The anonymous English poem “Weep You No More, Sad Fountains” provides rich imagery, melancholy metaphors, and insight into the Elizabethan period. Poetry lovers are still enjoying the work today.
Carol Ann Duffy is the Poet Laureate in the United Kingdom. This is a poetry analysis of Tall from the Feminine Gospels - on the national A Level syllabus 2015.
This article provides a brief overview of lyrical poetry including the history of the lyric poem and a summary of the most common lyrical poetry forms. It also provides options for writing lyric poems along with...
Exercises to help get you started writing poetry.
An analysis of the poetry of Irish Nationalist William Butler Yeats in the context of the Decadent Movement of art and literature in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century.
Easy to follow steps to get you through the toughest poetry. Learn the basic method of analysis and gain greater understanding of the poem that lies before you on the page.
Langston Hughes is writing a poem of someone who feels that America does not live up to what it should be. The tone is angry and resentful.
A poetic analysis of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s sonnet “What lips my lips have kissed.”
A critical analysis of gender roles in marriage in the poetry of Emily Dickinson. An in depth look at "I gave myself to Him" and "Title Divine is Mine" and the life of Emily Dickinson.
Read the text of Charlotte Bronte's poem about the death of her sister, as well as an analysis.