Howl by Allen Ginsberg
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...Allen Ginsberg” Number] “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg encompasses larger social issues from a diverse perspective and with amplified elaborations. Thus, the name clearly represents the objective of the poet in a nostalgic tone. The poem is a prominent paradigm of free verse style in catalogue technique, which uses diverse rhythmic patterns according to its requirement, in which readers can find ample criticism on the social system prevailed in 1940-50. The poet adapted Walt Whitman’s strategy of long verses, parallelism and extensive use of anaphora. “Howl” is a written discourse of frustration, dejection, loss of identity and dignity, stereotyping prevailed in society and unjust distribution... ? “Howl by...
"Howl" By Allen Ginsberg
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...Ginsberg While the epic poem has generally been relegated to Greek antiquity, one of the most prominent 20th century literary works is Allen Ginsberg’s Howl. Published in 1955 the work is Ginsberg’s greatest, and one of the seminal texts of the beat literature movement. The text itself was originally written as a performance piece and only later published in written form; this is reflected in the work’s lyrical and performative structure. Still, the work remains complex and richly textured. The poem is divided in three sections, each with prominent thematic concerns. This essay examines Ginsberg’s Howl as it relates to historical, political, and social contexts. From the very first lines... ?Howl:...
Poems by Allen Ginsberg and Walt Whitman
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...Allen Ginsberg and Walt Whitman represent their commitment towards the society. In addition, these works are similar and dissimilar in many ways. Thesis statement: The similarities between the poems Howl by Allen Ginsberg and Song of Myself by Walt Whitman prove the poets’ commitment towards the society/ social criticism, and the dissimilarities... . For instance, Ginsberg considers spirituality as an inseparable element of human life. Allen Ginsberg in his work Howl stated that, “Who retired to Mexico to cultivate a habit, or Rocky Mount to tender Buddha” (18). One can see that Whitman considers spirituality as the link between human beings...
"A supermaeket in California" by Allen Ginsberg
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...Allen Ginsberg Allen Ginsberg’s “A Supermarket in California” is an interesting poem of the modern, 20th American society, but with vivid comparisons to the previous century. The persona remembers the achievements of Walt Whitman, an iconic poet of the 19th century as he strolls down poorly-lit streets to a modern store. While addressing the invisible Whitman, the speaker makes his way to a convenient store, and comes across many families making purchases. He imagines seeing Federico Garcia Lorca, another iconic poet with Spanish roots buying some fruits. The poem depicts the persona as talking to Whitman again, imagining that he is among the shoppers buying... Insert “A Supermarket in California” by...
A Supermarket in California by Allen Ginsberg
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...Ginsberg's response to Whitman's poem "I hear... Of Pathos, Romance and Realism- A Streetcar d Desire. Perhaps American Literature's and undoubtedly playwright Tennessee Williams' most reveredwork, A streetcar named desire is a story that depicts pathos and human fixation to do with sex, desire, money, class consciousness and struggle, deceit and fallacy, relationships, beliefs and modernism. The Post war New Orleans, where lust and casual sex came as a relief in times of stress and grief serves to be a suitable milieu for the play, where Tennessee Williams juxtaposes conflicts and complexities, throws open a debate favoring an individual's singled out madness as an option for survival in the new order...
On Allen Ginsbergs Howl
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...Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’ Table of Contents I. Introduction 3 II. Discussion 3 III. Conclusion 6 Works Cited 7 I. Introduction Allen Ginsberg was a poet of the immediate, and his lesson, if there is one, is that there is a kind of rapture to be had from being completely present in the moment, from crying out in a primal but perceptive and intelligent way about the sanctity of personality and human freedom in the face of oppressive social and political forces. Thoughts are linear and always old, but one’s immediate perception, when allowed to get in with no filters from that other, more worldly function of thinking, yields...
