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The World By Memory And Conjecture, Margaret G. Colvett May 2014

The World By Memory And Conjecture, Margaret G. Colvett

Undergraduate Honors Theses

The World by Memory and Conjecture collects thirty poems written and refined over the course of two and a half years. An analytical essay discussing the reading and writing of poetry as a medium, with reference to ancient and contemporary poets, is included.


Other: Poems, Catherine Pritchard Childress May 2013

Other: Poems, Catherine Pritchard Childress

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This creative thesis is a collection of original poems entitled Other. The poems in Other reflect my study of the aesthetics of poetry as well as that of how women are represented as poets and as the subject of poems. Some of these poems are the product of my particular interest in the use of persona. Most reflect my desire to achieve self-reflection, to write from my experiences and perception, while still maintaining the universality that is an essential element of successful poems.

The critical introduction situates my poems within the framework of the poetic mode Personal Classicism—poetry that ...