Consider the various groups of poems that we have studied the past two sessions: poems about the natural world, poems about cities and civilization, poems and sex and love, […]
Poems about Cities and Civilizations: Hughes, “Harlem,” “Good Morning,” “Same in Blues” (pp. 472-4) Auden, “September 1, 1939” (pp. 504-6) Lowell, “For the Union Dead” (pp. 634-6) Hugo, […]
Rumi’s poetry is exotic, didactic, and centers around love. Pick one of his poems from this selection and analyze it focusing on any one theme within the poem. […]
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47559/mother-to-son In the poem, “Mother to Son,” by the esteemed Langston Hughes, Hughes uses rich imagery and symbolism to portray a mother’s message to her son as well as […]
This paper is about analyzing the themes of travels, Nature and Space in her poetry of Elizabeth Bishop. Three of her poems are the center of this paper: 1) "Twelfth […]
Following is “Pragmatist” by Edmund Conti. What kind of poem is this (3 points)? Define this term (4 points). As you remember from our “Death” unit, we examined how different […]
The Romantics thought that people could turn to nature for comfort. They also identified another important role for nature in people’s lives—that of teacher. Now that you have read poems […]
What role does ecphrasis play in Hellenistic poetry? How does Hellenistic ecphrasis relate to that of earlier Greek literature?
Using “Nightsong: City,” identify the extended metaphor in the poem and provide an example in the form of aquotation of one of the extended metaphor. Explain what your example is […]
Explain the extended metaphor of female oppression in “Diving in the Wreck.” Make sure to use as manyspecific examples and details as possible.