Abstract: This is a critical introduction supported by research of the chapbook Things Abandoned written by Morgan Enix. The author explores subtexts in her chapbook and defends her use of the poetic craft in order to enhance reader comprehension of the subtexts the author is trying to portray. The author uses literary ambiguity, point-of-view, tense, and shape to enhance subtextual meaning. The general subtext of the chapbook includes: self-reliance, changing relationships with faith, and breaking down of familial ties.
Semester/Year of Award
Eastern Kentucky University Department of English
Restricted Access Thesis
English and Theatre
Enix, Morgan O., "Everyday Poetry: Effective Strategies and Concepts Used by Successful Poets Applied to Things Abandoned" (2018). Honors Theses. 592.