Through poetry, change has been achieved throughout the world at different levels. Poets have been considered as the voice of common people through their compositions during times of struggles. Issues ranging…
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These poems were recited in the fields as the slaves worked while others were made into strong songs that not only united but also gave the slaves a sense of unity in their black heritage. The late 19th century and for most parts of the 20th century, poems from the black community and other human rights activists were used to bring down the racial divide between the whites and the black communities. Through poetry, a sense of self-discovery was ignited in African Americans and this was able to see them survive slavery and racial segregation. The theme of Racism is one of the most important themes in the history of the modern world. These paper will explore the relevancy of how racism as a theme has been handled in poetry successfully to instill self-discovery attitudes.
Racism as a theme has featured in many texts by black poets. However, it is important to note that racism not only occurs when amongst the African American group in the United States. A number of poets from different races and on a global level have handled theme of racism in their texts. Racism can be defined as treating people indifferently based on their race or color of their skin. Denying an individual something or treating someone indifferently due to the color of his skin or origin, is against the basic human rights. In the US, the history of Racism goes back before the founding of the nation during the days of slavery. Africans were taken from their homes in Africa and turned into slaves to work in agricultural plantations while at the same timework as slaves in white homesteads. Working as slaves, African Americans were beaten, killed, tortured and treated like second-rate citizens. The emancipation proclamation in 1864 ended the civil war and abolished slavery while giving African American slaves the right to their freedom (Hathaway, Jarab &Melnick 37-44).
However, the freedom that African Americans gained had its own limitations and most of
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“A Rose for Emily” relates the story of a reclusive woman, Emily Grierson, who lives in a Southern town of the United States. The story is told from the perspective of the townspeople (at least one of them is narrating it as the words “we” are used throughout to describe the townspeople), and narrates the incidents in the life of the local recluse, Miss Grierson, and a macabre discovery made after her death.
As a result of the prevailing dynamism in the present world, managing the organizational administration has grown up to be a complex phenomenon and this complexity has been immensely impacted by rapid changes in the environment. The environmental changes are again stimulated by both internal and external forces as well (Getahun, 2003).
Also, the literatures of many independent nations which were part of the Soviet Union or Russia historically also fall under the broad head of the term ‘Russian Literature’. Before the onset of the nineteenth century, the seeds of the Russian literature were sown and harvested by the renowned playwrights and poets like Alexander Blok, Sergei Yesenin, Anna Achmatova, Marina Tsvetaeva, Osip Mandelstam, Boris Pasternak, Joseph Brodsky, Vladimir Mayakovsky and prose writers like Ivan Bunin, Vladimir Nabokov, Mikhail Sholokhov, Mikhail Bulgakov, Andrey Platonov, Vassily Grossman and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Waliszewski, K., “A History of Russian Literature”).
He includes the books The Home of the Spirits, written by Isabel Allendes, and Gabriel Garcia Marquezs One Hundred Years of Solitude. His comparison of the relationship between the two novels forms the basis of discussion in this literature research paper.
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