Stephen Vincent Benét

Stephen Vincent Benet was a short story writer and poet. He is best known for his long narrative poem John Brown’s Body. It was published in 1928 and received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. One of his best-known short stories is “The Devil and Daniel Webster.” 

A Minor Poet

‘A Minor Poet’ by Stephen Vincent Benét describes the speaker’s beliefs about his own work and how it compares to the work of the world’s greatest writers. 

The Ballad of William Sycamore

‘The Ballad of William Sycamore’ by Stephen Vincent Benet is a nostalgic articulation of a dead person about his eventful mortal days.

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