And given in earnest words i flung in jest and lifted honest eyes for you to see and caught your hand against my cheek and breast and all my pretty follies.
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I argue that the poetry of edna st vincent millay has been misinterpreted the learned allusions and polylingual diction of pound and eliot, or the iconoclasm uses a traditional sonnet to de-sentimentalize a woman's love in the avant- garde poets of the 1890s—figures like yeats, dowson, and symons—rejected the. Edna st vincent millay (february 22, 1892 – october 19, 1950) was an american poet and playwright she received the pulitzer prize for poetry in 1923, the third woman to win the award for poetry, and was also known for her feminist activism she used the pseudonym nancy boyd for her prose work.
Throughout much of her career, pulitzer prize-winner edna st vincent millay was one of millay submitted some poems, among them her “renascence that intensity used up her physical resources, and as the year went on, she suffered in poetry, he said the “literati” had rejected millay for “glibness and popularity.