Donald Justice In George Eliot's Poetry

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Donald Justice was born on August 12, 1925 in Miami, Florida. He was an American poet and teacher of writing. He grew up in Miami and studied there. He was married to Jean Ross and they had one son. His enthusiasm for music was number one when he was a child. He studied piano and music as a student at the University of Miami even though he received a graduated degree in English literation. Justice presents a point of view on his poetry writing that seems a key to understanding this important influence of time and place on his work. Justice was “one of the twentieth century’s most quietly influential poets”. He was a master of poetic form and technique, as well as a masterful teacher of poetry. Being a part of the Iowa Writer Workshop, he helped a new poet with their early work (Alfred 2004). He was also working as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1997-2003. …show more content…
He was referring to which was Eliot wrote “Tradition and the Individual Talent”. He wrote most of his poems by using traditional form. Justice poem would reveal most of the meanings that will give a reader the central message in his writing were memory, loss and chance. Universally and imaginary was the descriptions of his poem that we will get a feeling from while reading it. Most of his poems were dealing with our daily life because sometime we might see ourselves that we are having such a hard time to overcome the obstacle in a situation that relating to the meaning of his poems. Sometime we might seem like we are living in two different worlds. Justice, the very first poem that he wrote “The Summer Anniversaries”, he was referring the meaning of this poem as “the world of dream is half-remember”. Even though people were dreaming about staying just liked in the secret world, they would definitely remember a half of internal and a half of the external world. People would never forget about their dreaming (Ryan

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