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    simple man was William Carlos Williams. He was born in America as a Puerto Rican-American who then with hard work and determination became a well-practiced doctor. He however is better known for his works of poetry that challenged the traditional way of writing poetry. In Williams’s book of poetry, The Wedge, is prefaced by an introduction that introduces his readers to his controversial ideas concerning poetry and what it should represent in today’s modern times. He wants his readers to break free from the conventional views of poetry and see poetry as what. His writing is trying to persuade the readers…

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    William Carlos Williams is an imagist poet, who superiorly controls the meaning of his poems, using subtle language manipulations. One poem that shows this in particular is The Young Housewife. This poem is about the time the speaker was driving and sees a young housewife near the curb, calling the ice-man and fish-man to come. He compares her to a dried leaf, which at the end, he crushes with his car. This poem was published in 1916, a time when the world was a misogynistic place. Though the…

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    For example, these people exist in sports, businesses, and even poetry. The American poet, William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), was one of the four major American poets or in other words, one of the big guys. Williams always loved literature; however, he went to medical school in hopes of becoming a physician. Despite his schooling, Williams still enjoyed writing. With his love of writing and physician degree, he really had a huge effect with the style, this author used. He actually had a major…

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    knowing what celebrities went through to get there. With that being said, what do you value most in life? Is it the little things that can be by the past or the important things? In life people tend to put so much value on the little things. For example, like William Carlos Williams hold his red wheelbarrow to so much standards. He feels as though so much depends upon it. When we focus on the little things, we tend to get side-tracked as William Carlos Williams shows in his “Red Wheel” poem and…

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    A modernist by trade, William Carlos Williams works with other artists in an effort to start and perpetuate a new movement. Working within the constraints that focused on breaking free from past restrictions and conscriptions with an eye towards current events and cultural influences, Williams is building something beautifully simplistic in his poetry. Towards the beginning of his efforts in poetry Williams’ underlines the fears associated with the cultural change to modernism, and the prevalent…

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    In the short story “The Use of Force,” by William Carlos Williams, a doctor narrates his visit to the Olson Family whose daughter, Mathilda, may be sick with diphtheria. The doctor explains that he is trying to be nice to Mathilda, but seeing that she refuses to let him examine her he asks the parents to consent to a forceful method. Eventually, he uses excessive force to get the diagnosis. Are his actions justifiable? Given that Mathilda is finally revealed to have diphtheria and the doctor’s…

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    commentary. In terms of poetry, authors often switch between the two throughout their bodies of work. William Carlos Williams is an imagist poet whose personal poetic philosophy as expressed in various essays and interviews demonstrates a clear choice for using the poetic form to make social political commentary. In particular, Williams poem This is Just to Say is no exception to Williams’ method of using the poetic form for political…

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    the audience and the presenters. Poet William Carlos Williams creates this sense of unification with the readers through his poem, “The Dance”. He creates a vivid picture of everyday human life by describing the peasants’ dance performance and thereby communicates to the readers that though we are all different, we can also be alike. He depicts the a likeness of all human…

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    performances. Interestingly, different forms of art such as poetry, dance and music all have a way of creating a connection between the audience and the presenters. Poet William Carlos Williams creates this sense of unification with the readers through his poem, “The Dance”. He creates a vivid picture of everyday human life by describing a dance performance and thereby communicates to the readers that though we are all different, we can also be alike. He depicts the alikeness of all human beings…

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    The poem “January”, written by poet William Carlos Williams, uses imagery to paint a vivid picture in the mind of the reader. Williams also uses descriptive language and the metaphor of wind and the sentences the narrator is bound to, to exemplify the picture in the reader’s mind. A particular example of imagery in the poem is when William states “And the wind, as before fingers perfectly it’s derisive music.” In this quote, Williams expands to the senses of auditory and touch. He expands to…

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