Allen Ginsberg's Poetry
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...Ginsberg's poetry, in reference to three of his poems, from "Howl and other poems" In the modern world, popular literature has become the centre of focus in many of the important and energetic debates and the poems of Allen Ginsberg offer an effective example of popular literature or the requisition of popular literature into more elite literary forms. To comprehend popular literature, one needs to realise what popular means as well as what literature means. Significantly, "the meanings that have been associated with the term 'popular' include: (1) belonging to the people; (2) low or base; (3) well-liked by many people; (4) deliberately... Discuss the significance of responsibility and seriousness to...
Function of Profanity in Allen Ginsberg's Howl
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...Allen Ginsberg’s Howl Allen Ginsberg’s poem Howl uses some profanity, but not that much. The “f-word” (if being counted correctly) is only used twice. However, having a unique view on profanity—it’s very possible that: some of the language he uses is adult, not merely profane; Ginsberg is trying to make an aesthetically arresting poem; and some of the references he uses are to make the reader emote. The language in Allen Ginsberg’s Howl can, at times, be strong. However, there is not so much profanity as there exists manifold references of fornication, illicit usage of controlled substances, and music—otherwise known as “sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll,” to name... or two thorough readings...
Function of Profanity in Allen Ginsberg's Howl
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...Allen Ginsberg’s Howl Allen Ginsberg’s poem Howl uses some profanity, but not that much. The “f-word” (if being counted correctly) is only used twice. However, having a unique view on profanity—it’s very possible that: some of the language he uses is adult, not merely profane; Ginsberg is trying to make an aesthetically arresting poem; and some of the references he uses are to make the reader emote. The language in Allen Ginsberg’s Howl can, at times, be strong. However, there is not so much profanity as there exists manifold references of fornication, illicit usage of controlled substances, and music—otherwise known as “sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll,” to name... The Function of Profanity in Allen...
Visit to the Contemporary Jewish Museum
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...Allen Ginsberg took thisphotograph, of Neal Cassady with his girlfriend in San Francisco. Many attributes of this picture attracts attention to the viewer even though its quality it is still low, the picture composition is great with all the attraction being drawn to the couple, the background that of a movie theatre and with people passing by makes the picture look even more beautiful. The color of the photo, which was taken in different shades of white and black makes the photo look more appealing to the eyes and helps, identify with the mood of the photograph, the black and white color helps reminiscence the ancient... A 1950s shot of Neal Cassady with a girlfriend in San Francisco The great poet...
Compare and contrast the movie and poem "Howl"
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...Allen Ginsberg is poem from the soul. The poem though long drawn out and enduring captures destruction in its many forms. Ginsberg was quite well known as the founder of the ‘Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics’ at the Naropa University in Boulder. During this time, the Beatnik era was prevalent and the Beats reveled in poetry, music, art and fiction and read their creative works to enthusiastic listeners, thereby creating a legend of themselves. The film ‘Howl’ is based on the poem ‘Howl’ by Ginsberg, but is set in the new age and portrays him as a youth from the middle class who... Running head: HOWL Howl – A Compare and Contrast Essay Name Institution Location HOWL 2 Abstract “Howl” by Allen Gin...
Allen Ginsbergs poem A Supermarket in California
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...Allen Ginsberg’s poem “A Supermarket in California” Allen Ginsberg’s poem “A Supermarket in California” The poem ridicules two main vices in American society that were prevalent in the American society in the 20th century. These vices have continued to persist in the contemporary world. These are consumerism and lack of meaningful contact among people. Ginsberg wrote this poem when industrialization was at its peak. This has led to many changes taking place in the society. People were becoming more engaged in their jobs as opposed to building relationships amongst themselves. The poem uses many images to...
The relationship between Henry Miller's novel Tropic of Cancer and Allen Ginsberg's poem Howl
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...Allen Ginsberg and “Tropic of Cancer” by impressive Henry Miller. When “Howl” and “Tropic of Cancer” were published they suffered a huge oppression of the American government. That is because deeply conservative and short sighted mass of people didn’t find it appropriate to talk so freely about the most intimate and close topic of sexual intercourse. Surely the main theme of these works is not only sex because sex is an obvious symbol of confronting the environment. Today films, books, cartoons, comics and magazines show and talk about sex in any way but it was totally different from the times... Literature as one of the most important kinds of art always stays on the way of any attack on the freedom...
