Renaissance | Critical Essay by Miriam Gurko

This literature criticism consists of approximately 8 pages of analysis & critique of Renaissance.
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Critical Essay by Miriam Gurko

SOURCE: Gurko, Miriam. “Renascence.” In Restless Spirit: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay, pp. 33-42. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1962.

In the following essay, Gurko discusses the biographical and psychological context of Millay's poem.

All I could see from where I stood Was three long mountains and a wood; I turned and looked another way, And saw three islands in a bay. So with my eyes I traced the line Of the horizon, thin and fine, Straight around till I was come Back to where I'd started from; And all I saw from where I stood Was three long mountains and a wood. 

Collected Poems

With the ten dollars that Vincent had won for her graduation poem, she took a trip to Massachusetts in the summer of 1909 to visit her mother's family. Mr...

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