ENG4UC_Lesson 12 Identifying Lines from Poems - Modernist...

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Modernist techniquesExample from The Waste LandExample from “The Seafarer”Example from “The Red Wheelbarrow”Theme of fragmentation or ambiguity or nihilismor a despairing individual confronted with an unmanageable futureIn The Waste Land, there is a theme of despair that grips the reader. Everything is so gray and lonely. The bridge of death symbolizes individualsconfrontedwith an unmanageable future" A crowd flowed over London Bridge, so many,I had not thought death had undone so many. "NoneNoneJuxtaposition of ideasThe very beginning of the poem talks about fun and entertaining things:" breedingLilacs... ...drank coffee...Compares the weather-beaten seaman with his harsh and cold days: "borne tribulations...feet imprisoned with frost" with the soft men on the land "who possesses the pleasures of life... who has felt... some trifling adversity...pound and " A red wheelbarrow......beside the whitechickens."
Modernist techniquesExample from The Waste LandExample from “The Seafarer”

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