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The Poetry of Wheatley

It may seem rather an extreme constraint to demand a sole purpose for writing from any poet, but the work of Phillis Wheatley is more conducive to such a notion than most. The title of her book...

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The Poetry of Wheatley

In her elegy to the Reverend George Whitefield, African-American poet Phillis Wheatley expresses her admiration for the Anglican minister and laments his passing. Lines five and six communicate,...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2016, 10:19 pm (UTC)

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