Why didn't Lucille Clifton use punctuation?
Lucille Clifton Punctuation:
Lucille Clifton was an American poet living from 1936-2010. She was the first author to reach the finalist stage of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry two times. Punctuation in poetry does not necessarily follow the rules of grammatical punctuation.
Answer and Explanation:
Lucille Clifton often, but not always, omitted traditional punctuation and capitalization in her poetry. Clifton used the lack of punctuation in her...
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Learn about Lucille Clifton, one of the United State's important African-American poets. Learn about Lucille Clifton's poems and discover Lucille Clifton's books.