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    arm. I froze, staring at the four story building where I would live. Every worry I had, seeped through my mind in that instant. Being too shy to even order a pizza, I had never really made friends easily. Suddenly, the Upward Bound program at Bowdoin College did not feel like the ideal use of my time that summer. Strangely, at that moment, a smiling face of a friend, my friend, stepped forward and greeted me. She was the only person I knew at the time, so I clung to her. I remember standing around

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    disease he got while at sea. After that time, Hawthorne had an accident with his leg that hindered his walking for a period of time which enabled him to venture into his creative writing side. In 1821, Hawthorne began attending Bowdoin College. He started attending college when he was the young age of 17 (Whitney). Franklin Pierce was born on November 3, 1804 in Hillsborough, New Hampshire. Pierce was very fortunate growing up. He had a father that tried his best to mold Pierce into a leader and point

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    Looking Up to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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    also inspired many people in different ways during the 1900’s till today. He overcame a few obstacles to get to where he got himself during his lifetime. Even when he went through the worst, he made more effort to better his poetry and attending college. Longfellow is really someone to look up to because of that. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine. Henry’s date of birth was on February 27, 1807. Henry’s parents were Stephen and Zilpah Wadsworth Longfellow. He was the second child

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    newspaper (Belanger). Longfellow started college at Bowdoin College at age 15, and much to his father’s chagrin, but with his mother’s encouragement, pursued literature (“Longfellow,”; “Henry W.”). Longfellow became serious about his writing, specifically poetry, in his time at college (Schoonmaker 5). National magazines, such as American Monthly and the United States Literary Gazette, began to publish his works. Before Longfellow graduated in 1825, Bowdoin offered him a position as a professor of

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    Henry graduated from Bowdin College and was offered a professorship at a college in Europe. Henry accepted the professorship and went off to Europe where he would first study there. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland on February 27, 1807. The place Henry was born in is now called Maine. Henry’s mom was Zilpah. Zilpah’s ancestors came over to the U.S. on the Mayflower. Henry’s father was Stephen Wadsworth. Stephen was a lawyer and expected henry to go to college to be a lawyer like him,

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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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    Arnold Bennett, Longfellow is "the chief minor poet of the English language." Among a harsh lineup of critics, however, they claimed he fell short of literary. This is quite the contrary. Longfellow attended Bowdoin college, near Portland, Maine where he was born and raised. The college offered him the newly formed position as chair of modern languages. "Two things are striking about this event: the informality of the academic approach to language studies and the obvious natural gift that Longfellow

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    Mattessich 1 John M. Mattessich Mr. Gentry A.P. English Lit 7 April 2014 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow- A monumental cultural figure of America’s nineteenth century Through years of research and studies of various American literature and poetry only one name comes to mind. That of course, is Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the most widely known and best-loved American poets of his time. Longfellow has not only influenced generations of readers, his writings have had a significant impact on my life

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    Teacher, Lover, Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is not dead. Certainly, he comes alive in every one of his pieces. Longfellow was never just an average person. He appreciated the arts ever since a young age and continued to attract towards them. He definitely led most other writers in the Romanticism Era. His pieces were considered the best of that time. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, born in 1807, is one of the most renowned authors of the Romanticism Era, with one of his most famous works being “A

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    ultimately resulted in Pierce’s interest in politics. It would later result in his fighting in the Mexican War. Pierce’s father had sent Franklin’s older brother Ben to Dartmouth College. Displeased by the faculty at this college, he chose to send Franklin elsewhere. At the age of fifteen, Pierce enrolled at Bowdoin College in Maine. He made many friends while attending this school. One of the most well-known friends he made was a man by the name of Nathaniel Haw... ... middle of paper ... ...ur

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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was a mixture of triumph and tragedy, fulfillment and disappointment. His youthful ambitions were all literary, but to please his father he became a teacher. During the eight years he taught language at Bowdoin College and eighteen years at Harvard, he never quit writing. Thirteen of his books were published, including Evangeline (1847), the Poems on Slavery (1842), and The Golden Legend (1851). Longfellow also wrote poems about is family (Evangeline, preface)

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