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    developing expressions of his role as an Irish poet. In this essay I will be discussing his poems entitled “Bog Queen”, “Punishment” and “Summer 1969”. In discussing any poet, one must always consider the social and political background to the poetry since poetry never exists in a vacuum but is always influenced by its social and political times. As a northern poet, Heaney’s work is very much connected to the troubles in the north and his vision is bound up with that of civil disturbance. Heaney benefited

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    Timothy Winters is a poem about a real, nine-year old boy suffering from poverty in the 1950’s. An English poet named Charles Causley wrote this poem in frustration that the Welfare State was not providing enough support to the underprivileged. To show why he is frustrated, he has written a poem that explores the theme of what it is like to be underprivileged through Timothy Winters perception. This essay explains three examples that are used to communicate the theme and attitude in the poem through

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    In Just poetry analysis

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    who showed his great mastery of poetry especially in this poem. His use of imagery and musical devices to cause the poem to have a light demeanor when underneath shows a different mask was brilliant. Clearly there was more “in Just” these words than what meets the eye. Works Cited Doe, John. "Delights and Dangers of Childhood: A Brief Analysis of." John Doe. N.p., 24 Apr. wwwwww2000. Web. 21 Feb. 2014. Genius Media Group. "E. E. Cummings – In Just-." Poetry Genius. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Feb. 2014

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    War Poetry Analysis

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    War Poetry Analysis There are many different approaches to war in the poetry I have read. Some are very jingoistic and strongly encourage conscription. They use a wide range of colloquial language and often use puns to play on the emotions of the reader and make their poems more interesting. A good example of a poem of this type is, "Who's for the Game?" by Jessie Pope. This kind of war poetry has often been criticised by other poets with a more serious and realistic view to war. One of

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    An Analysis of Down by the Salley Gardens One of Yeats' poems, Down by the Salley Gardens is a typical story of inexperienced youth in the realm of love. The final two lines hold the key to the theme of the poem: She bid me take life easy, as the grass grows on the weirs; But I was young and foolish, and now am full of tears. The poem is evidently about the relationship between the narrator and the woman with the "little snow-white feet• and the narrator's failure to be able to cope with

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    Analysis of a Corpus of Poetry

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    Analysis of a Corpus of Poetry A corpus of 1000 lines of poetry (ten 100 line samples from ten different authors) is analyzed by a computerized connectionist model of poetic meter. The analysis finds that poets utilize measurably distinct patterns of stress and suggests that these patterns might "fingerprint" individual writers. In addition, the analysis shows that the variations of metrical patterns are in accord with the prevailing verse aesthetics of the period in which poets are writing

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    Death Poetry Analysis

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    deathbed. Generally, "Cross of Snow" is my favourite out of all of these poems, other than being extremely poetic and touchy, it also indicates how much skilled Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is. Even though he has battled depression and couldn't write poetry for a very long period of time, eighteen years, he was capable of writing such a beautiful sonnet in the memory of his second wife, Frances Appleton, and was indeed able to convert his deep feelings into words, directing them straight into the reader's

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    The Fish is a narrative monologue composed for 76 free-verse lines. The poem is constructed as one long stanza. The author is the speaker narrating this poem. She narrates a fishing experience. The author is out in a rented boat on a body of water, presumably a lake. She tries to describe the fish to the fullest, which appears to be the purpose of the poem, without saying either the specie or an approximate age. The narration gives the impression that the fish is slightly old. There are a number

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    Sir Philip Sidney’s defence essay, “An apology for poetry,” refers to poetry “as an art of imitation […] [that] speaks metaphorically” (Ferguson, Salter & Stallworthy, 2005: 331). Sidney’s essay epitomises the pivitol importance and art of creating poetry. From the 1500’s to the 1660’s, England found itself a process of complete rebirth of all its important facets. Transformation in its social and cultural, as well as philosophical and religious approaches was evident. This transformational process

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    Poetry Analysis: "The Lanyard"

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    Rough Draft We have all had those memorable moments that send us back in time; a song on the radio, the smell of cookies baking, driving in the car. They make you think of good times passed. But Billy Collins’s poem, “The Lanyard”, is not only a recollection of the past, but a personal insight to about the things his mother has done for him and what he has done in return. The poem starts off with the speaker recounting an event that occurred the other day. We see him moving about a blue-walled

