He never describes anything to an excessive point, always being very close to the object or idea. In “Undressing Emily Dickinson” any imagery serves to be metaphors for deconstructing a poet, never just to give a mental picture or needlessly used to sound more impressive. Also, his use of imagery in “The History Teacher” shows much more about what is going on, than just being pretty. “Musing up their hair and
He last published “The Clearing” a collection of poems, including the poem he recited for JFK’s inauguration, in 1962, less than a year before he died. Robert Frost has wrote many poems, a couple hundred even. Some of his best known poems are “The Road Not Taken,” “Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening,” “Fire And Ice,” “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” “Star Splitter,” “Acquainted With The Night,” “A Late Walk,” and many more. The poems “Star Splitter,” “Nothing Gold Can Stay, ” and “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost are great poems to analyze for almost all the elements of poetry. Robert Frost is well known for being an poet who writes in detail about nature and and uses imagery in most of his poems.
Allusion is when “...a writer intentionally references persons, places, or things outside of the work itself, usually without specifically explaining them,” (Harris. Rooks. Stegall. 86.). There is straightforward, brief, complex, extended, Biblical, literary, historical, and cultural allusion.
Born in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1956, Lux was raised on a working dairy farm. He graduated from Emerson College and attended the writing program at University of Iowa for a year before beginning a long teaching career. Since publishing his first book of poems Memory's Handgrenade in 1972, Lux has continued to publish widely in full-length volumes of poems, chapbooks, and prestigious journals. Critics have praised the way Lux infuses humor with darkness, evoking a tone of both irony and hope. His volumes of poems, including Half Promised Land (1986), Split Horizon (1994), The Blind Swimmer: Selected Early Poems, 1970-1975 (1996), New and Selected Poems, 1975-1995 (1997), The Street of Clocks (2001), The Cradle Place (2004), and God Particles (2008), have helped to establish Lux as one of the country's most respected living poets.
Fitzgerald’s life was Zelda and writing books until he died in 1940. There are lots of similarities between the real life of the author F. Scott Fitzgerald and his fictional novel, The Great Gatsby such as caring, poverty, hatred, dishonesty, and independent. To start with caring which is the first similarity between F. Scott Fitzgerald and the book Great Gatsby. Caring is really being concerned about others and being kind. Gatsby tells Nick that, “him and Daisy were in love while Gatsby was in the war”(Fitzgerald).
With her ancestry being Native American, Louise Erdrich writes award winning poems and novels that are based around the folklore of Native Americans. Erdrich was born in Little Falls, Minnesota in 1954 and was raised in Wahpeton, North Dakota (Poetry Foundation & Encyclopaedia Britannica). She was the oldest of her parent’s seven children. Today, she lives close to her family in an American Indian community in Minneapolis and works at Birchbark Bookstore (Rolo). Louise Erdrich has a way of writing a poem in a story-like way by using a lot of imagery, like in Windigo.
The poems “Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take The Garbage Out” by Shel Silverstein and “Song for an April Dusk” by Dorothy Parker are very good poems, but are different in many ways. Let’s start with repetitions differences and similarities. In “Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout would not take the garbage out” every stanza says the title. They also repeat just the words garbage out. Unlike “Song for an April Dusk” The beginning of every other line is “Tell me”.
The “Siren Song” is written in free verse, so it displays no formal pattern of rhyme and is without regular meter. The sentence structure is very simple and straightforward to help maintain the casual informal voice of the narrator. The use of enjambment in the sentence structure builds suspense and makes the reader fall deeper into the Siren’s song. Her use of enjambment also makes the poems more one sided dialogue and the appeal starts off soft and intriguing and then it moves faster with a sense of urgency. The sentence structure by Atwood helps the reader not feel bored, but instead keeps the reader feel more uptight and curious about what “the secret” the siren mentions really is (Atwood 10).
She lives in Cambridge with her husband and two children. She worked at Trinity College as a Fellow commoner in creative Arts in 1997 to 1999 and after that she worked at Wolfson College as a junior research. Her Father’s name is Norman Geras and Mother’s name is Adele Geras is an author. Sophie was interested in writing poems. Her first book of poems The hero and the Girl Next Door is Published at the age of 24.
Modern poetry is in open form and free verse. It is pessimistic in tone, portraying loss in faith and psychological struggle which is quite different from the fixed forms and meters of traditional poetry. Secondly, modern poetry is fragmented in nature, containing juxtaposition, inter-textuality and allusion. It has no proper beginning, middle or end. Thirdly, modern poetry is predominantly intellectual in its appeal, rather than emotive.
Mrs. Atwood Created Green Policies for Ontario Canada. Mrs. Atwood was born Margaret Eleanor Atwood in Ottawa, Providence of Ontario, Canada on November 18, 1939. At the age of six Mrs. Atwood had written many morality plays, poems, comic books and had started a novel. When Mrs. Atwood spent half of each year in the wilderness of northern Ontario beside her father, who worked as an entomologist, until the age of eleven. At the age of sixteen Mrs. Atwood committed her life to writing.