The Portable Beat Reader - Other Fellow Travelers Part Two Summary & Analysis

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Other Fellow Travelers Part Two Summary

Brenda Frazer is a poet and former wife of Ray Bremser. Frazer's "Poem to Lee Forest" describes Frazer's imagination of Forest traveling across North America. Even as Forest's physical body breaks down from wear, her soul remains full of love for all things.

Tuli Kupferberg is writer and one of his main works is on society's war against the Beats. In Kupferberg's poem "Greenwich Village of My Dreams," Kupferberk imagines the area as being a place of total love and harmony. In the excerpt from the pamphlet "1001 Ways to Beat the Draft," Kupferberg lists numerous ways to avoid serving in Vietnam. Several themes recur a number of times on this list. Attaining a position of political power is a definite way to avoid combat along with practicing some kind of abnormal sexuality, including homosexuality. The...

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