(Annabel Lee, lines 35-42) Edgar Allan Poe is renowned for his spooky writing style. Leaving most of his readers creeped out, Poe has shown that he also has a more compassionate side with his love pieces. Both death and love has made it into Poe’s poetry due to, one, the deaths of his mother, wife, and brother and, two, the deep care for his spouse. Without the influence from a monumental writer such as Poe, the entire horror genre would be
The story focuses entirely not only on the sexuality that holds the two men together, but also on the domestic relationship between them, their mutual concern for each other. She also describes the discrimination of old society to emphasize the obstacles that they have to face. “With two italicized paragraphs in present tense” (Sparknotes Web site), “Brokeback Mountain” begins by introducing the circumstance of the story’s protagonist, Ennis del Mar, after the story’s main events have taken place in order to describe his
Her troubled feelings are related to the tides, the strong emotions and the anxiety. As I pointed out, there is a clear comparison between the speaker´s father and her husband. Her father was a salesman, a talker, a person in love with maps and she wants in her life someone similar. The “new loves” in the poem are related to the infidelity. In the poem Daddy by Sylvia Plath, it appears different metaphors related to the speaker´s father which describe her ambiguous relationship.
In his poems Blackberry-Picking and Digging, Seamus Heaney unveils many events of his childhood along with his own feelings about his past. His emotions are very paradoxical and simple - he is overjoyed at first, and then suddenly becomes very sad and depressed in the second part of both of the poems. Such ironical emotions are used to give an impact on the readers as well as depicting how life could be simple and complicated at the same time. Literary devices such as alliteration and repetition, the clever use of structure, the senses used such as imagery and touch, and the inner meanings of the lines are used to communicate Heaney’s ironical feelings about his past. In the poem Digging, feelings of admiration and regret are shown, whilst
This structural progression we see, suggests that Jonson is struggling with his emotions and perhaps becoming overwhelmed with it all. Throughout the poem there are also many caesuras. He uses commas to produce this effect. This means that when we read it gives us the impression that he is stumbling over his words, which naturally ruins the flow in the poem. This gives us a more emotive response because we assume that Jonson is finding it difficult to talk about the death of his son, and so we sympathise with him.
Morrissey is very open about his struggles with depression before and throughout his career. In many ways Morrissey fought his depression with his music. His struggle allows for him to encapsulate a very raw and powerful message in his lyrics. He describes his song writing as “launching your own diary to music” (The Importance of Being Morrissey, 2003). The unique way that he tackles his thoughts and strong emotions in his lyrics and throughout his career have allowed for many people to get a true insight into his soul and deepest thoughts and desires.
The four stanzas depict the fears the myth making tendency of human beings and their liking to use this myths to explain and justify the lust, fear and violence they experience. Discontented Love in” The Unfulfilled” (1961) “The Unfulfilled” is from Jennings’ Anthology Song for a Birth or Death .By reading the title we get a first idea of what the poem is about. ‘The Unfulfilled’- we definitely do not expect the poem to be a happy one. The title of the poem is chosen successfully because it describes accurately the main theme of the poem. It is the story of the two people whose love remains unfulfilled.
I: What impressions do you form of the poet’s relationship with her father? Within the events of Sylvia Plath’s poem, Daddy, the speaker manages to emblematically illustrate her father through the usage of metaphorical descriptions that appear to evolve throughout the poem. Whilst the title in itself appears to paint the picture of innocence to the reader due to its childlike-esque connotations, the poem appears to be a more of widespread canvass of emotional distress and anger. Therefore, it also leads the reader to believe that the poet experienced a great deal of fear towards her father due to heavy implications of the usage of terrorization on the father’s part within the relationship. Moreover, it leads the reader to develop the impression that the poet and her father were estranged for a majority of their relationships.
Riddled with themes and motifs, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is an exquisite play that has been influenced by the lives of everyday people. Williams employs key features from human relationships in order to formulate this classic play. Family is a key aspect of both the play and our lives. The central conflict is between the family members over Big Daddy’s will. In this play, their family is put under a highly negative light, especially with Brick neglecting his own identity and the resentment of other family members towards Maggie.
The thematic dichotomy of power and powerlessness take many forms across a range of different poems that draw upon universal experiences as seen by the characters in “A Mother in a Refugee Camp” and “Follower”. They both emit the universal feeling of …; however, whilst one presents it as an empowering emotion, the mothers’ love can be considered as a cause of grief an suffering. By contrast, ”Ozymandias” explores a completely different form of power, that of excessive pride and vanity Seamus Heaney’s “Follower” explores a power dynamic between different generations in a family, and different types of occupation, in its focus on the poet’s feelings towards his father as both a child and an adult. As a child, the poet is presented as being in awe of his father’s power and expertise, and a wanting to follow in his footsteps. However, as an adult, the pet has chosen to work in the field of poetry, not agriculture, thus rejecting his father’s influence.