Feminism In Richard Loy's Love Song

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I became attracted to Loy’s poem after reading her biography because the poetry she wrote broke away from the traditional male dominate poetry. She was controversial and represented modern feminism during her time. Loy’s voice added diversity to the modernism by the structure and bewildering word choices presented in her poem Love Song. Love Song can be easily seen to be inspired by her real life casthopic experience with love through her failing marriage and two affairs during the time it was written in 1915.
During this time, Loy’s husband left her during 1913 and they were more estange to each other then they were a married pair. Afterwards, she was involved with Filippo Marinetti and Giovanni Papini, whom were part of Italy's futurism movement, where they ridiculed traditions and embraced the new reality of industrial life. Here, she still faced misogyny from the men because even as they tried to break from traditions they still
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There are fragments and contrast throughout the poem. The transitions between descriptive imagery are rough to represent chaos within the narrator. It breaks from the tradition of having a well structured piece because the structure within the poem changes unpredictably.
In Loy’s Love Song, the narrator represents the sexual honesty of women during its time period by presenting themes of unsatisfying, despairing, and doomed love. This can be seen by the language and imagery used to depict the doomed relationship of her lover. In each section of the poem, it describes a new nuance that adds to the overall arching meaning.
She depicts the beginning of love and its story as “Pig Cupid his rosy snout/ Rooting erotic garbage/ “Once upon a time”” (3-5). Cupid is illustrated as a pig to represent greed that comes with love. Showing how love can implant false hoods by making it seem like a fairytale when in real life it is

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