However; instead of focusing on the negative, she turns the spotlight on accepting what makes each one of us different. This interesting turn makes for some fascinating works of literature and life lessons. Style and tone, symbolism, and metaphorical language communicate embracing individualism in Erin Hanson's poetry. To begin, Hanson expresses embracing individualism in her poems
The chapter also deals with the various types of violence including colonial violence, partition violence, state violence, religious violence, terrorism, aftermath of 9/11 and wars. The poet covers the racial and ethnic violence, Afghan war, massacre of Tiananmen Square, the Emergency rule, political struggle in Cambodia to exhibit her strong political interest. Third chapter entitled Language: Style, Diction and Devices bring out the creative style and language used by Meena Alexander. The texts open into new meaning out of a close reading of her memoir Fault Lines and two novels and few poems. The chapter interprets the prescribed works to specify the meaning of its language by analysis, paraphrase, and commentary on the obscure, ambiguous, and figurative stanzas.
Rolson Jakabot Elizabeth Switaj ENG 210-1 Poetry Essay Broken Heart First of all, I am going to describing my broken heart of a mother who’s having problems in a family, as well as the readers want to know what happened with these two poems Marks and At the Hospital. Now we’re going to find out what was happened in these poems as the authors were talking about into it. There are many different of the poems in the many kind of situation of the pattern of sounds, but the audiences want to know these poems just as the authors who created the poems. First we have to looking for the authors of these two poems and we wants to know what’s going on at the poems, to know what’s going on into the poems and anything about the poems with the senses. Anyway, to describe the meaning of the topic we have to find some connections or elements of these poems with the authors.
This essay analyzes Ezra Pound's poem ("Portrait D'un Femme") and T.S. Eliot's poem ("Portrait of a Lady") We will compare and contrast portraits of the different ladies. Firstly, it is necessary to state that these poems do not display a poetic construction of the female subject. We will appreciate several common aspects with respect to form, content and style undertaken by these two different poems. "Portrait D'une Femme" and "Portrait of a Lady" were written in the early period of Pound's and Eliot's careers.
When Native American Literature is published, critics started to criticize Native Literature from different perspectives. Joy Harjo is one of the Native American poets that critics have a debate whether she writes poems about lesbians or not. Most of the critics consider Harjo as a feminist writer who writes historical poems, which explore her tribal and cultural identity. As a southern writer, Harjo writes about the southwestern cultures and the prioritization of women's experiences. Harjo’s poems emphasize her love of the natural world and the survival of her
The poem demonstrates Guest’s triangulation of the painter, the painting, and the poem, out of which arises an interesting glimpse at the writer herself, a self-portrait of sorts. Her ekphrastic poems are painterly poems, abiding by Davidson’s ideas of reading the greater painterly aesthetic emitted by the painting. Guest places Miró’s technique and aesthetic in her own work as evidenced in ‘The Poetess’, not only does the language of the colours and the dollops, but also the syntax and the punctuation echo the painter’s aesthetic. However, Guest doesn’t simply copy Miró, she engages with his
The paper seeks to explore the manner in which Namdeo Dhasal uses anger constructively as a literary innovation to articulate the silent rage of dalits who have been relegated to the bottom of social hierarchies since thirty centuries. In Dhasal’s poetry, one observes the startling possibility of anger as a mode of organizing and articulating emotional energy. The paper will further explore how Dhasal deliberately uses the subversive diction to challenge the elitist upper caste notions of decorum and balance. Keywords: activism, anger, caste, dalit, protest, subversive diction Indian poetry today is no longer monolithic: it is more polyphonic than ever before, perhaps because of a break-down of unifying concerns, and homogenizing ideologies like Bhakti in the medieval period or National Independence in the first half of 20th century. This destruction of a central voice has made poetry more various and democratic, capable of reflecting upon the subtle nuances of the complex experience of oppressed communities.
Lal Ded and Habba Khatoon are two Kashmiri women poets who share commonalities with Bhakti poet Mirabai. Within the comparative framework, the paper would try to explore these commonalities in their poetry. The selection of these three women poets would throw some light on the syncretism in the Sufi and Bhakti tradition as upheld by LalDed and Mirabai respectively in their poetry. Sisir Kumar Das argues in his essay, The Idea of Literary History that there are the various “‘facts’ of literary history” which increase the “possibility of its multiplicity as well” (42). The multiplicity of literary history makes it possible to trace the literary history of these three different poets also.
Context and style in proverbs have been used to instantiate meaning in poetry.Proverbs are open to contextual interpretations especially when they appear in discourses, they are ornaments of discourses which are meant to inform, summarize, accentuate, garnish, and embellish expressions whether in oral or written genre. The use of proverbs in discourse has been examined in relation to political, economic, literary, religious and social discourse. However, little attention has been given to the use of symbols in proverbs in poetry.The paucity of datain relation to this informed the scholarly effort of this paper which seeks to examine the concepts of style and context as symbolic codes in Babatunde’s poetry; The Valley of Vision.Symbolic representations
This personal touch coupled with the casual language invites the reader to find parts of themselves in her too. This is something I wish to exorcise through my own poetry, and as I made my way through ‘The World’s Wife’ I realised that in order to create a collection that was both unique and believable, I should seek out the facets of personality in the women whose stories I wish to retell and attribute them to