Category Archives: Poetry Anthology for 2010-11,2011-12

Examination Techniques II : Comparing Two Poetry Texts

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Sample Comparative Analysis : Lament & Report to Wordsworth ( Poetic Devices to Illustrate Disaster)

Explore the ways in which the poet has used language and other poetic devices to present the ideas in RTW and Lament? Poets of both Report to Wordsworth and Lament have presented their ideas through special and effective usage of … Continue reading

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Sample Thematic Analysis: Lament and Report to Wordsworth ( Nature)

Comment on the ways Nature has been explored in ‘Lament’ and ‘Report to Wordsworth’. In Lament, the poet describes the effect of the Gulf War upon the surrounding ecosystem and environment by effective imagery, repetition and listing. Similarly, in Report … Continue reading

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Analysis : Marrysong ( Themes of Marriage and Relationships)

Explore how the poet of Marrysong expresses the varying shades of marriage and love. ‘Marrysong’ by Dennis Scott, is about a husband who is struggling to understand his wife: an abstruse, unpredictable woman whom he compares to territory. He tries … Continue reading

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Sample Thematic Analysis-Comparison Question: Sonnet 29 & Marrysong ( Relationships)

How have the poets of Sonnet 29 and Marrysong used Nature to represent the conflicts and change in their relationships ? Answer: In Sonnet 29, Edna St. Vincent Millay uses images from Nature to represent how her relationship with her … Continue reading

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Sample Thematic Analysis : Sonnet 29 & Marrysong ( Themes of Love and Relationships)

How are the themes of love and relationship presented in Sonnet 29 as compared to Marrysong? Both Sonnet 29 by Edna St. Vincent Millay and Marrysong by Dennis Scott present love and relationships as a primary theme, although in each … Continue reading

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Sample Response-Comparing Poems: Marrysong and Sonnet 29 ( Theme of Time)

Explain how the poets of Sonnet 29 uses the theme of Time to present her views as compared to the poet of Marrysong. Answer: In Sonnet 29, Edna St. Vincent Millay uses the theme of Time to present the changes … Continue reading

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