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  • Amy Lowell

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    2012 The Life of a So Called Lesbian Amy Lowell was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on February 9, 1874. She was the daughter of Augustus Lowell and Katherine Bigelow Lawrence. Both her mother and father were from New England aristocrats. Aristocrats are wealthy and prominent members of society. Her father, Augustus, was a businessman, civic leader, and horticulturalist. Lowell’s mother, Katherine, was an accomplished musician and linguist. Lowell was, although, considered as “almost disreputable

  • Patterns By Amy Lowell Patterns

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    The Application of T.S. Eliot’s Theory on Amy Lowell’s “Patterns” Amy Lowell’s poem is about a woman in the 18th century, whom is bound by her own society as most women were at the time. One of the examples that showed her shackled and imprisoned was made apparent on how she dressed in the quote “Held rigid to the pattern, by the stiffness of my gown,” the gown stiffness here represent a symbol of her society and how she was held by it every single day in her life. Her society at that time wanted

  • A Lady Amy Lowell Literary Devices

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    his source of inspiration through any combination of media. Amy Lowell, a twentieth century pioneer of modern poetry, is one such poet. In her poem, “A Lady”, the muse is not only the subject, but the audience, whom she directly addresses. To describe her muse, Lowell uses allusions to the arts, elegant and domestic imagery, and repetitive sounds; in conjunction, she creates a sensual tone to transmit her admiration to the audience. Lowell opens the poem with a bold tone, explicitly addressing the

  • Summary Of Patterns By Amy Lowell Patterns

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    Amy Lowell was a leader of the Imagists movement. She was influenced by John Keats and gathered a selection of his works. Lowell began to write after her brothers published books of their own, but she focused on poetry. The detail in Lowell’s poetry related to describing and environment or a person could help the reader better understand what is happening in the poem and include the reader as if they were actually there experiencing what the narrator or speaker is experiencing. Her choices develop

  • An Analysis Of The Poem Taxi, By Amy Lowell

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    Samerawit Winnie Dr. Oxendinex English 1302 27 April 2015 Taxi The Poem Taxi by Amy Lowell is about the pain of leaving her loved one; the poem describes her emotions as she is figuratively and physically is being taken away from her love in the middle of the night. As she rides away, she is fighting leaving her loved one. Against her separation from her loved one. In the evident love affair, the poet is displays the forces her and the lover to part. She is protesting against her separation from

  • The Lady By Amy Lowell

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    In “The Lady,” Amy Lowell uses irony, symbolism, similes, and metaphors to convey the subjective nature of beauty. Lowell gives the reader a preconception of the poem’s meaning by entitling her poem, “a lady”- a word society associates with of youth, poise, and elegance. However, the speaker’s idealizes a prostitute as his perception of a “lady,” which is the antithesis of society’s characterization of a “lady.” The speaker’s desire to interact with such a promiscuous woman proves that that beauty

  • Literary Analysis Of Amy Lowell's 'September, 1918'

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    In “September, 1918”, Amy Lowell shows her readers an interesting and illuminating poem. That war can be an ugly time and the people that experience it often seems to live in a “broken world” (19). To fight an evil, sometimes war is needed, nonetheless it is still costly to the people living through the war. Some in a literal sense, like soldiers fighting in a war, while some in a physical sense by the world that they now see and live in. I find the poem truly interesting though, in how the author

  • Feminist In The Captured Goddess

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    Amy was raised in a family that women were assumed to assume the busy roles of wife, mother, and socialite. The thing was she didn’t like that and always hated the way people thought that women had to perform those roles and also always be the ones who

  • War During The Twentieth Century War Poetry Essay

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    fairness; that is to say, about the nature, morality and politics of war.” The individuals had many questions about the war and they present those questions through poetry. It is not always seen as an individual’s hardship and struggles turned into art. Amy Lowell’s “September 1918” and Carl Sandburg’s “Grass” both describe a common theme of war, which evokes a spectrum of emotions. Lowell’s use of imagery and diction in her poem evokes a plethora of emotions. As an Imagist, she used a lot of imagery

  • Comparing Women in Lowell’s Patterns and Sorrell’s From a Correct Address

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    can be regarded highly in society, representing images of fertility, security, and beauty, many people still view them in stereotypical ways; some people believe that all women should act a certain way, never letting their true selves shine through. Amy Lowell’s "Patterns" and Helen

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