Name Instructor Course Institution 29/06/2017 Poetry Explication Essay Joy Powell is a dedicated poet who during her time she wrote and many poems among them While I wait. This is one of the poems that she did and the general theme of it is grief and pain. The poem has been written in a technical style that uses other words to mean another thing. Joy Powell is a poet who not only wrote poems under grief and pain themes but she also explored in other subjects and themes that were related to human’s daily life and daily experiences. She is a literature author and a poet whose pieces revolves around human feelings and daily experiences. This is an explication essay based on Powell’s poem While I Wait. The poem by Powel is about grief pain and healing. The first line of the poem starts by informing the reader of for Death and Dying. Abingdon P 2002. Perlman Jim. Beloved on the Earth: 150 Poems of Grief and Gratitude. Holy Cow! P 2009. Rumi Jalal -D et al. Mystical Poems of Rumi. U of Chicago P 1979. Thomas Dylan and Daniel Jones. The Poems of Dylan Thomas. New Directions 2003. "While I Wait Poem by Joy Powell - Poem Hunter." PoemHunter.com poemhunter.com Wordsworth William. "VIII Not without heavy grief of heart did He." The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth Vol. 4: Evening Voluntaries; Itinerary Poems of 1833; Poems of Sentiment and Reflection; Sonnets Dedicated to Liberty and Order; Miscellaneous Poems; Inscriptions; Selections From Chaucer; Poems Referring to the Period of Old Age; Epitaphs and Elegiac Pieces; Ode-Intimations of Immortality (Second Edition) 1810 pp. 252-253. Wordsworth William and Jared R. Curtis. The Poems of William Wordsworth: Collected Reading Texts from the Cornell Wordsworth Series. Humanities EBooks 2009. Young Kevin. The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing. 2014. [...]
Sources The paper must use resources acknowledged appropriately with in-text citations within the body paragraphs: The sources come from the annotated bibliography and the outline No more than three (3) works discussed primarily. The paper is about one or more work(s) of poetry, fiction or drama. Each body paragraph MUST contain key but short quotations from the selections. At least five articles from the library database or anthology. As may be appropriate, the paper must acknowledge opposing viewpoints. Minimum Requirements Utilize one of the outlines (Toulmin or Rogerian) provided in this course. Does NOT contain the entire text of the essay (this is only a blueprint/plan for the essay) Size 12pt, Times New Roman font MLA format (heading, header, in-text citations, and Works Cited page In-text/parenthetical citations should be in the paragraph plans The paper must use resources acknowledged appropriately with in-text citations within the body paragraphs: No more than two (2) works from the textbook discussed primarily Primary source (in discussion) must appear in the works cited page Each body paragraph MUST contain key but short quotations from the selections. At least five (5) articles from the library database or textbook As may be appropriate, the paper must acknowledge opposing viewpoints. Includes a very brief description of what will be in each paragraph for the entire essay. .doc or .docx file (microsoft word document) Submitted on time Note: Note: Submissions, which do not meet the minimum requirements will receive an automatic grade of zero (0) Annotated Bibliography "Amid Grief: Writings by Israeli Jewish Women on Peace Seeking || Two Northern Poems | Rachel Tzvia Back | Download." Electronic Library. Download Books Free. Finding Books, booksc.org/book/28343875/c7229e. The poem by Powel is about grief and healing. The first line of the poem starts by informing the reader of an headache, this is some sort of pain in that case, the reviews and the poems in this piece of literature is very helpful in identifying the relevant themes that are associated with the poem by Joy Powell. The article is very helpful and the source is reliable. Attig, Thomas. The Heart of Grief: Death and the Search for Lasting Love. Oxford UP, 2006. This article is written about poems that relate with heart of grief. Through the analysis of the poem by Joy Powell, While I waited, the topic is same and this article helps identify the theme of grief and pain. The article is reliable since it is a published piece therefore, it can be trusted. Earl, Rogers J. The Art of Grief: The Use of Expressive Arts in a Grief Support Group. Death, Dying and Bereavement. CRC P, 2007. This is a piece of literature that has a discussion of various themes which evident in Joy Powell’s poem. The first theme is grief which very