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    poem started out with the speaker started off with a cautious and intimidated tone. The speaker also made contrast between the ethnic groups and how she feels about her fellow African American counterpart. The speaker give best displayed this when they using the imagery to convey her thoughts. For instance, when talking about his clothing and appearance they said, “He had the casual look of a mugger, alert under hooded lids,” From there it’s a bit clear why the speaker felt intimidated and…

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    The Lady of Death Proverbs 5:1-5 The father warns his son by shining his light into the adulterer's dark den of lust. Here the father, Solomon, continues to warn his son about the impending dangers in life. He exhorts his son to pay special attention to the words of wisdom he is about to give. Solomon directs his son's attention to this woman's fair speech. Her words are sweet and smooth they role attractively right off her tung. She is able to hide the real substance of her words with her…

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    At the beginning of the poem “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden, the speaker introduces cold and uncomfortable images to relay the tone of the poem: Regret for not respecting his father. Hayden uses “blueback cold” in the second line, presenting a tone of sadness and loneliness throughout the house that the speaker and his family like in. The word “blueblack” is such an uncommon word that it carries an extremely negative feeling, exemplifying the cold feeling of distance throughout the…

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    Loneliness slowly attacks the speaker at the end of stanza six which the speaker contrasts a bright and songless day which may represent optimism, but the difficulty to move on. Atwood uses a lot of words that are related to fire. As suggested in the previous paragraphs, the fire might be a destructive force…

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    loud. The poem had a strong hook as I imagined the student “with blue hair and a tongued stud…” (1). I automatically assumed the speaker was a rebellious teenager who is privileged. I chuckled slightly when the author mentioned the words “full of shit” (5). I am not used to poets expressing themselves with swear words. I raised my eyebrows curiously when the speaker mentioned his father gushed “not blood but money…” (14). In addition, I rested my neck on my left hand to carefully understand…

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    To Autumn, By John Keats

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    The leaves are falling while the wind rustles through them. The sounds of cars passing by and people rushing into buildings due to the cold-chilled air. In the poem To Autumn by John Keats, John Keats uses imagery to describe how the season autumn represents the early stages of life. Then towards the end, John Keats also uses imagery to represent the ending or death. Although John Keats uses imagery to describe autumn, John Keats uses the imagery elements to show the progression of autumn and…

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    Is the use of a hand worth the loss of a life? In the poem “Out, Out--” by Robert Frost the speaker tells of a boy who uses a saw to cut stove length sticks of wood for a living. The boy ran his hand into a saw and instead of taking precautions to save his life he demanded that his hand be saved. As a result of these demands the boy not only loses his hand but also dies. Frost uses key imagery, foreshadowing, diction, and irony, to show that in certain circumstances holding onto something can…

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    Righteousness and Responsibility What does being a father really mean? The complex role of fatherhood is explored in “Those Winter Sundays” and “My Papa's Waltz.” The two fathers in the poems have extremely different ideas about what being a father truly entails. The distinct differences in the father’s level of responsibility is evident in the time of day in which the poem occurs, the atmosphere they create within their home, their morals, and the appearance of their hands and tasks they…

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    A study of Rama Rao’s thirty-seven short poems evinces his fine creativity and one is enamoured of the values, which presently seem to have been lost in the mire of materialism. The poet sings about the loss of human ethics. The very first poem, ‘A Sigh and Relief’, is a satire on the political power. The politicians, these days, are mad with power and seem to have lost their ability to judge gold from dross. He, very aptly, argues that “Vice has limits / Death is not the only end”: human vices…

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    Great Earth Poem Analysis

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    love that exists within each past and direct experience. For instance, in Lee’s poem, the speaker initiates his father’s tenderness and love in removing the frightful “splinter” without integrating more pain into his palm and ending his last line with his beloved father. Thus, emotions aren’t revealed in their…

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