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How do poems challenge readers attitudes?

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nishi4000 | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 4, 2012 at 9:06 AM via web

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How do poems challenge readers attitudes?

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stellalove1231 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 4, 2012 at 10:03 AM (Answer #1)

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poems can sometimes change readers attitudes by how the poem is written not by if it has nice type font but by what the poet expresses from his feeelings this relates to the reader and and the reader likes the poetry because it relates to something that u feel

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mikster | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 6, 2012 at 3:38 AM (Answer #2)

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They often provide foreign ground in disguise--themes or experiences that are masked with symbolism and other literary devices--that lead the reader to explore a different point of view without the blatant opinions and words of everyday life. Literary devices like allusions, similes, metaphors, and imagery can trigger connections between past experiences and this new idea that often stick, challenging their attitudes or opinions.

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ilovemusic1225 | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted June 5, 2012 at 6:12 PM (Answer #3)

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Poems get readers to think in different aspects and gives them an opportunity to travel to a different place.

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