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Analysis of The Heart of the Tree by Henry Cuyler Bunner

Analysis of The Heart of the Tree by Henry Cuyler Bunner

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In the second stanza, too, the poet asks the same question. He wishes to add more points to encourage his readers to plant trees. He says that the tree provides cool shade to all- ...

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Analysis of After Blenheim by Robert Southey

Analysis of After Blenheim by Robert Southey

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“After Blenheim” by Robert Southey is based on the most famous battle of the Spanish succession (1701-1714), popularly known as the Battle of Blenheim. It is an antiwar poem in ...

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Summary of Abou Ben Adhem by Leigh Hunt

Summary of Abou Ben Adhem by Leigh Hunt

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About the Poet- James Henry Leigh Hunt (19 October 1784 – 28 August 1859), was an English critic, essayist, poet, and writer. In 1816 he made a mark in English literature with ...

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Summary of Nine Gold Medals by David Roth

Summary of Nine Gold Medals by David Roth

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About the Poet- David Roth is American rock vocalist, songwriter and author. Born on October 10, 1954, David Roth had a keen passion for music ever since he was a child. He is ...

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Analysis of Nine Gold Medals by David Roth

Analysis of Nine Gold Medals by David Roth

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“Nine Gold Medals” is a poem about human values of companionship, empathy and brotherhood. In this poem, nine differently-abled runners participate in Special Olympics in order to ...

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The Cold Within Analysis by James Patrick Kinney

The Cold Within Analysis by James Patrick Kinney

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Written in 1960s, during African American Civil Rights Movement, this poem depicts the inhuman discrimination that was prevalent at that moment. The poet here tries to depict the ...

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The Cold Within Summary by James Patrick Kinney

The Cold Within Summary by James Patrick Kinney

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About the Author: James Patrick Kinney (16 march 1923- 29 May 1974): Born in a humble Irish family, James Patrick Kinney, an Irish American poet, was mostly self-educated. Owing ...

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Analysis of Small Pain in My Chest by Michael Mack

Analysis of Small Pain in My Chest by Michael Mack

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Small Pain in My Chest by Michael Mack was read over to 5000 people, at the funeral of the first Blackhawk helicopter pilot, who was shot down in Iraq. It is also read at the ...

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Analysis of A Psalm of Life by H.W Longfellow

Analysis of A Psalm of Life by H.W Longfellow

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The title of A Psalm of Life is an appropriate one. A psalm is an invocation to mankind to follow the path of the righteousness. Here, the speaker advises people to be heroes in ...

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Summary of Small Pain in My Chest by Michael Mack

Summary of Small Pain in My Chest by Michael Mack

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Small Pain in My Chest by Michael Mack was read over to 5000 people, at the funeral of the first Blackhawk helicopter pilot, who was shot down in Iraq. It is also read at the ...

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Editor choice Summary of The Inchcape Rock by Robert Southey

Summary of The Inchcape Rock by Robert Southey

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Inchcape Rock is a popular poem by Robert Southey about the Inchcape Rock Legend, a reef which is situated in the North Sea, close to the coastal region of Angus in Scotland. The ...

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Editor choice Summary of A Psalm Of Life by H.W Longfellow

Summary of A Psalm Of Life by H.W Longfellow

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A Psalm of Life, a lyric of religious emotion was published in October of 1838. This poem is taken from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s first volume of poems. A ‘psalm’ is a sacred ...

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Analysis of The Professor by Nissim Ezekiel

Analysis of The Professor by Nissim Ezekiel

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The Professor is noted for its expression of the Indian attitude. Indians are proud of their proficiency in English but they are never bothered about the fact that their Indian ...

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Summary of The Professor by Nissim Ezekiel

Summary of The Professor by Nissim Ezekiel

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The Professor by Nissim Ezekiel is a satirical poem written in the form of a conversation between a professor and his student. A satire is way of criticizing a person, an idea or ...

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