific themes and ideals which are not as readily apparent as are the obvious stylistic hallmarks....   [tags: John Keats Poetry Poem Symbolism Symbol]

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Finding Hope in Mutability through Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats Poems

- The Romantic period happened in and around the years of 1789 to 1832. During these years, all around the world terrible things were happening. In France, the French Revolution was devastating and were the after affects. Almost all of Europe was affected, and this loss and suffering permeated the writings of Romantic poets. Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats poems are two authors that write about mutability but also write in a way that comes off as a search for something hopeful and happy in human existence....   [tags: positivity, mortality, autumn]

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The Many Ways Of Life And Agriculture By Thomas C. Foster

- Since ancient times, a stable civilization could only subsist if it were able to take advantage of the earth and its weather. Agriculture heavily depended upon the cycling of seasons to grow food and therefore, if one could not adapt to the different phases of weather, he or she would simply not survive. Subsequently, this way of life and agriculture ultimately united people and led to the formation of agrarian societies. Essentially, the ability to harvest food meant the ability to live. Consequently, seasons naturally became symbolically associated with life since it was directly tied to farming and food....   [tags: Season, Autumn, Winter, Spring]

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The Last Days of Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany

- The last days of Adolf Hitler’s control over Nazi Germany started in September of 1944 as the Allied forces are moving in with deadly force; leaving the Nazi forces to retreat on the Eastern front in large numbers. Meanwhile Hitler was poisoning himself with anti-gas pills that contained strychnine. Giving him mildly harmful affects to his progressive arteriosclerosis. A disease that hardens the muscle and loses the flexibility in the medium and large arteries in the heart, making the heart pump blood a lot more slowly....   [tags: Operation Autumn Mist]

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The Shichi Go San and the Marimo Matsuri Festivals

- ... During this time, people are praying for good business. The tori, or the rooster, is one of the animals of the twelve Zodiacs (or Junishi). The zodiac consists of the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and the wild boar. Before today, the Japanese combined these zodiacs with the celestial stems (or Jikkan), and were used to represent each year and day. This festival will usually occur in the Otori-jinja shrines. The rooster is sometimes referred to Otori-sama, the deity who brings good fortune and business....   [tags: pray, autumn, japanese culture]

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Summer Winter - Original Writing

- As the dog days of summer grind on, I start to turn my attention to autumn. It’s a magical time of the year tucked between the hot and sticky summer, and the cold, harsh winter. If there is one season that can turn back the clock, it is fall. The days slowly start losing length and the humidity fades from the air. Autumn is one of my favorite times of the year. The red, yellow and orange leaves that fill the trees make me enjoy it that much more. Growing up in the northern panhandle, we have all experienced the beauty of autumn....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Pine, Autumn]

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The Flowers By George Herbert

- A flower is delicate, a lovely sprig of life that dies all too quickly. It is by no means a permanent beauty; compared to humans, the lifespan of any flower is pitifully short. Yet it is a flower with which George Herbert compares humanity, a frail little blossom. “My shriveled heart... was gone / quite underground; as flowers depart / to see their mother-root, when they have blown” (lines 8-11). Every autumn, the flowers die and retreat underground, and every spring new seeds burst from the frozen ground, growing and blossoming into a new season of flowers....   [tags: Season, Winter, God, Autumn]

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Is Home Sweet Home?

- Home sweet home Bakersfield, CA to Mayfield, KY that is a rather bigger move but, it’s probably one of the best thigs that could happen to me. From a big city to a little town where there is only one zip code was huge changes for me. Although I would consider both as home they have their advantages and disadvantages but, the three main reasons are weather, people and the crime rate. Each one of these points has been a great impact on my attitude towards both of these places. The average high temperature for Bakersfield is 78 degrees and the average low temperature is 58 degrees....   [tags: Season, Autumn, Rain, Summer]

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Compare and contrast the views of Autumn in Ted Hughes’s There Came A

