"A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London."
- Untitled. // Southern Review;Winter2000, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p146
The article discusses characteristics of what the author describes as good poetry including effective use of voice, metrics, and structure. Poems including "Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock" by Wallace Stevens, "A Refusal to Mourn the Death, By Fire, of a Child in London" by Dylan Thomas, and...
- A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London. Thomas, Dylan // New Republic;5/14/45, Vol. 112 Issue 20, p675
Presents the poem "A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London," by Dylan Thomas.
- "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night." Thomas, Dylan; Lord, Russell // Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas;2011, p1
Dylan Thomas' villanelle, "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night," addresses the speaker's dying father and advises him how to approach his impending death. Through the repetitions implicit in the structure of the villanelle, Thomas shows an evolution in the attitude of his speaker, which shifts...
- "The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower." Thomas, Dylan; Price, Jonathan L. // Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower by Dylan Tho;2011, p1
"The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower" is a carefully sculptured poem of four stanzas and a coda, its twenty-two lines scrupulously crafted for maximum power and, to some extent, maximum puzzlement. The poem, as the title echoing the first line suggests, is about a mysterious...
- A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London. Thomas, Dylan // Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London;2012, p1
The poem "A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London" by Dylan Thomas is presented. First Line: Never until the mankind making; Last Line: After the first death, there is no other.
- "Lycidas." Milton, John; Nienhuis, Terry // Lycidas;2011, p1
As the poet speaks of an idyllic rural life of shepherds, it is understood that he can be talking about contemporary life and universal truths at the same time. Milton uses a traditional pastoral name, Lycidas, to refer to King, and he employs a number of other pastoral conventions.
- "On the Death of Dr. Robert Levet." Johnson, Samuel; Stuprich, Michael // On the Death of Dr. Robert Levet;2011, p1
"On the Death of Dr. Robert Levet" is a poetic elegy that celebrates the life, while mourning the death, of Robert Levet (1705-1782), a "lay" physician who for many years lived in Samuel Johnson's London house and tended the local poor, seldom asking a fee for his services. Johnson, the...
- "Beowulf" and the Emergent Occasion. Scheil, Andrew // Literary Imagination;2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p83
A literary criticism of the English poem "Beowulf" is presented. The author states that the Beowulf-poet highlights the coming of momentous historical change with pauses and changes of language and rhythms. The change is then used as a way of illuminating the complexity of the individual...
- DANTE ALIGHIERI, PURGATORIO XXVI. 139-148. Marchesi, Simone // Glossator: Practice & Theory of the Commentary;Spring2011, p73
The article offers poetry criticism of the poem "Purgatorio," by Dante Alighieri. It explores how Dante has spoken highly about his character Arnaut Daniel. It notes that Dante cited examples of the highest metrical form, syntax, and diction characterizing a passage that represents a variety of...