Crago1 Elise Crago Jana Parsons Intro to Lit 02 December 2019 Love and Struggle Topic: Find two poems from our textbook whose speakers have similar motivations and/or psychologies. Your essay should compare and analyze these speakers within the contexts of these poems. Thesis Statement: In the poems “[What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why]” by Edna St. Vincent Millay and “In the Park” by Gwen Harwood the speakers both are flowing with emotions and are struggling with something within their life. Outline: ● Intro Paragraph ○ Thesis statement, an outline of the information in the passage ● First: Full of emotions ○ The speakers’ emotions throughout the poem ■ Both written with the speaker enduring a lot of feelings and emotions mixed with all types of thoughts and issues in life ● How descriptive words created these feelings of sadness or loneliness ● Second: Similar situations ○ The struggles that are happening in the speakers’ lives ■ “[What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why]” is written about love and how easily they are forgotten but replace other important thoughts. ■ “In the Park” is written about how a lady is left to watch her children even though it is wearing down on her while the man can carry on with his life. ● Third: Motivations of feelings ○ Both the speakers are vividly expressing some type of emotion but are both directed to similar situations Love and Struggle
Crago 2 In the poems “[What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why]” by Edna St. Vincent Millay and “In the Park” by Gwen Harwood, the speakers both are flowing with emotions and are struggling with something within their life. The speakers in both these poems are filled with motivations that make them feel and act the way they do. Edna St. Vincent Millay’s poem is about love and feelings being forgotten so easily but then when they appear the thoughts create new types of feelings in the speaker. Gwen Harwood’s poem, on the other hand, is about how
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