Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب
Adrienne Rich utilizes free verse to surprise her readers by covering the intertwined relationship between politics and society, which results in encapsulating everyday practices in most of her poems. She tries to articulate the depressed voice of women, thus making this group noticeable by people. The study discusses Rich's poems "Planetarium" and "Power", focusing on pronouns, spacing, enjambment, and diction. It explains how the change in pronouns, for instnace, serves the theme of uniting women's experience of oppression and resistance and how the enjambment and the choice of diction are used to add emphasis on women's suffering and their consequent need to oppose patriarchy. Relying on this stylistic approach, the paper concludes that Adrienne Rich is resisting patriarchy through a feminine stylistic tone.
Zuraikat, Malek; Al-Shawashreh, Ekab; and Awamleh, Shrooq
"A Stylistic Analysis of Adrienne Rich's "Planetarium" and "Power","
Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب: Vol. 17:
2, Article 12.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/aauja/vol17/iss2/12