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The paradox, and other poems.

by Laurence Winfield Scott

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Published by Donohue & Henneberry in Chicago .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPS2794.S35 P3
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., 5-131 p.
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24194353M
LC Control Number30010787

Based on the examples given, it is apparent how paradoxes have the ability to turn a serious statement into something witty. Paradox in Writing. From poetry to literature, and from speeches to song lyrics, paradox helps add color to any form of writing to keep readers and listeners engaged. A literary criticism for the book "Barbadoes, and Other Poems" by Matthew James Chapman is presented. Born in Barbados but educated in England, Chapman claims in the book's preface that the descriptions he wrote about the state of society in Barbados is strictly based on literal truth.

  Romantic Paradox. DOI link for Romantic Paradox. Romantic Paradox book. An Essay on the Poetry of Wordsworth. Romantic Paradox. Numerous passages from The Prelude and other poems are analysed to illustrate the argument and to show that, because of this doubt or hidden perplexity, Wordsworth’s poetry has a far richer texture, is more. Ave Maria Press is still having a big sale on the e-book versions of most of my titles with them including my newest Earth, Our Original Monastery ($ on ) and other titles as low as 99 cents. From the Abbey Archives – a reflection on Holy Saturday: The Space Between and .

Examples of Paradoxes in Poetry. The seemingly self-contradictory statements of a paradox such as “less is more” or “sweet sorrow” may cause the reader to pause and reflect on the underlying meaning of the contradiction. Upon close reflection, a paradox does not . Stella Vinitchi Radulescu’s poetry dwells in spaces of paradox, seeking out the words, metaphors, and images that capture both the peaceful stillness of snow and the desperate cry of human experience. A Cry in the Snow often draws on these two fertile tropes: the beauty of nature and the power and limitations of language. A trilingual poet who has published in French, English, and her native.


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Paradox can be described as a statement which presents ideas that contradict each other. The following article presents examples of paradoxes used in literature, and in general.

Explanations of few of these paradoxes should help understand this literary device in a better manner. Paradox As a figure of speech, it is a seemingly self-contradictory phrase or concept that illuminates a instance, Wallace Stevens, in “The Snow Man,” describes the “Nothing that is not there and the nothing that is.” Alexander Pope, in “An Essay on Man: Epistle II,” describes Man as “Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all.”.

Since the publication of the bestselling Sounding the Seasons, Malcolm Guite has repeatedly been asked for more sonnets. This new collection offers a sequence of new 50 sonnets that focus on many passages in the Gospels: the Beatitudes, parables and miracles, teachings on the Kingdom, and the ‘hard sayings’ - Jesus’ challenging demands with which we wrestle.Yes."I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats' once opened, is as evil as an evil little book can get.

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Stella Vinitchi Radulescu’s poetry dwells in spaces of paradox, seeking out the words, metaphors, and images that capture both the peaceful stillness of snow and the desperate cry of human experience. A Cry in the Snow often draws on these two fertile tropes: the beauty of nature and the power and limitations of language.

A trilingual poet who has published in French, English, and her native.