How to Teach Wallace Stevens’ “Tea” in a Spatial Way
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Wallace Stevens’ Early Poems Are Considered Less Reflective Than Intuitive Than the Later Ones. in Teaching the Poem, the Emphasis Should Be Laid on the Fact That Stevens’ Early Poems Are Actually Intuitive Yet Meditative, Imaginative Yet Imaginary. by Reading Stevens’ Poem “Tea”in a Spatial Way, Analyzing the Spatial Patterns in Which His Non-Romantic Imagination Serves as the Medium of the Multiple Spaces, It Will Occur to the Students That the Harmony Stevens Constructed is Precariously Sustained by the Colonial Exploitation Which Imprisons the Poet and Might Throw Him into Greater Perplexity.
Space; Non-Romantic Imagination; “Tea”