Pulling Back the Layers
The poem I will be discussing is Hysteria by T.S. Elliot. The work was originally
printed in November, 1915. Hysteria is made up of seventeen lines, with no stanzas. It has no
apparent meter and no rhyme scheme, maki
The Raven: A Bird or Poes Innermost Horror?
Edgar Allan Poes The Raven won him great acclaim, and is arguably his best known
piece of literary work. But what is the meaning of The Raven? Is it simply, just
Desdemona and Nora: Props or People?
A Dolls House, by Henrik Ibsen, and Othello by Shakespeare share an interesting
similarity: gender bias. Both literary works depict scenes in which the female
On War is Kind
The voice in this poem is very harsh and pessimistic; it does not give any sympathy to
this girl who has loved one/ones in the war. I imagine the speaker to be a man because he refers
to the person he is taking to as