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Unformatted text preview: The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, by refusing to recognize the scriptural authority of actual life, suggests itself and its subject matter as a myriad text open to unlimited interpretation (60). each had obtained a portion of those otherwise male advantages. Like Woolf, none bore children (62). let the binding happen in daylight, to happen to the conscious mind, to delight and disturb the reader when the habitual pieces are put together in a new way (75).with the example of imagism. If we admit that language has power over us, not only through what it says but also through what it is, we come closer to understanding the importance of poetry and its function in a healthy society. if we admit that language has power over us, not only through what it says but also through what it is, we will be tolerant of literary experiment just as we are tolerant of scientific experiment (76)....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course WRITING 101 taught by Professor Jabaker during the Spring '11 term at NYU.
- Spring '11