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MAKE IT NEW. Poetry of 1900-1917. SYMBOLISTS. A movement to change the direction of American poetry and make it truly American. Symbolists: goals. a . Tried to portray the emotional effects objects suggested b. Got rid of symbols and clichés of symbols

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make it new

MAKE IT NEW

Poetry of 1900-1917

symbolists
SYMBOLISTS

A movement to change the direction of American poetry and make it truly American.

symbolists goals
Symbolists: goals

a. Tried to portray the emotional effects objects

suggested

b. Got rid of symbols and clichés of symbols

c. Trusted in the nonrational

d. Felt Imagination more reliable than reason and just as precise

e. Believed poetry should be mysterious and intuitive

f. Utilized self-discovery

g. Had independence of thought

h. Recognized individual important- the soul and nature

i. Went against the mechanism of human life

symbolists and romanticism
Symbolists and Romanticism

Symbolists much like early Romantics like Thoreau

Believed in the individual

Couldn’t find solace in nature

Nature too defined by science; no more mystery

Science has advanced life but humanity still had poverty, violence, and conflict

Life had become spiritually debased

What is a human in the face of a mass culture ( all alike)

imagism 1912 1917
IMAGISM (1912-1917)

A new way to see and experience the world

Poetry is better if-

Precise

Clear

Unqualified images

Imagery carries the emotion of the poem

imagism
IMAGISM

No need for

Stanzas

Meter

Pretty words

Sentimentality

Artificiality

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IMAGISM

Poems needs:

Raw power of image

Common speech

Exact words

Hard, clear words

Haikuwas the inspiration- short, one main idea, based on nature

imagism and symbolists
Imagism and Symbolists

Techniques common in poetry now

Free verse new idea at the time

Topics: anything from kitchen sink to the full

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Imagists and Symbolists- discovery:

Free verse is as tough to write as rhyme and

traditional poetry styles