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dc.contributor.advisorSeuss, Diane, 1956-
dc.contributor.authorLee, Jeanette
dc.descriptionvii, 17en_US
dc.description.abstractThis collection of poems uses language as symbol to pervade overt visual symbol with oscillating meaning. To begin, world religious symbols are charged with overt connotation. By reading poems unrelated in content to the shape of the poem, the reader examines the subtext they bring to the poem through association with the poem’s evident shape. Consequently, these seventeen poems collectively ask the reader to reflect on radical love and compassion as the shared doctrine of predominant world religions including: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Bahá'í Faith, Jainism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Neopaganism, Humanism, Rastafarianism, Sikhism, Universal Sufism, Unitarian Universalism, Shinto, Zoastrianism, and Taoism. The poems are not titled in order to emphasize their being read as a whole and the unity of content (universal love) despite their different shapes (the division of religions).en_US
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dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College English Senior Individualized Projects Collection
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. English.;
dc.rightsU.S. copyright laws protect this material. Commercial use or distribution of this material is not permitted without prior written permission of the copyright holder.
dc.titleThe Subtext of Symbols: A Study in Visual Poetryen_US

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