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  • Analysis Of I Hear America Singing

    “I Hear America Singing,” by Walt Whitman is mainly about American people working away at their jobs in a joyful manner. I will be paraphrasing this poem, stating the theme, and giving my personal reaction to it. To summarize Walt Whitman’s poem “I Hear America Singing,” people work joyfully and sing the songs of their jobs throughout the day. The speaker of the poem announces that he hears "America singing," and then describes that each worker sings, "what belongs to him or her,” such as the…

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  • Analysis Of William Carlos Williams The Young Housewife

    A modernist by trade, William Carlos Williams works with other artists in an effort to start and perpetuate a new movement. Working within the constraints that focused on breaking free from past restrictions and conscriptions with an eye towards current events and cultural influences, Williams is building something beautifully simplistic in his poetry. Towards the beginning of his efforts in poetry Williams’ underlines the fears associated with the cultural change to modernism, and the prevalent…

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  • Penguin By Design Analysis

    In this chapter, I will be exploring the history of Penguin and their book covers/jackets, looking at the layouts and developments of design as the years progressed. Subsequently, I will be primarily looking towards Phil Banes’ Penguin by Design: A Cover Story 1935-2005, as, while it is not a comprehensive catalogue of the entirety of Penguin’s cover history, it contains the main pathways, showing the development of the brand along with their changes in design and the new series’ and prints that…

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  • Reflection Of My Personal Solitary Learning Style

    There are approximately 7 billion individuals on this planet—7 billion different identities, all of us with a unique personality that is reflective of our own life experiences. Every human being in this world is unique and each individual has different ways in which they learn. There are seven specific learning styles that we as society are meant to fit into: visual, aural, verbal, physical, logical, social and solitary. And although it 's to be believed that we should fit into one particular…

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  • Subculture Analysis: The Beat Generation

    the mid-to-late 40s. Social unrest in America after the war led to a population that was split between the normal middle-class majority and a deviant minority of youthful rebels (Russell, 2002). Three of those voices of dissent were Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs. After meeting at Columbia University through their mutual friend Lucien Carr in 1944, it became clear that the three of them shared not only great intelligence and a passion for writing but also an opposition to…

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  • The Story Of An Hour Theme

    and Death and Innocence and Experience Some life come or leave this world in everyday. But have we ever think of life and death? I did not think of it until I read two pieces of story, “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin and “Death Knock” by Woody Allen. This two pieces gives me some ideas about life and death, which helps me have a deeply reflection on it. In “The Story of an Hour”, the main character Mrs. Mallard delivers me a new perspective on how we see on life and death. Usually people…

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  • Poet For Our Times Poem Summary

    Poet for our time's commentary The headlines of Newspapers are those that catch our eye, and “grab attention”. The poem Poet for our Times by Carol Ann Duffy is one that explores, from the perspective of a newspaper headline writer, scandals and the normal aspects discussed in poetry. Referencing News headlines, the speaker, who is in a bar, provides the audience with social critics as well as the state of what art has become in 1980’s Britain. Through the use of chatty language, as well as a…

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  • Walt Whitman Predicting Ginsberg Analysis

    juxtaposition of mid 19th century poet Walt Whitman, and mid 20th century poet Allen Ginsberg. In his poem, Crossing the Brooklyn Ferry, Whitman envisions a hopeful future for America, while subtly warning of the dismal future that could easily happen if American’s were not careful. His optimistic vision does not come to fruition, leaving only his forlorn future to occur. Whitman’s prediction of this harsh future is expertly portrayed in Allen Ginsberg’s contemporary work describing 1950’s…

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  • Song Of Myself Poetry Analysis

    The Poet’s Patriotic Orientation in “Song of Myself” BY Reem Abbas 43380421 The forefather of modern American poetry Walt Whitman writes “Song of Myself” in his great production Leaves of Grass. This poem is one the most enjoyable, controversial, and pioneering poem among twelve other poems. Many poets and critics from the day of its publication until now have debated about it. This influential poem makes Emerson greet Whitman in his great…

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  • The Photographer In The Beat-Gangster Idiom George Cotkin Analysis

    constitution deriving from the Blacks' very special historic situation. Besides one citation of Norman Mailer and his “The White Negro” Cotkin does not provide the reader with any further literary references. What did Kerouac write about the Blacks? How did Allen Ginsberg cover the theme in his…

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