Essays on Poems

The Theme Of Death In The Works Of Christina Rossetti And Sylvia Plath

The Theme Of Death The theme of death is a recurrent theme among poetry, capable to provide a wide spectrum of ideas used to present a message to the reader without facing fear. Emily Dickinson and Sylvia Plath are among the many poets who regularly feature the theme of death in their works.  Rossetti was...
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The Female Is Nothing But The Body: Chaucer’s The Merchant’s Tale And Milton’s Paradise Lost

In the context in which these two texts were written, from the medieval universe of Chaucer to the Restoration Period in which Paradise Lost[footnoteRef:1] was written, it’s fascinating to examine the image of women in the eyes of people during these differing eras. Before exploring such perceptions we must understand the implication of the statement-...

Remember By Christina Rossetti And Sonnet 14 By John Donne

The topics of love & death are very relevant in the poems “Remember” by Christina Rossetti and “Batter my heart, three-persona’d God” by John Donne. In both poems, the authors express different kinds of emotions such as fear, selfishness, and dominance to illustrate the emotions. In Remember, the persona has fears of being forgotten by...
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Struggle Between Expectations And Individualism

It is not uncommon to come across a story that has a hidden meaning to it. A common meaning between “Our Town”, “ The Interlopers “, and “ The Mending Wall ” would be the struggle between expectations and individualism. Frost shows us how people who simply follow traditions just for the sake of it...
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Canterbury Tales: Literary Analysis

In the Canterbury Tales, “Prologue” author Geoffrey Chaucer tells the tales of thirty pilgrims going on a pilgrimage as they engage in storytelling. During the pilgrimage we are introduced to one of the characters called the Summoner. The Summoner is someone the ecclesiastical court hires to bring before them to punish for their spiritual crimes....
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Sylvia Plath’s Daddy And Roethke’s Daddy

In the two poems “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath and “My Papa’s Waltz” by Theodore Roethke the main subjects for both were their father. Both poems “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath and “My Papa’s Waltz” by Theodore Roethke have a comparison of trying to depict the relationship between a father and their child. Both poems have a negative...
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Fourteenth-century English Society In The Canterbury Tales

In perusing Geoffrey Chaucer’s most sensational exhibition of pictures in The General Prologue of his most prestigious work, The Canterbury Tales, one comprehends why he is regarded as the Father of the English Literary Canon. Chaucer, in contrast to nobody of his time, set out to advise new and interesting stories essentially to engage fourteenth-century...
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Fate In Aeneid By Virgil

Every human is scared of death, fate, and destiny, and every human tends not to bring up this topic. While many people believe in life after death, most people choose to keep away from the topic because of fear of the mysterious afterlife. However, when people decided to discuss what they think about the fact...
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