Chambers was a talented writer for the Daily Worker. During this time Chambers also worked as an editor at The New Masses (Boston, 2011). After seeing how well Chambers did with these two jobs, he was asked to join the underground movement of the Communist Party (Boston, 2011). Chambers was asked to be a part of the underground because he was Ivy League educated and was well connected to respected intellectuals, he was very good at speaking other languages and was fluent already in German, and he al... ... middle of paper ... ...nger or disappear like Poyntz and have his family be alone. After Chambers left the party he received a job at TIME Magazine as a book and film reviewer (Chambers, 2013).
Skinner adapted the principles which were investigated by Thorndike, to explain how many aspects of human behaviour are acquired. There is also a type of learning called social learning which other behaviourists believe is connected to the behaviourist theory. An example of this is in the Bandura et al. Study. In this study it is demonstrated how aggression is learned and shaped by role models.
Behaviorism is a branch of psychology that has a theoretical approach that gives emphasis to the study of behavior in place of the subject of the mind or the physiological correlates of one's behavior. Behavior is the externally visible response to a stimulus of an animal or human (Weidman). B.F. Skinner is one of the most prominent psychologists of the study of behaviorism. Skinner was on the advance of behaviorism. B.F. Skinner created a group of theories that set out to prove that subjective impetus is not what behavior in humans and animals is so much based on but that behavior is more based on possible reward received and chastisement applied to the animal or human (Newsmakers).
His parents also had a variety of literature in the house for the children to read. Steinbeck’s biggest influence in his career was when he had been given a copy of Malory’s Morte d’Arthur at the age of nine. (Stephan) His mother and John Steinbeck's family lived in the "fertile agricultural valley,” and with that he formed an appreciation early for the Salinas Valley land, which he used in most of his later novels. (Wyatt) As a kid Steinbeck was shy and quite, but very smart. At the age of fifteen Steinbeck was "encouraged by his freshman English teacher to write," (ANB) and from then he knew he wanted to become a writer.
Conformity and Individuality in a Small Town John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania on March 18, 1932. His father was a high school math teacher who supported the entire family, including his grandparents on his mothers side. As a child, Updike wanted to become a cartoonist because of The New Yorker magazine. He wrote articles and poems and kept a journal. John was an exceptional student and received a full scholarship to Harvard University.
His parents soon realized they had a very gifted son so they sent him to the Hotchkiss School. This school catered to his many different interests. Of all the things MacLeish excelled at he was the best at writing. Archibald graduated at the top of his class and was accepted to Yale University. While at Yale MacLeish studied law, but continued his writing and in his off time the university published a book of his works.
Macfarland acted as a father figure to Rose, by pushing him in school and helping with college acceptance. Both Alexie and Rose were motivated in education because of their father figures. These men also taught Alexie and Rose the importance of literature. Alexie’s father filled their house at a young age with books, so much that Alexie read “Grapes of Wrath’ in kindergarten” (2). Alexie devoured literature, reading “books late into the night” as well as “at recess, then during lunch” (2).
At these schools, he enjoyed writing his own comical and dramatic free verse poems. After graduating out of grammar school, Nash moved on to one of the best private high schools in the east: St. George's in Newport, Rhode Island. Moving on in his life, he enrolled at Harvard at the age of 18 (from 1920-1921). Contemporary American Poets stated that Nash then took a job in the editorial and publicity department at the Doubleday and Doran Publishing Company. He worked very hard at this position, moving up the "executive" ladder very quickly.
Adams was born in Quincy, Mass. on October 30, 1735. He was born in a small house that is still standing and open to visitors. His father was a Deacon and fifth generation farmer. His parents were both fond of reading, wrote John and give him a good education.
One of his favorite subjects growing up was science. After he had studied hard enough, he earned a scholarship to the Normal School of Science, where he attended for college. Right after Wells finished college, he became a journalist in London. There, he met his cousin Isabelle, with whom he fell in love with. He married Isabelle in 1891.