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Oliver Twist?

Would this apply to the part in Oliver Twist when Oliver looks at the painting?

Posted by Anonymous on Mon, 03/14/2016 - 18:03
Not my best side

"Not my best side" is a perfect and humorous example of Ekphrastic

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 09/30/2015 - 02:01
Re: the Grapes of Wrath

Does the term "ekphrastic" need to apply to one form, usually poetry, enlarging on or developing the theme or content of another art form? Then, is Grapes of Wrath, the book, referring to the song or poem, from the Old Testament? Or is it referring to photographs of the time?

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 09/10/2015 - 11:51
my last duchess

My last duchess by Browning is also an Ekphrastic one.

Posted by Anonymous on Sun, 05/03/2015 - 22:51
Ode on a Grecian Urn

famous example

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 09:40
Grapes of Wrath

I feel like that work would work well with this literary device. We can see Steinbeck's use of this when he describes the forlorn landscape.

Posted by Anonymous on Sun, 02/12/2012 - 05:16

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