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    In the Garden of Beasts, follows love, terror, politics, and gives an inside look at what people lived through and witnessed during Hitler’s reign. When the book first starts, you 're introduced to the Dodds, a small family from Chicago. The book follows William Dodd, the father, and Martha Dodd, his daughter, and their life throughout Hitler’s regime. Beginning in Chicago, FDR was looking for someone to be the American Ambassador in Berlin, but no one was willing to go, except William Dodd. The book spends a minimal amount of time in America and spends the rest of the book in Berlin. Since this book takes place right on the brink of World War Two, it explains a lot of what happens up to it. During the time when Hitler was first gaining power, the Dodd’s were just settling in Berlin, when Hitler started getting more power his intentions became clearer. Dodd had met with him…

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    In Death of a Salesman by, Arthur Miller, Willy has a desire to be a good father to his son were his dad was not. Willy believes that if he can instill the correct values into Biff so he can be like himself or more successful. The problem Willy is confronted with is that he cares too much as if he is trying to emulate his life in Biffs. Compared to Willy Charley takes a position of hands off while still teaching Bernard to be a good student and by working hard because it will pay dividends later…

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    knowing what celebrities went through to get there. With that being said, what do you value most in life? Is it the little things that can be by the past or the important things? In life people tend to put so much value on the little things. For example, like William Carlos Williams hold his red wheelbarrow to so much standards. He feels as though so much depends upon it. When we focus on the little things, we tend to get side-tracked as William Carlos Williams shows in his “Red Wheel” poem and…

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    simple man was William Carlos Williams. He was born in America as a Puerto Rican-American who then with hard work and determination became a well-practiced doctor. He however is better known for his works of poetry that challenged the traditional way of writing poetry. In Williams’s book of poetry, The Wedge, is prefaced by an introduction that introduces his readers to his controversial ideas concerning poetry and what it should represent in today’s modern times. He wants his readers to break…

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    commentary. In terms of poetry, authors often switch between the two throughout their bodies of work. William Carlos Williams is an imagist poet whose personal poetic philosophy as expressed in various essays and interviews demonstrates a clear choice for using the poetic form to make social political commentary. In particular, Williams poem This is Just to Say is no exception to Williams’ method of using the poetic form for political…

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    In Remembrance of Aggie Fausnaugh (1929 – 2016) The Agnes H. Fausnaugh Endowed Scholarship Fund is a bequest from Aggie Fausnaugh, Ohio Wesleyan, to her beloved sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Aggie Park attended Ohio Wesleyan University where she became a member of Rho Chapter in 1946. It was that same fall that Aggie met Hal A. Fausnaugh, a member of Beta Theta Pi and her future husband. From the moment she met Hal, she knew he was the guy for her. Kappa was another great love of Aggie’s life.…

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    A modernist by trade, William Carlos Williams works with other artists in an effort to start and perpetuate a new movement. Working within the constraints that focused on breaking free from past restrictions and conscriptions with an eye towards current events and cultural influences, Williams is building something beautifully simplistic in his poetry. Towards the beginning of his efforts in poetry Williams’ underlines the fears associated with the cultural change to modernism, and the prevalent…

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    In the short story “The Use of Force,” by William Carlos Williams, a doctor narrates his visit to the Olson Family whose daughter, Mathilda, may be sick with diphtheria. The doctor explains that he is trying to be nice to Mathilda, but seeing that she refuses to let him examine her he asks the parents to consent to a forceful method. Eventually, he uses excessive force to get the diagnosis. Are his actions justifiable? Given that Mathilda is finally revealed to have diphtheria and the doctor’s…

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    Walt Whitman's Poems

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    The 19th century poet,Walt Whitman, is an important figure in American Literature.Walt Whitman wrote poems that represented events and important social issues going on in the United States of America during the late 1800’s. In his poems, “Song of Myself” and “Crossing the Brooklyn Ferry”, he talks to the future generations about society's problems, as if Whitman wanted the audience in today’s generation to learn from his own generation. Also, in his poems, Whitman uses transcendental thoughts…

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    Winter Solititude Poem

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    called “Spring and All”. This poem is written by William Carlos Williams. The second poem is one speaking of the transition from autumn to winter, written by Archibald Lampman titled “Winter-Solitude”. First lets compare the form of both poems, starting with “Spring and All”. This poem consists of 27 lines organized into seven stanzas. The first stanza is a sestet, the second and fourth are couplets, the third is a quintet and the last three stanzas are quatrains. “Spring and All” has no rhyming…

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