He got his first taste of battle twelve days later in the bitterly cold weather of January. Owen took part in numerous battles between then and 2nd May when he was taken seriously ill and was eventually sent back to England on 16th June 1917 where he was told he was out of action for six months. It was here that he first met Siegfried Sassoon. Siegfried encouraged Owen to write about his war experiences and so he started to do this in the form of his poetry. He started to write poems and send them with his letters to his mother some of his first were: Anthem for Doomed Youth and Dulce Et Decorum Est.
His father being a very influential figure in the materials engineering world, having helped lay ground for the aluminum industry in France, as well as improve the processes of manufacturing and developing both iron and steel lead Henri to follow in his father’s footsteps. He enrolled into the Ecole Polytechnique on the 25th of October 1869, yet after only a year of schooling himself and his peers were recruited to the French army. Le Chatelier became a second lieutenant and not too long after took part in the Siege of Paris, fighting for the French. After his return he proceeded to move into L’Ecole des Mines in Paris, which he attended until his graduation in 1873. Three years later he married a friend of the family Geneviève Nicolas, with which he had seven children.
Louis Braille Louis Braille was born in the Coupvray, France on January 4, 1809. His mother and father were Monique and Simon René Braille. Louis was the youngest of four other children. Their names were Louis-Simon, Catherine-Josephine, and Marie-Celine. Louis’ father, Simon René, was a saddler.
The rituals of departure in Christianity follows a strict process. When a person is near death, it is customary that a priest is present to hear the person’s last confession; a tradition that was present in my aunt’s passing. I remember leaving the room one day with my family as the priest from the church she is active entered her room with a bible for final prayers a few days before her departure. Reverend Dr. Mark Harris also commented that the transfer of the body from the home to the funeral home is often customary where it is displayed for a period of one or two days where family and friends can view the body. This is followed by a funeral mass in which participants take part in a holy communion where prayers are sent for the deceased followed by a celebration of their life (Sumegi, 2014, Pg.129).
Monet was born November 14, 1840 and was the second son of a well to do businessman. When Monet was five, the family moved to Le Harve in northern France where Monet would spend most of his formative years. Monet would go to school but would struggle learning in a classroom setting and would often be caught drawing and sketching during lessons. Monet’s aversion to class and instruction would also be evident as he trained as an artist. His mother’s death in 1857, when Monet was 16, caused a lot of grief for Monet and shortly after her death he would leave school, move in with his widowed aunt and pursue art.
Emile Durkheim was French sociologist. He was born on April 15, 1858 in Epinal, France. Epinal is located in the Eastern French Province, Lorraine. His father, Moise was the Chief Rabbi of Epinal, Vosges, and Haute-Marne, while his mother, Melanie, worked as an embroiderer. Durkheim was the youngest of their four surviving children.
Dickens’ felt abandoned and betrayed by the adults who were supposed to take care of him. These sentiments would later become a theme in his writing. Dickens was able to go back to school when his father received an inheritance and paid off his debts. At the time, he went to Wellington House Academy in London for nearly three years. In 1827, Dickens had to drop out of school again when he was just 15 to contribute to his family’s income.
The next day, R&B/Soul singer Bobby Womack died. I remember playing his songs all day Friday. Then, the funeral for my Great Grandmother came on July 2nd, five days before it was time to go back to school. Everybody, including relatives, came to pay respects. My cousin, who was a minister said a few words and broke down.
When my mom and I finally left the meeting and being told I’m going to repeat the 8th grade, we went home, where I get another speech from my mom and sister about this happen because of the divorce between my mom and dad but how I am very close to my dad and now he’s not in the picture. However, my mom called him and told him the news then, he gives me another speech. This day causes a metamorphosis within my life. A metamorphosis of my feels and my acting because in the weeks to come I did not care about anything and started my new habit of cross country running. I also did not talk to anyone, all I did was eat and hear my mom and sister talk crap of how the only reasoning I’m doing this is because my parents divorced and my father is not living with us and much
After a while the stress was weighing him down and it was probably some sort relief when he went to fight the French. In 1756 he returned. On August 4, 1757 Paul Revere married Sara Orne, or a Revere referred to her “Sary”. After some years of marriage Revere thinks it’s time for something new so he joins the masons, where he meets James Otis and Joseph Warren both men whom are of importance to him. In 1761 the year James Otis made his famous speech to Revere it would be know as the year that he fought his cousin Francis husband.