In conclusion, Owen created an anti-poem war that aimed to convey “the pity of war”. He effectively does this by using very sympathetic and descriptive words. He makes the soldier's life sound dreadful through isolation, regret, rejection, immaturity and the painful remembrance of
“She is a force. Like a hurricane.” (The Marriage of Opposites.46) Motherhood and relation with nature are the most obvious issue in this novel by Hoffman. She illustrates the true emotion of mothers through their children and also the suffering and pain that caused by male society. They try to release themselves from the restraints of the social and political rules to have the life they expect. One of the crucial problems we face today is the decadence of the nature that its social consequences on human life.
The poem 's diction keeps emphasizing on death and the horrors of it which is intense. The era that this poem was written in influenced the tone because at that time no matter if the battle is won or lost the soldiers who sacrificed themselves should be honored no matter what, and should be acknowledged. In Mary Borden’s The Song of The Mud, the tone is sarcastic and ironic but still gruesome about war and going into the wars, the title of this poem is a great example of how ironic Mary is about war; in this title the reader would infer “song” is joyful and positive but then “mud” is negative and unpleasant. She believes that wars strip soldiers of their value and that no human being should experience the horrors of
While the message of these poems are very similar, they present the destruction of nature in drastically different ways. Boey Kim Cheng portrays the destruction of nature in the poem Report to Wordsworth by creating a sense of urgency through the use of personification and idioms. This is shown particularly in the first lines of the poem, in the quote “You should be here, Nature has need of you”. The word “You” most likely refers to the reader. This creates a link between the reader and the text, which makes the text feel more engaging and personal.
CRA: Anzaldua Borderlands In her poem “Borderlands,” Gloria Anzaldua strategically exposes readers to the true form of the Borderlands region as she conveys the internal incongruity that is rife with this state. As she characterizes the nature of the Borderlands, extending the idea of the Borderlands from a geographical region to an extensive social phenomenon, Anzaldua emulates an experience that is shared by many; conquered by fear. Anzaldua cogently employs the use of distinct structural elements within her poem as a form of illustrative depiction in order to express to readers the strenuous relationship between the inhabitants and their environment. The essence of this relationship is expressed through the internal conflict, both within
His writing has been exploring of the painful psychological impact of colonial cultural decline. Comrade Mzala rightly opines that “Art is an important weapon in the struggle; it either reinforces or undermines the power of the oppressor”. Through the novel Petals of Blood and Matigari we see Ngugi writing as a strong social satire. Both novels portray the life after colonial era but the common thing is the same situation and problem faced by natives during colonialism. Ngugi works are characterized by criticism against European unacceptable law and injustice.
Thus, he implies that the arts, like his poetry have a duty to show the reality, rather than a beautified representation.Firstly, Through the title “A Mother in a Refugee Camp”, Achebe reveals the extent of human suffering, presenting the poem’s duty to show the reality of victims of war. The antithetical juxtaposition of “Mother”, which creates the sense of belonging, and the alienation suggested in the idea of “a Refugee Camp”, is indicative of the aura of loss presented throughout the poem. This idea is emphasised through the use of the indefinite article which suggests the fact that she is merely one of many whom have been destroyed by the power of war, a statistic. We are abruptly shaken from an image of tenderness and lead to a juxtaposed graphic, terrible
Tennessee Williams ’portraits of displaced women would help the process of the formation of individual subjective consciousness. By composing his play like this, Williams’ humanistic concern and his understandings of women are revealed. Among Williams’ legions of creation of characters, there is a commonality even though they’re people of different disciplines. In creating his distinctive characters, Williams illuminates the tragedy of the dreamer and has an absolute determination to destroy whatever is unique about herself or she would face annihilation. As Sally Johnson contends, Williams’ primary compassion in his plays is the plight of the individual while the other writers worship individual value(Johnson,1985:300).
Moreover, the use of enjambment or ‘run-on line’ for the second line gives a feeling of disruption for the reader by breaking the line. It adds rhythm and immediacy. Moreover, the heart, centre for emotions, is personified. This rhetorical device gives the heart human values and attributes and creates liveliness to the poem’s atmosphere. Elizabeth Bishop had a style which was unique, added with a combination of vivid imagery and intense language.
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.