Like professional authors at the time, “Fitzgerald supplemented his income by writing short stories for the magazine Esquire.”(ProQuest) Although Fitzgerald’s passion lay in writing novels, only his first novel sold well enough to support the opulent lifestyle that he had. Fitzgerald’s work has inspired writers ever since he published his first article. He left a great legacy following his death. Fitzgerald had been an alcoholic since his college days, and became notorious during the nineteen twenties for extraordinarily heavy drinking; leaving him in poor health by the late nineteen thirties “I was drunk for many years, and then I died.”(F. Scott Fitzgerald) His first novel’s success made him famous, and he marries the woman of his dreams, but he later descended into drinking and his wife had a mental breakdown. Following the unsuccessful Tender is the Night; Fitzgerald moved to Hollywood and became a scriptwriter.
Although his short stories, especially those mentioned, were very successful, he felt the need to write novels. In 1920, he published Poor White, a rather successful novel. He wrote various novels before divorcing Mitchell in 1922 and marrying Elizabeth Prall, two years later. In 1923, Anderson published Many Marriages, the themes of which he would carry over into much of his later writing.
Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840 in Higher BockHampton, Dorset. His father was a master mason and a builder while his mother was a servant girl. Thomas appreciated music because of his father, picked up the desire of learning and knowing about his home on the countryside from his mother. At the age of eight it was Thomas’ first time to go to a public local school. He later transferred to another school in Dorchester where his mother firmed that he was having a good education.
He graduated in three years from high school at the head of his class. After high school he attended Dartmouth and Harvard but ended up not finishing at either due to personal problems (Newdick). He was destined to be a teacher. Frost after not making it in college, went to teach at his mother's school in Salem, New Hampshire. In 1912 he went to England to be with his family, and in his publication of North of Boston, in 1914, he was finally hailed as the great artist that he truly was.
Robert Browning poems are mostly based on love. In many of his writings he goes into a deep description of a beloved woman, he adores. Robert Browning was born in Camber Well, England in May 7th 1812. Brownings mother worked as an accomplished pianist and his father worked as a collector of books and pictures. Robert Browning was home-schooled most of his education came from his father.
Slavery was banned in England in 1833 and a year later, The Spanish Inquisition ends in 1834 .During Poe’s short life of forty years; writers such as James Fenimore Cooper, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Charles Dickens published works. There was an influx of great writers during his time. Worldly influences such as wars, lack of proper health for illness such as tuberculosis and the popularity of stories with horror and monsters most certainly influence how Poe wrote. The biggest influence on Poe’s writing was his personal life; gambling, drinking, loss of love, and lack of money, greatly influenced what he wrote. Poe's life started tragically, when his father deserted his family and his mother died of tuberculosis (Bloom 1999).
A poet named Elizabeth Barrett read and admired his poetry, even going so far as to link him to Alfred Tennyson and William Wordsworth as one of the great poets of his age. He continued to write poetry but not as much as he was busy making arrangements for his frail wife who fell ill and later died in 1849, 3 years after the married. Robert took in account his so... ... middle of paper ... ...ders in the Victorian times. He self-educated himself and uses his education to use when he writes his poems. “Porphyria’s Lover” is an example of the Themes madness, love and violence in which the Victorians loved and proclaimed him as one of England’s greatest poets.
On March 26, 1874 a restless spirit of American poetry was born. Robert Frost was a San Francisco boy whose first poem, “My Butterfly”, was published in his high school newspaper. Robert Frost is one of the most respect poets because he held a unique and isolated position in American letters, He stood at the crossroads of the 19 and 20 century American poetry and Modernism, and He won four Nobel Prizes. Journalist William Prescott Frost (Robert Frost’s Father) died on May 5,1885 which caused his mother Isabelle Moodie to move her family to Lawrence, Massachusetts. Frost explained that, “A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.” (Frost).