Howl, and Other Poems Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Howl for Carl Solomon - Introduction by William Carlos Williams

• William Carlos Williams talks about Allen Ginsberg.

• Ginsberg struggled after the end of World War I.
• Ginsberg had an ability to survive, travel, write and continually develop his art. Williams relates HOWL to hell.

• Carl Solomon was a huge inspiration.
• Williams says HOWL is a "howl of defeat."

• HOWL is about perseverance.

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• Ginsberg says his generation has fallen into madness from life experiments.

• Discusses drug use and mental anguish.

• Talks about educators and seekers of peace and happiness.

• Communism is discussed.

• Speaks of every day life as well as creativity.
• Communism is discussed.

• Speaks of every day life as well as creativity.

• Communism is discussed.

• Speaks of every day life as well as creativity.
• Ginsberg discusses WWI and WWII.

• America is war.

• Carl Solomon and Rockland mental institution are focused on in part III.

• Solomon and Ginsberg...

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