In addition to being Illinois’ poet laureate, __________ was also the poetry consultant to the Library of Congress. On the other end of the spectrum is __________, an introvert who led a secluded life. Brooks, Dickinson Dickinson, Brooks Dickinson, Dickinson Brooks, Brooks

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Succeeding Carl Sandburg, Brooks was appointed poet laureate of Illinois in 1968 and served until her death in 2000. President John Kennedy invited her to read at a Library of Congress poetry festival in 1962. In 1985 she was appointed poetry consultant to the Library of Congress. Later, Brooks was selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities as the 1994 Jefferson Lecturer, the highest award in the humanities given by the federal government.  According to the stated information, the right answer is:  A. Brooks, Dickinson

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