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Poetry Coursework - Amеnds Poеm by Adrіеnnе Rіch and On Thе Grаsshoppеr And Thе Crіckеt by John Kеаts

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Runn?ng H??d: POETRY Po?try [N?m? of th? Wr?t?r] [N?m? of th? Inst?tut?on] Po?try "Am?nds" Po?m by Adr??nn? R?ch Th? po?m ch?ng?s, ?s wr?tt?n by Adr??nn? R?ch who ?s ?n Am?r?c?n po?t ?nd ?s 80 y??rs v?nt?g? ?lr??dy. Th?s po?m ?s fund?m?nt?lly ?bout th? r?l?t?onsh?p b?tw??n th? moonl?ght ?nd th? hum?ns. Th? moonl?ght d?s?r?s to m?k? ?m?nds, b?c?us? ?t symp?th?z?s w?th th? l?v?s of th? sl??p?rs. As n?ght h??ls up, ?nd ?lso ?ss?sts th? sl??p?rs to g?t ?w?y w?th b?d m?mor??s. Th? f?rst st?nz? ?s ?bout how ?t n?ght ?n th? d?rk ?t ?s v?ry fr??z?ng w?th st?rs show?ng up, l?ght?ng up ?v?ry s?ngl? p??c? of ston? th?t ?s on th? ground. Th? s?cond st?nz? ?s t?ll?ng us ?bout how th? st?rs l?ghtw??ghtw??ght up th? l?rg?r ston?s ?t st?rts show?ng mor?, ?nd th?n r?sts on th? s?nd, ?s ?t com?s to th? brok?n l?dg?, ?t l?ghts up th? h?gh cl?ff. Th? th?rd st?nz? ?s ?bout how ?t cont?nu?s l?ght?ng up th? r?st of th? l?nd. And ?t l?st, th? fourth st?nz? ?s ?bout how th? st?r l?ght g?ts through th? ...read more.


?n th??r h??ds wh?n r??d?ng ?t (Coop?r, 1984, pp: 53). "On Th? Gr?sshopp?r And Th? Cr?ck?t" by John K??ts John K??t's Sonn?t " On Th? Gr?sshopp?r And Th? Cr?ck?t " w?s wr?tt?n on D?c?mb?r 30th 1816. Th? not? of th?s po?m ?s for?ground?d ?n th?s? two l?n?s: "Th? po?try of ??rth ?s n?v?r d??d" wh?ch ?s th? op?n?ng l?n? of th? oct?v? ?nd th? v?rs?; ?nd "Th? po?try of ??rth ?s stopp?ng n?v?r" wh?ch ?s th? f?rst l?n? of th? s?st?t. K??ts ?ss?rts ?mph?t?c?lly th?t no m?tt?r wh?t th? s??son, ?f ?t ?s th? p??k of scorch?ng summ?r or th? b?tt?rly fr??z?ng w?nt?r s??son th? mus?c ?nd 'po?try' of Moth?r N?tur? w?ll b? omn?pr?s?nt ?nd ?dd v?t?l?ty to th? ?nv?ronm?nt. Th? oct?v? ?nd th? s?st?t comp?r? ?nd contr?st ? hot summ?r d?y ?nd ? b?tt?rly cold ?nd lon?som? w?nt?r ?v?n?ng. It's so hot th?t th? g?n?r?lly ch?rpy ?nd ?ct?v? b?rds h?v? t?k?n sh?lt?r ?mongst th? sh?dy tr??s ?nd th? whol? rur?l ?r??s s??ms to b? qu??t, but just th?n on? c?n d?scov?r th? ?v?r ?ct?v? gr?sshopp?r ch?rp?ng ?w?y m?rr?ly ?n th? h?dg?s (Hogn?r, 1960, pp: 28). S?m?l?rly wh?n on? ?s cos?ly sh?lt?r?d ?n th? comfort of h?s hom? ...read more.


word "n?v?r", to focus th? f?ct th?t ?n summ?r ?v?ryth?ng ?s d?rk ?nd s?d, but th?r? ?s som?th?ng of joy. Th?s ?nv?rs?on ?s to h?ghl?ght th?t th?r? ?s ?lw?ys ch??rfuln?ss ?n ?v?ry mom?nt. Th? cre?k of th? cr?ck?t ?mph?s?z?s th? ?d?? th?t l?f? ?s not ov?r, th?t ?t ?s st?ll ?l?v? (Hogn?r, 1960, pp: 60). Th? vo?c? ?s pr?s?nt ?n th? po?m, wh?n ?t s?ys "on?" b?c?us? th?t "on?" c?n b? ?nyon?. Th? styl? of th?s po?m ?s qu?t? r?fl?ct?v?. Th? gr?sshopp?r ?nd th? cr?ck?t symbol?z? th? young p?rt of l?f? ?nd h?pp?n?ss. Th? cr?ck?t symbol?z?s th? l?st y??rs of l?f?, th? "w?nt?r", b?c?us? dur?ng w?nt?r th?r? ?s no l?f?. But th?r? ?s ? "cr?ck?t" wh?ch m?k?s old p?opl? to cont?nu? ?njoy?ng l?f? (Hogn?r, 1960, pp: 61). R?f?r?nc?s Hogn?r, Dorothy Ch?lds. (1960): "Gr?sshopp?rs ?nd Cr?ck?ts": N?w York: Thom?s Crow?ll Co, pp: 23-61 W?yl?nd Publ?sh?ng, (1979): "Gr?sshopp?rs ?nd Cr?ck?ts": E?st Suss?x, UK: W?yl?nd Publ?sh?ng Ltd, pp: 21-30 K?y?s, Cl??r?, (1986): "Th? A?sth?t?cs of Pow?r: Th? Po?try of Adr??nn? R?ch": Ath?ns: Un?v?rs?ty of G?org?? Pr?ss,pp: 41-66 Coop?r, J?n? Rob?rt?, (1984): "R??d?ng Adr??nn? R?ch: R?v??ws ?nd R?-V?s?ons": Ann Arbor: Un?v?rs?ty of M?ch?g?n Pr?ss,pp: 33-56 ?? ?? ?? ?? Poetry 1 ...read more.

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