Stevie Smith Essays
Powerful Language and Style 10th Grade
Not Waving But Drowning
Specific sharp phrases, simple yet elegant, are what make up Stevie Smith’s “Not Waving but Drowning”. However, this austere selection of phrases is what serves the most powerful and sensual shot of the sorrowful themes and emotions, that Smith...
Satire and Irony in the 1930s: Resistance to Ideological Commitment in 'Novel on Yellow Paper' College
Novel on Yellow Paper
Many critics would define Smith’s Novel on Yellow Paper as being aligned with feminist politics. Her decision to satirize the patriarchal, domestic-centred expectations of 1930s women, and the media that propagated said expectations, arguably...