Navigating through this Blog + List of Literary Texts Analysed (STICKY)

Throughout my blog, I have analysed different literary texts: short stories, poems, plays, and more. In addition, I have posted my own personal writings on this blog: short stories, poems, articles, and so on. To navigate, you may either visit the homepage of this site by clicking on this following link: https://www.holyirishscript.wordpress.com. Alternatively, you may … Continue reading Navigating through this Blog + List of Literary Texts Analysed (STICKY)

Ode on Melancholy (by John Keats) Analysis

A highly requested analysis; for any additional help: ammarhammadkhan@gmail.com The Poem https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44478/ode-on-melancholy Background of the Poet John Keats was an English Romantic poet. He was one of the main figures of the second generation of Romantic poets, along with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley. He is famous for his odes. Structure and Rhyme Scheme … Continue reading Ode on Melancholy (by John Keats) Analysis

from The Vanity of Human Wishes (by Samuel Johnson) In-Depth Analysis and Evaluation

For any additional help: ammarhammadkhan@gmail.com The Poem https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/44448 Background of the Poet Samuel Johnson, often referred to as Dr. Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Structure and Rhyme Scheme Please remember that this is an excerpt of the … Continue reading from The Vanity of Human Wishes (by Samuel Johnson) In-Depth Analysis and Evaluation

Death (by William Bell Scott) In-Depth Analysis and Critical Evaluation

For any additional help: ammarhammadkhan@gmail.com The Poem Sadly I cannot locate the poem online. Refer to the ‘Songs of Ourselves’ Volume II anthology provided, pg. 209. Background of the Poet William Bell Scott (12 September 1811 – 22 November 1890) was a Scottish artist in oils and watercolour and sometimes printmaking. He was also a … Continue reading Death (by William Bell Scott) In-Depth Analysis and Critical Evaluation

Now Let No Charitable Hope (by Elinor Morton Wylie) In-Depth Analysis and Critical Evaluation

For any additional help: ammarhammadkhan@gmail.com The Poem https://www.poetrysociety.org/psa/poetry/poetry_in_motion/atlas/newyork/let_no_cha_hop/ Background of the Poet Elinor Morton Wylie was an American poet and novelist popular in the 1920s and 1930s. She was famous during her life almost as much for her ethereal beauty and personality as for her melodious, sensuous poetry. Structure and Rhyme Scheme 3 stanzas which … Continue reading Now Let No Charitable Hope (by Elinor Morton Wylie) In-Depth Analysis and Critical Evaluation

Song (by Alun Lewis) In-Depth Analysis and Critical Evaluation

For any additional help: ammarhammadkhan@gmail.com The Poem http://www.wnyc.org/story/83192-philip-levine-reads-alun-lewis/ Background of the Poet Alun Lewis was a Welsh poet. He is one of the best-known English-language poets of the Second World War Structure and Rhyme Scheme 7 stanzas, each of 5 lines. Regular structure and orderly. Gaining ease by writing the poem and the consistency denotes … Continue reading Song (by Alun Lewis) In-Depth Analysis and Critical Evaluation