Zora Neale Hurston and James Langston Hughes.
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...Allen Ginsberg http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/g_l/ginsberg/ginsberg.htm This site is a compilation by James Sullivan of various essays and other writings of and on Allen Ginsberg, poet. It includes biographies with very interesting anecdotes about Ginsberg's life, career and political views, as well as essays and interviews by first hand witnesses of Ginsberg's poetry readings. "By the mid-sixties, Allen Ginsberg, as a public figure had become... Ludet Gopalan Website Review April 26, 2008 Zora Neale Hurston http web.uflib.ufl.edu/spec/manuscript/hurston/hurston.htm This site contains listings of available documents on Hurston's Correspondence, Manuscripts, Biographical and Critical Papers,...
Whitman's Song of Myself and Ginsberg's Howl
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...Allen Ginsberg, whose debatable poem “Howl” reverberates with the traits of Whitman’s poetry. Nevertheless, while the form and content of “Howl” may have been impressed by “Song of Myself,” Ginsberg’s poem expresses a change from Whitman’s use of the line, his first-person recital, and his vision of America. As Whitman’s seamless lines are open-ended, speaking the voice of a universal speaker presenting a positive outlook of America, Ginsberg’s poem, on the contrary, uses long lines that end inward to present the uneasiness and madness that feature the vision of America that Ginsberg exhibits through the voice of a prophetic speaker. Comparing Whitman’s... Compare/contrast Whitman’s Song of Myself with...
Comparsion Between the Whitman’s and Ginsberg’s works
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...Allen Ginsberg, whose debatable poem “Howl” reverberates with the traits of Whitman’s poetry. Nevertheless, while the form and content of “Howl” may have been impressed by “Song of Myself,” Ginsberg’s poem expresses a change from Whitman’s use of the line, his first-person recital, and his vision of America. As Whitman’s seamless lines are open-ended, speaking the voice of a universal speaker presenting a positive outlook of America, Ginsberg’s poem, on the contrary, uses long lines that end inward to present the uneasiness and madness that feature the vision of America that Ginsberg exhibits through the voice of a prophetic speaker. Comparing... Compare/contrast Whitman’s Song of Myself with Ginsberg’s ...
Compare/contrast elements of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" and Anne Carson's "The Autobiography of Red"
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...Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997): Howl. 2009 Sept. http://www.wussu.com/poems/agh.htm 21 Nov. 2011.... Comparison of Carson’s ‘Autobiography of Red’ and Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’ Carson’s the Autobiography of Red is poetic novel that is rich in Greek mythology as she translates ancient stories in a mix of both essay and poetic form to present a rich text that blends different ideas to portray translated format of Greek myths. The novel has seven distinct sections that represent the sections of Greek nomos or the lyrics performance that Stesichoros was famous for as presented throughout the novel. The novel presents a heroic epic who goes through several trials before he reaches the end of...
Allen Ginsberg's Howl: The Cry of Consciousness Transformed
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...Allen Ginsberg's "Howl The Cry of Consciousness Transformed In his introductory "Apologia of Selection" to Selected Poems 1947-1995, Allen Ginsberg notes that the "original task was to 'widen the area of consciousness,' make pragmatic examination of the texture of consciousness, even somewhat transform consciousness"(xix) [emphasis added]. "Howl" as Ginsberg maintains, has its "own charisma" and needs "no explanation for inclusion" (xvii) in this volume of poems chosen by the poet himself. An analysis of the poem makes clear that the poem admirably fulfills the three criteria set by the poet, even the...
Write a CRITICAL essay examining Beat Poetry by analyzing the work of at least two authors associated with this school of poetry.
