J Alfred Prufrock T S Eliot
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William Carlos Williams 20 Th Century
1,020 wordsWilliams, William Carlos (1883 - 1963), American writer, whose use of simple, direct language marked a new course in 20 th-century poetry. Unlike some other writers of his time, such as T. S. Eliot, Williams avoided complexity and obscure symbolism. Instead, he produced lyrics, such as this one from "January Morning" (1938), that contain few difficult references: "All this-/ was for you, old woman. / I wanted to write a poem/ that you would understand. " Williams's greatest achievement as a writ...
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1,147 wordsNothing whips my blood like verse. These are the famous words of the great poet, William Carlos Williams. Williams was born on September 17, 1883 in Rutherford, New Jersey. He spent most of his life in Rutherford, so today he is a local hero. Williams mother was Puerto Rican and almost had pure Spanish blood. His father was American. As a child, Williams dad was a salesman and was often away from home. Thus, they didnt see each other very much. When Williams was four, he attended school in Switz...
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J Alfred Prufrock T S Eliot
1,704 wordsThrough the centuries, decades, and years the world has come by many amazing authors and poets but there are always that select renowned few that will stick out in your memory, one of which being Thomas Stearns Eliot. As you read on you will be taken through the journey of T. S. Eliot's amazing and intriguing life, and his works of poetry. His authoritative prose style he developed in his 20 s helped him re-establish the premises upon which poetry was read, evaluated, and written. In writing str...
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E E Cummings Avant Garde
2,608 wordsE. E. Cummings E. E. Cummings is a phenomenon in literature of the twentieth century. Any serious literary criticism would not deny it. The poet altered grammar and verse-writing rules for the sake of artistic expression. His second nature of a painter has urged him to experiment punctuation, typography and capitalization, just to name a few tools he employed to convey his expression. His poetry form is strikingly bold and sometimes puzzling and though his style is difficult to classify, it has ...
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1,772 wordsHis Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway His Life Ernest Hemingway was born July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Chicago. He was the second of six children born at his grandfather s house on North Oak Park Avenue. When Hemingway was just seven weeks old, the family moved to Bear Lake which his father had purchased the summer before. Hemingway was not christened until October first at the First Congregational Church. Hemingway spent most of his younger years on the shore at Bear Lake where he caught his firs...
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Quot Hemingway Gertrude Stein
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Wet Black Bough Faces That He Sees Pound
347 wordsThe Explication of Ezra Pound s In a Station of the Metro Ezra Pound s words portray a moment frozen in time. The poem, In a Station of the Metro, is a poem of imagery. Through imagery, Pound imbues his vision and thoughts of his surroundings while on a subway train. Pound s title, In a Station of the Metro, sets the stage to allow the reader to visualize a dark, cold, wet (p 657) subway station. Pound uses these words to set the ambiance. He puts the reader at the station watching the apparitio...
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University Of Pennsylvania Ezra Pound
1,422 wordsThis American poet and critic, wrote this letter to twentieth century poets from Rapallo, Italy, on May 12, 1939: Arriving at the University of Pennsylvania in 1901, I acknowledge debts to Professors McDaniel and Child for Latin and English, and to Ames for doing his best when no professor of American history had got down to bedrock. Overholser had not made his admirable compendium of the real causes of the Revolution and of the great and dastardly betrayal of the American people and the America...
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J Alfred Prufrock Today Society
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University Of Pennsylvania Ezra Pound
430 wordsEzra Ezra Pound Ezra Pound Ezra Pound was born in 1885 in Hailey, Idaho. He was considered one of the foremost American literary figures of the 20 th century. Pounds style was unlike any other poet during this time period. He wrote about ancient and modern history with his personal reflections and experience. In Pounds poetry he tested many new forms of verses. Pound influenced young authors such as: James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, Robert Frost, and Ernest Hemingway. When Pound was 15 years old he had...
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957 wordsIn Hemingway Symbols 038; Style In the past, hardly anyone ever suspected Hemingway novels of symbolism. Then, in The Old Man and the Sea, people saw symbols the old man stood for mans dignity, the big fish embodied nature, the sharks symbolized evil (or maybe just the critics). No good book has ever been written that has in it symbols arrived at beforehand and stuck in, says Hemingway. That kind of symbol sticks out like raisins in raisin bread. Raisin bread is all right, but plain bread is ...
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Amy Lowell Quot Lowell
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T S Eliot Quot And Quot
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Belle Dame Sans Merci Quot Quot
5,864 wordsElizabeth H. Davis In nearly all transformations of syllabics, deletion disturbs the stanzas into free verse. That process is physically evident in typescripts of " To a Snail" and " A Grave. " pivotal typescript / manuscript of " A Grave" also shows the close relationship between excision and free verse (Rosenbach I: 02: 14). The key syllabic draft, itself a revision, begins the same way the final draft does? " Man looking into the sea. " Four types of mar...
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1,000 wordsClive Wilmer Mauberley has been described as Pounds farewell to London. In 1920 he left, spending four years in Paris then moving on to Italy, where he settled in Rapallo in 1924. He was now concentrating on The Cantos, his poem including history, and the first section was published in 1925. As The Cantos shows, he was now preoccupied with economics. The war, as he saw it, had been caused by the rivalries of international capitalists. He thought he had found a solution to the evils of unchecked ...
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