Ararat by Louise Glück


Louise Glück

72 pages first pub 1992 (editions)

nonfiction poetry informative slow-paced


A ruthlessly probing family portrait in verse, Gluck's sixth poetry collection confronts, with devastating irony, her father's hollow life and her mother's inability to express emotion. This might seem like a daughter's belated rebellion, except t...

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emotional 90%
reflective 70%
sad 50%
challenging 20%
dark 20%
adventurous 10%
informative 10%
inspiring 10%
mysterious 10%
tense 10%


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fast 44%
slow 11%

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