The two books I read were The giver and Gathering Blue, these two books talk on how she wants society to become a better place in the future. Lowry 's life had inspired many young readers. Her parents who had died a few years back left her in between and her two sisters ditched her. She wanted to something interesting of her own imagination as her two sisters left her. ' 'I was a solitary child, born the middle of three, who lived in the world of books and my own imagination’.
Bird by Bird is a novel reflecting on Anne Lamott’s writing technique. She reflects on her writing to help other writers with their own processes. She uses her childhood as the pretext for what made her want to become a writer. Lamott talks about how her dad getting brain cancer, aloud her to write her first book to be published and how she felt after it was published and reviewed. She describes her thoughts on the writing process and her techniques she uses.
In the book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, there are many similarities between the narrator, Scout, and the author, Harper Lee. For instance, both grew up in the time of the great depression with little money to do extra things; therefore, they relied on their imaginations to entertain them for hours (Haggerty) . Comparatively, both were tomboys in their youths and grew up in small towns where girls were expected to wear dresses and act like a lady. Also, both Harper Lee and Scout both grew up with their fathers being lawyers for their town and would often hear of cases that they worked on (“Harper Lee”) . Similarly, when writing her book a “mad dog warning” was released, no doubt giving the idea for the episode of the mad dog Tim Robinson.
In conclusion, the story, “Birthday Box” By: Jane Yolen is a story about hardships, and revolves around the theme that life is tough. Katie did through many hard times, but finally in the end she understood the deeper meaning of her mama’s words. She now knew that her mother was telling her that she was the box. Beautiful and sturdy on the outside, and she needed to fill herself-the box- up with memories on the inside. That’s when Katie began to write and read once
“If something I wrote changes someone’s life or their way of thinking about a certain subject, then my work has succeeded.” Maria has learned a lot in writing and publishing journey and would love to give back to the indie author community by guiding and helping other independent authors. Rosario has written several short stories that have never published, but that might change. She’s considering putting all the short tales together in one book. Currently, she’s writing the sequel to her first children’s book. It’s called, Kayla and Isaiah: My Brother Isaiah.
The article provides the detail biography of Alice Munro and her career, which will provide the reader with the insight of what made her a writer, why is her writings considered among the best. It will also discuss further on the critical analysis of the story Free Radicals. The definition of Gothicism and its characteristics.Elements of Gothicism in the story that made it a gothic one. Gothicism in Alice Munro’sFree Radicals Alice Munro Alice Munro was born on July 10, 1931. She grew up in community called the Reticent Scot Irish in Wingham, Ontario.
Malala Yousafzai is a young girl with a tragic story. While standing up for education she got shot in the head. Fortunately she lived to tell her story, Malala wrote a book which she named I am Malala. The novel won her the Nobel Peace Prize that day she did not just win a prize but recognition and support to fight for education. The books takes us on a journey through her life she goes in detail helping us understand how it was.
Rainbow Rowell, and yes that’s her real name, is the author of many young adult fiction books. Born in Omaha Nebraska, on February 24th, 1973, Rowell loves writing about people who talk, who have a story to tell; screw ups and falling in love are two main themes that follow her writing (RainbowRowell.com). Rowell has been writing from a young age, she was a columnist in her high school newspaper. Before becoming a author, Rowell from 1995 to 2012 was a columnist and ad copywriter at Omaha World-Herald, when writing her first published book, Attachments, she began working for an ad agency. Her experience as a newspaper editor made her realize that she never really wrote for herself, she wrote for her editors, publishers and a broad audience ( 2011 AViD Presentation).
Women writers and protagonists ruled these works. These works are the literary compositions of Alice Walker’s “Roselily,” Sandra Cisneros’ Woman Hollering Creek,” and Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour.” In all three of these manuscripts the protagonists face valuing the worth of their marriages, weighing their means of freedom, and changing their life statuses. To begin with, “Roselily”is about a mother of four children; however, only three children live with her. She’s a seamstress at a factory and yurns for a better life for her and her children. The setting of the short story is during the vows at Roselily’s wedding.
Her first novel was How the García Girls Lost Their Accents (Julia Alvarez Authors). It was published in 1991(Schaefer). Alvarez was inspired to become a writer when one of her English teachers gave them an assignment where they had to write little stories about themselves (Julia Alvarez Contemporary). “Julia Alvarez admits that her critically acclaimed novel How the García Girls Lost Their Accents is a semi-autobiographical account of her family as they struggle to adjust to American culture’’ (How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents). The book has 15 chapters and is divided into three major parts - Childhood, Adolescence, and Adulthood.