Definition of John Ciardi

1. Noun. United States poet and critic (1916-1986).

Exact synonyms: Ciardi, John Anthony Ciardi
Generic synonyms: Literary Critic, Poet



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Lexicographical Neighbors of John Ciardi

John Broadus Watson
John Brown
John Bull
John Bunyan
John Burdon Sanderson Haldane
John Burgoyne
John C. Fremont
John Cabot
John Cage
John Calvin
John Chapman
John Charles Fremont
John Cheever
John Chrysostom
John Churchill
John Ciardi (current term)
John Constable
John Copley
John D. Rockefeller
John Dalton
John Davis
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John Davys
John Deere
John Dewey
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John Does
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Literary usage of John Ciardi

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1. American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II by Henry Harley Arnold, John W. Huston (2001)
"The American poet John Ciardi, a B-29 gunner who flew from Saipan, as well as some ... See John Ciardi, Saipan: The War Diary of John Ciardi (Fayetteville, ..."

2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"1983 I once had a dentist who never failed to say “open widely” —John Ciardi, in Harper 1985 Lamberts 1972 lists the disputed adverbs muchly, ..."

3. Teaching Children to Be Literate: A Reflective Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1995)
"... 1974) A Light in The Attic, Shel Silverstein (HarperCollins, 1974) You Read to Me, I'll Read to You, John Ciardi. ..."

4. Supporting Struggling Readers and Writers: Strategies for Classroom by Dorothy S. Strickland, Kathy Ganske, Joanne K. Monroe (2002)
"Gasparro and Falletta recommend poems such as "Woodpecker in Disguise" by Grace Taber Hillock or "Read This with Gestures" by John Ciardi as good selections ..."

5. Family Words: The Dictionary for People Who Don't Know a Frone from a Brinkle by Paul Dickson (1998)
"In his last book, Good Words to You, John Ciardi discusses the word as "fad slang" and suggests its roots are in the Yiddish ..."

6. Mike Leibig Traveling in Disguise by Michael T. Leibig (2003)
"The scorekeeping Dad taught revealed "how baseball means" in exactly the way I later learned about poetry. John Ciardi writes in How Does a Poem Mean ? ..."

7. New Classic Poems: Contemporary Verse that Rhymes : an Anthology / Compiled by McAlister, Neil Harding, 1952-, Day, Jonathan (2005)
"Poet, teacher, editor and noted critic John Ciardi once warned that "there will never be a complete system for ... 'judging' poetry."2 Therefore three equal ..."

8. Hacking College by Dean Kohrs (2006)
"--John Ciardi In the last chapter, we looked at issues that you could face while getting into college. In this chapter, I want to concentrate on the issues ..."

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