When you think of a British poet you may think of a boring life with nothing interesting going on in it, but Matthew Arnold had a life that was not like the ordinary British Poet. Even as a child, his life was very fascinating. His family had a great inspirational part in his education. Pushing him was the cause of his astounding achievements. Along with his many achievements, his works were also great.
It should also be noted that in Oliver Twist most of the poor characters that the reader is supposed to sympathize with are young boys, such as the character Oliver Twist and young Dick, which demonstrates how most experiences and events that Dickens characters go through are very similar to his own, making his writing seem more real and genuine at times. Charles Dickens did not receive much education and only went to school “until he was fifteen and then [left] for good” (Collins). He did not stop learning though, and continued to use his every day experiences to enhance his writing. Dickens also had many literary authors that aided him in his writing, such “as William Shakespeare, Tobias Smollett, and Henry Fielding” who were also all very famous English writers (Collins). By using these authors works as teaching tools, Dicke... ... middle of paper ... ...raised himself up by teaching himself to write great literary works through trial and error.
Literary Analysis of Dr. Seuss Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, is perhaps one of the most beloved children’s authors of the twentieth century. Although he is most famous as an author of children’s books, Geisel was also a political cartoonist, advertisement designer, and film director (Kaplan). He used the power of imagination to produce unforgettable children’s books and helped solve the problem of illiteracy among America’s children. By using his experiences in life as a foundation for most of his books, Theodor Geisel created a unique writing style that incorporated various elements and techniques, enabling his books to appeal to people of all ages. The animated life of Theodor Geisel is evident in his literary masterpieces.
Economic and social reform were emphasized and writers, like Longfellow, would base their writings off of medieval times, folklore and legends, nature and common people (Lipking 18/19). With the ambitious vibes and beliefs of the Romanticism period, along with his great childhood and calm nature, Longfellow became one of the most sought after writers of all time (Kinsella 256). Unlike writers such as Edgar Allen Poe, Longfellow’s poems were “overly optimistic and sentimental” (Kinsella 256). He stood out amongst any other writer of his time. While most authors wrote dark, gothic works and stories, Longfellow’s were happy, positive and encouraging due to his wonderful childhood.
Jack London is among the many prolific writers from the United States of America who possess great artistic works ranging from great time novels ,short stories to plays just but to mention a few. He is fondly remembered for his great novel, ‘Martin Eden’ published in 1909. In the novel he tries to express the challenges faced by young writers who try to exploit their talent and passion in an area where little opportunities present themselves. This novel has stood the test of time with its relevance evident to date. It is a favorite to many young upcoming writers thus the main aim for writing this paper is to focus on the autobiography of Jack London as ‘Martin Eden’.
This exaggeration added a lot of humour to his stories and this was the main reason why he was such a popular story teller. Roald Dahl’s book “Boy” is a story that is actually written about his own life from early years to days until he departed from school. This was his first autobiographical novel. It is about his experience at school and the system that they had in place. He wrote about some really nasty and cruel characters as well as some characters that we can absolutely love.
They say Mona Lisa is a great painter, and they also say William Shakespeare is a good play writer, but who tops them all is A.E Housman a man who took his work serious and his career even more seriously. A.E Housman was a human figure whose life and career were often moving as well as extraordinary. In Housman’s poem it captured the attention of readers everywhere this happen decades ago and people still read his books like he is still with us this goes to show that things never gets old. Housman was born in England in his poems it shows regrets and many more as you read this essay you will see. Housman was never a flashy artist but his reputation remains steady and is one of the most creative artists of his time.
In the play Twelfth Night Shakespeare states “Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them” (Twelfth Night II.5.154). Shakespeare influenced every generation of writers since his death, and he continues to have an enormous impact on contemporary plays, movies, and poems. His plays have plots with many twists and turns providing an excellent exercise in logic. William Shakespeare is known worldwide because he is the greatest poet and playwright who ever lived, he influenced the world of literature, his plots were unoriginal, and because of his achievements he is now taught at school. To begin, Shakespeare is a well-known playwright and a tremendous poet.
Browning was the only child growing up. The early life of Robert Browning was very educational during his younger days. From 14-16 he was educated at home tutored in music, drawing, dancing, and horsemanship. His dramatic monologues “The Ring” and “The Book” (1868-1869), a novel in verse have established him as a major figure in the history of English poetry. Much of Browning education was conducted at home by his father, which made him even smarter.
Oh Mores!” While at school Poe excelled at writing by authoring countless numbers of poems. My research indicates that Poe had the potential to publish a book of poetry. For reasons unknown the Academy of Joseph H. Clark was not receptive to this venture and persuaded Poe’s stepfather not to entertain such notions. The school also brought out the athlete in Poe. He was a good runner, leaper, boxer, and sw... ... middle of paper ... ...urity and anger towards John Allan often kept him from succeeding and doing well in life.