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Virgils Influence on and in Dantes Inferno


Words: 1792 (8 pages)

Dante Alighieri was born in Florence, Italy in 1265. In his life, he created two major books of poesy: Vita Nuova and The Comedy. The Comedy, which was later renamed The Divine Comedy, is an heroic verse form interrupt down into three books in each of which Dante recounts his travels through Hell, Purgatory, and…

T.S Eliot, Preludes. Analysis.



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Elite’s portrayal of urban life in the early 20th Century within his poem “Preludes” seems to paint a very bleak picture indeed, drawing to light the hopelessness of urban life in the opening years of the 20th century heavily, and with various different methods. Within Poem 1 and Poem 2 of “Preludes”, Eliot comments on…

Integrated Control Property Notation



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The term media refers to the storage, transmission, interchange, presentation, representation and perception of different information types (data types) such as text, graphics, voice, audio and video. The term multimedia is used to denote the property of handling a variety of representation media in an integrated manner. The phrase ‘representation media’ is used because it…

The Coming of the Complete El Borak


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Words: 214 (1 page)

As the publication date of El Borak and Other Desert Adventures draws closer each day, a companion volume titled  The Early Adventures of El Borak is also looming on the horizon. This hardcover edition from The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press not only contains all the El Borak juvenilia, but related material such as the early…

ACritical Analysis of Judith Wright’s ‘the Killer’



Words: 383 (2 pages)

The title of Judith Wright’s poem, ‘The Killer’, embodies the exploration of the relationship between Humans and Nature and reveals the primitive instincts shared by both the speaker and the subject. The poem’s technical devices, such as its regular four-line stanzas, further emphasize these aspects. The first two stanzas serve as an exposition, setting the…

Bartleby By Milville


Words: 747 (3 pages)

“It is dangerous to isolate oneself; dangerous for an individual and for a nation.” – Jawaharlal Nehru. The quotation suggests that isolating oneself can be dangerous, as demonstrated in the case of Bartleby, a character in Herman Melville’s novella “Bartleby.” Bartleby’s isolation was dangerous; it led to his depression and eventual death. The motif of…

Youthfulness in Kim Addonizio’s Poem 31 Year Old Lover


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In Kim Addonizio’s poem “31-Year Old Lover”, Addonizio introduces two characters, a 31-year old man, and an older woman. Through these characters, Addonizio attempts to portray youthfulness as a godlike state, by contrasting it with the process of becoming old and weary. At the start of Addonizio’s poem, the main character, or the man, is…

A Final Portfolio Reflection on Different Works


Words: 1224 (5 pages)

Prior to attending and participating in the class College Writing Il, I was never exposed to the sphere of environmentalism or how literature could provide insight into the experiences of others in the efforts to raise advocacy for environmental justice. Now, I see the environment in a different world paradigm. Although we humans all have…

Compare and Contrast “Sympathy” and “We Wear the Mask” by Paul Laurence Dunbar



Words: 660 (3 pages)

”Sympathy” and “We Wear the Mask” are without doubt two of the best crafts that a beleaguered poet, who struggled against the norms of his time, would inevitably come up.  Though “Sympathy” and “We Wear the Mask” both speak of Dunbar’s regret for being imprisoned in his own situation, condemning the slavery of blacks and…

Literary Devices in Francis William Bourdillon’s The Night Has A Thousand Eyes


Words: 673 (3 pages)

Literary Devices in Francis William Bourdillon’s The Night Has A Thousand Eyes Francis William Bourdillon was an English poet and translator. He was well known for his poetry the most famous of which is the short poem The Night Has A Thousand Eyes. This poem contains many literary devices or elements. They enhance the poem and…

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