Poetry in Exile Analytical Essay by serendipity

Poetry in Exile
Examines themes of exile in the works of several poets, such as Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath, and other world artists.
# 52071 | 1,937 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Aug 04, 2004 in Literature (Poetry) , Literature (World) , English (Analysis) , English (Comparison)

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In poetry, there are poets that reflect on their own exile, either introspectively from the world or physically from their home country, and poets who reflect on the state of exile in all the facets that it encompasses. The paper examines examples of poetry in exile by poets, such as Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath, Egypt's Naguib Surur, and Lithuanian Jonas Mekas.

From the Paper:

"In contrast, Palmer's work, "At Passages", also combines metaphors of character and setting and uses them to defy the intellectual reasoning a reader could strip a poem with, as is seen so many times. Plath's protagonist was Lady Lazarus, who in essence was the defining character of Plath's own suicide. She displayed the "beauty" of death and Plath's inner-most thoughts on death and suicide. In Palmer's works, the protagonist is the imagery that conjures up equally disturbing "truths" about death, and rebirth..."

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