Linda Pastan was a great poet while also a wife and mother. Pastan started sending her work to The New Yorker at age twelve (Potvin par. 6). Later, she went to college and got married. Pastan stated in an interview that she stopped writing for about ten years, because she could not be the perfect wife and mother that she was expected to be and also commit herself to her poetry (Brown, 3).
Her next book was Rumble fish which was published in 1975 it was the shortest novel she had published and it received a lot of contrasting opinions. Some saying that they believed it would be the last book hinton wrote. Little did they know hinton would soon write another smashing hit book One of last books that the iconic s.e hinton would write was tex. It was one of her most raved about books. It received many great reviews talking about how her writing had matured since her first book the outsiders (s.e hinton biography).She didn 't write another book for 9 years.
GERALDINE BROOKS Geraldine Brooksis an Australian American journalist and author. She was born on September 14th, 1955, inSydney, Australia. She won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction with her novel March in 2005. Brooks grew up in its inner-west suburb of Ashfield, where she studied in Bethlehem College, a secondary school for girls, and the University of Sydney. She moved to the United States, completing a master 's degree at New York City 's Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1983.
She went on to publish two more books before she died. The Second Stage was published and 1982 and The Fountain of Age in 1993 (“Betty Friedan Biography,” n.d.). Friedan’s early life consisted of her excelling in college. She graduated from Smith College in 1942 with a bachelor’s degree. She received
The leader I choose was Maya Angelou. Maya Angelou was an African American Civil Rights activist, Author, & poet who issued 7 autobiographies 3 essay books and various poetry books, and had done a number of plays. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928 and recently died on May 28, 2014. Some time during World War 2 Maya won a Scholarship to study acting and dance at the California Labor School, in San Francisco, California. At the time Maya became the first African American female cable car conductor(A job she had for a short amount of time).
They were married for eighteen years and got divorced in 1980, my mom was in the fourth grade. In 1982, on Valentine 's Day she married my Papa Mackey. At the end of that school year they moved to Norman Oklahoma. When my mom was a senior in high school it turned out my Granny had colon cancer and had a fifty-fifty shot at living. She went through chemo and thankfully she pulled through and is still here.
Cole attended the prestigious Institute for Colored Youth, a rigorous school with the curriculum of Latin, mathematics, and Greek, where she excelled. She graduated in 1863 and even received a ten-dollar sum for her academic excellence and punctuality. Later, Cole attended Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, the world’s first female medical school, and graduated in 1867 which made her
Louise Erdrich, author of “The Red Convertible,” is the daughter of a German-American father and a Chippewa Indian mother. They were both employed at the Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school and from an early age, Louise was encouraged by her father to write stories. She says that “my father used to give me a nickel for every story I wrote” (Madden 241). After years of writing, Louise received the National Book Award for Fiction in 2012 for her novel “The Round House.” “The Red Convertible” follows the brotherhood of Lyman Lamartine and Henry Junior and illustrates the symbolization of the red convertible. These brothers followed closely in each other’s footsteps and were always together.
He got married to an older woman named Elizabeth Porter, who was was 21 years older than he was. He tried to become a schoolmaster, but that didn’t work, out for him because he didn’t have a degree. In 1737, he left and went to London, where he found himself a job as a writer. In addition to writing book reviews and derivative biographies, at one point he was assigned the task of writing thinly disguised reports of the debates in Parliament (Brief Biography, 2016). Moreover, he started to get noticed for his work, like his poems “London,” and, “The Vanity of Human Wishes.” His poems were written in 1738 and 1749, but in the 1750’s he became a master at writing.
She was secretly writing an autobiographical novel called The Bell Jar. In 1963, she published the book and commits suicide (Hall 35). Her novel was based on issues such as culture clash and gender roles during her time period. Sylvia Plath’s novel is fictionalized and records seven months in the life of Esther Greenwood, which is the main character of the novel (Telgen 34). She went on several dates and all of them failed.