“The Second Coming” Poem Analysis

Format: Double-spaced, 1-inch margins, 12-point font (Times New Roman)Close reading is the basic mode of formal literary criticism and a powerful tool in both its own right or in the service of larger arguments. It requires you to read beyond plot or gist and to concentrate on language, structure, imagery, metaphor, allusions, sound, syntax, punctuation, … Continue reading “The Second Coming” Poem Analysis