Month: September 2015

Analysis Of Ode To A Grecian Urn By John Keats

Poet’s Background, Style And Language:He was an English poet born in London in 1795. He first went into Medicine but later on turned a poet at age 21, he died in 1891.It is a poem of five stanzas of equal length of ten lines each with a partial rhyming scheme. It is both objective and […]

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Analysis Of The Sun Rising By John Donne

If you wonder what poetic devices occured in the poem? Personification has to be reckoned with. John Donne is known to be poet of personification and in this poem_ like several others, the sun personified a lot; it was written like a proper noun in the poem “Sun”. It was also made a workaholic and […]

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Describe Ambush As Metaphor Of Societal Evil

WHAT IS METAPHOR?According to wikipedia, “A metaphor is a figure of speech that identifies something as being the same as some unrelated thing for rhetorical effect, thus highlighting the similarities between the two.”Following an online dictionary, it can also be called a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something […]

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Analysis Of Weigh Your Words By Crispin George

Crispin George was a Sierra Leonean born in 1902. He published his own poetry anthology Precious Gems Unearthed by an African and nearly all his poems were non-political but strongly religious; the poem “Weigh Your Words” is quite no exception. “Weigh Your Words” is a poem describing the goods and dangers words can cause then […]

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Thematic Analysis Of Ambassadors Of Poverty By Phillip Umeh

THEMATIC ANALYSIS(a) Theme Of Poverty And Suffering(b) Theme Of Selfishness(c) Theme Of Deceitfulness(d) Theme Of Political And White-collar Corruption(e) Theme Of Negligence And Nonchalance Theme of poverty and suffering must come to mind first in this poem. It is the outcome of mismanagement, embezzlement, and awkward supremacy within the country that led the poet to […]

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Analysis Of The Immigrants By Margaret Atwood

The Immigrants is a poem with expected poetic devices as follow: Repetitions found in the poem are land, unknown, further, year, poor, wood glass. Assonances are “to be told” “the old one, sow” “I wish I could”. Alliterations are “gallstones in glass bottle” “carry their carpetbags” “flat the green fruit”. Margaret Atwood wrote this 9 […]

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Like You By Rene Philombe (translator Samuel C. Enunwa)

I’ve knocked your doorI’ve knocked your heartfor a worm sleepfor warmthwhy ignore me?Open up, my brother!… Why ask mewhether I’m an Africanwhether I’m an Americanwhether I’m an Asianwhether I’m European?Open up, my brother!… I’m not blackI’m not redI’m not yellowI’m not whiteof course, I’m not that man;Open up, my brother!… Open up your doorOpen up […]

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Emily Bronte (30/07/1818 – 19/12/1848)

Emily Bronte was an English poet and novelist; the author of Wuthering Heights.I never knew Emily among poets until Daniel Aribido gave me her novel: “Wuthering Heights” as a gift. Ever since, her poem has been a motivation to me. EMILY BRONTE’S POEM: “Riches I hold in light esteemAnd Love I laught to scorn,And Lust […]

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