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Elegy – As a Poetic Form

An elegy is a ballad of grieving; this is regularly the artist grieving one individual, however the definition additionally incorporates Thomas Gray’s ‘Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard’, which grieves all the tenants of that churchyard, and investigates the future to grieve the writer passing. 657 more words

British Literature

3.2.7 - When Empathy Withers

When Empathy Withers
Max Stephenson Jr, Virginia Tech

Abstract: This brief essay uses several works of fiction and nonfiction to illustrate the profound character of evil that obtains when individuals lose their capacity to empathize with the circumstances and situation of others. 1,685 more words


The Brilliant Work and Difficult Life of John BerrymanPart One

This article appeared in the Mosaic section of Ceylon Today on Sunday August 10


The school of “Confessional Poetry” was associated with several writers who redefined American poetry in the ’50s and ’60s. 1,296 more words


The More Loving One, by W. H. Auden

Looking up at the stars I know quite well
That, for all they care, I can go to hell,
But on earth, indifference is the least… 102 more words

August 24, Day 9

Musée des Beaux Arts

W. H. Auden

About suffering they were never wrong,
The old Masters: how well they understood
Its human position: how it takes place… 166 more words


Today's afternoon treat

Today we have W. H. Auden Eyes Look Into the Well.

          Under a midnight stone

          Love was buried by thieves;

          The robbed heart begs for a bone, 99 more words