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Analysis and comments on Ars Poetica by Archibald MacLeish

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Comment 10 of 74, added on February 26th, 2012 at 1:54 AM.

speaking about poem its an art that Macleish have this art and a good
talent for showing it. he describe poem with unique and special adjectives

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Comment 9 of 74, added on February 11th, 2012 at 6:25 PM.

AFEUPU Yet, much is unclear. Could you describe in more details!....

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Comment 8 of 74, added on September 7th, 2011 at 9:37 AM.

gREj5C Informative, but not convincing. Something is missing but what I can
not understand. But I will say frankly: bright and benevolent thoughts...

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Comment 7 of 74, added on March 2nd, 2010 at 1:56 PM.

What are some distinctive features of Macleish's that make his poerty stand
out. I need to know fast because i have to write a paper on that

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Comment 6 of 74, added on November 29th, 2008 at 4:59 PM.

I need to know\ discuse the character in this poem? quikley pleas

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Comment 5 of 74, added on April 20th, 2008 at 4:06 PM.

MacLeish says that the poem should express its meaning implicitly rather
than putting it in explicit sentences. The essence of the poem lies in the
imagery it uses. For instance, he says, "grief" can be depicted by images
of 'empty doorway' or 'maple leaf'.

Also the essence should not fade away with the passage of time i.e. the
central idea of the poem should be relevant forever.

The beauty of the poem is that all what is described as 'the art of
poetry' is very effectively implemented in the poem itself.

Ars poetica contains many similes and images that contribute to its

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Poet: Archibald MacLeish
Poem: Ars Poetica
Added: Feb 20 2003
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