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Love and hate in poetry
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought, and the thought has found words. It is the spontaneous overflow of feelings (Moscovici, 51).Love is mainly known to be expressed in poems, but what if the love turned out to be hate. Most poems are based on the theme of love. Most love poems focus on the loss of the beloved or the beloved. The theme of hate in love is rare as compared to that of hate. What people perceive as writing based on goodness can also change and put its facts in the form of hate. Hate in poetry is a cause of many factors. One could be the actions of someone else from the poetry. Hate can cause fear, conflict, inhumane activities as well as a thought of dislike of someone or something. It can be a tool that breaks families and friendship apart. This thesis is based on the use and display of hate in poetry.
Hate has no boundary as it does not consider who is to be faced by the state. Hate can be to someone close. It does not choose whom to hate and when and how. In Molly Peacock’s poem “say you love me” she brings up a story that is dramatic, creative and also cinematic based on a family background. Molly Peacock who expresses herself, her over-abusive sister and her drunken father are the main characters noted in the poem. One can say that due to the notion that it is a family related poem, there will be peace, love and harmony, but that is not what Molly Peacock brings out. She depicts a state of abuse in the family. Molly describes the state of her father’s alcoholism, and it can be seen all through the poem. The father forcefully imposes her to say that she loves him (Peacock, 1989). She explains that she was only fifteen when her drunken father pinned her to the chair because he has hunkered over her with her arms wide open. She states that her mother’s carelessness of not saying anything about his drinking problem. This is a clear show that the speaker of the poem truly hates her father for his abusive ways, and she also hates the mother for not being the one to support her by telling her father to stop his abuse. She feels that her abuse would not have happened if her mother was there to stop it. She feels neglected. She hates that her mother neglected her from shunning away their father from abusing her. The speaker is full of rage towards both her parents. However, William Blake is portraying a lot of hate compared to that of Molly Peacock. Hate being a state of mind that makes one despises someone or something that does not please him or her, William brings out hate in the form of a metaphor a poison tree (Marsh, 34). Relating his rage and hate to a poisonous tree is a show of how much he truly despises his foe. In William Blake’s poem ‘A poison tree’, the poem majorly explores the consequences of hate and conflict. At first, William illustrates a situation where the speaker is angry with a friend but because that is a friend, the speaker confronts the friend, and they solve the hatred. As compared to Molly Peacock’s poem, there is hate, and there is forgiveness in Blake’s poem. This shows that hate cannot concur friendship if. There is despite all the hate, forgiveness. The speaker forgives the friend for making him mad. It poses that hate does not stay is someone for long instead it does fade away. This is a clear show that hate is a character that can affect those that are around you and forgiveness can be a solution for the buildup rage and fury.
Hate is unpredictable and can be based on irony. It can be showed in the most unexpected way, and it’s not displayed for everyone to see. One cannot display it openly, but instead, they can deeply store it in their hearts. The buildup of hate can be dangerous to self and also to those around you. Hate too is based on irony as people can mean to say what the opposite of what they feel is. Molly’s sister hisses and interferes with the struggle her father is making on her. Her sister tells her to submit to his demands. At this level, she is scared, and her state of resistance diminishes as the father is strong and she decides to give in to the demands of her father. She tells him “I love you, dad.” At the same time, her sister distracts the father’s attention by telling him that the phone is ringing which is false, and he should answer it. This can also show that hate can inflict fear on people. In Peacock’s poem, hate is brought about by her father’s state of abuse. She despises how his face looked like a ham on a hook above her. Her father’s forceful nature scares her and inflicts fear on her. Therefore, one can see that the fear leads to hate and when she gives in to his demands, it shows that she could forcefully have said that ironically without meaning it so as to seize away from torture. A family setting background, one can expect that there is the family love in it, but what is portrayed is negative. This poem is ironical as a family is a bond that enables one to feel loved. The father probably felt that he was not loved by his fifteen-year-old. The forceful state makes the girl question the absence of her mother and the failure of her mother to tell her father to stop drinking. She feels that her mother neglected her duty as a mother. The fear that the father inflicted on her could also lead to the hatred of the girl towards her father. For the father’s part, he was satisfied when she finally gave in and said that she loved him while, in the real sense, the girl hated the father for his numerous abuse. For him, that was enough to know that he was loved. The essence of this poem is to show how much love can turn to hatred due to the actions of the others and how irony is used to justify the demands of other people. The narrator states that the father sobs which is a show that he feels not loved. At this point, one imagines that the girl does not love the father but out of the fear that he’s inflicting on her, she gives up and accepts to say that she loves him. The sister also hisses to show that she does not like the actions of the father. The second situation, the speaker conflicts with an enemy but instead of any confrontation, the speaker bottles up this in his conflicting mind and it builds up to a more hatred (Marsh, 2012). Use of metaphor to illustrate how he despises and hates the foe is evident. The narrator has lost his humanity, as his enemy who had been lured into the garden to steal the toxic Apple is now dead. The toxic apple is the hatred that the speaker has for his foe. It is the buildup of hate, and it has grown to a fine, ripe fruit that is now edible and the enemy is drawn to the garden. This brings out the enemy’s fate as he eats the poisonous tree and dies which is an indication of how the speaker hated the foe to a point of death being a solution to the hate. The poem also denotes a character of forgiveness where the speaker forgives his enemy (friend) after a confrontation. In Molly’s poem, however, there is no forgiveness as the character hates the father. For her, only hate takes over. While for the father, who only wanted to get the words out of her mouth that she loved him will feel that he is loved. Hate is a strong feeling that cannot be explained and it takes expressions of sarcasm. Hate is also an unpredicted gesture of someone’s emotions and feelings. It clearly does not prove to the person being hated that there is loath and detest from the other person.
