Critique_To colonel

Critique_To colonel - mention that some of the ears fell on...

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Critique –The Colonel The poem is not written like the typical poem with rhythms and poetic. Instead, it is written in free verse format, with simple one-line sentences that gives it a net appearance. Based on the description of the setting, it seems that the atmosphere was one of hostility and negativity. The colonel spreads out many human ears in front of this young men visiting him and used aggressive and non-tolerated language. It seem like he was trying to impress this young men with his way of speaking, like he wanted them to fear him for some unknown reason or maybe he was feeling weak but did not want to show his . Then the poem make
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Unformatted text preview: mention that some of the ears fell on the floor and was pressed to the ground. While some of the visitors heard what he was saying but some did not even pay attention to him. The assumption here is that like his guest, there are people who will ignore man like the colonel who tries to down grade other’s race, while there are others who will be influenced. Everything in the poem is said in terms of the colonel, which makes think that this poem is intended to be a kind of dominance....
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course HUMN 427 taught by Professor Cook during the Spring '11 term at DeVry NJ.

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