Skip to main content

LC English
LC English
11,005 followers
3 questions
134 posts

Do you have questions about LC English?

Log in to ask questions about LC English publicly or anonymously.

 

• Read the poem aloud. Poetry is meant to be read aloud. ...

• Unpack what the poem is about. Poems generally convey a narrative or describe feelings or objects. ...

• Pay attention to the rhythm. Poems have rhythm. ...

• Look for enjambment. ...

• Look for techniques. ...

• Consider the poetic form.

Similarities Between Macbeth & Lady Macbeth – Essay

Love was very important to the Shakespearean audience. There is not a play written by Shakespeare that does not contain some form of a love relationship. These plays usually end happily, however in the case of “Macbeth”, the relationship that carries this important function, that is love, is conveyed in a way most peculiar. Instead of the average “happily ever after” ending an audience would expect, Shakespeare offers the audience, a villainous duo. One would expect that their relationship is an average husband and wife relationship, but there are many similarities and differences in the relationship which makes it... (More)

Macbeth is responsible for his own downfall – Essay

Macbeth, despite influences of the witches and Lady Macbeth, is responsible for his downfall. In Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, Macbeth is a tragic hero who destroys himself by his own wicked and selfish ambitions. At the beginning of the play, Macbeth is portrayed as a courageous, noble hero of Scotland who has bravely won the war. As the story continues, Macbeth soon becomes a tyrant king who is willing to murder anyone who becomes a threat to his kingdom.

As the play begins, Macbeth proves himself to be a hero as he demonstrates his bravery and courage. He is praised... (More)

Share Notes
LC English

Vivid imagery in Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry – Essay

Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry changes everyday scenes to vivid imagery. Bishop has a keen eye for detail as she converts the visual images that she sees into words of poetic language that creates vivid images in the reader’s mind.

The poem “The Fish” is bombarded with intense imagery of the fish. The fish is ‘tremendous’, ‘battered’, ‘venerable’, and ‘homely’. Bishop is very sympathetic towards the fish’s situation as she imagines the fish’s life stories. She compares the fish to familiar household objects: “here and there / his brown skin hung in strips / like ancient wallpaper, / and its pattern of... (More)