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    might feel about winning the biggest prize in their profession. Something like that for many becomes a life changing event. The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper, online journalism, literature, and musical composition. The Pulitzer Prize was first created by Joseph Pulitzer in 1917. Fourteen titles have been given every year in journalism. Awards have been given out every year since 1917. Pulitzer was the founder of the Pulitzer Prize, the most prestigious award in American

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    How does an author go about winning a Pulitzer Prize? That is a question I have always had. Winning a Pulitzer Prize requires an author’s work to go through a rigorous selection process that judges every element imaginable. Everything from the content of the story, to the source material of a news article, and the historical significance of the work is brought into it. The two Pulitzer Prize winning authors we talked about in class, Susan Glaspell and William Faulkner, had some of their work put

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    Words came from readers in Cleveland that “‘the impression soon prevails in your mind that Ernie Pyle… is the President of the United State’” (Tobin 29). In the midst of World War II Ernie Pyle stood out from the crowd of journalists with a style that hadn’t been seen before but spoke to American readers all over both on the home front and abroad. One writer and historian, Jordan Braverman, puts it into perspective however the lack of truth of some reporting by saying, “Soldiers were known to have

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    The Importance of Human Life

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    sense of humanity and the will to fight for life. Using the emotional appeal from this image, viewers now have the sense of helping one another. The ultimate reassurance is that we will always be there for each other. " The Pulitzer Prizes | Works ." The Pulitzer Prizes | What's New. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2011. . "Hurricane Katrina." NCDC: * National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) *. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2011. . "Quotes About Life (7366 quotes)." Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends

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    Sexist Novels and Literary Prizes

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    Literary prizes are often a source of controversy, the majority of which revolves around what should qualify or disqualify a novel in regards to its award nomination potential. Lately there has been a push towards novels that convey politically correct themes, but this does not prevent authors from winning with less than moral works (Geason). For example, the French author Michel Houellebecq recently won a coveted French literary prize (the Prix Goncourt) without straying from writing novels that

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    Robert Frost

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    Robert Frost Robert Lee Frost, was one of America’s leading 20th Century poets, and a four time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Frost did not receive these recognitions until his later years when his poetic brilliance was finally recognized. “Frost was a pioneer in the interplay of rhythm and meter”( Waggoner 1). Frost’s brilliance was contributed by many things; including his life, career, and literary works. Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874 in San Francisco, California. Frost is the son of

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    The Vulture and the Child

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    The Vulture and the Child This award winning photograph was taken by Kevin Carter in 1993 in the African country of Sudan. Carter won a Pulitzer Prize for this picture in March 1994 (Long). This picture shows a famine stricken child crawling towards a UN food camp which was situated nearly a kilometer away. This picture was first published on the front page of The New York Times on March 23, 1993; followed by Mail & Guardian, a Johannesburg weekly. Later, it was published in the National Geographic

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    William Faulkner

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    hanging around places where people gathered to swap tales ; After Faulkner began writing about north Mississippi , a friend remarked that, “ he seemed to know e... ... middle of paper ... ...y two of his novels received Pulitzer Prizes. In 1924 Faulkner received the Nobel Prize for literature for his unique contribution to the modern American novel. After Faulkner donated his Nobel winnings to establish a fund to support and encourage new fiction writers, the PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction was

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    Frost

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    Robert Frost: Biography and Review Robert Lee Frost, b. San Francisco, Mar. 26, 1874 d. Boston, Jan. 29, 1963, was one of the leading poets of the 20th-century and a four time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Frost was a poet often associated with rural New England, although his poems could be felt and related to in any region of the world. Thought his younger days may have not been filled with other children having fun and such, Frost made the best of what he enjoyed. At the young age of only eleven

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    John Coltrane's Loss

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    Kofsky, Frank. John Coltrane and the Jazz Revolution of the 1960s. New York: Pathfinder, 1998. Print. Porter, Lewis. John Coltrane: His Life and Music. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1998. Print. "Pulitzer Prize Board Honors Jazz Legend John Coltrane with Special Citation." The Pulitzer Prizes.

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