English, 21.06.2019 19:00
Modernist poetry broke traditions in works that did all of the following except: question 1 options: a) experimented with language, symbolism, and imagery b) challenged rules about point of view, rhyme scheme, meter, and capitalization c) focused on the poem’s appearance on the page as a form of self-expression d) addressed subjects and ideas that had been explored in poetry for centuries. while mr. flood is not heroic in the typical sense and does nothing admirable during the poem’s action, robinson’s description of mr. flood is nevertheless filled with pathos, which a) the poem is filled with language and descriptions which arouse emotion, usually pity and sympathy, from the reader. b) the poem is filled with nonsensical events that make the reader laugh at mr. flood’s expense. c) the poem gives vivid sensory details that make the reader feel like they are a part of the story. d) the poem is tedious and drawn out with details that don’t influence the reader at all. refer to the william carlos williams poem "spring and all" (on pages 306-7 in your textbook), to answer the prompt below. your response should be 1-2 well-developed paragraphs and should include specific details (quotes) from the poem that support your analysis. cite your textual evidence as well. you should use your journeys book. because “spring and all” ends with language and imagery that suggest birth and growth, many readers consider it a hopeful poem that celebrates the first steps toward new life and away from a wintry world characterized by death and decay. consider the poem’s date of publication—1923—and the historical events that influenced many modern writers, specifically, world war i. poem below: by the road to the contagious hospital under the surge of the blue mottled clouds driven from the northeast-a cold wind. beyond, the waste of broad, muddy fields brown with dried weeds, standing and fallen patches of standing water the scattering of tall trees all along the road the reddish purplish, forked, upstanding, twiggy stuff of bushes and small trees with dead, brown leaves under them leafless vines- lifeless in appearance, sluggish dazed spring approaches- they enter the new world naked, cold, uncertain of all save that they enter. all about them the cold, familiar wind- now the grass, tomorrow the stiff curl of wildcarrot leaf one by one objects are defined- it quickens: clarity, outline of leaf but now the stark dignity of entrance-still, the profound change has come upon them: rooted, they grip down and begin to awaken how might “spring and all” be interpreted as a reaction to the violence of world war 1? be sure to cite examples from the poem to support your analysis.