What is interesting to note about this poem is that the theme of nature in this poem shows a positive portrayal of the natural surroundings. In Flanders Field is a poem written about love for their possession, their duty and the responsibility towards something that was once important to them and from then continue to remain so. The poem even though majorly focuses on themes of duty and responsibility there is a strong underlying theme of nature in the poem. The poem begins with the description of the setting however there is strong inclusion of the theme of nature in the first line itself. The poet describes the fields as being covered in poppies.
and graceful as a doe, and I am free of the strictures of “civilization”, so-called. (The Ancient Child 17-18) Describing herself with the features of nature is a most unique character which shows the love, awe and admiration for nature. If nature becomes the part of an individual, naturally the destruction caused to the environment will become much lesser. Grey’s poems and letters reiterate her oneness with nature. The novel’s final chapter reflects Locke Setman’s bedrock experience with nature.
Love in his essay “ Revaluing Nature” published in The Ecocriticism Reader: Landmarks in Literary Ecology by Cheryl Glotfelty and Harold Fromm observes, “The most important function of literature today is to redirect human consciousness to full consideration of its place in a threatened natural world” (237). Love further argues that “recognizing the primacy of nature and the necessity for a new ethic and aesthetic embracing the human and the natural - these may provide us with our best hope of recovering the lost social role of literary criticism”(237-8). Ruskin Bond, a prolific writer, is known for his short stories, novellas and poems. He has received the Sahitya Akademi Award for English writing in India for ‘Our Trees Still grow in Dehra’ in 1992. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2014.
He quite starkly remembers the amalgamation of sounds of Nature with that of his Nurse’s lullaby. His life was intruded by Nature but it was baffling his un-matured mind. As he enters his youth, his love of Nature becomes sensual. But his understanding of Nature did not stop at sensual level, but went beyond it. Gradual was his realization towards Nature.
According to Aswin Prasanth, African writers are in a “state of nature,” in perfect harmony with environment. Their literature has therefore a rural orientation on the one hand and despise of urban background on the other. There is an inherent longing for lost rustic serenity in African literatures. In African literatures, the celebration of nature and wildness is more dynamic than in any other literatures. This celebration is part of community life.
He tried to maintain the relationship between human and nature. Tagore had an ardent love for nature that is why he put his entire concern to write about environment. In fact The Gitanjali is a great text which effectively describes the Tagore's treatment of nature and concern for ecology. As in the rest of his poetry water imagery predominates. The stream and the rivers, the sea and the ocean; the clouds and the lightning, the rain and the flood, the boat and the vessel, the traveller and the voyage, pools, rivulets and showers have a pleasing assemblage there.
The poem revisits the familiar subjects of nature and memory, with a spare musical eloquence. Its plot depicts his wandering and discovery of a field of daffodils by a lake, a memory which pleases him when his feels lonely and tedious. William Wordsworth explores the idea of remembering the beauty of nature even when not in it’s presence, thus he is able to find the beauty in loneliness. Effectively, he conveys this through structure, and the deliberate use of diction and personification. The
To be more peaceful and have a healthy life it is necessary to have a clean environment. Besides, the way we treat our planet and environment has a huge impact on animals. Helping animals and environment has a relationship and connection. Factory farming is a big issue in these days, and it should be banned. Animals used in industry to be raised for milk, meat, wool, leather and eggs.
Composers portray their different perspectives through their language, style and structure which is prevalent through context, literary techniques and themes. Douglas Stewart presents this to the audience through nature 's beauty, the individual in nature and perseverance. His deep appreciation of nature alters his understanding and believes that man is dependant of nature. This is evident in the poems Waterlily, Lady Feeding The Cats and Snowgum. Tourism Australia and Chris Hemsworth is an advertisement created to persuade the audience through the positive ramification that Australia can have on the individual and that man has an innate need to interact with nature.
His poem the Daffodils captures the essence of the poet 's true feelings and love for nature. Wordsworth 's poem embodies language and imagery in almost every single line; showing the poet 's true love for nature accompanied by simple common-man language. It is worth mentioning that Wordsworth 's poem was meant to be read by the masses, unlike his predecessors, who thought of poetry as being limited to the elite and educated classes. Wordsworth, like many poets of his era, "Entered the era