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