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James Wright

The definition of poetry by eNotes.com states that..."most poetry simply seeks to convey emotions or ideas." The speaker's emotions are easy to spot in this poem: he is nervous and scared, which...

Latest answer posted March 18, 2011 11:30 am UTC

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James Wright

In "Having Lost My Sons, I Confront the Wreckage of the Moon: Christmas, 1960," James Wright uses strong imagery to evoke feelings of isolation and disconnection. The poem centers around imagery...

Latest answer posted August 17, 2012 2:41 am UTC

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James Wright

A careful survey of James Wright's biographical information may shed some light on the context of his poem "Having Lost my Sons, I Confront the Wreckage of the Moon: Christmas, 1960." The title of...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2012 4:09 pm UTC

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James Wright

James Wright's poetry definitely features a strong death motif. I think in your case as you are brainstorming for the organization of your paper, you would be best served by making a topical...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2012 6:18 am UTC

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