Lords and New Creatures Themes

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Foreign Cultures

A great number of Morrison's poems deal with foreign cultures in one way or another, from the culture of the racist to that of East Asia, the cave dweller and the Aztecs. As an observer of human nature, Morrison was fascinated by the way people interacted with one another in daily life and how they behaved when confronted with strangers who may or may not pose a threat. In Morrison's eyes, there was nothing more dangerous to the tribes as an approaching stranger as the entire world of the tribe could be put into jeopardy if the stranger meant harm.

The poet pays homage to East Asia in regards to its puppet shadow plays and how the medium was responsible for creating the impetus for film. The reader will note that Morrison longed to be one of the men who were granted access to nearly every part...

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