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...Allen Ginsberg. The beat generation was much concerned about changing consciousness in the poetry writing styles during 1940s. They came up with poetry writing styles that defied conventional writing (Caruaru 98). Several drugs were used by the beat generation members. Such drugs included alcohol, bhang, morphine and other psychedelic drugs. The group members would first experiment with the drugs while composing beat poems since they were not much... Beat Poetry Beat poetry refers to the spoken-word performances that were created by associates of the popular postwar movement known as beat generation. Some of the authors associated with beat generation include Jack Kerouac, William S. Borroughs, and...
The Writers of the Beat Generation and their Role in Rebellion and Reflection
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...Allen Ginsberg’s Biographical Gestures. Texas Studies in Literature and Language. (2010). 52.2, 227-446. Print. This journal article is an interesting examination of the biography published by Allen Ginsberg in 2006, who is one of the most well-known Beat Generation. The author discusses in detail the approaches that Ginsberg takes in crafting his biography, and what is interesting about these approaches. This article provides a useful examination into the way a prominent Beat Generation writer is perceived both by himself and by an outside observer a significant time after... ? The of the Beat Generation and their Role in Rebellion and Reflection Research Plan and Preliminary Autobiography Professor:...
Poetry & Response
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...Allen Ginsberg, a young poet whose poem “Howl” broke societal barriers; thus, being tried for public obscenity. The poem “Howl” is about drugs, sex, mental illness, religion and homosexuality. I like the way the film “Howl” was structured in three parts. First is the dramatization of the court case deciding whether the publication of the poem was obscene or not. The second is the reenactment of the interviews with Ginsberg reflecting on “Howl” and the trial. The third part is the animated segments which is the illustration of the poem itself. I appreciated how the movie was structured. At first I thought... My Love Where Art Thou My heart badly broken, my true love’s gone I wonder why he left,...
A Supermarket in California
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...Allen Ginsberg is regarded as one of the 20th century’s seminal Beat poets. In addition to constructing poetry, Ginsberg’s would prominently influence Beat writers such as Jack Kerouac and Diana DiPrima. While Whitman’s work spans a wide array of texts, undoubtedly his most celebrated is the 1956 collection of poetry Howl and Other Poems. While the titular poem Howl is perhaps the most critically celebrated from this collection, many of the cursory works have gained significant acclaim. One of these poems is Ginsberg’s work ‘A Supermarket in California’. This poem has gained great acclaim for its subtle critique of mainstream American culture. This essay examines... ?A Supermarket in California Today...
Plots and structure of Fiction, Drama
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...Ginsberg. Allen Ginsberg describes his fanciful night walk to a supermarket In California were he imagine he sees Whit man (a 19th century poet) and one of his idol. As Ginsberg discerns the artificial and mass produced state of the post modern... A good man is hard to find by’ Flannery O’Connor ‘A good man is hard to find by’ Flannery O’Connor O’Connor’s story is narrated bya third person but focuses on the grandmother’s perception events. She’s complaining to rather go to Tennessee than Florida for vacation. To make her own case, she claims that there is a dangerous criminal by the name Misfit and he is headed that way but no one is taking her seriously (Group, p. 67). They take off to Florida from...
Poetry final examination questions
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...Allen Ginsberg. He officially established... 1) In his compilation of poetry, California Poetry: From The Gold Rush to The Present Dana Gioia's definition of California poetry includes only the work of poets who are either native born and raised here or writers who have spent at least half of their lives in the state. The editors have also excluded California born poets who have left the state, like Michael Harper and Ron Silliman. The only exceptions have been made for two significant California born poets, Lawson Fusao Inada, and Robert Mc Dowell, who currently live in organ's southernmost country, which historically in part of California and in fact never formally seceded. I think this residency...
U.S. intellectual history since 1877
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...Allen Ginsberg is one of these artists. Allen Ginsberg was one... ?Reinhold Niebuhr suggests there is a persistent flaw in modern American thought that underestimates the power of evil and predatory self-interest. In this way he finds that American liberalism is limited. Dr. Martin Luther King and Allen Ginsburg show how American liberal and progressive thought was challenged, renewed, and expanded as understood through the insights of Reinhold Niebuhr. Yet Malcolm X was almost defeated by the human flaws of which Niebuhr writes, and the writers of the Port Huron Declaration went too far in accepting methods of the children of the darkness as explained by Niebuhr. In his Letter from a Birmingham Jail...
