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What is the writer's opinion of poetry in this passage from an essay?
Weegy: The Study of Poetry (1880) BY MATTHEW ARNOLD INTRODUCTION Matthew Arnold was one of the foremost poets and critics of the 19th century. [ While often regarded as the father of modern literary criticism, he also wrote extensively on social and cultural issues, religion, and education. Arnold was born into an influential English family—his father was a famed headmaster at Rugby—and graduated from Balliol College, Oxford. He began his career as a school inspector, traveling throughout much of England on the newly built railway system. When he was elected professor of poetry at Oxford in 1857, he was the first in the post to deliver his lectures in English rather than Latin. Walt Whitman famously dismissed him as a “literary dude,” and while many have continued to disparage Arnold for his moralistic tone and literary judgments, his work also laid the foundation for important 20th century critics like T.S. Eliot, Cleanth Brooks, and Harold Bloom. His poetry has also had an enormous, though underappreciated, influence; Arnold is frequently acknowledged as being one of the first poets to display a truly Modern perspective in his work. Perhaps Arnold’s most famous piece of literary criticism is his essay “The Study of Poetry.” In this work, Arnold is fundamentally concerned with poetry’s “high destiny;” he believes that “mankind will discover that we have to turn to poetry to interpret life for us, to console us, to sustain us” as science and philosophy will eventually prove flimsy and unstable. Arnold’s essay thus concerns itself with articulating a “high standard” and “strict judgment” in order to avoid the fallacy of valuing certain poems (and poets) too highly, and lays out a method for discerning only the best and therefore “classic” poets (as distinct from the description of writers of the ancient world). Arnold’s classic poets include Milton, Shakespeare, Dante, and Homer; and the passages he presents from each are intended to show how their poetry is ... (More)
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Which functions do the octave and the sestet play in the poem? User: What subgenre does this poem belong to?Lamia
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Which detail can be omitted from the passage with the least loss of information about the work on the canyon walls?
Weegy: The detail of the canyon wall which can be omitted is the detail about the river.It may say directly ,the canyons can be form by erosion cause by a river and then form as a plateu. (More)
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These are the steps that you should follow when taking a reading test. Which one is the first step? Select one of the options below as your answer: A. Decide if the question is detailed or asks for something general. B. Decide if the text is narrative or expository. C. Read quickly if the text is expository; read carefully if it is a narrative. D. Refer to the passage in the reading if the question is detailed; infer the answer if the passage is general.
Weegy: D. Refer to the passage in the reading if the question is detailed; User: Which of the following is the best way to find the correct answer for a general reading question on a reading test? Select one of the options below as your answer: A. Cover the options and find the relationship. B. Find that part of the text and look for the answer. C. Look at the main parts or paragraphs and infer the answer. D. Cover the options and figure out what fits best. Weegy: : Which of the following is the best way to find the correct answer for a sentence completion question on a reading test? answer: D. Cover the options and figure out what fits best User: Which of the following is the best way to find the correct answer for a sentence completion question on a reading test? Select one of the options below as your answer: A. Cover the options and find the relationship. B. Find that part of the text and look for the answer. C. Look at the main parts or paragraphs and infer the answer. D. Cover the options and figure out what fits best. Weegy: The best way to find the correct answer for a sentence completion question on a reading test is: C. Look at the main parts or paragraphs and infer the answer. (More)
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In linguistics, syntax is the set of rules, principles, and processes that govern the structure of sentences in a given language.
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