Gary Snyder | Critical Essay by Mary Kinzie

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Gary Snyder.
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Most striking [about the work of Gary Snyder] is the fact that he avoids metaphor of the kind … [wherein] two realms of conjunction, frequently one physical and the other spiritual, mix on the surface in such a way that the depths beneath will beckon, until any surface glancingly has something of depth in it. Contrary to this principle of steady sympathetic evocation, Snyder gives us only the surface and expects us not to expect it to ripple down to the depths beneath:

             soaked drooping bamboo groves
             swaying heavy in the drizzle,
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This section contains 1,246 words
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