Visual Response & Essay
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...Allen Ginsberg read the poem Howl and it did stir mixed feelings among the public but one thing is for sure Allen had gotten the attention of the people. In the 1950s, the society was confined in following the social dogma without asking questions, many a things were considered taboo... Howl of the Beat generation The year is 1955 and a fretful and unpublished poet in his late 20s has a feeling that time is running out for him. He wants to be the greatest writer ever to have walked the face of the earth but fate has not been so kind. The poet Gary Snyder predicted that the night would be a “Poetik all bombshell” and sure enough, it was. On that night at the Six Gallery reading in San Francisco, Allen...
Carson’s Autobiography of Red and Ginsberg’s Howl
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...Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997): Howl. 2009 Sept. http://www.wussu.com/poems/agh.htm 21 Nov. 2011.... Comparison of Carson’s ‘Autobiography of Red’ and Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’ Carson’s the Autobiography of Red is poetic novel that is rich in Greek mythology as she translates ancient stories in a mix of both essay and poetic form to present a rich text that blends different ideas to portray translated format of Greek myths. The novel has seven distinct sections that represent the sections of Greek nomos or the lyrics performance that Stesichoros was famous for as presented throughout the novel. The novel presents a heroic epic who goes through several trials before he reaches the end...
Anwser three things (which are in directions) after reading the excerpt of Allen Ginsberg's poem "Kaddish"--Read full directions
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...Allen Ginsberg's 'Kaddish' Table of Contents Introduction 3 Discussion 3 Conclusion 6 Works Cited 8 Introduction Allen Ginsberg's Kaddish, as an emotional and psychological catharsis and an exploration of the complex life of Ginsberg and his mother, exemplifies the complexity of human subjectivity. This paper explores that complexity in terms of three questions: on whether Ginsberg portrays his mother in a negative or positive frame, in the end; on Ginsberg's feelings relating to mortality in general and his mother's demise in particular; and a look on process and...
William Burroughs and Rock Culture
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...Allen Ginsberg who were famous Beat Generation artists. Early Life and Education William was born as the youngest son to a business family in St. Louis. He attended the John Burroughs School in St. Louis where his first published essay, "Personal Magnetism," was published in the John Burroughs Review in 1929. He then attended The Los Alamos Ranch School in New Mexico, which was stressful for him and was soon expelled from Los Alamos after taking chloral hydrate in Santa Fe with a fellow student. He finished high school at Taylor School in St. Louis and, in 1932, left home to pursue an arts degree at Harvard University. He was introduced to the gay culture at Harvard. According... William Burroughs...
Naked Lunch (William S.Burroughs)+Naked Lunch(David Conenberg)
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...Allen Ginsberg, are considered the leading writers in the American Beat movement that formed in the early 1950’s in the U.S. and inspired the growth of a larger counter-culture in the 1960’s through the ideas and lifestyle promoted in their literature. In this context, Burroughs was a senior figure in the Beat Movement, older than both Kerouac... , syringes, semen, alien parasites, sex viruses, and Arab eroticism fusing to give expression to the mind as projected by Burroughs from his altered states. William S. Burroughs spent nearly four years living in Morocco and writing in this way. In 1958, Allen Ginsberg visited him and began assisting him in the editing...
The Vietnam War
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...Allen Ginsberg, Jane Fonda, Jefferson Airplane and other soon joined the cause and the students protesting on the streets of New York, Washington, San Francisco, Los Angeles and others” (Klimke, 2010). Without any doubts, the United States paid a huge... ?Running Head: Vietnam War Vietnam War [Institute’s Vietnam War Introduction This paper is an attempt to explore the links between the student unrest and Vietnam War and the cause and effect relationship between both of them. Furthermore, the focus would also be on exploring the political and social impact of the end of Vietnam War. Discussion Before the Vietnam War, the public in America viewed their senators, congressional representatives, public and...