- Compare and contrast the views of Autumn in Ted Hughes’s There Came A Day and John Keats’s Ode To Autumn. How do the poets use language to convey these views. There are many similarities and differences between the two autumn poems ‘There came a day’ by Ted Hughes and ‘Ode to autumn’ by John Keats. Both poems are based on autumn but they portray it in different ways. ‘There came a day’ presents autumn in a negative way where as ‘ode to autumn’ presents it in a positive way. The reason that John Keats may have written in a in a positive way about autumn is because he was a pre-twentieth century poet and had a love for nature and respect for the countryside....   [tags: English Literature]

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A Separate Piece, By John Knowles

- In John Knowles’ novel, A Separate Piece, the main Character, Gene Forrester, has to learn to become friends with his hazardous roommate, Phineas, at his school, Devon, in New Hampshire. The novel is affected by a number of changes, however the largest and most significant change is the change in seasons. In Thomas C. Foster’s novel, How to read literature like a Professor, chapter twenty explains the significance of the seasons. Foster states that, “Summer [symbolizes] adulthood and romance and fulfillment and passion,” while, “ winter [symbolizes] old age and resentment and death.” John Knowles’ book A Separate Peace, all aspects of Summer, Fall, and Winter are excellently represented as...   [tags: Season, Autumn, A Separate Peace, Winter]

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Use Of Imagery By Shakespeare 's Sonnets

- Khaled Alshammari Laura Willis English 142 05/24/2015 The use of imagery by Shakespeare in his sonnets Shakespeare’s sonnets comprise of 154 sonnets and all are written in the form of three quatrains as well as a couplet, which are regarded as Shakespearean. The sonnets are classified into two groups, those which addressed to a beloved friend, depicted as a noble and handsome young man and the other poems are shown to a malignant but fascinating young lady who he loves in spite of himself. However, most of Shakespeare’s sonnets mainly asses the inevitable decay of time coupled with the immortalization of beauty and love as applicable in poetry....   [tags: Shakespeare's sonnets, Poetry, Sonnet, Autumn]

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Two Romantic poems concerning nature are To Autumn by John Keats

- Two Romantic poems concerning nature are To Autumn by John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley’s To a Skylark. These two poems celebrate different aspects of nature: ‘Compare how nature is presented two Romantic poems’ Poets of the Romantic Era tried to express their feelings of beauty, nature and decay through poems and other means of literature. Two Romantic poems concerning nature are “To Autumn” by John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “To a Skylark”. These two poems celebrate different aspects of nature: as the title of the poem suggests “To Autumn” is about the season of autumn, whereas “To a Skylark” is about a skylark, a miniscule bird that is famous for its song....   [tags: English Literature]

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Consider La Belle Dame sans Merci and To Autumn by John Keats

- Consider La Belle Dame sans Merci and To Autumn by John Keats John Keats was born in 1795 and died in 1821. He lived a short life as he suffered from tuberculosis, and died in his early twenties. Keats is one of the great Romantic poets of the early 19th century. Most of his poetry was crammed into the last few years of his life, which is why some of his poems relate death. He had a great love for nature, which was always included in his poetry in some way. He saw his mother and his brother die of TB when he was younger so when he realised he too had the illness he knew what was in store....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Expulsion of the Drones in Autumn

- The life of a free individual is the life of a happy one. As he portrayed this idea, Percy Shelley brought about feelings of revolution, freedom, and equality to the people of England, against the exploiting ruling class. Experiencing the Industrial Revolution first hand, Shelley observed the abuse of the working class in the large, over crowded cities. Worse so to him than the apparent maltreatment, was the people’s lack of desire to take a stand against these injustices, and allowing themselves to be taken advantage of....   [tags: Literacy Analysis ]

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Lighting Of The Outdoor Celebration

- Every year as the weather turns crisp and the leaves turn to red, amber, and gold, many New Jersey homeowners’ thoughts turn to outdoor entertaining. Whether it is a home harvest festival, Halloween, or Thanksgiving Day, everyone wants to incorporate that fall air into their celebration. One key aspect of proper outdoor celebrations, however, is how to design and implement lighting on your porch or patio to make your next fall get-together a memorable one regardless of the occasion. Here are some fresh ideas for ways to light your outdoor gathering space....   [tags: Lighting, Light-emitting diode, Autumn]

