The poem Porphyria’s Lover begins with a description of the tumultuous weather of the night when it was raining and windy, and the lover was waiting for Porphyria in a cabin in an unnamed place. She finally arrives and we come to know that she has transcended her class expectations to visit him.
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This poem ‘And Did Those Feet in Ancient Time’ is inspired by the Book Revelations and the Second Coming of Jesus for the
establishment of a new Jerusalem with indicative words ‘Jerusalem builded’ and ‘chariot of fire’. This is why this poem is sometimes referred to as ‘The New Jerusalem’. It is also a reference to the setting up of a new society with the onset of the Industrial Revolution.
This poem, “anyone lived in a pretty how town,” is one of the most popular and anthologized poems by CC Cummings. It is about a man named Anyone who is not well- liked by the someones and everyones in the town because he is absolutely different and special. Anyone sings and dances, but the townspeople don’t heed him or care about him. Indeed, they’re too busy with their very own lives to even discover him.
The picture of a woman poet frustrated by the restrictions imposed by society on her is seen clearly in “The Introduction”. The poet begins anticipating what critics would say about her lines: “And all might say, they’re by a Woman writt.” A woman writer is viewed as “an intruder on the rights of men” and a “presumptuous Creature” who should desire woman’s proper accomplishments, namely, “Good breeding, fassion, dancing, dressing, play.”
Shadwell By John Dryden About the Poet ➡ Born in Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, England, the eldest of fourteen children. ➡ Entered Trinity College, Cambridge in 1650. ➡ Heroic Stanzas (1658), written on the death of Oliver Cromwell is his first important work. ➡Became Poet Laureate and Royal Historiographer. Summary Stanza 1 ➡ The poet states the …
The Retreat by Henry Vaughan About the Poet Henry Vaughan was born in Brecknockshire, Wales. He received his early education in Wales and in 1638 matriculated at Jesus College, Oxford. He left Oxford without taking the degree and started studying law in London. He fought Civil war and served on the Royalist side in South …
We are Seven” is one of the beautiful poems by William Wordsworth which was published in his Lyrical Ballads. The subject of life and death is the main theme of the poem. The poem speaker meets a child in rural areas and asks her how many siblings she has. She claims, “Seven in all,” which implies she’s one of seven children. However, it comes to light that two of the seven siblings were dead but the girl counts them as well.
Introduction and Stanza-Wise Summary of ‘ The Road Not Taken’ About The Poet Robert Frost He was born in 1874. Frost died in January 1963, after a major surgical operation, at the age of 88. Robert Frost was an American poet of the 20th century. He was absolutely a modern poet though some critics don’t …