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The Woodspurge

The speaker in "The Woodspurge" experiences a connection with nature that is similar to the way Romantic poets emphasized the bridge between the individual imagination and the vitality of the...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2012, 2:26 pm (UTC)

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The Woodspurge

Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s poem “The Woodspurge” illustrates minimalist vocabulary for a serious circumstance. His images are botanically correct, and nature is the frame work. The woodspurge is a...

Latest answer posted December 10, 2012, 9:08 pm (UTC)

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The Woodspurge

Dante Rossetti’s poem “The Woodspurge” describes a man who has undergone some kind of trauma. He seems inconsolable as he walks out in nature. Rossetti uses the first person point of view with the...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2013, 11:33 pm (UTC)

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The Woodspurge

“The Woodspurge” by Dante Rossetti employs a simple and seemingly unemotional style to denote the pain of the speaker. Even his rhyme scheme is simply every last word rhymes. The initial focus on...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2013, 3:04 pm (UTC)

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The Woodspurge

Two poems “The Cockroach” by Kevin Halligan and “The Woodspurge” by Dante Gabriel Rossetti present different aspects of nature. The narration in both poems is first person with the main character...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2012, 3:15 am (UTC)

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The Woodspurge

Finding a place to grieve—this is the essence of the poem “The Woodspurge” by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Nature makes no judgments and does not change to suit man. The natural world becomes the...

Latest answer posted January 2, 2013, 3:57 pm (UTC)

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