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The Government's Concern About the Morale of the British People in the Autumn of 1940

- The Government's Concern About the Morale of the British People in the Autumn of 1940 In this question I am asked to examine why the government was concerned about the morale of the British people in the autumn of 1940 by using sources E, F and G and my own knowledge. The situation in 1940 was looking bad for Britain because France had pulled out of the war and now Britain were fighting Germany on their own. German forces had now invaded Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg and France....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis of Abbey Tomb, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, and To Autumn

- Analysis of Abbey Tomb, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, and To Autumn ‘By using the first or second person – a poet creates a sense of direct dialogue with the reader.’ What is your response to this view. By the use of the first or second person a poet can establish a connection between the character and the reader because the poet can address the reader directly. The poems I have chosen to study are ‘Abbey Tomb’ by Patricia Beer, ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ by T.S. Elliot and ‘To Autumn’ by John Keats....   [tags: John Keats T.S. Eliot Patricia Beer Essays]

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We Feel Autumn

- “Boy, you can’t run,” I call into the dense woods before me, with a devious smile spreading across my face. My hair had knotted at the edges with the thick blood of a victim dyeing the tips in a pure desperation, and the once silky brown texture had long faded, and had started to see red. I had done this so many times that the blood had dyed my hair. I smile at the thought. I always kept their blood in my hair as long as possible, as if to keep them alive that little while longer. I can smell his fear and the aroma of a fresh barbeque comes along with it....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Graduation Speech : China Is Now Boarding

- “Attention please, fight 123 to Shanghai, China is now boarding.” As I walked up to my gate, I heard the announcement. It was a hot summer day, I was going back to China to visit my grandma. I haven’t been to my hometown for three years since I moved to the U.S. I was very excited and nervous, not only because I would visit my homeland, but also because I would see my old friends again. I left China for three years, at age 17, to attend high school in the United State. I grew up with my grandma in China....   [tags: Grandparent, Family, Mooncake, Mid-Autumn Festival]

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The Girl the World Forgot

- It was the middle of autumn, the time right before the world would be covered in a white blanket of snow. It was the time where the colorful leaves had dropped from their humble perch upon the trees and now lie sprinkled across the land. A chilly wind brushed through the area picking up the leaves from the pavement, I watched in awe as they twisted and twirled in the air as if they were dancing. Autumn was undeniably one of the most beautiful seasons; even the naked trees were striking as they stood tall and proud extending out toward the skies....   [tags: autumn, leaves, late, wait, someone, special]

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Winter Is The Best Season

- Winter There are four different types of seasons. They are Summer, Spring, Fall, and Winter. They each hold its own period in which they occur. Some days are long and some days are short depending on the season. Different weather, daylight hours, holidays, and different events are all events in which occur throughout the season. The events that can occur also depends on what’s the season. In each season, there are different activities that can be accomplished. For example, some seasons contain certain holidays that occur in them like Christmas, which only happens in the winter....   [tags: Season, Winter, Weather, Autumn]

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My Childhood Autumns in a Nutshell. . . or an Apple

- My Childhood Autumns in a Nutshell. . . or an Apple As a native Vermonter, I have spent every autumn driving out of Burlington and into the rust and golden mountains of Stowe to admire the foliage and to take advantage of nearby orchards. I have visited probably every orchard, mill, factory and farm over my lifetime. Through these excursions, freshly made apple cider, warm cider doughnuts, cool, crunchy apples picked right off the branch, and the smell of these apples have all become imbedded into my memories of my childhood here in Vermont....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Understanding And Understanding The Intricacy Of Human Behaviour

- 1. Defining play can be quite difficult in terms of perspective and understanding the intricacy of human behaviour. There are eight characteristics that distinguish play from other types of human behaviour, thus assisting in defining play. Autumn shows many signs of acting out these characteristics, mostly suspension of reality. Suspension of reality allows Autumn to step outside of her reality and accept an imaginary self for the purpose of make believe (Levy, 1978). This characteristic is the most prominent in her play....   [tags: Motivation, Behavior, Play, Play]

