modern poetry

  • Basics of LiteratureHow-Different-Narrative-Techniques-are-Used-in-Novels_-1

    What Narrative Techniques are Used in Modern Novels?

    Modern Age began proper from the start of the twentieth-century and it adopted the Victorian Age. In previous century the scientific innovations and theories introduced by Darwin, Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud held sway. They hit individual’s shattering beliefs badly. They progressed materially, however went astray. The young individuals through the first decade of the present century regarded the Victorian…

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    Analysis of “Musée des Beaux Arts” by W.H. Auden

    “Musée des Beaux Arts” is written in free verse, which means that the poem is actually “free” of meter, regular rhythm, or a rhyme scheme. The poem is split into two parts, an octave and a sestet, the octave rhyming “abbaabba‟ and the sestet normally rhyming “cdecde‟, free verse employs varying line lengths and an irregular rhyming pattern, typically shunning…

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    Among School Children; Appreciation

    “Among School Children” is a poem by William Butler Yeats. The poem was inspired by poet’s visit to convent school and possesses the themes of aging, unity of existence and body and soul relationship. The setting of the poem is convent school. The tone of poem is serious and thoughtful. The poem is written in first person narrative. It is…

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    Ted Hughes’ Poetic Style; A Review

    Ted Hughes’ poetic style is unique and he’s influenced by Hopkins, Dylan Thomas and Sylvia Plath. His typical tendency is to make use of powerful vocabulary and put phrases collectively in an uncommon mixture. Consequently, the readers are obliged to make a psychological effort to get the interpretations of the phrase mixtures. But it doesn’t imply that Hughes is incapable…

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    Animal Imagery in Ted Hughes Poetry

    Ted Hughes is considered as a famous modern poet. He is most profoundly concerned with the subject matter of his poetry. The major theme of his poetry as well as short stories is existence of man in relation to the universe. However, he’s also famous for his use of animal imagery in his poetry such as in one his poem…

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    Question on “Among School Children”

    Question: Elucidate that Yeats’ Among School Children deals with the anxieties of old age and decay. Yeats’ poetry communicates universal and potent ideas, which makes his poetry still  relevant and suits well for modernism. His unique philosophies and view points provide an opportunity to broaden our understandings and perspectives of life which are still relevant today in our society. Among…

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