Howl Notes revised

Howl Notes revised - Howl Notes Pg 13 burning cigarette holes in arms = protest tobacco companies Kerouac had communist tendencies = Supercommunist

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Howl Notes Pg. 13 “burning cigarette holes in arms” = protest tobacco companies Kerouac had communist tendencies = “Supercommunist pamphlets” Bill Cannastra = against communists; died after fell off a subway Pederasty = man having sexual relationship w/ younger adolescent male Homosexuality = “fucked in the ass” ; “balled in the morning in the evenings in rose gardens and the grass of public parks and cemeteries scattering their semen freely to whomever come” having sex anywhere w/ many people Ginsberg meets Carl Solomon at Bellevue (mental hospital?) Turkish bath = sauna - in NYC people go there to have sex - sword = phallic symbol heterosexual dollar = stereotypical gender roles; men are breadwinners “winks out of the womb” = child allusion to Greek myth about sewing together your fates = “intellectual golden threads of the craftsman’s loom” vaginas = “sweetened the snatches of a million girls” talks about sexuality w/o limits ex: having sex frequently and with both sexes Neil Cassidy = influence on Ginsberg; met Ginsberg at Columbia University; “Adonis” =
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course COMM 063 taught by Professor Madeleinegrumet during the Spring '11 term at UNC.

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Howl Notes revised - Howl Notes Pg 13 burning cigarette holes in arms = protest tobacco companies Kerouac had communist tendencies = Supercommunist

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