During 1860, he visited Boston and met with American writers James Thomas Fields, James Russell Lowell, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Said to be rewarded for a biography of Abraham Lincoln used during the election of 1860, he gained a consulship in Venice. On Christmas Eve 1862, he married Elinor Mead at the American embassy in Paris. Among their children was the future architect John Mead Howells. Upon returning to the U.S., Howells wrote for various magazines, including Atlantic Monthly and Harper's Magazine.
In a brief haiku form he found the perfect vehicle to express his poetic ideals. The poems he wrote have inspired and captivated readers and poets throughout the world with their elegance, insight, and simple brilliance. The diary opens with a prologue that announces Basho’s yearning to travel and reminds the reader that life is a journey. The introduction ends, with a haiku that expresses his feeling about his departure. Matsuo Basho places an obvious emphasis on the transience of life within this journal, the recounting of expedition and ethos spanning a feat of fifteen hundred miles, expressed in the form of a poetic memoir.
When one thinks of the Middle Ages, the first images to form in the mind are usually of castles, kings, queens, and of course, the faithful knights that serve them. Most people, both young and old, are familiar with King Arthur’s Round Table, which has been presented in literature for centuries and later brought into the world of film and television. “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”, an alliterative poem written by an unknown author of the 14th century, both reinforces and challenges the Knight’s code of chivalry. “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” opens with the story of how various cities were built by heroes after the fall of Troy. After the brief history, the author introduces the setting at Camelot.
William was an educated lawyer with a goal of becoming a politician and Grace stayed at home to instill value into their two boys (Feist & Feist, 2009). Burrhus, the oldest of the boys, was full of life, tremendously out-spoken, inclined to nature and had a love for building things. Burrhus also delighted in his education and aspired to be a writer. Though, he was a vibrant young man his life was not devoid of calamity. While Burrhus was attending his first year at Hamilton
He became an idealist and began writing while he was still in college. Much that inspired his work were things which he witnessed firsthand, which is why he writes with imagery and metaphors, to give the mind a better view of how the situation looks through his eyes. “The Solitary Reaper,” published in 1807, is one of the poems in which Wordsworth uses imagery to express his theme. This poem emphasizes about how a young girl he saw while he was on a tour in Scotland could still seem so happy even though her lifestyle wasn’t so great. Scotland back then was becoming “Electric Scotland” which meant that people were moving into the towns for work in industries.
Anaya’s A Celebration of Grandfathers and Hansberry’s On Summer have the same tone; they are both reminiscent. In Rudolfo A. Anaya’s A Celebration of Grandfathers, he talks about his childhood. For example, “’ Buenos dias le de Dios, abuelo.’ God give you a good day, grandfather. This is how I was taught as a child to greet my grandfather, or any grown person” (Anaya 444). He tends to touch back on his childhood several times throughout the story.
The second paragraph the speaker introduces the concept of time, which he personifies, claiming that it was time that allowed him to enjoy his regal activities as a young farmboy. Dylan Thomas has fashioned a remarkable drama, portraying his youth and the farm where he spent it. His colorful language use describes the setting in such as way that it communicates true feeling without becoming sentimental in it execution and in its discovery. This poet is a skilled craftsman. John Keats: “Ode on a Grecian Urn” What do you think the urn may stand for in the first three
1 College life is, no doubt, the golden period of a student's life .The knowledge gained, the opportunities availed and the friendship made during the stay at college go a long, way in determining the future life and career of a young man. we will often find grown-up people mentioning the memories of their college days with great pleasure ,pride or regret . College life ushers in a completely new stage in the educational career of a young student.As compared with school life,it is a life of liberty,self-respect and confidence .The college students gets freedom from the rod of the school teacher and his authoritative attitude.He feels happy to find his college teachers quite friendly and persuasive.His feelings of self-respect ate properly recognized and he is encouraged to depend upon himself. 6 For the first time in his life,he feels his own importance at home as well as at college ,and his opinions and decisions are given due weight.He is no longer regarded a child who must be forced to do certain things considered useful for him. College life is also pleasurable for providing a large company of like minded young men of the same age and of similar interests.You can have the acquaintance of a large number of college fellows,belonging to different families,having different temperaments,qualities, habits,manners,etc.You are free to make new friends, and to learn and adopt what is good in others.
Throughout the poem, the poet retains a wide variety of memories of his uncle's farm. On line two in the first stanza, Harmer states it was “still in mid-summer” summer has strong connotations such as warmth & happiness, implying that he has fond memories of the farm. On line three Horner remembers the “red roof tops” and “a couple of stables” the use of the imagery here suggests a child like memory which is then reinforced by the alliteration of “red, roof tops” Personification is also used as Harmer describes the hills that “stretched their long back” Harmer may have personified the hills showing On the second stanza, Harmer embeds childlike verbs such as “Tunnelled” & “Burrowed” This emphasises the innocent & puerile nature of the poem. Also, the idea that the poet had intended to “burrow for gold” but instead found that his uncle had “buried three battered Ford cars” indicates THE THOERY that one person's junk is another's treasure especially to a young, excitable