Are Baudelaire's "The Bad Glazier" and "The Toy of the Poor" classifiable as Romanticism,...


Are Baudelaire's 'The Bad Glazier' and 'The Toy of the Poor' classifiable as Romanticism, Realism, or something else entirely?

Prose Poems:

'The Bad Glazier' and 'The Toy of the Poor' are prose poems written by the French poet Charles Baudelaire. Prose poems are different from novellas because although they aren't written in verse, their focus is on imagery and mood. Novellas and short stories, on the other hand, are built around a specific plot.

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Consistently with most of Baudelaire's literary production, 'The Bad Glazier' and 'The Toy of the Poor' follow the aesthetic ideals of the Decadent...

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Prose Poems: Definition & Famous Examples


Chapter 4 / Lesson 11

What exactly is a prose poem? In this lesson, we will define prose poems, analyze characteristics of prose poetry, and learn about a few famous examples. We will wrap up the lesson with a short quiz to test our knowledge.

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