Didn T Care Sylvia Plath
2,011 wordsA Critique of the Poem " Daddy" In the poem " Daddy, " Sylvia Plath describes her true feelings about her deceased father. Throughout the dialogue, the reader can find many instances that illustrate a great feeling of hatred toward the author? s father. She begins by expressing her fears of her father and how he treated her. Subsequently she conveys her outlook on the wars being fought in Germany. She continues by explaining her life since her father and how it has related to...
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1,453 wordsLife, Death, and Continuous Change 9; (Three themes prevalent in Terry Wolverton? s Mystery Bruise) What is this that takes the immoral, the wicked, and the weak? What is this that takes the righteous and the strong. We have referred to it as our end, departure, extinction, impending doom, eternal rest, last sleep, and most certainly our final summons -at least, as far as known life is concerned-. The Bible has named it, " the latter end" . Shakespeare has called it " the journ...
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1,373 wordsIn examining the four father poems, I chose to talk about " Breakings" , " Black Walnuts" , and " My Papas Waltz" . In each of the three poems the speaker reminisces about memories he has with his father that take place when the speaker was young. The three texts discuss the fathers importance in the sons maturation. In the poem entitled " My Papas Waltz, " the author is writing about a son and his father doing some sort of activity. Throughout the poem so...
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4,882 wordsReprinted from the book, FROM MODERN TO CONTEMPORARY: AMERICAN POETRY 1945 - 1965 by James E. Breslin published by the University of Chicago Press, copyright? 1983, 1994 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. This text may be used and shared in accordance with the fair use provisions of US and international copyright law and agreement, and it may be archived and redistributed in electronic form, provided that this entire notice, including copyright information, is carried and provide...
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4,897 words" I Came To Talk You Into Physical" I Came To Talk You Into Physical Splendor': On The Poetry Of C. D. Wright" by Stephen Burt Stephen Burt Other poets have long admired C. D. Wright for her compact, spiky, forceful language, and for her depictions of bodily sensation and sexual life. 1 Those depictions, and their word-hoards, took two decades to emerge: a full description of Wrights achievement ought to show both her big changes of style and the way each of her books of poetry ge...
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2,475 wordsN. Scott Momadays: Biographical, Literary, And Multicultural N. Scott Momadays: Biographical, Literary, And Multicultural Contexts Kenneth M. Roemer Momaday's Major Works The Journey of Tai-me. Santa Barbara: Privately Printed, 1967. House Made of Dawn. New York: Harper & Row, 1968. The Way to Rainy Mountain. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1969. Angle of Geese and Other Poems. Boston: Going, 1974. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976. The Names: A Memoir. New York...
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6,091 wordsOn 341 (" After Great Pain, A Formal On 341 (" After Great Pain, A Formal Feeling Comes" ) Clean Brooks and Robert Penn Warren [" After great pain, a formal feeling comes" ] is obviously an attempt to communicate to the reader the nature of the experience which comes " after great pain. " The poet is using the imagery for this purpose, and the first line of the poem, which states the subject of the poem, is the only abstract statement in the poem. The pain is o...
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5,953 wordsAdrienne Rich There is one poem which is the real " onlie begetter" of my thoughts here about Dickinson; a poem I have mused over, repeated to myself, taken into myself over many years. I think it is a poem about possession by the daemon, about the dangers and risks of such possession if you are a woman, about the knowledge that power in a woman can seem destructive, and that you cannot live without the daemon once it has possessed you. The archetype of the daemon as masculine is begin...
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5,115 wordsNeal Bowers This is not collage, because the assorted elements are not reduced to static snapshots of the city. Instead, they appear and pass away as OHara walks through them. The effect is something like a motion picture, with OHara in each frame. Saying what all the details mean is easy they mean whatever they are, and their importance lies in their randomness and transience Everything has equal significance Puerto Ricans, dead friends, a warehouse and OHara, caught up in the fullness of such ...
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9,029 words1922, On " An Octopus" In 1922, Marianne Moore made the first of two trips to Bremerton, Washington, for long summer visits with her brother. On the first trip, the family traveled up to Paradise Park on Mount Rainier for an overnight stay. Moore photographed the dramatic Nisqually Glacier and took close-ups of alpine flowers. She and her brother joined a hiking party and climbed up to the ice caves, the greatest distance visitors can reach without full climbing gear. Back in New York,...
