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  • Essay On The Black Cat

    "The Black Cat" is a short horror story, written by Edgar Allan Poe. In this story, a narrator is in prison waiting for his punisment, as like hanging. The narrator, who is the main character ,tells us about the story of his own’s life that has gone bad… As a little child, he is decribed as a mild and kind boy who loves all kinds of animals. His favorite thing to do is taking care of his pets and spendig lots of time with them . His favorite animal is a dog. He gets married in his early…

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  • Critical Analysis Of Acquainted With The Night

    Advanced Placement Literature SAMPLE 2 The sonnet “Acquainted With The Night” by Robert Frost was written in the time closer to our own and through describing a lonely walk at midnight, alludes to the sorrowness and darkness of heart of a man who has suffered significant loss and is trying to reconcile with the tragedy at heart. As the poem starts and ends with the sentence mentioning being “acquainted with the night”, it leads the audience to visualize a peaceful yet eerily quiet night,…

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  • The Rhetorical Analysis Of William Blake's The Fly

    William Blake’s five-stanza poem “The fly” tries to see humanity in a fly. It narrates the poet’s act of thoughtlessness in brushing away a fly which leads to the contemplation of the act and its implications, which further reveals the essence of life as “thought is life” and the lack of it, death. As the stanzas proceed from observation,contemplation, and conclusion to revelation and liberation, I get an understanding of Blake’s philosophical system. In my essay, I will argue that Blake uses a…

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  • Parallel Structure In Edgar Allan Poe

    The classic, honored, and gothic genre author, Edgar Allan Poe is known for his famous works like The Raven, A Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher, Annabel Lee, and The Cask Amontillado. Some of these stories and poems style could have been influenced by Poe’s past. Before Poe even turned three both of his parents, two professional actors, died. From there he was taken in by Frances and John Allan in Richmond, Virginia. Thenceforth, he was sent to the best boarding schools and later…

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  • Childe Roland In Robert Browning's Watchman

    On his journey, just as Childe Roland seems to have lost all hope, he encounters a large black bird which he decides must have been sent to him as a guide; in Watchman, Jack finds Jean Louise at her darkest moments and offers cryptic advice to rationalize the absurdities she has encountered since her return to Maycomb. Jack is represented in the poem by this bird in the way that he is the one to explain to Jean Louise what has been going on, and to help her to resolve the issues she has been…

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  • Edgar Allan Poe Annotations Of Death

    Death is inevitable and should be accepted. In stanza two of “The Bells”, Poe mentions how the bells tell “Of the rapture that impels.” According to some believers, the rapture is the transporting of believers to heaven at the Second Coming of Christ, which is the end of times. This means that the end of time is pushed forward by the bells. Also, in stanza three, Poe mentions that “the ear distinctly tells.” The line before says that danger is always moving, and that the people know this. This…

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  • Personal Themes In War Dances By Sherman Alexie

    Can you imagine writing your personal experiences to teach readers a theme or the main idea behind the story? In the book “War Dances” written by Sherman Alexie, which published in 2009, is a collection of short stories and personal poems that describe tragedies that can occur in someone’s life and how the challenges can affect their daily purpose. Many of the personal topics that Alexie mentions in his book are the Native American stereotypes, his family’s medical history, and loss of Native…

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  • Explainable Language Of Poetry In Remember Me By Macia A. Newton

    Have you ever fallen in love with someone? Poetry is an understandable language that expresses feelings and reading poetries make people feel better. Love is the person’s heart who get warmth and it’s the deepest feelings that mostly everyone fell in love with. I decided to use the topic of “Love” because it’s romantic and understanding poems. “ I Love You Except Because I Do Not Love You” by Pablo Neruda was explaining the feelings of anyone could possibly feels. “ Remember Me” by Macia A.…

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  • Analysis Of No Second Troy

    “No Second Troy” is a poem by W.B. Yeats about his love relationship with a beautiful Irish woman called Maud Gonne. The poem is one of the greatest literary love stories of the twentieth century. It indicates how beauty can cause a tragic distraction with the reference to Helen of Troy. “Leda and the Swan” is another poem written by W.B. Yeats, it retells the fantasy from the Greek mythology of how Zeus - the most powerful god of all - raped Leda, the daughter of the king of Sparta, taking the…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between The Black Cat And The Tell Tale Heart

    Edgar Allan Poe often demonstrates a type of madness in his short stories. Many times it comes from the first-person narrator. While the narrators are similar in the fact that they are both insane, they also have a lot of differences in the way that they are insane. A great way to compare the way the insanity differs in the narrators, is to compare two of Poe’s stories. Stories such as “The Black Cat” and “The Tell-Tale Heart” do a good job showing the similarities and differences between the…

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