The Complete Poems Summary
Anne Sexton

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The Complete Poems Summary

Anne Sexton as Poetic Speaker, appears in The Complete Poems

The vast majority of Sexton's poems are written in the first person, and so much of her work is autobiographical. Therefore, the main character in The Complete Poems is the speaker, which can usually be understood as representing Sexton, herself. This is a significant departure from so much of the poetry that preceded Sexton's time, and it is largely for this reason that she...

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