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Unformatted text preview: Generation in relation to Buddhism interesting. Then I went ahead to search through surveyor “Beat Generation AND Buddhism.” I found an exceptional book by the name of Big Sky Mind: Buddhism and the Beat Generation by Carole Tonkinson, but it was located at Georgetown University. I knew that this book was crucial to my research, so I went there to do some reading. The author explains how beatniks beliefs corresponded with the ideology of Buddhism specifically compassion and a balanced state of mind. The research I did took a lot of time, but I enjoyed how I was able to connect it back to “Howl.” The first source was basic, but it allowed me find the more complex source to build on my knowledge of the Beat Generation. Overall, research is a tedious activity, but with patience and persistence one can learn valuable information about any subject....
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This document was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course UW 34 at GWU.
- Fall '10