Although Owen only published five books in his lifetime, in 1919 seven more of his poems appeared in the Edith Sitwell annual anthology edited by Siegfried Sassoon. Siegfried Sassoon was born on September 8, 1886 and died on September 1, 1967. In 1917, Sassoon was hospitalized, while he was recovering he wrote the War Poems of Siegfried Sassoon with 64 war poems included. He is remembered from his World War One angry and compassionate poems (poetryfoundation.org). He was interested in poetry and fox hunting.
In October of 1777 John was forced to resign from Presidency because of health problems. By 1778 he recovered from his problem and was given the order as a Major General of Massachusetts Militia. There was six thousand New England men that had something to do with the Rhode Island Campaign, but during his first combat they had to retreat. In 1785 John was reelected and president of the Continental Congress, but his health problems made him have to decline. A few years later he was elected Governor of Massachusetts and served nine terms.He had bad health and that is what stopped him from going to the Constitutional convention in Philadelphia in 1787.
London, behind the words and persona the public saw, was an abusive alcoholic with profound health problems. “By his death at age forty on November 22, 1916, Jack had been plagued for years by a vast number of health problems, including stomach disturbances, ravaging uremia, and failing kidneys. His death certificate states that he died of uremic poisoning” (Wilson, Margie, and Mike Wilson). Writing seemed to not only be a gift of London’s but an outlet for his evident mortality; this inevitable mortality was a recurring theme in his literature. Jack London would define success as overcoming hardships and using those experiences to create works and ideas to inspire the public.
Frost experienced quite a few tragedies throughout his life. His father died, his young son passed away as a child, his daughter died within a day of being born, his wife later died of a heart attack and to think a person couldn 't possibly take much more, his son commits suicide. Along with these tragedies, Frost decides to put his sadness and depression into his writing. In the poem ¨Acquainted with the Night¨ you can see that Frost was lonely, hurt and he tended to isolate himself away from others. Night¨ to express his extreme depression and sadness.
Semmelweis already being somewhat of an outcast just made it worse. In the later years of his life, his wife had him committed to an asylum hospital. Within two weeks after being admitted it is said he was beaten by hospital staff and died from the beating. Although Sherwin Nuland believes Semmelweis had a form of Alzheimer’s disease, but others instead he was insane. We will never know why he died.
He joined the US Army in 1827. In 1836 Edgar married his cousin Virginia when she was only 13 and he was 24. He lost lost his job as a lawyer and writer in 1837 due to excessive drinking. Edgar’s wife Virginia died of tuberculosis on January 30, 1847. We are not really sure what happened in his last few days.
The death of his favorite daughter Léopoldine, died aged 19 in 1843, shortly after her marriage to Charles Vacquerie. On 4 September, she drowned when a boat overturned. Her young husband also died trying to save her. The death left her father devastated. He describes his shock and grief in his famous poem À Villequier.
Alice condition worsens and she is unable to give coherent lectures so she loses her job. John, Alice’s husband, gets offered a job with the Mayo clinic and Alice ask him whether he could take a year off. Then, Alice goes to an Alzheimer’s conference where she gives a speech about her experience with living with Alzheimer’s. During the speech, she used a highlighter to prevent herself from reading the same sentence. Meanwhile, Alice condition continues to worsen.
While he was walking me to school I saw him collapse on the ground as he had a heart attack. This left my mom and me in very tough circumstances, physically, emotionally, and financially. My mom fell into a deep depression a year after my father died. I believe this was because we were struggling financially. My mom had to choose between utilities; sometimes it came between water and electricity.
In the “The Story of an Hour,” by Kate Chopin portrays how Mrs. Mallard felt toward being unhappy with her husband Brentely Mallard and having no freedom to do what she wanted too. Mrs. Mallard, who had a heart condition, was presented with the news that her husband John was killed in a “tragic” train accident. Chopin states, “It was he who had been in the newspaper