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  • Complete Collected Poems Of William Carlos Williams
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    William Carlos Williams 1883-1963 Nationality: American New Entry: 03/01/1999 Place of Birth: Rutherford, New Jersey, United States Genre (s): Poetry; Novels; Short Stories; Plays; Autobiography / Memoir; Philosophy; Letters; Essays; Songs / Lyrics and libretto Award (s): Dial Award, 1926, for distinguished service to American literature; Guarantors Prize from Poetry, 1931; LL.D. from University of Buffalo, 1946, and Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1959; Russell Lines Memorial Award for poetry f...
  • Red Wheel Barrow
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    The Artistic Poet William Carlos Williams is a superb artist. Not only has he created a masterpiece of a poem, but he has also cultivated abstract and concrete images to paint a picture of his red wheelbarrow. Each word is a brushstroke to this "still life" poem. He has also taken elementary objects, such as a wheelbarrow and a chicken, and turned them into icons of industrialized civilizations. Without these indispensable components, society would not be as evolved as it is today. Williams uses...
  • Similar Poem By Williams
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    It is said that people can create art in their unique way to express themselves. William Carlos Williams tried to capture the direct image of the object and cloud out its surroundings. He attempted to focus the poem on the subject in order to eliminate any irrelevant responses from its surroundings. Through language and imagery, William Carlos Williams uses certain objects in the world that would be poetic no matter how directly they are presented. He accomplishes this using imagism. According t...
  • Williams's Work
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    William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), was an American poet, novelist, and physician, who wrote in distinctly American speech about everyday situations. He began writing poetry while a student at Horace Mann High School, at which time he made the decision to become both a writer and a doctor. Williams combined his focus on the ordinary with attempts to connect his reader as closely as possible to the subjects of poems. His poetic experiments had a strong literary influence and inspired such later ...
  • Subject Of William Carlos Williams Poems
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    WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: A POET ON A MISSION by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: A POET ON A MISSION "Among the poets of his own illustrious generation, William Carlos Williams was the man on the margin, the incorrigible maverick, the embattled messiah". (Unger 402) Throughout his career, Williams has always been known as an experimenter, an innovator, and a revolutionary figure in American poetry. He is regarded as an important and influential poet because of his unique and unusually plain style. Livin...
  • Poem The Physical Form Of The Dance
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    An Analysis of the Use of Form And Rhythm in "The Dance" In William Carlos Williams's poem, "The Dance", Williams uses the inspiration of a painting by Peter Breughel to shape his poem. Peter Breughel's painting called "The Kermess" depicts a peasant dance of the mid fifteenth century. It shows the form and rhythm of the dance. Williams also captures the form and the rhythm of this dance in his poem. In William Carlos Williams poem, "The Dance" the open form, suggested images, and rhythm embodie...
  • Red Wheelbarrow By William Carlos Williams
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    "The Red Wheelbarrow " For a small poem, "The Red Wheelbarrow", by William Carlos Williams, has a great meaning behind it. This poem uses images, symbolism, and form to get the entire picture of the poem across. Meyers defines images, "as a word, phrase, or figure of speech that addresses the senses, suggesting mental pictures of sight and sounds, smells, tastes, feelings or actions". (Meyer 1593). Symbolism is", a person, object, image, word, or event that evokes a range of additional meaning b...
  • Williams Mind To Reader's Mind
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    Perhaps the most basic and essential function of poetry is to evoke a particular response in the reader. The poet, desiring to convey on emotion or inspiration, uses the imagination to create a structure that will properly communicate his state of mind. In essence he is attempting to bring himself and the reader closer, to establish a relationship. William Carlos Williams contends that "art gives the feeling of completion by revealing the oneness of experience" (194) This argument relies on the ...
  • First Stanza Williams
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    The Idea of Male Power vs. Female Powerlessness in The Young Housewife The Young Housewife is a poem by William Carlos Williams that deals with many issues. One of the main issues that this poem deals with is the conflict between male power and female powerlessness. Although at first glance the poem may not seem to be have this theme in it but Williams work is filled with multi meanings. It all determines how one would interpret the poem, from the literal meanings to the underlying meanings and ...

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