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Compare And Contrast The War Poems By Jessie Pope And Rupert Brooke To Those Of Wilfred Owen

... how wrong they would prove to be. They wanted soldiers, and told the recruits they would be heroes when they returned, victorious. There was so much pressure on the ‘boys’ (‘who were soon to become men’) to join the army, with the many recruitment devices such as posters and famously, the poems by Jessie Pope. Pope wrote from the safety of her own home, as a civilian. She had not had any first hand experience of war. In fact, it seems that she had absolutely no idea about what war was like. It was poets like her who had a large influenc ...

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"My Papa's Waltz" By Theodor Roethke

... he does not show his father as completley innocent). It can also be looked upon as the Petty Herst syndrom - meaning having a 'reality' so intense and strong that one feels incapable of any other 'reality', fearing it can and will be worse. The poem is built of four stanzas( quatrain ), each consisting of four lines. The rhyme scheme is, in the first stanza - abab, in the second - cdcd, in the third - efef, and in the fourth - ghgh. The meter is trecet iamb ( stressed unstressed - three times per line ). The central image ...

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Analysis Of Lorca’s Lament For Ignacio Sanchez Mejias

... for example, challenges those who write it because it requires that the poet stir up the reader’s imagination with his writing. Poetry is used in a special way in that the words form patterns of verse, sound, and of thought that appeal strongly to the imagination. Federico Garcia Lorca demonstrated his greatness as a writer when he produced the poem Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias. He made good use of many literary devices in order to make this poem flow properly. First, he utilized imagery, which is the use of words to create a mental ...

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Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven

... book to keep his mind off of the rapping and his lost love Lenore. Poe uses the words "Nameless here for evermore" to show Lenore is dead and gone. His use of italics on the word herealso shows through in this instance.As the rapping continues, the fear builds inside of the man. The natural reaction for anyone in this situation is to convince yourself there isn't anything there. That is exactly what he did. He says it is a late night visitor and nothing more. Then he begins to explain out loud that he was napping, and the visitor came rapp ...

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Bryon's "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage": The Byronic Hero

... Childe Harold is bothered by his family ties. ÒBut one sad lose ruins the name for ay.Ó This line shows that Childe Harold is upset with the reputation that he has inherited from his family. Just as Bruce Wayne d Üoes Childe Harold strives to break this mold and become someone who isn't associated with the likes of his ancestors. In Childe Harold's case he breaks this mold by running away from his father's castle and exploring nature. Bruce Wayne on the other hand invents himself a new identity that differs in every way from the prese ...

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Beowulf: Link Between Traditions - Pagan And Christian

... for material rewards and earthly fame which is a characteristic of Paganism. Beowulf had the heart of the Christian to help people but wants the selfish rewards of Paganism. Shild's funeral is another example of Paganism, it takes place at the end of the prologue. The people that were under his reign put him on the deck of a ship and surrounded him with jewels, gold, helmets, swords, etc. The importance of material goods are one of the cardinal characteristics of the Pagan's beliefs. Hrothgar and his counselors make useless attemp ...

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Confessions In Rhyme: Poetry Analysis

... in her poems. She would compare two things together to make one. Revenge For each sailor a flag has fallen and surrender was pleaded, for each sailor a country was overpowered, for each and every sailor a kingdom was conquered. Pain was planted into their hearts and minds. A plan for revenge has just been born. Captain Jaggery has made his last wish. His death wish... This relates to what happened after the Rebellion, all reactions that became one. Everyone wants revenge! Rebellion The captain worked them day and night for he ...

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"Babi Yar" By Yevgeny Yevtushenko: An Analysis

... everyone, including the Jews. Stanza I describes the forest of Babi Yar, a ravine on the outskirts of Kiev. It was the site of the Nazi massacre of more than thirty thousand Russian Jews on September 29-30, 1941. There is no memorial to the thirty thousand, but fear pervades the area. Fear that such a thing could occur at the hands of other humans. The poet feels the persecution and pain and fear of the Jews who stood there in this place of horror. Yevtushenko makes himself an Israelite slave of Egypt and a martyr who died for the sake ...

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Critical Analysis Of Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening

... has written this poem in way that is easier for a reader who isn’t experienced in poetry to analyze and comprehend. "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" is a simple poem written with a feeling of appreciation for the little things in life. The speaker of the poem has a lot of work to do and he is stopping in the woods to watch the snow. It would be very convenient for him to watch the snow as he continues traveling, however he finds it necessary to stop his wagon. This shows that the speaker is willing to pause his life in order to enti ...

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Emily Dickinson: Individuality

... the new transcendental outlook. Massachusetts, the state where Emily was born and raised, was the epicenter of religious practice before the transcendental period. Founded by the Puritans, the feeling of avenging had never left the people. After all of the “Great Awakenings” and religious revivals, the people of New England began to question the old ways. What used to be the focal point of all lives was now under speculation and often doubted. People began to search for new meanings in life. People like Emerson and Thoreau believed t ...

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Love Is Forever

... loves them before they make the effort. Then explaining how there is no other like them. Then explaining just how far they are willing to go for there loved one. There love is one of a kind; even the loss of everything would occur in this person view of love towards their loved one. Final telling you that hell is the length that this person will go or has gone. Poems have many ways they can be written. This poems is like how most people think poems are, rhyming and love. This poems has rhyming, repetition, a very lovely mood, some good vis ...

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"A World Of Light And Dark"

... shades of gray to stand between these forces. According to Shakespeare, "Love is not love/ Which alters when it alteration finds,/ Or bends with the remover to remove" (Shakespeare 2-4). Here the author is establishing that there can be no wavering where love is concerned. This establishes a sense of permanency which will linger through out the sonnet. "O no! it is an ever-fixed mark/ That looks upon tempests and is never shaken" (Shakespeare 5-6). Again, Shakespeare reinforces the importance of his theory. Love must not be taken lightl ...

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