Why is Williams' "The Red Wheelbarrow" one of the most important poems of this Modernist movement?
Let us remember that in his poetry William Carlos Williams was looking for a return to the barest essentials in poetry. In this way his form, style and diction is marked by its sparseness and its simplicity. Also, he chose to write about commonplace subjects. Thus it is that this poem only consists of sixteen words and takes its subject from a red wheelbarrow. In this poem, Williams...
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