Poetry about Humanity and Religion

Each poem below was written for a class I took, each based on the poems of different literary figures like George Herbert, William Wordsworth, John Donne, and Christina Rosetti. Poetry Composition’s Inspired by George Herbert’s Poem “Prayer I” (link: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44371/prayer-i) Prayer: the appearance of Peace, the humble bow,The Spirit descending below as the mouth speaks,OneContinue reading “Poetry about Humanity and Religion”

A Response to Ernest Jones’ ‘A Psycho-analytic Study of Hamlet’

My thoughts about his beliefs on the connection between Queen Gertrude and Prince Hamlet. (link to his essay: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5441df7ee4b02f59465d2869/t/56006c66e4b0c5c38c97d6bd/1442868326835/A+Psycho-Analytic+Study+of+Hamlet.pdf) Ernest Jones’ argument for Hamlet is incredibly interesting and fascinating to read. The relationship between Queen Gertrude and Prince Hamlet is a peculiar one that people have spent centuries trying to better understand. Jones makes someContinue reading “A Response to Ernest Jones’ ‘A Psycho-analytic Study of Hamlet’”

Colonial ‘American’ Loyalists

Addressing the many loyalists that existed in Colonial America even after the Declaration of Independence and throughout the Revolutionary War. Growing up in school, we often learned about the War of Independence and about the courageous Founding Fathers in creating the Continental Congress, Continental Army, and Declaration of Independence. We praise them for their effortsContinue reading “Colonial ‘American’ Loyalists”