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Life Lessons Learned by Odysseus in adventures

In the epic poem, “The Odyssey”, which is generally attributed to Homer, is about the journey of Odysseus. The protagonist, King of Ithaca and wife of Penelope, Odysseus has not returned from his homeland after the sacking and destruction of Troy. It took Odysseus 20 years, 10 from the Trojan War and another 10 years…

Poems,

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The World Is Dark and Depressing Without a Future

In T.S. Eliot’s poem “Preludes” he portrays the world as a dark and depressing with no future. His Imagery is sharp and clear and he exercises many techniques. He uses literal imagery, which is a clear description of what something is, so it can pictured it in the mind. His word choice is a big…

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Analysis of Philip Larkin’s This Be The Verse

They *censored* you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had And add some extra, just for you. But they were *censored*ed up in their turn By fools in old-style hats and coats, Who half the time were sloppy-stern And half at…

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Isolation and Relations With the Land

The aspects of Australian experience is displayed in the poems ‘Widower in the Country’ and ‘South of my Days’ through the themes of loss, isolation and the relationship with the land. Both these texts are linked thematically and use features of poetry to present this experience through strong imagery and symbolism. ‘Widower in the Country’…

Experience,

Literature,

Poems

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Incident By Countee Cullen Analysis

Countee Cullen wrote the poem “Incident”. He was born May 30, 1903. Growing up he was a very bright kid who liked to wright poetry. Cullen was very good in school and always finished with honors. His love for poetry had its break through while attending New York university. His poems were published in American…

Literary Criticism,

Poems,

Poetry

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Dorothy Parker Enough Rope

Eunice Dsouza who at the beginning of the year introduced us to the poems of Dorothy Parker. It was just a brief glance, something not from within the syllabus and forgotten the next day. But Resume and War Song would not get out of my head that easily. Intrigued by the woman who famously said…

Poems,

Poetry

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William Blake Nurses Songs

Eliot once said of Blakes writings, The Songs of Innocence and the Songs of Experience are the poems of man with a profound interest in human emotions, and a profound knowledge of them. (Grant 507) In these books of poetry and art, written and drawn by William Blake himself, are depictions of the poor, the…

Literature,

Literature Review,

Poems,

Poetry

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Comparing Narcissists to a Group of People

Wordsworth use similes to give readers an idea of just how many of the flowers there were and how they were beautiful as the stars in his “I wandered as lonely as a cloud poem”: “Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way,”, Wordsworth is comparing the number of daffodils to…

Literature,

Literature Review,

Poems

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Drunken Boat

When considering the importance of literature from the 19th century based on its value as a precursor of 20th century values, Arthur Rimbaud’s poem The Drunken Boat stands out. His symbolist contemporaries all made significant contributions through their development of the symbol as a means to evoke particular emotions and their progression of language. Where…

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Poetry

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The Unborn, The Victims, and The End

Sharon Olds is famous for her many poems such as The Unborn, The Victims, and The End. Olds is a wonderful author/poet that has won many awards for her poems, these awards include: the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, the 1984 National Book Critics Circle Award, and the first San Francisco Poetry Center Award in…

Mother,

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