Read the excerpt from “ Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.”

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Just as you feel when you look on the river and sky, so I felt,
Just as any of you is one of a living crowd, I was one of a crowd,
Just as you are refresh'd by the gladness of the river and the
bright flow, I was refresh'd,
Just as you stand and lean on the rail, yet hurry with the swift
current, I stood yet was hurried,
Just as you look on the numberless masts of ships and the
thick-stemm'd pipes of steamboats, I look'd.

How is this excerpt representative of free verse?

The poet is expressing ideas through a loose structure with repetition.
The poet is expressing ideas using a strict structure with rhyme.
The poet is expressing ideas using repetition and a specific rhythm.
The poet is expressing ideas without any structural elements.

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Answer:

A : "The poet is expressing ideas through a loose structure with repetition."

Explanation:

In the excerpt from "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry", you can see the phase, "Just as" repeated through her poem before she further elaborates into her stanzas. Free verses most of the time, or at all, do not rhyme; although that does not mean that free verses are free of structure.

Therefore, using the repeated phrase makes the free verse poem have a loose structure.

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Answer:

A. The poet is expressing ideas through a loose structure with repetition.

Explanation:

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