Blog Post Due 3/9 @ 6pm (Commentors 12am)

Blog Prompt: “If I Told Him” is Stein’s poem about her relationship with Pablo Picasso, her close friend.

  1. Using your reading journal, read this poem aloud and share with us a few of your reactions.
  2. Read a second time and list the four words that stick out to you the most in this poem. If this is a poem about Stein’s relationship with Picasso, what might these four words suggest about these two artists and/or their relationship?
  3. What is the effect of all of the repetition of this poem? Does it make meaning or take away meaning?
  4. How do you see Stein engaging with Cubism given the style of her poem? (Use the brief reading to help you with this).


Print Friendly, PDF & Email
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.