But the tension between them made Mary suffer from skin boils at the age of thirteen. The skin boils soon disappeared when they were separated from each other. Mary’s father sent her away to live at her aunt’s house, she loved being around all her cousins. Throughout Mary’s childhood she never felt truly loved. One day Mary meet a young poet names Percy Bysshe Shelley at the time Percy was married to a nineteen year old but also felled in love with Mary.
David and Florence spoke welsh but wanted their children to speak English. (“Dylan Thomas” ) Young Dylan had problems in school and those problems followed him into his teenage years. He only did well in his English and reading classes. At the time he was attending Mrs. Hole’s Dame school but once his father saw his grades were in danger he enrolled him in the single sex Swansea Grammar School where he worked. During his time in the grammar school he began to write and publish his poems in the school newspaper.
His parents were Isaiah Okafo Achebe and Janet Anaenechi Iloegbunam Achebe. In the Igbo tradition, storytelling is part of the Igbo community and that is how Chinua Achebe starts to show interest in literature. In 1936, Achebe enrolled in St. Philips’ Central School even though he did not want to. This school is for religious classes for young children like Chinua, but he was a special child because he only spent a week in there and he was noticed by teachers and wrote down his progress. So, he was moved to a higher level class because of his knowledge or intelligence.
Samuel Johnson, poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer, made lasing contributions to English literature was born September 18, 1709 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England in the family home above his wealthy father‘s bookshop. His mother, Sarah Ford was 40 years old when gave birth to him. There was concern he would die in infancy but his health improved. His was plagued with illness throughout his life. As a child he had scrofula, a disease thought to be cured royalty.
Janie desired an equal and loving marriage, neither of which she obtained by her first marriage. Janie was forced into marriage by her grandmother, Nanny, as Nanny thought this would protect Janie after she had been caught kissing Johnny Taylor (The Concept of Love and Marriage in Zora Neale Hurston 's Their Eyes Were Watching God). Nanny forced Janie into a hasty marriage with Mr. Logan Killicks, who Nanny believed would be the most decent option for Janie, as he was financially stable and owned sixty acres of farmland (Haurykiewicz). However, Janie did not wish to be in a loveless marriage and pleaded, “Ah ain’t gointuh do it no mo’, Nanny. Please don’t make me marry Mr. Killicks” (Hurston, 14).
In Zora Neale Hurston’s novel, their eyes were watching god; the author leads Janie through a journey. She lives with her grandmother named Nanny, who currently is attending a white family. Janie is living with Nanny because her mom had been raped and the father was running away from the sheriff. As the story goes on she tries to explore love with different lovers. At the begging she is presented with one young man name Logan, but as time goes on Janie become less interested in him.
He was educated at Swansea Grammar School and spent most of his childhood writing poetry and bunking school. His father was the English Literature Master at Dylan's school, but not even his father could prevent him from skipping school and writing poetry. It has been said that Dylan had an extremely wild imagination and that it was "Freed" by him playing in a near by park as a young boy. His ambition from those early imaginative years was to be a great poet like Keates and the other great poets before him. Although his poetry was described as obscure even from the early days of his life, he had a very specific style of writing poetry.
A Reflection of Life, Seen Through Deaths Eyes “Dylan Marlais Thomas was born October 27, 1914, in Swansea, South Wales” (Dylan Thomas 1). His father David John Thomas had a huge influence on his life from a young age. David was an English Literature professor and “would often recite Shakespeare” (Dylan Thomas 1) to Thomas. Poetry became a passion for Thomas and he would spend much of his childhood reading poems from his favorite artist. He looked up to poets such as “Gerald Manley Hopkins, W.B.
In 1816, at the age of 7, Abraham and his family moved again and this time they moved to the free state of Indiana where land was cheap and slavery was not allowed. (Stone 10) It was here that Abraham’s mother became ill from milk sickness and later died at the age of 34. Abraham’s father needed a wife and mother, so the following year he married an old friend named Sara Bush Johnson. For the next several years Abraham would continue working on the farm and attending school whenever possible. Abraham when help the neighbors read and also enjoyed writing poetry.
Sadly, I admit I fell into this group and didn’t get out until I found my appreciation for Katie. Throughout the year I kept Katie’s words in mind and they started to make sense. Seton Catholic was a small high school, so it wasn’t too long before everyone knew “Crazy Lanie”. That’s the nickname the boys at school gave her. Katie’s physical appearance and loud-mouth intimidated the young Catholic school boys, but her oblivious attitude caused her to be unaware of this.