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What has Stanley done to deserve persecution?

The facts of his past are so unclear that his claim to be a


pianist may even be false. The Birthday Party influences the audience to doubt anything with certainty,
which as it does in Kafka's work, intensifies the dreadful angst experienced by the protagonist. This
effect is achieved through truncated dialogue, by Pinter's deliberate failure to provide conclusive or
consistent information, and by his use of ambiguity and nonsense.

Colour symbolism
Critics commenting on the colour symbolism Marvell uses have discussed endlessly the meaning of ‘green Thought'
and ‘green Shade', and the force of ‘annihilating', which literally means ‘to reduce to nothing'. Here as throughout
the poem, green is the literal colour of the garden, but Marvell also plays with the other meanings of the word:
mild, jealous, immature, tender, flourishing, gullible, unseasonal, perceptibly fresh and new.
The mind as an ocean may be a more difficult image. It derives from the belief that what is underwater
corresponds to what is on land. Thus, the mind also constructs a world which corresponds to (and is better than)
the material world.
‘The Bodies vest' is a Platonic image: the body is just a garment, which the soul can slip out of ‘like a Bird' since,
birds have freedom of movement, as the imagination does, and can soar up toheaven, as the soul.
ts style is metaphysical because it uses the conceit, forceful argument, allusions (references) from sources like the
Bible, myths and metaphysical philosophies. And it is a classical poem in its form because the stanzas, rhythm,
rhyme and word-choice is like in classical poetry (carefully perfected form, and a language different from the
ordinary). The theme is that the garden (which is the symbol of life in nature) is the perfect place for physical,
mental and spiritual comfort and satisfaction, unlike the society where pleasure is false and temporary. The poet
has finally found the nature and realized its value; he claims that the nature is the only true place for complete
luxury. 'The Garden' is a unique metaphysical poem which is Romantic in its subject matter and also contains
classical elements in its diction, meter and structure. The poem is written in heroic couplet, which deals with the
poet’s experience of feelings and ideas about the garden that represents the nature

Its style is metaphysical because it uses the conceit, forceful argument, allusions (references) from sources like the
Bible, myths and metaphysical philosophies. And it is a classical poem in its form because the stanzas, rhythm,
rhyme and word-choice is like in classical poetry (carefully perfected form, and a language different from the
ordinary). The theme is that the garden (which is the symbol of life in nature) is the perfect place for physical,
mental and spiritual comfort and satisfaction, unlike the society where pleasure is false and temporary. The poet
has finally found the nature and realized its value; he claims that the nature is the only true place for complete
luxury. 'The Garden' is a unique metaphysical poem which is Romantic in its subject matter and also contains
classical elements in its diction, meter and structure. The poem is written in heroic couplet, which deals with the
poet’s experience