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    Charles, often called Charlie, received an education he deserved. Charlie attended “M” Street High School “the college preparatory school for Blacks in Washington D.C. and the surrounding area” (McNeil, 1973, page 123). When Charlie was just 19, he graduated a Magna Cum Laude, which means with great distinction. He had graduated with honors in English and Phi Beta Kappa from Amherst College. For the next two years, he taught English at Howard

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    Rita Dove

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    the University of Iowa's International Writing Program that year. Ms. Dove earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in 1977 before marrying Fred in 1979. Their daughter Aviva Chantal Tamu Dove-Viebahn was born in 1983, who graduated from Mary Baldwin College with a B.A in theatre and biochemistry in 2001 before receiving her M.A in art history from the University of Virginia in 2003. Magazines and anthologies had already begun promoting Ms. Dove's career and earning her a national spotlight before

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    The Civil War era serves as a significant literary period in the United States and throughout the world. The monumental period evolves the merging of literature with historical events; sparking the genuine, artistic heart of American literature. One of the first and most prominent Pre-Civil War court case, Amistad versus United States, influence the relations of the Civil War by exploiting the harsh, controversial, and debatable accounts of slavery and personal rights. Subsequently, inspiring the

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    While still a student at Amherst, in 1844 her beloved second cousin Sophia Holland died from typhus. She often said his loss was too overpowering for her. She became very ill herself during this time period. She recovered from the loss very slowly. Biographer Richard Sewell states

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    who inspired many others and even helped change the world through her poems. Emily‘s parents are Emily and Edward Dickinson who also have two other kids. Emily is the middle child with an older brother name William and Lavinia. She was born in Amherst, Massachusetts and lived on the family Homestead for seven years after it was sold out of the family. Emily enjoyed duties like baking and gardening along with school, church, reading and writing. She

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    Basic Background Information:-Early Life:-Family:-Emily Dickinson was born to a religious and well-to-do family. She grew up in a prosperous household in Amherst, Massachusetts (Beers & Odell, 2007). She has a younger sister called Lavinia and an older brother called Austin. Her father is called Edward Dickinson. She once described her family atmosphere in a letter sent to law school as “pretty much all sobriety”. Emily’s mother didn’t play a huge role in Emily’s life; her mother wasn’t as accessible

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    Emily Dickinson Analysis

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    who lived in seclusion. Emily Dickinson was born on December 30,1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts where she lived nearly her entire life. (Kirk). Her family had deep roots in England. Samuel Dickinson, her grandfather, was the founder of Amherst College (Habegger A. ). Edward Dickinson, her father, was a state legislator. Emily Norcross, her mother, was an introverted wife and hardworking housekeeper. She was educated at Amherst Academy for seven years and then attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary

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    Dickinson lived the rich life life in American society. Dickinson was born on December 10,1830. She was born to Edward and Emily Norcross Dickinson. She was the middle child with an older brother and a younger sister. She was born and raised in Amherst, Massachusetts. “Dickinson came from a family that encouraged learning,”(Dickinson) She had very few friends because she came across being proper, shy, and meek. Although Dickinson was not very social, she still had a different way of thinking

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    presence at Amherst and saying that that morning in chapel he had read aloud "The Road Not Taken," "and then told the boys about your coming. They applauded vigorously and were evidently much delighted by the prospect." Alexander Meiklejohn was an exceptionally high-minded educator whose principles and whose moral tone toward things may be illustrated most briefly and clearly by some statements from his essay "What the College Is." This, his inaugural address as president of Amherst, was printed

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    During this time her home town Amherst, was in the midst of a religious revival. And the Dickinson household was affected. Most of her family and Susan counted themselves among the saved however Emily seemed to be unwavering, even claiming to her friends that “[she is] standing alone

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