Literature Essay | The Role of Transformation in Three Literary Works

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The Role of Transformation in Three Literary Works

Summary: Three examples in literature in how the physical environment can affect the inner self, triggering a person's imaginative journey.
A journey can be defined as a course of travel from one place to another. However, during a journey, some sort of transformation is always obtained. This alteration can be spiritual, corporal and even psychological. I'll be exploring the ways particular texts convey this notion.

Peter Skrzynecki's poem "Post Card" traces his inner growth as a result of a post card sent from Warsaw. Although he has never been to Warsaw this poem illustrates the power of physicality over the inner self. For instance in the second stanza the town is personified, "Warsaw, Old Town, I never knew you." This shows the city's demand for recognition and worship. It too, becomes a point of realization because the town is no longer something distant. The tone in this stanza also becomes more reflective as he starts to refer to it directly. Patriotic images...

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