Essay on Meter

W.h Auden If i could tell you villanelle

By giving time a capital T Aden shows us how precious it is in an era of uncertainty. Deadens “If I could tell you I would” shows the poet doesn’t have complete power. He may reference the fact that if he does indeed die he’d tell you about the afterlife if he could. The language […]

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Critical Essay Before You Were Mine

“Before you were mine” by Carol Ann Duffy is a very emotionally charged poem about loss and cherished memories. The poet explores the significance of the past by looking back nostalgically and celebrating her mother’s previous, glamorous life before she was blessed with her child. The poet uses the techniques of tone, word choice and […]

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Innocence and Experience

Once the baby is brought out of the warm space that they called home for nine months, they are exposed to this beautiful nightmare. How long after a hill is brought into this world will their innocence last? How long will it take for a human being to experience something that causes them to lose […]

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Where I Come From Analysis

In the first stanza, the poet has used a very critical tone to show the fast life of the itty and how everything is controlled in the city. The first three lines of the poem summarize the main theme of the poem by saying “people are made of places”. “They carry with them hints of […]

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Virtual Instrumentation Design Task of a pressure meter and a spectrum analyser

1. Introduction The task was to design and build a three op-amp instrumentation amplifier that interfaces between the TSP 410A pressure transducer and a PC computer fitted with an Amplicon PC30 AT data acquisition unit and running National Instruments Labview. A variable parameter is measured using the pressure transducer and the Labview software is used […]

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An Explication of Edwin Arlington Robinson’s, “Richard Cory”

In the poem “Richard Cory”, Edwin Arlington Robinson depicts a “grass is greener” presumption with a twist. The speaker in this poem, representing the working class, tells about a gentleman by the name of Richard Cory; a man everyone admired. This poem is an ironic illustration of how the “glitter[y]” (l. 8) illusion that wealth […]

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Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day, The Flea and Jenny Kissed Me

These three love poems or sonnets were all written pre 1914 but by very different writers. The authors of these poems use different styles of writing love poetry. For instance, John Donny is very clever. His poem, ‘The Flea’ brings out an angle of smart sayings to get people to have sex. William Shakespeare focuses […]

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Themes in ‘Digging’ and ‘An Advancement of Learning’

In Digging Heaney explores his childhood and his relationship with his family by describing how he would look down at his Father out of his window, and how he looks at him and absorbs and admires the great skills his Father possesses.’The coarse boot nestled on the lug, the shaftAgainst the inside knee was levered […]

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The ‘treatment’ of death

Death is a controversial topic that has been the subject of many poems as almost every person is curious to what happens when they depart this life. The three poems that I am studying have very different views of what happens after life and each one has its own individual outlook towards death. The three […]

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Plenty – 1512 words – College

In ‘Plenty’ the poet, Isobel Dixon, uses different types of language to convey her ideas about the different memories of childhood, several other poems in the collection of ‘Songs of Ourselves’ also deal with the idea of childhood memories. This poem can be connected with “Little Boy Crying” because in ‘Plenty’ the children have a […]

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The solitary reaper

Wordsworth is depicting a girl at the fields reaping and singing alone, the sound of the girl is magnificient and it makes him to tell people recognise and ‘listen! ‘ her , it is underpinned that the poet does not even understand the content of the song, yet he is enchanted by it, and lastly […]

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Various Notes

The alalysis of poem «March» by Edward Thomas The poem ‘March’, as the most of Thomas’s poems describes the state of nature. The mood of March days is briefly described through subtle details such as behavior of birds and plants and weather changes (from snow and rain to warmth and sunshine). In terms of structure […]

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Analysing the two poems

Firstly, we began to read Island Man as a class in lessons. This is written by Grace Nichols and is published in a book titled “Anthology”. The surface meaning of the poem is based on a man who used to live on a Caribbean island and still dreams of this place even now when he […]

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This Be the Verse

This Be the Verse is a lyric poem in three verses of four iambic tetrameter on an alternating rhyme scheme, by the English poet Philip Larkin (1922–1985). It was written around April 1971, first published in the August 1971 issue of New Humanist, and appeared in the 1974 collection High Windows. The title also ironically […]

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Not Waving but Drowning

The poem ‘Not Waving But Drowning’, by Stevie Smith, is a poem in which there is a drowning man at sea. In this poem, the poet is talking about the difficulty of communication and the fundamental isolation of the individual in modern society. The title of the poem gives us an immediate indication that the […]

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