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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry Summary
J. D. Mcclatchy

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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry Summary

Characters

The Poets/The Selfappears in various poems

The main characters in this anthology of poetry are the poets themselves. They are often the speakers in their poems or the subjects of their poems. Most of the poems are a study, meditation, or examination of the world, the human mind, or death through the eyes of the poet, with many of the poets being focused on their own lives and how they fit into the world. Robert Lowell's work reveals the time in which he lived. He was an instinctively rebellious man whose troubled life became the subject of many of his poems. Theodore's early works are reminiscent of his childhood and his father's greenhouses. W. D. Snodgrass' poems describe the turmoil of his life and reminds the reader of Greek myths or Freudian case studies. Anne Sexton was a housewife and mother who began writing poetry when it...

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