[tags: modern poetry, true poetry] - Poetry Comparison on The Flea and To His Coy Mistress I would firstly like to begin on 'The Flea'.
This poem is about a man that is trying to persuade a woman to have sex with him, by symbolically using a flea.
The content of the poem is very much the same throughout the whole of the poem.
In the first stanza, the poet is basically talking about how the flea represents their coming together and in the last two stanza's the poet tries to then persuade the woman to have sex by using different tactic's like guilt etc....
[tags: Papers] - Welsh Poetry Comparison and Analysis This essay will consider two poems, both written by Welsh authors.
The first poem to be discussed will be Dylan Thomas' Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night.
The poem is written in the first person, though it is not specific as to whether it is from the perspective of a man or woman, which indeed could be a result of deliberate ambiguity, or alternatively, it could be Simon Armitage himself.
The speaker, apparently in a house he or she is about to move into, is measuring 'windows, pelmets, doors' with their mother, who has 'come to help' as they need 'a second pair of hands'....
How these two men interpreted that inspiration and expressed it in their poetry differ....
[tags: victorian and modern poetry] - Poetry Comparison - Sonnet and In time of war.