Essays Tagged: "Robert Lowell"

Biography of Paul Mariani

e elaborates on his ongoing passion for the work of Gerard Manley Hopkins, William Carlos Williams, Robert Lowell, Hart Crane, and John Berryman and explores the ways in which these poets are influent ... ms a forte. His collection includes The Broken Tower: A Life of Hart Crane, Lost Puritan: A Life of Robert Lowell, Dream Song: The Life of John Berryman, and William Carlos Williams: A New World Naked ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

How has your understanding of the consequences of change been shaped by the techniques used by various composers? (looking for Alibrandi,Sky High, Robert Lowell poems)

dressed and not overlooked these ideas are evident and extrapolated in the texts Sky High by Hannah Roberts, Looking for Alibrandi by Malina Marchetta and The Grandparents by Robert Lowell. These text ... ge brings about personal growth and development and is therefore a positive consequence.In Sky High Roberts change can be viewed as positive. The protagonist has grown up and matured and as a result s ...

(9 pages) 94 1 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath: Minds of Distortion and Darkness

at drew the two together and would in the end tear them apart. When Sylvia Plath met Anne Sexton at Robert Lowell's writing classes in Boston, she thought of Sexton as a chain smoker with a problem, b ...

(6 pages) 43 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Life of Anne Sexton

Anne enrolled in John Holme's poetry workshop; here she met other poetic including Maxine Kumin and Robert Lowell. Though Anne Sexton was on a manic high, and spontaneous with creativity and flourishi ... ted suicide, for the fourth time. After another brief hospitalization, Anne was released and attend Robert Lowell's graduate writing Seminar, at Boston University. Here she met George Starbuck and the ...

(9 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

This a biographical essay on William DeWitt Snodgrass. It contains historical background, as well as discussion of an assortment of his works, and what influenced him as a writer and poet.

writing workshop quickly proved to be one of the most important decisions of his life. The likes of Robert Lowell, John Berryman, and Randall Jarrett had established the workshop as one of the greates ... not apparent until after the marriage was in swing. Interestingly enough WD, like his contemporary Robert Lowell, used his marriage as a vice and a cause of distress through his works. Snodgra ...

(8 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sharon Olds and Confessional Poetry

nfessional poetry was born. The movement started in the late 1950s-early 1960s with writers such as Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton. The subject matter focused on extremely intimate detail ...

(7 pages) 31 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Skunk Hour"

The poem "Skunk Hour" written by Robert Lowell for Elizabeth Bishop is a poem about the illness of society. The first four stanzas of ...

(2 pages) 1925 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To Be Remembered

rds, and her poems often read like a dream -- elements of the real world and elements of fantasy.2. Robert Lowell -- most often compared to Sylvia Plath because of their confessional styles, he is the ...

(2 pages) 364 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers