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December 02, 2021

Posts tagged "Do Not Go Gently"

Poetry Analysis of “Dolce et Decorum Est” by Wilfred Owen

Literature since the time of the Ancient Greeks glorified and glossed over the horrors of war, making it seem as a worthwhile, honorable, and romantic male endeavor. This same philosophy carried on even until past the time of America’s bloody  →

Poem Analysis of “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath : The Poetic Weight of Histor

The first two stanzas of the poem “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath are deceptively simple and sound more like a strange nursery rhyme than an angry depiction of the speaker’s father. An analysis of the straight rhyme scheme in “Daddy” by  →

Romanticism & “Frost at Midnight” by Coleridge and “Ode: Intimations of Immortality” by Wordsworth

One important aspect and recurring theme throughout romantic poetry is the connection between the natural world and children. In Coleridge’s “Frost at Midnight” and Wordsworth’s “Ode: Intimations of Immortality” childhood is a sacred time during which the natural and human realms become intertwined.  →