He was capable of writing angelic or weird poetry, with a supreme sense of rhythm and word appeal. Many believe these stories written by Poe come from the women in his life who have passed. Edgar Allan Poe faced many deaths of women he loved. Britannica states that at a young age his birth mother, Elizabeth, died in Richmond Virginia. Following the death of his mother, Poe was taken into the home of John Allan and his wife Frances, who later died of tuberculosis.
Amongst some of the greatest teachers of poetry in the 20th century it is not surprising that Theodore Roethke would be one of the names that is normally quoted. Some of the greatest American poets of the late 20th century have been inspired by his common theatrical classroom style and his passion. Suffering from a spells mental illness that were undiagnosed, Roethke also has an obsession for a lust for life. Although Roethke wrote many diverse body of works, it was "The Waking." that won him 1954 Pulitzer Prize for his poetry Some of his other works famous literature includes "Open House" and "The Far Field."
Soon after, he enrolled in a military school called West Point only to be kicked out later. Afterwards, he lived with his aunt and future wife Virginia, who also died of tuberculosis. From then, he went on to become a writer and wrote most of his well known poems such as The Raven, Annabel Lee, Spirits of the Dead, and much more. Due to the major losses he had faced, Edgar turned to drugs and alcohol during this point in his life. Edgar Allen Poe died on October 7, 1849 at a hospital located in Washington Hill, Baltimore.
He became England's poet laureate in 1843, a role he held until his death in 1850 (Kettler, n.d.) Originally inspired by the French Revolution and the social changes it brought, Wordsworth tried to create poetry of the people, in the language of the common man. In both in his poems and his prose, Wordsworth was particularly concerned with discovering a sort of divine ecstasy that, for him, could be found only in nature and the innocence of childhood. With a mind ever wandering after the wonders of nature and the emotions of the heart, Wordsworth was originally criticized for his sentiment and the familiarity of his verse by his contemporaries. (Newworldencyclopedia.org,
Provoking men to die, wives to be mournful, and children being raised without their fathers. In the end,two authors named Hilda Doolittle and Edgar Poe wrote two poems named “To Helen” , and “Helen”. Each poem will be analyzed, individually and then examined for similarities and differences. “Thy beauty is to me like those Nicéan barks of yore”, a quote from “To Helen”by Edgar Poe. Edgar Poe was a creepy man, that made a lot of poems that are unusual.
Therefore, along with his radical views of the political practices of the British Government at that time, Shelley made it clear that those have to stop. Furthermore, Shelley died at a young age which contributes to the restrain in his ability to evolve in his thinking and views that he could convey in his writings. His lifetime was spent in a restricted situations, which become the ideas of trying to evoke revolution through the “England in 1819” poem. Looking at the theme of history, the events that could be related to the convention of the writing of the poem are the the history of the context in which the poem was written and also this will directly related to the lives of the poets itself. In comparison to Tennyson’s poem, “The Charge of the Light Brigade”, same factor of the livelihood of the poets can produce vivid image as to why the two contrast to each
Ozymandias Ozymandias is a sonnet written by Percy Bysshe Shelley In late 1817 Percy Shelley and Horace Smith wanted to have a sonnet competition, they chose to write about the broken statue of Ramses ll also called Ozymandias that was gonna be brought to London from Egypt. Shelley’s sonnet was first published in 1818 and Smith’s poem was published shortly after. This poem was diffrent to what Shelley usually did. Ozymandias is one of the most known poets. Shelley was one of the poets who was known as The Romatics.
William Carlos Williams’ Poetry I will explain William Carlos Williams’s life and his imagist style. And also I will give an examples from ‘’Spring and All’’. The characteristic Williams style emerged clearly in the landmark volume of mixed prose and poetry ‘’Spring and All’’ Firstly I want to start with his life, William Carlos Williams thought of himself as the most underrated poet of his generation. His reputation has risen since World War II as a younger generation of poets testified to the influence of his work on their idea of what poetry should be. The simplicity of his verse forms the matter of factness of both his subject matter and his means of describing it, seemed to bring poetry into natural relation with everyday life.
John Donne is a renaissance poet known for his many combination of themes, from religion to romance, Donne’s literature career was widespan. Donne began his life as a Catholic and wrote many poems to stand for this but in later life converted to the Anglican Church, which also developed his later poetry. His religious conversion is highlighted in his poetry, as well as his struggles in life. Donne did not live an easy life nor one of luxury. His brother was incarcerated and he had several children pass away young.
Ever since the canon of Romanticism, the typical poet persona is a mystified individualist. His attitudes, stances, communion with history, and his mythology of the self spontaneously burgeon forth as poems in the troubled, often ostracized or poetic conscience. As for women, creative expressions have been boxed into verbalizations of freedom of sexual choice, and declamations against the abstract of patriarchy, under the historic label ‘women’s writing’. As these equations run their course into the second decade of the twenty first century, they have brought poetry to a tedious fate, distancing readers, and unintentionally making the art a sort of autoerotic indulgence. Orange Madrigals is a collaborative effort whose duplexistential authorship pitches its interests beyond self-examination – it is rather about self-extension, relating and relaying one’s self to another of similar mental life, a eugenics of poetry.