Response 3 Possibilities
Notwithstanding the significance of Western Romanticism, we do want to consider the ideas that authors deal with in their works, whether dramatic or poetic (or a little of both). Consider one of these questions in a short, 600 word maximum response, written as an MLA humanities submission. Use big, colorful charts if you choose a video response.
1. Identify an image in one of our current works and make a case for its significance to an important theme or subject expressed by that work. Any insights?
2. How do images of the strange or the striking play a role in a poem’s themes or significant ideas? So what?
3. How is the tension between youth and age (seen as binary or complementary) dramatized in a poetry? Explain.