He lived his life to the fullest and was known to be a very kind person to his acquaintances and family. But on the other hand he was very quick to get angry and al... ... middle of paper ... ...d his ‘fiction’ life gave his work a sort of irresistible attractiveness as he lead a life of fame and adventure. Hemingway most definitely followed a new and unheard of path in his style of writing. He was an innovator and was one of the most important writers of his time. There is no doubt that he didn’t face many struggles throughout his life, but these experiences also shaped his style and created a new way of writing which is praised and looked up to today.
Detailing his rise from two-re... ... middle of paper ... ...d=3363). A comprehensive review of Keaton's most famous work. Brooke chooses to highlight the star/director's technical achievements, and his place as a true innovator of American comedy cinema. The writer notes: "Keaton's control of this material is masterly throughout, whether it's the large-scale set-pieces (including what was then the single most expensive shot in film history) or the smaller, more intimate moments, such as the iconic image of a lovesick Keaton sitting on the metal bar joining the wheels of his train, oblivious to the fact that it's starting to move". As with other critics, Brooke is all-too aware of Keaton's influence on filmmaking.
The Tragic Life Of A Brilliant Author: Ernest Hemingway “Any man’s life, told truly, is a novel.” That is certainly true for Ernest Hemingway, a brilliant writer, lover, and tragic man who has forever influenced the literature world. He continues to intrigue and mesmerize audiences around the world with his great novels and short stories. Hemingway’s free spirit and love for nature strongly influenced his works. Also regarded as one of the heads of “The Lost Generation” Hemingway was a true ex patriot. Unfortunately Hemingway’s inner demons took over and ended his life.
In his closing years Twain published a number of short stories and some of his finest satire. Twain was a great humorist that was not afraid to take his life experiences and turn them into great, entertaining stories. His stories were very real which is probably the very reason that his stories can capture every one's attention.
After Mark’s father John died in 1847 the family greatly struggled financially. To help aid his family in this economic upheaval he became an apprentice of a printer’s shop and wor... ... middle of paper ... ...ion of over thirty, books, stories, and essays. Mark Twain died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910 and remains one of and if not the most influential and greatest American author of all time. The writings of Mark Twain remain in libraries, on bookshelves, and in the minds of people everywhere. Mark captured the American spirit with humor, through personal experience, and wrote about topics that the average person could relate to.
After finally getting over such a loss they managed to have three more daughters. And they lived a happy life, until Mark Twain died of a heart attack at the age of 74. But he did not leave this world until he had left a great impact in the United States. One of Mark Twains very important works was The Adventures of Tom Sawyer which is about a young boy named Tom Sawyer who lives with his aunt... ... middle of paper ... ...sby mistakes his right hand for his left and leads a charge in the wrong direction, surprising a Russian force which panics and causes a retreat of the Russian army, and with that securing the victory. But everything he did and all of the medals he had won were by luck.
He was a true scholar who put plenty of intellectual, yet eerie plots into all of his writings, which made him a fan favorite. He is so easily recognized by people by the creepy feeling you get when reading some of his poetry. Poe is easily a memorable poet in American history because of is intriguing life story, unforgettable death, mysterious work of literature “The Raven,” and his influence on the modern world of arts. To begin, Edgar Allan Poe had an interesting life that had several key events that inspired him to create the works of art he did. Poe was born and raised by his biological parents for only a short period of time until he was adopted by a childless couple.
Mark Twain is a classic American writer that acquired fame by using satire, writing with single-minded use of words, and by writing the way that most people think and speak. Twain writes with single-minded use of words, which is understood to be plain and simple, yet still intelligent, which enhances American literature. He writes what comes into his mind without fear. This is an example from Huckleberry Finn: ... "then comes a h-wack! bum!
In 1861, Twain traveled to Carson City, Nevada, with his brother Orion. After attempts for silver and gold mining had failed, he continued to write for newspapers. It was in 1863 when Samuel Clemens adopted the name "Mark Twain", a riverman's term for "two fathoms" deep. In 1884 Twain went to San Francisco and reached national fame with his story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." He then took a trip to Hawaii which started him on a very successful career as a public speaker.
During this trip however his wife became very sick and died along with one of his daughters. When he returned home he was very lonely, and his life changed a lot. At the time Mark Twain was the most influential person in the country. This man who started out as a printers apprentice and a steamboat salesman was able to become the most well known person. Twain died in 1910 and still until now he is very respected and a well known writer.