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The small jewelled Doll of a mans imagination

Advantages: great collection with loots of depth
Disadvantages: none

Throughout much of her poetry, Plath uses very powerful images of women. Some critics have described these images as showing feminist influences in her work. In the poems ‘Ariel’, ‘The Applicant’, and ‘Lady Lazarus’, ...

Kram_Eniarrol 02.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Winter Trees - Sylvia Plath

THE REASON WHY I LOVE YEATS

Advantages: his poetry can transport you
Disadvantages: none

Throughout all of Yeats’ work there are certain themes and ideas that are nearly always present. These include, a love of art that Yeats wants to share, ideas of rural and united Ireland, age and possibly most prolifically a deep expression of love ...

robsterwest 24.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Poems - W.B. Yeats

The most influential poet of this century

Advantages: none
Disadvantages: read it, you won't be disappointed

...Yeats is without a doubt one of the most significant and influential poets of recent times, and probably the most important Anglo-Irish poet ever. His poems are deeply affecting, especially those concerning his unrequited love for Maud Gonne. They deal wi ...

zimbabwe 22.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Poems - W.B. Yeats

A poetic genius - which may be the problem

Advantages: Some great poems
Disadvantages: Some very long poems which arent the easiest to understand, particularly if you arent too interested in 19th century literature

Sadly poetry is very much an art which has not been embraced by the 21st Century. Browning is most definately one of England's greatest poets. I do admit that I have had to study him for English literature, else I would not own this book, but it definat ...

CandiceB666 01.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Men and Women and Other Poems - Robert Browning

Moveing and Romanitc

Advantages: Romanitic, Touching and Deeply Thought Provokeing
Disadvantages: You look silly reading it on a bus :-)

Browning is known as one of the best Romanitic poets and this colume contains some of his best work. The selection of poems is very well done, moveing from dreampt love in 'Love Among the Ruins' where a shepered dreams about love and power as he wonders ...

MrMusic2000_uk 10.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Men and Women and Other Poems - Robert Browning