Gwen Harwood Essay | The Theme of Change in Gwen Harwood's Poetry

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The Theme of Change in Gwen Harwood's Poetry

Summary: The personas in the Gwen Harwood poems "The Glass Jar," "Prize Giving," "Father and Child," "Alter Ego," "The Violets" and "At Mornington" undergo change, and this change is described in a way that lets the reader see the changes affect on the character.
The poetry of Gwen Harwood can be viewed in different interpretations reflecting different values and concern, but all types of variant interpretations deal with theme of change, where the persona in all the poems goes through a process of changing, being influence by different factors including time, trauma, memory and discovery. This is clearly evident in the poems "The Glass Jar", "Prize Giving" "Father and Child", "Alter Ego", "The Violets", and "At Mornington." Even though all variant interpretations all deal with the change the persona goes through during the poem, they let the responder see many sides of the effect the changing process has had on the persona, thus a more clearer understanding of the persona is amplified with the persona before and after the changes, whereas a single interpretation of any poem wouldn't give us a good hindsight of the changes...

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