Locomotive In Winter Part Two Essay

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Running Head: COMPARISON OF TWO POEMSCOMPARISON OF TWO POEMS[Writer Name][Institute Name]COMPARISON OF TWO POEMSIntroductionThis poem also describes a locomotive train and its features but in short detail. In this poem, the poetess sees the train as a giant worm and wishes to see it passing quickly through the tracks and valleys that it may seem that the train is eating them (Thillmann, 2007). Then train may stop at the fuelling station to "feed" it self and there, the train seems to be a huge mechanical masterpiece with massive force and power. Then she desires that the train may start again, now going through mountains like an arrogant gentleman, showing no attention or care to anyone's comments or critique. Then the train may pass along roadside temporary restrooms, which, as the train moves, fade into the horizon (Thillmann, 2007). Then the train may ride along its tracks, fitting itself into it and like chasing someone and then make sounds like ready tribesmen and at last, as obedient and punctual as a star which shows up on the sky every night, stop slowly at its station like it was never gone anywhere, prepares again to make an exciting journey and please the poetess once again (Thillmann, 2007).DiscussionCulminationI like the first poem "TO A LOCOMOTIVE IN WINTER" that is written by "WALT WHITMAN," more than the second poem "I LIKE TO SEE IT LAP THE MILES" that is written by American poet "EMILY DICKINSON." The reason behind this belongs to the description. Both poets described a similar object that is a "train."Walt Whitman described it in more detailed and organized way,...

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