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No ordinary sun

Hone Tuwhare

No ordinary sun

poems

by Hone Tuwhare

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Published by Blackwood and J. Paul in Auckland .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1964; reprinted 1965.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6070 U85 N6 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination42p.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26552911M

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Appendix

Appendix

No ordinary sun by Hone Tuwhare Download PDF EPUB FB2

My favourites sections were Corolla in the Midden, The New Surrealism, and the last section Ordinary Sun. Although that might change. I read it on the tube in London during my three hours of commuting and immediately started re-reading the book from the beginning again today/5.

""No ordinary sun" was widely acclaimed when it was first published in Since then it has been reprinted serveral times and it remains as the author's best known book. For this third edition, Hone Tuwhare has added five new poems which have not before appeared in book form."--Back cover.

No Ordinary Sun book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Hone Tuwhare was New Zealands most distinguished Maori poet writing in English.

He was born in Kaikohe into the Nga Puhi tribe (hapu Ngati Korokoro, Ngati Tautahi, Te Popoto, Uri-o-hau). He began writing during his apprenticeship on the railways, where he /5.

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In this book, Suzanne gives us a look at how a mother can be done in when her children become celebrities/5(47). No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II is a historical, biographical book by American author and presidential historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin, published by Simon & Schuster in Based on interviews with 86 people who knew them personally, the book chronicles the lives of President Franklin D.

Roosevelt and First Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin. The poem "No Ordinary Sun" by the Maori poet Hone Tuwhare is about a tree's reaction to some kind of deadly threat, the titular "no ordinary sun". Addressing the tree in the second person, the poem warns that it will no longer live happily as before and.

OCLC Number: Notes: "Reprinted "--Title page verso. "This book was designed and in large part composed by the late R.W. Lowry. It has been completed by Ronald Holloway and Robin Lush"--Colophon. The title of the poem, ‘No Ordinary Sun,’ references the simultaneous creation and destruction of metaphor.

On the one hand, the sun can never be ‘ordinary ’ because it is our source of life on the planet. There is no such thing as an ‘ordinary sun,’ the poem declares, and it File Size: 83KB.

Refers to it as 'no ordinary' because it contrasts to the idea of what a sun actually provides (list examples). Instead of providing life it will destroy the world with its incredible force.

The use of a metaphor creates a mystical effect because it emphasises the fragility and vulnerability of a world living in the shadow of a nuclear bomb. In No Ordinary Sun, a tree is a symbol for nature. The tree will suffer the effects of a nuclear catastrophe, perhaps mankind's most devastating intrusion into the natural world, and the "resilience" the tree once was able to exert against forces of destruction, would not be enough, "for this is no ordinary sun".

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Autumn Reeser - No Ordinary Girl. likes 5 talking about this. Book + News (regularly updated) about actress Autumn Reeser (The O.C., Entourage, No Followers: No Ordinary Sun Tree let your arms fall: raise them not sharply in supplication to the bright enhaloed cloud. Let your arms lack toughness and resilience for this is no mere axe to blunt nor fire to smother.

Your sap shall not rise again to the moon’s pull. No more incline a deferential head to the wind’s talk, or stir to the tickle of. No Ordinary Sun by Hone Tuwhare; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Maori (New Zealand people), Poetry; Places: New Zealand.

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In the period covered by this biography, through Franklin's death inFDR was elected to unprecedented third and fourth terms and nudged the country away from isolationism into war. It is by now a given that Eleanor was not. In the poems No Ordinary Sun and The Sea, to the Mountain, to the River by Hone Tuwhare, the poet used figurative language to develop the theme ‘destruction of environment.

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