Comparing Poems Paragraph

Comparing Poems Paragraph

Use both poems to answer the question.

Write one paragraph explaining how each poem combines elements of closed form poetry with free verse and what the usage of these elements reflects about the time periods in which they were written.



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The poem “Imagery” by Archibald MacLeish combines both the element of closed-form poetry and free verse. The poem is a sonnet of 14 lines depicting Iambic pentameter of five unstressed syllables per line while during the end the writer shifts to seven syllable per line adopting a free verse form of poetry (Janovsky, 2018).  

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