Essay on Tercet

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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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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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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Night of the scorpion and Blessing

In ‘Night of the scorpion’ it is about a place where the poet’s mother was stung by mother. Nissim Ezekeil describes what happened to his mother on that night and what the reactions of people were. This all creates an image of a place in the reader’s mind. Similarly, in ‘Blessing’ the poet creates an […]

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Acrobat by Wislawa Szymborska

The poem, Acrobat, by Wislawa Szymborska, speaks literally of an acrobat and the logic-defying stunts he performs to his audience. Figuratively, the poem speaks of our mortality, reminding us of the brevity of life, and thus reinforcing the need to take advantage of what little time we have and the need to use this time […]

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