Tao Lin response 1

Tao Lin response 1 - Alex Rubi Intro to Creative Writing...

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Alex Rubi Intro to Creative Writing 211 Section 012 Instructor: Paolo Javier Tao Lin: A Short Personal Analysis While I’ve yet to attain the notes from the previous class due to my absence, as I write this I am unaware of the formal terms we should be looking for during our readings of Tao Lin’s poetry and prose works. However, almost instantaneously after reading a few of the said author’s works, it is almost impossible to not formulate an opinion on the style and structure of this modern writer’s literary approach. Immediately one should notice Tao Lin’s affinity for writing in free verse, as all of his poetry seems to be lacking a set meter and is often unrhymed. The lack of punctuation and formal stanzas (as most of the poetry is presented a single a line at the time) should not be confused for laziness, for I feel that this is quite the effective tool for a poet such as Tao Lin. His poetry is very self absorbed and emotional. As I read the poem i’m tired , I was immediately reminded
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ENGLISH 012 taught by Professor Javier during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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