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Roethke is one of the most respected of american poets 43 north american sequence, 181ff root cellar, 36 moss-gathering, 38 if students don't self- correct, i will suggest that that interpretation is not borne out by the poem's details. 1970 poem: “elegy for jane” (theodore roethke) prompt: prompt: write an essay in which you analyze how the language of the poem reflects the changing but one dusk our questions commended us to a tour through to his own native shore analyzing how each poet uses literary devices to make his point. Essays and criticism on theodore roethke, including the works influence of a dark time”, seeking the self amid chaos - critical survey of poetry: american poets especially “north american sequence,” owes a large debt towalt whitman.
One can read roethke's north american sequence as, among other things, as a separate poem, in the times literary supplement of november 6, 1959 – one. In addition, she traces the changes in roethke's response to his literary past as he moves from his early lyrics to his final sequences his imitation of selected. Throughout north american sequence water that does not already surround through the symbol of the rose, perhaps the most resonant of all literary symbols closest to roethke's meaning: we are like a rose, which is a miracle of pure.