Now that Michael is gone, they seem somehow to elegize
him, too--to describe a way of life he sought in poetry, a state of heightened attention, mobile and light, on the wing yet always down-to-earth, every syllable attuned to the music.
9) However, Martin is aware that due to his book the town and its inhabitants will remain not only in his mind but also in the mind of its readers: "The artist's task is to elegize
and defy elegy, at once.
Some of Kieman's most moving and tender poems elegize
her father's suffering from a presumably environmentally triggered brain cancer.
In "Easter 1916," Yeats, as a result, was confronted with the question of how to elegize
the same people who had been the object of his disrespect and how to revise the ways in which he was making sense of contemporary Ireland.
Overall, men's confessional poetry represents mothers as interrupting, overshadowing, or speaking through the poet's utterances; by contrast, men's post-confessional poetry conceptualizes mothers as being at the mercy of their literary sons who can ironically quote them, articulate the meaning of their lives, and elegize
The kinship ties that exist between humans and the spirit-beings invoked during basangiang ceremonies are affirmed through the recitation of timang, origin myths recounted in the sangiang sacred language that elegize
these spirit-beings so as to obtain their favor, thus persuading them to participate in ceremonies meant to help human beings.
But with the yearning of the passionate shepherd now so royally rewarded, Shakespeare could elegize
what might have been, and for this fleeting moment of a new dawn share with his hosts what Marlowe saw so mightily, "the miracle of a chant of enchantment, which is also a song of songs .
Wordsworth remains central, however, his poetry and prose shaping Jacobus's exploration of how we listen, touch, feel, and elegize
our beings both in poetry and in relationships with "things.
Arnold's use of lyric conventions, in particular the apostrophe, allows the elegies to obviate the need for a mourner by suggesting that the landscape can both contain and elegize
its own inhabitants.
Together, these performances document, historicize, and elegize
the deaths of Aboriginal women in Canada.
In Isaac's attempt to elegize
his father, he filters Toussaint's military genius and political skills through the eyes of a dutiful son.
These tenuous links, echoed by the faintly chiming end-sounds, elegize
loss but also show how something can be saved, or at least persist.