She was from a close knit family, especially to her mother, and the eldest of five children. In 1880, when she was seventeen, she moved to Newton, Massachusetts where her family built a home that she lived in the rest of her life. Her father, knowing the education that women received, decided to design and supervise Mary's education. This enabled her to enter Smith College in 1882 with advanced standing as a sophomore. However, in 1893, an experience that permanently influenced her thinking and character, was the death of her sister, Maude.
However, Jane decided in 1787 to dedicate all her spare time to writing. She wrote mostly in her parents' living room, accompanied by all her family. Her very first work consisted of three volumes of "Juvenilia," a series of parodies and satirical stories, which was only published after her death. At the age of only 19 she started working on "Lady Susan," who was going to be later known as "Northanger Abbey." In 1795 she started working on "Elinor and Marianne," which eventually became "Sense and Sensibility."
Constantakis explains how Otto Plath died from diabetes when Sylvia was only eight and how most of her poetry focuses on her relationship with her father. Plath spent most of time as a child with her younger brother Warren. She was very dedicated to school and always received high grades and awards for her intelligence. September of 1950, Plath began her freshman year at Smith College in Massachusetts. At the end of her third year, she was named guest managing editor of Mademoiselle and given a month’s “working vacation” in New York.
It seems like the sin seems OK if it is trapped in darkness and not talked about, but as soon as it’s obvious things go poorly. You get the feeling from this book if Hester’s husband was there, this would not be such an issue. The biggest injustice here is that Hester stands alone through her punishment. The father of her child, and her lover, remains untarnished by the community until the day of his death. Reverend Dimmsdale first abandons Hester, even telling her "Be not silent from any mistaken pity and tenderness for him; for, believe me, Hester, though he were to step down from a high place, and stand there beside thee, on thy pedestal of shame, yet better were it so,... ... middle of paper ... ...lways great amounts of intolerance for anyone that goes against the ‘rules’ of the community, instead of acceptance.
My parents spent hours reading to him, and I listened,' she Ms. George and Titch--photo credit Patty Smiley says. 'We weren't a family that had a lot of money. We turned to the world of imagination.' At 7, George knew she wanted to write. She began turning out short stories in elementary school after her mother gave her an old '30s typewriter, and she wrote her first unpublished novel by the time she graduated from Holy Cross High School in Mountain View."
Robert Frost Robert frost was born March 26, 1874, in San Francisco California where he lived the first eleven years of his life. After his father died he moved with his sister and mother to Eastern Massachusetts near his grandparents. He started writing his first poems while he was in high school at Lawrence, where he also graduated as Valedictorian. Frost went to Dartmouth college in 1892. After college in 1895 he married to a wonderful woman by the name Elinor Miriam White.
Lydia’s father chose to send her to live with her sister, Mary Francis Preston, in Norridgewock, Maine. Near the town was a Penobscot settlement, which started her interest in Indians. Lydia stayed with her sister until 1820, and her time was spent studying to become a teacher. In 1821, she moved back to Massachusetts and lived with her brother, Convers, who was a Unitarian minister. There she founded a school for girls and wrote her first four books.
His mother, Isabelle Moodie Frost, came into the United State when she was 12 years old. Frost was born a year after his parents had gotten married. After Frost's father had died in 1885, he moved with his family to New England where he attended Lawrence High School. "Frost had published several poems in the school magazine and was named class poet." "He graduated in 1892, sharing valedictorian honors with Elinor White, to whom he became engaged."
In the fall of 1949, Miss O'Connor moved to a home Connecticut where she boarded with her two friends, Sally and Robert Fitzgerald. After one year of hard work O'Connor produced her first novel entitled Wise Blood. During this one year, O'Connor and the Fitzgeralds grew closer together as she became the godmother of the Fitzgerald's 2 third child. Later that year, O'Connor reported to the Fitzgeralds a "heaviness" in her typing arms. O'Connor was later diagnosed with lupus erythematosus, the same disease that killed her father.
An Immense Career Career Willa Cather, American novelist and short-story writer, was born Willela Sibert Cather on 7 December 1873, in Back Creek Valley, Virginia, near Winchester. At nine years of age, in 1883, her family moved to Red Cloud, Nebraska. Many of her novels were set in Red Cloud. She attended the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and graduated in 1895. She spent a few years after college working on a newspaper, and then worked an editorial job at the magazine Home Monthly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.