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Analysis of ‘Phenomenal Woman’ by Maya Angelou

‘Phenomenal Woman’ is a lyrical poem that has a message for the world that empowerment of woman comes from being confident no matter how you look. ‘Phenomenal Woman’ is found in the collection of poems titled ‘And Still I Rise’ by Maya Angelou that was published in 1978. About the poet Maya Angelou (April 4,…

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Analysis of ‘On the Grasshopper and Cricket’ by John Keats

On the Grasshopper and Cricket John Keats born in 1795 was considered as the main poet of the Romantic Movement. He shared this space with Lord Byron and P.B. Shelly. The works of Keats were published just four years before his death which was in 1821. He was only 25 when he died. Most of…

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Analysis of ‘To Autumn’ by John Keats

To Autumn John Keats was born on 31st October 1795. He started writing at a very young age and all that he did and wrote ended when he was 25, he died on 23rd February 1821. He was extremely fond of nature and even till his last breath he appreciated the beauty of the flowers…

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Analysis of ‘Lines on the mermaid Tavern’ by John Keats

Lines on the mermaid Tavern John Keats was one of the main poets in the second generation of Romantic Poets. Others were Byron, and Percy Bysshe Shelley. Keats was born on October 31st 1795, studied to become a surgeon but quit that profession to write poetry. He lost his father and one brother to tuberculosis…

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Analysis of ‘Meg Merriles’ by John Keats

Meg Merriles John Keats (1795-1821) died at the young age of 25. While alive he lived almost in obscurity but after death he shot to fame. Dana Gioia, an American poet wrote, “Keats in death became the defining symbol of doomed Romantic genius.” Keats qualified to become a doctor but he never practised. He was…

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