Tuesday, June 30, 2015

T.S. Eliot on the Greatest Poets' Influence of Language

"A poet like Shakespeare has influenced the English language very deeply, not only by his influence on his immediate successors. For the greatest poets have aspects which do not come to light at once; and by exercising a direct influence on other poets centuries later, they continue to affect the living language. Indeed, if an English poet is to learn how to use words in our time, he must devote close study to those who have used them best in their time; to those who, in their own day, have made the language new."

"The Social Function of Poetry" in On Poetry and Poets by T.S. Eliot

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