The 12 step approach to any poem

IB English A Literature: The 12 step approach to any poem

"You can’t write a poem out of emotion only, there must be insight."As well as sage advice for aspiring poets, Philip Larkin"s statement can also be adapted and adopted by students of Literature in terms of how we respond to the poems we face: an emotional response on its own will not take us very far but it is an integral component and a great starting point for further exploration and, ideally, insightful analysis...

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