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A.D. Hope

In order to properly understand and summarize the poem "Australia" by A. D. Hope, it is important to know something about the writer. He was a teacher and academic. Although he wrote poetry when he...

Latest answer posted December 28, 2019 2:09 am UTC

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When we summarize, we attempt to condense many words to a few while still trying to capture the major events of a text. Thus, one might summarize "The Death of the Bird" as follows: For each bird,...

Latest answer posted September 2, 2017 2:48 am UTC

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A.D. Hope

In "The Death of the Bird" by A. D. Hope, "exiled love" refers to the feeling that the bird has for the warm, distant lands that she's visited every year of her adult life. As a migratory bird, she...

Latest answer posted February 4, 2020 10:56 am UTC

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A critical appreciation is the reader evaluating a piece of literature from a discerning point of view. It's mainly an objective analysis, but a writer is allowed to state opinions, if support is...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2015 7:47 pm UTC

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In "Australia" A.D. Hope provides a pretty unflattering portrait of his native land. He damns the country as a cultural desert, without "songs, architecture, or history", and populated from Perth...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2019 9:07 am UTC

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A critical analysis of any work of literature examines the work’s form and content to see how well it fulfills the author’s purpose. A. D. Hope’s purpose in his poem “Australia” is to present both...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2021 7:09 pm UTC

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A.D. Hope

A. D. Hope was a prominent figure in Australian history. He is famous not only for his poetry but also for his critical satire of the Australian government. He did not publish his first collection...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2018 7:07 pm UTC

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In his poem "Crossing the Frontier," A. D. Hope uses the eponymous frontier as a metaphor for social attitudes towards pre-marital sex. In the opening stanza of the poem, the two protagonists, a...

Latest answer posted December 31, 2019 5:38 pm UTC

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