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1,507 wordsMark Doty Urbane, ironic, sometimes genuinely celebratory and often wildly funny, OHara would allow a realm of material and associations alien to academic verse to pour into his poems: the camp icons of movie stars of the twenties and thirties, the daily landscape of social activity in Manhattan, jazz music, telephone calls from friends; anything seemed ready material for inclusion into the particular order that the moment of composition would call for. Dadaist even in his approach to his own wo...
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2,214 wordsWalter Kalaidjian He was born Theodore Huebner Roethke in Saginaw, Michigan, the son of Otto Roethke and Helen Huebner, owners of a local greenhouse. As a student at Saginaw's Arthur Hill High School, Roethke demonstrated early promise in a speech on the Junior Red Cross that was subsequently published in twenty-six languages. The poets adolescent years were jarred, however, by the death of his father from cancer in 1923, a loss that would powerfully shape Roethke's psychic and creative lives. F...
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4,897 words" I Came To Talk You Into Physical" I Came To Talk You Into Physical Splendor': On The Poetry Of C. D. Wright" by Stephen Burt Stephen Burt Other poets have long admired C. D. Wright for her compact, spiky, forceful language, and for her depictions of bodily sensation and sexual life. 1 Those depictions, and their word-hoards, took two decades to emerge: a full description of Wrights achievement ought to show both her big changes of style and the way each of her books of poetry ge...
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Rest Of His Life Langston Hughes
2,429 words" Hughes efforts to create a poetry that truly evoked the spirit of Black America involved a resolution of conflicts centering around the problem of identity" (Smith 358). No African American poet, writer, and novelist has ever been appreciated by every ethnic society as much as Langston Hughes was. Critics argue that Hughes reached that level of prominence, because all his works reflected on his lifes experience, whether they have been good or bad. He never wrote one single literary p...
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2,475 wordsN. Scott Momadays: Biographical, Literary, And Multicultural N. Scott Momadays: Biographical, Literary, And Multicultural Contexts Kenneth M. Roemer Momaday's Major Works The Journey of Tai-me. Santa Barbara: Privately Printed, 1967. House Made of Dawn. New York: Harper & Row, 1968. The Way to Rainy Mountain. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1969. Angle of Geese and Other Poems. Boston: Going, 1974. The Gourd Dancer. New York: Harper & Row, 1976. The Names: A Memoir. New York...
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Emily Dickinson Poetry Quot Dickinson
4,482 wordsYVOR WINTERS The problem of judging [Emily Dickinson's] better poems is much of the time a subtle one. Her meter, at its worst that is, most of the time a kind of stiff sing-song; her diction, at its worst, is a kind of poetic nursery jargon; and there is a remarkable continuity of manner, of a kind nearly indescribable, between her worst and her best poems. [" I like to see it lap the Miles" ] will illustrate the defects in perfection... / 283 / The poem is abominable; and the quality...
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2,226 wordsVictor Strandberg The first three poems of Eleven Poems... inquire anew whether Time the Destroyer does, as they say, render all things meaningless. In " Bearded Oaks, " for example, two lovers " practice for eternity" by lying totally silent and motionless cadavers under the ocean of eternity. Enveloped in " kelp-like" grasses under oaks " subtle and marine, " what else can a thinking man do but contemplate his extinction in submarine " voicelessness...
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4,028 wordsDonald K. Gutierrez Kenneth Rexroth, who was born in l 905 and died in l 982, was a major American poet. He wrote poetry for over sixty years, and though he had some recognition during his lifetime, it was far less than his work (prose as well as poetry) deserved. A bohemian, an astute literary and social critic and radical, an autodidact and polymath, a transvaluational thinker and wit, confabulatory, " a translator of poetry from half a dozen languages, Rexroth failed to gain the recognit...
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7,301 wordsMutlu Kong Blazing " One Art" not only effects such poetic reversals but exposes them as affected. Bishops choice of a villanelle, a traditional form of repetition that promises to make " art" out of " losing, " seems to support the opening assertion, but the negatives cast doubt on the project at the outset: The art of losing isnt hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Yet the title tells us that the ar...
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Jean Toomer Poems Quot
3,123 wordsJohn Callahaif religion failed to keep blacks in subservience, there were other means. " Portrait in Georgia, " the sequel to " Conversion, " uses the figure-ground pattern to expose the white southern obsession behind the blood sacrifice of lynching. Through Toomer's newly made eyes, the image of a southern belle dissolves into a black man tortured and burned alive at the stake. One by one, the womans features yield to the paraphernalia of lynching, until in a final chilling...
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8,655 wordsDenise Levertov Andre: Prior to the sixties you suppressed the direct autobiographical allusions. But now you seem to be pulling in more actual facts. Would you say again this is related to movements in poetry, such as confessional poetry? Levertov: Im rather antagonistic on the whole to what is called confessional poetry which seems to exploit the private life. Ive even felt that some young poets, students, feel that they have to make a suicide attempt, that they must spend some time in a menta...
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Quot Quot Marianne Moore
3,220 wordsJeanne Having If " Bird-Witted" depends for its meaning on a conventional narrative sequence and the contrast between the quick instinctive bird and the slow, intellectual cat, " The Paper Nautilus" is unified through its central symbol, a chambered nautilus shell, and an opposition between inner and outer. The poem, in fact, was written as a gift to Elizabeth Bishop in return for her gift to Moore of an actual nautilus shell. Moore herself seems to have had mothering as well...
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East Of Eden James Dean
1,252 wordsBrad Gooch The subject OHara was fascinated with that fall was the death of James Dean, aged twenty-four, on September 30, 1955, in a crash in his Porsche Spyder near Paso Robles on his way to Salinas for a race. OHara responded by writing a number of elegies from October through the following April. " For James Dean, " written the Wednesday after the crash, shows the influence of classical elegies, which the movie stars death had inspired OHara to read, including Milton's " Lycid...
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6,719 wordsJudith McDaniel The center of The Dream of a Common Language is a group of lesbian love poems, originally published as a separate booklet... [I]n these poems Rich shows us a glimpse of the power generated by love, specifically the love of women for women: Youve kissed my hair to wake me. I dreamed you were a poem, I say, a poem I wanted to show someone and I laugh and fall dreaming again of the desire to show you to everyone I love, to move openly together in the pull of gravity, which is not si...
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Quot Quot Barrett Browning
6,421 wordsIn On " Sisters" Annette Kolodny In many ways, Amy Lowell anticipated the recent feminist critique of Bloomian poetics when, in 1925, she applied his question " For why do men write poems? " to " we women who write poetry" : Taking us by and large, were a queer lot We women who write poetry. And when you think How few of us there been, its queerer still. I wonder what it is that makes us do it. She explains why there have been so few women poets by noting that women...
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Make Good Neighbors Back And Forth
2,119 wordsMy object in living is to unite My advocation and my vocation As my two eyes make one in sight. Only where love and need are one, And the work is play for mortal stakes, Is the deed ever really done? Frost- " Two Tramps in Mud Time" For Robert Frost it seemed that the deed of writing and interpreting his poetry never ended. His technique included simple dialect and description, his imagery was physical yet hypothetical, and his method showed his opposing views of the universe. Frost sa...
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1,357 wordsLeslie Martin Silko is a Laguna Pueblo Indian who has written many novels and poems in her lifetime. One of these poems, " Storytelling, " is very interesting to me. This poem excites me because it tells of the impact that storytelling has on people in Laguna culture. I will analyze and explore many parts of this poem. One of these subjects is theme. The theme of " Storytelling" is actually the art of storytelling. Another aspect of the poem I will look at is tension. There i...
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