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    Adrienne Rich's poem entitled "Miracle Ice Cream" is a short, yet thoughtfully penned poem that gives reference to playful and memorable experiences during childhood. The author follows to allude to deeper meaning with a stronger final stanza. Rich's beautiful use of language and brilliant placement of meter adds to the power behind this poem intended to elicit a response from the reader which would help relieve stress from everyday life. Given that the title of the poem is called "Miracle Ice

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    Brutal Reality of War in Winifred M. Letts' The Deserter and Siegfried Sassoon's The Hero Both Winifred M. Letts and Siegfried Sassoon have strong views on the war; however they both express themselves using different language. Winifred M. Letts chose her words carefully to put the reader on the side of the Deserter using rhetorical questions as in line 6, "But who can judge him, you or I?" This makes it seem like the deserter running away, was a natural response to his surroundings

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    How Tenyson Describes the Eagle In verse 1, line 1 he describes the eagle as being harsh, violent and rough by using alliteration in the words 'clasps', 'crag', and 'crooked'. He uses onomatopoeia also in these words to get over the violentness of the bird and also its rough environment. When using the phrase 'crooked hands' Tenyson is describing how the shape of the claws are crooked but when he used the word 'hands' instead of claws this is implying the eagle has god like qualities.

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    Explain how Hardy shows loss and regret in his poems A writer by the name of Thomas Hardy, was born on the second of June 1940, Dorchester, in Higher Bockhampton, near the countryside, this affected his writing, because his writing always made some sort of reference to nature. Hardy wrote poems and novels. His novels are largely known, his novels were influenced by society, and the main factors within society were the class system for the rich and the poor and inequality and discrimination

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    Strange Meeting ‘Strange Meeting’ by Wilfred Owen is a poem about a soldier in war who makes contact with the spirit of a dead soldier. The poem begins with the relief of a soldier as he escapes the war; but then realizes where he was when he sees the dead soldier. The spirit tells him that joining war is simply a waste of your life. The poem describes the cruelty and harshness of war, and what it’s like to be in it. Owen’s main aim was to open up the truth about war and the horrific and gruesome

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    The holy hump

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    When I wrote “The Holy Hump” I was trying to take stabs at William for being so stereotypical and for also being “douchey”. The poem begins with “William, my friend and roommate.” (Sanchez, line 1) I am trying to tell the reader that even though of what may come, William is still my friend and I don’t hate him. The next line “I want to know your trick” (Sanchez, line 2) shows how I want to learn to be sort of like William. He has a sort of magic trick that nets him something that I can’t get. The

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    Those Winter Sundays

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    The poem “Daystar” by Rita Dove and the poem “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden have some similarities, but they also have some differences. These poems mainly deal with parenting and the parenting life as well as their own personal issues. Each parent in the two poems have their children’s best interest at heart, but the two very different parents in two different time periods deal with very similar issues. The poem “Those Winter Sundays” Robert Hayden expresses regret through this poem about

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    William Shakespeare's "Let me not to the marriage of true minds" is a Shakespearean or English sonnet that attempts to determine the true meaning of love. The dictation used to write this sonnet reveals a number of meanings to readers. The speaker uses the imagery to compare love to a ship lost at sea. The writer often uses caesuras, in this poem, which applies emphasis on some parts of the poem. The author uses many elements to define what true love is not; then, he moves on to tell what true

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    Theme Of Sonnet 18

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    Shakespeare’s brilliance lies in his concise, efficient use of language and “Sonnet 18” is no different. Shakespeare’s use of language is precisely the reason for his timeless legacy. In “Sonnet 18”, Shakespeare pokes fun at the typical love poetry written by many poets of his time, and often still today, which uses false comparison to highlight the beauty of another. Shakespeare’s use of structure, literary devices, and metaphor highlights his interesting subject angle and meaning. This sonnet exemplifies

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    Sir Patrick Spence

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    The poem of Sir Patrick Spence is a ballad from Scotland originating around the fourteenth century (“Origins”). Like most ballads the author of Sir Patrick Spence is unknown. One other thing that this poem has in common with many other ballads of early Europe their are no historical records of a person called Sir Patrick Spence. Since this many historians have come to believe that the poem is based loosely on Sir Patrick Vans, that was sent by King James VI to retrieve his new wife Anne of Denmark

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