Exploring Latent Homoeroticism Theme in Whitman’s Song of Myself based on Section 11

Song of Myself is a poem of bold declarations that egotistically assert Walt Whitman’s place and purpose in the context of a world of immense scope and romantically instilled vigor. And yet located within this chaotic unfurling of identity there is one piece of the poem that stands out as a conspicuously reserved, reflective fragment. … Read more

Edwards’ Personal Narrative and Whitman’s Song of Myself: Comparison of Two Perspectives on Religion

Upon reading Jonathan Edwards’ Personal Narrative, one would undoubtedly find that Edwards’ descriptions and expressions of his insurmountable love for God (and all things in relation to the Christian faith) are of an extreme degree uncommon to that of the ordinary believer. It is therefore justifiable to pinpoint one of the themes in Personal Narrative … Read more

The song ‘I will always love you’

Dolly Parton is an American singer who originally wrote the song ‘I will always love you’ in 1974 then later on she recorded another version for the 1982 movie ‘the best little whorehouse in Texas’ she originally wrote this song after a breakup. Whitney Huston was… In 1992 the late Whitney Huston remade the song … Read more

"Hey, Jude" song report

Song Report “Hey Jude” is a song by the band The Beatles and was written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon. It was first released in August 1968 under The Beatles label ‘Apple Records’. Hey, Jude runs for 8 mins and 10 secs. The Beatles choose here instead for an unusual binary form that uses … Read more

Song of Solomon and Gold’s Metaphor

Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison, explores how each character searches for something, and the novel examines the ways in which they cope when they cannot find it. In the novel, many of the characters are trapped by their materialistic desires. The need to fulfill those desires erodes their souls, making them bitter. For some … Read more

Main Ideas in "The Song of Roland"

In Song of Rowland, the author tells the story of Charlemagne’s attempted takeover of Saragossa, a land controlled by the Muslim king, Marsilla. The poem covers the feud between Rowland and his stepfather Ganelon, as well as the disastrous consequences that come from that feud, including the betrayal of their lord and kinsman, Charlemagne. Through … Read more

A View on the Black Lives Matter Movement in White Privilege, a Song by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

White Privilege Macklemore’s “White Privilege,” is an eight minute song that expresses a diverse perspective on the Black Lives Matter movement. Usually, when one hears about the movement, it is from the voice of an African American. Though, this work provides the view of a white advocate, specifically, Macklemore. With dramatically varying timbre and dynamics, … Read more

The Establishment of Magical Realism in Song of Solomon

Throughout the course of history, mystical concepts and magical elements have been woven into virtually every civilization’s culture. From angels and demons to fantastical creatures like unicorns and leprechauns, supernatural beliefs have permeated the songs, stories, and other fundamental aspects of numerous societies throughout history. This characterization is especially true in African culture. For thousands … Read more

Understanding the "Introduction" in "Songs of Innocence and of Experience"

William Blake’s collection of illuminated poems in Songs of Innocence and of Experience depict, as the title page explains, “the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul” (Blake 1). Although Songs of Innocence, written in 1789, was crafted five years prior to Songs of Experience both collections read as stand alone works of engraving art … Read more

The (Modernist) Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

T. S. Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock demonstrates several Modernist ideas. In particular, by frequently employing imagery, repetition, alliteration, assonance, rhetorical questions and references, creatively shaping lines and sentences and weaving in ambiguity and uncertainty in his words, Eliot includes Modernist characteristics in his work. Thematically, there is also a focus on … Read more

"Blurred Lines" Song Review

The song Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell Wiliiams & T.I was released on March 20, 2013 and was on the Billboard Hot 100 for 33 weeks. Unfortunately the song is very sexualised in regards to the lyrics and the video clip especially shown through the women wearing close to nothing throughout the whole … Read more

