She has received numerous awards for Mudbound and has another novel called When She Woke, She also earned her bachelor's degree from Wellesley college and a masters degree from Columbia University. In this article about the book we found out how she came up with the characters and how they connect to her as a person, “ In composing Mudbound, Jordan drew on some of these stories and even based several of the novel’s white characters on real people, such as her grandmother and grandfather. Jordan told Neufeld that like Laura, the central white character in Mudbound, “My grandmother married late. She married an older man [who] took her from the city to a rural farm. .
Over the next two years, six of her stories were published in the southern Review, a serious literary magazine one of whose editors was the poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren. She also received strong support from Katherine Anne Porter, who contributed an introduction to Welty’s first book of stories, A Curtain of Green (1941). That introduction hailed the arrival of another gifted southern fiction writer, and in fact the volume contained some of the best stories she was ever to write, such as Petrified man. Her profusion of metaphor and the difficult surface of her narrative-often oblique and indirect in its effect-were in part a mark of her admiration for modern writers like Virginia Woolf and William Faulkner. Although Welty’s stories were as shapely as her mentor’s, Porter, they were more richly idiomatic and comic in their inclination.
Scarlett is a charming and vivid girl, who was born in a rich and well - standing family. What she cared about were ball, fashion dresses and how to attract the attention of the boys. Although she refused to face with the coming of the war, it can’t be avoid the war. Because of the war, her husband dead, and her father’s plantation didn’t be prosperous any more as before. For living, Scarlett started doing business, which was a strange thing for women at that time.
One of her most popular short stories was “Désirée’s Baby”, a piece dealing with race, heritage, and bayou culture. Katherine O’Flaherty was born in 1850 into high St. Louis society. She was raised by her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, all of whom were widowed, well-educated, and independent. Kate was particularly well read and received an extensive education in her youth. She married Oscar Chopin when she was young and had six children in under ten years (Baym and Levine 420).
Two of her most famous works that were written about her personal life. Those works are the Claudine series, which was about her life as a young school girl, her move throughout France, her love life, and her friendships, and the other work is called Two Memories of Sido, from the collection of her stories called Earthly Paradise, which was about her mother’s illness and how it affected their family. Colette’s personal experiences affected her writing causing her to write the Claudine series. The series itself was originally translated from Colette’s diary, filled with many of her life experiences. For example in Claudine at School Colette is writing about her life as a young girl in school.
Throughout the story at first it was kinda hard to understand the story in the beginning but I kinda caught on in the middle of the story and the ending when she dropped that bomb. I just wished that the author could have kept going so I can see what Mrs. Slade reaction was to the whole thing. I can’t really say much about the daughters because they were never really mentioned in the story. All I know is the mother said and that was jenny was like the perfect daughter and jenny was the type of person who looked after her mother instead of mother looking out for her. Babs on the other hand was very smart, intelligent and was she looked very like her mother when she was her age.
“‘Let me tell you about it’” (Anderson 198). These words were spoken by a character who struggled to find her voice but once she did, she grew as a person. The author who wrote these words is Laurie Halse Anderson. Born in October of 1961, Anderson has published many notable works as a New York Times bestselling author. She writes many novels on difficult subjects in society (“Laurie Halse Anderson-Mad Woman in the Forest”).
INTRODUCTION Mercedes Ritchie lackey is an American writer who writes fantasy novels. She was born in Chicago in the year 1950.Mercedes graduated from the Purdue university in 1972. While at Purdue, she took a class of English Literature Independent Studies Lackey afterward encountered fan fiction, which further motivated her to write. She began publishing work in science fiction fanzines and then eventually discovered filk and had some filk lyrics which were published by Off Centaur Publications. Her books are interlinked and set in the world of velgarth mostly in and around the country of valdemar.
In 1912, she gathered her stories and published these stories “Lifted Masks”. Then she began to write novels. Susan and her husband founded a group whose name was “The Province Town Players.” They created a huge effect on American drama. She won a prize for Drama for Alison’s House while her divorce time. In every situation, she continued to write.
Dorothy Miller Richardson (1873-1957), was obliged to earn her living from an early age, first as governess, then as secretary, translator, and journalist. She wrote a highly autobiographical novel entitled Pilgrimage which was published in sequence. Its first sequence was published in 1915 as Pointed Roofs and the last was published posthumously in 1967 as March Moonlight. She was a pioneer of the stream of consciousness technique. Virginia Woolf credited her with inventing ‘the psychological sentence of the feminist gender.’ Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961) more known as H. D., was the leading member of the Imagist movement.