Read the poem below and answer the question that follows. He looks at the glaring sword which has snapped his machinery and struck away his men. The Taxi, by Amy Lowell, is an Imagist poem that relies heavily on imagery, rather than abstract ideas, to reveal meaning to the reader. The taxi driver, however, reaches the bridge 15 minutes before them and makes it safely across. I swear she cast a shadow white as stone.
My view of these issues is that of a feminist reader living in a democratic modern day society, where men and women live in a state of equality and have the right to express their opinions. Why should I leave you, To wound myself upon the sharp edges of the night? New York: Random House Inc. What is Summer in a fine brocaded gown! Which excerpt best illustrates a contemplative mood? Exultant they hover, And shadow the sun with Foreboding. In the shoulder of the worm is a teacher. Just a plate of current fashion, Tripping by in high-heeled, ribboned shoes. A boy is selling papers, I smell them clean and new from the press.
Dahlias ripened against a wall, Gillyflowers stood up bravely for all their short stature, And a trumpet-vine covered an arbour With the red and gold of its blossoms. Why should I leave you, To wound myself upon the sharp edges of the night? And the softness of my body will be guarded from embrace By each button, hook, and lace. Of her choice virtues only gods should speak, Or English poets who grew up on Greek I'd have them sing in chorus, cheek to cheek. For example, the taxi driver needs to be watching Faye. Streets coming fast, One after the other, Led you away from me, And the lamps of the city prick my eyes So that I can no longer see your face.
When I leave you The world stops Like a relaxed drum I call out for you among the protruding stars And shout into the cutting wind Streets flying by, One after the other, Took you away from me, And the lamps of the city blind me So that I can no longer see your face. He remembers this relationship and how it failed in the last stanza. I drink your lips, I eat the whiteness of your hands and feet. Petals and Textual Analysis Life is a stream On which we strew Petal by petal the flower of our heart; The end lost in dream, They float past our view, We only watch their glad, early start. Interlude When I have baked white cakes And grated green almonds to spread on them; When I have picked the green crowns from the strawberries And piled them, cone-pointed, in a blue and yellow platter; When I have smoothed the seam of the linen I have been working; What then? When I go away from you The world beats dead Like a slackened drum. Tan's story conveys the importance of finding one's roots, Jing-mei's Chinese heritage and family fifty years separated.
She speaks as if the reader is the one being called after. He rejected wine and tobacco. Flare of sunshine down side-streets. The top was of smooth, yellow ivory, And a tassel of tarnished gold Hung by a faded cord from a hole Pierced in the hard wood, Circled with silver. The Poet came to a stream.
Chekhov and answer the question that follows. You are frozen as the clouds, You are far and sweet as the high clouds. In that light, Petals is a relatively subdued example of her talent, but still one of her strongest poems. I think in these lines she is feeling angry like know one is listening. Streets coming fast, One after the other, Led you away from me, And the lamps of the city prick my eyes So that I can no longer see your face. Levertov chooses to reminisce about the beautiful moments of the ended relationship and Yeats creates an anonymous speaker that requests of a former lover to remember her youth and his love for her, creating a surreal sense of mystery that only reveals some shadows of his own past love life. Like white water are you who fill the cup of my mouth, Like a brook of water thronged with lilies.
Shadows and polished surfaces, Facets of mauve and purple, A constant modulation of values. Streets coming fast, One after the other, Wedge you away from me, And the lamps of the city prick my eyes So that I can no longer see your face. And those things which I say in consequence Are rubies mortised in a gate of stone. They also proclaim that life is a stream, and this is an easy metaphor to process; like life, a stream is always flowing, and always moving forward. New York: McDougal Littell, 2006. They have watered the street, It shines in the glare of lamps, Cold, white lamps, And lies Like a slow-moving river, Barred with silver and black. I move a foot, and the planes of light in the water jar.
Her father, Augustus, was a businessman, civic leader, and horticulturalist. Which of the following images from the excerpt indicates an exhilarated mood? The speaker watches as petals float down the stream only briefly, before they disappear forever — but is gladdened to see them take off. Crackling against the polished sky is an eagle with a sword. How has the rainbow fallen upon my heart? Selected Bibliography Poetry Selected Poems of Amy Lowell Rutgers University Press, 2002 What's O'Clock Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925 Sword Blades and Poppy Seed The Macmillan Company, 1914 A Dome of Many-Coloured Glass Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912. I would choose To lead him in a maze along the patterned paths, A bright and laughing maze for my heavy-booted lover, Till he caught me in the shade, And the buttons of his waistcoat bruised my body as he clasped me, Aching, melting, unafraid.
Short twists and upstartings, Rose-black, in a setting of bubbles: Sunshine playing between red and black flowers On a blue and gold lawn. It is pretty clear that as she is carried away in the taxi into the harsh world, she is protesting against her separation from her loved one. From his wing day and night came the sound of the piano. By multiplying size of taxi fleets… which relates with the carefulness of the drivers to take the passengers to the airport reliability ; service time which relates with the time it takes to reach the airport assurance ; comfort which relates with the cleanliness of the taxi and the quality of the taxi itself tangibles ; waiting time until start of service delivery which consists of the pick-up time as well as response time from the reservation center and the customer care department to deal with customer queries and complaints empathy… time for the audience to catch up to the action. Round, ripe gold Of maturity, Meticulously frilled and flaming, A fire-ball of proclamation: Fecundity decked in staring yellow For all the world to see.
This poem is narrative because the author is expressing her thoughts. And I sink on a seat in the shade Of a lime tree. Now that it has been a few years you are still pleasant and smooth. Chekhov and answer the question that follows. We alone stay While years hurry on, The flower fared forth, though its fragrance still stays.