An analysis of approaching poetry perspectives and responses by peter schakel and jack ridl

Approaching Literature: Writing, Reading, Thinking

As before, she tried to make light of her impulse to self-destruction, although this time psychiatric treatment made it harder to accomplish.

Bunkers Bunkers sees "Resume" as a kind of signature piece, and then goes on to discuss the social criticism embedded in other poems and stories by Parker. Ray attended Pomona College between and He uses the pronoun, we, in discussing his work.

He first wrote by thinking in Meskwaki and then translating into English. Razors, as she knew from experience, were painful, and drugs caused vomiting and cramps. His great-great grandfather, Maminwanike, as a Sacred Chieftan or Okima, purchased the settlement land inon ancestral lands along the Iowa River.

What Fresh Hell Is This?. Alvan Barach, a New York cardiologist and psychotherapist. His poems are not written as an extension of his individual ego. This tribally-owned land is not a "reservation. The irony lies in indirection, as it offers unexpected and ultimately despairing reasons for avoiding suicide and continuing to live, and in the ambiguity of the title: They are collages of many voices, both interior and exterior.

Barach was not among them. Dorothy Parker as Feminist and Social Critic.

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This polyvocality is an expression of his view of human insignificance in the universe, sharing the universe with all other beings. While he no longer does this, he still writes in the heightened, formal style of Meskwaki oratory.

From Marion Meade, Dorothy Parker: This was done after the federal government forced the tribe to remove to Kansas. Irony can entail humor -- as in the title and development of this poem; often there is a serious edge to or point behind the humor. As might be expected, Dr. He began seriously writing in English when in his early teens.

Given the inadequacy of what was available to an aspiring suicide, Dorothy figured she might as well go on living. He does not write to reveal or to conceal, but to correct the errors of misrepresentation that have occurred over generations.

Ray often begins his readings with Meskwaki songs, accompanied by a hand drum and English translations. Young Bear Ray A. Other methods she had not actually tested had to be dismissed on hearsay as hopelessly unreliable: In addition, Robert Bly, a Minnesota poet, in the role of mentor recommended him to various literary magazines.Approaching Literature: Writing, Reading, Thinking / Edition 2.

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