However, in 1908, when Scott was twelve, the family moved back to St. Paul and Fitzgerald enrolled in the St. Paul Academy. The family moved again in late 1911 and Scott went to the Newman School in New Jersey, until 1913. After graduating high school, Fitzgerald was accepted to the Princeton class of 1917, but he didn’t graduate, and enlisted in the army instead. While in Europe, Fitzgerald came to terms with the fact that he was going to die in the war, so to leave a living legacy, he wrote a scanty novel entitled, “The Romantic Egotist”. Although the novel was praised for its originality, it was rejected and asked to be resubmitted when revised.
George Orwell's Animal Farm The Author: George Orwell (1903-1950 ), whose real name was Eric Arthur Blair, was born in 1903 in Motihari, Bengal, India. His father, Richard Walmesley Blair was a civil servant for the British colonial government. In 1904 he moved with his mother and sister to England and was educated at Eton. He began to write at an early age, and was even published in college periodicals, but he did not enjoy school. Orwell failed to win a university scholarship and without the opportunity to continue his education he went to Burma and served in the administration of the Indian Imperial Police from 1922 to 1927, when he resigned in part due to his growing dislike of British imperialism, a dislike he vocalized in his essays Shooting an Elephant (1950), and A Hanging (1931).
Fitzgerald died in 1940, believing himself to be a failure and his work forgotten. However, the novel experienced a revival during World, and became a part of American high school curricula and numerous stage and film adaptations in the following decades. Today, The Great Gatsby is widely considered to be a literary classic and a contender for the title "Great American Novel". ... ... middle of paper ... ...eference for The Great Gatsby and the next month Fitzgerald agreed. A month before publication, after a final review of the proofs, he asked if it would be possible to re-title it Trimalchio or Gold-Hatted Gatsby but Perkins advised against it.
Soon he left his hometown to attend Harvard University, studying French literature and philosophy. After a graduate school at several universities, a failed marriage, a nervous breakdown, and the publishing of his most famous work The Waste Land, Eliot made some major changes. He transferred to Anglicanism and became a British citizen, both possibly being big reasons for his change in writing style (Trudeau 1). Eliot died in 1965 of emphysema. Eliot’s grandfather was a Unita... ... middle of paper ... ...976.
George Orwell was the pen name of British author Eric Arthur Blair, born on June 25, 1903 in Motihari, India where his father, Richard Walmesley worked as a civil servant for the British Empire. Orwell's mother, Ida Mabel Blair, moved him and his sister Marjorie to England a year later as that they could be brought up in a more traditional Christian environment. Orwell went to prep schools and went on to Eton College. Orwell went to prep schools and went on to Eton College from 1917 to 1921. He began to write and publish some work in college periodicals.
The Return of the Native The Return of the Native is considered the first of Hardy’s major tragic novels. He began writing it in 1876 when he and Emma moved from London back to Dorset. Hardy finished the novel in 1878. Leslie Stephen, the editor of the Cornhill, rejected an early version of it. In a letter to a friend Hardy discussed Leslie’s concerns: Though he [Leslie Stephens] liked the opening, he feared that the relations between Eustacia, Wildeve, and Thomasin might develop into something ‘dangerous’ for a family magazine, and he refused to have anything to do with it unless he could see the whole.
After he finished school at Eton, he was at a dead end and had to find a job. Orwell had to make a hard decision about what he has going to do and where he was going to do it. He decided that he would move back to India and join the India Imperial Police in 1922 in Burma for five years (The World Book Encyclopedia). During the five years in Burma he realized that he had a real passion for writing and chose to pursue a career in writing. “He lived in poverty in England and Europe from 1927 to the mid 1930’s” (The World Book Encyclopedia).
Biography Harry Lewis Sinclair was born in Sauk, Centre Minnesota on February 7, 1885. Growing up he had two brothers and a father who worked as a physician. His mother died when he was six years old and his father would soon remarry. Feeling unaccomplished with himself, Lewis tried to run away and join the Spanish-American war in 1898, but he was unsuccessful (Borgoin). In 1903 Lewis enrolled at Yale University, where he wrote many pieces of literature.
ANIMAL FARM 1. Author’s Biography George Orwell (his real name was Arthur Eric Blair) was born in Motihari, India, in 1903. He was educated in England at Eton College. He served with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma from 1922 to 1927, when he returned to England. In poor health, and striving to become a writer, he lived for several years in poverty, first in Paris and then in London.
After about a year studying law, Cezanne finally decided to tell his father he wanted to move to Paris to pursue a profession as an artist. His father was not pleased with his decision, but eventually agreed. In 1861 Cezanne moved to Paris, but it only lasted about six months. He suffered from depression and decided to move home, wondering if he had chosen the wrong career. After a year of working with his father, he decided to give painting another try.