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Gary Snyder Writing Styles in Anasazi

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Style in "Anasazi" is intrinsic to the poem's presentation and meaning. A song of praise or celebration needs rhythm and a discernible cadence to bring its full bearing to life. Snyder uses two predominant mechanisms to convey the adulatory intent of this work—alliteration (similar vowel sounds and similar consonant sounds) and line length.

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