Lambert & Butler

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  • Lake Isle Of Innisfree Poem Analysis

    William Butler Yeats use of pastoral poetry in his poems Lake Isle of Innisfree and Easter 1916 his use of this type descriptive language evokes the reader to imagine a rural Irish life rich in folklore and fairytales. Yeats’ also urges his reader to envision life in the picturesque world, he used this style of writing to bring about a feeling of nationalism but with the preservation of Irish history. In the poem Lake Isle of Innisfree, Yeats uses pastoral imagery to describe the Western…

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  • Compare September 1913 And Elemer 1916

    The poem ‘September 1913’ and ‘Easter 1916’ written with its title marking the year and one has September and the other with Easter. Both the poems has very harsh tone, written in iambic meter with AB, AB, CD,CD verses. The surface and the hidden meaning for both these poems have been portrayed as Yeats love towards his country and to the freedom fighter ‘Irish Men’. It is said “September 1913” is directly referring to workers strike, which Yeats is directly linked to “Romantic Ireland’s Dead…

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  • Seamus Heaney Poetry Analysis

    Following North, Heaney’s next collection of poetry was Field Work which largely documents his four years spent in Glanmore County Wicklow. The significance of this move is that it took him South of the border with the Republic of Ireland, a haven away from the sectarian violence of the North. Inevitably, this could be assumed as Heaney’s deliberate removal from the political situation, however, Joshua Weiner wrote: While the move south seemed to some a deliberate withdrawal from a previous…

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  • Essay On Autonomy In Oryx And Crake

    Although Rufus is the white son of a slaveholder in the 1800’s, Dana’s initial plan for autonomy was to change and improve Rufus’s perception. Coming from 1976, she believes she can make headway towards racial equality because she lives in a time which it has become a reality. She figures if she is saving his life on multiple occasions, he might be willing to listen to her. Mitchell agrees with this theory as she points out “Rufus lives only because Dana saves his life again and again” (54).…

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  • W. B Yeats Opinion Of War Essay

    W.B. Yeats’ Opinion of War W.B. Yeats was an Irish poet during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. He wrote following the belief of “spiritus mundi”, the spirit of the universe and the collective unconscious or memory, which influences him to write around different mythologies, despite being a Christian. “Spiritus Mundi” leads to two of the works that reflect his opinion regarding war and conquest. Through these two works, “Leda and the Swan” and “The Second Coming,” Yeats’ opinion of war as a…

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  • The Importance Of Personality In James Joyce's A Little Cloud

    Throughout his short story “A Little Cloud,” James Joyce considers the ramifications of remaining sedentary in Dublin through his characters Little Chandler and Ignatius Gallaher. That Little Chandler and Gallaher seem so antithetical, despite their proximity and similar upbringings, invites the reader to question whether Joyce intends to insinuate that success is only possible outside of Dublin, and that ambition and Celtic nationalism are incongruous. Having left Ireland at twenty years old,…

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  • Icarus In Catechism Class Analysis

    “Icarus in Catechism Class,” a poem written by Dominador Ilio, revolves around the persona wanting to escape the catechism class that he is in. On the other hand, “Musée des Beaux Arts,” a poem written by WH Auden, shows how the “Old Masters” understand suffering as depicted in several artworks, especially Brueghel’s painting of the fall of Icarus, as seen by the persona in a mueseum. This close reading will focus on the importance of Icarus and how suffering is depicted in the poems. Making…

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  • W. B. Yeats 'Welcome Change In Things Fall Apart'

    The book, “Things Fall Apart”, by Chinua Achebe gets its name from the poem, “The Second Coming”, by W. B. Yeats. These two written works have many things in common. They share a common theme and back it up with several literary elements. However, “The Second Coming” by W.B Yeats isn’t the only poem similar to the book, “Things Fall Apart”, by Chinua Achebe. “Things Fall Apart” is also similar to another poem called “Welcome Change”, by Gina Whitacre. All three of these pieces of literature…

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  • Perception And Truth In Mark Twain's Allegory Of The Cave

    size hips you may possess the ability “to put a spell on a man and spin him like a top!” (Homage to My Hips). It’s an honest and real poem, it may not be thought provoking, or heart wrenching, but it’s still real. “The Second Coming” by William Butler Yeats is about the upcoming rapture, and the second coming of Jesus Christ. Now depending on your thought and religious beliefs, this poem may or may not be a “real” poem, but it’s all how you interpret it. “Bad Morning” by Langston Hughes, the…

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  • Summary Of Seamus Heaney's A Kite For Aibhin

    Seamus Heaney was a man who was born April 13, 1939 in Castledawson, a village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Heaney was most well-known for being a great poet, but Heaney was more than just a poet. Heaney was also a translator, educator, and a critic. Heaney was a school teacher in Northern Ireland while in his mid-twenties. He had taught at universities like Oxford University and Harvard University. In addition to teaching at these highly respected universities, Heaney had also spent…

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