Analysis Of John Frederick Nim's Western Wind: An Introduction To Poetry

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1) The way to deal with a complicated subject is to look at it part by part. The article is an excerpt from John Frederick Nim 's Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry and draws an analogy between how poetry and human nature coexist and have similar nature. The nature of poetry follows from the nature of us humans. Human experiences comprises of Image, which arouse; Emotions, which we express; Words, which we produce physically; Sound, which gives tonality to our thoughts; Rhythm and Mind, which is used to comprehend all the other elements. In a good poem, all these elements work together. Despite being inter related, they also work individually. To deal with the tricky concoction of all elements in a poem, it is important to deal with each element, that is, imagery, diction and rhythm, separately. The way to deal with a complicated subject is to look at it part by part. This stands true even in human life because more than anything, a methodical approach, which is the employment of a suitable procedure to break down a problem into minor pieces is necessary to solve it. With this, each smaller piece becomes an easier problem to solve and figure out. Putting the pieces of the puzzle together involves understanding the relevant parts of the system. Even the most brilliant efforts will lead to zilch if we are using a process that doesn 't fit the predicament. It just makes the process more organized, easy to comprehend, less cumbersome and

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