In 1924, he had the brilliant idea to move to France to make a positive change to his work, this sort of enlightenment had great results a year after he had changed his environment, "The Great Gatsby" was made. Many dare to assure is the grates novel of he 20th century, even of all time but that goes after every reader's judgement. The novel made a huge fortune and make himself very proud of it. He was a very smart man, who tried to beat every past novel he wrote but that became very hard for him. His record went to 178 stories which made him the author he ended up being.
Stephen King: father, husband, most famous horror writer of all time. With many successful books, Stephen King has quickly made himself the most renowned author of the horror genre and can prove it from the countless awards he has received like the British Fantasy Award, Edgar Grand Master Award, and Goodreads Choice Awards Best Fiction. Because so many of his books are successful, many of them have been adapted into mini series on television or even into movies. Most notably the screen adaptations for The Shining (1980) and It (1990 and 2017) are what most people immediately think about.
His influence on society is clear due to his books’ and movies’ popularity. King is considered a celebrity by many due to these works. King made his novels seem realistic because many of them were based on events that happened in his life. Also, King would think what is the worst thing that could happen when he was doing everyday activities and create novels off of these thoughts. King experienced trauma at a very young age when his parents split up, this caused Stephen and his brother David to divide their time between Indiana and Connecticut.
“Franklin achieved fame and further financial success with ‘Poor Richard’s Almanack,’ which he published every year from 1733 to 1758. The almanac became known for its witty sayings, which often had to do with the importance of diligence and frugality…” Indubitably, Franklin’s writings go on to inspire many in their ways of
The Impact of John Green on American Culture As author John Green once shared, “What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?”. John Green is recognized by many as the “most popular new teen novelist since Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling”. Through the years, Green has written many popular young adult/teen novels, five of them making The New York Times best sellers list. He not only shares through his writing, but also through media, being an internet sensation on YouTube along with his brother. Their YouTube channel “Vlogbrothers,” has brought Green’s popularity up substantially on multiple other media sites helping him share his thoughts and beliefs.
“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm” (Churchill). Irving was a very successful writer in his time and still well known today. Washington Irving is firmly planted into the tapestry of American literature because of his use of mood and symbolism in his short story, “The Devil and Tom Walker”. Washington Irving was born in New York City in 1783. Irving had a knack for making up authors for stories he created.
Soon he started down a different path, one that would eventually land him at the MFA program at Syracuse University, where he still teaches the creative writing program” (George Saunders Biography). Saunders’ writing often is about U.S. relations around the world. Saunders has won the National Magazine Award for fiction four different time along with several other awards. Saunders is a very successful writer and continues to write award winning
Elie Wiesel Elie Wiesel is the author of widely read Nobel Peace Prize novel, Night. The novel is not only a widely read Nobel Peace Prize But also widely taught because of the extensive amount of subtext that helps create the meaning of this novel. There are several types of rhetoric that Elie uses to create this subtext, including tone, organization, and repetition. With these rhetorical devices, repetition is the most effective to create his meaning in two of his speeches called “Elie Wiesel's Acceptance Speech for the Nobel Peace Prize,” and “A God Who Remembers.” Elie Wiesel gives the audience a certain tone to manipulate the audience emotions. Tone is the one unique elements of the author's attitude towards the subject.
Clive Staples Lewis is an amazing author of fantasy literature and is arguably one of the most influential writers of his time. Most everyone knows the worldwide phenomenal tale of Narnia. As a child, he frequently had thoughts of fantastic creatures and his interest of stories grew. In one of his highly successful books he once said “Progress means not just changing, but changing for the better.” (C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity, 25) Mere Christianity was written for the purpose of defending Christian belief. Clive was a lay theologian and a Christian apologist who used logic and philosophy in great
The book, even with all of the censoring it has received, was able to achieve positive response from notable critics. John Steinbeck’s book was chosen as a Book of the Month Club selection and, in a survey by the BBC in UK, it was number 52 on a list of “the nation’s most loved novel”. The novella is, obviously not famous for nothing, the inumerous themes it carries include the following: the “American dream”, coming to terms with broken plans, and friendship. “Of Mice and Men” is a timeless book that will continue to read by generations to
In conclusion, Before You Go is a great book with a great storyline that will keep the reader reading for hours. The storyline isn 't the only factor that created such a great book. The theme and mood also played a big role in creating the book. Even though the book is great, there was one flaw that I believe should have been fixed. Despite the book being so small the author did an amazing job writing the story.