Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan Poem Summary

About the poem Kubla Khan Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Kubla Khan is regarded as one of the greatest poems According to Coleridge, it is a strange as well as a hallucinatory poem; he composed it shortly after waking up from an opium-influenced dream in the year of 1797 As far as the first part of this …

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“The Darkling Thrush” summary

About the poem The Darkling Thrush The Darkling Thrush is a famous and important poem by Thomas Hardy.  Hardy wrote this poem in the year of December 1900 Here, in this poem, the poet/speaker reflected on: (I) the end of the nineteenth (19th) century (II) the state of Western civilization as well It (this poem) …

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What is an epic poem

Epic Poem Definition The word “epic’ derived from Greek ‘epikos’ (meaning a narrative poem) brings to our mind’s eye the images of something big magnificent and larger than life. Forms of Poetry Epic Poem Epic Poem meaning Narrative poem Examples Paradise Lost Joseph T. Shipley explains it as follows “An epic is a narrative poem …

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