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TL;DR: The authors examined numerous individual poems and examples of common poetic forms in order to reveal the relationship between closure and the overall structure and integrity of a poem, and found that closure is essential in poetry.
Abstract: In \"Poetic Closure\", distinguished literary scholar Barbara Herrnstein Smith explores the provocative question: How do poems end? To answer it, Smith examines numerous individual poems and examples of common poetic forms in order to reveal the relationship between closure and the overall structure and integrity of a poem. First published in 1968, Smith's book remains essential reading in poetic theory.

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