Summary

In this chapter we have considered the philosophical influences on Eliot's, Hulme's and Pound's concepts of the objective correlative and the Image, All three poets are concerned with the problem of conveying internal or emotional life in poetry, and all three solve the problem by focussing their poetry around the precise description of external objects, designed to trigger an emotional effect in the reader, The poet is charged with the role of intensifying language, of combating its everyday, utilitarian usage,

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