Essays Tagged: "Gwendolyn Brooks"

Gwendolyn Brooks

Peiffer 1 Writing with uncommon strength, Gwendolyn Brooks creates haunting images of black America, and their struggle in escaping the scathi ... hey may have lived through a time in their lives which were as difficult. It is safe to say, Gwendolyn Brooks is a master of styles. Her ideas come to life on the page through careful examinati ... An ExplorationofStyleby: Will PeifferBIBLIOGRAPHYPeiffer 1 Writing with uncommon strength, Gwendolyn Brooks creates haunting images of black America, and their struggle in escaping the scathi ...

(9 pages) 132 1 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath: "Casy and Tom: Two Explorers"

One interpretation of the poem by Gwendolyn Brooks titled "The Explorer" is that the speaker of the poem is on a journey in his mind, ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Bean eaters: Poverty among the elderly.

Gwendolyn Brooks was born in 1917, in Topeka, Kansas, but was raised and lived in Chicago until her ... opeka, Kansas, but was raised and lived in Chicago until her death on December 3, 2000. As a child, Gwendolyn aspired to become a writer, with the support of her parents. At the tender age of 13, she ... rious magazines and newspapers. Her first collection of poems titled "A Street in Bronzeville", won Gwendolyn wide acclaim when it was released in 1945. The magazine Mademoiselle, named her one of the ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The House On Mango Street

ung writers. Her work is sensitive, alert, nuanceful"¦ right with music and picture." _Gwendolyn Brooks. This is a quote that describes The House on Mango Street. Her style of creates an ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Abortion

n abortion could be the most difficult decision a woman can take. The poem "The Mother,"� by Gwendolyn Brooks offers us a great insight into the life of a woman who opted for abortion many time ... son that comes from a mother who is grieving for the lost of her children. "The Mother,"� by Gwendolyn Brooks is an account of one woman's struggle with the effects of abortion. The mother reco ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Introduction to Literature (Part II)

s, not all for the good. "Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night" by Dylan Thomas, "We Real Cool" by Gwendolyn Books and "The Times They are a Changing" by Bob Dylan all deal with dissimilar structures ... e only thing left for the son to remember the father by.Secondly, we will discuss "We Real Cool" by Gwendolyn Brooks. As an adult, my memories of childhood consist of having fun with my friends, hangi ...

(3 pages) 47 0 2.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks- A Critical Analysis of Her Work Gwendolyn Brooks is the female poet who has been m ...

(4 pages) 42 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Gwendolyn Brooks

The Life of Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka Kansas, June 7, 1917, to Keziah and David Brooks ... and graduated in 1936.Some of her early writings, or verses, were in the Chicago Defender. In 1939 Gwendolyn married Henry Blakely and had two children. In 1945 she wrote her first book, A Street in ... go State University. She died at the age of 83, Sunday, December 3, 2000.What Ms. Brooks did for us.Gwendolyn Brooks was a great and powerful woman because she had a determined spirit inside of her. T ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

We Real Cool

ht. We Sing sin. We Thin gin. We Jazz June. We Die soon. (Brooks 782) ?We Real Cool? was written by Gwendolyn Brooks in 1960. This poem is short but powerful. ?It gives the reader an idea about how Br ... ie soon." Immediately reveal the pool players as pathetic and powerless in life.Works Cited Brooks, Gwendolyn. "We Real Cool." Literature Reading, Reacting, Writing, Fourth Edition. Ed. Laurie Kirszne ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Good Old Days! To help bring out the message

etry, and the level of understanding differs greatly depending on the poem and poet. In the case of Gwendolyn Brooks, her poems are very straight forward and easy to comprehend. Techniques such as ima ... to comprehend. Techniques such as imagery, diction, and style help in getting the message across on Gwendolyn Brooks' poem "The Bean Eaters." The poem "The Bean Eaters" by Gwendolyn Brooks is a very s ...

(4 pages) 894 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Thoughts On High School

of imagery, tone and the speakers of the poems shows us how different the poems are. The words that Gwendolyn Brooks uses are there for a purpose and to make a point.The use of imagery in the two poem ... and the elegance of a girl. But in ?We Real Cool? there is no one speaker, and we know this because Gwendolyn uses we in the beginning of every statement. Like a group just adding their own words and ...

(3 pages) 1335 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The African American Experience

they are raped, and are treated as a piece of property rather then human beings. The short poem by Gwendolyn Brooks, " We Real Cool," describes the lives of the African Americans in the 1860's in abo ... iful Negro race.Last but not least, "Discovering Country," by Patricia Smith and "We real Cool," by Gwendolyn Brooks captured images of the lives of African Americans. The short poem, "We Real cool," ...

(6 pages) 105 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gwendolyn Brooks

A Voyage to Inspire: Gwendolyn Brooks' JourneyIn the past century, writers have taken serious subjects such as prejudice ... and injustice, or grave obstacles they have overcome and portray them through their literary work. Gwendolyn Brooks is one of these writers; her poetry shines through rain clouds of doubt and discrim ... themes to a worldly audience, seeking acceptance and bestowing knowledge.People will not argue that Gwendolyn Brooks hasn't been through some of the toughest and most controversial times in our histor ...

(6 pages) 27 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Literary Concepts and Elements Presented by American Authors

Modern ethnic artists have held tight to this tradition. Twentieth century writers Richard Wright, Gwendolyn Brooks, Alice Walker, and Louise Erdrich composed fictional tapestries using the literary ... k black nights" (McQuade et al., p. 2239) were also used to describe the passion Sarah felt for Tom.Gwendolyn BrooksLike other authors, Gwendolyn Brooks uses a variety of literary concepts, themes, an ...

(6 pages) 36 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Critical Essay on We Real Cool

lves on a certain side of a poem that features issues, and in particular the poem "We Real Cool" by Gwendolyn Brookes. He goes on to explain that "while there is one poem, we can see that it has two o ... to make the effort to understand why other people value what they do" (para. 8).Works CitedBrookes, Gwendolyn. "We Real Cool." Perrine's Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense, 11th ed. Boston: Wadsw ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry