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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 Darling, life is not in my hands; life with its terrible changes... Quote Right
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Quote Left Never mind you and me. They could not listen.... Quote Right
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Quote Left Just once I knew what life was for. Quote Right
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Quote Left The town is silent. The night boils with eleven stars. Oh starry starry night! This is how I want to die. Quote Right
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Quote Left What's the point of fighting the dollars when all you need is a warm bed?... Quote Right
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