As with all the poems in the World’s Wife, Duffy follows the form of a dramatic monologue and through the first stanza draws attention to the history of male domination and female suppression by listing famously victimized women and revealing in Mrs. Beast’s tone, bitter resentment. Mrs. Beast rejects any wish associated with the male-oriented society reflecting Duffy’s rejection of society’s pre-occupation with victimized women and keeping them silenced. Carol Ann Duffy is considered to be one of the most admirable poets because she creates existing poetry in a form that uses biblical, historical, mythical, fictional figures, whose voice have not previously been heard. This is relevant for the portrayal of the male-oriented society because famous figures like Beauty and the Beast have been mentioned in
Angelou used questions to make the reader feel and understand her point of view. Maya Angelou’s work as a poet had very defined themes and styles. One of Angelou’s most iconic compositions is a poem of self-worth and perververenve deemed “Still I Rise.” The poem quickly draws the reader into the story through the use of rhetorical questions and continues this style as the poem progresses. “Did you want to see me broken? Bowed head and lowered eyes?” (“Still I Rise”).
The Trauma Theory is one of the most important psychoanalytic theories which attempts to focus on the relation between traumatic experience and the author's psychological development as well as on how this is reflected on the creative process itself (writing poetry). As far as the Traumatic Theory is concerned, writing poetry is seen as an attempt on the part of the poet to reveal the inner traumatic experience behind his/ her meanings and writings. Thus, it attempts reveal his/her inner traumatic experience. Trauma is original a medical term used to refer to “a wound or an external bodily injury” or “psychic injury that caused by emotional shock (The Oxford English Dictionary). From the psycho-analytical perspective, trauma is defined as physical or psychological threat to an individual’s physical integrity, sense of self, safety or survival.
This essay will examine the poetic similarities and differences between Thomas Wyatt’s poem “My galley” and Don Paterson’s poem “The Wreck”. These similarities and differences are seen through the use of imagery and poetic techniques, such as metaphors, tone of language and a lament. My galley is a love poem about troubles in a relationship written in the form of a sonnet. The sonnet is full of Petrarchan language and discourse for love with oxymoron. Wyatt had a very dramatic background where he was married to Elizabeth Brooke but this ended due to adultery.
It may take any form from heroic couplets to blank verse. While exploring the origin of epistolary form in poetry, the scholars could peg varied themes being dealt in the poems, from Philosophical concepts to daily mundane activities. Letters is a powerful medium that brings people together. Philosophers, sociologists, literary writers widely use the form of epistles to drive home their views and ideas effectively. Exploring the origin of epistolary poems lucidly illumines the fact that poets effuse their thoughts through epistles effectively.
Every individual experiences internal struggles in one way or another. Sara Teasdale shows these inner struggles throughout her poems. The literary devices incorporated in her poems help demonstrate this. Throughout Sara Teasdale 's poems, literary devices, including diction to change tone, juxtaposition, and personification are used to help convey the consistent theme of facing and overcoming an inner conflict. Of these literary elements, many are used in conjunction with one another.
The main purpose of this paper is to explore Kantian aesthetical notions inherent in the poetry of Coleridge. Coleridge’s reason, understanding, thoughts, sense, experience and imagination are guided by the Kantian principles of aesthetics. Kantian metaphors need to be explored, in order to
Her autobiography My Story appeared in 1976. Kamla Das primarily writes about her desire for and elusiveness of love, trap of matrimony, gender construction and discrimination, and nature, to name just a few prominent themes of her poetry. Commenting on her poetry, Rajiv Patke writes in An Illustrated History of Indian Literature in English: Her poetry may be narrow in focus, careless of decorum, unremitting in its intensity, reckless in its emotional abandon, lacking in irony. But there is no voice more direct in Indian poetry in English. It shatters more careful virtues into debris, offering simply the vulnerability of its own candour.
The volume Ariel is one of the last poems of her academic period. The theme of this volume is concerned with same old conflict and contradictions between love and hate, life and death in her personal as well as universal terms. Her thesaurus was her main source of inspiration. The distinguishingly smart and efficient wording of her early poetry takes one way from the actual Plath to different etymological sources or literary influences. She achieves the magic of poetic glory simply by the force of ordinary colloquial speech.
So what Is poetry and what does it need? Poetry is a form of literature which uses rhyme ,stanzas and poetic devices to get a message across in a short amount of words. What does poetry need it needs a message, tone, rhythm , mood and specific diction yet there are more but those are a few main aspects to poetry which add emphasis. Throughout the whole poem the word “ think