When he was a young boy he read many poems by Edgar Allen Poe and that is what influenced him to write his first books until he was eighteen. Chundu the Magician was a radio show that was a hugh impact on Bradbury’s life. After the show ended Bradbury wrote every episode by memory and that is what got him into writing. When he was a kid he was born and raised in Waukegan, which is the setting for many of his stories. Also in LA he met a police man that inspired him to write the book Fahrenheit 451.
His father saw him as a future genius and would have him sit in a tall chair and tell stories to his co-workers at the office. In 1814 his father John was temporarily sent to the London office to work as a clerk. During this time, as a child Dickens attended the school of Williams Giles. Growing up he had many responsibilities that included attending school, college, and maintaining a professional job at the same time. His parent’s income started slowing down.
John Updike was born on March 18, 1932 in Reading, Pennsylvania. He was raised in a small town of Shillington. He grew up being the only child. He lived with his father Wesley, his mother Linda and his grandparents. His father was a junior-high math teacher and his mother was a housewife and aspiring writer.
Frederick Ogden Nash was born August 19, 1902, in New York. His family thought that education was very important, and this was the basis for his love of languages and writing. At the age of seven, he got an eye infection, so he had to stay in a darkened room for almost a year. During this time, his mother schooled him, and this helped him develop his incredible memory. By the tender age of 10, he was already writing the humorous poetry that he became famous for.
Not seeming to enjoy this profession, Charles decided to work instead as a shorthand reporter at the Doctor's Commons. This is where his love of writing started. He began to write for magazines under the alias Boz, a nickname ... ... middle of paper ... ...llen Lawless Ternan whom he met after she joined his theater company in 1858. Ellen was very loquacious and inspired many characters in Dickens's later novels. She was very headstrong and left a great impression in Charles Dickens's head when she left him in 1870, the year which he died.
Though he was moved often and had troubles with his father in his young life, Frost still maintained good grades and two years before he graduated Frost had “La Noche Triste” printed in the high school bulletin. This was his first printed poem. Two years later Frost graduated and read a speech titled “A Monument to After-Thought Unveiled” (Faggen, xi). This marked the end of Frost’s childhood and the beginning of his adulthood and the many decisions that came with it. After high... ... middle of paper ... ...een a favorite of poetic intellects and every day readers for decades.
Eliot began to write because of the depression of his father’s death. Eliot’s depression caused him to suffer writer’s block. His depression did not allow him to appreciate the greater things in life, but he still continued to be successful. Eliot, the youngest of seven children, attended Smith Academy when he was sixteen. Eliot was introduced to a girl through one of his friends and later married her, Eliot had many accomplishments (Garraty, John and Mark C. Carnes, eds.
When Dickens worked at the newspaper he would occasionally write a column or a cartoon for the newspaper and soon became a very well known newspaper reporter. From about the time that Dickens was eleven or twelve years old to the time that he was seventeen or eighteen he went from a poor uneducated young boy to a well educated well known reporter. (âˆœDickens life and the carolâˆ) Dickens as a well-known newspaper reporter wrote his first books which were mostly a work of sketches or short stories. When Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol he did it mostly because of the decline of traditions and religion around the holid... ... middle of paper ... ...26;ˆ Was asked by a young girl when she learned that Charles Dickens had died. In Charles Dickens Fifty-eight years of life he touched many lives and even today his writings are still touching lives with his extraordinary view of life.