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I want to think about irony, as it appears in Marylin Chin’s poetry and Dorothy Wang’s analysis, with regard to choice and choosing or not choosing politicization. Choice politics and political choice operate on multiple levels in this general context. … Continue reading
I found Dorothy Wang’s discussion of parody a useful framework for approaching John Yau’s Genghis Chan poems. It was a little dizzying to read so many different scholastic accounts of parody, but the key points which struck me were Hutcheon’s definition of parody … Continue reading
In the preface of Thinking Its Presence, Dorothy Wang wrote that poetry written by poets of color is a “testing of beliefs.” Their work (in itself) is in contrast to established belief systems and ideas about what the work of the “minority poet” should … Continue reading
Last night, a couple friends and I had a casual discussion about literature and our experiences studying it in high school. One of my friends told us about a confrontation he had with one of his teachers during his senior year. … Continue reading