"Doc Hill" by Edgar Lee Masters - Poem Tree

While serving as the primary cemetery for Lewistown, it is also the most famous “fictional” cemetery in the world since it is the setting for Edgar Lee Master’s Spoon River Anthology. These poetic monologues in the form of epitaphs brought fame to Masters, and have continued in popularity for over ninety years. Drawing upon his early knowledge of town life, Masters created a world in microcosm, a portrait of the internal structure of community life which speaks to individuals everywhere.

The Hill - Edgar Lee Masters - Poem - Animation - …

The Hill by Edgar Lee Masters | Poetry Foundation

Edgar Lee Masters (August 23, 1868 ..

They selected residents from our surrounding area to reread the epitaths in a sign of homage to Edgar Lee Masters, bringing back the atmosphere and the daily sentiments of the inhabitants of smalltown America today.

100th Year Anniversary of Edgar Lee Masters Spoon …

A new panel installed in 2015 for the 100th Anniversary Celebration accompanied by copies of the Oak Hill Cemetery Brochure and A Poet from Spoon River: Edgar Lee Masters; speaks about Masters time in Lewistown, The Anthology, and Lewistown residents distaste for the book.

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in addition to the town's cemetery at Oak Hill, ..

Discover Edgar Lee Masters “Spoon River Anthology” Characters “Sleeping on
the Hill

At Oak Hill Cemetery, visitors can take a self-guided walking tour to the graves of 40 characters made famous by Masters’ poems. We recommend that you begin your tour at the Edgar Lee Masters memorial and Looking for Lincoln Exhibit located at the south entry of the cemetery where you will find walking tour brochures to begin your journy. Brochures are also available at the Lewistown and Fulton County Visitors Center.

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Edgar Lee Masters was born on August 23, 1868, in Garnett Kansas

were taken to the grave.

- Masters’ intent with the Anthology is, among other things, to show the permanent loss that comes with death.
Spoon River Anthology Epitaphs
IMAGERY
- The imagery in this poem was undoubtedly straight-forward.

- The reoccurring phase that is the most important form of imagery is ‘Sleeping on the hill’.

- By the poet repeating it throughout the stanzas, it intensifies the emotional impact of the phrase.

- While reading the poem, we should begin to picture the hill as a cemetery, and those who are sleeping as the deceased.

“We were very excited to live again the words of Edgar Lee Masters, ..

Hill Prairie Winery (Oakford) Edgar Lee Masters Home and Museum

Includes: Edgar Lee Masters, Ezra Pound, William Rose Benet, Archibald MacLeish, Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost, Robert Francis, Robert Fitzgerald, Richard Wilbur, Robert Hayden, Laura Gilpin, W D Snodgrass, Alberto Rios, George Starbuck, Karen Snow and many more Wood engravings by Barry Moser.

Includes: Edgar Lee Masters, Ezra Pound, William Rose Benet, Archibald MacLeish, ..

40W326 Edgar Lee Masters, ST. CHARLES, Illinois, 60175 …

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Bowdoin, John R. Seaside
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Brickhouse, Wm. E., Belle Haven
Coard William H Leemon
Drummond Fletcher. Leemont
Ewell A D F Leemont
Fields John W., Chincoteague Island
Finney Edward B/. Wachapreague
Finney Oswald B., Onancock
Fletcher Frank, Marsh Market
Harmanson John L., Pungoteague
Harmanson Chas L., Onancock
Horsey Wm S.., Oak Hall
Hyslop John B., Belle Haven
Kellam, B. C., Accomack C. H.
Kellam, E E., Horntown
Kellam, John W., Locustville
Kellam Fred C A Sr, Pungoteague
Kellam Fred C A, Jr. Pungoteague
Le Cato George I , Locust Mount
Leatherbury E R. Onancock
Lofland las H A. Nandua
Mapp, John E., Grangeville
Poulson J. W., Onancock
Robertson Edgar W, Onancock
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Smith Nath S, Chincoteague Island
Taylor Thos T Atlantic
Watson Arthur, Onancock
West Francis, Modest Town
White R S. Chincoteague Island
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