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  • Four Basic Stanzas Of Metaethics

    If Metaethics never existed there would be no deeper meaning to morality itself. Metaethics is a branch of philosophy that analyzes moral values and focuses on the question “what is morality itself is?” (Pacillo-Dellino). Metaethics which is also referred to as “Second Order” has four basic stanzas that are called Four Basic Stanzas of Metaethics. The four basic stanzas of Metaethics are Absolutism, Objectivism, Cultural and Subjective Relativism, and Emotivism. Absolutism conveys to us that moral statements are absolutely and universally true and binding to all people. Absolutism gives a helpful foundation against which to differentiate the principle perspectives of ethical statements are universally substantial and truly genuine. To this…

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  • Where Done Stanza 4

    Stanza I “I was ignored, I was denied, I was startled, Enough that I was depressed And told that I can't do anything.” Explanation / Exegesis When I started to move, was rejected, denied and even ignored to the work I was doing, enough that it started depressing and somehow internally it diverges me to an end. Stanza II “But somewhere in the mean while I became an introvert Still though I did not lose hope to what I want to be! Because I've learnt about the excellence with the perfection…

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  • Elegiac Stanzas Poem Analysis

    Written after the death of Wordsworth’s younger brother John, “Elegiac Stanzas” was inspired by a painting by Sir George Beaumont of Peele Castle in Lancashire. Through extensive personification of natural forces, Wordsworth speaks of his shifting vision of the painting over time to lament the fact that he no longer views the world with the blind and blissful innocence that he used to. Therefore, the work serves not only as a subtle elegy for the death of his brother, but also commemorates the…

    Words: 1754 - Pages: 8
  • Thirteen Ways To Kill A Blackbird Analysis

    this by having each of the thirteen stanzas in the poem portray and examine a new way in which the blackbird is viewed by the speaker. This poem uses a haiku style, which Stevens was particularly interested in. Haiku poems traditionally have three lines with five, seven and five syllables respectively. This poem however does not. The thirteen “short line free verse” stanzas are often associated with the traditional Haiku (Antonio José Jiménez Muñoz, 2013). Therefore the poem consists of, in…

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  • Analysis Of Stopping By Woods On Snowy Evening

    In the poem “Stopping by Woods on Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost, which is recorded in How to Read a Poem on page 128, the speaker presents as a traveler walking down to the woods and appreciate the beauty scenery of the snow. He attempts to stay longer because he is obsessed by the scene, but he has to take the responsibilities to finish his goal first in order to take a rest. The theme of this poem is mainly about nature on surface, but in deep, the speaker applies figurative language of…

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  • Richard Cory Poem Explication

    Poetry Explication of “Richard Cory” The poem titled “Richard Cory” by Edwin Arlington Robinson is about a wealthy man who was happy about money, but he was actually depressed and wants to take his own life. The author. The poem is written in quatrain stanza form which means four stanzas, and has a rhyme scheme of a, b, a, b, at the end of each stanza. The speaker’s use of hyperboles, repetition , and regal comparisons when describing Richard Cory help elevate him above the townspeople,…

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  • Figurative Language In Maya Angelou's Caged Bird

    In the second stanza, she writes “down his narrow cage / can seldom see through / his bars of rage” to assist the reader in feeling the frustration and rage of the caged bird, earning the reader’s sympathy and melancholy over the bird’s circumstances (Angelou). In contrast, by asserting in the fourth stanza “and the fat worms waiting on a dawn-bright lawn,” she paints a picture of the pleasures of freedom as the free bird easily enjoys the fat worm on a lively lawn. In addition, “[the bird’s]…

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  • An Analysis Of Robin Robertson's Poem Three Ways Of Looking At God

    complex poem. When I first looked at this poem the title stood out to me. Three Ways of Looking at God sounded like a personal narrative where the author tells the reader about his faith. Looking over the format, I could see three stanzas, all numbered. Each stanza appeared to be an independent statement, each being one example of God. This made me treat…

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  • Analysis Of Maya Angelou's And Still I Rise

    She also talks about how people can degrade women especially we black women in society however she writes that it won’t stop them/her from rising. In each line that author writes each line or Rogers 2 question throughout the essay with a very strong and determined voice. Throughout the poem the writer uses simile (“like dust, I’ll rise), metaphor (“I’m a black ocean, leaping & wild”) and personification (“You may shoot me you words, you may cut me with your eyes you may kill me with your…

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  • Wallace Stevens Sunday Morning

    Death holds such endless fascination to people that it has permeated nearly every aspect of human culture – we write songs about it, strategize when to best trim back our gardens around its inevitability, and even base religions off of how to even slightly evade it. The idea of “something more,” an afterlife, is incredibly important to many people; along with fatality, that is one of the subjects of intense scrutiny of Wallace Stevens’s poem, “Sunday Morning.” “Sunday Morning” brushes on a…

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