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    Rita Dove

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    Anybody who is currently involved in the world of literature or literary achievements cannot possibly escape hearing the name "Rita Dove." In October of 1993, Ms. Dove's poem Lady Freedom Among Us was published in a limited edition by Janus Press and became the 4 millionth piece collected by the University of Virginia Libraries. In 1994, she read the same poem at the Capitol building to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the U.S. Capitol and the restoration of the Freedom Statue, which adorns the

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    E. E. Cummings

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    E. E. Cummings: A Man of Poetry The background of E.E. Cummings, who was a distinctive, American poet, greatly influenced his literary achievements in poetry. This can be seen in the experiences of his early childhood. “Cummings was born Edward Estlin Cummings in Cambridge, Mass., on Oct. 14, 1894';(Ulanov 565). He was born into wealthy and creative surroundings. “Dr. Cummings was a woodsman, a photographer, an actor, a carpenter, an artist – and talented in all that he undertook

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    Stephen Vincent Benet

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    Vincent Benet Only in a time when the pressure of the world amounts to angst and the fight for freedom can a world advance in it's literary achievements. A writer, just like an artist, builds his creations from the mood and settings of the surrounding atmosphere. In the first half of the twentieth century, the atmosphere was filled with resources to stimulate literary creativity, such as the second World War and the Great Depression (Roache 102: 14). The social genre of the time gave way to the broad

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    contributions have continued to expand and develop along with their newly acquired political finesse, giving the gay community a sense of pride in its artistic and literary achievements. Since education is a primary source of transferring cultural understanding and awareness, it is essential that educational institutions respect the achievements of this newly empowered community in the selection of relevant curriculum. But they must also be careful; while many texts offer a representative portrayal of

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    beautifully controlled pace and a weirdly chipper, let's-do-the-dishes-everybody quality that only heightened the ominous sound of fatal machinery grinding away beneath the banal surface of Happy, Happy American life. Unfortunately, these literary achievements -- created by tone and nuance as well as the sheer hypnotic effect of time spent turning the pages -- are not easily captured by film. The movie fails to convey any of the book's strengths -- and it magnifies its shortcomings into bathetic

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    “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” and “Good Country People” are two short stories written by Flannery O’Connor during her short lived writing career. Despite the literary achievements of O’Connor’s works, she is often criticized for the grotesqueness of her characters and endings of her short stories and novels. Her writings have been described as “understated, orderly, unexperimental fiction, with a Southern backdrop and a Roman Catholic vision, in defiance, it would seem, of those restless innovators

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    Toni Morrison's Literary Achievements In 1993 Toni Morrison joined the illustrious ranks of the Nobel Prize for Literature laureates as the ninetieth recipient, twentieth English-language author, eighth American, eighth woman, third black, and first African-American 1. Her mid-century predecessor William Faulkner (1897-1962) had just received the award in 1950 when Morrison (b. 1931) began writing her Master of Arts thesis on his work.2 Aside from both being Nobel laureates, this unlikely

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    Through Dracula, Stoker becomes a well-known author and inspired others to write similarly. Works Cited Dalby, Richard and William Hughes. Bram Stoker: A Bibliography. Great Britain: Desert Island Book Limited, 2004. Dorn, Jennifer. “The Literary World of Bram Stoker”. London to Aberdeen and Everywhere in Between, 2009. J,S. “Dracula”. ProQuest LLC, 1996-2009. http://lion.chadwyck.com. Merriman, C.D. “Bram Stoker”. Jalic Inc. March 23, 2010. http://www.online-literature.com/stoker/

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    Great Rock Musicians: Their Achievements and Effect on Rock and Roll The blues are undeniably the roots of early rock and roll. Rock today has mutated so much that the basic blues patterns have been all but lost. The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the birth of, and evolution of rock and roll by focusing on three of the arguably greatest rock musicians of the sixties and seventies. The origin of the blues can be traced to the emancipation of the slaves in the rural black areas of the south

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    In Japanese literature, poems were one of the first forms of writing. This form of writing brought a whole new level of human expression. Two well known collaborations, known as the Man’yoshu and the Kokinshu, demonstrated Japan’s literary achievements. These two anthologies, which showcased works from a wide range of social groups, set a standard for poetry writing by allowing individuals to express their feelings through words. Although the Man’yoshu and the Kokinshu were compiled of Japanese

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