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ENGLISH – Sylvia Plath – Essay

January 11, 2013 in category English, Notes tagged as , , ,

“The poetry of Sylvia Plath is intense, deeply personal and quite disturbing.” Do you agree with this assessment of her poetry?   I agree with the assessment that Plath’s poetry is intense, deeply personal and quite disturbing. Plath has a dark mind filled with doubts and demons of all shapes and sizes which provide a […]

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ENGLISH – William Wordsworth – Essay

October 9, 2012 in category English, Notes tagged as , , , , , ,

William Wordsworth The poetry of William Wordsworth appeals to a modern reader, discuss why.   The poetry of William Wordsworth transcends to time to appeal to modern readers. As a romantic, Wordsworth delights in the world around him. Wordsworth’s references to nature, found in all of his poetry, is what gives his poetry a timeless […]

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ENGLISH – Elizabeth Bishop – Essay

February 29, 2012 in category English, Notes tagged as , , , , , ,

Elizabeth Bishop The poetry of Elizabeth Bishop appeals to the modern reader for many reasons.   The descriptive, vibrant language of Elizabeth Bishop transcends through time to appeal to every reader in all of her poems. In “The Bight”, she uses a vast array of descriptive words to convey her message. “Crumbling ribs of marl […]

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ENGLISH – Macbeth – The Witches

February 17, 2012 in category English, Notes tagged as , , , , , ,

The opening scene of Macbeth not only introduces the audience to the supernatural but it also establishes a theme of disorder through the presences of the witches, the stormy weather, and the bleak landscape. Audience members would have believed in the presence of witches and their ability. They can be treated as a single unit […]

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