When they had to sell the farm because of their dad's illness they went to Kansas City. He attended school in Kansas City and then went to Chicago, where he and Walter Pfeiffer worked together to on plays and skits, and later staged and directed plays. For six years he worked as a newspaper boy and delivered newspaper throughout the whole year. After six years of that job a boy came up to him and said "There's sumpin' just forming here that you and I can get in." Walt said, "What is it?"
Family difficulties led his mother to begin drinking heavily, and his father died in 1895. Partly as a result of these events, Anderson was eager to take on odd jobs to help his family, earning him the nickname "Jobby", leaving school at 14. He moved to Chicago near his brother Karl's home. He worked as a manual laborer until near the turn of the century, when he enlisted in the United States Army and was called but did not see action in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. After the war in 1900, he attended Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.
He published his first article, a review of a concert by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, on January 20, 1916. From there, Hemingway’s articles were featured in his school’s newspaper, and this led to Hemingway earning his first job. Hemingway’s Uncle Tyler was inspirational to Hemingway as a teenager growing up. He helped Hemingway obtain a job as a Cub Reporter for The Kansas City Star after reading his nephew’s first story, in which he was featured as the main character. During his stay at this company, Hemingway learned his style of writing.
“Our enemy … ourn! mine and hisn both! He’s my father... ... middle of paper ... ... this silence, he thinks everything through and plans things. Therefore, he becomes a dangerous enemy of society. With this in mind, William Faulkner’s use of setting to deepen the plot and theme only confuses the audience, but lets them see the oppression the poor man faces and allows them to come to a conclusion.
The rest of his publications were published after his death, and many of them are considered classics today. Earnest Hemingway was born in Illinois, and after high school he reported for The Kansas City Star. After that, he enlisted with the World War I ambulance drivers. However, he came home after he got hurt. In 1921, he married his first of four wives, and moved to Paris, where worked as a foreign correspondent.
Biography Harry Lewis Sinclair was born in Sauk, Centre Minnesota on February 7, 1885. Growing up he had two brothers and a father who worked as a physician. His mother died when he was six years old and his father would soon remarry. Feeling unaccomplished with himself, Lewis tried to run away and join the Spanish-American war in 1898, but he was unsuccessful (Borgoin). In 1903 Lewis enrolled at Yale University, where he wrote many pieces of literature.
In September 3, 1921, Hemingway married Elizabeth Hadley Richardson. ( The first of four wives.) Some months later, they went to Paris, France. He started working as a external correspondent for the Toronto Star and after he worked with a circle of writers and artists, including Gertrude Stein and Ezra Pound. He started publishing his books and short stories.
He is not seen as a writer but as a personage of writing. At a young age of 18, in 1917, Hemingway enlisted as an ambulance driver in World War I, after quitting his job at the Kansas City Star. Hemingway didn’t make it three weeks into his service. While in Schio, Italy, he was injured by an exploding mortar, perforating his legs with shrapnel. In spite of this, it is said that he carried a wounded Italian to a first aid station; this earned him an Italian Silver Medal.
Soon the farm had failed and they decided to then move to Kansas City, Missouri, where Walt started delivering News Papers at the age of 10. Both, Walt’s brothers had left to join the War, Herbert and Raymond. Walt was stuck at home caring for his family. Walt’s father, Elias, was diagnosed with Typhoid leaving Walt to take care of his family alone. Walt took night classes at an art school while he was still in High School (Mattern 10).
For 11 months Poe attended the University of Virginia in 1826 but his gambling losses were so big that John Allan refused to let him stay. After Poe returned to Richmond he had found out that his old sweetheart Emily Royster engaged. He got into West Point Academy but he was later expelled because of him not attending drill and classes for a week (Edgar Allan Poe). As you see he had to endu... ... middle of paper ... ...was only two, and throughout his life he struggled with school, work, and himself. Poe found inspiration from anything even tragic events; for example, the inspiration for The Raven is because of his wife’s death.