Modernism. Asha Abdirahim Zinderella Distrito Valerie Romero Melissa Sambol. Overview. Movement in arts, where it states cultural tendencies and cultural movements. Driven by a conscious desire to overturn traditional.
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Movement in arts, where it states cultural tendencies and cultural movements.
Driven by a conscious desire to overturn traditional.
The evolution of industrial societies, growing cities, which was followed by dramatic terror brought by World War I were the circumstances that molded the foundations of the movement.
Socially progressive trend that demonstrates the power of the people to create, enhance and transform their environment.
It is full of allusions, where most of the poems are influenced by cubism
It focuses on visual arts, surrealism, futurism abstraction and cubism
have multiple themes on a large range of subjects
Born in Reading, Pennsylvania on October 2, 1879
Son of a successful lawyer
Attended Harvard University as a non-degree special student
After Harvard University he moved to New York City, working as a Journalist for a short time he attended New York Law School where he graduated in 1903
After graduating he went back to Reading, Pennsylvania where he married Elsie Moll
Inspired by the paintings of Paul Klee, and Cezanne
His techniques are meditative and philosophical; he uses this to contrast the predictable, the imaginary and the truly valuable
Died of stomach cancer on August 2, 1955 at the age of seventy-five
Anecdote of the Jar
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
The Idea of Order at Key West
The Snow Man
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Was born in Kirkwood, MO
Attended Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and majored in politics, law and history
Served as an editor for The Dial, a literary and cultural journal
Taught at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School until 1915 when she began to publish poetry professionally
Known for her irony and wit
Won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the Bollingen Prize in 1933 for her Collected Poems
What events in society molded the foundations of modernism?
What is Modernism driven by?
What movement is modernism based on?
What techniques is modernism known for?
What are the 2 techniques that Wallace Stevens uses?
1. William Carlos Williams and Hilda Doolittle often provide strong imagery in their works. Read each of their poems carefully. Then write an essay in which you compare and contrast the two poems and how their works relate to their literary movement.
2. Read the following poem The Snow Man by Wallace Stevens carefully. Then write an essay discussing how the poet uses literary techniques to reveal the speaker’s attitudes toward nature and the relation between imagination and reality.
3. Choose one of the poems and read it carefully. How are the structure, figurative languages, and theme of that poem relate to the author’s literary movement?