As seen in the poem Mirror, if we aren’t happy with our reflection or focus too much on finding ourselves through the mirror, we will end up losing ourselves and never find happiness, just like Plath. We need to find ourselves without looking in the mirror, because if we search for ourselves in the mirror, we will actually end up losing ourselves. The first thing the readers should consider in the poem is the title. The title of the poem is a major factor the reader should consider when reading this poem. The title of the poem helps the reader understand the speaker of the poem and helps portray the theme of the poem.
This highlights another main idea, that life is a gift and there are always people who have it worse. This same concept returns in the last line of her speech when Rowling finishes with, “I wish you all very good lives”. This statement is directly related to the prior words of the young man. As well as this, Rowling repeated this to her audience in hopes of keeping the cycle going. To Rowling, aiding in others happiness as well as helping those who cannot help themselves is important.
This paper carefully studies the use of images, allusions and philosophical basis for the poem. This way the author gets the final result that this question which prufrock never speaks out is his conflict with knowledge, reality and existence. He is thinking carefully about whether he should reveal his true self before public, or keep the mask he knows he cannot live within. In modern literature, T.S. Eloit is a marvellous poet.
He opened his world of scuffles to the audience. It was his way of getting out of the depression yet his masterpiece also was an entertaining and deep source for others to read and try to overcome their own difficulties. Both authors who referred to his work not only analyzed it but also opened a new door towards understanding his perspective. Fitzgerald gave an insight look to his ideas about life, depression, melancholy and success. His success mainly depended on his intelligence and uprightness.
In his poem “an Echo Sonnet, To an Empty Page” poet Robert Pack introduces a narrator and his alter ego who exchange questions and answers that subsequently reveals the poet’s prospects and attitudes toward life. The narrator, or “the voice,” seems like a timid man who is afraid to plunge into his own life, because he fears the future and inevitable consequences of his mortality. The “echo,” which is the narrator’s alter ego, or a persona, answers the the voice’s questions in a way that drive the voice to take a certain prospect in life. Pack designed the poem masterfully in a way that it utilizes the traditional form of a shakespearean sonnet and an addendum of on “echo,” which communicates a cleaner and more direct message to the readers. Furthermore various literary techniques such as symbols, extraposition, and imagery add to the meaning of the poem Through form and literary techniques, Robert Pack emphasizes, through the answers of the “echo,” that no matter how frightening life seems to be, it is important to take a “leap.” The form of the poem is structured effectively to enhance the readers’ understanding of the author 's intentions The voice B the superficial aspect of the author’s person, or it can be said to represent the goural people on their fears and insecurity about the future.
Hermann Hesse highlights important moments on Siddhartha’s spiritual journey and his real life by utilizing symbolism, repetition, and tone in the novel. One could say that both Siddhartha and Hesse were selfish and ungrateful, but in order for one to prosper, their inner self has to first bloom. For this reason, Siddhartha and Hesse had to take time away from their respected life’s to understand the genuine meaning of life. More importantly, this novel served as way for Hesse, the author to vent and express his feelings. Through a fictional story and character, Hesse empathized real life events he once encountered.
The most famous and down-to-earth people are those who know who they are and those who accept their weaknesses and flaws. These people go through their life attempting to understand their personality and into realizing how they can hone their personality to suit a certain situation. They obtain positive results from their own journey of self-discovery and acceptance. This paper defines self-discovery and acceptance as discovering your individuality, being who you are and accepting and correcting your flaws. This paper intends to foster an understanding of the positive effects of self-discovery and acceptance and attempt to contravene the negative implications of the same.
It is because men like to have someone to share their intense feelings with and someone who can nurture their inner self, pampering them all the while. For making him love you it is essential that you make him feel that he is special to you. He needs to be conveyed that no matter what you will always stand by him in all the trials and tribulations of life. Once you have successfully conveyed this to him, he will never let you go away from him. To add, you also have to share your feelings and daily happenings with him to make him realize he really means a lot to you.
The journey of self-enlightenment is an unending process; nowadays, instead of ignoring the problem, one is encouraged to reflect upon himself and learn from his mistake. Both Confucius and St. Augustine embrace this philosophy and use their mistakes as a pedestal to improve themselves and attain the highest understanding. The concept of self-reflection is an essential part of Confucius and Saint Augustine’s path to enlightenment, their different education background and life philosophies have created very different processes of how one would attain self-improvement: While Confucius has an idea of how a virtuous man should be and one should follow the three virtues to reach enlightenment, Saint Augustine is unclear about his path to God, as he is a man of rhetoric and felt the need to understand God before committing himself to Christianity. Confucius regards education as the only way to self-improvement and morality; he believes that if one were willing to learn, he will naturally find the way and become a virtuous man. It is Confucius’s desire to obtain The Way, which leads him onto the journey of seeking wisdom.
Although Frost reveals the certainty of doubt and regret, he conveys it is necessary to internally evolve an individual’s perspective. This is re-iterated at the end of the poem, the individualist nature of the persona is expressed as he takes the road, “less travelled”, metaphorically representing him denying societal values and suggesting a change in perspective. While Frost may connote regret as a challenge throughout the poem, readers understand it acts as a guide to making the right choices for developing