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4,897 words" I Came To Talk You Into Physical" I Came To Talk You Into Physical Splendor': On The Poetry Of C. D. Wright" by Stephen Burt Stephen Burt Other poets have long admired C. D. Wright for her compact, spiky, forceful language, and for her depictions of bodily sensation and sexual life. 1 Those depictions, and their word-hoards, took two decades to emerge: a full description of Wrights achievement ought to show both her big changes of style and the way each of her books of poetry ge...
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1,623 wordsThe first question that must be posed when trying to crack the mystery of the mass extinction is to ask, throughout history were there any other occurences of this magnitude? The answer is a resounding yes. Altogether over time there has been about eight mass extinctions to large land dwelling vertebrates. The most recent was about ten thousand years ago, killing most of the giant mammals like mammoths, mastodons, super-large camels, saber-toothed tigers, and others (Bakker 428). The second ques...
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9,029 words1922, On " An Octopus" In 1922, Marianne Moore made the first of two trips to Bremerton, Washington, for long summer visits with her brother. On the first trip, the family traveled up to Paradise Park on Mount Rainier for an overnight stay. Moore photographed the dramatic Nisqually Glacier and took close-ups of alpine flowers. She and her brother joined a hiking party and climbed up to the ice caves, the greatest distance visitors can reach without full climbing gear. Back in New York,...
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2,226 wordsVictor Strandberg The first three poems of Eleven Poems... inquire anew whether Time the Destroyer does, as they say, render all things meaningless. In " Bearded Oaks, " for example, two lovers " practice for eternity" by lying totally silent and motionless cadavers under the ocean of eternity. Enveloped in " kelp-like" grasses under oaks " subtle and marine, " what else can a thinking man do but contemplate his extinction in submarine " voicelessness...
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1,764 wordsOn " Cuttings" And " Cuttings (Later) " Essay, Research On " Cuttings" And " Cuttings (Later) " Kenneth Burke Perhaps the best way-in is through the thirteen flower poems that comprise the first section of The Lost Son. The two opening lyrics, " Cuttings" and " Cuttings (Later), " present the vital strivings of coroneted stem, severed from parental stock. Clearly the imagistic figuring of a human situation, they view minutely the action...
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2,391 wordsEugenia W. Collier In 1918, she published The Heart of a Woman, poems exploring themes especially meaningful to women. With this volume, Johnson became the first widely recognized African-American woman poet since Frances E. W. Harper. The Heart of a Woman is about love, longing, disillusionment, and loneliness. The poems reflect frustration with the strictures of womens prescribed roles. In 1922, she published a second volume, Bronze, which concerned racial themes. In 1928, she published a volu...
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7,301 wordsMutlu Kong Blazing " One Art" not only effects such poetic reversals but exposes them as affected. Bishops choice of a villanelle, a traditional form of repetition that promises to make " art" out of " losing, " seems to support the opening assertion, but the negatives cast doubt on the project at the outset: The art of losing isnt hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Yet the title tells us that the ar...
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