Month: October 2015

Analysis Of A Recollection By Frances Cornford

Frances Cornford (1886-1960) remembered an instance of someone announced dead when he was a very young boy; the person was a friend to his father and to him. He used to pay them visits until suddenly announced dead, while the adults were unhappy of the man’s death, the poet was happy he had known a […]

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Explain With Examples, The Use Of Synonym In Vanity By Birago Diop

What Is Synonym?Semantically, synonyms are words or phrases or expressions similar or of the same meaning. From the poem “Vanity”, we can rely on the use of repetitions as our yardstick. (To learn more about the use of repetition in Vanity by Birago Diop, we recommend: 3 Major Poetic Devices In Vanity By Birago Diop; […]

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Analysis Of An Irish Airman Foresees His Death

Analysis of An Irish Airman Foresees His Death by W. B. Yeats(naijapoets.com.ng)Image Source: thefamouspeople.com THE DENOTATION An Irish Airman Foresees His Death by W. B. Yeats is a poem of war where the speaker or the voice in the poem opened-up to his readers that his end will soon come through the flying of war […]

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Discuss The Absurdity Of War In The Dining Table By Gbanabom Hallowell

One of my student asked me: “Sir, how can someone explain the absurdity of war in The Dining Table by Gbanabom Hallowell?” How Pleasurable Is The Dining Table By Gbanabom Hallowell How To Describe Oppressing and Suffering In The Dining Table By Gbanabom Hallowell Judging from my own point of view, I believe her question […]

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Analysis Of The Mutineer’s Song By Remi Raji

POET:-Professor Remi Raji is a Nigerian poet, he works as a lecturer at University of Ibadan and he’s the author of Web Of Remembrance in which this poem is among. Themes:-(1) Rebellion:- There are expressions of resistance and resilience through the poem. The poet saw himself as victim of the dangers in his environment but […]

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Cultural Reflection From Abiku By John Pepper Clark

Abiku as the name implies is a situation where a child is given birth to in multiple times. It’s a Yoruba word and Yoruba people are very culturally oriented people where giving birth and naming ceremonies are vital culture of the Yoruba people because of the value attached to names and because of circumstances and […]

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