Faithful and Virtuous Night OverviewIn this book, individual poems function similarly to chapters in a work of prose, in that each poem develops one aspect or another of the collection’s central thematic and/or narrative lines – specifically, its consideration of life as a journey towards death. This sense of through-line combines with allusions to myth to make the suggestion that while several of the poems focus on the life journey of a specific individual, that journey is, in fact, an archetypal or universal experience.
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Faithful and Virtuous Night Study Guide
Louise Glck Biographies (1)
3,401 words, approx. 12 pages
Louise Glück (pronounced Glick) was born in New York City. She attended Sarah Lawrence College in 1962 and Columbia University from 1963 to 1965. She is married to John Dranow, a prose writer and...