modernists

Notes and jottings for a work on the evolution of intuition and sensation in modernist / post-modernist poetry

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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No motion has she now, no force / she neither hears nor sees

On Rhetorical Devices and Their Use

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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If you want to escape all rhetoric, you are out of luck.

Sleep to Wake and Wake to Sleep: A comparison of “Prufrock” and “Nightingale”

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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What draws these poems together is simulation of death-states in relation to the afflatus of night and song—of rising or sinking to the occasion.