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The "Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" traces the journey of the narrator and his companion through the day while ruminating on the nature of life, love and spirituality. This description derives from Edward Fitzgerald’s 19th-ce...

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African American spirituals, a type of religious folksong, are about faith, sorrow, hope and struggles. These spirituals were important to American slaves, who used this form of song to hold onto hope through Jesus Chris...

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A food poem is simply a poem about food. The poem can be about specific foods, like apples or pork, or specific food groups like fruits and vegetables, diary or grains. The only requirement to classify a poem as a food p...

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A palanca letter is written by writing a note to someone with words of encouragement, love, praise and spirituality. Palanca is Spanish for "lift" or "to rise" and denotes a lever used to lift and move heavy things.

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The poem "Alone," by Maya Angelou, is written as the narrator's bedtime musings about life and its meaning. The poem's speaker is lying in bed thinking and searching for answers when she realizes she has the answer. She ...

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At the end of "Araby," the narrator has an epiphany when he decides to give up on his love for Mangan's sister. "Araby" is a short story by James Joyce, published in 1914, which tells the story of a group of people livin...

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Robert Frost's poem "My Butterfly" draws a parallel between a butterfly the narrator is mourning the death of and the author himself, focusing on the joyfulness he felt the summer he first saw the butterfly to the sorrow...

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