The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry Topics for Discussion

J. D. Mcclatchy
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This book contains poems by contemporary American poets. What constitutes a contemporary poet? How did the editor go about choosing the poets and their selected poems? Is this an objective way of choosing? Why or why not? Do you believe this is an accurate example of contemporary American poetry? Why or why not?

These poets are examples of contemporary American poets. What are your thoughts on these poets and their work? What does it reveal about American poetry and America in general? What does it say about contemporary American art as a whole?

Choose your favorite poem and summarize it. Why is this your favorite? How can you relate to this poem? What does this poem reveal about you?

Who is your favorite poet from this book? Why is this person your favorite? Is your poet the one who composed your favorite poem? Why...

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