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Audience Reaction to Poetry

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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature
This article focuses on newspaper during 1175-1860.

Based on paragraph 3, what was the public's sentiment about published poetry?

A

Poetry was more appreciated than some of the editorials and letters that were published.

B

Poetry was able to channel the emotions of the time period better than any article could.

C

Poetry offered a sense of escapism from the news on the Revolutionary War.

D

Most published poetry was designed to be inspirational and was only found in the most developed areas of the country.