5.22.06 - • Women as a flower • 53b o Prose vs poetry...

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2 different kind of failures of the revolution The 1950s context of new criticism, poetry- is defined as style New critics believes poetry was a world of its own, had its own untranslatable language and was to be undertook without reference to context Limits, failures, and contradictions of the Mexican revolution Local corruption o Within the Mexican revolutionaries as a group VS. Capitalism as the external o framework, context and assimilation of the revolution
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Unformatted text preview: • Women as a flower • 53b o Prose vs. poetry Poetry- all by itself, know its limits Prose o Communion vs. communication Communion- goes with poetry • Poetry is impossible in logical terms • Metaphors and similes are always illogical • As soon as she writes about the church she is silenced • Silence vs. perceived femininity Author, narrator, character What is the difference...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ENG 2a taught by Professor Humancore during the Winter '06 term at UC Irvine.

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