Revolt Quotes

When the British came to Ibo land, for instance, at the beginning of the 20th century, and defeated the men in pitched battles in different places, and set up their administrations, the men surrendered. And it was the women who led the first revolt.
Administration
Battles
Beginning
British
Came
Century
Defeated
Different
Different places
First
Instance
Land
Led
Men
Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
Clearly
Does
Give
Inexorable
Invincible
Oppression
Rise
Submission
In the long revolt against inherited forms that has by now become the narrative of 20th-century poetry in English, no poet was more flamboyant or more recognizable in his iconoclasm than Cummings.
Against
Become
English
Flamboyant
Forms
His
Inherited
Long
More
Narrative
Now
Poet
Poetry
Recognizable
In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word experience have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.
Against
Ambiguity
Avoided
Been
Experience
Idealism
More
More and more
Perceived
Realists
Result
Word
Art is a revolt against fate. All art is a revolt against man's fate.
Against
Art
Fate
Man
Jazz, to me, is one of the inherent expressions of Negro life in America: the eternal tom-tom beating in the Negro soul - the tom-tom of revolt against weariness in a white world, a world of subway trains, and work, work, work; the tom-tom of joy and laughter, and pain swallowed in a smile.
Against
America
Beating
Eternal
Expressions
Inherent
Jazz
Joy
Laughter
Life
Me
Pain
Smile
Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.
Against
Always
Apparently
Artifice
Even
Fantastic
Most
Poetry
Sense
I draw from the Absurd three consequences: my revolt, my liberty, my passion.
Absurd
Consequences
Draw
Liberty
Passion
Three

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