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    One of the 20th century's most influential voices in American and English literature, Ezra Pound was born in the small mining town of Hailey, Idaho, on October 30, 1885. The only child of Homer Loomis Pound, a Federal Land Office official, and his wife, Isabel, Ezra spent the rest of his childhood just outside Philadelphia, where his father had moved the family after accepting a job with the U.S. Mint. His childhood seems to have been a happy one. He eventually attended Cheltenham Military Academy, staying there two years before leaving to finish his high school education at a local public school. The Life of Ezra Pound Birth: October 30, 1885 Hailey, ID Middle Years: Left to Europe to publish his book with only 80 dollars which didn't make success as he would have wanted…

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    Elliot, Earnest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, or Ezra Pound (the writer who I chose to write about). Ezra Pound was a unique writer. He was born in Hailey, Idaho in 1855. He was a traveler that eventually got arrested for treason for posting Fascist propaganda by radio to the U.S. from Italy during WWII. Because of this, he was declared mentally ill and was committed to St. Elizabeths Hospital in D.C. He was eventually released and lived out the rest of his life in Italy. this should not be…

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    Ever heard of Ezra Pound's?Well he is one of the most famous poets. In the poems i have read are mostly depressing and sad and it was all based off of his past and things he's went through. It was pretty much all based on his up and downs throughout life. Ezra Pound's has published many poems and they have all became really popular. Para. 1,~Ezra was shaped into the poet he is now by many things that happened in his past before he died. Ezra pound´s became mentally ill and depressed at a young…

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    Poets Ezra Pound and Allen Ginsberg have both expressed their feelings and views of fellow poet Walt Whitman, whether through a form of contempt or admiration, they both have drawn inspiration from Whitman's works and incorporated it into their own. Ezra Pound,, disliked or as Pound would say, “Detested” Whitman for quite sometime. Although he felt this way towards Whitman, in his poem “A Pact”, he goes on to say how Whitman “broke the new wood”, and that “now is a time for carving”. This shows…

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    Have you ever fall in love when you were kid? Now imagine that you are in the 19th century somewhere in china, and this is where the poem takes place a small village called Chokan. Love story is named “ The River-Merchant’s Wife: A Letter” by Ezra Pound. The poet tries to show her feeling while writing the letter. At the beginning she starts with the describing her first meeting with her husband, than she starts writing how her life is changing periodically and she ends poem with a sad tone. …

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    Imagism is a literary movement that had its origin in the artistic world and reinvented the traditional conventions in art and poetry. This movement emerged in the early 20th century and its main representatives are Ezra Pound, H.D., William Carlos Williams, and James Joyce among others. The main characteristics of Imagism were written down by Ezra Pound in an article published in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse in 1913 with the title of: ‘A Few Dont’s by an Imagiste’ in which Pound describes the…

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    such as Ezra Pound, H.D. and William Carlos Williams tried to create a way of expressing the imagism in painting through words in poetry. This movement as contemporary art repudiates ‘beauty’ standards, and the Romanticism of the 19th-century while it admires the quotidian, the perceptual and a new industrial and urban world. Consequently, imagism completely changed the way in which poetry was written; there was no concrete pattern to follow so that the free verse was widely used. The rhyme…

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    Poetry is the abundance of life and the most incarnate of languages we use, expressing ourselves in a free and unrestricted form — this is what Ezra Pound means by “Make It New.” However, to create something fresh and unique, we need to look back into the past in order to know what rules and conventions to smash. Pound, T. S. Eliot, W. H. Auden along with many others are the pioneers of the Modernist era, innovating free verse, intellectual statements, and universal human significance. In this…

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    T. S. Eliot Influences

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    S. Eliot produced many poems and plays throughout his lifetime. In the years 1916 until 1922, Eliot wrote a myriad of essays and reviews to “The Dial”, “Athenaeum”, “The Egoist”, and “The Times Literary Supplement”, among other journals (Ackroyd 703). Eliot showed his poems to Conrad Aiken, who passed them along to Ezra Pound who then forwarded it to the editor of “Poetry” magazine Harriet Monroe. By June 1915, “Prufrock” was published in “Poetry” (Bloom 2). In July, Eliot’s “Preludes” and…

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    Axe Teeth Poem Analysis

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    The poem stresses how much of language and culture is inherited, and it is appropriate that Snyder does not strain for synonyms. But instead lovingly repeats again and the same words: the word “hatchet” six times in the first thirteen lines, the word “axe” seven times in the last half of the poem, the word “handle” eight times, weaving through the lines from beginning to end. These words, and the tools they refer to, belong to the Snyder and are casually used by them, but they have been handed…

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