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Episode 160 Using Poetic Line Breaks for EmPHAsis - Line Break Week Ep. 4


Connor and Jack continue their exploration of all the ways lines can be broken and all the reasons a poet might have for breaking a line. Today they discuss using line breaks for emphasis focusing on the poem "The Pope's Penis" by Sharon Olds. They also discuss the sacred and profane resonances the poem has with Bob Dylan's masterpiece, "It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)."

Episode 1 of Line Break Week - Why break lines?, here.

Episode 2 of Line Break Week - Drama, here.

Episode 3 of Line Break Week - Miming, here.

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