Ezra Pound

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  • Ezra Pound Research Paper

    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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  • Similarities Between Ezra Pound And Allean Ginsberg

    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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  • The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter By Ezra Pound

    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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  • Conventions Of Imagism In Poetry

    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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  • A Few Dont's By An Imagiste

    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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  • Analysis Of Make It New By Ezra Pound

    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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  • Axe Teeth Poem Analysis

    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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  • Analysis Of Ezra Pound's Out Of The Modernist Movement

    Beginning in the early twentieth century, the modernist movement in poetry came into view. Many of these poems focused on the themes of World War I; the effects on cities and the people, the changing political and economic climate, and any advancements that may have taken place because of the war. This movement brought along poets such as Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, and William Carlos Williams. Out of the modernist movement came the imagist movement which was helmed by Ezra Pound. The…

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  • Hilda Doolittle Analysis

    Hilda Doolittle is known all over the world as H.D. H.D is the name she was published under. She was an American poet and novelist, wrote about many things. Hilda Doolittle was very interested in the ways of Greek mythology and was an inspiration imagist. Doolittle was born into the Moravian community in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She was born September 10, 1886. Her father, Charles Doolittle, was professor of astronomy at Lehigh University. Doolittle’s mother, Helen (Wolle), had a very strong…

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  • Ee Cummings Research Paper

    Poets’ work shape their careers and are almost always influenced by their backgrounds or experiences that changed their lives. During high school, E.E. Cummings was educated in what was thought to be “the last generation to be educated in precisely this manner” (Docherty) of a “sound classical education” that resulted in him adopting many poetic strategies. E.E. Cummings then attended Harvard University where he was introduce to the avant-garde writers of Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. These two…

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