Memories are important treasures to hold onto as time goes by. In the poem “Old Memories” written by Carrie Williams, the subject is old memories. The speaker of the poem is someone who is reminiscing their sweet old memories. The speaker’s tone towards the subject is nostalgic. Throughout this poem, the author uses imagery as a literary device to show why memories are considered to be significant in one’s life.
Humanity Cannot Escape Nature The poem “Out, Out-” written by Robert Frost revolves around the story of a boy who suffered a tragic death after cutting his arm while working outside. It discusses the themes common to Robert Frost’s works such as nature, humanity and their connection. In this poem, a boy is outside doing what seems to be a normal everyday chore however, once distracted by the call for supper, he accidentally injures himself to the point where he comes close to death and does eventually pass away because of the injury. Frost plays with the emotions of the reader as it is hard to tell if he is on the side of nature or humanity.
‘Remains’ by Wilfred Owen is a war poem that presents an unnamed conflict where the soldier shoots the looter, but is unsure whether the man was armed or not. If the latter case, the shooting would have been unnecessary and would be thought as an act of murder. This acts as an emotional conflict arising to the soldier due to the situation. Similarly, in ‘Poppies’, the mother suffers from an emotional conflict arising from her yearning for her son as the mother seems to be speaking to the memories of her son. By the use of metaphor and imagery, both poets offer an emphasis on the idea of internal conflict arising to the persona of each poem.
In “If you were coming in the Fall” by Emily Dickinson, she states that she will wait any extent of time as long as she will be with her lover again. This poem demonstrates how the separation from a loved one can consume you. No matter the amount of time, she still constantly thinks about being with her lover again. To establish the meaning of the poem, Dickinson uses poetic devices. The three poetic devices I found that were most prevalent in the poem were repetition, simile, and tone.
In the poem, To This Day. Shane Koyczan uses symbolism in the poem to really get the reader to relate to his point of view. An example of symbolism that he used in his writing was comparing a boy to a broken branch, “he was a broken branch grafted onto a different family tree…” (Koyczan Part 4). This quote is representing that the boy is broken and lonely.
‘Nettles’ is a poem written by a British poet and author Vernon Scannell, in the mid-1900’s. It is based on a strong parent-child relationship, a realization that there is no complete protection that a parent can provide for their child despite their devotion and love. ‘Havisham’ is written in the late 1900’s by Carol Ann Duffy, a Scottish poet and playwright. The protagonist is taken from a Charles Dickens character, Miss Havisham, from the book Great Expectations. It looks at the mental state of anger and bitterness of Miss Havisham when her fiance betrays and abandons her on her wedding day.
The pursuit of social justice is a core social work value. Social workers advocate social justice for equality by participating in activities that are injustices. Every person is an individual that has many identities. Social justices issues is on social group identities, or socialization which is the way people are categorized in a society based in their characteristics, such as race, gender, religion, age, and social economic class. Everyone should have equal opportunities and values with respect.
In the past decade race relations have taken a tremendous part in the daily lives of United State’s citizens,but it has always been endorsed in our history. For example, in the nation’s mere beginning when the Mayflower pilgrims and the Native Americans became formed one of the most important alliance in the United State’s history. However, not all race relations can be positive, Recently prospective Republican candidate for the presidency Donald Trump has taken a firm stance against the Mexican community by accusing the Mexicans of “bringing drugs and crime”. It is recognizable that the United States has had many racial affairs, and still continues to do so due to the simple fact that the country of the United States has the most extensive
On Friday, February 10th at approximately 3:30pm myself and Megan were having a conversation in the staff room regarding a lesson. The conversation lead to us talk about how many people, though from the same race or ethnic group, may view an issue very differently based on their past experiences with the issue. To substantiate my point, I retold an experience that I had in college where students from the African continent and the Caribbean region did not completely understand the issue or atmosphere of race relations in the United States. I went on telling her that the harsh reality that most Black Americans face was vastly different from the many African and Caribbean students realities in our home countries. However, this misunderstanding lead to a temporary divide between the African and Caribbean students’ organization and the Black Student Union as they were not happy with the fact that we –