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Understanding Poetry: “West Wind #2″ literal and symbolic

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Part two of the “West Wind #2” lecture.
Language is literal and symbolic, and to apprehend the symbolic meaning, we’d best know what is being said literally. Directly.
The poet is going to employ sentence variety and complexity, and we need to be able to follow the line.


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