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    their story. It is the stories of private lives offered up to doctors, often at times of crisis and vulnerability, which explain, at least in part, why so many doctors are also novelists. We should consider poetry and its less obvious role within the medical humanities. Like the novel, poetry can tell us about human experience, but it does this in its own language and not the more straightforward language of prose. It works by suggestion, but this doesn’t mean that it cannot console, teach, amuse

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    Poetry In Poetry

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    Poetry has played an important role during wartimes, whether it be to inspire and unify a nation or to memorialise and remember those who fought. Australian poets throughout history such as Banjo Paterson have responded to the events and consequences of war in order to engage their audience to consider the themes of honour and sacrifice which can be seen in his patriotic 1915 poem We’re all Australians now. In contrast, John Schumann and Eric Bogle evoke not only the theme of sacrifice but also the

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    Although poetry evokes many varying opinions among high school students, I believe poetry should be be taught in public schools because it is important to learn different types of writing in english, poetry is a way of self expression, and some students end up loving poetry. This opinion will be made clear by analyzing poetry as well as other literature based on the topic. Poetry is a way of self expression and various of poems show this. For example the poem, Why Am I So Brown by Trinidad Sanchez

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    ‘Poetry’ comes from the Greek word ‘poiein’ meaning ‘to make, create, compose’ (Danesi, 2000: 177) Poetry is a form of literature often exploring feelings using metaphor, simile, and aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language. Common forms of poems are Haikus, sonnets, cinquains, and free verse. It has been defined in many ways by several scholars, for example, Percy & Loxon state: ‘Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar’

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    A Poetry Explication of “Introduction to Poetry” A poetry explication is a fairly short analysis, which describes the possible meanings and relationships of the words, images, and other literary elements that make up a poem. These elements help the reader have an understanding of the poem and what the author is trying to convey in a very effective way. Most young readers don’t usually understand the poems. For this literary explanation the reader had an interest in the poem “Introduction to poetry”

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    Poetry Essay Poetry

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    Poetry Essay Poetry. A literary element mainly designated to impose feelings and emotions upon the reader themselves. Not only is poetry just some writing on a piece of paper, it conveys the charm and the drive for those who truly enjoy literature. Poetry builds the canvas and then begin to paint the masterpiece by using several different literary and poetic elements to trigger the imagination of the reader and have their minds run wild envisioning the work being presented right in front of their

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    Poetry (means something made or created) is an art form in which the human language is additionally used for its aesthetic qualities, or instead of its fictional and semantic content. It consists essentially of oral or literary works, in which language is used, so that its users and the audience feel that they differ from the ordinary prose. It may use condensed or compressed form to convey emotion or ideas to the reader's or listener's mind or ear; it may also use devices such as assonance and repetition

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    Poetry Of Yeats's Poetry

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    Personally, I would have to strongly disagree with this statement as I find his poems interesting and comprehensible. Right from the onset, Yeats became one of my favourite poets as I admire his unique style and impressive language skills. I believe that his poems are a reflection of his own life... An interesting and influential one that faced rejection from Maude Gonne, creating the Abbey theatre in Dublin and winning the Nobel Prize for literature in 1923. I feel that he captures a calm atmosphere

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    Poetry Analysis Of Poetry

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    Poetry Analysis Noemi Leibman Poetry can often reveal someone’s true feelings about a subject, and is a way to release one’s deepest emotions. It commonly describes important messages and universal themes through a variety of figurative poetic devices. One such theme is the idea of panic taking over ordinary everyday life. For example, Margaret Atwood in The City Planners, Richard Silken in Wishbone, and Sylvia Plath in Lesbos all convey this unifying idea. Although Plath describes an inner turmoil

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    Poetry allows the writer, the reader and even those listening to get a deeper sense of being. It gives us the opportunity to break free from simple and boring routine. If done correctly a poem will done correctly a poem will be able to stir emotion, and create wonder. In order to this however all the part that make up a poem must be in sync. Its tone, diction, imaginary, rhythm, symbolism and subject matter are all critical areas. A good poem will draw an emotional reaction from its audience, whether

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