“The Philadelphia Spelling Book” ⚓ (2. John Barry)

“The Philadelphia spelling book” was written by John Barry in1790. If we do a little bit of research we find out that John Barry (1745 –1803) “was an Irish-American officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and later in the United States Navy.” This officer was credited as “The Father of the… Read More “The Philadelphia Spelling Book” ⚓ (2. John Barry)

“Wild Nights” by Emily Dickinson (2.analysis)

First Stanza Wild nights! Wild nights! Were I with thee, Wild nights should be Our luxury! The repeated phrase in the first stanza immediately gives the idea that the speaker has experienced something extraordinary. The author suggests that if she and “thee” (the other person) were together then there would be not just one, but… Read More “Wild Nights” by Emily Dickinson (2.analysis)