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Thomas Stearns Eliot,  Received the best education of any major American Writer of his generation at Harvard College, The Sorbonne and Oxford University, He Studied Sanskrit and Oriental philosophy which influenced his poetry.Like his friend the poet Ezra Pound he went to England early and became a towering figure in the literary world there. One …

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Election Day Democracy In Action

Bright balloons bob above a sea of rainbow-colored signs as loudspeakers blare music and announcements and people in hats and shirts emblazoned with slogans hand out fliers stickers and buttons. Election day in the United States often arrives dressed as a carnival,ready to attract attention and excite voter interest. The day begins early on the …

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Early American Writers: John Smith, John Winthrop & Roger Williams

The foundation of American literature begins with the orally transmitted myths, legends,tales,and lyrics (always songs) of Indian cultures. Native American oral tradition is quite diverse.Indian stories glow with reverence for nature as a spiritual, as a well as physical, mother. Nature is alive and endowed with spiritual forces;main characters may be animals or plants, often …

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