On a word-for-word basis, it may be the most popular piece of literature ever written by an American. Most widely celebrated artistic projects are known for being essentially what they purport to be. A cultural offering may be simple or complex, cooked or raw, but its audience nearly always knows what kind of dish is being served.
William Shakespeare an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon".
His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems.
His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon.
At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Between andhe began a successful career He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech.
His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes.
A popular and often-quoted poet, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. His mother was of Scottish descent, and his father descended from Nicholas Frost of Tiverton, Devon, England, who had sailed March 26, — January 29, Maya Angelou born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, was an American author and poet who has been called "America's most visible black female autobiographer" by scholar Joanne M.
She is best known for her series of six autobiographical volumes, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. It brought her international recognition, and was nominated for a National Book Award. Angelou was a member of He chose his pen name after Czech poet Jan Neruda.
Neruda wrote in a variety of styles such as erotically charged love poems as in his collection Twenty Poems of Love and a Song of Despair, surrealist poems, historical epics, and overtly political manifestos.
In Neruda won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life. After she studied at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she spent a short time at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary before returning to her family's house in Amherst.
Thought of as an eccentric by the locals, she became known for her penchant for white clothing and her reluctance to greet guests or, later in life, even leave her room. Most of her friendships were therefore carried out by correspondence.
Although Dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly eighteen hundred He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry.
Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "Harlem was in vogue.
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Two roads diverged in a wood, and I I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. These deceptively simple lines from the title poem of this collection suggest Robert Frost at his most representative: the language is simple.
Jun 29, · Poet Robert Frost, with works such as "The Road Not Taken," is a quintessential American poet.
When following his path through New England, Tyler Malone sees the richness beneath those well-worn. This review is being posted on the site for "The Road Not Taken and Other Poems [Illustrated]", which was published in by Seedbox Classics.
It has a photo on the cover of a snowy track through a birch forest.
Robert Frost’s poem “The Road Not Taken” is often interpreted as an anthem of individualism and nonconformity, seemingly encouraging readers to take the road less traveled.
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Thousands of poems, quotes and poets. Search for poems and poets using the Poetry Search Engine. Quotes from all famous poets. Sep 11, · From The Road Not Taken: Finding America in the Poem Everyone Loves and Almost Everyone Gets Wrong, a new book by David Orr..
A young man hiking through a forest is abruptly confronted with a fork in the path. He pauses, his hands in his .