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  • Research Paper on Tempest

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    Fern Hill Summary "Fern Hill" is six stanzas of praising and then lamenting days the speaker spent at Fern Hill as a youth. And this speaker is stoked about running through the countryside. Throughout the poem, he talks about how happy he was as a youngster and how oblivious he was that youth was passing. But at the end of the poem, the tone shifts dramatically from joy to lamentation. It's almost like singing, "If you're happy and you know it, think again!" What was a carefree bliss for the

  • The Wild Swans at Coole

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    Coole Park County Galway nineteen years before in 1896. In this poem, Yeats compares the present and the past. He contrasts the swans as a species with himself as an individual. As a species the swans will live on after he dies. Their beauty will remain. He by contrast, is aging and fading. He will eventually die. Summary In the first stanza Yeats describes a sweet autumn scene. The weather is dry and calm. The trees are covered in multi-coloured leaves. It is October. Coole

  • To Awaken an Old Lady

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    Eric Peuterbaugh English 19 September 2012 William Carlos Williams William’s “To Waken An Old Lady” In this poem the speaker is attempting to portray the life of a woman. More specifically, the poem is speaking of the later years and eventual death of an old lady. The title of this poem is a metaphor for the afterlife of an old lady. Her death leads to her awakening. The speaker uses, “a flight of small cheeping birds,” as a metaphor for old age (2-3). The death of the old lady comes “by

  • Journey of the Magi

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    * Poem Journey of the Magi: Thomas Sterne Eliot - Summary and Critical Analysis The poem Journey of the Magi is based on the theme of the Bible. It is full of religious feeling. The visit of the Three Wise Men of East to Palestine at the time of Christ's birth has been described in a very realistic way. The wise men started their journey in the extreme cold of the winter to reach the place of Christ's birth to offer presents to him. -------------------------------------------------   Thomas

  • Ode on a Greciarn Urn

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    Buried, Campo Cestio, Rome, Italy Father: (stable keeper, d. 1803 after fall from horse) Mother: (d. 1810 tuberculosis) Brother: Tom Keats (d. 1818 tuberculosis) Author of books: Poems (1817, poetry) Endymion (1818, poetry) The Fall of Hyperion (1819-21, poetry) Lamia, Isabella, and the Eve of St. Agnes and Other Poems (1820, poetry) • John Keats was one of the greatest British Romantic poets, but he didn't have a long career like earlier generation Romantic poets William Wordsworth and Samuel

  • The Dominance on Mankind

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    Stafford treats nature differently. One poem states why would people enjoy torturing a wild animal and the other tells the story of finding a dead deer (pregnant) in the road while driving along one night. In both poems, mankind shows domination, but each treats dominance differently. Nowlan shows how the civilians showed no sympathy for the nature but Stafford shows that a civilian has compassion towards nature. In "The Bull Moose", the civilians in the poem showed no compassion towards nature. The

  • The Grasshopper and the Cricket

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    ARTICLES ABOUT: Poetry analysis: On the Grasshopper and the Cricket, by John Keats John Keats poem, “On the Grasshopper and the Cricket,” expresses his appreciation and admiration for nature in a powerful and observant way. It is intriguing to see how sensitive and aware Keats is when describing the grasshopper and the cricket, and how he shows the importance of these species in the world. The poem is symbolic to two seasons; summer and winter, and to the difference in the mood presented by each

  • An Essay About "The Wanderer"

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    Introduction The wanderer “The wanderer” is a poem that was composed early in the fifth or sixth century during the Anglo-Saxon period. In fact, this poem was not written directly but it was passed generation after generation orally for hundreds of years until it was written and preserved in the Exeter Book with a collection of English literary works. It was written in old English and consists of one hundred and fifteen lines. This poem is classified as a lament with an elegiac mood that

  • The Daffodils Essay

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    The poem is divided into four stanzas. Stanza wise summary of 'The Daffodils' Summary of the first stanza: The poet has compared himself to a floating cloud passing over hills and valleys. He was on a stroll through the countryside when he suddenly came across countless yellow daffodils. These daffodils were beside a lake under trees. The flowing breeze made the daffodils flutter and it seemed as if they were dancing. Summary of the second stanza: To William Wordsworth, the daffodils appeared

  • The Red Masque of Death and the Fall of the House of Usher

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    around the world for being a master at writing dark, spooky, and death-related poems. He also writes short stories, in which he doesn’t forget to add plenty of descriptive language, in which he uses many ghostly, gloomy, and spooky adjectives. One of his works, The Fall of The House of Usher, is a story densely occupied with eerie descriptions of everything throughout the story, especially the beginning. In short summary, it starts out with a man whom is to visit an old acquaintance, named Roderick

