Tag Archives: Marianne Moore

Beautiful Zoo: Final Project

WELCOME TO A BEAUTIFUL ZOO! Home to the cryptic and fascinating animals, objects, and any other breathing or non-breathing things residing in Marianne Moore’s poems. This website features three poems by Marianne Moore (e.g. The Plumet Basilisk, Elephants, and The … Continue reading

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The Roar Begins: Significant Events of the Early 20s

US Women’s Suffrage Social Change The 19th Amendment of the US Constitution was ratified on August 26 in 1920, stating, “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States … Continue reading

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All the Small Things: A Close Read of Marianne Moore’s “Poetry”

You are struck by an ever present feeling of quirkiness when you begin to read Marianne Moore’s poems, but soon you’re assaulted by a sense of gravity, wisdom, heartbreak, a little tongue-in-cheek, the boring—wait, was that a quote from a … Continue reading

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