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Who were the Imagists?
They were a group of 20th-century poets who believed that experience was most effectively communicated through images of the sense. This style is an important element in appreciating what a poet is expressing by considering how it is expressed.
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Who wrote In a Station of the Metro, and when?
Ezra Pound wrote it in 1913.
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Neologism
Poets sometimes create new words (or neologism) to draw attention to the meaning they are conveying. This will disallow readers to skim and force them to consider the meaning and context of the new word.
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Unusual syntax and omission of words
In poetry, the word order may be changed so that readers will have to be more attentive. Moreover, the new style would make the poem more memorable and fresh. However, this could also make it very concentrated and difficult to understand.
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Who wrote the Songs of Innocence and of Experience?
William Blake wrote the collection of poems. He was born in 1757 and died in 1827.
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What's the meaning of wistlessness?
Wistless means unknowing and wislessness is the state of not knowing or unconsciousness. NOTE: the sounds are soft and sad, a word very similar in sound which means longing.
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Ezra Pound wrote it in 1913.

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Who wrote In a Station of the Metro, and when?

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Poets sometimes create new words (or neologism) to draw attention to the meaning they are conveying. This will disallow readers to skim and force them to consider the meaning and context of the new word.

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In poetry, the word order may be changed so that readers will have to be more attentive. Moreover, the new style would make the poem more memorable and fresh. However, this could also make it very concentrated and difficult to understand.

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William Blake wrote the collection of poems. He was born in 1757 and died in 1827.

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