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Category: Poetry

What does Dead Poets Society say about conformity?

In a way, conformity—the blind emphasis on sameness and repetition—is the real villain of Dead Poets Society. It’s important to understand where conformity comes from and why it has the potential to be so dangerous. What is conformity in Dead Poets Society? Conformity in Dead Poets Society: In doing so, Weir establishes that this preparatory […]

What are the three types of imitation?

word for ‘doing’ is dran, and the Athenian, prattein. of imitation. These, then, as we said at the beginning, are the three differences which distinguish artistic imitation- the medium, the objects, and the manner. What are the three types of imitation by Aristotle? There are three modes of imitation in the eyes of Aristotle. Tragedy, […]

What does the poem introduction to poetry by Billy Collins mean?

“Introduction to Poetry” suggests that reading poetry doesn’t have to be the joylessly analytical exercise so many people think it is. The speaker—a teacher—wants students to approach poems with a playful, open-minded attitude. Who is the poem about Introduction to Poetry Billy Collins? Quote from video: Collins billy collins has been a national poet laureate […]

How long ago did Damozel die?

How long has the damozel been in heaven? She is still stunned by her surroundings. It might seem as if the woman has only been there for one day, but she’s been there for ten years. This speaks to her purity and divine soul, that she is still amazed by what she is seeing. What […]

What poet said good fences make good neighbors?

Robert FrostRobert Frost coined the phrase “good fences make good neighbors” in his 1914 poem “Mending WallMending WallThe poem considers the contradictions in life and humanity, including the contradictions within each person, as man “makes boundaries and he breaks boundaries”. It also examines the role of boundaries in human society, as mending the wall serves […]

Who played Joey LaMotta?

Joe PesciJoe Pesci was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of Joey in the 1980 film Raging Bull, a biographical film about his brother Jake’s turbulent life and career. How many times Jake LaMotta knocked down? Jake LaMotta, who died earlier this year aged 95, had a headache before New […]

What message do we get from the poem The Road Not Taken?

The main theme of “The Road Not Taken” is that life is full of choices which will define our destinies. The speaker spends a while deliberating when he comes to a fork in the road, which symbolizes a choice he must make in his life. What is the message of the poem of The Road […]

Did Rupert Brooke serve in the war?

On April 23, 1915, Rupert Brooke, a young scholar and poet serving as an officer in the British Royal Navy, dies of blood poisoning on a hospital ship anchored off the Greek island of Skyros, while awaiting deployment in the Allied invasion of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Did Rupert Brooke support the war? Within a few […]

What constitutes a rhyme?

A rhyme is a repetition of similar sounds (usually, the exact same phonemes) in the final stressed syllables and any following syllables of two or more words. Most often, this kind of perfect rhyming is consciously used for a musical or aesthetic effect in the final position of lines within poems or songs. What are […]

Where is Horatio from in Hamlet?

WittenbergWittenberg, a university that defined the institutional switch from theology to humanism, Horatio epitomizes the early modern fusion of Stoic and Protestant rationality. Where did Horatio go to school Hamlet? When we first see Horatio, he’s been called to the castle by the guards because he’s a “scholar” (he goes to school in Wittenberg with […]