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The poem does not try to find the truth-value of a particular idea; it tries to juxtapose many, contradictory ideas together and reach a sort of resolution. Login via your institution. Garland Publishing, p.

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Brooks takes one work from each of ten significant poets from Shakespeare the well wrought urn John Donne to Terms Related to the Moving Wall Fixed walls: Already have an account? This was a rejection of the typical method of interpretation for these poets, which is to judge them by the Romantic standards of their day and in the light of their biographies. Brooks in his interpretation challenges the well wrought urn conception of Donne as being an early example of the use of eccentric metaphor, anticipating Yeats and Eliot, instead asserting that he is an extreme example of what all good poetry exemplifies, namely, paradox.

Therefore, any intellectual proposition within the poem must be viewed in the context of all the other propositions expressed in the highly changeable language of metaphor. The Johns Hopkins University Press. But his language is, according to Brooks, nevertheless paradoxical.

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There is no final contradiction between this kind of excitement and this kind of calm, but the meaning of the words are being modified the well wrought urn each other, moving away from their purely denotative meaning. Harcourt, Brace- Literary Criticism – pages.


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It can be performed as validly for bad works as good ones. You have wsll disabled. The structure of a poem resembles that of a ballet or musical composition.

Terms Related to the Moving Wall Fixed walls: No eBook available Amazon. Login via your institution. Because literary tastes change so much over time, it seems reasonable to the historicist to evaluate each writer according to the standards of his own age.

the well wrought urn The eleventh, famous chapter, entitled “The Heresy of Paraphrase,” is a polemic against the use of paraphrase in describing and criticizing a poem.

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Export a Text file For BibTex. Begun in at The University of the South the well wrought urn Sewanee, Tennessee, the Review is devoted to American and British fiction, poetry, and reviews — as well as essays in criticism and reminiscence. Login Through Your Library.