Daily Archives: May 27, 2017

Troy and Jackie Robinson- Similar Talents at Different Times

//players.brightcove.net/2157889318001/default_default/index.html?videoId=4879931290001 Troy and Jackie Robinson- Similar Talents at Different Times Many times during the play Troy mentions that he is more talented than Jackie Robinson, but he was born at the wrong time. Troy insists that if he was born … Continue reading

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Effects of WWII in Wallace Steven’s Poetry

While not actually fighting in World War II, 60-year-old Wallace Stevens was able to convey the emotions of the civilians in the United States and other countries. Stevens’ poems about the war show the paranoia and universal feeling of pain … Continue reading

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A Short Trip Across the Pond for Robert Frost

From 1912-1915, Robert Frost picked up his family and life in New England and moved to England in order to learn about and perfect his poetry. It was a sort of mental escape for him where he could get a … Continue reading

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Ezra Pound’s Stay at a Psych Ward

Pound was first captured by American forces in Italy in 1945 for anti-American and pro-fascist speeches over Rome Radio. He was held there for six months, before being sent back to the United States to be put on trial. Pound … Continue reading

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