Tag Archives: Yeats

The Ways I Use Poetry

When I was in grade school, I used poetry for entertainment. My grade school had regular book fairs, and one of the first books I bought on my own was The Random House Book of Poetry for Children because, in … Continue reading

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What Makes Art Art? Analysis of a Yeats Poem using Russian Formalist Shklovsky.

In Shklovsky’s essay, “Art as Technique,” he introduces the concept of defamiliarization when pinpointing what makes art “art.” For Shklovsky, art is created when the subject matter of that particular piece of art is presented to the audience in a … Continue reading

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