Poets Study Guide

Born in Waled
Dylan Thomas
Dropped out of school at 16 to become a reporter
Dylan Thomas
Known for highly charged emotion
Dylan Thomas
In 1950, came to the U.S for a reading tour
Dylan Thomas
Died on a reading tour in NYC
Dylan Thomas
Author of :don Not Go Gentle into That Good Night”
Dylan Thomas
Born in Cambridge, MA
E. E Cummings
Received Bachelors degree and Masters degree from Harvard
E. E Cummings
Volunteered in WW1
E. E Cummings
Met and influenced by Pablo Picasso
E. E Cummings
Experienced radically with form, punctuation,
E. E Cummings
At time of death, most widely known poet after Robert Frost
E. E Cummings
Author of “Buffalo Bill’s”
E. E Cummings
Born in Amberst, MA
Emily Dickinson
Suffered from Cigoraphobia and rarely left her house or received visitors
Emily Dickinson
Known for poetry that focuses on important moments
Emily Dickinson
Wrote more than 1700 poems all of which are published posthumously
Emily Dickinson
Author of “I Dwell in Possibility” and “Apparently with no Surprise”
Emily Dickinson
Bord in England 2
William Wordsworth
Studied at St. Johns College in Cambridge
William Wordsworth
Came in contact with the French Revolution which brought about his interest in life/troubles of the “common man”
William Wordsworth
Focused on lyric poetry and wanted to use “common speedy” in his poetry
William Wordsworth
Author of “My Heart Leaps Up”
William Wordsworth