Short, Ungraded Paper
Due Wed., Jan. 25 in class
Pick one of these and write a one-page response:
1) In what way(s) is "The Spleen" a Pindaric ode? Is it indebtted to Pindar's. Olympian 1ode in style or content?
2) What is "The Spleen" about? Is it concerned with genre?
3) When women poets write odes (Behn, Finch, Carter) do they produce
poems significantly different from the male authors of odes we have
read (Marvell, Cowley, Dryden)?
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