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8,487 wordsRobert Pinsky In Elizabeth Bishops bizarre, sly, deceptively plainspoken late poem " Crusoe in England, " the famous solitary looks back on his life near its end, recalling his isolation and rescue in ways deeper and more unsettling than Defoe could have dreamed. After painting the hallucinatory, vivid island, with hissing volcanoes and hissing giant turtles an unforgettable terrain Bishops Crusoe muses on the dried-out, wan relics of a life. From The New Republic (197 Joanne Feet Dieh...
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3,493 wordsDavid R. Weimer For the present, I wish only to illustrate what may be done in the reconstruction of labor history by using kinds of materials and of interpretation not ordinarily treated as relevant to this pursuit, and by setting forth the workers attitudes toward something quite inadequately described in existing studies the worker, himself, as a human being. Our microcosm will be the American Federation of Labor from its origins in 1881 to World War I, in the green years when trade-union lea...
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7,416 wordsLee Edelman Commentaries on " In the Waiting Room" the to agree that the poem presents a young girls moment of awakening to the separations and the bonds among human beings, to the forces that shape individual identity through the interrelated recognitions of community and isolation. [... ] What, one might ask, is so strange about critical agreement on the literal events that take place within the poem? One response to such a question might begin by observing that the text itself seems...
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4,028 wordsDonald K. Gutierrez Kenneth Rexroth, who was born in l 905 and died in l 982, was a major American poet. He wrote poetry for over sixty years, and though he had some recognition during his lifetime, it was far less than his work (prose as well as poetry) deserved. A bohemian, an astute literary and social critic and radical, an autodidact and polymath, a transvaluational thinker and wit, confabulatory, " a translator of poetry from half a dozen languages, Rexroth failed to gain the recognit...
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2,715 wordsOn " On Seeing Larry Rivers Washington Crossing On " On Seeing Larry Rivers Washington Crossing The Delaware" Brad Gooch OHara and Rivers were both obsessed that season with the Russians. Ohara's obsession was with Mayakovskys, who had so stridently declared that " The poet himself is the theme of his poetry" and " The city must take the place of nature, " and from whom OHara had picked up what James Schuyler has described as " the intimate yell. " (I...
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7,301 wordsMutlu Kong Blazing " One Art" not only effects such poetic reversals but exposes them as affected. Bishops choice of a villanelle, a traditional form of repetition that promises to make " art" out of " losing, " seems to support the opening assertion, but the negatives cast doubt on the project at the outset: The art of losing isnt hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Yet the title tells us that the ar...
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1,345 wordsRobert Kern In a more recent poem, on the other hand, Snyder seems to go to the opposite extreme, offering an explicit, self-conscious instance of metonymic closure that underlines rather than hides the differences between the poem as a poem and its sources in external experience. At the end of " Straight-Creek Great Burn, " the poet sees (or hears) " A whoosh of birds" fly up into the sky. Their flying is " all apart" and yet also " of one... mind, " and ...
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7,474 wordsWilliam H. Pritchard On December 16, 1916, he received a warm letter from Meiklejohn, looking forward to his presence at Amherst and saying that that morning in chapel he had read aloud " The Road Not Taken, " " and then told the boys about your coming. They applauded vigorously and were evidently much delighted by the prospect. " Alexander Meiklejohn was an exceptionally high-minded educator whose principles and whose moral tone toward things may be illustrated most briefly ...
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8,423 wordsRuth Stone: Voice From Society's Margins, By Ruth Stone: Voice From Society's Margins, By Mary Ann Wehler Mary Ann Wehler Ruth Stone was forty-four when she published her first book, In an Iridescent Time, in 1959. In fact, Norman Friedman states in his essay, " The Poetry of Ruth Stone" (46) that Stone had mastered the elegant formal conventions of that era. Soon after, Harvey Gross deems in his article, " On the Poetry of Ruth Stone, " that Stone was versed in " balanc...
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1,036 wordsRobert Frost is often referred to as a poet of nature. Words and phrases such as fire and ice, flowers in bloom, apple orchards and rolling hills, are all important elements of Frosts work. Remove them and something more than symbols are taken away. These? benign objects provide an alternative way to look at the world and are often used as metaphors to describe a darker view of nature and humans. In Frosts poetry, the depth is as important as the surface. The darker aspects of Frosts poetry are ...
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