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Department
English
Course
ENG280H1
Professor
Chris Warley
Semester
Fall

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ENG280September 26Kristen Young Brooks is famous for 2 thingsoWell Wrought UrnGreat inheritor of Matthew Arnold textbooksRemains the orthodoxy of English departmentsoThe New CriticsNew CriticismIA RichardsPractical CriticismoBrooks was obsessed with itclose readingoRead like Cleanth Brooks taught people how to readNew criticism allowed for a new way of thinking for us Starts with few of us because only those that accept new criticism will look atthings that wayNo mention of greatness culture best that is known and thoughtoHis obsessive interest is languageLanguage of poetry is interesting because its filled with paradoxoFocusing on paradox is what critics do Scientists is used as a bad word because they want no paradoxes they only wantwritings with no confusionLanguage of poetry is always paradoxicaloThat is why Brooks can always be used for everythingPoetry to many is the language of the souloExpression of emotion feel
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