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Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas is known for vivid imagery in his poems. This is especially highlighted when his poems are read aloud. Many of his poems feature nature imagery. One example is "Poem in October." The...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2019, 4:38 am (UTC)

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In 1934, Dylan Thomas’s first book, 18 Poems (which brought him fame), was published. While other poets of the 30s were mainly focused on social issues, Thomas set about writing poetry dealing with...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2019, 1:05 pm (UTC)

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To answer this question, I'll use Thomas' poem "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night," as this is a very well-known poem where Thomas speaks to his dying father, telling him to die well and with...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2011, 12:27 am (UTC)

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Dylan Thomas' poems are full of symbols and images and this often adds to their complexity and ambiguity. You should also keep in mind there is rarely only one coherent interpretation of a given...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2016, 2:17 am (UTC)

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The Victorians, of course, were influenced by the Romantics, and Romantic poets such as Wordsworth lived long enough to be writing into the Victorian age. However, that being said, Dylan Thomas...

Latest answer posted May 9, 2019, 2:16 am (UTC)

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Dylan Thomas’ sensual poem “In the White Giant’s Thigh” is reminiscent of the work of poet D.H. Lawrence in that Thomas interestingly conflates the human body and nature in order to highlight the...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2016, 10:34 pm (UTC)

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In “The Hunchback In The Park,” the main characteristic associated with the hunchback is freedom—specifically the kind of freedom associated with nature. It’s a gritty, but real freedom. Thus,...

Latest answer posted October 21, 2013, 6:24 pm (UTC)

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Ultimately, this poem is about understanding love and becoming symbiotic with nature, as symbolized by the "country senses" which augment the five ordinary ones with which each person is imbued....

Latest answer posted May 29, 2018, 8:15 am (UTC)

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An analysis of “After the Funeral (In Memory Of Ann Jones)” might best begin with a reading of “Fern Hill,” another poem by Dylan Thomas, in which the poet recalls his early life and vacations...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2020, 2:46 pm (UTC)

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Characterization is the way in which an author uses description, dialogue, inner motivation, and action in order to shape a character's personality. Comparison is a wide term for rhetorical devices...

Latest answer posted May 31, 2012, 4:11 pm (UTC)

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"Peaches" and "A Visit to Grandpa's" are the first two stories in Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog, a collection which forms a kind of autobiography of the writer's younger years. In them, he...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2020, 9:18 am (UTC)

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Based on his most famous poem, "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night," I would assume that Thomas would not favor the idea of assisted suicide or euthanasia. In this poem, which is said to be...

Latest answer posted May 1, 2019, 2:45 pm (UTC)

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This is a pretty general question, but I will try to answer as well as possible using one of Thomas' most famous poems: "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night." First, one must realize that...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2009, 10:06 am (UTC)

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