Sparks has a beautiful way of portraying a complicated love story. His novels are moving and romantic and you just do not want to put them down. Sparks has a way of making the reader feel as if they are part of the story. He makes characters that readers can easily relate to. His novels are constant best sellers.
Cather is a model of a lovable person. When I read this fiction The Song of the Lark, I am inspired by the friends of Thea. This paper explores the characters in Thea’s childhood. This fiction is considered as an autobiographical novel. Cather learns everything and she herself moulds her and she reaches her destination.
Isabel and Ruth lived in Rhode Island, until they were sold to the rich, snobby Lockton couple in New York. Isabel’s main priority was her sister; she tried to protect her from Madam Lockton’s harsh ways, but after a few months of being in New York, Isabel’s life took a terrible turn. Though Isabel was worked like a horse, she learned that tough work can help you reach your goals in life. Through hard work and terrible punishments, Isabel kept her sister and herself safe. In this story, Isabel faced lots of conflict with Madam Lockton.
Woman Hollering Creek was published in April 3rd, 1991 by Sandra Cisneros. She has published many books and stories such as The House on Mango Street, Caramelo, My wicked, and wicked ways. Common themes that appear in Woman Hollering Creek and other short stories by Sandra Cisneros are love, family, and the corruption of money. Sandra Cisneros enjoys writing about Woman’s rights and their contribution to society. Juan Pedro is in love with his family and wants to take care of them.
George Saunders first published The Semplica Girl Diaries in The New Yorker in 2012 and then again in his collection of short stories Tenth of December, in 2013. The main characters are a middle aged, unnamed man and his family (a wife, two daughters and a son). In an interview Saunders admitted that the inspiration for this twisted story came from a dream which explains the origin of a strange concept in it— Semplica girls, women from underdeveloped countries paid to hang in rich people’s gardens, connected to each other by a wire in their brains. However, the main message is a conscious writing choice. This story explores the struggles deprived people go through and choices they make when facing them.
Rita Dove’s adolescent consisted of protests and riots of the “Civil Rights Movement”, due to the segregation between race and class during the era of the ‘Jim Crow Laws”. Although these laws were abolished in 1964, around the time Dove was 12 years old, many African Americans are still oppressed. Since Dove had grew up during this era, the environment may have deeply impacted her growth and idea of society. After America had surpassed the years of segregation, many African Americans were able to achieve their goals, including the well accomplished poet, Rita Dove. Rita Dove is an African American poet, who was raised to be well educated by her parents.
“M & L” by Sarah Kokernot is a short story featured in The Best American Short Stories. Kokernot was born in Kentucky and received a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a writer of various short stories and is presently working on her first novel. “M & L” tells the story from the point of view of Miriam and Liam – two good friends; one of which has a past trauma. As I read the story, it was difficult to stay focused on the main plot because of the depth of detail the author provides.
This novel displays characters you relate to, ones you despise, and all that you fall in love with. People love this book for a plethora of reasons, but the main reason I come to find is the wisdom laced into every theme, and quotes that will send you deep
This short story, Names/Nombres, written by Julia Alvarez is an autobiographical fiction story. It is an autobiographical fiction with added parts that didn’t happen, but it is explaining how complicated it was for her to adapt to the new culture. This is how she got inspired to write this story and choose the theme. Since every summer her family went to Dominican Republic, the exchanges between countries informed her cultural understanding. This also affected how she wrote this story.
Maya Angelou Poetic Analysis Research Paper Angelou was a famous poet known for her inspirational works such as I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, “On The Pulse of Morning.” Angelou was not only a famous poet, but she was also a famous actress, dancer, screenwriter, and award winning author. Born Marguerite Ann Johnson, she worked with Martin Luther King Jr. as a civil rights activist. Angelou would write about her life as a young child going through many turmoils. Angelou has written numerous autobiographies about the difficult times, defeats, and accomplishments she’s faced throughout her life. Angelou was able to open up and write about her personal life to connect with the readers which is what made her a memorable and amazing writer.
Robin Morgan was part of the key radical feminist that was in the Women 's Movement, she also was one of the leaders of the International Feminist group since the 1960’s. Her book “Sisterhood Is Powerful” helped some of the Radical Feminist group. Robin Morgan has written about up to 20 fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books since she was a little girl. Also during the 1960’s she joined the civil rights movement and the Anti-Veitem movement. She went through a lot with women’s rights, but Robin Morgan tried her best to get through the hard
She was married to a powerful patriarch and had two children with him. She worked as a reader in a cigar plantation and helped educated the planters. This job gave her to opening to start the mobilization for workers’ rights through labor unions. She is often falsely depicted and remembered as a “lady” and “damsel”, despite dressing in men’s clothing. In 1904, Capetillo began to write essays, titled "Mi Opinión" in which she discussed her radical (for the time) feminist ideas.
Richmond was home schooled because her grandmother and aunts were not familiar with the traditional education system until the age of eleven when she entered public school. She moved to New York with one of her aunts after she graduated from high school at the age of sixteen. Richmond returned to Baltimore and found a job as a bookkeeper. She then applied for an Assistant Treasurer position with the Baltimore
As a child Harwood was immersed in music, philosophy, language and religion and was introduced to poetry by her grandmother. She was born into a family of strong women that highly supported feminism and “always felt part of a long chain of independent women”. Harwood grew up in a world where men were dominant in which influenced her to publish her poems under male pseudonym. If she published the poems under ‘Gwen Harwood’ they would get rejected as a female has written it, so using a false name overtime she could publish as much
Just Checking from the Life of an Obsessive Compulsive that was written by Emily Colas, was a very good book to read. The author is a great writer and has a sharp and sarcastic sense of humor by making fun of her obsession. Through a series of vignettes, Colas jumps from the past to the present with her childhood events to her day to day life as a wife and mother. She talks about how her disorder impacts her family and how its she struggles everyday to try and have control of her illness. In her Biography she explains what it was like living with her disorder everyday.