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by Allen Ginsberg

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Provide quotes from Ginsberg's story "Howl" combining fiction and non-fiction, multiculturalism, and the experimentation of new forms

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Most of the poem reflects all of these things. First one should be aware that Ginsberg was Jewish; his friend and confidant Kerouac was Roman Catholic. One of their favorite places to go, before they started to travel around the world, was New York City - particularly Greenwich Village. In other works Ginsberg addresses the culture of San Francisco and Mexicali. Ginsberg also makes it clear that he is a homosexual and often finds himself in situations that he might not otherwise.

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