Dorothi Charles Concrete Cat is an example of a concrete poem, a poem just giving focus to the physical picture, and not the imagination, emotion and language. This type of poem is written for eyes and not for mind and heart. It does not appeal to the heart because it doesn't emphasize on emotion and thought. It is written in the short form, which is also called reduced language. The writer has used black letters and placed it in such a manner that it shows us the picture of a cat on the page. To make the picture more vivid, the writer has used pointed letters. The words in the poem do not follow the regular pattern of the poem. Words are scattered in such a way that they form the real portrait of the thing to be expressed by the poem. This poem talks about cat and its catness in action. The ear, eye, mouth, whisker, tail, etc. all have been sketched on the page to denote both abstract and physical meaning. The pun (a humorous play on words) in the cat’s middle stripes is
This blog is created as a source of reference notes to the students of Intermediate, Bachelor's and Master's Degree. It is requested to all of the viewers to refer to the original text for the best outcome. The contents of this blog are presented on the perspective of the writer's understanding, so summaries are likely to be incomplete and sometimes even misleading. Please COPY and DOWNLOAD available notes at your own risks.