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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 nihilism or a despairing individual confronted with an unmanageable future There is a theme of despair, everything appear to be gray and lonely. The bridge of death symbolizes individuals confronted with an unimaginable future. He talks about how horrible life in the sea is. How nothing good can come out of the horrible trials brought about it. “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;” “To drink in the sweet nor to taste of the bitter;” “a red wheel barrow…..beside the white chickens” Free-form poetry The entire poem The entire poem The entire poem Use of allusions “ A heap of broken images” “Now my spirit uneasilyturns in the

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