Time was running out with no way out, I was slowly suffocating. But when I woke up and went to school I wanted to never come back. I wanted a time machine to go back to see what I had done wrong. Why did it have to be on the day of my birthday? The day I waited the anterior year to be rejected by my brother, best friend, and backstabber.
By 1845, he became known as a “literary sensation.” On October 3rd, Poe was found at Gunner’s Hall, lapsing in and out of consciousness. He was unable to recall what happened to him and died on October 7th, 1849. Although Poe had struggled financially throughout his life, he has become “one of America’s most enduring writers.” (The Biography.com website)
He is noted to rarely mention his personal life, perhaps due to the impact of his mother’s death, his father’s financial problems, and his difficult marriage. Because of these stressful events, “he struggled over individual poems and was often dissatisfied with his efforts”( Ruppersburg). His first novel Night Rider, unfortunately went unrecognized but on the other hand, All The King’s Men gained popularity as a notable political novel about the process of going from ‘rags to riches’, earning him the Pulitzer Prize. Shortly after, Warren experienced a ten year long poets block in 1954 and wrote autobiographical verses about the lessons and losses of experience. He used personal experiences from his childhood as well as history to write these works.
The journey of Odysseus began at the end of the Trojan war, when he tried to make it to Penelope in his home, Ithica. But the gods were not happy with Odysseus, due to his arrogant ways and his lack of faith in the gods. Because of this, his journey home would become a 20 year one. He was moved, of course, a number of times by the gods or by weather, He faced many trials and was stopped at many places. Each place he was brought to ended up being another trial.
The Great Gatsby: A Story of the Corrupted American Dream Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, better known as F. Scott Fitzgerald, was a famous member of what is known as the “Lost Generation”, a group of literary figures who left America due to discontent with the country in the early 1900s. Fitzgerald was born in 1896 and frequently moved around the country over the course of his life, working many different jobs but never becoming successful or wealthy. In his late teens, he joined the United States Army and fell in love with a girl at the camp where he was stationed, but she refused to marry him due to his economic instability. He later married her after the war and became a writer, although that incident changed his views on American society. As a heavy alcoholic who was constantly in debt, Fitzgerald moved to
Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston and died on October 7, 1849. Poe 's life initially started off in tragedy when his father left him at infancy forcing his mother to look after him and car for him. Only a year later Poe 's mother had past away leaving him with no parents. Edgar then moved to Richmond, Virginia, with his new foster parents, John and Frances Allan. Poe 's writing career initially began in New York when he worked as a reporter and copyeditor ("The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe").
He felt that he was called to be a writer, even though his father did not approve. He published his first book of literary work called An Inland Voyage at the age of twenty-eighty (biography.com Editors). All of his life, he was extremely sickly and ill. He suffered from what was most likely undiagnosed tuberculosis. This caused hemorrhaging lungs (biography.
He lived with his mother and she took him to his father who lived Manila, Philippines. Paulsen ran away when he was fourteen because his parents fought a lot. He was the only child so he was very lonely, his parents were alcoholics and were always arguing. Paulsen graduated high school in 1957 with the grade average of a D-.
He was rescued by his Uncle Charlie from the fire. He hated school, and was bored by it. He even hated poetry when he was younger! He went to Hunter College and flunked English three times. Afterwards, he worked strange jobs including a potter, cab driver, and singing in coffeehouses.
Milton’s father, Henry was a dreamer who dreamed of having businesses and failed every time. Milton’s mother’s name was fanny. Milton did not get a good education because he moved so much. when Milton was 13 he stopped going to school. He started working as an apprentice to a printer.
He attempted suicide on several occasions due to all the hurt and abuse he experienced. Tyler Perry moved to Atlanta in hopes of pursuing his career. While chasing his dreams, for six years, Tyler Perry was rejected, he was never able to keep a steady job, and he remained homeless, sometimes sleeping in his car. Tyler Perry began using writing about his life as an outlet. He returned to school to receive his GED, and finally