Allen Ginsberg Influence

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"One of the most prescient early reviews of Howl and Other Poems was written by the San Francisco Poet, Kenneth Rexroth in 1975. Rexroth Predicted that, "if he keeps going," Allen Ginsberg would become "the first genuinely popular, genuine poet in over a generation."(33)." (qtd in 35). Allen Ginsberg was a person that wanted to change the world by being a poet and one of the leaders of the beat generation in the 1950s. We learn more about Allen Ginsberg because of Elliot Katz who wrote a book about him named, " The Poetry and Politics of Allen Ginsberg". Allen Ginsberg was a big influence in the past because he was an independent person, also made an impact, and want people to see the truth.

For one thing, Allen had to be independent
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But Ginsberg made a more impacted some songwriter or singer. Because of the singer-songwriter, the whole world will have an impact on Ginsberg poems or ideas.
Thirdly, Ginsberg had some major impact on society. The first one was when he influenced more writers
"Allen Ginsberg developed one of our time's most important poetic voices through inventive mix of poetic and thematic explorations, and a rather large supply of literary magic. The eight tools and techniques enumerated above meant to be flexible and intended mainly to provide some new ways to talk about Allen Ginsberg's ( and other writers') political poems gain their literary vitality."(Katz 34)
Because of his open mind that would be interpreted into his poems, it helped more write to come out with what they believe or wanted to express. The second impacted that he made was to an FBI agent
"Ginsberg incited these students to help the left "get itself together"(203), and remarked that he saw "the roles poetry in terms of a public thing."(209) Typically, when Ginsberg visited a city to perform, "he reads its newspapers and asked countless questions about its people and politics" ( Schumacher, 428), in order to contribute, while he was in town, to local need. Perhaps this what J. Edgar Hoover had foreseen when he declared the beat generation in 1960 among the three most threatening groups in the United States (Schumacher, 321)."( Katz
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