Geisel adopted his ‘Dr Seuss’ pen name during his studies in Dartmouth College and the University of Oxford. However, he left Oxford in 1927 to begin his career as an illustrator (Morgan & Morgan, 2009. His first nationally published cartoon appeared in the July 1927 issue of The Saturday Evening Post (Cohen, 2004). His first children’s book was later published in 1937, And to Think That I
This work suited Ende, and when he noticed, he had written his first novel, Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver, which was awarded the German Prize for Children’s Fiction. This was the beginning of his career as an author, and he went on to publish many novels like Jim Button and the Wild, Momo, and The Neverending Story in 1979. Throughout his life, he had two spouses, Ingeborg Hofmann and Mariko Sato, who assisted in translating The Neverending Story into Japanese. He was diagnosed as cancer in 1994 and he passed away in 1995 in Genzano, a city in Italy. The Neverending Story can be portioned into two sections.
B.F. Skinner was born as Burrhus Frederic Skinner in Pennsylvania in 1904. Skinner first studied at Hamilton College where he developed a love for writing, and after his graduation he attempted to become a professional writer with no success. Although, throughout his life he did write a few books and several works. One of his most notable books was the novel Walden Two, which was written in 1948. Since his pursuit of becoming a professional writer did not work out, Skinner decided to go back to school.
Even though it is saddening to put the book down and finish reading, it was a fantastic book, and really catches the reader’s attention. The book is aimed for young adults readers, but will be enjoyed by anyone who likes sad, heartbreaking stories. It can make anyone and everyone cry. The use of figurative language really helped support the book and make it better. The figurative language drew out each scene of the book perfectly, Drawing out the picture helps the reader feel the emotions of the character and improve the books quality, and the multiple perspectives helped improve the book too.
In 1940, her father, a professor of biology, at Boston University died after diagnose with an illness. Plath lived in Wellesley and graduated from the Bradford Senior HIgh School. Soon later attend at Smith College, where she received the Olive Higgins Prouty Scholarships. Plath attended Smith College
Stephen Jay Gould turned 60 the day before September 11, 2001. He was already suffering from his second attack of cancer after twenty years free, this time of the lung, from which he would die the following spring. He had overcome a usually-fatal form of abdominal cancer in his 40s, suffering intensely for two years yet proving, through his survival, the seemingly useless abstract nature of statistics. As a campaigner against creationism, Gould advocated approaching science and religion as two distinct fields that simply do not overlap, not unlike Dawkins but with a drier explanation that unexpectedly becomes much more beautiful. We may understand Gould to mean that one can have both a scientific and religious perspective on the world, but more importantly, his account pinpoints how nature does not, because it cannot, provide evidence that would somehow be available through the moral lens of the human.
At thirteen, Henry passed the Bowdoin College entrance exam, but he didn't attend the college till he was fourteen because, his parents decided it would be best for him to complete his education at Portland Academy. After graduating from Portland Academy, Henry, as planned, attended Bowdoin College skipping high school altogether. ("Stewart, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow") While at Bowdoin College, Henry met Nathaniel Hawthorne, a fellow novelist; Franklin Pierce, the fourteenth U.S. President; and Horatio Bridge, officer of the U.S. Navy; he was also elected into the Peucinian Society and placed fourth in a class of thirty-eight students. The Peucinian Society's book gatherings, debates, and discussions about contemporary writing made Henry consider pursuing a career in writing, much to his father's chagrin. Originally, Henry's father wanted him to be a lawyer, but Henry was dissatisfied with studying law and decided
He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1944. Later on, he followed his grandfather and father’s footsteps and enrolled at Morehouse College. He was going to study medicine or law, but he decided to major in sociology. After for a divinity degree at Crozer Theological Seminary in Upland, Pennsylvania. Then
Henry David Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817 (here is a modern day picture of his birthplace). He was born and grew up in Concord, Massachusetts, a quaint town about twenty miles outside of Boston. He lived there with his three siblings, John Jr., Helen, and Sophia. His mother, Cynthia Dunbar, rented out rooms of their home to help earn more money for the family of 6. His father, John Thoreau, owned and worked in his own pencil factory.
Buddy Reedy English l l l Mrs. Way Period 7 Buddy Reedy’s Essay over Walt Whitman’s Life Walt Whitman lived a life full of change. He often wrote about it through his poems during the Civil war era about how he opposed slavery and would like them to be free, and a huge inspiration for his poems was Abe Lincoln and the idea of reuniting the South with the North again and also how he helped the wounded soldiers at a hospital in the Union Capital in The United States. Walt Whitman was born in West Hills, New York on May 31 1819. He was the second child out of eight siblings. His father's name was Walter Whitman and his mother's name was Lousia Van Velser Whitman.
He created an imaginary land for children in his books which made them so popular. His books would appeal to children because of the vibrant colors each had. He proved to the world that books don 't always have to be boring they could also be fun and full of life and adventure. His style of writing is so different from others which made his work stand out even more. The best part about this is that Seuss loved his job he loved making children happy he loved putting a smile on peoples faces.