Blackberry Picking

Seamus Heaney, an Irish poet was born on the 13th of April 1939 in Northern Ireland. Born into an agricultural family, Heaney spent majority of…

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Speech bruce dawe

The underdog. These concepts are all key to the Australian experience. These are only some of the values that define Australians. After the war, poets…

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Humans In Their Environment

Robert Gray, Arthur Miller and Rachel Carson are writers that each explores the 20th century interaction and relationship between humans and their environment. From their…

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Cry of the Children

The idea of the country as a whole taking advantage of these people is clearly portrayed in both poems. In the song of the Shirt,…

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Elegy for drowned children

An Elegy is a sad or sorrowful poem, reflection or song written for a deceased person and deceased people. An elegy laments a death; it…

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Carol Ann Duffy

It is sometimes claimed, usually by male critics, that contemporary women poets are only interested in exploring issues related to gender. Does your own detailed…

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Nature of human suffering

'What distinguishes many of the poets in this anthology are the varying poetic ways in which they explore the nature of human suffering. ' How…

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Death of a naturalist

For my coursework I am going to compare the following poems, "In Mrs Tilscher's Class" by Carol-Ann Duffy and "Death of a naturalist" by Seamus…

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Sun Stand Still

In this quote Age and Heart both start with a capital letter, they are also the two most important lines in the sentence, and by…

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