She is a poetic icon . She is also a symbol of depression and the battle one may face with this illness, she is also known for her suicide. Sylvia was born in Jamaica Plain, Massachusettes on October 27, 1932. She was once married to the poet, Ted Hughes, they had two children together. Sylvia Plath may not be in everyone 's list of the top five most influencial poets, but she certaintly
Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. He is one of the thousands of people to become famous for his stories in horror. Throughout his life, he dealt with grief and death more than anything because his life was terrible from childhood to adulthood for the last few years. From happiness to grief, Poe had mostly sadness and misery throughout his life. As a result, when Poe was one his mother died of tuberculosis on December 8, 1811, in the state of Richmond, Virginia.
Many volumes that he wrote were also based on his live and the events he went through. Such as the poem “Virginia” he wrote after his wife’s death. Byron is still considered one of the greatest British poets who remains widely read and influential to people today, along with Poe. In April of 1827, Poe left his father to seek fortune. He then set out with Calvin
The Search for Enlightenment When someone mentions Buddha, listeners usually picture a chubby man meditating under a fig tree. Siddhartha Gautama, which is Buddha’s real name, was the founder of Buddhism. Siddhartha’s father kept his son inside their palace for 29 years to hide the truth of sufferings in the world. Once Siddhartha escaped and witnessed the pain in this world, he started on a search for enlightenment. Eventually, he found it.
Chapter 1 This novel starts off with the narrator, a girl named Jean Louise “Scout” Finch describing to readers about something that happened in which her older brother, Jeremy Atticus “Jem” Finch, broke his arm and how it affected him afterwards. When she is finished explaining her brother’s broken arm experience, she continues on by going into her family history. Her father’s name is Atticus Finch and he is a successful lawyer in their town of Maycomb County. Atticus and his brother, Jack were the first two Finch members of the family to pursue a career outside of just typically taking over the family farm. Atticus and Jack’s sister though, Alexandra, stayed to take over the landing with her husband.
Her daughter, Paula Frìas Allende, died at the age of 29 in 1992. She went into a coma after complications of Porphyria had hospitalized her. Isabel is a famous author who writes novels, using fantasy and myth to override time and place. She was born on August 2, 1942, in Lima, Peru. Her father, Tomás(a Chilean government representative) and, her mother, Francisca Allende divorced when she was three.
Sadly, on October of 1967, Helen grew emotionally and physically hurt with cancer and the secret affair between Geisel and Audrey Stone Diamond that she sooner committed suicide. After the suicide of Helen, Geisel decided to marry Audrey. (Biography.com Editors) Several decades passed and on September 24, 1991, Theodor Seuss Geisel passed away in La Jolla, California. Although the famous poet and author passed away, in 1997, the Art of Dr. Seuss Project had started. Yet, his legend still led onwards.
American novelist, poet, and playwright Langston Hughes was born in Joplin Missouri in February 1902. Soon after he was born, his parents separated, and his father moved away to Mexico. He was raised by his maternal grandmother, until her death. After she died, he began to write poetry and Walt Whitman and Carl Sandburg were major early influences in his work. After he graduated from high school in 1920 Hughes spent the next year with his father in Mexico.
Later on in life, Poe had served in the military and at that point he started writing poems. After Poe was honorably discharged from the military, he married his 12 year old cousin who died shortly of tuberculosis. These events heavily contributed to his writing style by giving events to base stories as well as a viewpoint on the world. Overall, Edgar Allan Poe’s twisted and ominous writing style focuses on using physical imagery and connotative syntax to show imagery. Through Poe’s short stories and poems, Edgar Allan Poe visual and metaphorical imagery to illustrate the theme of revenge and death.
David Okita, the author of the poem “In Response to Executive Order 9066,” is a published playwright, poet and novelist. He describes himself as Japanese, American, gay, and Buddhist. Okita’s father was a World War II veteran and his mother was held in confinement for four years at a Japanese-American concentration camp. The World War II plays as a significant theme in the poem “In Response to Executive Order 9066”. At first glance, the poem appears to be about an American girl who has an unstable relationship with her friend Denise.