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Jack Kerouac Presentation
Transcript of Jack Kerouac Presentation
March 12,1922 Died on
1969 He's famous for
a number of books
and being one of the
co-founders of The
Beat Generation. http://media.photobucket.com/image/cartoon%20grave/patheticcockroach/gravedigger.jpg?o=1 Jack was mostly raised
by his mother and brought up catholic. When jack was four his brother Gerard died. Which inspired his novel "Visions of Gerard". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:VisionsOfGerard.jpg Jack was very complex and seems to have accomplished many things during his short life http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cantstopthebleeding.com/img/kerouacfootballia0.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.cantstopthebleeding.com/finally-it-can-be-revealed-the-king-of-the-beats-was-a-giant-nerd&usg=__0Em2MWPW15VD8HIP2Dka94Hd6q0=&h=219&w=186&sz=13&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=gS-hREvVTO4mUM:&tbnh=121&tbnw=103&ei=pending&prev=/images%3Fq%3Djack%2Bkerouac%2Bfootball%2Bplayer%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26biw%3D1341%26bih%3D518%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=138&vpy=78&dur=152&hovh=175&hovw=148&tx=101&ty=70&oei=iF5UTYfiIYWclgfp6rCZCQ&esq=4&page=1&ndsp=25&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0 Jack played for high school
and Columbia University He also joined the
United States Merchant
Marine in 1942... http://www.image-reflections.com/xcart/product.php?productid=113&cat=24&page=1 And then joined the
United states Navy in 1943 http://media.photobucket.com/image/united%20states%20navy/rachconl/Navy2L.gif?o=6 Kerouac only served 8 days of active duty before being discharged on psychiatric grounds. Kerouac said to the medical
examiner "I just cant help it; I like to be myself" The medical examiner simply said that
Kerouac had a schzoid personality:
meaning lack of social interest A year later Kerouac was arrested for being witness murder to a material Kerouac agreed to marry
a woman named Edie parker is
she paid the bail. After a year, their marriage
was annulled 10 facts
Beat Generation http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://library.williams.edu/assets/images/beat-generation.jpg&imgrefurl=http://library.williams.edu/exhibits/97/&usg=__HdHUp70eD4CjCqbmSLiHGKEHat0=&h=286&w=500&sz=146&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=-oY9NCOOwg8nMM:&tbnh=82&tbnw=143&ei=6aJUTdqPL4GdlgfeibXdBg&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dthe%2Bbeat%2Bgeneration%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26biw%3D1341%26bih%3D518%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=416&oei=6aJUTdqPL4GdlgfeibXdBg&page=1&ndsp=28&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:0&tx=92&ty=53 1. Inspired by Jazz http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://blackberrycool.com/wp-content/uploads//musical-note.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.blackberrycool.com/2007/06/06/tiny-audio-format-allows-25g-ota-music/&usg=__KYDUPcGwJO0df6RayxYRwAtdKWI=&h=223&w=200&sz=10&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=o9mHDhW9xCv0QM:&tbnh=123&tbnw=128&ei=oqZUTYXkIIKBlAf_75znBg&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dtiny%2Bmusic%2Bnote%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26biw%3D1341%26bih%3D518%26tbs%3Disch:10%2C142&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=285&vpy=203&dur=29&hovh=178&hovw=160&tx=107&ty=84&oei=oqZUTYXkIIKBlAf_75znBg&page=1&ndsp=24&ved=1t:429,r:17,s:0&biw=1341&bih=518 2.Spontaneous Prose 3. Dashes to create
improvasational jazz 4.Gary Snyder 5. It wasnt a label, simply
a group of writers with different ideas. 6.Buddhism 7.Writing about actual events 8.All members rejected
materialism 9.Emily Dickinson,
Henry David Thoreau,
and many more were
influences on the beat group 10. Jack kerouac
is often seen as the
"King of the beats" JACK KEROUAC'S INFLUENCE: gAY LIBERATION wOMEN lIBERATION Black liberation served as a
dosage of reality Influenced the evolution
of art and music Religous tolerance His most famous
writings are, "On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Mexico City Blues, The Subterraneans, Desolation Angels, Visions of Cody and Big Sur"