The life and literary work of Russian emigres draws upon a very distinct Russian tradition of intellectuals in exile. Both the Russian Empire and Soviet Union had many exiles, both inside the . . . .
The Metaphysical Poetry of John Donne
Donne's life and work are filled with occurrences that are reflected as paradoxical images in his work. The secret marriage with his wife, Ann for . . . .
Indeed. Gertrude Stein wrote for "herself" for many years prior to ever being noticed as the marvelously talented and versatile writer that she was. That . . . .
Allen Ginsberg's Howl and Other Poems
Allen Ginsberg is widely recognized as one of the loudest voices for the "Beat movement" that exploded on the American scene in the sixties. With his . . . .
Rhyming in Poetry
Poetry Analysis of "Annabel Lee" by Edgar Allan Poe and "Sonnet 73" by William Shakespeare
In poetry, the element of rhyming is an essential tool used . . . .
Poetic Analysis of "Divorces"
In contemporary poetry in American literature, conventional themes about the deconstruction of the family institution through the emergence of divorce as a . . . .
James Wright comments on life in an American steel town with his poem "Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio." Using free verse, Wright is nonetheless able to imbue the poem with . . . .
In John Milton's Paradise Lost, Milton tells of Satan's banishment from Heaven.
The entire event is first relegated to a handful of verses from the Christian bible book . . . .
WI AND LITERATURE
World War I was certainly one of the most productive periods in literature with millions of poets and authors emerging on the scene and each one contributing tremendously . . . .
Ralph Waldo Emerson's Influence on the Poetry of W. Whitman and E. Dickinson
During 19th century American literature, orthodox teachings and values are evident in most literary works, which . . . .
It is very difficult for a person giving a talk, unless it is an elegy or a speech at a best friend's wedding when the marriage is an error, to be melancholy. Nonetheless . . . .
The Statue of Liberty is the informal name of a huge monument standing in New York Harbor, one of the largest and busiest ports in the United States of America. Its actual formal name is "Liberty . . . .
The purpose of this paper is to introduce, discuss, and analyze three works of American poet Walt Whitman, "One's-Self I Sing," "Song of Myself" #s 1,6,9,10, . . . .
Emily Dickinson's Poetry Explored
Emily Dickinson's influences as well as her thoughts can certainly be seen in the context of her poetry. From her Puritan upbringing to her secluded . . . .
Analysis of W. H. Auden's
The Unknown Citizen"
Irony and satire are at the heart of W. H. Auden's poem, "The Unknown Citizen," which is about a man who remains unnamed throughout the . . . .
Edward Taylor and John Donne Examined
Hypothesis: Comparison and Contrast of John Donne and Edward Taylor
In "Upon a Spider Catching a Fly," Taylor is asking us to examine nature and . . . .
Pope's Essay on Criticism
Outline of Introduction
I. Pope asserts that faulty criticism is a vice, one that is potentially dangerous because of its powerful influence on the general . . . .
Analysis of Thom Gunn's Poetry
Imagery is perhaps one of the most compelling literary devices poets use to being their poems to life. Thom Gunn is such a poet. Gunn's poetry often centers . . . .
Comedy and Satire in "As You Like It"
William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It," provides us with colorful characters and hidden meanings, as reality becomes a blur in the satirical . . . .
American Literature - Robert Frost
The Natural Order
Robert Frost as a poet draws very strongly from nature. It seems that to him the external physical world of rocks and plants and . . . .
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