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Poetry Analysis: Ted Hughes’s “Snowdrop”

Ted Hughes’ “Snowdrop’ is a poem that is concise and precise in its imagery. The Snowdrop refers to a flowering plant with small white flowers flowering at the end of winter. The snow drop literally signifies a drop of snow that is at once emblematic of transience. Therefore, it is about the winter that approaches ...

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Proofs of the Collective Subconscious?

Every once in awhile it happens that I will ask myself a certain obscure question, and that through the seemingly random events of the next day or two that question will be answered through no explicit effort on my own behalf. This is a record of some of those instances which prove, I believe, that ...

Analysis of Ted Hughes’ “Wind”

Hughes give us a short introduction to his poem “Wind” poem in “Poetry in the making”. “On and off I live on a house on top of a hill in the Pennines, where the wind blows without obstruction across the tops of the moors. I have experienced some gales in that house, and here is ...

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A Critical Review of Ted Hughes’ The Birthday Letters

Her husband. That is how the late poet Ted Hughes is best known today. Not as ‘s former poet laureate or as the author of such estimable collections as “Lupercal” or “Crow,” but as Sylvia Plath’s husband, whose infidelity helped spur her to grief and suicide, as the man who presided over her literary estate ...

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Poetry Analysis: Ted Hughes’ “Wodwo”

Ted Hughes introduces “Wodwo” in his essay “Poetry in the making”:”Here is another poem of my own about some goblin creature-I imagine this creature just discovering that it is alive in the world. It is quite bewildered to know what is going on .It has a whole string of thoughts, but at the centre of ...

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5 Ways that Prove You Are Obsessed with Death

Everyone, from time to time, get anxious when they think about it (DEATH). It is scary for some people and some folks hardly give it much thought. Then there are some of us who become totally obsessed with death! Here are some ways you can tell if you have become obsessed with Death Your Favorite ...

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Ted Hughes’ ‘Thistles’

Ted Hughes’s ‘Thistles’ ‘Thistles’ is a common nomenclature for several plants of the composite flowers. Thistle is also applied to several genera, usually possessing spiny leaves ad branches and sharp spiny bracts surrounding the flowers. If we must define the thistle as a plant just on its character as a plant, we should be able ...

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Analyzing “Lady Lazarus” by Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was born on October 27, 1932. She was born into a world in which the man was dominant. Her father who was a scientist and beekeeper passed away when she was eight years old. She wrote her first poem at the age of ten and continued to write for many years. Her first ...

Analysis of Ted Hughes’ “Hawk Roosting”

A Statement on Power “Hawk Roosting”, published in 1960,is included in Ted Hughes’s second book, Lupercal. The Hawk in Ted Hughes’ poem “Hawk Roosting” is power personified.The roosting of the hawk signifies its self-assertion. The very first word of the poem “I” is a sign of the Supreme Ego. The hawk declares that he sits ...

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Short Bio of Poet Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath may be one of the most influential modern poets. Born in a middle class family in Boston in 1932, her parents were Otto and Aurelia Plath. Otto met Aurelia while teaching at Boston University and had an affair with her while still married to but separated from his previous wife. Sylvia was the ...