Roberto Jordan English 4 Autobiography Christopher Reeve II. Life A. Early Years Christopher Reeve was born in New York City on September 25th of 1952, as the son of Barbara Johnson a journalist and Franklin D’Oiler Reeve who was a teacher, novelist, poet and scholar. His grandfather Richard Henry Reeve had been the CEO of Prudential Financial for over twenty five years. Prior to Reeves birth his father was a Princeton University graduate studying for a master’s degree in Russian at Columbia University.
The devices Britain used had an affect on life. Andy Warhol was an American Draftsman, Filmmaker, Painter, and Printmaker. He was the third born child to Czechoslovakian immigrants parents named Ondrej and Ulja on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When Andy was only 14 years old his father passed away, but he did leave money for one purpose and that was to be used for higher learning, and the family decided that Andy would benefit the most from having a college education. Warhol moved to New York City shortly after graduating Carnegie Institute to work as a commercial illustrator, where he worked for several well-known magazines.
An Introduction. This chapter presents an historical background of the life, works and conceptions related within natural imagery in selected poems written by the American poet Robert Frost (1874-1963).A Great American poet-Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco, where his father, William Prescott Frost Jr., and his mother, Isabelle Moodie, had moved from Pennsylvania shortly after marrying. After the death of his father from tuberculosis when Frost was eleven years old, he moved with his mother and sister, Jeanie, who was two years younger, to Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence. Frost drifted through a string of occupations after leaving school, working as a teacher, cobbler, and editor of the Lawrence Sentinel.
He attended McKinley High School and at his high school he took classes in drawing and photography, and also drew cartoons for the school paper. However, at 16 years old, Walt Disney dropped out of high school to join the army, but was rejected because he was too young. Because of this he joined the Red Cross, and was sent to France for a year to drive and ambulance. In 1919 he came back from France to Kansas City to try to become a newspaper artist. He began to take some courses on art at the CHicago Institute at night.
Occupation: Artist, Painter Born: March 30, 1853 in Zundert, Netherlands Died: July 29, 1890 in Auvers-sur-Oise, France age 37 Famous works: Starry Night, The bedroom, Irises, Sunflowers Style/Period: Post-impressionist, Modern Art Where did Vincent van Gogh grow up? Vincent van Gogh was born in the Netherlands in 1853. His father and grandfather were ministers, but others in his family were involved in the art world. Vincent van Gogh had many siblings, two brothers and three sisters. Vincent was closest to his younger brother Theo.
Sick and tired from his uncontrolled lifestyle, he returned to his home in Livorno in 1909 and soon after he went to Paris where he rented a studio in Montparnasse. Initially, he saw himself as a sculptor, especially that Paul Guillaume, who was a young art trader, motivated him and introduced him to the sculptor Constantin Brâncusi who advised to study African faces. He did an exhibition in the Salon d’Automne of 1912 where he displayed eight elongated faces. By 1914, he stopped making sculptures and put all his focus on painting. He created a limestone carving of a woman’s head titled Tête, which became the third most expensive sculpture that has ever been sold in June 2010.
Robert Lee Frost was born on March 26, 1874. He was born in San Francisco, California where his dad, William Prescott Frost Jr., worked as an editor for the local newspaper. His father died of tuberculosis in 1885, leaving his mom, Isabelle Moodie, and sister, Jeanie, with only eight dollars. The family moved into his grandparent’s house in Lawrence, Massachusetts. There, Frost attended Lawrence High school and later graduated in 1892.
Edgar was born in America in 1809 and Najeeb was born in Cairo in 1911. They have two different styles and two different ways of growing up. Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston in 1809. He was a foster child when his parents died in 1811 of tuberculosis. He wrote his first poem at the age of 15.Poe joined the U.S army shortly after he published his first book (Tamerlane and other poems) in 1827 Poe got himself kicked out of west point and he emerged as a writer in 1831.In December 1835, he joined a magazine and he published some of his books there.
He has done many successful paintings, which are still remaining today. Andrew Warhol was born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At an early age Andy found a comfort for his misery and escaped in the form of popular celebrity magazines, comic books, imagery he would go back to years later. He graduated in Carnegie Mellon University, in 1949. It didn’t take him long to get a job, he became a commercial artist.
William had a good child hood with his family until 1778, where his mother Ann died and the family was torn apart. He’s sister Dorothy sent to live at Halifax with her mother 's cousin, and the boys of the family were sent to school at Hawks head where they were educated well and cared for. When he was thirteen he’s father died, he was sent to John 's College, Cambridge. He enjoyed walking during summer holidays. After two years he went on a walking tour of France, Switzerland, and Germany; and after graduation, he walked through Wales.