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At the private college, Plath managed to excel in school and write over four hundred poems while suffering from depression (allpoetry). It was at Smith College, where she attempted her first suicide. Plath graduated from the school in 1955 and moved to Cambridge, England to continue her studies (AAoP). While studying in England, Sylvia Plath met Ted Hughes, an English poet. Plath married Hughes on December 7, 1956.
In fact, Sylvia’s mother collected her daughter’s achievements and praised her highly for them (Liukkonen). By 1950, she had been given a scholarship to attend Smith College and had hundreds of publications, which she would add to substantially in the time she spent at Smith (Gilson). Symptoms of severe depression began to plague Plath in her early years of college (Poetry Foundation). One of Plath’s short stories, “Sunday at the Mintons,” was published in 1952 in the magazine Mademoiselle while ... ... middle of paper ... ...Books, 1981. Gilson, Bill.
West went to New york to receive her prize, she was fascinated by the environment of the state. ... ... middle of paper ... ...nfortunately, she died in 1994. The book was published in 1995. Two years after the novels were released , in 1997, a party was held in celebration and honor of Dorothy West. For her accomplishments and career.
The two influenced Brooks’ writing tremendously. The influence lead her to write over seventy poems (Bloom 12). In 1935, Gwendolyn graduated from Englewood High School, after graduating brooks went to Wilson Junior College. Brookswent to study English while attending junior college (Bloom 12).On September 17, 1939 Gwendolyn Brooks got married. She married Henry Blakely.
As one of the most multitalented writers of the twentieth century, Sylvia Plath was highly esteemed by fans and fellow writers alike. Sylvia Plath’s parents, Aurelia Schober and Otto Plath, had met when Aurelia became Otto’s student at Boston University. Otto was a biology professor with an infatuation with bees; he had even published a book titled Bumblebees and their ways. Otto and Aurelia married in January of 1932, and by October of the same year Aurelia gave birth in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts to a daughter, Sylvia. Sylvia spent her childhood in Winthrop, but after Plath’s father died of diabetes, her mother moved her and her brother, Warren, to Wellesley, Massachusetts which was closer to Plath’s grandmother.
(www.novelguide.com) She was a smart young woman, she graduated high school six months early, and she had a bright future ahead of her. After finishing high school she attended Queens College and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Arts/ English. This is where her writing career really started; while she was in college she published her first short story, “Sweet Town.” Bambara then did some traveling, in 1962, she would return to finish a Master’s degree in Modern American Fiction at New York City College. (www.fembio.com) (www.answers.com) A woman of many talents, Miltona Cade was an editor, teacher, writer, cultural and community worker, activist, feminist, and filmmaker. Toni Bambara’s many jobs and talents influenced her writing.
She studied at Gamaliel Bradford Senior High School, which is now called Wellesley High School. She was intelligent and well-adjusted student and many students admired her beauty. She won prizes and received scholarships because she appeared to be a model student. Her first poem, “Boston Herald,” was published when she was only eight and half years old. Plath’s story, “Sunday at the Mintons” was published in 1952, which was her first awarded story where they discover from a college magazine, Mademoiselle.