An American Poet
The introduction to Stephen Vincent Benét from the Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism states: “He conveyed his faith in the enduring existence of America’s fundamental ideals: the virtues of the democratic system of government, the possibility of a common spirit unifying a diverse populus , and, most importantly, the value of the individual” (TCLC 68). Stephen Vincent Benét was an American poet whose works were a combination of romanticism (idealized, optimistic view of
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s poetry. Benét’s narrative technique is an excellent expression of his liberal imagination.
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