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Jack Kerouac Essay
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Patrick Field12/18/18Period 3The Influence of Jack K?rouacFew authors have such an impact on American culture as much the literary genius, Jack Kerouac. In his relatively short life of 47 years, Kerouac accumulated a global influence through his iconically beatnik followed creations. Jack Kerouac became a pioneer of American literature with the two of his most famous works being On The Road and The Dharma Bums; both are great examples of his method of spontaneous prose.Born Jean-Louis K?rouac, a French-Canadian child…...
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Beat Generation Essay
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"World War II marked a wide dividing line between the old and the new in American society and the nation's literature"(The World Book Encyclopedia 427) . When world War II ended there was a pent up desire that had been postponed due to the war. Post war America brought about a time when it seemed that every young man was doing the same thing, getting a job, settling down and starting a family. America was becoming a nation of consumers.…...
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Cultural Rebellion: Mid Twentieth-Century Voices
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How are the authors of "Ambush" and "Facing It" similar in their view of war? Both authors have painful and conflicted feelings. Which event is described in both "Ambush" and "Facing It"? the death of a soldier Read the excerpt from On the Road. I began to learn from him as much as he probably learned from me. As far as my work was concerned he said, "Go ahead, everything you do is great." He watched over my shoulder as…...
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