Poems

My Father in the Navy: A Childhood Memory by Judith Ortiz Cofer and My Papa`s Waltz

The two poems deal with a child’s love for a father encapsulated in the persona’s most vivid memory of his or her father. Pivotal in both poems is the physical presence of the father in the persona’s life as a child. The presence of the father in Roethke’s poem is encompassing. Even the reader could […]

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Medusa by Carol Ann Duffy

The world’s wife is a compilation of poems published in 1999 and written by Carol Ann Duffy, a modern feminist poet. It covers various myths in order to give women a voice. This includes the short monologue like poem: “Medusa”. How do metaphors, symbols and allegories contribute in clarifying the meanings of the poem? Primarily, […]

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Comparative Analysis of “La Belle Dame Sans Merci” and “The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock”

It comes as no surprise that love poems are not a rare commodity. Whether they’re about a lovesick man pining for his soul mate or a general reflection about how one perceives love, these poems offer an analysis of one of the most innate desires of our human nature. Despite inevitable differences in writing style […]

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Compare the Presentation of War in the Poems ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ and ‘Icarus Allsorts”

Compare the Presentation of War in the poems ‘Dulce et Decorum est’, by Wilfred Owen and ‘Icarus Allsorts’, by Roger McGough. Dulce et Decorum est was written by Wilfred Owen and Icarus Allsorts was written by Roger McGough. Dulce was written during WW1. Wilfred Owen wrote this poem while he was in a military hospital. […]

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One Song America Before I Go

One of the most disturbing things in today’s culture is a loss of originality and nationality. People are no longer proud to be Americans and instead of pushing for new heights people follow in the footsteps of others. People today need heir sense of self back and need to start taking pride in what they […]

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Denotation and Connotation in Tennyson’s Poems

Alfred Tennyson uses denotation and connotation deftly and extensively in his two poems, “The Charge of the Light Brigade” and “Crossing the Bar. ” These works use powerful imagery to depict the weighty subjects of impending death, grace, courage, heroism, determination and victory against long odds. Tennyson wrote “Light Brigade” in the prime of his […]

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Similarities Poems ‘pike’ By Ted Hughes And

Compare and contrast any two poems to explain how the poet uses poetic techniques to suggest his thoughts and feelings about the subject I will be analysing the similarities and differences in the poems ‘Pike’ by Ted Hughes and ‘Cockroach’ by Kevin Halligan. I will focus on what techniques both poets used to achieve the […]

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Comparison essay on who’s for the game and Dulce et Decorum est

Today I am going to be writing an essay on comparing and contrasting two war poems which are ‘Who’s for the Game ‘by Jessie Pope and Dulce Est Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen. In the first poem ‘Who’s for the Game’ the way war is presented is very different. It is mainly propaganda for young […]

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How In A Truck Two Beautiful People

Two poems that use language and layout for effect are, ‘Two scavengers in a truck, two beautiful people in a Mercedes’ by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and ‘Blessing’ by Imtiaz Dharker. Both poems were set in very different places and with different cultures. ‘Two Scavengers’ was set in America in the 1950s where lots of people were […]

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The light and darkness in the poems of Lord Byron

Abstract: The thesis is about the analysis of light and darkness in the poems of George Gordon Byron. The analysis is based on the two poems-She Walks in Beauty and Darkness. Key words: light, darkness, Byron, contrast, beauty, fight. As a leading figure of Romantic Movement, George Byron is widely regarded as the most flamboyant […]

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