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Poetry set

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author of "Leaves of Grass"
Walt Whitman
number of times "Leaves of Grass" was published and by whom
9; Walt Whitman
known for use of cadence, free verse, and cataloging
Walt Whitman
cataloging
listing of different thoughts (things, people, or events)
cadence
natural rhythmic rise and fall of a language
wrote over 1700 poems
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson's main source of inspiration
inability to marry several men she loved
became a complete recluse, isolated from society
Emily Dickinson
did not push for publication of her works, but her family later did after her death
Emily Dickinson
public about publishing his poetry and wanted to share it with the world
Walt Whitman
editors modified her poems, but Johnson returned them to their original form
Emily Dickinson
didn't become famous until after her death
Emily Dickinson
poems were sewn into little booklets
Emily Dickinson
asked family to burn poetry after her death (not what happened)
Emily Dickinson
wore white to likely symbolize "the bride she would never become"
Emily Dickinson
very short, concise, and frequently used dashes
Emily Dickinson
the "New England Poet"
Robert Frost
after he came back from WWI, people wanted to publish his poems
Robert Frost
known for realism, iambic pentameter, narrative dialogue, dramatic monologue
Robert Frost
won Congressional medal and 4 Pulitzer Prizes
Robert Frost
recited his poem "The Gift Outright" at JFK's inauguration
Robert Frost
known for narrative voice, ironic view of human behavior
Edwin Arlington Robinson
bends strictly counted line to accomodate ease
Edwin Arlington Robinson
dedicated "The Town Down the River" to Roosevelt after the former president gave him a position at NY Custom House
Edwin Arlington Robinson
won 3 Pulitzer Prizes
Edwin Arlington Robinson
won Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948
T.S. Eliot
inspiration from Symbolists
T.S. Eliot
wrote complex poetry intended to recreate the senses
T.S. Eliot
author of "The Wasteland"
T.S. Eliot
wrote "Spoon River Anthology"
Edgar Lee Masters
"Spoon River Anthology" contained writings from what kinds of objects?
epitaphs
epitaphs in "Spoon River Anthology" showed what?
hidden underside of American life
poet that fought in the Spanish-American war
Carl Sandburg
known for colloquialism
Carl Sandburg
colloquialism
dialect that is specific to a certain region
arrested for espionage/treason
E.E. Cummings
disregards punctuation, capitalization of words, and spaces; frequently uses parentheses
E.E. Cummings
attempted suicide after her husband left her; later died by committing suicide
Sylvia Plath
father's death, suicidal attempt, and Crowe Randsom's classicism were inspirations for her poetry
Sylvia Plath
received fiction prize from Madamoiselle Magazine
Sylvia Plath
inspired by her travels and souvenirs
Elizabeth Bishop
author of "The Fish"
Elizabeth Bishop
worked part-time as a fashion model
Anne Sexton
influenced by W.D. Shodgrass
Anne Sexton
poems often included dramatic monologue telling of women in crisis movements
Anne Sexton
won Witter Bynnre Poetry Prize and collection Gold Medal from Harman Foundation
Countee Cullen
adopted
Countee Cullen
unable to make a living during the Great Depression
Countee Cullen
famous for his jazz rhythms, blues structures
Langston Hughes
free verse describing humanity
Langston Hughes