How Meaning Emerges from Poetic Technique in Amy Lowell’s ‘A Fixed Idea’

In ‘A Fixed Idea’, Amy Lowell presents a speaker tormented by reoccurring thoughts which cease to become pleasurable when are repeated in a monotonous cycle. As the stanza continues, the thought is revealed to be a memory of a loved one: whilst the speaker seems conflicted as to whether she finds joys or sorrows in … Read moreHow Meaning Emerges from Poetic Technique in Amy Lowell’s ‘A Fixed Idea’