Hate is in an in-depth form and cannot be controlled. It takes different forms of expressions. The speaker, William uses metaphors such as comparing his anger to a poison tree. The narrator further explains how he watered the tree with his tears morning and night and ran it with smiles that show the process of growth of plants. The watering of the tree is an accumulation of hate with time. The narrator compares the growth of the tree to the continuing growth of his hate. It indicates how much the hate is fruitful. The enemy too does not know of this hate that the narrator has (Mann, 24).The third quadrate, the narrator narrates how the toxic tree bears toxic fruits. The fruits are beautiful and appealing to the outside. The foe holds the beautiful shining fruit up high only to realize that it is for the narrator. By holding up the fruit (the speaker’s body) towards the light, shows how much anger and hate the speaker has for the enemy. His hate is displayed, and now it is not hidden as before. This poison tree that is his body holds up a lot of anger towards the enemy. He uses poetry to show how much he despises that person despite him not showing it out. Molly Peacock, display of in-depth hate is seen when she describes how she hated her father’s state of abuse and how she had to lie falsely to him that she loved him despite the abuse. Many poems use love themes, but it’s so rare for poets to use hate theme (Creech, 12). Hate is a strong word when directed to someone. The poem, Poison Tree talks about how anger can be a poison to both the mind and the body and also how it can not only destroy the person your hate is directed towards but also oneself. This shows that hate is something that can bring out conflicts and serious injuries to those close to you.
In conclusion, hate can be seen in the two poems even though they still have love contents in them to show that it’s not all about hate (American Poetry, 1). The poems show that hate can be in all manners including the family members hate. This domestic violence can be a great negative impact to hate a family member. In comparison, the two poems do not have much of comparison as they relate to hating and love traits in the speakers. In Molly Peacock’s poem ‘Say you love me’, the tone is more of forced love. It is based in a situation where there is domestic violence. The father forces the fifteen-year-old to say that she loves her father. It comes to a point where the father uses physical force, pinning the girl to a chair and demanding the words to come out of her mouth. Hate is also portrayed as a tool that can lead to inhumanity and this greatly can affect the people whom the hate is directed to. Hate can lead to depression of the person hating as they bottle up too many hateful emotions within themselves. This can also lead to losing of life as William Blake states in his poem that “in the morning I see, my foe outstretched beneath the tree. In William Blake’s poem, the love of a friend is more compared to the love of a foe. He states that he was angry with his friend, but he told his wrath, and his wrath ended. For Molly Peacock’s poem, say you love me; the only love that can be portrayed is that of the sister who comes to distract the father so that he can stop his abusive deeds towards her sister. It shows that her sister loves her. Therefore, these two poems are by hate being more than love. They greatly show how the various characters use their hate and display it or even hide it and how it harmfully destroys them and the other people close to them. It is also an indicator of the state of conflict one can have with their minds, and it’s unhealthy build up.
Annotated bibliography:
American, Poetry L. P. T. 101 Great American Poems. Dover Publications, 2012. Internet resource.
Introduction
Lead statement: In poetry, comparing both love and hate poem at once is one of the hardest things.
Development and controlling of idea: However, the author has managed to compare both love and hate in work.
Broad analysis of theme: Hate is expressions of negative emotions while love is expression of positive emotions.
Thesis statement: Love and hate are both part of art in poetry.
Body
Paragraph A: The author portrays how poems can talk about anger in more a passionate way to both the mind and the body and also how it can not only destroy the person you hate but also yourself.
Paragraph B: The author of this article as clearly analyzed many poems to come up with conclusion that are substantial in nature.
Paragraph C: For instance, in this article he suggests that poetry is when an emotion has found its thought, and the thought has found words.
Conclusion
Love and hate are both part of art in poetry. I think love and hate are both part of art in poetry. This has significantly aided my essay work.
Creech, Sharon. Love That Dog. New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Print.
Introduction
Lead statement: Hate is expressions of negative emotions.
Development and controlling of idea: Satire has occupied large volume in this book. Broad analysis of theme: The author has used strong words that are satirical in nature. He used satire to bring the theme of hate into her work.