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Love Is The Tree Never Die Throughout The Winter

- The poet uses the associations with autumn to comment on love by explaining how love is the trees in autumn who survive the winter. For instance, the lines, “The strong root still alive under the snow, love will endure – if I can let you go.” From these lines I can conclude that although the poet might let go of her lover like how trees let of their leaves, their love will continue because the roots of the tree never die throughout the winter. For this example, of a comparison of love to autumn, the poet creates an image of a tree root prospering under the snow, even if the part of the tree above ground looks dead....   [tags: Sonnet, John Keats, Anxiety, Poetry]

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Exploring How Keats Finds Beauty In Death

- There is no life without death, and no death without life. Life and death mutually define each other and without one, the other would have no meaning. Keats was an English poet very concerned with death and human mortality. His poems usually deal with his struggle to accept his own mortality and his attempt to flee from reality into a world of immortality. This poem, “To Autumn”, which Keats wrote after observing an autumn evening, is seemingly simplistic and purely descriptive. However, underneath the surface, Keats has finally begun to accept the difficult truth that death is inevitable....   [tags: Poetry Analysis, Poets, Poem]

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The Analects Of Confucius ' Meaning

- The Analects of Confucius’ meaning, that peace can be found in the darkest of times is found by analyzing the historical context in which Confucius lived and in which the Analects were written. The time in which Confucius lived was a peaceful time, full of innovative and philosophical advances. Therefore, his teachings were about peace, specifically about finding it for one’s self. This value becomes even more in depth because, though Confucius was the “transmitter” of these original philosophical ideas, he was not the author of the Analects of Confucius....   [tags: China, Chinese philosophy, Warring States Period]

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Christmas Dinner - Original Writing

- I showed up to Ms. Autumn Thanksgiving dinner that morning as I arrived I signed in and went into the lunchroom. Ms. Autumn was in the lunchroom line I ended up surprising her as I appeared around the corner. She greeted me with that adorable smile that she always greets me with. Autumn was ecstatic to see me and allowed me to meet her grandmother whom greeted me with a smile and a hello. She was dressed up in chef outfit with a apron and chef hat on because it was career day at the school. As we sit down she introduce me to her grandmother and told her I was her mentor and how she enjoyed having me come out to the school and help her with school work as well as listening to her....   [tags: Family, Grandparent]

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John Keats 's The Work Of The One And Only

- During the 18th and the 19th century there were many talented people that emerged and accomplished various things from composing music to creating beautiful poems that embodied wonderful emotion and passion. This era was mainly known as the romantic era, which was made up of many talented poets such as William Blake, Samuel Taylor, Lord Byron, John Keats and many more. This paper will discuss and analyze the the work of the one and only John Keats. John Keats born in London began his career in the medical field working as an apprentice surgeon....   [tags: John Keats, Romanticism, Poetry, Stanza]

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Discuss the creation and purpose of a strong sense of setting and

- Discuss the creation and purpose of a strong sense of setting and atmosphere Poets use a strong sense of setting and atmosphere in their poems to get across the emotions and content of their writing. “To Autumn” and “Ode on Melancholy” create a strong sense of setting and atmosphere. These two poems are both Odes. Odes are very thoughtful poems and are usually dedicated to someone or something. Also Odes are very disciplined in the way they are written, in terms of structure. Both poems are written by an author named John Keats....   [tags: English Literature:]

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Effects Of Summer And Winter Born Children

- A much debated question for several years has been whether or not children born in summer months are at a disadvantage academically or socially in comparison to their older peers. On one hand, both national and international studies have found research evidence which suggests that summer born children are continuously at a disadvantage as a result of their age throughout their education – for example, Daniels et al (2000) found that younger pupils in the school year consistently scored lowers in academic tests than their older peers, which suggests that they are at an academic disadvantage....   [tags: School, Primary education, Primary school]

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Romantic Poets and Their Response to Nature

