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Understanding Marianne Moore’s Sea: As Seen in “The Fish”

In Jerrald Ranta’s article, “Marianne Moore’s Sea and the Sentence,” Moore’s “sea-poems” are broken down both formally and in terms of content. Ranta proposes, “Marianne Moore’s poetic depiction of the sea offers special challenges to her readers”(245). She describes the … Continue reading

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The Faltering Voice of Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy was a highly influential English poet who was deeply influenced by the great poets of the Romantic era, such as William Wordsworth. Hardy did not begin as a poet and trained as an arcitect in Dorchester before moving to … Continue reading

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