George Herbert EH 203
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Date Created: 02/28/16
British Lit – George Herbert • Follower of John Donne • Concrete poetry – modern term for pattern poetry or shaped verse o Shape poetry o Associated with the Renaissance, 17 century, & modern period • “Easter Wings” – pg.1709 o Poem shape looks like wings sideways o Addressed to Lord o Hopeful that with prayer he can come back to God • “The Altar” – pg.1707 o Careful spacing, justified text o Strong, solid base on altar o Dedicating whole life to the service of God • “The Pulley” – pg.1721 o Not as much of a shape poem o Imagine God finding a way to reel you back in o Analogy – resting & coming back to God