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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is part of the Beat generation, a movement of poets and artists who critiqued and rebelled against the conservatism of postwar American society. His poem "I Am Waiting," first...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2019, 5:46 pm (UTC)

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lawrence Ferlinghetti was a member of the beat generation in the late 1950’s and 1960’s. In his poem “Constantly Risking Absurdity” he searches for truth and high-mindedness. Ferlinghetti’s...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2013, 4:29 pm (UTC)

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

A Marxist analysis of this poem would focus on the obvious class difference between the two sets of people described. The two trash collectors are aging, ugly figures who probably smell of garbage,...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2019, 4:26 pm (UTC)

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Marxist approaches to literature usually look for one or two main topics: class and ideology. I recommend that you review marxist definitions of these two terms (see the enotes links below for...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2011, 11:21 pm (UTC)

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