Category: Poets with initials K to O
Old Folks Laugh Analysis by Maya Angelou

Old Folks Laugh Analysis by Maya Angelou

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Old Folks Laugh Explanation: The first stanza of the poem, in tandem with the title, establishes the idea that old folks really know how to laugh. The poet suggests that having ...

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Women Work Analysis by Maya Angelou

Women Work Analysis by Maya Angelou

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This poem elucidates upon the predicament of women in the sense that it talks about how her world revolves around the domesticated tasks of cooking, cleaning, caring, and tending ...

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Harlem Hopscotch Analysis by Maya Angelou

Harlem Hopscotch Analysis by Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou’s Harlem Hopscotch describes the life of the ‘blacks,’ – the African-Americans in Harlem, New York – as a game of hopscotch. According to Angelou, life at Harlem ...

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Madonna Mia by Oscar Wilde Summary

Madonna Mia by Oscar Wilde Summary

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Oscar Wilde is best known for the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the play The Importance of Being Earnest, as well as for his infamous arrest and imprisonment for being gay. ...

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Madonna Mia by Oscar Wilde Analysis

Madonna Mia by Oscar Wilde Analysis

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This analysis of Oscar Wilde’s “Madonna Mia” is divided into three parts – context, rhyme scheme and rhetorical devices, and themes. Context: This poem was first published ...

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How doth the Little Crocodile by Lewis Carroll Summary

How doth the Little Crocodile by Lewis Carroll Summary

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Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, the renowned Victorian author and mathematician. The eldest of 11 children, Carroll was rather adept at entertaining himself ...

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How doth the Little Crocodile by Lewis Carroll Analysis

How doth the Little Crocodile by Lewis Carroll Analysis

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This analysis of Lewis Carroll’s “How doth the Little Crocodile” is divided into three parts – context, rhyme scheme and rhetorical devices, and themes. Context: As mentioned ...

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All in the Golden Afternoon Analysis by Lewis Carroll

All in the Golden Afternoon Analysis by Lewis Carroll

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This analysis of Lewis Carroll’s poem “All in the Golden Afternoon” is divided into three sections – context, rhyme scheme and rhetorical devices, and themes. Context: This ...

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All in the Golden Afternoon Summary by Lewis Carroll

All in the Golden Afternoon Summary by Lewis Carroll

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Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, the renowned Victorian author and mathematician. The eldest of 11 children, Carroll was rather adept at entertaining himself ...

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The Tale of Custard the Dragon Summary by Ogden Nash

The Tale of Custard the Dragon Summary by Ogden Nash

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 About the poet: Frediric Ogden Nash was born in Rye, New York, on 19th August 1902. He came from a distinguished family, and in fact, the city of Nashville in Tennessee was named ...

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Editor choice The Tale of Custard the Dragon Analysis by Ogden Nash

The Tale of Custard the Dragon Analysis by Ogden Nash

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“The Tale of Custard the Dragon” is said to be Ogden Nash’s most famous poem for children. It was published in 1936 as part of his collection of poetry entitled The Bad Parents’ ...

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West London by Matthew Arnold Summary

West London by Matthew Arnold Summary

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This poem summary focuses on the poem ‘West London’ by the Victorian poet Matthew Arnold. Arnold’s poetry is often a penetrating social commentary on contemporary British society. ...

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West London by Matthew Arnold Analysis

West London by Matthew Arnold Analysis

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This poem analysis of ‘West London’ by Matthew Arnold is divided into three parts – rhyme scheme, use of inverted sentences, and contrasts. West London by Matthew Arnold Analysis ...

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Philomela by Matthew Arnold Analysis

Philomela by Matthew Arnold Analysis

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This poem analysis focuses on the poem ‘Philomela’ by the English poet Matthew Arnold, and it is divided into three  parts – rhyme scheme and rhetorical devices, the myth of ...

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