1. After viewing the documentary and listening to each song by Rodgers and Hammerstein the song that made the most impact on me was the song “Some Enchanted Evening.” The song consists of very smooth and romantic melodies. Due to that I am a hopeless romantic I really enjoy the song lyrics and melody. The song was very catchy that I ended up singing the song for the rest of my day.
Kate Chopin was born named Catherine O’Flaherty in St.Louis on February 8, 1850. Chopin was brought up in a home dominated by women. Her father, a successful Irish businessman died when she was five years old. Her mother was Eliza Faris came from a old French family that lived closely to St.Louis. Chopin spent her childhood in a attic constantly reading new books as well as being told stories about her great-great-grandmother who was a very successful person.
In My Antonia, Willa Cather pens a nostalgic story focused on a two people with a unique connection. Jim Burden narrates the story of Antonia Shimerda, the girl next door who happens to be a Bohemian emigrant. Jim moves to his grandparents’ house after his parents die; Antonia arrives in the United States with her family and little else. The two are vastly different, but bond quickly on the Nebraska prairie. Most people who study the novel acknowledge the obvious impact that Antonia has on Jim and see Antonia as “in one way or another, the center of the novel” (Lucenti).
It is the land of her ancestors and wants to pass down her way of life to her future children. Today, one can see the pride that the Québécois take in their rich history and culture. The establishment of a bilingual province bearing the motto, “Je me souviens,” recognizes that the citizens of Québec take pride in their lineage and will not forget the past that has shaped their present. Adrien Hébert was an artist from Québec that is remembered for painting scenes of Montréal during the early 20th century.
But, Lulu further goes to state “that’s not true. I was in love with the whole world and all that lived in its rainy arms” and “I’d open my mouth wide, my ears wide, my heart, and I ’d let everything inside” (272). Lulu loved people like no other and had the ability to let multiple people into her life to try and love her back. She “loved what she saw” and she was proud to have gotten it (273).
Martha Ellis Gellhorn Martha Ellis Gellhorn was an American journalist, novelist & travel writer, who is considered to be one of the best American war reporters of the twentieth century. She was one of the first female correspondents who covered & reported on virtually every major conflict in a writing career spanning more than six decades. She was recognised more for her marriage to acclaimed writer Ernest Hemingway than for her reporting & fiction writing. She greatly admired the writings of Ernest Hemingway. Gellhorn left the United States after World War II, criticizing it for being a colonial power.
Katherine Anne Porter was born on May 15, 1890 and died September 18, 1980. Porter was known to be an amazing writer and author in the mid to late 1900s. Known for her smart and clever insight, many of her short stories deal with dark themes such as betrayal, and death. Born and raised in Indian Creek, Texas, she had a short marriage to her first husband, John, and left him to pursue an acting career. “First she moved to Chicago, where she was a journalist and movie extra; then Denver, Colorado, where she worked as a drama critic for the Rocky Mountain News; and then New York City” (LitFinder par. 2).
When World War II was at its first break, she was evacuated and sent to live with her maternal grandmother in Yorkshire. During Teenage years, Carter attended Streatham and Clapham High School, where she was ridiculed for her eating disorder, Anorexia Nervosa. After graduating, she attended the University of Bristol, where she majored in English literature. On all of her travels and expeditions, she also became fluent in French and German.
In the first poem in the unit, The Passionate Shepherd to his Love composed by Christopher Marlowe explains how nature can bring love to unity and can essentially make love blossom into something beautiful to his love, the Nymph. Marlowe states in Stanza one “Come love with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove That valleys, groves, hills and fields, Woods or steepy mountains yields.” In stanza one Marlowe is essentially explaining how the valleys, groves, hills and fields will enhance their love and nature is one of the many benefits the Nymph will possess if she chooses to live with him and be his love. The Passionate Shepherd to his Love relates to the central idea because in the poem Marlowe shares his perspective and outlook on what nature has to offer to the Nymph and his love for her While doing this Marlowe explains how nature with enhance and make their love blossom much like a flower
She was the oldest child and only daughter of Jane Jennings and John Aikin, a dissenting clergyman and teacher. Shortly after her marriage, John Aikin had given up his pulpit for health reasons. Instead, he taught school and instructed Anna Letitia and her brother, John, four years her junior. She would learn French, Italian, and, despite her father’s misgivings, Latin and Greek. Anna was praised by her parents for her remarkable intellect; her mother claimed that at the age of twenty months Anna could already read quite well.
It reminds me of the great memories I had with her, the way she was able to make me laugh, and how she was there for me, even though she lived in California, it always felt like she was always there right by my side. This is an item that I will always carry with
Granny, as called by her grand and great-grandkids, was the fifth of eleven children. She grew up in Britton, South Dakota while also spending a year in Arkansas with her grandparents. Bernice attended Pleasant Valley School #1 and finished the 8th grade in 1921. She loved to ride horseback with her brothers and cousins but she also had a lot of chores to do. These
Mary McLeod Bethune was born on July 10 in 1875. Her parents were Patsy and Samuel McLeod. Mary was born the third youngest child out of her seventeen siblings and she was also the first born into freedom. Opportunities came for Mary that her older siblings may not have had and Mary didn’t pass them up. Mary graduated from Scotia Seminary in Concord, NC in 1894.
Ms. Velma Annette James was born December 28, 1956 in St. Louis, Missouri to William Hall and Sylvia James. Ms. James mother and father preceded her in death. She was the eldest of three brothers, Joseph James, Ralph Wright and Bradford James. Although her mother did not have any daughters, Velma found a sister in her favorite cousin, Diana Hunt Lewis Johnson. Sherrie Armstead and Sandra Tunstall who were inseparable since grade school.