Dislikes of the American Society and the Injustices in America in Allen Ginsberg's Poetry

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Dislikes of the American Society And the Injustices in America In Allen Ginsberg's Poetry By Matt Feeko Mrs. Juenger English 1 18 April 1999 Dislikes of the American Society And the Injustices in America In Allen Ginsberg's Poetry Allen Ginsberg started his infamous life as a revolutionary and poet of the beat generation when he began attending Colombia University. While at Colombia Ginsberg met friend and mentor Jack Kerouac whom he would later join to form the School of Disembodied Poets. During his education at Colombia University Ginsberg started his highly political and opinionated poems, which would become his signature for the beat…show more content…
Ugh. Him makes Indians learn read. Him need big black niggers. Hah. Her make us all work sixteen hours a day. Help America this is quite serious America this is the impression I get from looking in the television set America is this correct? (Ginsberg, America) Throughout these long stanzas Ginsberg is reflecting on America's foolish reactions to Communist Russia referred to as her and America as him. Ginsberg is comparing the two nations and the crimes they commit against their people. In reality during the time the poem was written America was starting the Cold War with Russia. The two nations dislike each other and constantly refer to the treatment of the other country's people as brute. Though when you look at Ginsberg's poem and the policies he refers

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