Beat Generation
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...Allen Ginsbergs “Howl The Cry of Consciousness Transformed In his introductory “Apologia of Selection” to Selected Poems 1947-1995, Allen Ginsberg notes that the “original task was to widen the area of consciousness, make pragmatic examination of the texture of consciousness, even somewhat transform consciousness”(xix) [emphasis added]. “Howl” as Ginsberg maintains, has its “own charisma” and needs “no explanation for inclusion” (xvii) in this volume of poems chosen by the poet himself. An analysis of the poem makes clear that the poem admirably fulfills the three criteria set by the poet, even the...
Media and its influences on Culture
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...Allen Ginsberg put it, “Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture” (Thinkexist, 2001). Since television was introduced in the Arab world, it was seen as a medium to revive culture, help heritage survive and promote inter-state integration. In fact, the Arab League Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ALESCO) aimed at employing media to, “promote the principles... Media and its influences on Culture Arabic culture is closely related to and often seen within the context of Islamic culture; all the laws, rituals, practices attached to the Islamic religion are adhered to within the geographical location of Arab states. Here it is not the individual but the society that...
Responding to America: a comparison of literary explorations of self-reliance and individual resilience in 19th and 20th century
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...Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’ and other literary works that can be used for comparison of exploration of self in 19th and 20th century literature include ‘Death of a Salesman’ by Arthur Miller and ‘I'm Nobody! Who are you’ by Emily Dickinson. Allen Ginsberg is another eminent figure of the 19th and 20th century American literature who was greatly inspired by Walt Whitman. Whitman’s poetry thus served as not just inspiration to the common man but also it brought out the artistic... ?Self-Reliance and Individual Resilience in 19th and 20th Century American Writing American Literature, like any other literature, has always sought to unravel the different spheres of human life, such as social, spiritual, cultural, ...
"Responding to 'America': a comparison of literary explorations of self-reliance and individual resilience in 19th and 20th cent
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...Allen Ginsberg, along with a comparative analysis of other authors of the time including Arthur Miller, Ken Kesey, Jack Kerouac, HD Thoreau, Ralph Emerson and Emily Dickinson. Walt Whitman- Song of Myself (1855) The poem Song of Myself by Walt Whitman is one of the most influential and widely-acclaimed poems by an American author. The poem embodies the idea of “self-reliance” propagated by Emerson which means the spirit of non-conformity to tradition and the belief that the best way of doing a task is one’s own individual way. The poem was originally published in 1855 in a collection of poems entitled Leaves of Grass. It was later divided into 52 sections in the later... ?RESPONDING TO 'AMERICA'- A...
What do Howl and On the Road have in common? What specific features make them part of the canon of "beat" literature?
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...Allen Ginsberg while ‘On the Road’ is a story by Jack Kerouac. These piecesof work have become a part of the canon of ‘beat’ literature. In order to understand how, this paper will first understand beat literature as well as the beat generation before going on to define the basis on which the literature discussed in this paper can be described as beat literature. For this, the paper will compare both pieces of work in terms of certain elements that form a part of beat literature. To begin with, the term ‘beat generation’ gained momentum during 1950 and 1960. They originated as a group of American writers who took to modern... The Howl and On the Road Beat Literature Analysis ‘The Howl’ is a poem by Allen ...
Beat Literature
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...Allen Ginsberg while 'On the Road' is a story by Jack Kerouac. These pieces of work have become a part of the canon of 'beat' literature. In order to understand how, this paper will first understand beat literature as well as the beat generation before going on to define the basis on which the literature discussed in this paper can be described as beat literature. For this, the paper will compare both pieces of work in terms of certain elements that form a part of beat literature. To begin with, the term 'beat generation' gained momentum during 1950 and 1960. They originated as a group of American writers who took to modern... The Howl and On the Road Beat Literature Analysis 'The Howl' is a poem by...
