Month: December 2015

Gbemisola Adeoti And Hard Lines

In this post, naijapoets.com tends to speak of the writing style of Gbemisola Adeoti, using the poem “Hard Lines” as a yardstick. It is now evident that Gbemisola Adeoti is a poet of justice. Most of his poems, not excluding Hard Lines, are always nailing the matter of injustice in the head. Lovely focus and […]

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Analysis Of The Proud King by William Morris

When it comes to the analysis of The Proud King by William Morris, naijapoets.com has taken time to examine the poem and compare it with other recommended reading for the final certificate examination (WASSCE/WAEC) The Proud King by William Morris is a 819-line-long poem about a proud king named Jovinian whose pride led him comparing […]

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Analysis Of How Do I Love Thee By Elizabeth Barrett Browning

This post is to be looking at the love poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning 1806-1861, titled: How Do I Love Thee? The poem is about all the sacrifices a genuine lover can make for love; these sacrifices include: sacrifice of life (line 3-4) sacrifice of belongings or properties to meet lover’s needs (line 5-6). It […]

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Analysis Of The Plumpuppets By Christopher Morley

Christopher Morley was fascinated by puppets, precisely, the little Plumpuppets. “Of all the good fairies that sends bairns to rest/ The little Plumpuppets are those I love best” (line 3 and 4). The poet saw them as the true “fairies of beds” in line 9. Christopher Morley explained that they are capable of perfecting the […]

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Is God Omnipotent In The Pulley By George Herbert

The previous naijapoets.com post on The Pulley by George Herbert, outlined few different themes in the poem. This post is going to consider just two of those themes by comparing them with the expression that says “Is God Omnipotent In The Pulley By George Herbert?” To begin with, omnipotence is the quality of having unlimited […]

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What Are The significances Of The Three Animals In The Poem Ambush By Gbemisola Adeoti

What are the significances of the three animals in the poem Ambush by Gbemisola Adeoti? ANSWER:According to the question, the three animals in the Ambush by Gbemisola Adeoti, are (1) Giant Whale (2) Giant Hawk (3) Sabertooth Tiger. They all symbolized different atmospheres of catastrophe in the poem. Clogging ambitions, creating tensions, spreading deceits. Hameed, […]

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Analysis Of A Bus Ride By U I Ukwu

This poem is so real that anyone can relate it with his or her own bus ride experiences. The poem holds human characters like conversations “on every side there’s animated talk” in line 7; gossip from line 1-3 of the poem “Two ample women… discussed their friends for all the world to hear” and from […]

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