Modern Poetry: Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound’s experimental techniques and forms had no regard for ________ ideas and approaches
traditional

Pound was a central figure in the ______ movement.
modernist

His most influential form of poetry was called _______
imagism

Imagism focused on concrete _______ rather than abstractions.
images

The Imagists used ______ words to evoke a single emotion.
few

Imagism used _____ language.
everyday

The works of the Imagists often did not have any _______.
meaning

Pound’s ________ is a collection of views on history, politics, and literature.
the Cantos

During World War II, Pound made several radio addresses in support of the ______ government.
Italian

Pound was charged with _____
treason

Before being taken to trial, Pound was judged _____
insane

The faces are compared to petals.
True

The tree branch is white.
False

The faces look like petals stuck together on a tree branch.
True

The moral of the story is to stay away from trees.
False