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December 02, 2021

Posts tagged "Persistent Themes in the Poetry"

Analysis and Summary of “Civil Disobedience” by Henry David Thoreau

In his essay “Civil Disobedience,” Henry David Thoreau opens by saying,  “I heartily accept the motto, ‘That government is best which governs least’” (  ), and then clarifies that his true belief is “‘That government is best which governs not  →

Poem Analysis of “Do Not Go Gently into That Good Night” by Dylan Thomas

In this analysis of “Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night” by Dylan Thomas, it will be explored how this is a poem that explores the helplessness associated with growing old and inching toward death. There are six stanzas  →

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 “Traveling Through the Dark” by William Stafford

The poem by William Stafford, “Traveling Through the Dark” presents readers with an uncomfortable and rather grim instance of the intersection of the natural world and that of man. Technology, in this case cars and the man-made road, are seen  →