Intro to Literary Study (2005)

7 Feb 2005
Poetry Selections

Farrell & Koch Sleeping on the Wing (Selections, TBA)

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Sleeping on the Wings of Poetry
Excerpt: This week I've been reading some poems from Koch & Farrell's "Sleeping on the Wing." One thing that I've noticed about poetry is that when I begin to read poetry, I begin to think in poetry. Which, I suppose, just...
Weblog: Literary Tease
Tracked: February 8, 2005 06:51 PM
Another View of Death
Excerpt: I must make this point clear to all my readers: I am not the only dismal poet out there! Take Emily Dickenson's poem, Because I Could Not Stop for Death, for example. When you think of Dickenson, what comes to...
Weblog: Color in a Lurid World
Tracked: February 9, 2005 05:36 PM
Various Poems #1
Excerpt: 1.Emily Dickinson "Because I Could Not Stop for Death -Dickinson tends to make a lot of references to nature and things around her that will go on living even after her own life has stopped. She also seems to write...
Weblog: Roamer's Zone
Tracked: March 1, 2005 03:07 PM
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You can sing many songs to Emily Dickenson's poems because she wrote them like music measures. You can use any song to the Poem "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" that has the measure eight,six or in other words three, fourths. Amazing grace can be sung to it as well as many other hymns. Have you forgotten that Emily's father was a preacher? So she practically grew up in a church. And she wrote her poems in the syllables of hymns. It is really incredible if you think about it.

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