Aristotle, in his Poetics considers poetry a mimes form that has language, rhythm and lyrics. Moreover, in those days, any literary piece of work could be written in lyrics. The using of delicate forms of transmitting the message distinguishes poetry from other forms of literary texts. (Billy Mills,2008) Samuel Taylor Coledrige has a famous quote: "I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is, prose - words in their best order; poetry - the best words in their best order." Well, I do not think there could be something more added, as long as we are all aware of the fact that poetry is a fine art that requires not only a developed vocabulary, but also a brilliant mind to put all those words in a specific order.
Anne Bradstreet states that “when she came into this country she found a new world and new manners, at which her heart rose in resistance” ( Baym, 2013, Pg. 110). Which is meaning that she has never felt so free and felt like she belonged. She believed that god has sent her through her path. Bradstreet wrote poetry to please her father when she was a young child.
(23) She then says that the reason for it was because of her family and teachers around her at a young age. (Larson 23) Larson then continues with the interview by asking Mora about that her poetry has interesting topics. (23) Mora explains that she writes about what she loves “family, the desert, Mexican culture. I’m also curious, so I savor stories and imagine the lives of others.”. (23) Mora explains that she “listens to a variety of voices girls and boys.” It lets her creative side come out
Literary Analysis for “Two Kinds” and “Rice and Rose Bowl Blues” (Revised Final Draft) In popular culture, we can always find different themes that the author or creator wants to convey in their work for the audience, a common one is following your heart. It is very important to be able to identify and analyze what message the author wants us to learn. In literature, themes are essential, because they give meaning to the story and enrich the content. The theme can be found through multiple literary devices, but in the case of ‘Two Kinds’ by Amy Tan and ‘Rice and Rose Bowl Blues’ by Diane Mei Lin Mark, two stories about girls breaking parental stereotypes, we see it through characterization. Characterization is very important because it shows us little clues of a character that eventually make up a bigger picture.
Poetry Analysis Once the poem “History Lesson” was written numerous poetry foundations celebrated it for many reasons. “History Lesson” not only makes an impact on literature today it has also impacted people also. This poem inspires people and moves them to the point to where they can find a personal connection to the poem itself and to the writer. Not only does it hold emotional value for those who were victimized and those whose family were victimized by the laws of segregation, but the poem is also celebrated for its complexity. The poem uses many techniques to appeal to the reader.
Concealing the Truth People have countless ways to express how they are feeling. One possibility can be writing a story to hide the ugly truth. One very interesting short story was written named How to talk to a hunter by Pam Houston. When reading the story we understand that it’s about a couple with both individuals having problems. However, we don’t get names throughout the story, besides pronouns that are in second person.
There were many excellent speakers at the UIL meet due to the event being a competition against speakers. The general function was for the speakers to compete against each other based on the poem that they had put together. The stories belong to different books and authors,but the speaker are allowed to move the sentence around or add an additional sentences from another author or book. The poetry pieces are about the examining our changing world. “The goal of this category is for the performer to examine his or her changing world in order to inform the audience
Many authors have their own person way of writing like including facts in their literary works or putting their own opinions into the mix. Emily Dickenson and Robert Frost are two poets that focus on themselves; they share their opinions, emotions, and thoughts through their writing and build a community of people who agree with them. Both of these talented writers are very keen on keeping a running theme that stands as their central idea; Emily’s poems are about seeing things in a new and different light while Robert’s poems are built around central metaphors and his past experiences. Aside from focusing on themselves, they have a few poems that describe the experience and emotions of an induvial person like Frost’s “Home Burial” and Dickenson’s “He ate and drank the precious words”. Emily Dickenson was a poet who expresses her deep emotions and thoughts that she experiences naturally over time; she doesn’t worry about getting things right nor does she worry about what people will think of her poems.
Critical Review on An End to Audience Literature is important in any one culture. Written word is used all throughout history, and it is transported all over the world. However spoken word is different, it is altered every single time that it is told. Every person tells a story differently, and everyone interprets a story differently. In the speech that Margret Atwood gave, An End to Audience, she uses many personal analogies to show how all a story teller can do is tell the kinds of stories that they wish to tell and hope that someone out in the world will want to listen, even if they are not in the same place or time as the story teller themselves.
Theodore Roethke writes with one of the most unique voices in poetry, its poems contain a richness of feelings communicated with pure honesty. In his poem “Meditation at Oyster Bay” the speaker draws the reader into his journey as he describes in great detail that entire he sees while meditating at this special place. The appeal of this poem is the visual effects; the reader can see what the speaker is describing. Roethke’s poetry about nature was one subject he focus on his writing was an outlet he used to deal with his trouble past. Born Theodore Huebner Roethke in Saginaw, Michigan to local farmers Otis and Helen Roethke who were owners of a beautiful greenhouse and his love of nature began here.