John Keats (1795 – 1821) seemed to talk about sleep as an answer for both physical and emotional pain. Sleep as a metaphor for death, it’s somewhat cliché. But was this English poet perhaps referring to something else in his poem “Sonnet to sleep” or not?
Is the poem “The fish” about the animal or is there more to this poem? It’s time to dive into this poem written by William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939).
It’s always a pleasure to analyse the work of Walt Whitman. The poem “O Me! O life!” is a perfect Whitman-style poem to analyse. This poem is about self-reflection.
Louisa May Alcott is forever linked with the stories “Little Women” and “Little Men.” She wrote more than these two novels. Poems such as “Fairy song” for instance.
How is it even possible, to taste something that isn’t there? According to Emily Dickinson, it’s possible. Read the analysis of Poem 214 – “I TASTE a liquor never brewed.”
The work of Christina Rossetti (1830 – 1894) is mostly religious and many times it’s about having to say goodbye to earthly love. Some of her work is close to the edge of that what once was not to be discussed. In this poem, “Remember”, Rossetti talks about that moment when she is no longer alive.
A mask of burning gold, that’s what the woman wears in the poem “The Mask” by William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939). It tells a story about someone who’s hiding her true self from the rest of the world.