Poetry changes because of the creativity of individual writers, but also in response to social change. Likewise, some individual poets change their culture’s understanding of what a poet is and should be through their own talent; but for the most part, the role of the poet changes over time in response to changes in society. These include political, economic, and technological changes.
In 600 words analyze how English-language poems of the late 20th century are different from earlier poems. As you analyze these poems, address the following key points:
Address the form of the poems (how they are written) and their content (what they are about).
Use a 20th Century Poem- Telephone conversation by Wole Soyinka (use this poem)
Please Include 2 outside references, other than the poem itself.