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Poetry Reviews & Summaries

The Frog and the Nightingale

(4 Ratings)
Author: Vikram Seth   Review: BigBangWhoosh
"The frog and the nightingale" by Vikram Seth.
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Published: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Visits: 13 words : 900

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Review: blowingit
Writing short stories of your own may not make you a millionaire, but you can have the prospect to gain a loyal readership and perhaps a little fame.
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Published: Friday, April 25, 2014 Visits: 9 words : 600

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: 23 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: 17 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: 24 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: 15 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: 23 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: 28 words : 900

Iliad

(4 Ratings)
Review: AndreaCorr
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Published: Monday, December 09, 2013 Visits: 12 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: 103 words : 600
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Aunt Jennifer's Tigers

(85 Ratings)
Author: Adrienne Rich   Review: buta
This poem deals with the constraints of married life a women experiences.
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Published: Thursday, August 14, 2008 Visits: 6067 words : 300

Richard Cory

(17 Ratings)
Author: E.A. Robinson   Review: Sententia
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Published: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 Visits: 5932 words : 900

Summary of Rabindranath Tagore's-'Leave This Chanting and Singing'

(91 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) became famous all over the world on account of such works as ‘Gitanjali’.
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Published: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Visits: 5758 words : 600

"Down, Wanton, Down!"

(15 Ratings)
Author: Robert Graves   Review: Bloomsbury
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Published: Monday, April 10, 2006 Visits: 5732 words : 900

Abstract on “an Introduction” by Kamala Das

(59 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Kamala Das’s poetry is often shocking and unconventional.
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Published: Thursday, October 28, 2010 Visits: 5724 words : 600

Going Places

(101 Ratings)
Author: A.R. Barton   Review: Prithz9
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Published: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 Visits: 5490 words : 600

Review on “Our Casuarina Tree” by Toru Dutt

(47 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
"A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it."-Rabindranath Tagore.
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Published: Sunday, September 05, 2010 Visits: 5044 words : 900

Her Kind

(17 Ratings)
Author: Anne Sexton   Review: Sententia
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Published: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 Visits: 4954 words : 600

Summary of Mathew Arnold's-'the Forsaken Merman'

(61 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Mathew Arnold’s (1822-1888) poetry is noted for the spirit of melancholy and unrest. He was also a fine social and literary critic.
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Published: Monday, June 21, 2010 Visits: 4906 words : 600

The Palanquin Bearers

(123 Ratings)
Author: Sarojini Naidu   Review: buta
The palanquine bearers arevery happy to carry the royal princess.
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Published: Friday, July 18, 2008 Visits: 4894 words : 300
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The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

(10 Ratings)
Author: Caroline Kennedy   Review: tolstojan
An expression of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' irrevocable love of literature made emphatic in the power of poetry, as told by her daughter Caroline.
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Published: Saturday, August 30, 2008 Visits: 570 words : 600

Abstract on “the General Prologue: The Friar” by Geoffrey

(10 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
In Chaucer’s lifetime, the Middle English society was reconstructing itself as a feudal society with the rise of land owners and merchants.
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Published: Monday, October 25, 2010 Visits: 353 words : 900

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: 237 words : 600
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