Category: Poets with initals U to Z
Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of The Nightingale and the Glow-worm

Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of The Nightingale and the Glow-worm

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Critical Analysis of The Nightingale and the Glow-worm: In this poem, the poet tells us a story with a moral. However, he envisions a very noble role for the poet. He feels that ...

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Summary of The Nightingale and the Glow-worm by Cowper

Summary of The Nightingale and the Glow-worm by Cowper

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About the poet: William Cowper was born on November 26th, 1731, in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England. The poet’s mother died when he was six and Cowper was sent to Dr. ...

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Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of The Echoing Green

Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of The Echoing Green

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Critical Analysis of The Echoing Green: This poem can be interpreted in many ways. The first interpretation relies on the fact that this poem was included in Blake’s poetry ...

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Summary of The Echoing Green by William Blake

Summary of The Echoing Green by William Blake

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About the poet: William Blake was born in London on 28th November 1757. From early childhood, Blake spoke of having visions. Though his parents discouraged him from “lying," they ...

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Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of The Ballad of Father Gilligan

Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of The Ballad of Father Gilligan

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Critical Analysis of The Ballad of Father Gilligan: As the title of this poem suggests, it is a ballad. It tells a simple story that could have had its origin in folktales and ...

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Stanza-wise Summary of The Ballad of Father Gilligan by Yeats

Stanza-wise Summary of The Ballad of Father Gilligan by Yeats

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About the poet: William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin, Ireland on 13th June 1865. He was the son of a well-known Irish painter, John Butler Yeats and also learned painting as a ...

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Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of For Anne Gregory

Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of For Anne Gregory

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Critical Analysis of For Anne Gregory: “For Anne Gregory” is both a sweet and a scathing poem. It is sweet for it makes us privy to the kind of lovely conversation the poet could ...

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Summary of For Anne Gregory by W. B. Yeats

Summary of For Anne Gregory by W. B. Yeats

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About the poet: William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin, Ireland on 13th June 1865. He was the son of a well-known Irish painter, John Butler Yeats and also learned painting as a ...

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Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of To Sleep

Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of To Sleep

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Critical Analysis of To Sleep: An address to something as mundane as sleep is an unusual subject matter for poetry. And yet Wordsworth is able not only to compose a lyrical piece ...

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Summary of To Sleep by William Wordsworth

Summary of To Sleep by William Wordsworth

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About the poet: William Wordsworth was a major English Romantic poet. Along with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, he helped to inaugurate the Romantic Age in English literature with the ...

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Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of The Tyger

Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of The Tyger

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Critical Analysis of The Tyger: It is hard to understand whether “The Tiger” is about the tiger itself, or about God. The answer is not in the content of the poem but in the ...

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Summary of The Tyger by William Blake

Summary of The Tyger by William Blake

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About the poet: William Blake was an English painter, poet, and printmaker. Though his work went unrecognized during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the ...

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Critical Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of A Doctor’s Journal Entry for August 6, 1945

Critical Analysis, Central Idea and Theme of A Doctor’s Journal Entry for August 6, 1945

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Critical Analysis A Doctor's Journal Entry for August 6, 1945: In this poem, the poet describes the scene after the atomic explosion of Hiroshima very vividly. The fact that it ...

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Line by Line Summary and Explanation of A Doctor’s Journal Entry for August 6, 1945

Line by Line Summary and Explanation of A Doctor’s Journal Entry for August 6, 1945

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A Doctor's Journal Entry for August 6, 1945, is a poem about the atomic bombings of Hiroshima (on 6th August 1945) and Nagasaki (on 9th August 1945), the only use of nuclear ...

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