Untimely death is a theme which is explored throughout the anthology in many ways, in particular, looking at the effects of the news of death upon loved ones.
"The Seed-Merchant's Son" is a poem by Agnes Grozier Herbertson that conveys the bereavement that a man feels for his son who has died at war....
Within this anthology, the reader(s) will discover passages that represent the balancing act of individual rights versus societal rights in America....
[tags: literature, common theme] - Dealing with the Subject of Change in the Anthology The authors in all three stories are similar in many different ways.
However they are somewhat different as they all have different meanings but in the end the event that has happened to the characters in each of the stories is life changing. In the poem “Ozymandias” the speaker mentions encountering traveler who tells a story of an old, shattered stature of a king in the middle of the desert.
The three stories are called 'Your Shoes' which is written by Michèle Roberts who is a novelist and poet, 'Superman and Paula Brown's new Snowsuit' which is written by Sylvia Plath who is also a poet and a novelist.... Although the stature is severely damaged, its sneering face is still visible and there is an inscription that encourages those who pass by to admire his mighty works.
Edgar Lee Masters seemed to believe the same about the romantic relationships of his time, as well. There are over two hundred “stories” told by the dead people who once lived in the town of Spoon River.
Masters conveys theses feelings through some of the characters of his work, Spoon River Anthology. "Ozymandias" The Norton Anthology of English Literature. The lives and dreams of these people are written as poems.
[tags: anthology, japan, japanese history] - Discuss the Ways In Which Two Poems In The Anthology Explore The Effects Of Untimely Death When men went to war, there was every chance of them dying.
But, their friends and family could never had prepared themselves for news of that person's death.