How do I change the Romantic poem, "Darkness," into a Modernist poem?
It is not entirely difficult to change Byron's "Darkness" into a Modernist work. The vision that Byron renders has much in way of Modernism within it. Byron's setting of an apocalyptic reality is Modernist in its scope. Byron includes lines that are already Modernist in timbre. One such example would be how Byron describes the world:
The world was void,The populous and the powerful was a lump,Seasonless, herbless, treeless, manless, lifeless—A lump of death—a chaos of hard clay.The rivers, lakes and ocean all stood still,And nothing stirr'd within their silent depths;
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