Invictus Poem Essay

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Discovery can be found in different understanding for different people and renewed a perceptions of ourselves and other. Also this process can be provocative and confronting which can be develop and changes. Harrison’s construction of setting immediately creates connotations of misunderstanding to Dolly’s family and white society. Also show how discovery has been altered by the past experience of the aboriginal women, Gladys and Dolly. While, in the poem “Invictus” by William Ernest Hensley highlight the misfortune disease that he suffered create misunderstanding of his life. Firstly, the deceiving memory of Gladys affect bad attitude toward white people which lead her to closed herself for new opportunity. This created the congregation…show more content…
As he got operation in his legs. “night that covers me, black as the pit from pole to pole” (line 1,2 )this night is generally a metaphor for the hardships and problems that he’ve been suffered but the word “night”clearly shows the reader understand of negative roles. He is also escaping from the 'Pit ', which is cold and dark. Now that he knows he can do it, he is thankful for his unconquerable soul. As the reader sees, Henley uses a lot of metaphors. For example, Pit is a metaphor for Hell. This is a good way to create images that bring the idea to…show more content…
Conclusion, In both text, they have develop their discovery which creates a new worlds and new values which have positive attitude. For Rainbow’s end, Gladys discovered her true relationship and become a political active, and Dolly and Errol can destroy the barrier between black and white society. Likely in Invictus, this poem ability to convey meaning using a lyrical poem makes Henley’s piece stand the test of time and also be a valuable piece in motivating people to be confident and courageous, regardless of the circumstances. Overall, both text has an inspiration and the necessity give the hope to its own character and the reader to challenge their
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