“Sorry Not Sorry” by Demi Lovato

Why Did I Choose This Song? This song is really fierce and I love that about it. This song to me is about being confident about what you do or say no matter what others think of you. I love the message and the tone of the song. It reminds me of myself now. I … Read more

Connection To One Direction

One Direction – the biggest boyband in the world. Not only have they gotten so many achievements, like over 200 awards and holding Guinness World Records, but they have also stolen the hearts of more than a million girls worldwide. They have those girls emotionally attached to them and their music, making the girls also … Read more

Imagery in “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

When it came to modernist poetry, imagery was important to flesh out the lavish artistic style said poets loved to express, which in turn allowed them to declare themes and concepts clearer. T.S. Eliot, consider among the great poetic modernists, masterfully utilizes imagery through his poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” to illustrate … Read more

Exploring Latent Homoeroticism Theme in Whitman’s Song of Myself based on Section 11

Song of Myself is a poem of bold declarations that egotistically assert Walt Whitman’s place and purpose in the context of a world of immense scope and romantically instilled vigor. And yet located within this chaotic unfurling of identity there is one piece of the poem that stands out as a conspicuously reserved, reflective fragment. … Read more

Llegos – Clips Lyrics

Hey Moon Pie, it still feels like yesterday when I saw you for the very first time. Never expected Lady Luck and Baby Cupid would work hand in hand to bring you to me – it was a moonless night, you were with your friends. Just then, I saw you smile, and I realized that … Read more

“Mockingbird” by Eminem

Marshall Mathers, better known by his stage name, Eminem, is one of the best artists and lyricists in the history of rap music. “Mockingbird is the best and most meaningful song that Eminem has recorded. Even though, I was a young child when I first heard this song, I did not understand the true meaning … Read more

A Song ;Hello; by Adele

Hello is a song by English singer Adele, released on 23 October 2015 by XL Recordings as the ead single from her third studio album, 25 (2015). Adele co-wrote the song with her producer, Greg Kurstin.”Hello is a piano balla with soul influences, and lyrics that discuss themes of nostalgia and regret. Upon release, the … Read more

Eating Crow: Analyzing Biblical Imagery in the Life and Songs of Ted Hughes’s Crow Poems

Ted Hughes’s book, Crow: From the Life and Songs of the Crow, is a collection of 67 disturbingly dark poems that explore the evil aspects of life, and human tendency towards violence. The book, dedicated to Hughes’s dead second wife Assia Wevill and his daughter Shura, was published in 1972, three years after their deaths. … Read more

Evolution of Attitude in Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

Evolution of Attitude in Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” T. S. Eliot’s notoriously opaque “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” can be interpreted only by acknowledging that the speaker’s thought process is not consistent throughout but an ongoing process. On first reading, the poems stanzas seem to belong to separate plots … Read more

Silence and Language in “A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe”

Maxine Kingston’s The Woman Warrior wrestles with the importance of language for Chinese-American women, using Kingston’s own life experiences as the novel’s foundation. In the book’s final chapter, “A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe,” she details her developing relationship with silence and language. Kingston voices her frustration and mistrust of Chinese tradition in that … Read more

Rebirth and Self Discovery in The Color Purple, The Sound and the Fury, Crow: From the Life and Songs of the Crow

Alice Walker’s The Colour Purple, written in 1982, emerged from the appearance of Feminist writers in the 1970s, when specific gender issues were no longer being suppressed by a patriarchal society. This allowed for the growth of personal freedom within the cultural legacy of both the Black community and the Feminist movement. Intellectual consciousness widened … Read more

The Theme of Work in Harvest Song by Jean Toomer, On Dumpster Diving by Lars Eighner, I Stand Here Ironing by Tillie Olsen, and the We Can Do It Image

Humans constantly struggle with the idea of work; is it really necessary? Is it worth it? Will it pay off in the end? Some see it as the devil’s burden and others know that in order to create an outcome, work will have to be put in first.The question is, is work a necessity/necessary evil, … Read more