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  • Poetry Analysis

    “Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.”- Rita Dove. The art of poetry shows to be a powerful way to convey a message, emotion, or story, and the artistic elements involved depict the characteristics of the poet. Poems come in different sizes and shape each having its own distinct features. Haikus, sonnets and odes are few examples of the different types of poems and their unique style of expressing their themes. Haikus are most notable for being sweet and short, hence making them harder to write. If done correctly, Haikus could be used to relay a powerful theme through a few sentences. The history of haikus could be dated back to 7th century Japan. Short lyrical poems were used for religious ceremonies and prayers as…

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  • Burning Poetry Analysis

    Hello and welcome back to another episode of Burning Poetry, your one and only destination for aspiring poets on the coast. In this week’s episode we will be discussing the importance of poetry within modern society through the analysis of poetry from our past. Poetry has been included in many cultures throughout the course of history. It was, and is still, one of the most engaging, creative and vital means of storytelling for religious, cultural and entertainment purposes. Poetry is a courier…

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  • Poetry As A Way Of Saying Analysis

    The thought provoking essay “Poetry as a Way of Saying” by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, provides an educational direction for a reader’s comprehension and understanding of the “naturalness” of poetry. They claim in this critical text that “mere immersion does little good unless the reader is making, however unconsciously, some discriminations, comparisons, and judgements” and that “by trying to understand the nature and structure of poetry. . .readers may accelerate and deepen the…

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  • War Poetry Analysis

    Wilfred Owen and John McCrae are two of the most celebrated war poets from the First World War who have written poetry that is still read to this day. War poetry deals with gruesome, heartbreaking, harsh and sometimes happy details of the war that are generally faced by soldiers first hand. War poetry is the writing of experiences, horrors, traumas of war generally experienced first-hand by soldiers who have fought wars. Apart from the themes of suffering, conflict, death and horror the poems…

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  • Muhsanat Poetry Analysis

    If through poetry, the qiyan aimed at achieving freedom in regards to their bodies, the muhsanat (singular: muhasana) poets aimed at achieving freedom of mobility. Muhsana is the Arabic word for a noblewoman whose behavior is regarded as pious. Unlike qiyan, muhsanat did not take part in the male society, since it was considered as sinful to be part of the activities. Conversations with men, other than the men within her family, were considered immoral. If a free woman appear in public, her…

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  • Puuram Poetry Analysis

    Under Akam poetry comes what is supposed to be the most internal, personal and directly incommunicable human experience, and that is love and all its emotional phases. All that does not come under this internal and interior experience is classed as Puram. While love poetry is Akam, all the other poetry, elgiac, panegyric and heroic is Puram. In Puram poetry, the study of Nature is mainly objective and consists in similies and metaphors,whereas in Akam poetry Nature is background and sympathetic…

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  • The Drunk Poetry Analysis

    “drunkface”. The Drunk Sonnets were a part of a small genre of poetry affectionately called Drunk Poetry, and all of the authors in this particular genre happened to be restricted to Daniel Bailey’s immediate friend circle. This concept of Drunk Poetry has often been considered in the same category as the hipster ironists’ Flarf poetry. Admittedly, The Dunk Sonnets do share some similarities with these parodies of poetry, including the fact that all of the sonnets…

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  • Poetry: Poem Analysis

    1. Find a link that links to the poem you chose and link it to this document. Create a link by highlighting the word "poem" and clicking on the icon that looks like a chain. When it pops up pate in the link and then hit enter. 2. Type in your paragraph summarizing the poem. Then, explain what you could relate to in the poem. This poem is saying are dreams put off later into the future. Do dreams happen right away or happen later in life. I chose this poem because I can relate to it. I…

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  • Nokugcina Mhlophe Poetry Analysis

    The reason why I chose to write about Nokugcina Mhlophe, it is because I like her work and stytle, because she was also involrd in fighting for freedom. I will be looking at her work in writing poetry. The inspiration that she gives out to young people. I was moved by her praise poem in honour of Nokukhanya Luthuli, widow of chief Albert Luthuli. She than gave a motivational speechn immediately after the praise poem, and that is where I started to like her work. BIOGRAPHY Nokugcina Elsie…

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  • Concrete Poetry Analysis

    Throughout this article, Jason will be going over how concrete poetry can be an interesting genre to analyze and what makes concrete poetry an authentic genre. By looking at concrete poetry through the lens of Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT), Jason focuses on how the content blends together with the visual appearance to create a deeper meaning. Going back to 7th grade, my english class was learning about the broad genre of poetry. At first, I thought “Oh boy. . . another writing…

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