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    Dunbarton by Robert Lowell

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    "Dunbarton" by Robert Lowell is one of the poems from his "Life Studies" book. It's a short poem of only two pages but it has very deep meaning. The poem alludes to the poet's relationship with his grandfather. In this essay I will analyze this piece in detail and talk about the author's connection with his grandfather. Robert Lowell prefers the use of free verse for his poems. He doesn't use a specific style for this piece; it is more free styled. He uses poetic language but there is no metered

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    Elizabeth Bishop

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    Moore who influenced her to begin writing poetry (Anne A. Colwell “About Elizabeth Bishop”). Gubler 2 Moore also recommended Bishop for the Houghton Mifflin Prize and her first collection titled North and South was published in 1946. In 1950, Robert Lowell helped Bishop gain the position of poetry consultant for the Library of Congress while she was working on her second book. Also during this year, she won the Lucy Martin Donnelly Fellowship from Bryn Mawr College (Anne A. Colwell “About Elizabeth

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    Girl Interrupted

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    from the hospital. 3. Setting…: The story is set in the years 1967 to 1969. Mostly it takes place on the ward for teenage girls in the McLean psychiatric hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, which is known for its famous clients – Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, James Taylor, Anne Sexton and Ray Charles. 4. Characters: Susanna Kaysen(main character): She is an 18-year-old girl, and the story is, since it is an autobiography told from her point of view. What was going wrong with her life? She tells us

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    Truly this style provides almost the close echo while a reader thinks of Sylvia Plath’s reading. Like, Kamala Das, in Sylvia Plath’s poetry focuses on ‘confessional method’. Plath took the narrative style from her most influential American poet Robert Lowell. Possession establishes the theme, the scene shifts from India to England and America and again back to India. Plath’s protagonist in her Bell Jar examines “quest to forge her own identity, to be herself rather than what others expect her to be"

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    of us differently. It affected Peter Kocan's man in the City Cafeteria by making him look empty and disoriented. It affected Dylan Thomas by making him think about what there was afterward, and what you could do to avoid it. Death even affected Robert Lowell by making him realise how much it changed his life. I, fortunately, seem to have avoided death in many ways, but also have been touched by it, even recently. While preparing for this essay, ironically, one of my family pets died. It was a chicken

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    the bare sylvia plath

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    The Bare Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath was born in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts to middle class parents. Her father was domineering and abusive, he passed away when she was eight years old. This was an extremely difficult incident for Plath to deal with. Although Sylvia Plath's career as a poet was a short one, there is quite a difference between her early poetry and the poetry she wrote in the last six months of her life. She had a limited audience, but became more eminent due to her tragic death. Readers

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    rober lowell

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    Te poem by Robert Lowell seems as if he was remembering his mother’s death and what he had gone through during that time. He tells the story in a poem in a sequential order from being in the hospital, being in the car with her dead body and finally in the cemetery burying her. In the hospital we can see that he remembers that the nurse could only speak in Italian. We also see that, he kind of knew that his mom was going to die because he says that there is only a week left of her existence. By thinking

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    unit has been explored at great lengths in confessional poetry. Reputable confessional poet Robert Lowell explored the idea of fatherhood while struggling with mental illness. Lowell wrote of a pain to which many readers could relate. Going through a separation and divorce, Lowell felt vulnerable and this was especially evident in his writings about his daughter. The vulnerability experienced by Lowell at this time appears to grow with each poem, and he seems to develop a fixation on the relationship

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    Skunk Hour

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    Frustration’s Armored Aroma Skunk Hour by Robert Lowell and The Armadillo by Elizabeth Bishop are two closely related poems. Both share the theme of an animal carrying with it natural defenses, and the image of an isolated spectator. However, there is one important contrast between these poems: The Armadillo portrays a creature who cannot comprehend the events destroying the life about it, whereas the speaker in Skunk Hour understands, possibly too well, the events affecting its life. By using

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    Sailing Home from Rapallo by Robert Lowell There are many distinctive qualities in the poem "Sailing Home from Rapallo" by Robert Lowell. One of the most distinctive characteristics of the poem is the fact that the reader experiences Robert Lowell's personal journey. Lowell focuses on a specific event rather than emotions, and he constantly changes his tone of voice, interrupting the poem. Lowell also brings other exterior characters and emotions into the poem. Lowell uses many poetic devices to

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