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Essays for English: Poetry &Amp; Poets

  1. Kite Runner Character Analysis
    Are there people in your life that have similar characteristics with the characters in the book, The Kite Runner? Sometimes when you read a book, you like it because either...
  2. Look at the Significance of Chapter 5 as a Whole. Focus on the Relevance and Effect of the Writer’s Use of...
    English Literature – Frankenstein, Chapter 5 Essay Look at the significance of Chapter 5 as a whole. Focus on the relevance and effect of the writer’s use of language to...
  3. Juliu Caesar
    Themes Idealism exacts a high price. Brutus has respect, a comfortable home, a loving wife, friends. Yet he willingly risks everything—and ultimately loses everything...
  4. Friendship in Wordsworth's Tintern Abbey
    Of all the topics Wordsworth covered in his poetic lifetime, friendship stands out as a key occupation. His own personal friendship with Coleridge led to the co-writing of Lyrical Ballads in 1789. The poem “On Friendship,” written to Keats after...
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  5. Ginsberg's Howl: a Counterculture Manifesto
    Allen Ginsberg dives into the wreck of himself and of the world around him to salvage himself and something worth saving of the world. In this process, he composes Howl to create a new way of observation for life through the expression of...
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  6. Of Mice and Men
    Alysa McCormick Mr. Johnson English III H 18 Sept 2011 Hope Is Not Lost The boom had started in the blink of eye, lifting the country and its inhabitants to new heights...
  7. Heroism in Beowulf
    A hero is one who is not only strong, but one who uses his strength to uphold others. A hero is humble, philanthropic, magnanimous and selfless, a humanitarian at best. In the unprecedented epic Beowulf, the tale’s namesake exemplifies every...
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  8. If
    My essay is on the poem \"If\" written by Rudyard Kipling. Each poem is different; it can range to from being humourous to sad. But each one is beautiful in its own way. <br /> <br /> The title \"If\" absolutely suits this poem, in my opinion...
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  9. Inferno
    Dante's "Inferno" was a great epic poem of the early Renaissance. It was known for its astute commentary on political and religious levels, both deeply woven into the work through allegory. <br /> <br /> "Inferno," written in 1314 by Dante...
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  10. Jim Morisson
    Metamorphose. An object is cut off from its name, habits, associations. Detached, it becomes only the thing, in and of itself. When this disintegration into pure existence is at last achieved, the object is free to become endlessly anything." <br...
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  11. The Harlem Renaissance
    The Era of the Harlem Renaissance “When I sing, I don’t want them to see that my face is black, I don’t want them to see that my face is white. I want them to see my soul...
  12. My Life Is Like a Red Rose
    This is the loveliest lyrical song of all time for Robert\'s wife - Jean Armour. It is widely known for not only its emotional significance bur its perfect form as well.<br /> Robert Burns opens this poem with a traditional comparison:<br...
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  13. My Papa Waltz
    After reading ‘’My Papa’s Waltz,’’ by Theodore Roethke, I have come to the conclusion that the adult narrator is writing about his fond memories of his father whom he calls “Papa” in his earlier years. The narrator is comparing his...
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  14. My Papa's Waltz
    The first paragraph of this poem leads us into a not so dulcet world of a young boy who is being abused by his drunken father. With a wretched smell of alcohol that reeks throughout the closed, and an intense atmosphere which surrounds the boy and...
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  15. Odyssey 14
    In the epic poem Odyssey, Homer delineates the homecoming of a great warrior and the hero of the epic Odysseus from the Trojan War. Though seemingly, it might sound like a male-dominated ancient myth, women pull the strings in the Odyssey, whether...
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  16. Great Expectations
    In Great Expectations, one of the symbols that Charles Dickens uses is the mist on the marshes. In the novel, this has couple of meanings. The first meaning this symbol has...
  17. Poems for the Eye
    Poems for the Eye Are Not Merely for the Sake of Eye <br /> <br /> What is poetry? Pressed for an answer, Robert Frost made a classic reply: “Poetry is the kind of thing poets write.” In all likelihood, Frost was not trying merely to...
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  18. Symbols in Brave New World and V for Vendetta
    Prevalent Symbols in Brave New World and V for Vendetta Symbols are a prevalent technique used in the art of literature and movie making. Both Brave New World by Aldous...
  19. Poems, Their Subject and Purpose
    Bertolt Brecht, Philip Larkin and Edna St. Vincent Millay in their poems \"Send Me A Leaf\", \"The Trees\" and \"Autumn Day Break\" respectively, all achieve different purposes through their poetry, whilst using the same subject matter. Bertolt...
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  20. Poetry Intertextual
    The anthology “Lines to Time” includes a wide range of poems written by a selection of poets. What makes “Line to Time” interesting and enjoyable to read is the variety of topic and treatment the poets use to make their...
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  21. Resurrection of Nature and Modernity in Merwin's Drunk in the Furnace
    Merwin comes forward to rescue human and humanity with his barrier breaking voice that has been hurled against the harsh walls of reality. He dives into the wreck of himself and the world and creates a new dimension where the resurrection of a...
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  22. Educating Rita
    by Willy Russell Student’s Copy Act 1 Scene 1 1. Using the stage directions draw a plan of how you see the stage. Label the different parts. Make sure...
  23. Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken"
    Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” is a symbolic poem of the complications people must face in the course of their lives. Although it is not difficult to understand the meaning of the poem through it’s title, it is however hard to...
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