S. T. Coleridge cries that he is no more a poet and his condition is critical yet he opposes his own analysis in “Dejection: an Ode” as it his best poem.
Critical analysis of dream and nature make “Kubla Khan” best poem of Coleridge. “It is complete. It is pure poetry, it is perfect.” says George Saintsbury.
Lots of supernatural elements are there in “The Rime of Ancient Mariner”. In facts, it is a gallery of natural and supernatural elements.
Imagination and fancy raised Coleridge above the level of the physical. Comment. Coleridge is famous for two main reasons; (a) because of his imaginative power and (b) due to creation […]
Imagination is the main power of a poet. As Aristotle has said that the main purpose of the poet is to imitate things while using his imaginative powers. No one […]
S. T. Coleridge along with Wordsworth is the pioneer of romantic poetry. Poetry of reason had limited scope and it could not appeal the readers. It was rough and hard […]
Larkin’s poetry shows yearning for metaphysical absolutes for states of being imagined as it were beyond the reach of being. Discuss. Philip Larkin’s poetry deals with a common dogma. The […]
The poem “Ambulances” is an expression of Larkin’s concept of death. Discuss. Death is common theme in the poetry of Philip Larkin. Tone, mode and attitude of the poet always […]
“There are several poems of Larkin which tentatively explore the possibility of a positive meaning in life”. Comment Larkin’s poems are realistic interpretation of life and it is obvious that […]
Theme, the subject matter of an art, indicates the knowledge, experience and contention of the artist. Whether a person is a poet, novelist, dramatist or a painter by profession, theme […]
People see critical sickness of the person in ambulances and do analysis of his dreadful condition. Children and women stop working and gaze at ambulance.
In “Mr. Bleaney”, Philip Larkin after doing critical analysis of a person’s life concludes that modern life is tasteless, emotionless, boring and dull.
Critical analysis of “Church Going” transpires that it was written at that time when people’s belief on religion was declining.”It is a secular poem” Larkin
“MCMXIV” (1914) is deeper analysis of prewar critical circumstances. Poem follows conventional style of Philip Larkin. “Dispirit” is primary them of poem.
Romantic poetry is the poetry of dreams, whereas poetry of realism is the expression of pragmatism. Romantic poetry is mostly related to escapism. Every romantic poet escapes from harsh realities […]
Views of critics w.r.t Larkin’s poetry are divided in two groups. First says that Philip Larkin is modern poet whereas second considers him anti-modernist.
John Keats was a pure poet. He has done poetry for the sake of poetry. He was not a reformer; therefore, the influence of his poetry on the minds of […]
Keats poetry has no social, political or moral perspective but it makes contrast between lots of different things. For instance, mortality is compared with immortality by the poet in almost […]
Symbolism has great importance in literature. A word may not be as simple as it seems. It may have more than one meaning or may be the writer has not […]
In order to writer an epic poem, great themes are required. John Keats has written “Hyperion” while keeping in mind various subjects. He has chosen such themes which are necessary […]