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Ich Grolle Nicht" is a poem originally written by Heinrich Heine, and first set to music by German composer Robert Schumann. In 1899, American composer Charles Ives re-set the poem, putting his . . . .

David Herbert Lawrence was born in Eastwood, England in 1885. His father was a miner and his was mother a retired teacher. While young, Lawrence spent much of his time confined to his bed with . . . .

Walt Whitman - Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman was America personified. He was a man with a great deal of love for life and for his fellow man. This inner appreciation and joy about the world . . . .

In this essay, I will examine the poem, the Tyger, by William Blake. Specifically, I will begin by addressing the outer, or obvious, meaning of the poem. Following this discussion, I will give a . . . .

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, A Florida Folklife Writer

It is important when pursuing the study of history, not to get caught in the habit of reciting historical dates and facts. If this is the . . . .

We are so accustomed to thinking of William Wordsworth as the quintessential Romantic poet - a man in love with the idea of a simple life lived close to nature - that we are apt to overlook the . . . .

Classic Literature for a New Generation

When one watches "Rambo: First Blood Part II" are we actually watching a contemporary version of the Iliad about the ferocity of Achilles on and off . . . .

Life & Accomplishments of Sir Walter Raleigh

This paper presents a detailed look at the life of Sir Walter Raleigh. The writer of this paper takes the reader on an exploratory look at . . . .

THE BRIDE OF THE GREEK ISLE

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the poem "The Bride of the Greek Isle," by Felicia Hemans, and discuss the author's . . . .

Virgil's epic poem "The Aeneid" is often described as the poet's response to Homer's epics "The Iliad," and "The Odyssey" in that it details the Trojan War and its aftermath from the Roman . . . .

Constructing Gender Identity in the Poetry of Katherine Philips

Katherine Philips' poetry, superficially speaking, dealt with relationships and close interpersonal bonds between women, and . . . .

BEING BROUGHT FROM AFRICA

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the poem "Being Brought From Africa," by Phillis Wheatley.

PHILLIS WHEATLEY

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Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie," is a portrayal of the fragile psyches of its characters—an arrangement of tiny, delicate glass figurines whose essence of life can be shattered very . . . .

Unchanging Love

Early in the sixteenth century, a new form of poetry, strict in structure and form, was imported into English from Italy. The sonnet, a word derived from the Italian " . . . .

The Message of Empowerment in Dream Deferred, Dreams, and Daystar

Dream Deferred (Harlem) by Langston Hughes, Dreams by Nikki Giovanni, and Daystar by Rita Dove are most often categorized . . . .

PHILLIS WHEATLEY

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss Phillis Wheatley and the poem "Being Brought From Africa."

PHILLIS WHEATLEY

Phillis . . . .

IN A STATION OF THE METRO

The apparition of these faces in the crowd;

Petals on a wet, black bough.

Mike Meyer says that "images give us the physical world to experience in . . . .

In the work Half Humankind, Katherine Usher Henderson and Barbara McManus explore writings that deal with much anti-woman rhetoric and stereotypes of the day.

In Jane Anger's Her Protection . . . .

Dreams, though abstract in nature and, often, in content, seem to have very concrete and applicable roles for their possessors. Whether serving as a driving force behind the achievement of one's . . . .

We are not, we all know, supposed to judge books by covers.

But it is something entirely different to job a story by its form, for the way in which an author chooses to frame a story is as . . . .

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