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ImagismWhat are the characteristics of imagism?
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- so much depends
- a red wheel
- glazed with rain
- beside the white
- So few words, but such sharp images.
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Posted by arghyapikai on May 8, 2013 at 1:39 AM (Answer #4)
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Some of the main characteristics of imagist poems are free verse and lack of rhyming pattern. It was a modern movement, so there was an attempt to move away from traditional poem forms and conventions. The idea was also to transform poetry from the sickly sentimental poetry that came before.
Posted by litteacher8 on May 30, 2012 at 9:11 PM (Answer #2)
The imagists also focused on the "image," hence the name, by using very carefully chosen and revealing language. Look at the William Carlos Williams' poem, "The Red Wheelbarrow":
Posted by mwalter822 on May 31, 2012 at 2:41 PM (Answer #3)
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