19 Jan Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Cleanth ioned. Other articles where The Well Wrought Urn is discussed: aesthetics: Relationship between form and content: literary critic Cleanth Brooks (The Well Wrought Urn. THE WELL WROUGHT URN. ROBERT B. HEILMAN. A retrospective glance at one of the formative works of twentieth century criticism is not a place to argue.

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Literature about poetry New Criticism books Essay collections. He was educated at Vanderbilt, Tulane, the well wrought urn Oxford universities. You can always find the topics here! Therefore, according to Brooks, what makes it one of the most famous in the English language cannot be the poem’s message.

The message of this poem seems straightforward and was duplicated by many other “graveyard” poems of the late eighteenth century. Ability to the well wrought urn and export citations. The poem does not try to find the yhe of a particular idea; it tries to juxtapose many, contradictory ideas together and reach a sort of resolution.

Cleanth Brooks was born in Murray, Hrn on October 16, Part of the intent of The Well Wrought Urn is to dispel the criticism that Brooks in his earlier works the well wrought urn dismissed the eighteenth and nineteenth century English poets, particularly the Romantics.


In The Well Wrought Urn, theory illuminates practice and vice versa. Thus to try to abstract the meaning of a poem from the language in which that meaning is rooted, the paradoxical language of metaphor, is to disregard the internal structure of the poem that gives it its meaning.

Cleanth BrooksPaul Rand. The Well Wrought Urn: Login via your institution. In his summary chapter, The well wrought urn articulates his position that it is urm to paraphrase a poem when trying to get at its meaning. Brooks vehemently rejected this historical relativism, believing it amounts to “giving up our criteria of good and bad” and thus repudiating “our concept of poetry itself”.

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Wordsworth sought to write directly and forcefully, without sophistry or wordplay. The Heresy of Paraphrase.

The ideas have been so thoroughly assimilated that they may the well wrought urn elementary and even banal. It is a pattern of resolutions and balances and harmonizations, developed through a temporal scheme Go to Table wrojght Contents.

The eleventh, famous chapter, entitled “The Heresy of Paraphrase,” is a polemic against the use of paraphrase in describing and criticizing a poem. This the well wrought urn that Brooks and the New Critics did not discount the study of the historical context of the literary work, nor its affective potential for the reader, nor its connection to the life experiences of the author.

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