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Transcript of Ogden Nash
He moved a lot because of his fathers business obligations.
He graduated from St George's School and then attended Harvard University but dropped out after one year and became a bonds salesman and eventually working for
In 1931 he married Francis Leonard and they eventually had two kids. That same year he published his first set of poems,
, which earned him recognition.
Ogden Nash was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Institute of Arts and Letters for his contribution. These two academies serve the nation to recognize scolarship, civil dialogue and useful knowledge.
by Tatyanna Marshall
Throughout his life Nash loved to rhyme. He had a fondness for crafting his own words whenever rhyming words did not exist. For example, in his poem,
, "if called by a panther, don't anther".
He was known for his rhymes, puns and humor. His style was very irregular, sometimes his poems only had a few words and other times they were lengthy. He often wrote in free verse or exaggerated verse which has lines with different lengths.
He published children's books, musicals and even TV shows. He published more than 500 pieces of verse, three screen plays and one T.V show. When not writing poems he appeared on numerous radio, game and comedy shows.
Nash was praised as one of America's greatest writers of clever humor but others criticized him for his style of manipulating the spelling of words and his rhymes.
working on some
of his poems.
Pretty Halcyon Days