Literature: an introduction to reading and writing, compact sixth edition is founded on the principles of writing about literature first, students learn how to engage deeply and critically with a broad selection of stories, poems, and plays. 0486_y14_sy - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online the darkling thrush on the departure platform the pine planters the convergence of the. Looking for more resources on the poetry of thomas hardy check out the bbc bitesize pages on drummer hodge or the hardy society's commentary on poems for students for those inquiring about the missing pages, there is a new team of diligent fifth form students at the king's school canterbury preparing material, including revision videos, to be uploaded before the exam in may. Illustrative student essay (extended comparison-contrast): literary treatments of the conflicts between private and public life writing topics for comparison and contrast 2.
Nature questioning thomas hardy thomas hardy thomas hardy, written by trevor johnson, is the detailed journey through the life of one of england's greatest writers this biography describes some of the major details of his life such as his family, his education, and his major works. Friedrich engels-the great towns p500 this passage was really enlightening in it engels takes his readers on a journey through the slums and ghettos of england. Writing about literature integrated in every chapter—includes coverage of writing about each element (ie character, setting, tone) followed by a sample student essay and commentary on the essay. Extended commentary of 'on the departure platform' by thomas hardy extended commentary of 'the pine planters' by thomas hardy extended commentary of 'the darkling thrush' by thomas hardy.
Background hardy wrote this poem when the first world war was at its height the title of the poem is taken from the old testament hardy's theme is the transience of the big events of history. Essay writing guide extended commentary of 'on the departure platform' by thomas hardy extended commentary of 'the convergence of the twain' by thomas hardy. To what extent are the reader's questions answered in the listeners by walter de la mare on the departure platform by thomas hardy ozymandias by percy bysshe shelley the man he killed by thomas hardy in the listeners there are many questions. Poetry analysis of thomas hardy's the oxen the english poet thomas hardy wrote a seemingly simple piece titled the oxen in 1915, as the industrialized slaughter of world war i raged throughout the european continent.
Each element (ie character, setting, tone) is covered by a sample student essay and commentary on the essay 33 mla —format demonstrative student essays serve as models for good student writing three new chapters on research -one each for fiction, poetry and drama - feature full mla-style research papers annotated to point out research. Hardy had his own ideas about reception theory and was well aware that readers contribute to the production of meaning in a text, that their responses are conditioned by the interplay of literary textual elements and their own culturally determined expectations. Auto suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and enter to select. Commentary on the essay thomas hardy in time of the breaking of nations the extended comparison-contrast essay.
Thomas hardy was married twice - his first marriage, long and mostly unhappy, was to emma gifford they married in 1874 emma died in 1912, and in 1914 hardy married his secretary, florence dugdale, who later became his biographer. Booktopia has myliteraturelab with pearson etext -- standalone access card -- for literature, an introduction to reading and writing by edgar v roberts buy a discounted other of myliteraturelab with pearson etext -- standalone access card -- for literature online from australia's leading online bookstore. Extended commentary of 'the darkling thrush' by thomas hardy hardy appears to be making the simple change of an arbitrary number into something quite different, and more serious a degeneration of life itself.
Candidates must answer on one set text from this section: thomas hardy the following fourteen poems: neutral tones 'i look into my glass' drummer hodge the darkling thrush on the departure platform the pine planters the convergence of the twain the going the voice at the word 'farewell' during wind and rain in time of 'the breaking. Many nineteenth- and twentieth-century poems explore wanderlust and faraway locales and new modes of transportation, which can be seen in the exoticism of john masefield's cargoes and rudyard kipling's mandalay and the romanticization of rail travel in thomas hardy's on the departure platform and edna st vincent millay.
A strategy to get rid of the text commentary would be to write it first and then, on its basis, write a second argumentative essay, which is what you should hand in use the text commentary, if necessary, as a kind of preliminary exercise useful for a close reading of the poem, then start again: ask yourself a question about the text, answer it. The essential hardy, the last in the series, is a small anthology of about 100 poems the really interesting thing about this edition is an extensive introduction (66 pages), in which the poet brodsky analyzes in considerable depth, five of hardy's poems. Of all of the different essay types you can encounter, the expository essay is the one you are most likely to find on exams and for classroom assignments in lower-level coursework. Like many of hardy's poems that were written after his wife's death in december 1912, 'the going' is an expression of the complex grief that dominated the poet's mentality for a significant period of his life.