Brook had a passion for writing She admitted that she was not going to be a

Brook had a passion for writing she admitted that she

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language. Brook had a passion for writing. She admitted that she was not going to be a scholar, but she was determined to take her book to some higher levels. Gwendolyn Brooks was mostly
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Surname 2 an activist, although his work was made up of contemporary issues that affected the society at their time. His work has never lost taste or relevance ( Gonzalez et al., 2019) . It has seen that his work has been translated into almost all major languages of the world. The real-world thought that the world as a whole needed to read from Gwendolyn Brooks’ sources. Brook had a significant influence in poetry that led to her award of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry during the year 1950. Her success in poetry attracted many honours and prizes for Brook. She was even appointed as the Poet Laureate in Illinois. She held that position until the year of her death in 2000 ( Nash, 2017) . Her contribution and role in poetry made Brook make history as the first African-American woman to be enrolled in the American Academy of Arts and letters. Her main aim was to spread understanding of the black culture using her poetry. Her writing was, therefore, much influenced by the life experiences of the African-American. Her poems had recurring themes such as those on racial injustices, oppression, and love. As it is outlined above, most of the work from Gwendolyn Brooks was based on love and racial injustices that affected the African-American community. The poems were also based on
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