Woolf was educated by her parents in their literate and well-connected household at 22Hyde Park Gate[ 5], Kensington. Her parents had each been married previously and been widowed, and, consequently, the household contained the children of three marriages. Julia had three children by her first husband, Herbert Duckworth: George, Stella, and Gerald Duckworth. Leslie had first married Harriet Marian (Minny) Thackeray (1840–1875), the daughter of William Thackeray[ 6], and they had one daughter: Laura Makepeace Stephen, who was declared mentally disabled[ 7] and lived with the family until she was institutionalised in 1891. Leslie and Julia had four children together: Vanessa Stephen (later known as Vanessa
Throughout the book the author, Jacqueline Woodson, provides information about each of her family members such as when and how they died. The book begins at her birth then it gives background information on her father’s side of the family. She explains that she can trace her family history all the way back to, Thomas Woodson of Chililichothe, the first son of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings. On page eight it is said that the reason for so many individuals in the Woodson family became doctors, lawyers, and teachers etc. is because of the relation with Thomas Jefferson.
The name Cassatt came from the cousin of the artists Robert Henri. Mary was one of seven children, two of them died in infancy. Her family moved eastward, first to Lancaster then to
Robert Aldrich started his film career in 1941 as a production clerk at RKO pictures, he worked his way up and in the mid 1950’s created his own production company. His most renowned films are Kiss Me Deadly, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane, and The Longest Yard (1974). Among the stars in The Dirty Dozen were Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine. Lee Marvin was born February 19, 1924. He was named in honor of Robert E. Lee who was his first cousin, four times removed.
Joyce Oates carefully crafted the short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” using parallelism, allegories, symbolism, and the theme of vulnerability. Joyce lived a modest life with her parents and two siblings in Lockport New York. According to an article on Biography.com entitled “Joyce Carol Oates,” she always loved reading, and even before she could write, she would tell stories through the use of pictures. Her secondary schooling began after securing a scholarship from Syracuse University because of an article she had written for her school newspaper. She went on to obtain a master's degree, in a single year, from the University of Wisconsin in 1961.
Gary Paulsen was a part of an extended family. Paulsen has two siblings, one of them a full sister, and the other a half brother. His sister’s name was Paulette, and his brother’s name was Bill. Paulsen’s dad who was a career officer, on Patton’s staff, spent most of his time during World War II overseas. Unfortunately for Paulsen, he did not get to meet his father until he was seven years old.
Stephen King was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine. He graduated from the University of Maine and later worked as a teacher while establishing himself as a writer, eventually becoming one of the greatest horror writers of all time (Biography.com ). Over time, King became commercially successful, making critically acclaimed horror novels. His books sold million copies worldwide and were adapted into numerous films, all evidence of King's massive influence on the modern day horror genre. When King was a child, his parents divorced, and he and his brother went back and forth between Indiana and Connecticut for several years.
He married and had two children. He worked in the advertising field for thirty-five years having been a CEO for one of the two agencies he worked for. Julian is currently divorced and his two children are grown. His daughter has written a well-published book and his son is a musician that currently performs soundtracks for movies in Hollywood. I selected JC as my interviewee because
Elvis Aaron Presley was only 23 by the time his mother died. His dad, Vernon Presley got engaged and married to a lady named Davada "Dee" Stanley 2 years after the death of his wife. She was later known as Elvis Aaron Presley’s step mother. Elvis Aaron Presley and both of his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee, in 1948 when he was 13 years old. Elvis Aaron Presley then graduated from Humes High School in 1953 when he was 17 years old.
Pandemonium can dictate a country’s or settlement’s future when not taken under control. The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, perfectly illustrates the downsides of pandemonium, but also a real life event. In 1950s America, the Communist Party was sparking outrage and chaos that soon the United States would face a fascist government. Both situations lead to tension in society and people turning their backs against each other. In “Are You Now or Were You Ever?”, also written by Arthur Miller, the online article discusses the reasons to why Miller wrote the book such as the similarities to the Communist Party in America to the Salem Witch Trials, play scripts, actors, and the paranoia in society.