Tag Archives: William Carlos Williams

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus: A Tale of Two Artists

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus by Pieter Brueghel is a painting that portrays the Greek mythological character Icarus during his last moments after flying too close to the sun and having his wax wings melt, consequently causing him to … Continue reading

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Spring and All the Rest

Spring and All by William Carlos William was a groundbreaking work that is typically described as a manifesto to the imagination. Containing alternating sections of prose and poetry, Williams maintains the idea of the capability for imagination to transform a … Continue reading

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Confusion, Separation, Isolation, Liberation: A Critical Approach to “Spring and All”

In “The Power of Confusion: Spring and All’s Prose, Poetry, and Poetics” George Hart argues for the necessity of confusion, specifically meaning to combine or merge causing incoherence, within William Carlos William’s Spring and All as a key element within … Continue reading

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The Roar Begins: Significant Events of the Early 20s

US Women’s Suffrage Social Change The 19th Amendment of the US Constitution was ratified on August 26 in 1920, stating, “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States … Continue reading

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Risqué in the Négligée

The Young Housewife At ten AM the young housewife moves about in negligee behind the wooden walls of her husband’s house. I pass solitary in my car. Then again she comes to the curb to call the ice-man, fish-man, and … Continue reading

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