- Romantic Poets and Their Response to Nature Consider how the romantic poets have responded to the subject of nature with close references to at least three poems studied. Consider how the romantic poets have responded to the subject of nature with close references to at least three poems studied, comment in detail on: 1. Imagery (e.g. simile, metaphor, personification.) 2. Subject matter/theme 3. Characteristics of the romantic movement Romanticism was a poetic movement of the 19th century, during The French Revolution....   [tags: Romantic Poets Poems Nature Essays]

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The Poem, By John Keats

- The poem, “To Autumn” by John Keats is as the title implies, an ode to autumn, but it is also an ode to the death of spring and summer and the life that they held. As an ode implies this poem celebrates autumn, but it is also a celebration of life and more specifically Keats’s life. This being said it is also an ode to the end of life and the end of innocence. Without knowing the meaning behind even the title one cannot understand this poem. Stanza three encompasses this best as it is the closing stanza....   [tags: Poetry, John Keats, Sonnet, Rhyme scheme]

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Analysis of Robert Frost´s The Road Not Taken

- Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” is a very interesting poem about the narrator coming to a fork in a road. The underlying meaning of “The Road Not Taken” is the decisions that people have to make on the “road” of life and the regret what can come from choosing the wrong “road”. “The Road Not Taken” has many meaningful metaphors if the reader studies the poem closely. Frost masterly crafts the poem so that he teaches the reader about the importance of the decisions made in life. The literal theme of the poem is that the narrator is traveling in the autumn when the narrator comes to a fork in the road....   [tags: road, decisions, life, metaphors]

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The Richness of Old Age: a New Critical Reading of "to Autumn"

- "Where are the songs of Spring. Ay, where are they. Think not of them, thou hast thy music too." So often, people look back upon their youth and wish that they still had it before them. Our natural tendency is to fear old age, to see it as the precursor to death, rather than a time of life, desirable in its own right. However, in John Keats' poem, To Autumn, he urges us not to take this view, but to see old age as a beautiful and enviable state of life, rather than something to be feared. First of all, it must be established that Keats is even speaking about old age....   [tags: Poetry]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' My First Day Well '

- The other five autumn poems have references of Keats’s poem within them, yet they give much more than that. The poem Fr288 “My First Day Well – Since Many Ill” is written in ballad form with abundant usage of slant rhymes. While on the surface of the poem contemplates the passage of time, seasons, and illnesses, it actually describes an event in Dickinson’s life. In 1862, the year the poem was believed to be written in, she had been bedridden from an illness for months, which often left her wondering if her illness would end in death during the duration of her sickness (Mamunes 39)....   [tags: American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln]

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Personal And Business Success : Goal Setting

- In order to achieve both personal and business success, goal setting is a very important tool. It is part of a strategic planning process. Throughout the planning process goals should be constantly written and referred to, they should also be checked continuously to ensure the business is on the right track. During the time in which we got to spend at the dairy farm in Gippsland run by Annette and her husband Jim, she was able to describe to us some of the main goals they have, both business and family....   [tags: Milk, Cattle, Dairy farming, Dairy]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- In the novel The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald uses the life of Jay Gatsby to portray society’s inevitable failure in the pursuit of the American Dream. However, while Gatsby may ultimately be symbolic for American society, The Great Gatsby as a novel is arguably actually focused on Nick Carraway. Aside from Fitzgerald specifically choosing Nick as the narrator, The Great Gatsby also heavily centers around Nick and his growth throughout the story. Nick’s character development in the novel is what allows readers to follow along with Gatsby’s story, and Nick’s perspective changes ultimately build up to Fitzgerald’s message about the death of the American dream and the chaos of society....   [tags: The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald]

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The Contrast of Pre-Twentieth Century Love Poetry

- The Contrast of Pre-Twentieth Century Love Poetry In the pre-twentieth century societies there were different views and approaches to love, for example contrasting approaches to virginity. In this essay I will compare and contrast four pre-1914 essays. There are some features which may be expected to he found in pre-twentieth century poetry. For example, imagery was mainly nature-based, evolving around things such as time, weather, with religion being a popular choice as it played a much more significant part of people's lives then compared to now....   [tags: Papers]

