Blog Group A question 2

In S &S, Mary Szybist conceeds that “poets do use concessions in strategic ways, but the best concessional poems don’t simply ‘spin’ the points they concede. The acknowledgements are genuine acknowledgements, and the poems embrace all the complexity they provoke” (52-53). Take a look at the supplementary poems in the Concessional Structure session and muse over one of these poems complexities. What complexity does the poet address? How is the concessional strucutre fundamental to addressing this complexity. In what way does the concession go beyond a simple strategic tactic?

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