The parable of the old man and the young

In the poem “The parable of the old man and the young”, the author, Owen Wilson, is trying to communicate how the government is arrogant, brutal and stubborn. He expresses these opinions by warping a bible story, the story of Abraham and Isaac, whereby making the government/military take on the role of Abraham and the Read More

The Sloth by Theodore Roethke

The Sloth by Theodore Roethke Paraphrase: A lazy sloth is in a tree. Someone asks him something and he acts as if he does not hear, but he is thinking about it. He acts like you heard what his answer was, even though he didn”t say anything. Lazily, he goes back to sleep knowing the Read More

“The Solitary Reaper” by William Wordsworth. Poem analysis.

“The Solitary Reaper” by William Wordsmith. Poem analysis. BY FL 234 Jennifer Lacks Ms. Grant English 10 per 6 April 7, 1997 The Solitary Reaper BY William wordsmith (1770-1850). “The Solitary Reaper”, is a poem divided in four different stanzas, and each stanza has eight lines. Throughout the course of the poem Wordsmith’s voice evolves Read More