Findings and Conclusions. Thematically, the manuscript is bound together by the running theme of the gamble. In Superfecta, gambling is dealt with directly most often through horse betting, and indirectly and metaphorically through language as it represents its own form of gambling. Through a blending of free-verse narrative and lyric elements, and through the influence of Stanley Plumly's qprose lyric, q Robert Pinsky's qdiscursive poetry, q and other authors' writings on sincerity in poetry, the poems deal with an array of themes including death, hope, romanticism, the road, loss, weather, and gambling.Part of what I love about the tracks is that, within a minute or so, I can pass up or down between these various levels and representations of Americaaand thata#39;s something I hope my poetry does. I worked several manual labor jobs as a kid, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Superfecta: A Collection of Poems with a Critical Introduction|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|