Lyn Hejinian

Comments & Themes

Topics for research and critical analysis:

    • Analyze the rudiments of Lyn Hejinian's prose poems, especially attending to her discursive idea on the formal sentence.


    • Consider the Lyn Hejinian's effects of rhythm that might lead to a contrast with systemic formalism.


    • Study the manner how Hejinian's self and simplest acts draw on deep cultural commitments fostered by certain American contexts.


    • Comment Lyn Hejinian's personal history as a textualist challenge.


    • Explain Hejinian's speaking subject as a postmodern uncertainty.


    • Exemplify issues of perception, imagination, and aesthetic freedom in Hejinian's poems.


    • Contrast Hejinian's long poems in numbered sequences and their major themes.