Ezra Pound Essay | Ezra Pound

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Ezra Pound

Summary: Research paper on Ezra Pound as an Imagist (includes analysis of many poems).
Ezra Pound modernized poetry with his rules and writing. As an Imagist, he had many strict beliefs about the structure of poetry. He stressed lyricism and was selective in use of words. He also followed strict guidelines concerning the addition of historical facts to all poetry, and the correct way to create the perfect symbol. Another distinctive feature of Pound's writing was his use of language and his refusal to place archaic language in poems. All of Pound's beliefs and techniques are observed in his most extensive and well-known work, the Cantos.

Lyricism is a technique observed in Pound's poetry. By definition, a lyrical poem is "strongly marked by imagination, melody, and emotion, and creat[es] a single, unified impression" (Holman, 1986, p. 283). It makes perfect sense that Pound would have an obsession with lyricism because he was a poet who always wanted the emotions his poems enforced to...

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