This paper shows the background information about how the childhood environment of Poe shaped him, then talks about how his early life affected his style of writing, and, lastly, examples of how his works relate to his childhood memories. Poe did not have a supportive family. His father left the family early in Poe 's life, and his mother passed away from tuberculosis when he was only three (“Edgar Allan Poe”). He was then taken in by John and Frances Allan, a successful merchant couple. Since the couple was a successful merchant, they had abundant money to let Poe attend good schools until university.
T.S. Eliot is a worldwide famous poet, an American modernist, and the winner of the 1894 Nobel Prize in Literature. Eliot changed the existing order in English literature. His poetry and literary criticism changed the literary interests of the whole generation. Through his poems, he forces people to know the history of the development of English poetry and to look at the seventeenth-century England with a new vision of Romanticism. At the same time, his works deepen people 's understanding of French symbolism in the nineteenth century and make people more aware of the possibility of drawing lessons from foreign poetry.
Fitzgerald was part of a literary group known as “The Lost Generation” in the 1920s, which included brilliant authors including Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway (O’Connor). This group shared a sense of moral loss due to World War I. World War I destroyed the idea that if one possesses good virtues, good things will happen to them (soldiers dying etc). They basically rejected current American values. “The Lost Generation” often met in France and other parts of Europe, with Fitzgerald moving to France in 1924 with his wife and daughter. The family alternated between the Riviera and Paris.
Two scholarly writers brilliantly conveyed nature in their own opinion, an essay written by John Miller called, ”The Calypso Borealis," and a poem by William Wordsworth called, "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.” Both authors created work that acquires their idea of the beauty of nature while showing their compassion and love for nature. They each endured the essence in their own way. Each author also used their memory as descriptive imagery to creative share the scenery and amazement of their experience. Each individual has their own personal opinion about nature and how they decide to express their feelings can be diverse, and both authors, John Muir and William Wordsworth, expressed their compassion and love for nature in their own way.
Throughout the translations of these two poet’s work by Lafleur and Cook, Saigyo and Kamo no Chomei display a compelling understanding of nature through the themes of desires,impermanence, and suffering. The following essay explores how the view of these natural elements developed from deep reflection during life in solitude reinforced the two poets’ decision to follow the Buddhist pathway as a rational decision. First and foremost, the following discussion will looks into Saigyo’s reflection of his past during the transition to solitude in
The poetry of Alfred Lord Tennyson greatly reflected his personal life experiences and cultural topics of his time. Most of Tennyson’s works were about contemporary controversies like advances in science, the evolution theory, and traditional religion (Mazzeno 5). The effects of Tennyson’s poetry and dramatic writing skills are, in part, building blocks for many modern day social beliefs. ` Alfred Tennyson was born on August 6, 1809, in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England to Reverend George Tennyson and Elizabeth Fytche Tennyson (Mazzeno 3). As a child, Alfred exhibited exceptional intelligence that eventually was brought to his father’s attention (Mazzeno 3).
Second, Ben Jonson’s poem “To the memory of my beloved, The author Master William Shakespeare, and what he hath left us”. In his poem he projects the Master as a person “transcendent of popular culture” (24) and places him with high culture icons. Victorian audience, on the contrary, contributed in popularizing the Bard through commenting and critiquing his plays during performances. Which 19th and 20th centenary promoted through parodying Shakespeare and production in mass media respectively. One of mass media’s consequences is that it makes Shakespeare’s distinctive feature of Britishness less pronounced, as directors from all over the world are adapting his works in their own languages and cultural ways which are totally
F. Scott Fitzgerald was a prominent figure among the Lost Generation writers. His novels and short stories satirize the consumer society that emerged after the World War I and reflect the decadent spirit of this specific period in American literature. He based his writings on his and his friends’ private lives. Most of his works contain autobiographical references to his marriage, and what is more, many characters bear a resemblance to him and his wife Zelda. This gives the authenticity to his works which are a satirical reflection of the modes of behaviour cherished by his contemporary society.
In the Novel “The Last Shogun” written by Rotaro Shiba, talked about the end of the Shogunate, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, and the restoration of Meiji Emperor in 1860s. Shiba mainly focused Yoshinobu’s political career in the period of 1862 to 1868 that Yoshinobu was appointed by the Emperor as Shogunal Guardian, until he went back to Edo and surrendered the Edo castle to the Imperial forces in 1868. As the most popular writers of historical fiction in Japan, Shiba’s novels are on the basis of the historical events and it is easy to learn the history from his novels. “The Last Shogun” as a historical fiction, some plots and the descriptions of the characters which are invented in order to create impression and attract the readers. The eloquence of
Whitman Walt, Williams Carlos Williams and Audre Lorde are three great American poetic writers in the American Literature. These writers transformed the literature world by using reality to create language in their writings, which is very fascinating, as they all used the language tools of symbolism, metaphor, nature and imagery in their critical illustrations of their poems. Example, Whitman, related his poet to the growth and changes that occurred in his life, thereby giving nature the room to do his work without withholding it, whereas Williams poems talks more about his life towards moving forward and achieving his goal expectation in life. Williams poet, talks more about ‘’glazed with rain water’’ which is also the force of nature in action.
William published in small magazines and began his career as a writer. William was one of the original poets of the Imagist movement. At this point in his life William started to disagree with the works of Pound and Eliot. William thought that they stayed too close to European ways (poetryfoundation.org). Williams was seeking to make a new technique or
Siddhartha Gautama who is today known as Buddha has played an influential role in history and has impacted many worldviews significantly, one being Japan. This story originates in Nepal, when Queen Maha Maya gave birth to a beautiful boy Siddhartha. Siddhartha’s father King Suddhodana was the leader the Sakya clan, which predominantly speaking was a warrior clan, and was very noble with wealth and riches. Some say the queen gave birth to Siddhartha dreaming of a white elephant holding a lotus with its tusk. Anyways, after his birth, the entire city and domain had a grand party.
Ashoka was the cofounder of buddhism and made a big religion After Ashoka destroyed Kalinga Ashoka felt a feeling and so he went seeking for a teacher. To help him and while serching he see a buddhist a monk to the monk told him to sit under the bodi tree and then Ashoka did and had enlightment and then became a buddha. When he returned he had changed Many things about himself he would go to poor and then give them riches and he rejected violence. And would go to other kingdoms and give them advice to their king on how to make it a better place.