Pages tagged with Elegy

Pastoral poetry refers to a literary work, dealing with shepherds and their rustic life. It is highly stylized and presents an idealized rather than realistic view of rustic life. It draws a contrast between the innocence and serenity of a simple life and the misery and corruption of ...
A poem about a son's recollection of his mother's life on the occasion of her funeral.
The poem about the life and death of an anonymous cotton cultivator of India.
Pastiche, as opposed to parody, seeks to celebrate the original art it imitates. Here, a famous poem by Thomas Gray, dating from the mid-18th century, given a 21st century update.
This is an elegy to a friend that, although he is alive, he has had his life ruined by an abusive and destructive family.
An elegy is a poem which laments the dead. In fact, elegy is written in memory of any individual person, after his demise. However, Thomas Gray, the author of this poem, has not followed these conventions. Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" is noteworthy in that it mourns ...
The fate of life envelops mind while I walk.. In the silent wind.
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