American Reading
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...Allen Ginsberg has also been discussed in it (Bayne). The Norton Anthology of American Literature beautifully covers and reflects the cross sectional view of American society and the problems which are being faced by it. The anthology comprises over poetry and prose giving an efficient insight to the readers regarding the American literature. There were many factors that have promoted and provoked the need for this piece of writing and its continuation with 8 successful issues. The shorter eight edition volume 2 written by Nina Baym gained much popularity and attention of the literary writers, critics, and historians. It is a complete journey with some most famous, prominent, intelligent... ?Readings...
The woman In US
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...Allen Ginsberg changed her thought process. She was totally mesmerized with his philosophy and aesthetic sense and this impacted Chuma’s scheme of things. Chuma tried and successfully incorporated the entire thought process and Ginsberg’s scheme of things on her dancing style... The Women in US: Yoshiko Chuma Table of Contents Introduction 3 Yoshiko Chuma: Life and Background 3 Conclusion 7 References 8 Introduction Women empowerment is one of the best one-liners in the modern era. At this context, the women in US are not lagging behind. As a matter of fact it is in United States that women empowerment is at its peak from early half of the nineteenth century itself. Native American women or migrants from ...
The Beat Generation & The Hippie Movement
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...Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and their fans has drawn a large public interest. But the subculture was logically developed and received cult status in California, in particular, in its southern part, associated with the famous Venice beach art colony... mechanics and Hindu mythology in a spirit of postmodern (his Dance of Shiva was popularized by Flowers Children along with the traditions of Eastern mysticism in general). Capra and many other professors led almost a “schizophrenic” way of life at that time. During the day he is a lecturer and researcher, at night or on weekends - an ordinary hippie, hitchhiker, smoking marijuana in a rural hippie community. The...
Edgar Allan Poe
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...Allen Ginsberg. Poe became an inspirer of his topics and literary style, and Poe appeared to be an example of personal capabilities... How has Edgar Allan Poe's style as mystery and suspense influenced other Nobody would argue that Edgar Allan Poe plays a significant role in the detective fiction history. Arthur Conan Doyle, for instance, described Poe as "the father of the detective tale". (qtd in Morrow) Detective writings are usually built around imitation and repetition, but Poe is not consistent in his reflections about values of originality or imitation. He anonimouslt reviewed one of his own works, and in his review he wrote about his originality: "the great fault of American and British authors...
The Beat Generation and the Sixties
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...Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac. Like the generation itself, there is no unifying theme or style that defines Beat, Beat authors can instead be identified by their challenge of the postwar culture as well as their personal relations and associations . These writings, with their passion and desire for change served as a significant influence to the culture for the generation that followed them, inspiring and encouraging the radical desire for change that took place during the 1960s. The sexual... ?The Beat Generation and the Sixties The 1950s is often seen as the ‘calm before the storm’, a decade of relative peace and prosperity between the Second World War and the social revolution of the sixties. It was ...
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
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...Allen Ginsberg) had gained unsavory reputation; the newly published "On the Road "was proficient to ride the wave of attention in the Beats as well as make Kerouac an immediate celebrity Thesis statement "On the Road" represents the journey every human makes in some way at some point in their lives to find "IT". Introduction "On the Road's" cross-continental journeys are about Kerouac's trips, mostly by car and bus and often accompanied by his friend Neal Cassady, the frenetic, charismatic, independent scholar from the West. Cassady's name... Beat Generation In April 1951 Jack Kerouac wrote "On the Road". This autobiography is written as a tributary of consciousness as well as based on the impulsive...
The Correlation between Psycho-Reactive Drugs and Music Culture in the 1960s
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...Allen Ginsberg, a beatnik poet, made up the term ‘flower power’ to cover this thought. Soon, the term came to be a symbol of 1960s counter-culture all together (Brewer 25). LSD became... The connection between drug use and dance music is not a new phenomenon – since onset of recorded music, the music industry and drugs have gone hand in hand, with the first main incidence of usage of drugs coming from jazz musicians. All through history as well as cross-culturally, dancing while under the influence of psychoactive drugs has been a common occurrence. In religious ceremonies, traditional societies have used this kind of dancing to facilitate the reaching out of visionary states. These musical styles and...
