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If the first stanza of "Large Bad Picture" belongs primarily to the child, by the second stanza the child's admiration for the "big picture" begins to mingle with an adult's analysis of it. (Its cliffs, seen with a child's enlarging eye ...
But if Nova Scotia does not show up at all, and Massachusetts appears only once, that does not mean childhood has been neglected. The child and the child's point of view (and the child's extreme sensitivity to wonder and to pain) are ...
(I'm suggesting, of course, that he bears in many ways a speaking likeness to that secret child I mentioned earlier. He is both timid and brave. He is filled with illusions that are more satisfying than reality.
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American writers: a collection of literary biographiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This supplement, the latest addition to the well-known "American Writers'' series, includes 29 authors. All except Frederick Douglass, the 19th-century orator and writer, are 20th-century poets ... Read full review