As you read these poems you will be able to see how these three women endured hard times by keeping their faith in God and believing in him during their journey. The poem, “Here Follows Some Verses Upon the Burning of Our House,” by Anne Bradstreet, shows the reader the theme of perseverance by having faith in God. She adds plenty of allusions in this poem, most being towards God. Her theme of perseverance is demonstrated throughout most of the poem by having these allusions towards God. Anne
In the poem “The Raven” the mood is also sad. In the poem, it says, “From my books surcease of sorrow—sorrow for the lost Lenore—” (10). This line from the text tells us that the reader is sorrow for his lost love, Lenore. Lastly, a piece of evidence from “The Raven” is, “Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door” (101).
The two poems also reveal the narrators ' memories and shows how fast time can go and what was meaningful in the narrators’ childhood is gone. The two poems share the themes of Love, Childhood memories, and endeavors of the male parent. Likewise, the two poems contrast like love, reflected by the two fathers, the memories of childhood and the narrator’s feelings about their memories. The two
Throughout the poem, death is a major event as the writer states, “the affrighted steed ran on alone,” “These men were born to drill and die,” and “Raged at his breast, gulped and died.” The home is another theme which took place in the poem. The home is away from the battlefield but just because it's far away, doesn't mean it's not affected by war. The homes of the maiden, the babe, and the mother are broken into pieces. There is somebody missing in all of them which is a lover, a father, and a son. War doesn't just take lives nut it destroys homes and families as well.
These themes are very common because a lot of people struggle with these issues. A lot of people deal with loss the same way as the daughter did. They regret the bad things they did to the person they lost, but are happy about the great memories they still have. It is very clearly shown that the daughter regrets certain things she has done to her father: “though many of my truths/must have grieved him/before the end”, but it also shown that she is grateful about the happy memories and that she misses the good times with him: “How I miss my father!/He cooked like a person/dancing/in a yoga meditation”. Through this the theme is clearly identifiable.
In the profound poems “Lament” by Gillian Clarke, “Report to Wordsworth” by Boey Kim Cheng, and “Before the World Intruded” by Michele Rosenthal, the theme of nostalgia is explored through unique stories. Initially, the poem, “Lament” describes the horrible scenes that occurred during the Gulf War, the poem “Report to Wordsworth” is written as a report to Wordsworth, who greatly appreciated nature during the industrial revolution where he defended it, which as a result urges humans to feel empathy for nature due to all the horrible things humans do to it, while on the other hand the poem “Before the World Intruded” introduces the life of a grown-up who misses their infant years and wants to return back to what they define as the golden age of life. Hence, the authors of the poems “Lament”, “Report to Wordsworth”, and “Before the World Intruded” explore the theme nostalgia through the use of diction, structure, and figurative language. Initially, through the use of diction in each poem, the reader can identify words that relate to loss, regret, and sadness. Primarily, in the poem, “Lament”, the words “loss”, “death”, “sickness”, “funeral” “dying”, “burden”, and “burnt” are all a connotation of loss, death, and regret.
Entirely, this poem is filled with hope and excitement. The feeling of hope and love is restored in the readers mind, because these are the feelings that surround the environment of the unborn
The theme of this poem is that loss and denial are part of the human experience and effect everyone differently. Hughes tries to demonstrate the trauma that comes as an aftermath of this event, and uses various similes to present it. While a negative part of human life, failure is key for development. Hughes teaches us that the pain caused by a broken dream must be endured in order to move on, grow, and become wiser from your
And seeing the child, he sings the song in joyful manner. The child becomes so happy listening the song he asks to pen it down on paper. The way the scene progresses here, it’s quite similar to life of poet himself the way he moves ahead in life from inspiration, the music, to the initial compositions of the poem, the lyrics, and finally the creative act of putting the words on paper. The child had specifically requested shepherd to sing the song of lamb, and the figure of lamb represents Jesus, the innocent, spotless lamb of Christianity. Then when Shepherd writes down in his diary that “all may read the songs with joy”, similarly the poet wants his songs, thoughts to reach a wider audience.
“Fear,” “Hurt,” “Kinds of Tears,” and “Tears” are examples of poems which suggest the sense of self pitying sentimentality which marks so many of the deleted poems. Jennings is so obsessed with visions of despair, and with her need to give expression to sad