William Carlos Williams

    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • William Carlos Williams The Wedge

    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…

    Words: 1010 - Pages: 5
  • William Carlos Williams And Modernism In Short Stories

    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…

    Words: 1096 - Pages: 5
  • Analysis Of Red Wheelbarrow By William Carlos Williams

    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…

    Words: 1426 - Pages: 6
  • Analysis Of William Carlos Williams The Young Housewife

    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…

    Words: 779 - Pages: 4
  • Unprofessionalism In William Carlos Williams The Use Of Force

    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…

    Words: 1389 - Pages: 6
  • An Analysis Of William Carlos Williams This Is Just To Say

    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…

    Words: 1446 - Pages: 6
  • Imagery In 'January' By William Carlos Williams

    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…

    Words: 360 - Pages: 2
  • William Carlos Williams The Use Of Force

    NO! STOP! LET GO! In the brief story, “The Use of Force” by William Carlos Williams, an excessive amount of force or harm is portrayed. Almost all hospitals require doctors to take the Hippocratic Oath, which states that the doctors will not purposely hurt or endanger their patients. Many of the characters in this story convey instances of harm of force to others, including the doctor, the little girl, and the girls parents. First, the doctor displays force when treating the child. He thought…

    Words: 343 - Pages: 2
  • Williams Carlos Williams: The Use Of Force

    The patient is an eighty- five-year-old man by the name of James Williams who is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He is my grandfather’s older twin brother who suffered a stroke a couple years back. Before the stroke he was a normal elderly man with regular speech and movements. One could barely tell the twins apart. Now post trauma, James seemed to have aged a lot faster than his brother. What once was clear and audible; his speech is now muffled, slurred, and repetitive. Once smooth and sturdy…

    Words: 710 - Pages: 3
  • The Use Of Force By William Carlos Williams

    “I could have torn the child apart in my own fury and enjoyed it.”(Williams 2). this is the authority doctors used in the 1800’s. In “The Use of Force”, by William Carlos Williams identifies the manner in which society looks at doctors in the 1800’s which compares and contrasts to how modern society sees the medical profession. Doctor’s back in the 1800’s will use drugs as the medicine. Some of the doctors did not even go to college or anything they will just practice with a regular doctor for…

    Words: 1233 - Pages: 5
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: