Chinese Poetry

  • A Chinese Bowl

    “A Chinese Bowl” Poetry Response #5 Jessie Weber 2nd Pd. "A Chinese Bowl," by Katha Pollitt, is a nostalgic poem about a memory from the poet's childhood. You can tell that what sparks this reminiscence is coming across the Chinese bowl that used to sit on the desk of the narrator's father. She then describes a scene from her childhood in which the bowl sits on the desk, and her father at it. She describes her father's typewriter and a play that she is writing, sitting on the floor in her father's

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  • Poetry

    Worthington English 102 23 September 2012 How do Poems Travel?” Words, thoughts and ideas are hidden away beneath the realms of a poet’s subconscious (Meyer 1166). A poet himself, when requested to analyzetheir own writing and discovering wherehis poetry derives from, is like making a child sit still for the duration of a photo shoot. Poet Billy Collins describes writing about ones work, is like switching rooms along with all the contents in it (1166). Poems are not premeditated by their authors;

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  • The Interaction Between Imagery and Allusions in Translating Chinese Poetry- Based on Tu Fu’s Poems

    The Interaction between Imagery and Allusions in translating Chinese PoetryBased on Tu Fu’s Poems Shih-ying Liaw Prof. Wang Linguistics and Translation June 18 2012 Shih ying Liaw1 Shih-ying Liaw Prof. Wang Linguistics and Translation June 18 2012 The Interaction between Imagery and Allusions in translating Chinese PoetryBased on Tu Fu’s Poems Though Chinese poetry has been translating for almost a hundred years, there are still many questions about the translation strategies and

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  • Poetry

    What is Poetry Becoming-Concrete, Visual, Digital, Performance, Experiential? The title of this article caught my eye because I feel that poetry is slowly fading away. If poetry is dead, who killed it? Poetry is becoming distinct in the school system; it is important for teachers to introduce poetry to students. I think poetry is abstract rather than concrete. The author points out key facts about what makes poetry good. Some people view poetry as always rhyming and others view poetry as relaying

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  • Poetry

    Structure of Chinese poetry The structure of Chinese poetry is very complicated. It is hard to learn but so beautiful to read. Chinese poetry includes various versions of Chinese language, including Classical Chinese, Standard Chinese, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Yue Chinese. Some kind of Chinese language is so rare and old that I have not even learnt. And Chinese poetry has a long history which started from Western Zhou till now. So Chinese poetry can provides an exceptional platform for both

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  • Chinese Culture

    Introduction chinese culture Chinese culture is one of the world’s oldest and most complex. The area in which the culture is dominant covers a huge geographical region in eastern Asia with customs and traditions varying greatly between towns, cities and provinces. Important components of Chinese culture includes art,cuisine, festival and etc. People in the culture Identity Throughout history, many recognized ethnic groups have been assimilated into neighboring ethnicities or disappeared without

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  • Poetry

    INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY Poetry: for and against Submitted by: Arusha tufail Reg# 734 POETRY: FOR AND AGAINST POETRY: The word poetry is taken from a Greek word poieo which means I create. It is an art form in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic content. It consists largely of oral or literary works in which language is used in a manner that is felt by its user and audience to differ from ordinary prose.

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  • Poetry Explication

    Poetry Explication “My Papa’s Waltz” was written in 1948 by a man named Theodore Roethke. This poem is about a young boy who has to live and deal with a father who beats him, or as metaphorically stated in the poem “waltzes” with him. There is a lot of meaning behind the title of this poem. “My” implies that this is something he takes ownership of, “Papa’s” shows that he loves his father but there is something the father has going on or has to deal with, and “Waltz” is a metaphor for the rampage

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  • Poetry Is Song

    Poetry is Song Lisa Priebe ENG125: Introduction to Literature Instructor: Marlena Fitzpatrick-Garcia February 4th, 2013 Poetry is Song Even though everyone has their own level of understanding, as well as tools for absorption, I believe the persona of this poem makes an impact on the understanding and reflection of the words in front of us. Because the plot of the story helps to widen our own imaginations

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  • Auden Poetry

    The society depicted is not a direct reference to a particular country, it is more an ironic prophecy of the future using present-day parallels. An additional strength in Auden’s writing is that he gives the reader the opportunity to interpret his poetry in a variety of ways, he does this by giving his work three-dimensional characteristics and personality. In ‘The More Loving One’ it can be regarded that Auden expresses his views on modern society and how people were drawn together physically, yet

