Poetry allows flexibility to the author because it does not have a specific topic. All of the genres are incorporated into poetry, because it can be fiction, historical, drama, or non-fiction. Often, a more figurative form of speech is involved in writing poems. There is greater symbolism and the meaning requires the reader to think. Robert Frost once said, “Poetry is what gets lost in translation.” By this he means poems don’t have to make sense to be beautiful.
The discussion will not include some different aspect to discuss his theatrical geniuses and visual masterminds because I thought it would be more helpful to concentrate on one area of his work. Moreover, it will be briefly outlined his sexual affiliation and his moral belief in the life. Lastly, there will be a conclusion based on what it has been found in his exploration of his work. The most intriguing aspect of all Cocteau`s work is the unique relationship that existed between poetry and his other work. This is shown in all his novels, plays, movies and criticism.
What did it fulfill? How did it go about that? Those are all questions that involve the beginning of this discussion, the purpose of poetry. Jane Hirshfield, a known poet talked about the purpose in her journal “Poetry and Uncertainty”. Hirshfield says, “Poetry often enacts a recovering of wholeness of emotional and metaphysical balance, weather in an individual or a culture.” (63) So poetry has in innate emotional attachment to us, evoking all manner of thoughts, feelings and a balance for not only the individual but the culture as well.
1. Depending on the ‘writing a literary analysis’ chart, the student didn’t really write everything down he/she should’ve wrote. I would have added many things to his analysis. First of all, I would given my opinion and my reaction to the poem. The poem was pretty boring at the beginning and I didn’t fell the poet was trying to prove anything.
Stevenson 1 Jessica Stevenson Ms. Hays English 202 22 March 2012 An Explication of William Stafford’s “Ask Me” The poem “Ask Me” is not as it may seem the first time you read it, you have to read through it a second maybe even a third time in order to take notes about the true meaning that Stafford is trying to get across. William Stafford gives us a paraphrase of his own poem “Ask Me”, giving the reader a look into what the poem means to him. By giving us the reader a more in depth explanation of his work it allows us to understand the meaning within the poem itself. So now let’s take a look at it and see what his thoughts were. This poem is like no other of William Stafford’s.
Such techniques include personification, metaphors, epigraphs, sibilance, dramatic irony, imagery, simile and symbolism. At first you might think, “what the... I am not even going to bother with this one”, but give it a chance because I promise you, your life will suddenly feel a lot more pleasant once you dig deep and understand T.S. Eliots genius exhibition of dramatic monologue. A common element that is within his many poems is alienation, loneliness and shallowness and these can be found within the cryptic mastermind lines, verses and stanzas.
The purpose of this paper is to explore the comparison and contrast of contents of two literary works in style and form of elements that these two authors used to make their work excellent and for the readers to understand their different perspective. Content According to Robert Frost and Eudora Welty, they both shared one theme “Journey” in their literary work. Both authors display their theme Journey in a unique way that the reader would learn a good lesson. Both Frost and Welty used style and form elements to explore the amazing of their works. According to Robert Frost his poem was written or told by a First-Person point of view, Frost was consider as the traveler in his poetry, also a narrator who tells the story.
Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” and Eudora Welty’s “A Worn Path” both share significance about journeys. When read on their own both authors showed symbolic factors as to their stories. Authors chose to use symbolism in their writings to catch the reader’s attention to help them better understand the purpose behind the author’s story. These two stories are both different in their own way; one story speaks of death while Robert Frost’s poem speaks of a decision that will change someone’s life. These two stores are both different as one is a poem of course, and the other is a short story.
We must admit that the language in the extract is complex and in the poem is simple. Dorothy Wordsworth has chosen to write in long, complicated sentences, while William Wordsworth has made his poem in short simple phrases. He also has used similes and copmarisons several times in his poem, for example “continuous as the stars” and “lonely as a cloud”. All abovementioned was used in order to give a usual reader a new sense experience, because the writer and the poet can help the reader to look at the nature different and more emotional way. And it is only up to the reader what genre to choose to enjoy the beauty of the world through the beauty of the
Poetry is said by many to be the deepest and darkest thoughts of the heart and mind; that the author pours themselves into their work and opens up a piece of them that isn’t always exposed for people to see. When reading poetry, or any piece of literature for that matter, the reader typically starts with the title, where sometimes the most meaning and thought comes from for the piece. In both Elegy by George Gordon & Lord Byron and Grief by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, only one word is used in the title, expressing a sense of definiteness towards their poem; simply stating that their thoughts revolve solely around this word. With the use of form, sound, rhyme, and literary elements, the above stated poems will be compared to show the thematic similarities both authors used. After fully understanding both poems and reading this comparative essay, any reader will be able to successfully discuss the similar messages in each poem.