The poem is a very motivational poem that puts the reader in a very inspired mood to portray the feeling that anything is possible. In each stanza he writes “if you can…” and then puts a different aspect of life after it. In the first stanza he writes about if you can push through the struggles and challenges that life throws at you. In the second stanza he writes about “if you can dream - and not make dreams your master” and “if you can meet triumph and disaster”. In the third stanza he writes about “if you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they are gone”.
The first part will focus on Pound’s poetic principle of Imagism “Direct treatment of the "thing" whether subjective or objective.” (Pound, 1918:3) It will introduce the Imagist Movement, Pound’s definition of “Image” and how does Williams develop his own way of presenting images on the basis of Pound’s. The second part will be mainly about Pound’s second and third principles of Imagism: the economy of words and the forms of free verse. Williams’ famous Imagist poem “This Is Just to Say” will be analyzed by its language and its form. The third part will focus on how to make sense of Imagist poems. There will be a close reading of Williams work “This Is Just to Say”, and a discussion of how Imagist poems provide their readers with an aesthetic pleasure and a sense of openness for interpretation.
Despite the fact that the fundamental theme of each poem; the relationship of poets and their poems, is the same, through the three poems, the different views of each speaker is emphasized and showed thoroughly by imagery, and tone. First of all, in Neruda’s poem, he uses imagery like “prison”, and words like “must” to emphasize how his poems present creativity and freedom to people who are in desperate need of them, and his belief that it is his destiny to create such poems. In the poem, “The Poet’s Obligation”, from lines 1-6, and lines 18-19, Neruda uses words like “prison” which is a negative connotation to set the image of people’s lives as negative, and tiring. “Prison” is metaphorically used to illustrate how people are closed up in their own life, so busy that they forget about creativity and freedom. In line 2, Neruda uses the word “cooped up” which is originally used to describe chickens in a small space to describe how people are locked in houses and offices every day.
Weaving words together by collecting the most colorful, strong, deep and meaningful dictions are talented effort poet can do. In Elizabeth Barrett Browning 's " How do I Love Thee?" and Ben Jonson 's " On My First Son" the difference and similarities of tone and speaker usage will be tackled, and the way a poet can use tone and speaker to stimulate a rich affiliation of language, subject and feeling. Speaker is the person , not necessary the author, who is the voice of a poem. The speaker of "How do I Love Thee?"
Abstract This paper describes the poetry of a well-known poet JOHN DONNE, in respect to his combination of love and religious poetry in the context of his metaphysical poems. The main themes of his poetry always aroused from the thought of ecstasy. In his poetry we can find a definite link between human love and divine love. He truly describes how the two souls in love depart from their bodies during their physical union and spiritually join together before returning to their actual bodies. This union purifies them and grants them spiritual satisfaction and fulfillment.
● State your thesis. Formulate a topic sentence that identifies the theme you will be analyzing and select THREE TECHNIQUES (tone, figurative language and structure) which show that theme. In this free-verse poem, Hughes examines the theme of fighting for freedom and how everyone deserves it through his use of tone, figurative language; namely metaphors, idioms and repetition, as well through some structural elements. Paragraph 2 Tone ● Formulate a topic sentence that identifies the tone you will be analyzing and how that contributes to the development of the theme you have identified in your thesis statement. The tone in “Democracy” changes three times throughout the poem, moving from an assertive tone to impatience then finally to a wearied tone.
Waltman describes love as “Loving someone is a constant, conscious choice to show kindness, respect, loyalty, compassion, forgiveness, and appreciation for that person regardless of circumstance.” (pg.351). This excerpt is the essence of his essay, it perfectly embodies what he was conveying to the reader which was simply his definition of love, not isolated to romantic love but also applies to a love that can relate to someone’s kids, friends or
The powerful imagery can transport readers into a world limited only by their imaginations. Bierce has ways of wording the text where time itself seems to stand still. The symbols the author inserts throughout the text causes a meaningful development of the story. The noose, watch, and forest, all meticulously described, show key elements throughout the writing. In addition, Bierce carefully describes the protagonist to make a connections to the readers.
Literature is incredibly diverse form of art, as it can be expressed in many different ways such as: genre, idea, execution and style of writing. Writing style is an essential part when it comes to the literature as it allows the writers to portray their unique identity through literature. The short explanation of the importance of writing style by Allen Wolfe states that "author’s style is his distinct literary manner that makes his expression of content unique from other authors. Style gives form to substance. An author’s style determines the techniques that he will employ to compose his content."
Linear stories are generally told as a progression through three acts. The progression of these acts is formally known as the three act structure. The three act structure is a well-known and used model that divides a fictional narrative into three parts or acts; the setup, the confrontation and the resolution often known as the beginning, middle and end. “A story is composed of parts- characters, plot, action, dialogue, scenes, sequences, incidents, events- and you, as a writer must organise these parts into a whole, with a definite shape and for, complete with beginning, middle and end.” (Field, 2008, p. 28). Syd Field has being teaching the structure of screenplay for many years and understands the major role in which it plays for writing a perfect screenplay.