Thesis statement: Hate is part of great poetry.
Body
Paragraph A: This book is written by Sharon Creech it is titled Love That Dog. It demonstrates how strong hate can transform into great artistic art.
Paragraph B: For example, she suggests that hate in poetry is a cause of many factors. One could be the actions of someone else from the poetry. Hate is also portrayed as a tool that can lead to inhumanity and this greatly can affect the people whom the hate is directed to.
Paragraph C: This has aided my essay in showing how hate can be art. Many poems use love themes, but it’s so rare for poets to use hate theme. Hate is a strong word when directed to someone.
Conclusion
Hate is part of great poetry. Therefore, hate in poetry should be embraced at any time. I think it expresses emotions of the poet in a vivid perspective. Hence this style should always be utilized.
Giovanni, Nikki. Love Poems. New York, NY: Morrow, 1997. Print.
Introduction
Lead statement: It still stands out as the best book for love poems.
Development and controlling of idea: Love poem are expression of emotional expression towards someone.
Thesis statement: love is the spontaneous overflow of positive feelings.
Body
Paragraph A: This is a book written by Nikki Giovanni it contains samples of love poems. It also goes ahead to provide an analysis of what love song should entail.
Paragraph B: It states that love song is motivated by passion and strong emotion of loving someone or something.
Paragraph C: Hate can lead to depression of the person hating as they bottle up too many hateful emotions within themselves.
Conclusion
Love is the spontaneous overflow of positive feelings. Therefore, when this affections of love are written down in poet message the form the best artistic work. I think expression love is the best poetry.
Mann, David. Love and Hate: Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Hove: Brunner-Routledge, 2002. Print.
Introduction
Lead statement: It still stands out as the best book for love and hate poems analysis.
Development and controlling of idea: Love and hate poem are expression of emotional expression towards someone.
Thesis statement: love and hate are emotional expression.
Body
Paragraph A: Love and hate are both expression of feelings towards someone. In short, it is the expression of positive and negative emotional feeling.
Paragraph B: This book is written by David Mann who has compared both love and hate poems.
Paragraph C Additionally, he has analyzed what strategies are used in love poems and ones used in hate poems.
Conclusion
He qualifies as the best author of analyzing love and hate poem. I think hate in poetry is a cause of many factors. One could be the actions of someone else from the poetry. This book is ironical as a family is a bond that enables one to feel loved.
Marsh, Nicholas. William Blake, the Poems. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Print.
Lead statement: Hate is expressions of negative emotions.
Development and controlling of idea: Hateful expressions have occupied large volume in this book. Broad analysis of theme: The author has used strong words that are satirical in nature. He used satire to bring the theme of hate into her work.
Thesis statement: Hate is strong tool in poetry
Body
Paragraph A: This book contains William Blake poem called A Poison Tree that was published in 1974.
Paragraph B: In William Blake’s poem ‘A poison tree’, it has four quatrains. The poem majorly explores the consequences of hate and conflict. At first, William illustrates a situation where the speaker is angry with a friend but because that is a friend, the speaker confronts the friend, and they solve the hatred.
Paragraph C: The second situation, the speaker conflicts with an enemy but instead of any confrontation, the speaker bottles up this in his conflicting mind and it builds up to a more hatred.
Conclusion
Hate is strong tool in poetry. I think William as greatly portray how hate can be effective in poetry. The poems show that hate can be in all manners including the family members hate. And, domestic violence can be a great influence to hate a family member.
Moscovici, Claudia. Romanticism and Postromanticism. Lanham, Md: Lexington Books, 2007. Print.
Lead statement: It still stands out as the best book for love poems.
Development and controlling of idea: Love poem are expression of emotional expression towards someone.
Thesis statement: Romance and love cannot be separated.
Body
Paragraph: Romanticism is a way of expressing love. This book contains the poem of Molly Peacock named Say You Love Me and was written in 1989.
Paragraph B: In Molly Peacock’s poem “say you love me” she brings up a story that is dramatic, creative and also cinematic based on a family background.
Paragraph C: Molly Peacock who expresses herself, her over-abusive sister and her drunken father are the main characters noted in the poem.
Conclusion
Romance and love cannot be separated. I think the author was trying to express love but neglected romance in process. One can say that due to the notion that it is a family related poem, there will be peace, love and harmony, but that is not what Molly Peacock brings out.
Work Cited:
American, Poetry L. P. T. 101 Great American Poems. Dover Publications, 2012. Internet resource.
Creech, Sharon. Love That Dog. New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Print.
Giovanni, Nikki. Love Poems. New York, NY: Morrow, 1997. Print.
Mann, David. Love and Hate: Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Hove: Brunner-Routledge, 2002. Print.
Marsh, Nicholas. William Blake, the Poems. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Print.
Moscovici, Claudia. Romanticism and Postromanticism. Lanham, Md: Lexington Books, 2007. Print.