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Lesson 12 Identifying Lines from Poems Modernist techniques Example from The Waste Land Example from “The Seafarer” Example from “The Red Wheelbarrow” Theme of fragmentation or ambiguity or a nihilism or a despairing individual confronted with an unmanageable future “You cannot say, or guess, for you know only A heap of broken images, where the sun beats, And the dead tree gives no shelter, the cricket no relief, And the dry stone no sound of water” (21- 24). “Forever endure. Each one of three things, ere its time comes, Is always uncertain: violence, age, and disease Wrench the soul away, doomed to depart” “so much depends upon” Juxtaposition of ideas “And I will show you something different from either Your shadow at morning striding behind you Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you;” (27-29). “To drink in the sweet nor to taste of the bitter;” None Free-form poetry Entire poem consists of free-form poetry Entire poem consists of free-form poetry Entire poem consists of

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