For all its passages of despair, Frank 's diary is essentially a story of faith, hope and love in the face of hate. On June 12, 1942, Anne Frank 's parents gave her a red checkered diary for her 13th birthday. She wrote her first entry, addressed to an imaginary friend named Kitty, that same day: "I hope I will be able to confide everything to you, as I have never been able to confide in anyone, and I hope you will be a great source of comfort and support." During the two years Anne Frank spent hiding from the Nazis with her family in the Secret Annex in
Part ONE : ABOUT THE AUTHOR Sylvia Plath October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American artist, author, and short story essayist. Conceived in Boston, she learned at Smith College and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge before accepting recognition as an artist and essayist. She was hitched to kindred writer Ted Hughes from 1956 until they isolated in September 1962. They lived respectively in the United States and afterward in England and had two youngsters, Frieda and Nicholas. Plath was clinically discouraged for the greater part of her grown-up life.
The great poet, Robert Frost, was born March 26,1874 in San Francisco, California (Robert Frost Biography). At a young age Frost was presented with the traumatic news of his father’s, William Prescott, death due to the cause of tuberculosis (Robert Frost Biography). This incident was just the first of many that might have caused his use of individualism and symbolism throughout his poems. After his father’s tragic death, he moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts with his mother and sister (Robert Frost Biography). Frost attended Lawrence High School where he graduated as valedictorian.
In Running with Scissors: a memoir, Augusten Burroughs writes about his life from age 9 to 17 years old. In the beginning of the book Augusten describes the admiration of his mother, glorifying her to an unsettling extent. He explains that his enjoyment of opera music and formal wear can be credited to his mother. He expands on his enjoyment by including his fascination of shiny things by polishing. He gives insight of his parents, his mother being a poet who is adamant that she will someday be famous because of her poems and his father, a severe alcoholic.
Rumors went on and Lauren Slater the author of Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychology Experiments of the Twentieth Century, said that because of Skinner’s baby crib his daughter Deborah killed herself. Which was a false rumor but lots of rumors said she went crazy even when she was very young. Deborah even wrote that she was not a lab rat for her dad and she didn’t sue him ever. http://www.skeptically.org/skinner/id6.html He went back to Harvard as a professor in 1948. He continued teaching until he retired in 1974 but even after he retired he was still inventing and researching.
Not long after her therapist had passed away and Joanne decided to carry on with the book and write a fictional story about her sickness, and the way her therapist impacted her. The book became her best selling novel upon many other books she had published. Joanne Now lives on a mountain top near Colorado with her husband in which she had two children with. She spends her time tutoring in Latin and Hebrew, and teaches cultural anthropology and fiction writing at the Colorado School of Mines; as well as writing on her own
Sylvia Plath was an American author and poet born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 27, 1932. She is most recognised for her only novel The Bell Jar, and became the first person to receive a post-mortem Pulitzer Prize. Plath began writing by keeping a journal at a young age, after publishing several entries she won a scholarship to Smith College in 1950 (“Sylvia Plath Biography”). While studying, Sylvia Plath was accepted as a guest editor at Mademoiselle magazine in New York. Despite the successful career, Plath’s personal life was not as positive.
Amy March (My Mouse): Amy was the youngest of the March`s daughters and her character was based on May Alcott, who achieve early success as an artist in Europe before dying of childbirth complications. As the other members of the March`s family is shown throughout flashbacks and letters written by Mr. March to his family. When Mr. March is referring to Amy, he called her as My Mouse. Ethan Canning: he was an Illinois attorney who has leased widow’s plantation (Oak Landing), the southern plantation where March comes to teach the slaves. When March arrives, he observes Canning’s cruel treatment of his workers.
In 1922, Emmy was allowed to become an algebra instructor. Unfortunately, as Hitler came to power in 1933, Emmy was put on leave. She was not only a female, but she was also Jewish. This same year, she left Germany in fear of her safety and traveled to Pennsylvania. Emmy wrote nearly 40 papers during her lifetime making connections in algebra that others could not see.
It is exceptional, since it is longer than the actual tale. In the prologue Alison talks about her experiences of marriage, explain the basis of her theories, and introduce the point, which she later illustrate in her tale: The thing that women want the most is sovereignty. In the prologue, Alison tells about her five husbands, and about how she get control over each of them. We don’t learn much about the first three husbands, according to Alison’s description they were "goode, and riche, and olde". By “goode” Alison probably means, that they were easy to control, since they obeyed her, whenever she accused them of derogating woman while drunk, and they were just happy when Alison spoke nicely to them.