Seamus Heaney “Digging” Anyalisis

Digging

“Digging” is a poem by Seamus Heaney in which the speaker reflects on the work of his father and grandfather, both of whom were farmers and diggers of potatoes. The speaker observes that his father and grandfather “digged” with a spade and compares the work to the writing of poetry, saying that the “squelch and … Read more

The salient features of John Donne’s sonnet.

John Donne

1. Introduction  A lyric is a subjective manifestation of the poet’s impressions. It possesses the following qualities (1) unity of impression (2) brevity (3) personal emotion.  It passes through the poet’s heart and soul and reflects his mood. Intellect and passion are also found in it.  Edmund Gosse says: “If his songs were not so … Read more

Write a critical appreciation of the Poem ‘A Summer Night’

A Summer Night

Introduction A Summer Night is one of the more important poems of Matthew Arnold. As in several other poems; in it also live is seen in the light of its end. It is written in a stoic fashion. It appeared in the 1853 volume of Arnold’s poems and has been much praised by critics like … Read more