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  • Poetry

    diGualco 2/11/2013 Poetry is unique way to express life challenges with a little rhythm and rhyme here and there. The way poems a rouse feeling and imagination is what makes them so resourceful. There are so many things about a poem that could have meaning. The perfect words for a poem could take imagination on a journey. The poem that caught my attention is “Mirror” by Sylvia Plath. “Poetry has a compressed quality; the language of poetry refines ideas and feelings

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  • Poetry

    prominent international journals such as The World Poetry Anthology 2011, Larissa Greece, Collage- The best of poetry space 2010 Anthology (UK), The Enchanting Verses Poetry Journal Issue IX (India), Malawian Journals, The New Crusading Guide Volumes 3 and 8 (Ghana),Poems of the World Quarterly Magazine (USA), OW NEWS Monthly Newsletter (Canada), Face language, Poetry Space Magazine (UK), and have been the featured poet for May/June 2010 on an online poetry magazine Bristol-UK, forthcoming Anthologies

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  • Poetry

    there is a ‘Cathersis’ that is affected at the end. While defining tragedy thus in his treatise on the art of poetry named poetics, Aristotle realized that the tragic action requires a central agent to be carried out. This agent or the conveyor of the tragic action is the tragic hero. (In this context it should be mentioned that in poetics which deals with the art of poetry, by the word ‘Poetry’ Aristotle meant imaginative literature as a whole.)           While enumerating the characteristic features

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  • Poetry

    What is Poetry? Poetry can be defined as 'literature in a metrical form' or 'a composition forming rhythmic lines'. In short, a poem is something that follows a particular flow of rhythm and meter. Compared to prose, where there is no such restriction, and the content of the piece flows according to story, a poem may or may not have a story, but definitely has a structured method of writing. Elements of Poetry There are several elements which make up a good poem. Although it is not mandatory

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  • Poetry

    Poetry (from the Greek poiesis — ποίησις — with a broad meaning of a "making", seen also in such terms as "hemopoiesis"; more narrowly, the making of poetry) is a form of literary art which uses aesthetic and rhythmic[1][2][3] qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. Poetry has a long history, dating back to the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh. Early poems evolved from folk songs such as

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  • Poetry

    If you are just beginning to delve into the world of poetry, you may initially feel overwhelmed by the occasional ambiguity and inaccessibility of this literary style. However, learning the elements and poetic tools used to build a poem will help to understand and analyze poems. Getting Started 1) Give yourself a lot of time to read the poem several times. Trying reading it out loud. 2) Have a copy of the poem that you can take notes on. As you read, write down every observation, question

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  • Chinese History

    of Contents q q Historical Setting The Ancient Dynasties r r r Dawn of History Zhou Period Hundred Schools of Thought q The Imperial Era r r r r r r First Imperial Period Era of Disunity Restoration of Empire Mongolian Interlude Chinese Regain Power Rise of the Manchus q Emergence Of Modern China r r r r r r Western Powers Arrive First Modern Period Opium War, 1839-42 Era of Disunity Taiping Rebellion, 1851-64 Self-Strengthening Movement Hundred Days' Reform and Aftermath

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  • Metaphysical Poetry

    metaphysical poetry and is admired for his talent and magnificent wit exercised in his writing. Metaphysical poetry is a special branch of poetry that deals with the pedagogic use of intellect and emotion in a harmonic manner. The basic praxis of metaphysical poetry is to highlight the philosophical view of nature and its ambience concerning human life. Despite criticisms from various corners, Donne and his other companions remained busy with their work to concentrate on metaphysical poetry to portray

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  • Romantic Poetry

    The Characteristics of Romantic Poetry   The Romantic Movement lasted from about 1750 to about 1870, is often defined as second Renaissance. Romanticism cannot be identified with a single style, technique, or attitude, but romantic writing is generally characterized by a highly imaginative and subjective approach, emotional intensity, freedom of thought and expression, an idealization of nature, and a dreamlike or visionary quality.  The Romantic Movement is both a revolt and revival .This

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  • Poetry

    Poetry Essay Thesis Statement “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost is designed to show readers that the choices humans make may lead them down a road that will be beneficial or make them unhappy. I. Introduction A. Theme of the poem II. The Setting A. Season 1. Fall 2. Roads 3. Symbols III. Title A. Meaning 1. The Road Not Traveled IV. Rhyme and Metrical Device A. Stanza B. Rhyme V. Conclusion Poetry Essay: The Road

