(“Alexander Pope” Britannica school) “Before he was 17 Pope was admitted to London society and encouraged as a prodigy” (“Alexander Pope” Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia) His poem “An Essay on Criticism” was published in 1711. (“Alexander Pope” Britannica school) In 1717 he published “Elegy on the Death of an Unfortunate Lady” and “Eloisa to Abelard.” (“Alexander Pope” Hutchinson’s Biography Database) Alexander’s father died shortly after moving from Binfield to Chiswick in 1717. Because Alexander studied so much and didn't exercise, he developed a curved spine and some tubercular infection. His deformity kept him from much physical activity so he focused more on reading and writing. He had to deal with headaches all his life.
Clara was told to nurse him back to health, which took two years. Caring for her brother made her realize that she wanted to become a nurse. Taking care of her brother caused her to be behind schooling. To make up for this she was sent to a private boarding school. From being homeschooled, Clara was very shy.
He has never truly experienced a happy life and has lived in solitary for 40 years after the death of his sweetheart Louise and his first born son who died after birth. John went on with his life but, the benefit after the event was “ a religious vocation is that it helps you concentrate”(Pg.7) Ames leaves his lifetime work to his son as a way to teach him the knowledge he has gained through years of writing and, for Ames “writing has always felt like praying, even when he wasn't writing prayers.”(Pg.19) Since the death of his first wife and son in a way this was a way to not lose faith in god. Ames learned
He soon became tiered of his brother’s abuse causing him to run away from his home New England in 1723 to start a print shop in New York He failed to set up a shop and walked to Pennsylvania where he would become homeless and run out of money. He soon after found a job as an apprentice printer. Franklin was doing so well that the governor of Pennsylvania promised to setup a print shop for him if Franklin traveled to England to buy fonts and printing equipment. Upon traveling to London and buying the equipment the governor abolished his promise and Benjamin was stuck in England for several months. Before traveling to London Benjamin had been living with the Read family.
), do I ever, will I ever, regret reading The Raven Cycle. Stiefvater has dug herself a firm place in the history of life changing reads that have affected dear Jess’ life. I used to be a little ignorant child before, with my mindset that cried “Sophistication is reserved for all those books validated by a group of men who sat around a round table and decided the who's who of the literary canon”. I never knew Young Adult fiction to be surprising. Like I said, I was ignorant.
Robert Frost wrote a lot of poems, but all of them had a meaning about them. Robert frost was born in san francisco in 1874. He left college without a degree so therefor he struggled unsuccessfully with farming for over a decade. Frost lived through many big moments in history like world war I, the great depression, world war II, and the cold war. Frost creates meaning in his poems by using metaphors like, "the cow in apple time," "nothing gold can stay," and the road not taking."
In his timeless poem, “The World Is Too Much With Us”, William Wordsworth bemoans the state of the world and how people so ignore creation. Wordsworth was an English poet in the in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. His childhood was a traumatic time as he moved from one place to another after the tragic death of his mother. As he grew older, so did his passion for poetry and he soon published in a magazine when he was only seventeen. Despite stains on his character, including a relationship out of marriage, he continues to be revered as one of the greatest poets from that period of history.
“If you have the words, there’s always a chance that you’ll find the way.” Seamus Heaney created his poetry from finding inspiration of the things he experienced throughout his life. Seamus Heaney, wrote some of his major works of poetry during “The Troubles” which was when the conflict that raged between the Protestant and catholics in Ireland. Heaney was born April 1939, he’s the oldest member of his sisters and brother of nine. When his parents died his uncle took care of him. He grew up in the Republic of Ireland, for the first four years of his life in Glanmore cottage in Co Wicklow, then he lived in Sandymount, Dublin.
His parents tried many time to suppress his devotion to literature but they failed, they took it as sign of mental illness. At the age of seventeen, his father took him to mental institution, where he got sessions of electroconvulsive (therapy), Paulo was always a nonconformist and seeker of the new. Paulo has gone on to write may other bestselling books
In Edgar Allan Poe’s works, such as Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, Annabel Lee, and The Fall of the House of Usher, Poe attracts his readers with his one-of-a-kind genre of gothic. Much of his gothic genre in his writings have been influenced by past event in his life. First of all, Poe had never really known his parents because his father had left the house and his mother had died of tuberculosis when he was only three years old. For these reasons, he went to live with Frances and John Valentine Allan, who helped him get into West Point. Unfortunately, Poe was kicked out of West Point because of his alleged poor handling of his duties and later married his cousin, Virginia, who was only 13, when he was 24 years old.
12 Conger right beside brother David 's and for a while Sandy 's. Andrew finally got married on January 21, 1909 to Kate Simms who had recently arrived from England in 1907 and together had at least 5 children: Maggie, Herbert, Celia, Perry and Mary. Three children of Andrew and Kate achieved being listed on the Honour Roll of the Central School for 1928, quite a rare honour for parents. Andrew had some litigation with the prominent Parry Sound Dr. Stone in the Division Court in June 1920 with an unknown resolution or complaint. Andrew died from heart failure and dropsy (or water retention).
In the novel, The Great Little Madison by Jean Fritz, James Madison, a sickly child with a small voice, showed that nobody should judge a book by its cover. Ever since he was young James Madison, “Or Jemmy, as his father called him” (Fritz 7), suffered from fever, bilious attacks, and occasional seizures. He loved reading and when he was sick he had all the time he wanted to read. But, he soon ran out of books to read in his house. So his father sent him to a school in the neighboring country.
During my paper you should maybe get a feel of what it was like from Jacksons point of view. Jackson was born on January, 24, 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia). When he was three years old his dad and six year old sister Elizabeth died of typhoid fever. Because of that his mother re-married a man named Blake Woodson who actually had a record of not liking Step-children. For the marriage to work Julia had to send Thomas, and Laura were sent to Jacksons mill, and his uncle had to take care of him.
The grandson in “Black Mountain, 1977”, mother was an alcoholic and his parents fought all the time, his grandfather had retired the year his grandson graduated from high school. His grandfather asked him if he wanted to help his fix up a house and with everything going on with his family, he went there with his grandparents. During that summer he grew and knew with everything happening with his family he would be ok. The young girl in the beginning of “Three Generations of Native American Women’s Birth Experience” had a different experience in growing up. She had a bad experience with the hospital that she birthed her son and did not want that to happen again and she says, “I wanted something different for my life, for my son, and for my daughter, who later was born in a university hospital in Albuquerque (Harjo, 1991).” She got a good job that offered her insurance and when her daughter became pregnant she was going to give her what she never had but then her daughter had went into labor a month early having problems.
His father wanted him to be a clergy but could not afford to send him to school for that many years. Instead, he became his brother’s, James, apprentice at the age of twelve to learn the printing trade(Begins Apprenticeship). This lasted until 1723, when Benjamin could not work with his brother anymore and left to go to Philadelphia. After so many months, he established himself as a printer and bought the newspaper ‘Pennsylvania Gazette’(Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790). One of his tributes was ‘Poor Richard’s