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Concrete Poetry

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Department
English (Arts)
Course
ENGL 345
Professor
Nathalie Cooke
Semester
Fall

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Concrete Poetry - The significance depends on what the poem looks like. - Originated in Brazil and Germany - comes from beat poets. - The general idea (of poetry in shapes) dates back to Ancient Greece, but this specific kind (of poetry being only visual) is fairly new. Shape and visual are the two different types: shape can be read whereas visual is a piece of art. "The Slow Train" - The words are places in whatever shape you'd like in order to present the central message. E.E. Cummings "Grasshopper" http://www.cprw.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/17-grasshopper1.png http://www.cprw.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/26-grasshopper.jpg - You can't g
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