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Unformatted text preview: Not going to last • Influences before hand • Pages o 6,7 Modernist vs. Post – Modern • Post dismisses • Modernists think anomie, hollowness • Post sees the world emptier • Death of god, holocaust, forces man is up against • Nothing is believable • No stable truth • Post thinks there is no absolute meaning • Everything is just a matter of trade and sale Imagism • Dolittle poem • “Orchard” • Short lived • No definite starting or ending point • Anti-romantic • Rejecting the idea that it is expressing personal experience • No overflowing, overpowering, lengthy, descriptive metaphors • No big moral lesson, didactic or sentimental narrative • Compressed, compact in both form and word choice • Free verse, vers libre • “Hard dry image” • Art for art sake, entity, thing in itself • Ironizing the whole classical tradition Soujourner Truth Carlyle Susie Asado • Cubism...
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- Spring '09
- Poetry, Hard dry image, big moral lesson, little napoleon, Elliot –