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  • Rich To A Poetry
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    Deborah Pope There is no writer of comparable influence and achievement in so many areas of the contemporary women's movement as the poet and theorist Adrienne Rich. Over the years, hers has become one of the most eloquent, provocative voices on the politics of sexuality, race, language, power, and women's culture. There is scarcely an anthology of feminist writings that does not contain her work or specifically engage her ideas, a women's studies course that does not read her essays, or a poetr...
  • Aunt Jennifer
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    Imaginative Transformation Adrienne Rich writes, For a poem to coalesce, for a character or an action to take shape, there has to be an imaginative transformation of reality which is no way passive (610). Imaginative transformation means to be able to look at something from different perspectives, what might seem black to one might be white to the another. Imaginative transformation allows one to express themselves freely through their imagination and question the way things are. It allows one t...
  • Great Poem By Adrienne Rich
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    April 29, 1998 Adrienne Rich Comparing and Contrasting Poems. "From where does your strength come, you southern jew / split at the root, raised in a castle of air". This is a quote from Adrienne Rich's 1982 essay, "Sources". Adrienne Rich is a southern jew who grew up in the forties. As she grew up, her father hid the fact that they were Jewish. Her father acted like he was fully assimilated and didn't show ethnicity in any way. He did this to fit into society that was against Jewish people. Thi...
  • Rich Woman Elmira
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    EDGAR ALLEN POE BIOGRAPHY Edgar Allen Poe was born in 1809 in Boston. His stories were about love and sadness. He died when he was 40 years old in 1849. People said that they found him unconscious and believed him drunk. He was an excellent writer that kept people fascinated with stories. He died as he lived all his life was miserable and with out hope. It believed that he uses a drug named opium that helped him use his imagination and he uses alcohol. Those were his inspirations and his story's...
  • Bishop's Sea
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    Roger Gilbert Two of their most familiar and oft-anthologized poems-Bishop's "At the Fishhouses" and Rich's "Diving Into the Wreck"-reveal some surprising affinities of trope and language while casting into relief the fundamental differences between the poets, which revolve around questions of knowledge, history, and, in a key metaphor for both poems, immersion. Most prominently, both poems allegorize the sea as a medium of pure knowing wholly distinct from the compromised, constructed world abo...
  • Rich Man By Franklin P Adams
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    The Rich Man Franklin P. Adams is one of the less known American modern poets. His poems, like the poems of many other 20th century American poets, comment the society after the industrial revolution. Adams poem, The Rich Man, concentrates on the class division between the rich and the poor. Furthermore it satirizes the old view of an impecunious life being the good and the virtuous one. The two first stanzas of the poem are description about the rich man. The fact that he is called the rich man...
  • Rich's Poem
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    Adrienne Rich's poetry is considered some of the most meaningful works in modern literature. All of her works are influenced by her political beliefs, social beliefs, and past experiences. Throughout her literary career, she has embraced feminism as one of the cornerstones of her work. Many of her works that take the feminist standpoint include "Living in Sin,"Aunt Jennifer's Tigers", and "A Woman Mourned by Daughters". From Feminism, to rape, to political statements, Rich covers a wide range of...
  • Ocean Water
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    In this poem the author, Adrienne Rich, speaks in first person about diving into the ocean to explore shipwreck remains. In the beginning she arms herself with her diving gear while alone on the deck of a sun-flooded schooner. She proceeds to crawl down the side of the schooner on a ladder, rung after rung, into the ocean water. Then once she is immersed in the water she goes down to explore the wreck following the beam of her lamp. Seeing evidence of damage caused by the ocean, conditions such ...
  • Feminism In Diving Into The Wreck
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    Diving Into The Wreck: Feminism (Play "I'm Not a Service Station" by Margie Adams) An era of social and political upheaval, of transition and change, of protesting on the streets and through the arts; the 1970's represented a time when controversial and alternative opinions were not only expressed, but acted upon. Among many of the global movements which developed and gained momentum during this timeframe was the prominent faction which undisputed ly holds the most relevance and magnitude for th...
  • Poem Rich
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    Adrienne Rich's Revision Revision Adrienne Rich's Revision Essay, Research Paper Revision In Adrienne Rich's essay "When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-vision', the author writes about her personal experience as a woman writer in a male dominated society. Her essay consists of poems, which she had written throughout different times in her life, to demonstrate the transformation in her writing. As a woman writer in a male dominated society, Rich begins writing in the traditional style, "the man's ...

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