As Stephen King once said, “Get busy living, or get busy dying.” Stephen King, an american horror author, is considered by the masses to be one of the most influential authors of the late nineteenth and twentieth century. With at least 136 works from novels to novellas written, King has left a lasting impact on everyone all around the world. King combined horror with mystery to give readers a story to remember. Kings books not only appear in almost every library, but are shown through movies ranging from The Shining (1980) to It (2017). King was placed number one on New York Times best-seller list before the book It was officially published.
Sparks is one of the most beloved storytellers, according to Creative (2002). All of his books have been New York Times bestsellers, with over 105 million copies sold worldwide, in more than 50 languages. Nicholas Sparks has an impact on American culture today because he connects with the readers and makes them feel emotions while reading his work. His most common themes are Christianity, love, tragedy, and fate which are shown and developed through his work. Sparks has a beautiful way of portraying a complicated love story.
Mainly, the book receive several recognitions; for example, this book is known for winning a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction after being on the bestseller list for more than 40 weeks, defining at the end this work as classic of modern American literature. The reason that I decided to read this book is because it talks about the problems that were faced and change every aspect of society until today in one place that was form and spreads around the world, equality among the people, that are still need to be prevented or controlled, so we can say this writing helps to educate the minds of young and older ones, something I admired and interest on to read every word it presents. There is the main character playing as the narrator of her own story, seeing her as a tomboy that understands throughout the story the reality of the world she is living on from a young age,
Vincent Van Gough’s role was played by Kirk Douglas and the role of his brother was played by James Donald. The film received three nominations for Academy Award and Anthony Quinn who has a minor role garnered Best Actor in Supporting Role Oscar. Rotten Tomatoes considered this film as famous in which, the story was about the real connection between Van Gough’s brother and himself. This biopic has used almost 200 original paintings of Van Gough. Even though the Lust for Life film have failed to receive the mandatory number of viewers to acquire the seal of “Certifies Fresh” still, the film presently has an approval rating of 100% from the Rotten Tomatoes critics and was appreciated very well by many critics.
. In the American Film Institute's list of top movies ever made, it comes in at number three, after Citizen Kane and Casablanca; it is number 121 in the list of all-time box-office grosses, and has been a consistent seller in video and DVD releases. As a result, literary critics have a tendency to think that the novel's continued success is less a result of its own merit, and rather a case of riding on the movie's coattails. One critic even guessed that because the movie's director Francis Ford Coppola co-wrote the screenplay with Puzo and the movie contained the book's best lines, the good parts of the book were actually Coppola's writing, even though the book was published and selling millions of copies before the two ever met. The book and
Gilgamesh was the best known of all Mesopotamian heroes. He was two-thirds of god and one-third human, which made him the wisest, most handsome and strongest of mortals. He was the king of ancient Sumerian city, but his power had gone to his head and he spended all his time having endless athletic competitions and having sex with any young women that he desired. Until one day that the citizens of Uruk couldn´t tkae it any longer and they pray to the gods for help. The god Anu listened there prayers and told the goddess Auru to create another man able to match Gilgamesh.
Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952) attracted a lot of popularity shortly after it was published. Even though Ellison did not publish any other novels, his debut remained as one of the most popular works of the contemporary American novel. Even after over forty years of its publishing, Invisible Man was chosen to be the best postwar era novel in a 1965 Book Week poll (Corry, 1995: 98). Its popularity continues as people use it in their references and publish dozens of literary works to this date (Yaszek, 2005: 298). Despite the novel’s big success and influence, Ellison described his book as “not quite fully achieved attempt at a major novel.” According to him, the most the novel could do was to replace “narrow naturalism” of the popular mainstream
The Lion King How many times have we heard about the Shakespeare 's influence? Because of the particular and flawless works of William Shakespeare, it is not surprising that why he is one of the most influential person in the literary society for more than century. Undoubtedly, there are many people willing to let their heart be broken and cry for his work over and over again. Although his body was consumed by the time, his name and spirit are still breathing in our world through the poetry, literature, book or even movie. It can be found Shakespeare 's influence in every entertainment industry, especially his shortest and bloodiest tragedy like 'Macbeth ', which is the most famous one.
Scott Fitzgerald) was a short story writer and novelist considered one of the pre-eminent authors in the history of American literature due almost entirely to the enormous posthumous success of his third book, The Great Gatsby. Perhaps the quintessential American novel, as well as a definitive social history of the Jazz Age, The Great Gatsby has become required reading for virtually every American high school student and has had a transportive effect on generation after generation of readers. At the age of 24, the success of his first novel, This Side of Paradise, made Fitzgerald famous. One week later, he married the woman he loved and his muse, Zelda Sayre. However by the end of the 1920s Fitzgerald descended into drinking, and Zelda had a mental breakdown.
How many times have we heard about the Shakespeare's influence? Because of the particular and flawless works of William Shakespeare, it is not surprising that why he is an influential person in the literary society for more than century. Undoubtedly, there are many people willing to let their heart be broken and cry for his work over and over again. Although his body was consumed by the time, his name and spirit are still breathing in our world through the poetry, literature, book or even movie. It can be found Shakespeare's influence in every entertainment industry, especially his shortest and bloodiest tragedy like Macbeth (1610), which is the most famous one.
F. Gary Gray made his mark with "Friday" and again with "Set It Off." He showed his versatility in TLC 's "Waterfalls" video. He made history with "Straight Outta Compton." The good news for Gray is that while "Compton" has already made him the highest-grossing African American director of all time, the movie isn 't done bringing in money. His totals continue to go up by millions of dollars every week and it doesn 't look like that will end anytime soon.
Considered to be one of the most creative authors of the 20th century, Ray Bradbury is best known for his whimsical imagination and ability to bring fantastic, and sometimes even unreal, ideas to life through his writing. With a career spanning over 70 years, and more than 500 published works to his name, Bradbury has rightfully earned his title as "one of the most influential science fiction writers of our time". Born in Waukegan, Illinois in 1920, Ray Bradbury was not always interested in writing. It was only after a trip to his local carnival at the age of twelve that his imigination was ignited. A magician by the name of Mr. Electrico put on a show that would change not only the way young Bradbury viewed literature, but the way he viewed