In terms of more strictly literary influence, Bunyan’s impact has been surpassed, among English writers, by only Shakespeare and Milton. William Blake, for example, drew extensively on the apocalyptic and visionary nature of Bunyan’s allegorical works. Commissioned to create a series of sketches based on The Pilgrim’s Progress in the early 19th century, he wrote to a friend that he had “fought through a hell of terrors”, which made it possible to “travel on in the strength of the Lord God, as Poor Pilgrim
Author Robert Frost, who is considered one of the Great American authors, wrote during the modernist period. He wrote “The Road Not Taken”, in 1916. In this work, we can see evidence of the characteristics, themes and style identified with the modernist movement which was extant in American letters between 1900s and 1950s. Robert Frost wrote during this time period in American literature, and as such, remains one of the most identifiable and iconic, writers of his time. Robert Frost was born March 26, 1874 in San Francisco, California.
Furthermore, one more technique is being used throughout the “The Dead,” which is diction. For instance, fiction is being used when the author mentions, “hardly pained him,” lets us know how Gabriel is feeling when he wonders about the man that was married to his wife before him. Another text support from the story is when it 's says, “blinds would be drawn down.” This helps the readers understand that when this is mentioned, the author is talking about death. Shows us how Gabriel is thinking about death since he has nothing else in the world. Also, when the author mentions, “wondered at his riot of emotions,” this shows us how Gabriel is being
(“Alexander Pope” Britannica school) “Before he was 17 Pope was admitted to London society and encouraged as a prodigy” (“Alexander Pope” Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia) His poem “An Essay on Criticism” was published in 1711. (“Alexander Pope” Britannica school) In 1717 he published “Elegy on the Death of an Unfortunate Lady” and “Eloisa to Abelard.” (“Alexander Pope” Hutchinson’s Biography Database) Alexander’s father died shortly after moving from Binfield to Chiswick in 1717. Because Alexander studied so much and didn't exercise, he developed a curved spine and some tubercular infection. His deformity kept him from much physical activity so he focused more on reading and writing. He had to deal with headaches all his life.
In the 1700s, satirical work was a popular form of writing for those to express their opinions (Pullen). Jonathan Swift, poet, politician, and writer, wrote numerous books and novels. Born in Dublin Ireland and often visiting England, Swift wrote a collection of works that showed his disapproval of english politics (“Jonathan Swift” Biography). Many applauded Swift for his courage displayed in his writings, but English politicians were not in approval of his satirical works (Rogers). After growing up in a poor family and working in a political position, Jonathan Swift created many satirical works based upon english politics and his experiences in life (“Jonathan Swift” Biography) Jonathan Swift was born on October 30, 1667, in Dublin Ireland
The book has 282 pages, and published in 2004 for Australia and 2005 for USA. John Flanagan had always been a writer, but had been noticed when he wrote an uncomplimentary poem of a senior executive where he worked, where he started to train in copywriting, he writes books for the young adult audience. Ranger’s Apprentice Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan adventure, fantasy book, tells the stories of two fifteen year old boys and their adventures as apprentices. Ranger’s Apprentice Ruins of Gorlan is starts out in Redmont fief or state, where a huge castle sits. Set in a medieval time where there were nights and stories of monstrous creatures.
Consequences Rudyard Kipling was a very well known British writer. Born on December 30th, 1865 in Bombay, India and died on January 18th, 1936 in London, England. He wrote short stories, novels, and poems throughout his lifetime, some famous and some not. He won Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907. The short story, The Mark of the Beast, written by Rudyard Kipling uses conflict through the characters to prove all choices have consequences.
Dylan Thomas , born in 1914, he left school at age 16 to end up distinctly a journalist and author. His most celebrated lyric, "Don 't Go Gentle Into That Good Night," was distributed in 1952, yet his notoriety was hardened years before. Thomas ' writing incorporates Under Milk Wood (1954) and A Child 's Christmas in Wales (1955). Thomas was popular for his vivified readings, however obligation and overwhelming drinking inflicted significant damage, and he kicked the bucket in New York City while on a visit in 1953, at age 39. . The poet goes back in retrospection at his adolescence in the poem "Fern Hill".
During his 20s he started his career in the field of writing. Poor Folk, his very first novel, were published when he was just 25 years old, in the year 1846. His works include, Crime and Punishment (1866), The Brothers Karamazov (1880), Demons(1872), The Idiot (1869). Fairy tales, legends, and multiple books by Russian authors, introduced Fyodor Dostoyevsky to the world of literature. The title of one of his major novels is The Insulted and Injured, the heroine of which is Natasha, who suffers and makes her beloved suffer.
In his timeless poem, “The World Is Too Much With Us”, William Wordsworth bemoans the state of the world and how people so ignore creation. Wordsworth was an English poet in the in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. His childhood was a traumatic time as he moved from one place to another after the tragic death of his mother. As he grew older, so did his passion for poetry and he soon published in a magazine when he was only seventeen. Despite stains on his character, including a relationship out of marriage, he continues to be revered as one of the greatest poets from that period of history.