ENGL 2740 Lecture Notes - Intertextuality, Nonsense Verse

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Play as a framework in which you can experiment. Thought of in this way, play offers pleasure in the unexpected, in the deviation from the. usual and normal in the breaking of rules. Alternatively play can be seen as a form of subversion, a framework within which. A way of experimenting with the mutability of rules, roles and structures. As soon as it is nonsense e it is speech play. Within nonsense we can say it is silly B/c it is silly we can say dark things, expand our thoughts even if they sound silly. Poem example in class (example in class: poem with picture) The whole poem becomes literarily real. the children talk a certain way then the adults start to talk the same way. He worked in advertising before becoming a book writer. Book was a branding image for children"s book. He is a savvy writer who understands the industry well.

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