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  • Poetry

    The Nature of Poetry: Genres and Subgenres Introduction, Out of Chaos Order and Pattern formed by Rhyme: Order and Pattern formed by Rhythm: Major Types • Epic • Narrative • Lyrical The student should also recall that many of these terms can be found in Prof. Rearick's literary glossary at this link. Introduction, Out of Chaos Poetry is as old as the human heart. Long before there were libraries, before people were writing down lines, before there were even cities, commerce or any manifestation

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  • Chinese Valentines

    Qi Xi ("The Night of Sevens") or Chinese Valentine's Day celebrates two legendary love stories explaining the position of the stars on the seventh day of the seventh month in the Chinese lunar calendar. Today! These tales have inspired Chinese poetry and opera as far back as the Jin Dynasty (256-420 AD). In the first story, the Goddess of Heaven’s seven daughters caught the eye of a cowherd during one of their visits to earth. They were bathing in a river and the Cowherd, Niu Lang, decided to

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  • Chinese

    Cultural Revolution, Open Door Policy, and Economic Reforms. Chinese people were impressed as fossil by foreigners before thirty years, but the condition has changed by these years. With pushing the Open Door Policy into effect, Chinese people’s mind are opened either. They do not be old-fashioned any more. They welcome and accept new stuff coming into China. They have their own opinion and speech rather than fossil. In contemporary, Chinese can show their real reaction except against the Party. Their

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  • Poetry

    while and observing its shadow… feeling its every curve, turning it around, taking a bite out of it, imagining the sunlight absorbed in it… That is really seeing it.” – Poetry teacher, Kim Yongtak The significance of seeing the world in a meaningful way is at the heart of Lee Chang-dong’s gentle, yet devastatingly humanistic film, Poetry. The masterwork grasps a certain intangibility of life; a certain meaning of existence that can only be seen if, coincidentally, one tries to understand the film like

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  • What Is Poetry?

    The word poetry is an ancient Greek word ποιεω (poieo), which means “I create”. In other words poetry is the sound and meaning of words combined to express feelings, thoughts, and ideas. Poetry is usually written in lines. There are many elements of poetry, these includes: Rhythm, Sound, Imagery, Form. RHYTHM  Rhythm is the flow of the beat in a poem.  Gives poetry a musical feel.  Can be fast or slow, depending on mood and subject of poem.  You can measure rhythm in meter, by counting

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  • Chinese Culture

    Dara Murphy 112519063 Chinese Culture Essay: There are many different aspects to Chinese culture that make it so broad and interesting. I will be focusing mainly on the more modern features to the culture and how it has changed from the traditional culture. Chinese culture is one of the oldest cultures out there today. I personally find the culture as a whole very interesting and intriguing and I extremely enjoyed learning about the ancient culture that is still ever so prominent today

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  • Poetry

    ‘anger’ at the way he has been betrayed by a previous lover. This straight-forwardness carries through the whole poem, which becomes an ironic commentary not only on the rather clichéd behaviour of couples in love, but also on the language of love poetry itself. The Farmer’s Bride’ by Charlotte Mew is about a farmer who marries a girl that is too young and she gets terrified of her husband on their wedding night and becomes withdrawn. Although this is a love poem, the themes are of madness and

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  • Poetry

    English Poetry 2. What are the symbolic significances of the candy store in Lawrence Ferlinghetti's "The Pennycandystore Beyond the El" (Geddes, 318)? The candy store in "The Pennycandystore Beyond the El" is symbolic of a child's youth. This poem is referring to the fact that our childhood passes by too soon and the candy store is a reminder that we need to seize every moment to enjoy it. The pennycandystore offers as a retreat or refuge to the bad weather outside and the stresses of everyday

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  • Poetry

    likely won’t ever come back. Consequently his final decision was the right one and life changing. References: Robert Frost (1916) “The Road Not Taken” In D. Gioia & X.J. Kennedy (Eds.), Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama &Writing (pp. 689), New York, NY: Pearson Education

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  • Poetry and Hiphop

    Name: Professor: Course: Date: Race in Relation to Hip Hop Music and Poetry Poetry and music are important in the life of human beings. Poetry and hip hop music bring about emotions and feelings among the human beings. In this article, the theme of race come out clearly through the two articles. Hence, this paper will focus on the theme of race and its effect in relation to poetry and hip hop music as brought out by the author Audre Lordes and The JBHE Foundation article. Though

