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    I wrote this poem attempting to emulate the style of Theodore Roethke, specifically his poem “My Papa’s Waltz”. The inspiration of this poem was a camping trip and a hike me and my friends went on a couple of years ago. I used Roethke’s ABAB rhyme scheme and attempted to keep a similar meter. I also used the same style of syntax seen in “My Papa’s Waltz”, by using two lines of a stanza as one sentence. I attempted to convey the sense of wonder and nature I felt while on the trip, and I think this

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    Long Distance Poem

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    of blue hair. The language is colloquial, also reinforcing the idea of rebellion, and the brackets in the first stanza reflects on the informality of the tone. On the contrary, in ‘Long Distance’, the poem follows a rhyme scheme of ABAB in the first three stanzas and an ABBA rhyme scheme in the last stanza, succeeding the contour of an

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    Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”, Emily Dickinson’s “Wild Nights – Wild Nights!” and the legendary William Shakespeare’s “Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds” differ in many ways, they contain several similarities, including theme, language, rhyme scheme, meter, and stanza forms. The first similarity that these poems contain is the theme. “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou has a theme of rebellion, using metaphors, similes, and irony. Her nonchalant attitude about the way she is perceived

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    iambic pentameter, has the same rhyming scheme and the correct number of lines. For starter, the passage is written in iambic pentameter, which means that one syllable is unstressed, while the other is stressed. An example of this is in line 4, the word to, is unstressed, while smooth is stressed, and the pattern continues... In addition, the passage includes the correct rhyming pattern of a sonnet. This pattern is ABAB CDCD EFEF GG, where each line rhymes with its matching letter. I have marked

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    Petrarch Sonnet Analysis

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    The sonnet was an important part of Renaissance literature. After its invention, by Petrarch in Italy, the beloved poem form spread over Europe (Baldick para 1). Though every country adjusted the strict pattern to their own liking, the main form of the rather short fourteen line poem remained (Baldick para 4). Originally the sonnet was designed as love poems, which would later be elaborated to discuss several themes. Petrarch, as well as later, William Shakespeare and Sir Philip Sidney, wrote their

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    Request to a year and Woman to child composed by Judith Wright, explores the intimate relationships that evolve around family, personal development, and childhood. Bruce Dawe’s Homecoming and Gwen Harwood’s Barn Owl both encapsulates the consequences and emotions that encompass the loss of innocence. Wright, Dawe and Harwood have used particular and concise textual features to express to the reader their individual ideas and relationships with their subjects and its symbolic links with their own

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    each followed by an accented one - as the rest of the play is, but with the characteristic that it rhymes. The soliloquy is composed of “heroic couplets” - rhyming verse in iambic pentameter- in opposition to “blank verse” - unrhymed iambic pentameter- which is the predominant type of verse in the play. Helena’s soliloquy, formed, as mentioned before, by heroic couplets, follows the rhyme scheme AABBCC as can be seen in this extract: “Things base and vile, folding no quantity, (A)
Love can transpose

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    Sonnet 138 is composed of significant lies that glue a relationship intact. As a matter of fact, the lies represent the realities of the truth. Furthermore, the fabrications revolve around a couple, a man and his lady that lie to each other to stay happy. The writer theorizes that this sonnet is intended to make readers aware of his treacherous relationship with his mistress. Interestingly, the author, William Shakespeare, writes one hundred and fifty-four total sonnets. Uniquely, Sonnet 138 is one

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    Make it Stop Hosseini’s novel, The Kite Runner, explores deeply the topics of pain and punishment. He shows how the the pain characters receive affect their lives. Most characters suffer from physical pain, but what really haunts them is their emotional pain. Through his novel, Hosseini demonstrates how people often seek physical punishment in order to escape their emotional pain, but are not able to. Physical punishment is preferable due to the fact that emotional pain is much stronger than physical

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    Emily Dickinson was a poet who wrote over 1,800 poems mostly about death even though she was young. Emily Dickinson’s writing was different than many other poets in the 19th century. Dickinson’s writing incorporated her emotions, metaphors, broken rhyming meter, use of dashes, and intentional capitalization unnecessary words. Dickinson’s fascination in nature that is exposed through her continues theme of nature’s beauty and the gothic movement in 19th century England most heavily influenced Dickinson’s

