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Essays for English: Poetry &Amp; Poets

  1. Pride and Prejudice Character Traits Paper
    Pride and Prejudice’s Negative Character Traits In Jane Austen’s unique 19th century love story, Pride and Prejudice, Austen shows negative aspects in a good amount of...
  2. The House on Mango Street: More Than Just a Story
    Essay #2 In The House on Mango Street, the author Sandra Cisneros addresses the countless social problems facing the...
  3. Writing an Essay
    •Introduction: Be Brief; give some suggestion of the direction you intend to take in your essay. Indicate the aspects of the book you intend to deal with. •Paragraphing...
  4. Sylvia Path's Daddy
    After doing some research on the poet Sylvia Plath it soon became apparent that this poem “Daddy” is somewhat of a confessional life story. Throughout the poem Plath incorporates many different elements to reveal the theme of her negative...
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  5. Tuesdays with Morrie
    `“Good literature substitutes for an experience which we have not ourselves lived through.” In other words, reading a captivating book puts readers in another perspective...
  6. Sylvia Plath
    Sylvia Plath: Consider how the poems dealing with Mother and Child convey a startling variety of <br /> responses <br /> <br /> <br /> Although each of the poems in question (You’re, Morning Song, By Candlelight, Nick and the <br...
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  7. Santiago and the Marlin
    Ernest Hemingway is one of the best authors at using symbolism in his books. Santiago is an old fisherman who fishes out of a small Cuban village in the 1940’s. Santiago...
  8. Ted Hughes' 'the Jaguar'
    How effectively does Hughes convey the power of the jaguar? <br /> <br /> Ted Hughes’ poem ‘The Jaguar’ describes the animals in a zoo and their lifestyles. It also compares them to the jaguar, which is an animal that lives differently...
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  9. The Echoing Green
    The poem ‘The Echoing Green’ is written by William Blake. It is taken from SONGS OF INNOCENCE. It is divine voice of childhood unchallenged by the test and doubts of later years. Blake expresses in simple and lovely diction the happiness...
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  10. The Flea
    Donne's poem “The Flea” appears to be a love poem, a dedication from a male suitor to his lady of honor, who repudiates to yield to his lustful desires. In this poem, the speaker tries to seduce a young woman by comparing the consequences of...
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  11. Book People
    Society In order for society to improve, radical changes must take place. In the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, the main character Guy Montag...
  12. The Hawk Essay
    Ted Hughes and Robbin Jeffers offer many similarities and differences in their poems about hawks. Although written using contrasting styles, the poems share numerous ideas and themes. These ideas include power against weakness, arrogance, and...
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  13. The Life of William Carlos Williams
    “Nothing whips my blood like verse.” These are the famous words of the great poet, William Carlos Williams. Williams was born on September 17, 1883 in Rutherford, New Jersey. He spent most of his life in Rutherford, so today he is a local hero...
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  14. The Struggle of Art in Kubla Khan
    Samuel Coleridge’s Kubla Khan, one of his most famous works, has suffered a notoriety that has cast it as an opium-driven fantasy, and more so, has been thought of as incomplete, a fragment of something greater. But the sheer depth of the poem...
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  15. Jeanette Winterson Boating for Beginners
    According to David Lodge realistic literature is based on “ their obsession with form to neglect the content and the third person omniscient mode is more often used to...
  16. The Tatyana-Caste
    '...Just as the storm clouds often slay <br /> The scarcely breathing new born day.' 1 <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> One of the most popular of Tennyson's poems, The Lady of Shalott relates the tragic story of an extremely...
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  17. Theme of Beowulf
    The Anglo-Saxons were the members of the Germanic peoples who invaded England, and were there at <br /> the time of the Norman Conquest. They were people of their own time, language and culture. In the <br /> Anglo-Saxon adventure filled tale...
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  18. J K Rowling
    (Joanne Kathleen Rowling) Joanne "Jo" Rowling, (born 31 July 1965; married name Murray), better known under the pen name J. K. Rowling is a British author...
  19. To Autumn by John Keates - Critical Analysis
    John Keats once said about Lord Byron “He describes what he sees - I describe what I imagine, mine is the hardest task” To Autumn is evidence of his way of thinking, as the poem is a vivid, lyrical portrayal of the English autumn, as he imagined...
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  20. To My Books
    \"To My Books\" <br /> <br /> by <br /> <br /> Caroline Norton <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> \"To My Books\", a sonnet by Caroline Norton, (1808-1877) describes books as...
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  21. Why Is Beowulf Considered a Hero?
    Many epics have been written and forgotten. Yet, the epic of Beowulf has stayed as one of the premiere examples of a heroic epic. This brings an inevitable question to mind. Why is Beowulf considered a hero? <br /> <br /> In the beginning of...
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  22. "Dulce Et Decorum Est" and "An Irish Airman Forsees His Death"
    Analysis of two war poems<br /> By Thomas McGregor 6E<br /> <br /> <br /> I am going to compare the two poems “Dulce et decorum est” by Wilfred Owen and “Channel Firing” by Thomas Hardy. The poem by Hardy talks about the great German...
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