The Sun and Her Flowers Parody

Author: James King
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781548847777
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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First of all Sun is not female! Female only takes and takes and leaves you when you have nothing to give. But Sun gives and gives without any expectation and accompanies you till your death. People plant trees, not flowers! Why should only ladies have all the fun by writing whining poetries showing males as mean creatures and women as fairies? Why should not male also have some poetry fun?

Milk and Honey Parody Grab Her By the Pusheen and Other Poetries

Author: John Trumpet
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1326970070
Format: PDF
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Poetry that will make you ROFL. It's a response to the bestseller "Milk Honey" poetry book. After completing the book, you will surely get enlightened. It may even change your political inclination. Gift this to your republican and democrats friends, they will stop fighting among each other and work together to make America great again.

The Sun and Her Roses

Author: Lolly Wangford
ISBN: 9781973497578
Format: PDF, ePub
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NEW YORK TIMES Best Selling book of poetry "The Sun and Her Flowers" is parodied in this hilariously curated collection of classic and contemporary jokes from the ever-popular "Roses are red... to more current politically incorrect variations. See what the buzz is about as you flip thru this charming little collection of jokes, parodies and doodles that made us laugh as young kids, and that truly captured the zeitgeist of our time. THE SUN AND HER ROSES will make you giggle again this holiday season and most of all--long for the days when life was simple and a little joke could make your day. Buy it as a stocking stuffer for that person in your life who needs a lift or a giggle.

Ta tria mikra lykakia

ISBN: 9789602402399
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An altered retelling of the traditional tale about the conflict between pig and wolf--with a surprise ending.


Author: Amy King
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190289783
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Starting from the botanical crazes inspired by Linnaeus in the eighteenth century, and exploring the variations it spawned--natural history, landscape architecture, polemical battles over botany's prurience--this study offers a fresh, detailed reading of the courtship novel from Jane Austen to George Eliot and Henry James. By reanimating a cultural understanding of botany and sexuality that we have lost, it provides an entirely new and powerful account of the novel's role in scripting sexualized courtship, and illuminates how the novel and popular science together created a cultural figure, the blooming girl, that stood at the center of both fictional and scientific worlds.

Faithful Labourers a Reception History of Paradise Lost 1667 1970

Author: John Leonard
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199666555
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Faithful Labourers surveys and evaluates existing criticism of John Milton's epic Paradise Lost, tracing the major debates as they have unfolded over the past three centuries. Eleven chapters split over two volumes consider the key debates in Milton criticism, including discussion of Milton's style, his use of the epic genre, and his references to Satan, God, innocence, the fall, sex, nakedness, and astronomy. Volume one attends to questions of style and genre. The first three chapters examine the longstanding debate about Milton's grand style and the question of whether it forfeits the native resources of English. Early critics saw Milton as the pre-eminent poet of 'apt Numbers' and 'fit quantity', whose verse is 'apt' in the specific sense of achieving harmony between sound and sense; twentieth-century anti-Miltonists faulted Milton for divorcing sound from sense; late twentieth-century theorists have denied the possibility that sound can 'enact' sense. These are extreme changes of critical perception, and yet the story of how they came about has never been told. These chronological chapters explain the roots of these changes and, in doing so, engage with the enduring theoretical question of whether it is possible for sound to enact sense. Volume two considers interpretative issues, and each of the six chapters traces a key debate in the interpretation of Paradise Lost. They engage with such questions as whether Paradise Lost is an epic or an anti-epic, whether Satan runs away with the poem (and whether it is good that he does so), what it means to be innocent (or fallen), and whether Milton's poetry is hostile to women. A final chapter on the universe of Paradise Lost makes the provocative argument that almost every commentator since the middle of the eighteenth century has led readers astray by presenting Milton's universe as the medieval model of Ptolemaic spheres. This assumption, which has fostered the notion that Milton was backward-looking or anti-intellectual, rests upon a misreading of three satirical lines. Milton's earliest critics recognized that he unequivocally embraces the new astronomy of Kepler and Bruno.