A critique according to your thought and deliberation
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...Allen Ginsberg, composer John Cage, including composer John Cage, master printer Kenneth E. Tyler, art critic Clement Greenberg, painter Elaine de... A critique according to your thought and deliberation Musi as an art, is one of the famous and most enternatining work in the artistic industry. Actually there are very many kinds of arts but music still surpass them as it entatains people more than any other visual art. Music apart from being one of the works that falls within the artistic industry, it also subdivided into various parts depending on the musical components used. There are musics that are intended to serve a certan purpose and it is from here that thery are categorised. Music as an art,...
Beat Generation
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...Allen Ginsberg) had gained unsavory reputation; the newly published “On the Road “was proficient to ride the wave of attention in the Beats as well as make Kerouac an immediate celebrity Thesis statement “On the Road” represents the journey every human makes in some way at some point in their lives to find “IT”. Introduction “On the Road’s” cross-continental journeys are about Kerouac’s trips, mostly by car and bus and often accompanied by his friend Neal Cassady, the frenetic, charismatic, independent scholar from the West. Cassady’s name... Beat Generation In April 1951 Jack Kerouac wrote “On the Road”. This autobiography is written as a tributary of consciousness as well as based on the impulsive...
Andy Warhol and His Screen Tests
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...Allen Ginsberg looking at each other in the eye, and surprisingly, Donyale Luna, the pioneer Black model supposedly using her own image reflected on the mirror to actively make her hair and face by touching them with her long-nailed fingers. Luna’s inclusion in the screen tests is particularly telling a lot about the rise of blacks in the 1960s under the auspices of the Civil Rights Movement whose aim was to deliver equal rights for all communities to a share of the national... Visual Art Paper Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests Andy Warhol Screen Tests Andy Warhol was a prominent contributor in the 20th century American visual art industry under the pop art genre. Warhol’s works delve in the link between the...
Kerouac, Rimbaud, Blake and Whitman: A Rejection of Pre-Modern Ideals
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...Allen Ginsberg whom is homosexual. “A tremendous thing happened when Dean met Carlo Marx. Two keen minds that they are, they took to each other at the drop of a hat. Two piercing eyes glanced into two piercing eyes--the holy con-man with the shining mind, and the sorrowful poetic con-man with the dark mind that is Carlo Marx. From that moment on I saw very little of Dean, and I was a little sorry too (Kerouac, 5). There is a hint of jealousy, when Sal subtly insinuates a yearning for Dean to spend time with him instead of Carlo. Walt Whitman, who is also a known homosexual, conjures a sexually proactive... ? Kerouac, Rimbaud, Blake and Whitman: A Rejection of Pre-Modern Ideals In this Paper, I am going...
What motivated people to use recreational drugs in the 1960?
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...Allen Ginsberg. These LSD parties immediately became popular with counterculture groups and eventually became thoroughly planned gatherings, complete with participants garbed in eccentric clothing, light displays, and live entertainment. Furthermore, because LSD remained legal until 1965, the Acid Tests’ mood was usually relaxed, cheery, and lighthearted (Cavendish 457-458). In spite of the possible harmful effects of using LSD... What Motivated People to Use Recreational Drugs in the 1960s? Introduction The recreational use of several drugs became widespread in Great Britain, Canada, and the United States during the 1960s. The exposure to cannabis of numerous American combatants during the Vietnam War...
Drugs and Rock&roll
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...Allen Ginsberg and Timothy Leary. Every attendee partook in drug abuse while listening to rock lyrics. Many rock bands from the West Coast even used the event to launch themselves. For the attendees who had never used drugs, LSD was put in Kool-Aid which was then distributed among the rock fans (Moore, 2010). This caused LSD to become more well-known among different segments of the population. The rock music functioned as a background for the drugged experience, and the whole process was basically a precursor for that of the rock festival. Rock songs that alluded to drug use, like "Somebody to Love... ? Drugs and Rock & Roll Drugs and Rock & Roll In the United s, the abuse of drugs and popular music was...
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