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  • Chinese

    The varieties of Chinese are usually described by native speakers as dialects of a single Chinese language, but linguists note that they are as diverse as a language family.[a] The internal diversity of Chinese has been likened to that of the Romance languages, but may be even more varied. There are between 7 and 13 main regional groups of Chinese (depending on classification scheme), of which the most spoken, by far, is Mandarin (about 960 million), followed by Wu (80 million), Yue (70 million)

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  • Poetry

    Poetry Essay “The Road Not Taken” By Robert Frost Robert Frost wrote the poem “The Road Not Taken,” which is a lyrical poem that uses symbolism, emotion and imagery to portray a decision making process in his life. Frost was a young person with decisions to make concerning his future and the path to take. In (line 1) you can see the symbolism of "yellow wood," which could be the early time of day or the early time of his life. In (line 4) he stands “And looked down one as far as I could

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  • Metaphysical Poetry

    Metaphysical Poetry: Much More Than Wit The two main views of metaphysical poetry, as composed by poets A.E. Housman and T.S. Eliot, are vastly different. Eliot’s view of metaphysical poetry is a very positive and respectful one. He admires the uniqueness of the metaphysical poets when he describes them as “reflective poets” as opposed to merely intellectual ones. Eliot says they have the ability to “feel their thought as immediately as the odor of a rose,” compared to the strictly thought-driven

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  • Poetry

    From left to right, match the image with a poem from the anthology you havde studied Scaffold for an essay in response to the poetry question How do Carol Ann Duffy in Havisham and Simon Armitage in Kid and Robert Browning in ‘The Laboratory’ and ‘My Last Duchess’, present their perspectives on the theme of betrayal? Objective: how to achieve an A* in the Poetry question * Respond to texts critically, sensitively and in detail, using textual evidence as appropriate * Explore how

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  • Chinese Politics

    How Heroine Was Made --The Evolution of the Legend of Hua Mu Lan in Chinese History Essay 3 Ruining Jin His 425 July 27, 2014 Professor Shana Brown In this module, we learned many heroic females in ancient East Asia. Though the stories of these females vary dramatically through a vast historical period, the function of these stories are alike: descriptions of heroines--such as poetry, drama, fictions, folktales, etc.--all function to meet the need of ideological requirement to better serve

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  • Poetry

    LIT 2030: Interpretation of Poetry – Paper One – Fall 2012 At this point, you have read and discussed a number of different pieces of poetry from a wide range of cultural contexts and aesthetic agendas. Furthermore, you have learned some of the core elements of poetry and continue to build upon and deploy a growing lexicon of terms with each class you attend. This assignment tasks you with creating an original claim about a poem, locating textual evidence to support your argument, and then synthesizing

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  • Romantic Poetry

    To the romantic poets poetry was an instrument of emotion and feeling intended to reconnect man with the natural world, and in general the poet was viewed as a person uniquely equipped to guide the layman to this reconnection. Romanticism as a movement appeared following a period in history when great importance was put on scientific discovery and formal education. In the eyes of the romantic poets mankind had become so swept up in the pursuit of knowledge and innovation that they had disconnected

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  • Poetry

    15-16; 23-24). Both of these quotes suggest the companionship between the daffodils and Wordsworth, and how much happiness they bring him. Works Cited "Criticism: I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." EXPLORING Poetry. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Student Resources in Context. Web. 16 Apr. 2015. Poetry Foundation. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Apr. 2015. . poets.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Apr. 2015. . Wordsworth, William. "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud. N.p.: n.p., n.d. N. pag. Print.

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  • Poetry

    George Herbert was born on April 3, 1593 and had an interest in poetry and ministry. His interests and views are seen in many of the poems he wrote. He uses imagery, emotion, and religion to convey that all material things of beauty will eventually die except a virtuous soul in the poem “Virtue”. Throughout the poem Herbert illustrates an allegory of life and death by using imagery, emotion and some cases religion. To begin with George Herbert use imagery, and expresses emotion in the first few

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  • Jahiliyya Poetry

    Understanding Pre-Islamic Humanism through Jahiliyya Poetry Al-Jahiliyya is the term used to describe the socio-cultural human experience in the Pre-Islamic Arabia. Having grown up in India I understand a fair amount of Urdu, which borrows a lot of words from Arabic. In Urdu, the word ‘Jahil’ is used in a derogatory sense to describe an uncultured and uncivilized person. This understanding of the term ‘Jahil’ makes it clear why from the Islamic perspective the Pre-Islamic society must have been

