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A Comparison and Contrast Between the Two Poems, Poetry and Modern Poetry

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“I, too, dislike it: There are things that are important beyond all this fiddle.” Poetry has been around for a long time. As the years go by poetry adapts to the time period. However, the authors have different views. Majority of them will read and enjoy all types of poem, but they have their own opinions. The new, has to be truly unique to the author and to the time period. Shakespeare still had plays that we study, but it is hard to comprehend the message behind the words. Worlds change and the literature's change with the trends. The important question is how it should change. During each time period there are people that publish their opinions, but different people have different ideas. Within Poetry and Of Modern Poetry shows the…show more content…
Today the only time we read Homer is when we are forced to in school. Once we have read it and it is explained, then we understand. We can’t understand things that don’t pertain to the time period. The poetry has to be something straight forward and understandable. “The poem was suffused with a calm curiosity that seemed to know it wouldn't get anywhere faster by being overeager. (Osborn) Being straightforward is the way people understand things. It has to be forward and simple. The simplicity can touch people as much as the complex .Poetry is of the mind and has to continue to change with the time. Change keeps it modern. Modern talks about how poems have to genuine or about something useful. Poetry has to be about what is real and no the imaginary ideas that feel the books. A simple thing can be lead to idea or to a meaning beyond the object, but it needs the simple object. Poets have to start to rely on objects such as items, but also events. Things that happen in a life can be just as valuable as a material object. “' Moore's poetry does not invite biographical interpretation', Leavell mines the early poems for references to events in the poet's life and evidence of 'profound feelings' that Moore herself revealed to no one.” (Rye) Events are a good to draw on. It shows what lead up to the opinions of the author. However, the one thing she never tried was to incorporate her
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