TITLE

Hopkins the Romantic? The Question of Empathy in "Spring and Fall."

AUTHOR(S)
Wardi, Eynel
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Victorian Poetry;Fall2006, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p237
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article presents a literary criticism of the poem, "Spring and Fall," by Gerard Manley Hopkins. The main point of the criticism is that Hopkin's poem clearly embraces John Ruskin's idea of "pathetic fallacy"-the technique embraced by Romantic poets and others that allows nature to become anthropomorphized.
ACCESSION #
23722409

 

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