The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

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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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    Introduction This essay is an analysis of the short story "Fountain in the rain," which is written by Mishima. Yukio Mishima was conceived as Hiroka Kimitake in Tokyo, Japan, in 1925. His predecessors were from the high society samurai. Notwithstanding its consideration in compilations and school syllabi, "The Fountains in the Rain" Mishima has gotten minimal basic consideration in English. "Rain Fontaines" with a legend if like numerous male characters Mishima welcomes further examination…

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    Shane Koyczan is a descriptive poem that uses vivid imagery to explore the theme of love. Beethoven was unable to find love at home, and suffered from severe physical and emotional abuse. Therefore, he found it very difficult to connect with others and in a way, isolated himself. In addition, he felt as if he was not loved at home and that forced him to find love elsewhere. He found that love in music. It was that love of music that helped guide him through his adolescence and onto the path to…

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    The poem "The Unknown Citizen" written by W.H Auden, he expresses the predicament of losing individuality that the United States of America citizens face. The poem consists of bureaucratic and irony tones that illustrate the clash between government control and individualism. "The Unknown Citizen" is told from a bureaucratic point of view and they speak of an ideal man, who in their eyes is the model of the perfect citizen. The author writes this poem to emphasize the importance of our…

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    Dime- Store Lips Singer songwriter Ray LaMontagne sings my favorite and most cherished song. This is a song that I am very close to and one that I have sat down and played more times in a row than I can count. In the song “Empty” Ray LaMontagne sings from his troubled point of view expressing his feelings of sorrow and numbness. “Empty” is a song that speaks for my hindered ability to open up and speak out about the things that go through my mind on a daily basis and the consequences to my…

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    I agree that Ivan Bunin’s short story “Kasimir Stanislavovitch” uses a lot of dilapidated images. The author says concerning Kasimir that: "Everything else about him spoke of poverty and drunkenness: no cuffs, a dirty linen collar, an ancient tie, an inflamed and ravaged face, bright-blue watery eyes. His side-whiskers, dyed with a bad, brown dye, had an unnatural appearance. He looked tired and contemptuous." (Bunin, 11-12). Kasimir is a poor old alcoholic who has an unfavorable attire and an…

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    Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?” by Sir John Suckling, and “To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time” by Robert Herrick, have some similarities and differences. Suckling’s poem is about a man who is being questioned about being so love sick. He is asked by an unknown person how being love sick is going to benefit anyone. It can be understood that this poem is stating that if he does not become open about loving someone, he will never benefit. Therefore, he needs to quit looking so sad and tell her because…

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    Modern metropolis through Eliot’s poems is depicted as a portrait of uncertainty amidst the turmoil of modern life. Set in the squalor of modern metropolis, literature of modernism explores of alienation and decay in society within Prufrock and Preludes. This breakdown of social values allows responder to reflect upon the similarities in society at the start of the 20th century and the 21st century where the daily existence is synonymous with ‘living death’(Ellis:24). Eliot poem set in the…

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    “Icarus in Catechism Class,” a poem written by Dominador Ilio, revolves around the persona wanting to escape the catechism class that he is in. On the other hand, “Musée des Beaux Arts,” a poem written by WH Auden, shows how the “Old Masters” understand suffering as depicted in several artworks, especially Brueghel’s painting of the fall of Icarus, as seen by the persona in a mueseum. This close reading will focus on the importance of Icarus and how suffering is depicted in the poems. Making…

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    POETIC ANALYSIS OF “Out, Out-” BY ROBERT FROST In Robert Frost’s poem “Out, Out-” Frost uses literary devices to portray the fact that life should be valued. The boy that Robert Frost creates is a hard worker. The boy tries to do the best he can, but because of his age and lack of experience, he is unskilled. His unskilled hands are only trained for work that leads to his painful death. Frost mimics the story of Shakespeare's Lady Macbeth through the boy, and the specific way he dies. The…

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