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  • Poetry

    Visual poetry is literary verse written on the page with intentional form to add meaning to the poem. The form may take on a recognizable shape, or may use a free formed pattern to create a new rhythm when reading the poem out loud. These shapes and rhythms are typically tied to the central ideas and themes contained within the poems, and often serve to reinforce those concepts. Visual poetry is poetry or art in which the visual arrangement of text, images and symbols is important in conveying the

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  • Chinese History

    Prehistory  Mythical Era  Ancient Era  Imperial Era  Modern Era  Introduction   Chinese civilization originated in various city-states along the Yellow River Valley in the Neolithic era A history of 4700 years since Yellow Emperor during the period of the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors; the written history of China begins with Shang Dynasty 3600 years ago when turtle shells with ancient Chinese writing were carbon dated in 1500BC Prehistory Peking Man  Paleolithic – –

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  • Chinese Culture

    Chinese Culture(中国传统文化) Ghulam Abbas Kan (3115999115) Email id:abbasalmani591@hotmail.com School of Electronic and information Xi’an Jiaotong University. INTRODUCTION: Culture itself is a relatively large concept. Generally speaking, culture is a kind of social phenomenon, and it is the product of people's long-term creation. At the same time, it is a historical accumulation of social history. The general culture is the sum of all the material and spiritual wealth created by human beings. Exactly

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  • Chinese Literature

    Richard Rokosz CHIN 3801 March 11, 2016 Midterm 1. There are some perennial subjects in Chinese or Japanese poetry, for instance, love, nature, celebration of life, etc. Discuss one subject: How have different poets in different historical periods approached the subject? For instance, how is love depicted by different poets? Chinese poetry has since the beginning featured the subjects of love, nature and celebration of life as recurring topics. Almost every poem we’ve analyzed

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  • Chinese Timeline

    based on one art medium to improve the content of the museum website. I have chosen to do a time line based on paintings from the Chinese. I chose to do nature and landscape art work. The first art piece is known as Chinese landscape artist from the 11th century developed the Old Tree, Level Distance hand scroll using ink and color on silk which is traditional to the Chinese style. The mountains are done with a single line which gives the impression of distance. The focal point of the trees contains

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  • Chinese Painting

    Project: Art Timeline The Art of Chinese Painting “Landscapes” Axia College University of Phoenix Art /101 Chinese paintings can be found dating as far back as the Neolithic period. These paintings incorporate a combination of Western and Chinese painting styles. There is one category of Chinese painting that has increasingly become more interesting to artist and viewers. It is Chinese landscape painting. “Chinese Landscape painting is the most

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  • Poetry

    Poetry (from the Greek "poiesis" — "ποίησις" — with a broad meaning of a "making", seen also in such terms as "hemopoiesis"; more narrowly, the making of poetry) is a form of literary art which uses the aesthetic qualities of language to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. POETRY Poetry has a long history, dating back to the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh. Early poems evolved from folk songs such as the Chinese Shijing, or from a need to retell oral epics

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  • Poetry

    Types Of Poetry Poetry Poetry is the expression of a thought, an idea, a concept or a story in a structured form which has a flow and a music created by the sounds and syllables in it. All types of poetry are often written in several styles. These styles are defined by the number of lines in each stanza, the syllables used in each line or the structures of rhyme used and so on. Here is a list of the main types of poetry commonly used by poets all over the world. Ballad: This is an old

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  • Poetry

    Annie Salinas Professor King English 1302 May 3,2012 Literary Research Paper In the late 1800’s there was a great legend made in the history of poetry. Emily Dickinson, a famous American Poet who resided in Amherst Massachusetts, was born to a successful family who was thought of highly by many members of the community. Although, her reluctance to meet and greet people and her reputation of keeping to herself, made people think of her as strange and anti-social. Dickinson studied at the

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  • Chinese Poetry

    Structure of Chinese poetry The structure of Chinese poetry is very complicated. It is hard to learn but so beautiful to read. Chinese poetry includes various versions of Chinese language, including Classical Chinese, Standard Chinese, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Yue Chinese. Some kind of Chinese language is so rare and old that I have not even learnt. And Chinese poetry has a long history which started from Western Zhou till now. So Chinese poetry can provides an exceptional platform for both

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