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Poetry Reviews & Summaries

The Songs of Maldoror

Diabolical poem in six cantos. Full of blasphemies, crimes and so many other atrocities.
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Published: Saturday, April 05, 2014 Visits: 20 words : 600

Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend

Author: William Shakespeare   Review: NidhiJohri
He says, “beautiful young man, why don’t you pass on your beauty to the world? Nature has lent you good looks which she only lends to those who are generous, but you are a miser and abuse the....
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Published: Monday, February 03, 2014 Visits: 14 words : 600

“When Forty Winters Shall Beseige Thy Brow…”

Author: William Shakespeare   Review: NidhiJohri
The young man may be healthy and strong now, but what would happen after forty winters? “When forty winters shall besiege thy brow”, "forty winters" means forty years here. As the young man gets old..
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Published: Monday, January 20, 2014 Visits: 15 words : 900

‘From Fairest Creatures We Desire Increase’

Author: William Shakespeare   Review: NidhiJohri
In this sonnet, he celebrates the beauty of this young man, and urges him to marry so that he can beget beautiful children. It is uncertain if this beautiful man is real or fictional....
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Published: Thursday, January 16, 2014 Visits: 12 words : 600

Paradise Lost

(1 Ratings)
Author: Milton   Review: NidhiJohri
Paradise Lost is about Adam and Eve—how they were created and how they lost their place in the Garden of Eden, also called Paradise. It's the same story we can find in the first pages of Genesis...
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Published: Thursday, December 19, 2013 Visits: 19 words : 600

Paradise Lost (Study)- The Principal of Free Will and Divine Justice

(2 Ratings)
Author: Dr.B.B.Jain   Review: NidhiJohri
While writing the ‘Paradise Lost’ Milton declared that his professed aim would be “to justify the way of God to men”. Some critics are of the opinion....
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Published: Sunday, December 15, 2013 Visits: 20 words : 900

Iliad

(3 Ratings)
Review: AndreaCorr
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Published: Monday, December 09, 2013 Visits: 9 words : 600

Tupac Shakur: The Rose That Grew From Concrete

(4 Ratings)
Author: Tupac Shakur   Review: ReaditDiva
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Published: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Visits: 79 words : 600

The Count Lucanor

Author: Don Juan Manuel   Review: ddaluz
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Published: Monday, October 28, 2013 Visits: 12 words : 600

The Tell-Tale Heart

Author: Edgar Allan Poe   Review: FlorinLevarda
“The Tell-Tale Heart” It was first published in the January 1843 edition of James Russell Lowell’s short-lived journal The Boston Pioneer and has been described as a “supreme artistic achievement”.
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Published: Saturday, October 19, 2013 Visits: 1338 words : 600
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Nutting Analysis

(30 Ratings)
Author: William Wordsworth   Review: mattconn3
Making close reference to language, imagery and verse form explore Wordsworth's presentation of Nature in 'Nutting'.
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Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Visits: 8083 words : 900

Night of the Scorpion

(211 Ratings)
Author: Nissim Ezekiel   Review: buta
This poem is about a rainyday whenthe scorpionbites the narrators mother.
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Published: Friday, July 18, 2008 Visits: 8068 words : 300

Sumary of John Keats 'the Human Seasons'

(127 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
This is the overall view of a full grown life of a human being as viewed by the poet John Keats.
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Published: Wednesday, January 06, 2010 Visits: 7911 words : 600
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Abstract of “Solitude” by Lord Byron

(10 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
"A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know."- Lord Byron.
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Published: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Visits: 223 words : 600

Review on “in No Strange Land” by Francis Thompson

(10 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Francis Thompson belonged to the Victorian era but had much in common with the seventeenth century metaphysical poets.
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Published: Thursday, October 21, 2010 Visits: 212 words : 300

"Znat' Tishinu" [To Know Silence]

(10 Ratings)
Author: Olga Zalogina   Review: saltydog
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Published: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 Visits: 82 words : 300
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