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    The proper historical orientation is very important to realize and restate the inherent forms of violence in The Color Purple. The era of racial segregation and black woman’s turmoil is critical in forming Walker’s vision in The Color Purple. Though much has been talked about feminist issues and political elements in the novel, yet very few have critically analyzed it as a novel of Violence- Violence through acts, speeches and social commentary. It is a story which links silence to violence. Before

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    Symbolism can be defined as the use of symbols that an author uses to suggest more than the literal meaning of the object .Symbolism often allows the reader to understand the text better and connect with the story on a different level. In The Handmaid’s Tale, symbolism can be seen in various parts of the novel. One of the most common type of symbolism that can be identified in the text is through the use of colours. One of

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    In this assignment I will attempt to briefly discover and discuss the factors which caused Macbeth’s fall from grace. There are arguably many factors that affected Macbeth; however I will not discuss them all. In Particular I will attempt to discuss the effect each of The Witches, King Duncan, MacDuff, Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth himself. The first factor that had affected Macbeth early on in the play are The Witches. The Witches are mainly portrayed as ugly hags who find joy in the suffering

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    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams both feature a character who is unwilling to let go of the past. In The Great Gatsby, we see that Gatsby, the main character’s neighbor, longs for the love that he used to have with a girl he met before going off to war, Daisy. In “The Glass Menagerie” Amanda Wingfield, the mother of the Tom Wingfield the main character, is always rambling on about the past relationships she had. She only knew how to talk about

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    The poem “Ozymandias” written by Percy Bysshe Shelly tells a tale of a journey to a desert, in which, the author meets a traveler from an ‘antique land.’ The traveler tells the author about two large stone legs standing in the desert. Close to the legs lies another large stone, but this one has a face. The face is distinguished by a look of anger or sadness. In the sand, there is a pedestal that has a message inscribed on it – the message reads: ‘My name is Ozymandias, king of kings/ Look on my works

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    This analysis study compare three Chinese translation versions of the Hamlet (by William Shakespeare) Act III, Scene IV (excerpt: from “Enter Queen” to “Exit ghost”). These three versions are translated by Lin Tongji in 1982, Peng Jingxi in 2001 and Zhu Sheunghao in 1994. In here, different translation will have total diverse from each other. Analyzing which version is better from its translation style, equivalence, vocabulary and Xindaya, etc. In the following section, the analysis will divided

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    Expressing Our Authentic Voice-Throat Chakra The first of the spiritual chakras, the Throat Chakra. It is the fifth of the seven major chakras also known as Vishuddha. Vishuddha is interpreted as purification in the Sanskrit translation. The Throat Chakra bridges the heart and the mind. It is not about who you are. It is about how you communicate who you are to others. The Throat Chakra is located in the throat near adam’s apple. The energy center is associated with your voice. A healthy chakra

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    Abstract In this research project the researcher will deals with the feministic approaches of Hamlet, characters of Ophelia and Gertrude and specifications of Shakespeare for female characters in his dramas. Researcher will mainly concern with the two characters of Ophelia and Gertrude. Shakespeare unjustified with these characters and researcher tries to highlight these in justifications at indigenous level. Several researches already conducted by many researchers at international level but locally

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    Sexual Racism in the American Societies The short story Naked by Joyce Carol Oates talks about anonymous female figure that lived a big shock because of the violent event she went through, that she was attacked by a group of children which includes boys and girls, the eldest child was 12 years old. The writer describes those children in the story that they were, “small pack of black children…” this quote from the story would give the reader a hint to think if this story is about racism in America

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    The idea of transformation has long been a well-used theme in Western literature. Popular examples include Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Virginia Woolf’s Orlando: A Biography. The following essay hypothesizes and analyzes the multiple award-winning movie The Silence of the Lambs produced in 1991 and the poem Lamia by the famous Romantic poet, John Keats based on the research question: Transformation of physicality in The Silence of the Lambs and Lamia. Previous researchers have presented and described

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