release stress. It makes others think. An elegy to some people, is very depressing to
knows about. An elegy could be a real breath taker, if taken the right way.
High noon would be around middle age. The evening would be when they are
elderly. For the obsticles people have to go through in their life, he puts in wind, rain,
and so on to reflect upon the difficult tasks one faces.
Thomas Gray wrote another poem called The curse upon Edward. In this
that The shrieks of death, thro Berkley s roof that ring. (Gray. 821) Gray has a way of
writing lines in difficult ways, that you could have used six words to explain the
sentence. In his last poem The Progress of Poesy, Gray has a different way of
explaining his point of view. In this particular poem he pertains to life as a drink. He
not do. If one makes a mistake, just shake it off and start over again.
Two other well known elegy authors, are Burton Raffel, and Charles W.
mashing surf when I sweated in the cold, Of am anxious watch, purched in the bow,
As it dashed under cliffs, My feet were cast, In Icy bands, Bound with frost.(Raffel. 17)
In Kennedy s poem The Wanderer , he just tells the story how it happens. He does
work is Oft when the day broke, oft at the dawning, Lonely and wrenched I wailed
(Kennedy. 57) Kennedy and Raffel write about the same things. They do not use the
same tastics the other one uses, but they each can get their point across. One may
think Rafffel can tell his story cleaner, smoother than Kennedy. Kennedy just tells you
the story the way it is, one might not like it told that way.
Throughout the years, ther has been a number of great elegy authors. They are
all excellent. It takes a well educated mind to come up with some of the ideas they get,
elegy was the ony type poem written, therefore everyone who wrote had to write an
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