°±²°± Analyzing ³°th Century Poetry February 9´ ³°µ¶ DeAnna Higginbotham
FOG· Carl Sandburg
The fog comes on little cat feet² It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on² This tiny poem may only be ³µ words´ but it is full of depth and beauty² The fog is personified in the image of the cat² They both have the same characteristics´ such as coming without warning´ and unexpected silence² As a cat may creep onto a table´ or a window sill²²The fog creeps into´ and over the city² ¸Fog¸ was first published in a collection of poems´ Chicago Poems´ by Carl Sandburg² In the poem´ there is a clear indication of the influx of industry in the ³°th century in Chicago; the line “over harbor and city” is simple´ but give the reader a strong image²
Rhapsody on a windy night ·T²S² Eliot
Basically what occurs in this is a man is walking through empty streets late into the morning² He does not wish to return home because something about his life is making him unhappy² From what is said´ he is
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