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Review Culler (5) and think about the lyric mode "utterance overheard" -- John Stuart Mill;  "the hypothetical core of literature" –  Northrop Frye; the sublime "extravagance of lyric" -- Culler;  Jakobson's axes of metaphor and metonymy (we've talked about metaphor and  relations of similarity;  this week we'll get to metonymy and synecdoche, which work through continguity);  and irony (as part of our consideration of the lyric VOICE in poetry). Identify the time-axis and space-axis for five of the poems in Vendler, chapter 8, and  take it back to Sidney: what can these poems about history or historical events do for  us that non-fiction, historical accounts cannot? Herman Melville - “The March into Virginia”
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Unformatted text preview: Time-axis: American Civil WarSpace-axis: The battlefield, Virginia Robert Lowell - “The March 1” Time-axis: 1967, during a protest marchSpace-axis: Near the Pentagon, Washington, DC Wilfred Owen - “Dulce et Decorum Est” Time-axis: World War I, during a poison gas attackSpace-axis: The battlefield Sherman Alexie - “On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City” Time-axis: Late 20th century, following an American history tour of locations like Walden PondSpace-axis: On a train to New York City William Wordsworth - “Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802” Time-axis: September 3, 1802Space-axis: Westminster Bridge, London...
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