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  1. OCLC Number: Notes: Recorded June 1, Description: 2 sides 33 1/3 rpm, stereo 12 in. Contents: Her kind --The ambition bird --Ringin the bells --Music swims back to me --The truth the dead know --With mercy for the greedy --The starry night --Letter written on a ferry while crossing Long Island Sound --Little girl, my string bean, my lovely woman --The little peasant --Self in.
  2. In the poem 'The Truth the Dead Know,' Anne Sexton writes about the grief of losing both her parents. The poem is known for its vivid imagery and for Teachers for Schools for Working Scholars.
  3. I've always loved Anne Sexton's poetry. Her Kind, The Truth the Dead Know, Rats Live On No Evil Star, and many more,inspired me years ago to pick up my pen again! This collection is a great selection of her work. Some shorter work of hers impressed me as much as her longer, letterlike poems! Glad I Reviews:
  4. The Truth The Dead Know by Anne Sexton. Gone, I say and walk from the church, refusing the stiff procession to the grave, letting the dead ride alone in the hearse. It is June. I am tired of being brave. We drive to the Cape. I cultivate myself where the sun gutters from the sky, where the sea swings in like an iron gate and we touch.
  5. English poetry. Poems in English. Home; Poets; Poems; Home ⇒ Anne Sexton ⇒ The Truth the Dead Know. The Truth the Dead Know. For my Mother, born March , died March And my Father, born February , died June Gone, I say and walk .
  6. Oct 15,  · Anne Gray Harvey took the married name Sexton in , thereby joining Swift, Wordsworth, and Frost as one of English literature’s most perfectly named poets. The word sexton, meaning a church officer who serves as bell ringer and gravedigger, is rich in both symbolism and literary history. The figure of the sexton appears in such mainstays of the canon as Hamlet (with its two .
  7. Get this from a library! Anne Sexton reads her poetry. [Anne Sexton] -- On this recording, made shortly before her death in , Anne Sexton reads twenty-four poems selected from different periods in her creative life, all in a dramatic, resonant voice that complements.
  8. Sexton's mother died in March of , and her father followed soon after in June. Sexton's dramatic poem, "The Truth the Dead Know," is a poetic examination of her emotions after her father's funeral.
  9. Anne Sexton () is often grouped with such poets as Sylvia Plath, John Berryman and Robert Lowell as a leading figure in the so-called ‘Confessional Movement’. Born Anne Gray Harvey in Newton, Massachusetts into an upper middle-class home, Sexton never.

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