Poems Essay Topics

The poems No Problem

The poems No Problem written by Benjamin Zephania and Half-Caste written by John Aguard illustrate strong feelings towards race. The poets are writing about their feelings towards their life. Looking at them we can empathise with them and their plight. Comparing them allows us to experience their pain. Looking at the way they were written… View Article

Difference between poems

Both poems are a response to other people’s idea of the poet’s cultural identities. The poems are written as though the poet is replying to some one directly. ‘Half-Cast’ is about a multi cultural person who is standing up against racism and against people look down upon them because of their ethnicity. John Agard is… View Article

Comparing Poems

Identity is different for every person, it is what separates us all and makes us unique. Identity can be split into many categories. In the poem ‘Nothing’s Changed’, segregation is used to show us the poets feelings whereas ‘Half-Caste’ is mainly focused on racial equality. Each of the poets structure their poems in ways that express… View Article

Comparing poems

In this essay I am going to compare the way the theme of racism is dealt with in the poems ‘Half caste’ and ‘nothings changed’. I will analyse the poems and then compare them. The things I will be comparing are the similarities and differences, the layout and also the use of language. I will… View Article

Analysing And Contrasting Two Poems

The poet has described the sound of the whistle as a melody, which gives us the impression of a sound, which is very popular to the workers and a part of their daily routines. “The melody men & women built lives around”. This gives us an image of the workers being very unhappy with their… View Article

The poems of Seamus Heaney and D.H.Lawrence

The poets Seamus Heaney and D. H. Lawrence frequently describe their own childhood memories in their poems. ‘Mid-Term Break’ and ‘The Early Purges’ by Heaney, both show great examples of the way Heaney felt about many things, like death and relationships, as do the poems ‘Piano’ and ‘Discord in Childhood’ by D. H. Lawrence. Lawrence… View Article

Violence and Crime

In the last sentence, the immense power of the darkness is revealed when MacCaig points out that “no stockades can keep the midnight out. ” The darkness seems so immensely powerful and lethal because stockades are barriers make to stop anything that comes against it. So if we can’t keep the darkness away from NY,… View Article

The three poems in Section

Compare the three poems in Section I, Childhood, and explain how clearly you think they illustrate some of the problems of being a child. The poems ‘Half-past two’, ‘Piano’ and ‘My parents kept me away from Children who were Rough’ are all about the theme childhood. Of the three, ‘My parents kept me away from… View Article

The three poems

The manipulation of dialogue within a text can impact greatly on the audiences’ perception of character and situation. The module ‘Experience through language’ has revealed the way in which dialogue can be used to portray characters and situations in a variety of contexts. The three poems ‘Enter without so much as knocking’, ‘Weapons training’ and… View Article

Emma Gifford Poems

Hardy shows a various amount of thoughts, feelings and concerns throughout the ‘Veteris Vestigia Frammae’ section of his poems. These emotions always differ depending on the memory he is recalling to the place where it took place and even general differences between the way he feels about his late wife, Emma. To start with in the… View Article

Journal on Poems

The poem portrays the definitions of sanity and madness. However, these definitions vary from the perspective of people and the surroundings as pointed out in the second line. In other words, the poem points out that for certain people, something normal is considered insane and vice versa. 2. The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost… View Article

Writers And Poems

In this particular question the two writers that I have chosen are T. S. Eliot and E. E. Cummings. Their literary outputs have attributed certain natural tendencies and even appreciation. The poems to be used are ‘The Hippopotamus’ by T. S. Eliot and ‘Somewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond’ by E. E. Cummings. The… View Article

The Book of Songs

While “Air of the States” depicted the thoughts of the ordinary, minor and major odes have poems that portray the views of nobility and rulers. The Minor Odes is mainly written by aristocratic people, and The Major Odes has the words of the kings and rulers. Divided by decades, the poems tend to talk more… View Article