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Comprehensive information about Anne Sexton including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Anne Gray Harvey Sexton, American poet and playwright, was born in Newton, Massachusetts, the daughter of Ralph Harvey, a successful woolen manufacturer, and Mary Gray Staples. Sexton is known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967 for her book Live or Die. This educational Anne Sexton resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left she bit the towel and called on God and I saw her life stretch out . . .... Quote Right
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Quote Left Why do you gather, my townsmen? There is no news here.... Quote Right
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Quote Left Why do you smile that liverish smile? Why do you double over in a spaz and a swoon,... Quote Right
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Quote Left His white head hung out like a carpet bag and his crotch turned blue as a blood blister,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Father, you died once, salted down at fifty-nine, packed down like a big snow angel, wasn't that enough? Quote Right
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