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What Literary Devices Are In “Sad Complaining Voices Of Beggars” FromVanity By Birago Diop

“Sad complaining voices of beggars” is found in line 4 of the poem Vanity by Birago diop. The line contains 5 figures of speech; imagery,…

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Analysis Of Become The Journey By Femi Osofisan

This very short poem by Femi Osofisan is a motivational poem that calls the readers to action; I prefer this poem to Locusts by Femi…

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Analysis Of Virtue By George Herbert

This is a 4 stanza poem with 4 lines each. It has a rhyming end of ABAB CDCD. The dominating poetic device is imagery since…

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Analysis Of Day By William Morris

In this short poem of 4 lines, William Morris tried his best to examine “Day” briefly. He employed personification as a main device, by personifying…

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How Relevant Is The Title A Raisin In The Sun By Lorraine Hansberry

The title of A Raisin in the Sun comes from the poem “Harlem: A Dream Deferred” by Langston Hughes (1951). Hughes was a prominent black…

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Effects Of War On Children In The Dining Table By Gbanabom Hallowell

There are other posts about “The Dining Table” by Gbanabom Hallowell written in naijapoets.com but this post will be looking at the effects of war…

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Analysis Of Silence 2 By Remi Raji

Poet:-Professor Remi Raji is a teacher of Literature at the Department of English Language, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Themes:-The themes of the poem are (i)…

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Relate Vanity By Birago Diop To Our Contemporary Lives

Vanity by Birago Diop is a culturally inclined poem which admonished the readers with a pessimist tone because of the reoccuring cultural negligence. The poet…

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Use Of Diction In The Schoolboy By William Blake

[block]1[/block] Overview William Blake is an English painter and poet who wrote the poem “The Schoolboy”; he lived between 1757 and 1827. In the poem,…

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Analysis Of The Invitation By Oriah Mountain Dreamer

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer => Independency=> Ambition=> Freedom=> Resilience/self-esteem=> Hope=> Courage/discipline The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer is a motivational poem that aims…

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