Maya Angelou is well known today for her poetry. She is a very inspirational woman that poems speak to many young women still today. Maya Angelou is one of those people that everyone loves and not many could ever have anything negative to say. She went through hard times as a child that later made her a better poet.
She continued publishing short stories and was later deemed as the “master of the short story” in the Dominican Republic. She’d become well known for her Afro-Dominican context, which at the time was an uncharted territory within Dominican literature.
Rachel Carson was very inspiring to the world. She wrote lots of amazing books. She was a Marine Biologist for fiffteen years. Rachel Carson was born on May 27,1907,in Springdale, Pennsylvania. Rachel went to Chatham University and graduated in 1929. She studied at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory. Rachel got her MA in Zoology in 1932.She was hired at the U.S Bureau of Fisheries. She than began her fiffteen year career in the Federal Service as
Lucille Clifton was one of the worlds best poets and backbone of many. Not only she was a post modernist poet but also and modernist , which gave people of all genre to understand and enjoy her writings. Having one of the best books of New York times and graduating from one of the top colleges really helped lucille launch success and help her career bloom.
Zora Neal Lee Hurston was born on January 7, 1891 in Eatonville, Florida. She was the fifth of the eight children to Lucy Ann Potts and John Hurston (“Zora Hurston” 3). Her mother had died in 1904 when she was thirteen. She dropped out of school after her death. When young Zora had seen her older sister, Sara hurt and rejected, she having bad attitudes because of her new stepmother. A few years later, Zora got into a physical fight with her stepmother causing her father to be on his daughter’s side.
At nineteen she married Oscar Chopin, who was a French Creole from New Orleans. They had six children together. After her husband's sudden death IN???, she moved back to ST. Louis and began to write. In 1890 she published her first novel. Her stories concerned the life of French Creole in Louisiana and were praised for their accurate
Harper Lee is a familiar face and name to several. She is known for her unforgettable book called “To Kill a Mockingbird”. Harper Lee, a southern novelist, was private and reclusive, so her friends decided to write a book so that people did know about her, which is where I obtained the majority of my information.
Later in her career, of writing, she was known as the African American who wrote about the realm of science fiction. The reason that Octavia choose to write about science fiction was to be able to address the concern of humanity. Her books also
Atwood was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1939. In her early years, she spent half of each year in the wilderness of northern Ontario. . Her father worked as an insect scientist. During these long periods of time, Atwood enjoyed writing plays with morals, poems, and comic books. This all stopped when she was 11. Later on, her love for writing reappeared in high school along with the commitment of pursuing a career related with writing and literature. Margaret studied at the University of Toronto, Victoria College, Radcliffe College and Harvard University.
She received her first typewriter as a teen and received ardent support from her parents over her choice of a career as she wrote through her high school and college time. She earned a scholarship to attend Syracuse University and graduated valedictorian in the year 1960. She then received her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin in the year 1961. She took on teaching work at the University of Windsor in Canada. She and her husband went on to work as co-editors on the literary quarterly publication “The Ontario Review; she then later on took on a teaching position at Princeton University in the late 1970’s.
Her books are all dedicated to her mother, "DEAR MAMA," "To My Mother," "To my mother." Her poems are the only chronicles I have of her life. In the second book we learn that she started writing it in the winter of 1968 in New York and finished it in Winnipeg in September 1971. Her third book is begun in Berlin that same year and finishes in France, in between she continues in Hebrides, Singapore, Steglitz, Meylan, Budapest, Iona, Cracow, Prague, Poland, Malaysia, Paris.
There are many female writers, some known better than other. Female writes most of the time focused their stories in experiences or personal point of view on what is going on around them. Other women write fiction of unusual worlds and character that people can relate to with the struggle or experiences. Margaret Atwood the “Canadian nationalist poetess is a prominebt figure concerned with the need for a new language to explore relations between subjects and society“ (Omid, Pyeaam 1). Atwood wrote her first novel called, “The Edible Woman”; this first novel categorized her as feminist, based on the main character of a strong woman. In an interview with Emma Brockes, Atwood affirms, "First of all, what is feminism? Second, which branch of it? Am I against women having rights? Actually, no. Am I really a puppet of the women's movement? No, I'm too old for that. I've been writing since 1956 and there was no women's movement in sight at the time”. Atwood does stands for women’s right but she never thought of being feminist while writing her stories. Atwood writes about strong women because just like any other female they are tired of reading about weak and submissive woman in books. Is clear that Atwood began writing before the woman movement started and that means she was ahead of her time. Atwood’s works is not just feminist her works represents her art and the way she feel about the world. Margaret Atwood is a poet, critic, novelist, and activist. Atwood’s stands for issues that trouble her and that she sees that are obstacles for her community. Through her entire writing career peoples can see that culture, science, feminism, and environment is reflected in her words and her expression to tell a story the only way she can. Her sho...
“Her work so embodies that the era’s giddy mix of cynicism and sentimentally that once her depression stilled the champagne corks and the clouds of war began over Europe (bbc.com) Most of her stories starred female characters dealing with social expectations. Some of her stories were lovetorn, suicidal, and alcoholics, but they were “undeniably strong characters” (bbc.com). Her “stories also deal with questions of family race, war, and economic