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Jane Eyre, Hamlet And Keats

- To convey a sense of argument, imagery and perspective, authors use various types of language, syntax and vocabulary to achieve this. An extract from Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, a soliloquy from Hamlet, by William Shakespeare and Ode to Autumn, by John Keats all have a number of striking similarities between them, as well as a few differences, which will be analysed to show. Unlike Hamlet and Autumn, the extract from Jane Eyre, doesn’t have any particular argument, but the use of language is similar to that of Keats and to some extent Hamlet....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Nature in Context vs. Nature out of Context

- Nature in Context vs. Nature out of Context Nature has long been the focus of many an author's work, whether it is expressed through poetry, short stories, or any other type of literary creation. Authors have been given an endless supply of pictures and descriptions because of nature's infinite splendor that can be vividly reproduced through words. It is because of this fact that often a reader is faced with two different approaches to the way nature is portrayed. Some authors tend to look at nature from a more extensive perspective as in William Wordsworth's "I wandered Lonely as a Cloud." While some authors tend to focus more on individual aspects of nature and are able to captivate the...   [tags: Papers]

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William Shakespeare 's Sonnet 73 And How It Portrays The Author 's Experience Of Aging

- In “Sonnet 73” William Shakespeare uses seasonal and fire imagery symbolically, as well as metaphors to portray the process of aging. Introduction “Sonnet 73,” published by William Shakespeare in 1609, reveals through symbolic imagery and metaphors mans promised fate, death. The theme of “Sonnet 73” is that, as life draws to an end, it becomes more valued. In a melancholy mood, the narrator concedes that many years have passed by and that the end of his life draws ever near. He reflects through imagery, and with a sense of self-pity, the loss of his youth and passion to the ravages of time....   [tags: Old age, Death, Ageing, Gerontology]

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Evolution of organisms shows the development of structure to function

- Grouping of organisms according to the similar anatomy helps to understand their evolution and how those organisms have being developed over millions of years. Similarly, structures of organisms have developed over years to function better to survive on the earth. Even though some organisms are unicellular, while some are multicelliular, both types of organisms have got particular structure to function that helps to fulfill their needs. Thus, structure and function of the organisms, including humans, portray the incredible creations of the nature (Campbell et al....   [tags: Evolution]

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Analysis Of Percy Of A Sky Lark And John Keats

- Percy Shelley’s To a Sky-Lark and John Keats ' Ode to a Nightingale are two poems that have applied nature, specifically birds, to convey their messages. In Shelly’s poem, the speaker refers to the skylark as ‘blithe Spirit’. The capital S in the word spirit demands extra attention to the word spirit. The speaker also states that the skylark in reality is not a bird, but something that comes ‘from heaven, or near it.’ This reference indicates that the speaker thinks of the skylark as a godly creature....   [tags: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Romanticism, John Keats]

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Analysis of Kinuta - The Fulling Block by Zeami

- Kinuta, which is also known as The Fulling Block, is a noh play written by Zeami. The characters, which appear in this play, are: The Husband, a local squire (waki), His Sword-bearer (wakizure), A maid, Yugiri (tsure), The Wife (maeshite), A Manservant (ai), and The Spirit of the wife, after her death (nochijite). The Jo, or introduction of the play, begins with the very first line of the Husband (waki), because it establishes the basis of the play and introduces the shite, or the Wife: “You have before you a squire from Ashiya in Kyushu....   [tags: noh play, imagery, chinese poetry]

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Faiz Ahmad Faiz Going Between Ghazal and Politic

- Faiz Ahmed Faiz was born in 1911 in Sialkot and was educated in Lahore, where he studied English literature and philosophy. As a poet, Faiz began writing on the conventional topics of passion and beauty, but soon these conventional themes get submerged in the bigger social and political events of the day. The traditional grieves of love get fused with the travails of the afflicted humanity, and Faiz uses his poetry to champion the cause of socialism humanism. Consequently, the familiar imagery of a love-poet acquires new meanings in the hands of Faiz......   [tags: imagery, metaphor, poet]

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