Robert Frost's "Fire and Ice", though a small poem, is replete with strong symbolism and therefore has a universal appeal. Harlow Shapley, an American astronomer who taught at Harvard for many years claimed that he inspired the poem. The poem is in smooth iambic meter.
Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall" presents the conflict between myth and rationality, division and distribution, and regionalism and globalization. Penned in blank verse, it was published in the collection North of Boston (1914).
Robert Frost' s "After Apple-Picking" is one of Frost's frequently anthologized poems. Read an analysis here.
The title of Gabriel Okara’s “Once upon a time is itself symbolic. First of all, the poet foregrounds the past in the context of the present through the title. Secondly, though there is a past, it see
The Imagists consider Dickinson the precursor to their poems, as her poems are replete with evocative imagery. Emily Dickinson's "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" is an example.
W.H.Auden's "The Shield of Achilles" is thematically quite similar to Eliot's "Wasteland" in its representation of a world devoid of principles and ethics that in its march for success has lost the true meaning of life.
Thom Gunn's "On the Move" is said to be "a sociological footnote of the nineteen fifties". The motorcyclists had become emblematic of reckless vigor and aggressive energy in the East. The subtitle also functions as the epigraph emphasizing the idea...
The title of Margaret Atwood's "This is a Photograph of Me" is quite suggestive. The title may give rise to several interpretations. The speaker may want our attention to be drawn to the photograph. The fact that she claims that it is her in the...