• Ezra Pound
    Sienna Schaal February 12, 2012 American Literature Short Essay Ezra Loomis Pound and the Imagism Movement Ezra Loomis Pound once said, “If a man is not willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he is no good.” Ezra Pound was a man of great taste
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  • Imagism in Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams and Marianne Moore
    Q) What philosophy do Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams and Marianne Moore share? A) Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams and Marianne Moore were all modernist poets. Modernist poetry deals with experiment and innovation. All three were imagists, though at a later stage, William Carl
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  • Ezra Pound Developing Ideas
    Ezra Pound's Developing Ideas Often called "the poet's poet," because of his profound influence on 20th century writing in English, American poet and critic, Pound, believed that poetry was the highest of the arts. You never would have believed that a writer and optimist such as Ezra Pound w
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  • Ezra Pound & William Carlos Williams: Theories on the Nature of Poetry
    Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams both comment in a theoretic way on the nature of poetry. Outline briefly their theories. Then discuss the implications their theories have for the writing and reading of poetry, and support your argument with a number of specific examples from their poems. I
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  • Ezra Pound Poetry Paper
    Ezra pound came up with vorticism to add further movement, vigor, and intensity to an image. While reading the poems relevant to imagism and vorticism “images half-form and dissolve; uncongenial words and ideas are disconcertingly juxtaposed” (Froula 1). Pound was very interested in imagism and
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  • Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear: Their Letters, 1909-1914
    Any reader even peripherally interested in the work and life of Ezra Pound will take delight in Omar Pound and A. Walton Litz's masterful selection and editing of Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear: Their Letters, 1909-1914. To hear the authentic voices of the letters is to meet again but anew the yo
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  • Ezra Pound Impact on America
    Jack Iwrey Mrs. McQuillan Honors Lit 24 April 2011 The Eyes of Imagism: Ezra Pound Many poets have had their moment of fame in America, but very few have had both the incredible impact on American poetry, and received the brutal criticism that Ezra Pound experienced. From his early years as a
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  • Ezra Pound Research Paper
    The Young Genius: Ezra Pound’s influenced poetry on Benito Mussolini and the Fascist movement, time of his stay in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and the concept of Imagism. “If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.” (Ezra Pound Quotes) Ezra Pound was not a man of many
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    Nick Maat Mr. Harris English III HN 27 November, 2011 Who is Ezra Pound? The people of this country are exactly what make up this country. But what determines the individual person is the character, and the true American character consists of the pursuit of making life better, helpin
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  • Ezra Pound in the Imagist Movement
    Ezra Pound in the Imagist Movement In the beginning of the 20th century, a poetry style called Imagism was growing. Imagism is derived from Modernism and was created in response to Romanticism. Contrary to Romanticism, Imagist poems consist of brief sentences of dry clarity which painted a
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  • Ezra Pound Vorticism and James Joyce's a Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
    A Critical Review on an extract from Ezra Pound’s essay ‘Vorticism’ and its correlation to James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man When reading Pound’s essay ‘Vorticism’, it is clear that he was trying to emphasise the originality of the source from which forms of ar
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  • Voices & Visions - Ezra Pound
    Voices and Visions: Ezra Pound Out of all of the poets in the Voices and Visions series, Ezra Pound was one the few I was least familiar with. I’ve learned that he is one of modern poetry’s most significant figures–as well as one of the most controversial–of the twentieth century. He was...
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  • te life of ezra pound
    Ezra Pound is generally considered the poet most responsible for defining and promoting a modernist aesthetic in poetry. In the early teens of the twentieth century, he opened a seminal exchange of work and ideas between British and American writers, and was famous for the generosity with...
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  • Explication of Ezra Pound S in
    The Explication of Ezra Pound’s “In a Station of the Metro” Ezra Pound’s words portray a moment frozen in time. The poem, “In a Station of the Metro,” is a poem of imagery. Through imagery, Pound imbues his vision and thoughts of his surroundings while on a
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  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot on Modernism On Ezra Pound's quote on modernism, he claims that "the modern age wants a literature that reflects an image of itself: "accelerated" and mass produced ("a mould in plaster/Made with no loss of time) as well as superficial." This means
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  • Ezra Pound
    Nathan Hubschman Nathan Hubschman Ezra Pound Response: “The Tree” by Ezra Pound is about how Pound identifies with the tree-like state in which the nymph, Daphne, of Greek myth finds herself in order to escape Apollo. Pound begins the poem explaining how he was a “tree amid the wood” m
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  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound Ezra Pound was a very interesting and intelligent American poet. He was born in Idaho on October thirtieth, 1885. He wrote many interesting works of poetry such as the one-hundred and twenty sections of Cantos. He had many influences from wars, political leaders, art, and music. He knew
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  • Appreciation of Ezra Pound’s “in a Station of the Metro”
    Appreciation of Ezra Pound’s “In a Station of the Metro” In a Station of the Metro is an observation of the poet of the human faces seen in a Paris’s subway station in which the faces turned variously toward light and darkness. The poet, Ezra Pound, was famous for advocating free meter and
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  • Pondering Ezra Pound
    Carrie M ENG 643 Dr. Mathes Modernism Short Pondering Ezra Pound It is probable that the most striking thing of note to be found in Pound’s “A Retrospect” is not his elaborate gripes, complaints and suggestions, but rather his list of what should not be done. Pound considers the...
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  • Ezra Pound: Make It New
    Ezra Pounds battle cry “Make it new” influenced many young writers and poets of the early 1900’s. Shocked by the behavior of civilization during World War 1, the poets were no longer content with the popular genteel poetry of the day. Genteel poetry combined regular rhymes and meter with com
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