Poetry Critique

Poetry Critique - John Matias D03156412 HUMN-427 Poetry...

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D03156412 HUMN-427 Poetry Critique The four poems that chose are from a Chilean poetry whose name is: Pablo Neruda Pablo Neruda, (July 12, 1904 – September 23, 1973) in the town of Parral in Chile. His father was a railway employee and his mother, who died shortly after his birth, a teacher. was the pen name and, later, legal name of the Chilean poet and politician Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto . He chose his pen name after Czech poet Jan Neruda . Neruda wrote in a variety of styles such as erotically charged love poems as in his collection Twenty Poems of Love and a Song of Despair , surrealist poems, historical epics, and overtly political manifestos. In 1971 Neruda won the Nobel Prize for Literature . Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez once called him "the greatest poet of the 20th century in any language." [1] Neruda always wrote in green ink as it was his personal color of hope. On July 15, 1945, at Pacaembu Stadium in São Paulo , Brazil , he read to 100,000 people in honor of Communist revolutionary leader Luís Carlos Prestes . [2] During his lifetime, Neruda occupied many diplomatic positions and served a stint as a senator for the Chilean Communist Party . When Conservative Chilean President González Videla outlawed communism in Chile in 1948, a warrant was issued for Neruda's arrest. Friends hid him for months in a house basement in the Chilean port of
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course HUMN 427 taught by Professor Cook during the Spring '11 term at DeVry NJ.

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