In other words, pastoral poetry is the depiction of the countryside, shepherds and shepherdesses. It is a work of art that portrays the idealized rural life. What is more, it describes the peaceful life of shepherds and their uncorrupted existence. It contrasts the innocence and the purity of the rural life to the corruption of the city, politics, and courts. The countryside is viewed by the poets since ages as an escapism from everything that disturbs the individual’s inner peace in the city.
In a simile, she compares gardening to “boxing… The wins versus the losses” (Hudes 16). Through this comparison, Hudes conveys Ginny’s deep desire for a sense of control and success in her life. This desire is fed by the memory of her father, who was only bearable when he was gardening. Specifically, the assertion of this desire for control is evident as she recalls that her father “was a mean bastard…” but “became a saint if you put a flower in his hand” (Hudes 15). From those experiences of dealing with her father, a psychological analogy between nature and peace was instilled in Ginny’s mind at a young age, and is what she relies on as an adult to handle her emotional trauma.
In this fiction author is more about to say that humankind intervention in nature is the reason for the natural world disaster. In the same way nature and human kinds are closely related and cannot be separated; or cannot deny the presence of one another. At the Anthropocene epoch, humankind seems to have control over the nature in some extent, despite that nature wait its time and respond how it’s been treated. At this epoch “human-kind has caused mass extinctions of the planet and animal species, polluted the oceans and altered the atmosphere” (Stromberg, np). Moreover, in “The Mutant at Horn Creek” the author shows how humankind will alter the natural world and its effect in the
Gary Soto, an American-Mexican Poet born in 1952, published an array of pieces that recount the realities of his upbringing. Growing up in San Joaquin Valley, ensured his involvement in the fields. Living in a drought prone region, droughts were inevitable, and the community remained vulnerable to hardships that came along with the drought. These hardships experienced were transformed into a visible theme found throughout this poem. Weather conditions can make people vulnerable to the effects experienced.
Coleridge thinks that nature is that to be a preserved, in his poem he expressed that nature is a something mysterious, spiritual and imaginative way of happiness and nature lead us toward fancy. He told about mountain, rivers, streams, sky, stars, birds but shah sahib talks about desert and its people, valleys, plane land of Pakistan specially Sindh. Wordsworth’s poetry is vast in Imagination power. His lyrical ballads is much importance in people and this sample objects give them imaginative colors. Wordsworth was a real supporter of nature in society and nature not gave Wordsworth the matter his poetry was for
Prompt #3: “A story that takes place in a wild and natural setting might include characters struggling against nature to survive.” Working Thesis: Phoenix Jackson, an elderly African-American woman on a journey through rural areas faces human and non-human obstacles whilst traveling to a town and ultimately why she made the long travel for her sick grandson’s medicine shows true compassionate love. Welty, E. (1941). A Worn Path. A Curtain of Green and Other Stories by Eudora Welty. Reprinted by Russell & Volkening for the author.
The use of enjambment in these poems helps the readers understand how the process of destruction is gradual and continuous. Therefore, emphasizing the fact that there is a never-ending threat posed on the wildlife. The similarity can also be found in the choices of diction. Both poems used terms with strong negative connotations such as ‘dying’ and ‘funeral’. With these words, the poets maintain the dismal atmosphere in these poems.
Kamala Markandaya in her first novel, Nectar in a Sieve, critiques the tale and misfortunes of a peasant couple, Nathan and Rukmani of a South Indian Village. The research on the novel explicits that women’s involvement in agriculture is very much important for economic growth and poverty reduction. As a tenant farmer, Rukmani vividly works hard in agriculture to establish her identity. She comes across many obstacles in rural areas which re-enforced the agrarian crisis. The tragedy of the downfall of agriculture in rural area is caused by a number of factors such as industrial economy, and tannery, migration and
An attempt has been taken to show that is the novel, there are many problems like inequalities, land crisis, displacement, tenant dues during the calamities and humanism in Zamindari system. These problems are resolved by the female protagonist Rukmani. These crises of identity of the women are discussed through the Zamindari system- Metaphorically and Literally in Nectar in a Sieve .However, Rukmani’s identity is mediated through both her labor and love of the land. Her interaction with the land integrates both production and reproduction, thereby giving a material dimension. This is especially experienced of an identity crisis when she is evicted from her land thus
The very title suggests that the text is going to be highly ecocritical. By ‘Panchali’ we mean simple song written by the poets of Middle Ages in Bengal. The writer here sings of the eternal saga of rural life hither to unexplored by many eminent writers of his time. The attraction of life centers round the call of ‘path’ (road) to explore the unknown and see the unseen. So ‘path’ here serves as a life force that draws out all the characters from home to nature to find out something better in life.