Is the speaker in a poem one and the same as the writer? Stop and consider this for a few moments. Can you think of any poems you have read where a writer has created a character, or persona, whose voice we hear when we read?
Wordsworth's The Prelude was written as an autobiographical poem, but there are many instances where it is obvious that poet and persona are different. Charlotte Mew's poem, ‘The Farmer's Bride’ (1916) begins like this:
3.4 Proving God's existence
This unit examines Hume's reasons for being complacent in the face of death, as these are laid out in his suppressed essay of 1755, ‘Of the immortality of the soul’. More generally, they examine some of the shifts in attitude concerning death and religious belief that were taking place in Europe at the end of the eighteenth century, through examination of this and other short essays.
3 Studying philosophy
In the final section of this taster unit I want to say something about the process of studying philosophy. We can divide the process up into three components: reading (and listening), discussing, and writing. Let us take them in turn and see what they will involve in A211.
Reading. Reading philosophy is a special skill. You can't read a philosophy book as you would a novel. You will need to approach it carefully and critically, taking much more time than normal. Different
In this unit we examine the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, and its relationship to nineteenth century romanticism and exoticism. We begin with a biographical discussion of the Prince of Wales, afterwards Prince Regent and eventually King George IV, to whose specifications the Pavilion was built. With the help of video and still images we take a tour of the Pavilion, examining the exterior then a series of interior rooms as a visitor in the 1820s may have experienced them. Besides this we look at co
Brain Day 2011: Shedding light on Parkinson's Disease
Brain Day 2011 is sponsored by the Neurological Foundation of NZ and the University of Otago. As part of Brain Awareness Week, we join this major international effort to communicate the wonders and achievements of brain research.
Dr Louise Parr-Brownlie, from the Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, speaks on “Shedding light on Parkinson’s Disease”
Held March 19, 2011.
Woman's Building History: Bia Lowe (Otis College)
Bia Lowe's essays have appeared in many magazines and journals, including Salmagundi, The Kenyon Review, Harper's, and the webzine Killing the Buddha.
Her work has been anthologized in Another City: Writings From Los Angeles (City Lights Books), Turning Toward Home: Reflections On The Family From Harper's Magazine (Franklin Square Press), Sister & Brother: Lesbians & Gay Men Write About Their Lives Together (HarperSanFrancisco) and Helter Skelter: L.A. Art In The 1990s (Los Angeles Museum of Co
Who inspires you?
What happens when Concordia's hallowed halls are the backdrop for a video camera and the thought-provoking question: Who inspires you?
Read more on the Concordia University Now news and events site: http://www.concordia.ca/now/campus-life/concordia-community/20110419/students-spill-on-who-inspires-them.php
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On Monday May 2, help us spread the word about all of the great reasons to choose The University of Toledo for higher education. Students, Staff, and Faculty are asked to tell us and their friends #whyUToledo was their choice.
On May 2nd, help us spread Rocket Pride by using the tag #whyUToledo and tell us why.
Dr. Maryellen Kyle- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. Maryellen Kyle, Internal Medicine Physician with Carolina Family Care in Downtown Charleston. She has been at the 30 Bee Street location since 2009. Her areas of special interest include treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol and many of the other common issues that patients face.
IRE: Minimally Invasive Treatment for Inoperable Cancer Tumors
University of Maryland interventional radiologists describe the benefits of IRE and what happens during the procedure.
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