When he graduated from high school he moved with father, who was in Mexico, and he stayed there for a year. He finally came back to the United States after a year with his father. HISTORICAL EVENTS Early Life: Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri. He is known as a poem and short story writer. He was an African American poet, who used jazz rhythms to tell about the life of an urban African American.
t Whitman was an american poet and journalist. He was born in 1819 and died in 1892. He was the second child out of eleven. Whitman grew up in Brooklyn, New York and Long Island. At the age of twelve, he began learning to be a painter and grew a passion for literature.
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.
During that time he met and married his wife, Carolyn Oda, in 1975. Gary was only twenty-three years old at the time. Then in 1977, Gary published his first set of poems called The Elements of San Joaquin. Gary Soto got his start as a professional writer from the book. He had a job as a professor before his writing career actually took
Edgar Allan Poe, the author of many short stories and poems such as A Tell-Tale Heart, Cask of Amontillado, The Fall of the House of Usher, and much more, uses imagery, irony, and parallel structure in order to convey a common dark truth. Poe was an American writer who was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1809. By the age of two years old, his family had been abandoned by his father and his mother died the following year. After his mother’s death, he had been orphaned. Later on, when he became a writer, he used his warped past to make meaningful pieces of literature that are still and will continue to be, treasured.
On October 1, 1910 Bonnie Elizabeth Parker was born in Rowena, Texas. Her parents, Charles and Emma Parker, had a total of two children. At a young age Bonnie 's father died, and her family moved to a suburb in Dallas, known as “Cement City.” While in school in Dallas she was a bright student who enjoyed literature and language. Bonnie wrote poems such as “The Story Of Suicide Sal” and “The Story Of Bonnie And Clyde.”
Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston Massachusetts and began writing poems at the age of twenty two years old. He later went on to write “The Raven”, The Tell Tale Heart”, and many more well known pieces of literature throughout his life time. Unfortunately, Edgar Allan's writing career was cut short when he was pronounced dead on October 7th, 1849. Today his work still lives on. Many schools still refer to Edgars style of writing while teaching, and use his poems to express the genres of mystery and horror.
James Mercer Langston Hughes, better known as Langston Hughes was one of the most prominent authors in during the Harlem Renaissance. He was born on February 1, 1902 in Joplin, Missouri to Carrie Langston and James Hughes, who both separated shortly after his birth. Hughes lived with his maternal grandmother, Mary, until thirteen when she died. He then moved in with his mother in Cleveland, Ohio. This is when he started writing poetry.
Resistance to Civil Government (Civil Disobedience) is a dissertation written by American abolitionist, author and philosopher Henry David Thoreau published by Elizabeth Peabody in the Aesthetic Papers in 1849. Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was born and lived almost his life in Concord, Massachusetts. After finishing public and private school in Concord he attended the prestige Harvard University. He excelled at Harvard despite leaving school for several months due to health and financial setbacks. Mr. Thoreau graduated in the top half of his class in 1837.
Ruth married Charles in 1932 caring for his three children(including pete) and then they had some of their own children (including mike and peggy). she soon started to arrange and transcribe folk song Ruth was able to work with her husband and Alan Lomax on several books and soon published on of her own book of songs for children the influential "American Folksongs For Children" in 1948. two years later she was diagnosed with cancer and she died in
Tragedy marred my childhood, I witnessed my two baby brothers die as infants. My mother passed away when I was only 14 years old. And my father died three years later. However, my aunt orphaned us which helped my sister and I obtain an excellent education, which was unusual for women in
Jennifer L. Holm was born in May 1968, in California , lived for short time on Whidbey island , she has four brothers, her mother is nurse ,her dad was a pediatrician, she grow up in a small town in Pennsylvania , when she was a student in Dickinson College in Carlisle Holm she decided to audit a class in writing short stories After graduating from the Dickinson college in Carlisle , she start later began a writer and Holm’s writing career began ,and she got married , she has two kids Then she write Boston Jane An Adventure (2001, her favorite writers is Lloyd Alexander , she is writing for children and this is all her book : our only may Amelia , an adventure , the creek , Boston
Theodor Seuss Geisel aka Dr. Seuss was born on March 2, 1940, in Springfield, Massachusetts. His parents were Theodor Robert Geisel, a successful brew master, and Henrietta Seuss Geisel. He had two sisters, Marnie, two years older, and Henrietta 3 ½ years younger. Henrietta died at the age of five due to pneumonia. Dr. Seuss attended Dartmouth College, where he became the editor in chief of its humor magazine, Jack-O-Lantern.
March (2005), was inspired by her fondness for Louisa May Alcott 's Little Women, which her mother had given her. To connect that memorable reading experience to her new status in 2002 as an American citizen, she researched the Civil War historical setting of Little Women and decided to create a chronicle of wartime service for the "absent father" of the March girls. Some aspects of this chronicle were informed by the life and philosophical writings of the Alcott family patriarch, Amos Bronson Alcott, whom she profiled under the title "Orpheus at the Plow", in the 10 January 2005 issue of The New Yorker, a month before March was published. The parallel novel was generally well received by the critics. It was selected in December 2005 selection by the Washington Post as one of the five best fiction works published that year.