Post Four: Answer the three following questions about Hopkins; use examples from the story and analyze them in post
- Although the diction and the rhythm of The Windhover are unique, the poem is written a standard poetic form. What is it?
- How does Hopkins discovery of the beauty and mastery of a bird in flight reinforce his Christian/Catholic faith?
- How does Hopkins belief in an inscape push him to a poetry that somehow becomes uniquely original while still relying on conventional forms? See this link: http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/hopkins/hopkins ;