Hospital Window Summary
James Dickey

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Hospital Window Summary

The strength of James Dickey's poetry lies in this southern writer's ability to turn a commonplace event into a moment of personal transcendence. His poems never simply lie flat on a page; instead, they shout with intense—sometimes   shocking—imagery and action. Dickey's poems and his novels (most notably Deliverance, which became a major film in 1973) often present common people doing common things. But there is always a twist or a rise...

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