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A Short Analysis of Sir Philip Sidney's Astrophil and Stella 31: 'With how sad steps, O moon'

A reading of a classic Sidney poem

Sonnet 31 from Sir Philip Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella (sometimes Astrophel and Stella), which begins with the line ‘With how sad steps, O moon, thou climb’st the skies’, is one of the most famous poems in the entire sonnet sequence. 791 more words


Five Fascinating Facts about the Venerable Bede

Facts about Bede, Britain’s first historian

1. Bede is known as the ‘Father of English History’. Bede, also known as Saint Bede and as the Venerable Bede… 375 more words


the enforcer

So….here we go, again
feeling my penis on pain, sorry… not really
writing crazy is my normality as is reality in the, forgot
i have one snot coming out… 33 more words

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A Short Analysis of Andrew Marvell's 'Bermudas'

A reading of a classic Marvell poem

Fancy a voice to a tropical paradise? Andrew Marvell (1621-78) provides just the poem in ‘Bermudas’. Marvell is one of the most critically acclaimed and studied poets of the seventeenth century, and his work is often associated with the Metaphysical Poets. 1,142 more words


A Short Analysis of T. S. Eliot's 'Hysteria'

A critical reading of a short prose-poem

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) published his first collection of poems, Prufrock and Other Observations, in 1917. This slim volume included poems written in a wide variety of styles and modes, from… 778 more words


the dog

but you will see
that i actually like the dog
go figure that one out, and you can shout,
my dog
or my mother… 139 more words

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A Book Review that is Mostly Questions

Tess of the d’Urbervilles
Thomas Hardy
400 pages; literary fiction

Quick Summary: Tess Durbeyfield and her family are poor, so her parents decide to send her to Alec d’Urberville to claim kinship and therefore receive some financial aid. 687 more words