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Response to profiling process

After completing my poetic profile of Bête Noir, I have a few thoughts on the process. I will enumerate them here. At first, seeing the list of everything I had to rank was a daunting and overwhelming task. A lot … Continue reading

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Bête Noir (Harryette Mullen) poetry profile

Stylistic Textures and Poetic Diction Coefficient of weirdness (wackiness otient) 4 Ambiguity 3 Ambivolence 2 Irreverence 7 Sobriety 9 Humor 3 Eloquence 10 Plainness 6 Sincerity 6 Smoothness (vs roughness, bumpiness, striation) 8 (a lot of transitional words like “and” … Continue reading

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