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The Nuts and The Bolts of the Poem.

The idea here is to provide a basic discussion of the main aspects of the Poem. This isn't intended to be definitive but I'm going to try to 'link' topics to specific poems mentioned elsewhere on arduity. The list below reflects very much the early stages of a work in progress which will added to and amended as things progress.

Allegory. In which we make use of work by Homer, Edmund Spenser and Keston Sutherland to try and think around this tricky conceit.

Ambiguity. In which we point out the value of uncertainty, using Marvell, Celan and Prynne as examples.