Allen Ginsberg Essay | Inside the Head of Allen Ginsberg

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Inside the Head of Allen Ginsberg

Summary: Brief essay over Allen Ginsberg's life
Final Essay (Poetry Research)

Inside the Life of Allen Ginsberg

A very well known and unusual poet of the early 1960's Allen Ginsberg captured many supporters and friends with his literary works. Allen Ginsberg led a very atypical life, and his poems reflect his lifestyle and the lifestyle of those who influenced him. Allen's work is a reflection of his life experiences, the vast influences of his family and friends formed him into the superior poet he was.

First, one must understand the world that young Allen was born into. Allen's father, Louis, was a modestly successful poet, high school teacher and a Jewish democratic socialist. Allen's mother, Naomi, was a communist and irrepressible nudist who becomes tragically insane in early adulthood. His father, Louis, routinely recited Dickinson, Shelley, Keats, Poe and Milton to his children during early childhood. Allen begins to learn of...

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