The Poet Marianne Moore Analytical Essay by The Research Group

The Poet Marianne Moore
This paper discusses the poet Marianne Moore: Technique, themes, style and syllabics in "The Student" and "To a Steam Roller".
# 18681 | 1,125 words | 3 sources | 1991 | US
Published on Feb 15, 2003 in Literature (American) , Literature (Poetry) , English (Analysis)

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"Marianne Moore is a rare combination of 'poet's poet' and advice-giving moralist. Moore was always admired by a select group of modern poets, but she was often misunderstood and unintelligible to the average reader. Critics frequently believed that Moore's poetry dealt with inconsequential topics. However, as was often the situation, many critics did not understand her poetry either. There is much more philosophy in Moore's poetry than many of her critics ever imagined. In fact, it would be difficult to appreciate Moore's poetry without comprehending its philosophical depths and epistemological approaches.

Concerning Moore's prosody, her poetry is neither free verse nor accented rhythms. Her model is French. The words in Moore's ... "

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