I am Hazel Ambort. I was born on September 7th, 2000, three minutes before my twin sister, Lilli. I also have another younger sister named Janey, who turned one this summer. Additionally, I have two dogs: Buster and Ava, and two cats: Clara and Claws. I started going to Bettendorf Schools when I moved from Rock Island, Illinois in sixth grade.
She began writing and publishing as a teenager eventually achieving national fame for her 1945 collection “A Street In Bronzeville”, she was a postwar poet. She wrote during the Civil Rights activism period. Gwendolyn Brooks wrote thirty-nine poems and they were mostly about Racism, Feminism, and the struggles and celebrations of ordinary people from her own community. She responded to major events during her lifetime including the World War II struggle for civil rights, and race riots. Gwendolyn was born June 7th 1917 in Topeka, Kansas , she had multiple abortions in her poem “ The Mother” she tells her unborn children that she loved them.
Etta James was born Jamesetta Hawkins in Los Angeles and had a very tumultuous childhood as she was brought up by foster parents who ill-treated her. By the age of 5, she was known as a gospel prodigy, gaining fame by singing in her church choir and on the radio. At 12, she moved north to San Francisco, formed a trio and was soon working for band leader Johnny Otis. Four years later, she recorded, Roll with Me Henry, with the Otis band. James’ solo career was a slow starter, and she spent several years cutting low-selling singles for Modern and touring small clubs until 1960, when Leonard Chess signed her to a new record deal.
Rosamunde Pilcher is a famous author of romance novels who was born Rosamunde Scott on September 22, 1924 in Lelant, Cornwall. Pilcher started writing when she was only seven and saw her first story get published when she was eighteen years old. Pilcher was also in the Women 's Royal Naval Service from 1943 until 1946, and late in 1946, she married Graham Hope Pilcher. The couple would stay married for almost sixty-three years until his death in 2009, and had four kids together, two sons and two daughters, and fourteen grandchildren. She is the mother of Robin Pilcher, who is also an author.
Alice Johnson was born and raised in Boston, she was born on June 14th 1800. Her mother died at her birth she was raised by her two older sister and father who worked in the trading business, both of her sisters were school teachers. Alice was very well educated at home. She began writing poetry at the age of 13, reaching her early 20s, she used poetry to speak out against the inequality of Men and Women. Alice lived in a house in a suburban area, new railroads were being built just a mile away.
The reason it caught my attention was when I saw the title I had a feeling it was going to be about a typical young girl going through that phase where she is obsessed with princesses. So I decided this was the book for me because at one point in my life I was that little girl that was obsessed with all the Disney princesses and I told myself when I was a little girl that one day I would be one. After taking this sociology course I have learned a lot about gender, race, religion, and many more things this course has taught me a lot about how much sociology is really used. So I am now a 20 year old but I’m not a princess but one day I will be an Occupational Therapist and be able to take care of patients so in my book I’m fulfilling my dream and ill be the princess that takes care of people who need
Faulkner wrote many novels that reflected the themes of social issues during the Great Depression. These novels would later become part of “Novels, 1930-1935” which includes Faulkner's complete works. Willa Cather was an author of the realist movement and she became known for her depictions of the American frontier which included the ideas of that time period. Since she was a female author in that time, the fact that she even wrote stories being a female herself was huge. This is because the 19th amendment was made and allowed women to vote so anything that women could do was adding fuel to ditching the female roles in society.
According to “On July 18, 1923 she entered into an open marriage with a debonair Dutchman, Eugen Jan Boissevain”. They did not have any children, so they toured Asia together and came back to Austerlitz, New York to live the rest of their lives. A few years later, Eugen died; which was a bit too much for Millay, so she died one year later of heart failure. Summary of the Work “Love is Not All”, is about how the word love is used. It speaks on what love is not.
(Hook) On July 6, 1942, the Frank family was forced to go into hiding in a secret annex after their oldest daughter, Margot, receives a letter to work at a concentration camp. (Bridge) Their youngest daughter, Anne, is an aspiring writer who has recently received a journal for her birthday on June 29, 1942, not even a month prior to her disappearance from society. (FS1) Anne Frank and her family were Jewish, living in a time period where it was illegal to be of that ethnicity and religion. (FS2) Anne decides to use her journal to document all of the events of the Annex, and what it was like to be an undercover Jew in such a dark period in history. (FS3) (Thesis) In the Diary of Anne Frank, author Anne Frank reveals to the reader that (I) all
The memoir details the struggles and freedoms of a young woman in a new land. In her memoir, Santiago reveals the history of her life and her family in the Puerto Rican Island. She was the first born to her parents, even though she says her father has an older daughter she has never seen. Santiago tells how her parents’ relationship was on the rocks because her mother suspected her dad was unfaithful (Santiago 107). During all this, her younger brother Raymond is badly injured in a bicycle accident.
Childhood On July 6, 1921, Anne Frances Robbins was born in New York City, she was an only child of Kenneth Robbins, a salesman, and Edith Luckett Robbins, an aspiring actress. From an early age, Anne acquired the nickname “Nancy”. During Nancy’s infancy, her father, Kenneth left the marriage, leading to Edith to send her daughter to be raised by her aunt and uncle, Virginia and C. Audley Galbraith, in Bethesda, Maryland. While there, Nancy attended Sidwell Friends School. Her aunt would also travel with her to New York to visit her mother, when her mother was there for lengthy theater runs (1).
“Maria Padian was born in New York, but when she was five years old she moved to “the country” which was New Jersey in 1960. She grew up on an acre of land and was allowed to roam with her brother.” ( Padian) Both of her parents immigrated to the U.S. “Her father was Irish and her mother Spanish. She didn’t even learn English until she was five years old. Maria Padian says that her mother was like J.Lo, beautiful, a great dancer, and a lot of fun. Maria’s mother would not buy her any toy she wanted but would buy her any book she wanted.” (Padian) This led to Maria’s big imagination.