Nine lyric poets

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  • Odes By Pindar

    Odes have been used throughout time to entertain, engage, inspire, celebrate, and explore. This ranges from odes written by Pindar a classical poet from ancient Greece to odes written in the 19th and 20th century by female poets such as Emily Brontë and Sylvia Plath. The ode is first and foremost a poem that consists of a subject or object being addressed by a narrator; usually the poet themselves. The imperative ‘must’ in the question suggests that the grandness of the ode is necessary for it to be considered an ode and connotations of the word ‘grand’ propose that the ode must endure a feeling of magnificence, spectacle, and importance. Walker’s quote ‘We have constantly looked high, when we should have looked high – and low’ demonstrates…

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  • Differences And Similarities Between Sappho And Katherine Phillips

    Sappho and Katherine Philips are two of the most influential writers and poets in literature. While both existed in two very different time periods, there are many parallels between the two poets and their writing style and lifestyle. Their poetry was about affectionate and emotional connections with women they cared for, which eventually led them to becoming a symbol for female homosexuality. Many scholars and historians would agree that both Sappho and Katherine Philips’ history are ambiguous…

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  • Hazel Deborah Parker Quotes

    throughout the story, but mostly it is in an indirect way-- she changes her thoughts and feelings she shows to the world, and introduces her feelings as we move along the story. Here are a few quotes and song lyrics from Sia’s song, ”Unstoppable”, that represent her becoming more open-minded about her feelings, showing the world the true Hazel Elizabeth Deborah Parker. This book represents her change throughout the story as she becomes more open with her true feelings. Although Hazel sets off…

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  • Comparing My Last Duchess And Porphyria's Lover By Robert Browning

    The poems “My Last Duchess” and “Porphyria’s Lover” are dramatic monologues written by Robert Browning in 1842. Browning was a writer that knew little fame while he was alive, but has since become an important and influential author. The short stories were part of a collection of poems, Bells and Pomegranates No. III: Dramatic Lyrics, which were mostly ignored while Browning was alive due to previous failure earlier in his career. This collection, along with another Bells and Pomegranates No.…

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  • Compare And Contrast Bronte And Dunbar

    A lyric poem is a type of emotional songlike poetry, distinguished from a dramatic and narrative poem. Emily Bronte uses a lyric poem to express her great longing for freedom. Lyric poems require the author to be speaking in first person. Bronte clearly does this in her poem when she symbolically says; “could my hand unlock the chain” she is referring to releasing herself to freedom by suicide. She presents the bird and herself as one. Secondly, Bronte expresses her deep despair feeling when she…

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  • Analysis Of Browning's Dramatic Monologuess

    Execute—“Easily, too—when I say, perfectly, I do not boast, perhaps. His drawing and colouring are flawless—but the meaning All the play, the insight and the stretch—Out of me, out of me!”(Lines Rafael's drawing may be wrong, but the light of heaven shines through the faulty Hanes, 'its soul is right.' Had but Andrea's beautiful wife been able to supply the inspiration he needed, he too might have risen at her word with Agnolo and Rafael, “up to God all three”; but the two objects of his…

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  • Analysis Of The Poem The Nymph's Reply To The Shepherd

    Zedina Martin Dr. Adair English 201 8 March 2018 When there is love anything is possible, not! The poem “The Passionate Shepherd to his love” is a pastoral and romantic poem by Christopher Marlowe that has a focus on the Shepherd’s love. The speaker of the poem is the Shepherd. The poem “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd” is a poem by Sir Walter Raleigh in response to Marlowe’s poem. A Nymph is the speaker of the poem. Raleigh’s poem is a direct mockery of Marlowe’s poem and all the claims and…

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  • Alliteration In My Last Duchess

    An In-Depth Look at My Last Duchess In the poem “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning, the main character, the Count speaks about his deceased wife and a painting of her to a mysterious listener at his private party. The Duchess’s story revolves around the internal conflicts between her and the Count. The main threads include the jealousy and self-importance of the Count, as well as the compassion of the Duchess. He subtly insinuates to the party-goer that his wife’s early death was caused by…

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  • Three Aspects Of Poetic Poetry In Hegel's Lyrical Poetry

    He says of lyrical poetry the general idea of a poem is individual in situation and concerns, and of the poet, his or her mind is of subjective judgement on feelings and through such experiences the mind comes to consciousness of itself. The contents of lyrical poetry are extreme in variety and touch life in every direction. Lyrical poetry, Hegel believes is inherently universal, and touches on the depth of human faith, ideas and knowledge. From this, any single idea, though it must be the whole…

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  • My Last Duchess Dramatic Monologue

    “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning is a poem written in the form of a dramatic monologue. In it, the speaker describes the portrait of his late wife to the servant of a prospective bride’s father. Throughout the description, the speaker’s sociopathy is made increasingly clear, with the heavily implication that he was the actual cause of the wife’s demise. Browning reveals the prideful, control-obsessed, and sociopathic character of the speaker through self-boasting, caesuras in the monologue,…

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