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Anne Sexton Overview

Anne Sexton was a confessional poet who consistently drew from her personal experiences when creating new and inventive poems. Sexton went through many difficult situations growing up; her father sexually abused her, her mother was a drunk, and her aunt … Continue reading

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David and Goliath in American Literature

There are many examples of the story of David & Goliath in American Literature. The most significant use of this story, which exemplifies the motifs of tests and cunning behavior is in the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Huck … Continue reading

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