Aug 4, 2011

Engaging Content is More Poetry than Personas
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Via Scoop.itinternetbillboards

“Excrement! That’s what I think of Mr. J. Evans Pritchard! We’re not laying pipe! We’re talking about poetry.

How can you describe poetry like American Bandstand? “I like Byron, I give him a 42 but I can’t dance to it!”

This was English professor John Keating’s (Dead Poets Society) response to J. Evans Pritchard, according to whom the quality of a poem can be accurately measured by first becoming “fluent with rhyme and meter” and then determining a poem’s greatness by answering two questions: “One. How artfully has the objective of the poem been rendered? Two. How important is that objective?”

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