Her early childhood experiences led her to poetry and writing novels. She took comfort in relying on literature to help her get through her life and pursued lecturing and being present in the Civil Rights movement. Walker was also a voice in the feminist movement. Alice Walker is a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist and poet. Some of her famous literary works are Third Life of Grange (1970), a poetry collection In Love and Trouble (1973) and the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Color Purple (1982), among many other great literary works in her lifetime.
Jacobs has had a brother called John S. Jacobs. Until she was six years old, Jacobs did not feel that she was Horniblow’s slave and property. She has been very kind to her to the extent that she has taught her to read, write, and sew. Before her death, she has written her will in which she has given Jacobs to her niece, Mary Matilda Norcom, who has been three years old at that time. Since Mary has been only three years old her father, Dr. James Norcom, has become Jacobs’s actual
The writing which depicts the struggles in the Native American cultures particularly the relationships of both family and love within the white community. Louise’s writing on Love Medicine has earned her the spot as an American Literary Cannon. Louise attended college at Dartmouth, at the encouragement of her mother. Louise was part of the Native American Studies
After reading “Journey,” by Tiara Anderson in the first issue of Red Rising Education magazine, I understood that there is an array of various conflicts Indigenous men and women have to tolerate on a daily basis. Anderson discusses many topics in her poem including stereotypes, self-hatred and the missing and murdered Indigenous women. She is now in her senior year of high school and a mentor in a girls program called “Nodoka girls.” Anderson initially wrote this poem when she was twelve years old though, but this poem 's revised over the years. Five years later, at the age of seventeen (Anderson, 2017, pg. 13), she finally mustered up the courage to share it with the world.
Fleur Pillager’s love for her land and thirst for justice lead her on a journey that tangles the two, and everyone involved. What will remain when love and revenge collide, and both want control of the heart? Louise Erdrich’s novels often depict the trials and hardships Native Americans have faced throughout time. She is a member of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Tribe, and grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota (McCay, Deroche). She was born of German and Chippewa blood, and her parents taught for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in their hometown.
While growing up she has always had an appeal or attraction to poetry, art, and painting. Her interest in poetry came from her mother who was a poet and an editor of a poetry magazine. Her father was a doctor who also influenced Mitchell as a person and artist. James is a very inspirational guy. He was orphaned and later raised by an older sister.
Her daughter, Paula Frìas Allende, died at the age of 29 in 1992. She went into a coma after complications of Porphyria had hospitalized her. Isabel is a famous author who writes novels, using fantasy and myth to override time and place. She was born on August 2, 1942, in Lima, Peru. Her father, Tomás(a Chilean government representative) and, her mother, Francisca Allende divorced when she was three.
Anne was a hardworking woman, and throughout her life of travel and hardships, she still wrote some of the most famous poems ever written. Anne Dudley married Simon Bradstreet, who was an apprentice of her father, the Puritan Earl of Lincoln. While married, the Bradstreets and Dudleys lived together in a house located in Salem, Massachusetts, while
Anne Sexton was born in Newton, Massachusetts and was raised in the town Weston. As a child, Anne Sexton’s relationship with her parents was difficult and was said to be sexually abused by her parents. Anne’s closest confidante was her maiden great-aunt because her parents were never there for her. Later on, Anne went to boarding school and then enrolled in Garland Junior College after graduation for a year (poetry foundation). Anne Sexton was a foundational leader in a ‘Confessional Movement’ through her literary works, including 45th Mercy Street, An Accident of Hope, and Live or Die.
After researching Louise Erdrich 's life and reading “The Red Convertible”, the best literary elements of the short-story are the car in general, the raging waters, and the boots filling up with water to drown Henry. Louise Erdrich was the child of Ralph Louis and Rita Joanne who had both affiliated with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Her writing abilities and storytelling came from her family. Around eight years old, everybody in her family from her grandparents to her parents told her stories of how it had been on the Indian reservation during The Great Depression. Her father would mainly tell her stories of his relatives and the previous towns he used to live in.
Mary Chesnut an author and a civil war diarist visited the hospital very frenquently. She wrote “Our Florence Nightingale is Sally Tompkins.” Sally Tompkins was a local hero in Richmond, she kept her hospital open two months after them war. Once the hospital was closed, Sally visited her family members around Virginia. She volunteered to be a Sunday school teacher at the St. James Episcopal Church, she was an active member there for a chunk of her life. Sally died in July 26, 1961 of natural causes, she died in the Confederate Woman’s Home in Richmond and she was burried with military honors.