  • God's Grandeur Summary

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    God’s Grandeur Summary "God’s Grandeur" starts off with a claim: the earth is full God’s special power, God’s vitality. But the earth is ultimately temporary. The fire will go from it one day. It will reach a peak, then slowly spread, and then collapse The speaker states that the natural world is inseparable from God, but at the same time temporary. The speaker wants to know why don’t people don't take better care of the natural world. Why don’t they recognize and respect the power of God that

  • An Author-Based Personal Response Essay of Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas

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    elaborate allegories. The intended meaning is often a matter of debate with sharp distinctions drawn between the differing opinions of opposing camps. Some poems seem almost unintelligible unless one has familiarized oneself with an exhaustive biography of the author; others are so laden with symbolism it’s nearly impossible to see the forest for the trees. Still, something about poetry is irresistible: the depth of emotion, the rhythm and rhyme, the deft manipulation of ordinary words to produce a structure

  • Reflection On Human Nature In Hughes's 'Thrushes'

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    addressing Hughes' own struggles as an artist. Insofar as the poem is about nature, it must be termed Romantic, but certainly not in the Wordsworthian sense of a creation that inspires through beauty or pathos and witnesses to some divine purpose. Rather, it is the “Nature red in tooth and claw” that the Victorian poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson noted—a post-Darwinian nature of the survival of the fittest. In some of Hughes’s poems in Lupercal, various humans are described as survivors through their

  • Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Summary

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    STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING SUMMARY Our speaker is in the woods, but (gasp) he's trespassing. He first wonders who owns these woods. In the same breath, he tells us that he thinks he does know who owns them. The lucky landowner lives in a house in the village. Phew. So, our speaker won't get into trouble for trespassing, because there's no one to catch him trespassing.  Surprise! Our speaker has a horse (neigh), and this horse is little. Our speaker psycho-analyzes his little horse and

  • Compare and Contrast the Portrayal and Warfare in Four of the Poems Studied.

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    This essay will compare and contrast the portrayal and warfare in four of the poems studied. The first world war was portrayed as a glorious and credible cause, fighting war for your country was deemed as the duty of any credible man. Being able to represent your country on the battlefield was the greatest honour a man could have. Men were engulfed with the idea of being able to fight for their countries futures. Women would have to do everything they could to stop their husbands

  • Summary Of "The Sewing Circles Of Herat"

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    Summary of “The Sewing Circles of Herat” Chapter 5 Christina Lamb was on her way back into Afghanistan after twelve years, and the ride was very long and rough. The first sight she saw was brick stacks that looked like slender broken towers, sticking up from the desert floor. They were leaning like drunken chimneys in different directions. Then an oasis of pine trees appeared in the landscape, and there the Paropamisus Mountains appeared and she knew that she was getting close to the Persian

  • The Hobbit Summary and Characters

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    THE HOBBIT Character List Bilbo Baggins - The hero of the story. Bilbo is a hobbit, “a short, human-like person.” Commonsensical and fastidious, Bilbo leads a quiet life in his comfortable hole at Bag End and, like most hobbits, is content to stay at home. But Bilbo possesses a great deal of untapped inner strength, and when the wizard Gandalf persuades Bilbo to join a group of dwarves on a quest to reclaim their gold from a marauding dragon, Bilbo ends up playing a crucial role as the company’s

  • Carol Ann Duffy

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    writing about love in a non-clichéd manner. There is an implied, rather enigmatic, question to which this poem is the answer: “Will you marry me?”; “Will I always love you?”; “Would I still love you if…?” She uses the traditional idea of the four elements which supposedly made up the whole world – earth, air, fire and water - showing that her love totally encompasses the person addressed in the poem. All of the stanzas all have the same structure and meter / rhythm; this regular, constant form helps

  • Mythology Abraham - Zeus

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    sacrifice Significance: Abraham was going to sacrifice Isaac because God asked him to Summary: God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son Mount Moriah. Abraham was about to sacrifice Isaac, but God sent an angel to tell Abraham to stop, saying “I know you fear God” 2. Achilles Origin: Greek Mythology Defining Characteristic: was nearly invincible except when struck in the heel Significance: Greek hero of Trojan War Summary: His mother was the nymph Thetis, and his father, Peleus, was the king of the Myrmidons

  • Comparison Welty and Rhys

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    which can affect conclusions drawn from stories (Clugston, 2010). Stories and poems are created from the authors’ imagination which enables us to use our own imagination and fall into the storyline as we read it, connecting with the literature. Being able to visualize what the author is revealing in their writings, gives a deeper look into the symbolization and language allowing us to further relate to the story or poem. In both Eudora Welty’s “A Worn Path” and Jean Rhys’ “I Use to Live Here Once”