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Henry King

As the title implies, "Sic Vita" or "Such is Life" is a reflection by Dr. Henry King, where he metaphorically alludes to the brevity of man from a perspective of the big scheme of things. Life is...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2015 8:26 pm UTC

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[eNotes editors are only permitted to answer one question per posting. Please post additional questions separately.] In Henry King, Bishop of Chichester's poem, "A Contemplation upon Flowers," the...

Latest answer posted June 15, 2011 1:20 am UTC

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A summary, of course, is just a summing up of what the poem says, written in your own words. I'll give you the basics of the content of Henry King's, "A Contemplation Upon Flowers," and let you...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2010 4:36 am UTC

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Henry King

The poet contrasts his outlook on life to that of flowers. He does so by directly addressing the flowers, calling them brave. The flowers, he thinks, are in harmony with nature as he is not. As he...

Latest answer posted May 15, 2017 1:52 am UTC

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To denote the rhyme scheme of a poem one needs to first understand what rhyme scheme is. A rhyme scheme is the regular pattern of a rhyme which extends throughout a poem. (Rhyme is where words have...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2011 9:34 am UTC

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The mood of a poem refers to the emotions one feels when reading a poem. Therefore, the mood of a poem is different for most readers. Not all readers have the same emotions when reading a poem....

Latest answer posted November 1, 2011 9:28 am UTC

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