Ezra Pound and his influence on modernism Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an emigrant American poet and critic who was a key figure of the early modernist movement. Pound promoted, and also sporadically helped to shape, the work of different poets and novelists such as William Butler Yeats, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, D.H. Lawrence, Robert Frost, and T.S. Eliot. His influence on poetry began with his development of “Imagism”, a movement stressing clarity, carefulness and conciseness of language. Modernism is a movement that arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
T.S. Eliot is a worldwide famous poet, an American modernist, and the winner of the 1894 Nobel Prize in Literature. Eliot changed the existing order in English literature. His poetry and literary criticism changed the literary interests of the whole generation. Through his poems, he forces people to know the history of the development of English poetry and to look at the seventeenth-century England with a new vision of Romanticism.
For example, a pit bull named, Ember, saved her owner’s son, Tre’, while he was having a seizure (Clark). Tre’ fell back into the bathtub, so Ember started to make this odd noise (Clark). Ember made odd noises to notify Tre’s parents that he was having a seizure (Clark). Pit bulls like Ember can help people and care for them. Pit bulls are the number one pet anyone should choose.
This era is unusual due to it’s overlapping of both the Romantic and Realism Era. Due to its coexistence in two eras, this division serves as a platform for authors to attempt to establish a new literary culture aside from the rest of the world. Encompassing the Transcendental Era are the beliefs of ideality, establishment of a utopia, skepticism of religion, and the arrival of knowledge through intuition. The reader can see a demonstration of these beliefs in the short story To Build a Fire. In this story, London depicts
I felt afraid for the first time, afriad that we might all get sucked down and drwon in the mud”, Even if Paul was sacred, he forgot about that and saved multipul kids from the sinkhile in this quote, “My glasses were so caked with mud that I couold no longer se anything clearly. I muyst have pulled twenty kids up befor I heard Mr. Ward’s voice…” Overall, there is plenty of evidence showing fearlesness from Paul Fisher in the
In the sense that Byron always getting in trouble our thoughts may think that he is exhausted of always being punished or have himself tearing apart, exploding like a volcano with a billion emotions. On page 203 in chapter 15, they exclaimed,”Byron let me sniff and wipe my hand across my eyes before he slid my head on the linoleum and stood up.” He is now getting the benefiting side of helping not only others but also his little brother that looks up to him! It's about time he starts showing some respect and affection to whom he truly loves. Maybe he will start showing some of this marvelous behavior towards
Being a writer of many different styles, Sherman Alexie started off as a poet before writing novels and short stories. His poetic manner continues in the story “Indian Education”. He has a wide array of dry statements mixed with metaphors and statements that are not meant to be taken literally. The trend for each years is that he starts off dry and literal and ends poetic and metaphorical. His description of his interactions with the “white girl” in seventh grade is a great example.
He compares Lennie to an animal during his fight with Curley, saying he, “covered his face with his huge paws and bleated with terror”(Steinbeck, 62). His comparison of Lennie shows the naturalist writer in him and explains that man is cruel and detrimental just like wildlife. Another example of Steinbeck’s honest tone is when George is trying to explain to the boss why Lennie isn’t speaking, saying, “I’m ain’t saying that he’s bright. He ain’t. But I say he’s a God damn good worker”(Steinbeck, 23).
"(26) The purifying characteristics of the stream demonstrate Tony's yearning to put the terrible happenings of his life behind him, and start once more. Antonio’s craving is to be washed clean from the frightful recollections of Lupito's death. Another scene of water is when Antonio dreams of his parent arguing about which water he was baptized in and Antonio says “‘Oh please tell me which is the water that runs through my veins"’(120). The waters used for
Keywords: Patriotism Independence Indo-Anglian freedom INTRODUCTION: "You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.” … George Bernard Shaw The Indian English poetry began far back before the independence. The credit of introducing Indians to English goes to Lord Macaulay. The Indian value of cultural assimilation was applied to English language. With English education, Indians befriended English making it a language of their intellectual as well as emotional make - up. Naidu, in order to counter the western influence, prompted the native Indian colors and folk culture in her poetry.