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Leningrad Cemetery, Winter of 1941 by Sharon Olds

That winter, the dead could not be buried.The ground was frozen, the gravediggers weak from hunger,The coffin wood was used for fuel. So they were covered with somethingAnd taken on a child’s sled to ...

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The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Langston Hughes – Analysis

I’ve known rivers:I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than theFlow of human blood in human veins.My soul has grown deep like the rivers.I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young.I b...

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Metro: Paris by Ezra Pound (Analysis)

The inhuman, unhygienic, and mechanical life of modern civilization is the theme of the poem. People become lifeless, thoughtless, and directionless in big cities. A glance at the faces of the people ...

Autumn by T.E. Hulme analysis summary explanation review

Autumn by T.E. Hulme (An Analysis)

A picture of a cold autumn night has been painted in the poem. The impressions which the poet got, have been presented. The poem is the clear contrast between city life and village life. There is no r...

Politics by WB Yeats Summary Tranlsation Analysis

Politics by W. B. Yeats

The poem “Politics” by W.B. Yeats is about the supremacy of love over political intrigues. It is an expression of Yeat’s rejection of the world of political activities in the presenc...

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Understanding “Hawk’s Monologue” by Ted Hughes

Hawk’s Monologue is a symbolic poem about power politics. Hawk stands for such a powerful dictator who suffers from delusions that he is born to rule. He can’t be humiliated and lowered. T...

Kubla Khan Poem By S.T. Coleridge Analysis Explanation Summary

Kubla Khan by S. T. Coleridge (An Analysis)

In the poem, “Kublai Khan” S.T. Coleridge has described his dream of a magnificent palace. The surrounding of this extraordinary place is quite romantic and mysterious. As rivers, forests,...

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When I Have Fears by John Keats (Critical Review)

Before moving toward the critical review of the famous poem “When I have Fears” written by John Keats, let us explain it. After explaining it from various perspectives and getting understa...

A-Poison-Tree-William Blake Summary Analysis Explanation Poem

A Poison Tree by William Blake (An Analysis)

The poem “A Poison Tree” is based upon the poet’s personal experience through which he throws light on human situations. He emphasizes that we should not nourish anger and hatred in ...