Balazs, Thomas; Jackson, Richard; Kuby, William
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Place of Publication
How can discussing a poem lead to a meaningful conversation? What if Americans used common poems as their nation's cultural touchstones? In my essay, I will explore how poems that serve as American cultural touchstones might develop better communicators within the United States. I will propose a template that determines which poems would qualify as these national touchstones.
B. A.; An honors thesis submitted to the faculty of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of Bachelor of Arts.
American poetry; Language and culture
Todai, Jayne Jaya, "A negotiation in meaning: identifying American cultural touchstones" (2015). Honors Theses.