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    Analysis of Roethke's Poetry

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    Another poem, “Open House” was proba... ... middle of paper ... ...Web. 09 May 2014. "Selected Poems of T. Roethke | The Waking." Selected Poems of T. Roethke | The Waking. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 May 2014. "Theodore Roethke - Poetry Archive." Theodore Roethke - Poetry Archive. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 May 2014. "International Journal of Scottish Literature." International Journal of Scottish Literature. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 May 2014. "Selected Poems of T. Roethke | The Reckoning." Selected Poems

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    Shakespeare makes use of poetry and structure to build meaning in all of his lines. Understanding the meaning in poetry is not an easy task as it needs an intellectual approach, to guess how the line was composed, and an imaginative approach to see why each character expresses the particular words in the particular ways. Therefore, Hall (2003, p. 12) explains that working on Shakespeare is the best way to train today's readers about any style and that there is no better way for a reader to train

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    Poetry Analysis: "Apostrophe to the Ocean"

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    Therefore, I believe that George Gordon Byron was successful in painting a powerful picture of the ocean. Works Cited Chisholm, Marshall. “Poetry analysis: Apostrophe to the Ocean.” Helium.com. 24 April 2009. 3 April 2011. . James T. Carlton. “Apostrophe to the Ocean.” Jstor.org. 3 April 2011. www.jstor.org/pss/2989831>. “Spenserian Stanza.” Thinking Poetry. 3 April 2011. spenserian-stanza>.

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    have attained a position as distinguished as Robert Frost within literature. Even after his death in 1963, he is still remembered today for his great literary works. Although Robert Frost is heavily associated with New England, especially within his poetry, he is actually born in San Francisco. Robert Frost is born on March 26, 1874 to William Frost Jr., and Isabelle Moodie. While Robert Frost is 11 years old his father passes away from tuberculosis, leading the family to move to Lawrence, Massachusetts

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    The poem entitled “On the Pulse of Morning” is a time-honored piece unrolling the film of time, and featuring humanity and its travel through time. This poem is a requirement for United States History, section 2111, to analyze the poem in your own words. In doing so, you must somehow relate to the poem, channel a moment or two of you past, and conform it to the poem. Accounts of students from various other backgrounds provide the poet with support from genuine evidence. History and evolution

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    William Blake’s 1793 poem “The Tyger” has many interpretations, but its main purpose is to question God as a creator. Its poetic techniques generate a vivid picture that encourages the reader to see the Tyger as a horrifying and terrible being. The speaker addresses the question of whether or not the same God who made the lamb, a gentle creature, could have also formed the Tyger and all its darkness. This issue is addressed through many poetic devices including rhyme, repetition, allusion, and symbolism

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    Slam Poetry Analysis

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    A slam poetry is a competition at which poets read and recite original work. These performances are then judged on a numeric scale by previously selected members of the audience. This slam poetry is different from how people recite their poems, the slam poetry normally involves a rhythmic with a vocal delivery style found in hip hop music and focuses specifically on the tradition of dub poetry. There are various well known slam poets in South Africa many in their youth, my focus on this essay slam

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    In a poetry workshop, I think students should learn about and write in different forms. Free verse seemed to be the form of choice in ENG 407/507, and those who wrote in a traditional form usually did so as part of an assignment. Addonizio and Laux write: The issue, of course, isn’t whether anyone should write free verse or formal; that decision should come out of the poem’s requirements, out of the integration of form and content. Free verse, after all, has form, too. And it could also be

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    Suicide Poetry Analysis

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    In the poems, Suicide Note by Janice Mirikitani and Dreams of Suicide by William Meredith, the element of suicide is unmistakably the theme. Although both poems are tragic and melancholic, each poet focuses their attention on different aspects of suicide. Mirikitani dissects the inner thoughts of the speaker and focuses on suicidal ideation, while Meredith’s version brings attention to the suicides of three writers by dedicating and honoring them individually. In Dreams, “the speaker conveys his

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    Critical Analysis of The Garden As with many of his poems, Andrew Marvell wrote The Garden to put forward his point of view and then argue it logically. In The Definition of Love, for example, he writes about unrequited passions, insisting that Fate itself acts against true love; in The Garden he takes a similarly pessimistic viewpoint and takes it to its misanthropic limits, attempting to argue that being at one with nature and away from other people is the best way to live. All poets have

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