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    Ezra Pound

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    Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot on Modernism On Ezra Pound’s quote on modernism, he claims that "the modern age wants a literature that reflects an image of itself: "accelerated" and mass produced ("a mould in plaster/Made with no loss of time) as well as superficial." This means that today’s society wants a literature that resembles itself, fast paced and shallow. Society want literature that is direct and straightforward simply because people find it too "time consuming"

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    Ezra Pound's In a Station of the Metro Before this week, I had never read any poetry by Ezra Pound. I noticed immediately that many of the poems are very short. "In a Station of the Metro," for example, is two lines. In the essay "Imagism," the second rule of imagistes is said to be "to use absolutely no word that did not contribute to the presentation." I think this rule helps explain why some of Pound's poems are so short. Obeying the second rule of imagistes will be harder the longer the

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    Tobit, Ezra, and Nehemiah

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    Ezra and Nehemiah are accounts complementary to one another. Both books of the Hebrew Bible speak of men who serve God as leaders of fellow men. Ezra, “a scribe, well-versed in the law of Moses” (Ezra 7:6) is concerned primarily with the rebuilding of Jerusalem’s temple and following the prescriptions found in the Mosaic covenant and Nehemiah, is concerned with the rebuilding Jerusalem’s wall as expressed in a portion of Nehemiah 2:17-20, “‘You see the evil plight in which we stand… Come, let us

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    Ezra Pound's Developing Ideas Often called "the poet's poet," because of his profound influence on 20th century writing in English, American poet and critic, Pound, believed that poetry was the highest of the arts. You never would have believed that a writer and optimist such as Ezra Pound would have been born in Hailey, Idaho in 1885. From the sound of his work you'd thing he was definitely one of those European Imagist. In 1908, after teaching college for two years, Pound traveled abroad to Spain

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    Ezra Pound, the founder of imagism, was born in Hailey, Idaho, on October 30th, 1885 (Flory 308). Growing up in Philadelphia, Ezra Pound knew at fifteen what he wanted to do; he wanted to become a poet ("How"). In additon to his writings, he defriended and assisited many of the greatest writers of his time with their careers: T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, James Joyce, Robert Frost, and Ernest Hemingway (Flory 308). In 1913, he published Contemprania, a group of imagistic poems that included

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    Ezra Pound’s upbringing is certainly the simplest thing about him. Born in Hailey, Idaho to Isabel and Homer Pound in 1885. He was educated in the rural area of Philadelphia beginning in 1889. Pound was raised in a relatively normal middle-class home and as an only child had extremely high expectations for himself. One of his unrealistic goals at the age of fifteen was “that by thirty he would know more about poetry than any man living”. He kept himself busy, taking on multiple challenges throughout

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    Propagandist Ezra Pound actively supported the ideologies of Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler during World War II. How was the case of this influential scholar different from other traitors who collaborated with the Nazi Regime? This is the central question for my research paper based on the research I have collected thus far. By studying how the life of Ezra Pound fits into the historiographical sequence of research I have gathered, it has become clearer that he was controversial later on because

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    Aging in Matthew Arnold's Growning Old and Robert Browning's Rabbi Ben Ezra Contemporaries of the Victorian Age, Matthew Arnold and Robert Browning wrote the poems, "Growning Old" and "Rabbi Ben Ezra," respectively, to express their views on aging. Arnold suffers tremendously, for he lives in melancholy solitude with his deteriorating body, helpless in his moral and physical pain. Browning, a happier man, finds much joy in his age and comfort in the moral and spiritual strength which God gives

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    The Life and Works of Ezra Jack Keats

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    learning to analyze their works and the methods used to make them effective literary pieces for children, it is certainly appropriate to apply these new skills to evaluate a single author’s works. Specifically, this paper focuses on the life and works of Ezra Jack Keats, a writer and illustrator of books for children who single handedly expanded the point of view of the genre to include the experiences of multicultural children with his Caldecott Award winning book “Snowy Day.” The creation of Peter as

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    The author of the book is Zechariah, he whom the lord remembers. The book was written to the Jews in Jerusalem that had returned from their captivity in Babylon. The book was written in and around 520 B.C. The major theme of the book, is rebuilding the Temple, only the first step. When we read Zechariah, it is almost like reading Haggai all over again. The messages are very similar and they are written around the same time. There was said to be a year between the two and their message of encouragement

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