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Hughes, Ted

Syllabification: Hughes, Ted
Pronunciation: /
 
hyo͞oz/

Definition of Hughes, Ted in English:

( 1930–98), English poet; full name Edward James Hughes. His vision of the natural world as a place of violence, terror, and beauty pervades his work. He served as Britain’s poet laureate 1984–98. Hughes was married to Sylvia Plath, a marriage he recounted in Birthday Letters (1998). Other notable works: The Hawk in the Rain (1957) and Crow (1970).

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