The Essential Canadian Poem

First, read the essay “Preface to ‘The Bush Garden’” by Northrop Frye on page 107 of The Oxford Anthology of Canadian Literature. What, according to Frye, are the essential characteristics of Canadian Literature? Now, which one of the following poems exemplifies best these essential characteristics? Milton Acorn: “The Island,” “The Fights”Margaret Atwood: “Death of a … Continue reading The Essential Canadian Poem