HS English 3 lesson-Joyce Kilmer

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HS English 3 lesson-Joyce Kilmer

  1. 1. American journalist, poet,literarycritic, lecturer, editor and(not known to everyone) …
  2. 2. A former military man.
  3. 3. Alfred Joyce Kilmer(December 6, 1886 – July 30,1918)
  4. 4. Alfred Joyce Kilmer  American journalist  poet  literary critic  lecturer  A sergeant in the 165th U.S. Infantry Regiment during W.W.1  Born :December 6, 1886 in New Brunswick, New Jersey Died: July 30, 1918
  5. 5. Family Parents Father: Dr. Frederick Barnett Kilmer Mother: Annie Ellen Kilburn- Kilmer Wife : Aline Murray Children: Kenton Sinclair Kilmer Michael Barry Kilmer Clanton Kilmer Rose Kilburn Kilmer Christopher Kilmer
  6. 6.  Rutgers College Grammar School - 1895 Rutgers College-After his graduation but transferred to… Columbia College of Columbia University- He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree.
  7. 7. Academic ( Rutgers College) Associate editor of The Targum, the campus newspaper ( Rutgers College) a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity (Columbia College of Columbia University) Kilmer was vice-president of the Philolexian Society Associate editor of Columbia Spectator A member of the Debating Union
  8. 8. Work experiences Taught Latin at Morristown High School in Morristown, New Jersey-1908 submitted essays to Red Cross Notes (including his first published piece, an essay on the Psychology of Advertising wrote book reviews for The Literary Digest, Town & Country, The Nation, and The New York Times. employed by Funk and Wagnalls ( which was preparing an edition of The Standard Dictionary)
  9. 9.  Enlisted in the Seventh Regiment of the New York National Guard. assigned as a statistician with the U.S. 69th Infantry Regiment.

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