dominant. The article discusses the theme and give examples that are related to the theme. These is very helpful to the reader as it makes it easy to understand the poem and identify the theme. The source is reliable and trustworthy. Glass, Anne. "POEMS." Loss, Grief & Care, vol. 7, no. 1/2, 1993, pp. 169-172. According to the 9th line in the poem, While I Wait, the persona complains about his or her heart hurting as it is crushed. In that case, this article has the same theme of heart hurting due to a loss. The article comprised of Poems that are about ones’ heart getting crushed. The article is reliable as it has direct connection to the poem by Powell. Katz, Joy, and Kevin Prufer. Dark Horses: Poets on Overlooked Poems: an Anthology. U of Illinois P, 2007. This article is a piece that is made of made of poems and discussion of themes about the poems in it. The dominant them in question is loss and bad lack. From our [poem by Powell, it is evident that the persona is having bad times and that is really hurting her. Therefore, the source is helpful in relating its themes to those in While I wait. "Love: The Joy That Wounds: The Love Poems of Rumi | Rumi, Lassaad Metoui, Jean-Claude Carriere | Download." Electronic Library. Download Books Free. Finding Books, b-ok.org/book/739859/00508e. As much as this is a piece of poem reviews, it is not up to the task as others. The themes are well brought out as pain but it is not directly connected to the poem by Powell. The source is therefore, unreliable. Meeks, Blair G. Standing in the Circle of Grief: Prayers and Liturgies for Death and Dying. Abingdon P, 2002. As from the poem, While I wait, it is clear that the persona is in dilemma, same as this article, it bring the aspect of uncertainty. In this case, the poem is directly connected to the article as the themes are related. In the 7th and the 8th line, the persona is wondering why all that was promised is not fulfilled? This is clear too in the article and therefore, the source is reliable. Perlman, Jim. Beloved on the Earth: 150 Poems of Grief and Gratitude. Holy Cow! P, 2009. This is a poem that is about a departed soul. From what While I wait is all about, it is easier to identify that the poem is about someone that is not there. Therefore this article is helpful in helping bring the theme out. It reliable and helpful. Rumi, Jalal -D, et al. Mystical Poems of Rumi. U of Chicago P, 1979. The article has poems that have mystery. In the Powell poem, mystery is brought forth by the persona by the laments and the griefs. Even though the themes conjure, the source is not relevant to the analysis of Powell’s poem. Therefore, the source is not reliable. Thomas, Dylan, and Daniel Jones. The Poems of Dylan Thomas. New Directions, 2003. This source is very shallow as it only gives a narrow glimpse on the aspects of a poem. The source is not helpful as the theme is not clearly identified. The source is not helpful. "Vergil's Aeneid: A Poem of Grief and Love, Mnemosyne Suppl. 122by Steven Farron | Review By: Nicholas Horsfall | Download." Electronic Library. Download Books Free. Finding Books, booksc.org/book/47896198/2ef2e5. This article has various poem and analysis of not only themes but other style in a poem. The source is reliable. "While I Wait Poem by Joy Powell - Poem Hunter." PoemHunter.com, poemhunter.com This source has the poem by Joy Powell. The poem is well presented and the language is well understood. The site orientation is impressive and content is presented correctly. The source is very reliable. Wordsworth, William. "VIII Not without heavy grief of heart did He." The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. 4: Evening Voluntaries; Itinerary Poems of 1833; Poems of Sentiment and Reflection; Sonnets Dedicated to Liberty and Order; Miscellaneous Poems; Inscriptions; Selections From Chaucer; Poems Referring to the Period of Old Age; Epitaphs and Elegiac Pieces; Ode-Intimations of Immortality (Second Edition). This is a collection of different poems and analysis of the poems. It discusses themes and how to identify the style used in composing poems. The source has reliable content. Wordsworth, William, and Jared R. Curtis. The Poems of William Wordsworth: Collected Reading Texts from the Cornell Wordsworth Series. Humanities-EBooks, 2009. This is a journal that has a series of poems. The source is reliable and helpful in the review and analysis of the poem. Young, Kevin. The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing. 2014. This is an article that has poems with theme of grieving. The article is relevant to the research and analysis of the poem by Powell. Therefore, the source is dependable.