Essays Tagged: "Amherst College"

Emily Dickenson

the year that one of the most influential poets in the world was born. Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, an old fashioned Puritan town. Rarely did she go outside to meet strangers o ... an one hour. She was greatly impacted by her father, who was a lawyer, politician, and treasurer of Amherst College. The turning point in Emily's life occurred while she was on a business trip in Wash ...

(3 pages) 194 1 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

John Bates Clark

great influence on the development of economic thought in the United States. Clark was educated at Amherst College and at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. He taught at Carlton College in Nort ... ton College in Northfield, Minnesota from 1875 to 1881. He then moved on to teach at Smith College, Amherst, Johns Hopkins and Columbia from which he retired in 1923.In formulating the Neoclassical th ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Emily Dickinson. Speaks of her work. Includes examples of a couple of her poems and what critics thought of them. Includes also personal comments

her death Emily Dickinson showed that she was a truly dedicated writer.Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10,1830 to a prominent family, her father Edward Dickinson was bo ... r 10,1830 to a prominent family, her father Edward Dickinson was both a lawyer and the Treasurer of Amherst College. Emily's mother was Emily Norcross Dickinson. Emily had one older brother, William A ...

(7 pages) 279 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Dr. Charles R. Drew.

thlete in college and won many athletic honors and was the all-American halfback and captain of his Amherst College football team. After graduating college he spent two years as a biology and chemistr ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Rober frost, a critical response.

times before graduating with valedictory honors.1Mr. Frost received his first honorary degree from Amherst College in 1918. Where he went on to teach English readings and poetry readings from 1923 - ... PageWise, Inc, Robert Frost Biography, 2001http://www.allsands.com/Misc2/robertfrostbio_uyh_gn.htm2.Amherst Edu, Robert Frost and Amherst college, 3-23-2001http://www.amherst.edu/~archives/info/frost- ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A brief biography of Emily Dickinson, including her education and trial and tribulations throughout her life.

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst. She was the middle child of Edward and Emily Dickinson. Her brother, William Austin Dickins ... n February 28, 1833. Emily's father was a prominent figure throughout his life. He was treasurer of Amherst College from 1835, member of state legislature for several terms, and member of Congress for ... t and they set up their home next door. Their home life was very happy.Emily attended school at the Amherst Academy where she studied Latin, French, history, rhetoric, botany, geology, and mental phil ...

(1 pages) 55 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Emily Dickinson

e forest by her house and would enjoy her talks with 'angles'. At age nine, Emily started school at Amherst Academy. She studied Latin, geology, botany, and philosophy. Emily often thought about death ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Emily Dickinson: Emotion Through Poetry

attered Heart", and "I Can Wade Grief".The Dickinson family was a prominent, well-to-do family from Amherst, Massachusetts. By the time that Emily and her siblings were born, they were the fourth gene ... e that Emily and her siblings were born, they were the fourth generation of the Dickinson family in Amherst. Her grandfather, Samuel Fowler Dickinson helped to found Amherst College. They were a stric ...

(11 pages) 96 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Who was Emily Elizabeth Dickinson?

forms, and rhythms; author of 1,775 poems, most published posthumously.* Born December 10, 1830 in Amherst, MA; her grandfather was founder of Amherst College; her father was treasurer of the college ... the college and U.S. Congressman; both of her parents were cold, distant, severe people.* Attended Amherst Academy, spent one year (1847-1848) at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley; she re ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Religious Influences on Emily Dickinson: Puritanism and Transcendentalism in Her Poetry.

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1830. Her father, Edward Dickinson, was a prominent lawyer in Amherst and ... 30. Her father, Edward Dickinson, was a prominent lawyer in Amherst and a well respected trustee of Amherst College (Blankenship 576). Emily Dickinson was educated at Amherst Academy and, for only a s ...

(6 pages) 61 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A brief overview of Henry Ward Beecher.

Lincoln's presidency and is the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.In 1830, Henry Ward Beecher had entered Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. He had input more effort and was more active in his own c ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Emily Dickinson.

ly Dickinson was an American lyrical poet, and an obsessively private writer. Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a family well known for educational and political activity. Her father, a ... ducational and political activity. Her father, an orthodox Calvinist, was a lawyer and treasurer of Amherst College, and also served in Congress. She was educated at Amherst Academy (1834-47) and Moun ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Religious Influences on Emily Dickinson: Puritanism and Transcendentalism in Her Poetry

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1830. Her father, Edward Dickinson, was a prominent lawyer in Amherst and ... 30. Her father, Edward Dickinson, was a prominent lawyer in Amherst and a well respected trustee of Amherst College (Blankenship 576). Emily Dickinson was educated at Amherst Academy and, for only a s ...

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Emily Dickinson

nd Emily Norcross Dickinson. Emily and her two siblings, William Austin and Lavinia, were raised in Amherst, Massachusetts in a self-contained family. Her father, a very harsh man, was active in the c ... ntained family. Her father, a very harsh man, was active in the community and in the affairs of the Amherst College, which his father had helped found in 1821. Emily's mother focused her interest enti ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Emily Dickenson

Emily Dickinson, Beloved Recluse of Amherst Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born December 10, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts where she spe ... ine.com/bookbind/pubbooks/kennedycompact_awl/chapter15/deluxe.html). Hers was a prominent family in Amherst, very educated and active in the community. Emily, influenced by this, became a prolific wri ... Emily.Emily's father and paternal grandfather were both lawyers and had a tremendous impact on the Amherst community as well as on Emily. Grandfather Samuel Fowler Dickinson served terms in political ...

(13 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Emily Dickinson

l unit Austin married Susan Gilbert, a younger friend girl who was Emily best friend. Emily went to Amherst College for a year and then came home because she was home sick. She was only seventeen at t ...

(5 pages) 34 0 2.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Dickinson; a biography

Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 to an old Connecticut River Valley family. She was born in Amherst, Massachusetts where her father, granfather, and older brother served as treasurers of the A ... ther, granfather, and older brother served as treasurers of the Amherst College. She graduated from Amherst Academy in 1847. Then, Dickinson attended Mount Holyoke Female seminary for only a year, but ...

(1 pages) 456 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Emily dickinson 4

829, and a younger sister, Lavinia Norcross Dickinson, born on February 28, 1833. She was raised in Amherst, Massachusetts, which was a small and tradition-bound town in the nineteenth century.Emily's ... dition-bound town in the nineteenth century.Emily's father, Edward Dickinson, was a grand figure in Amherst. In his letters, he comes across as a remarkably ambitious man-"a typical success-oriented, ...

(11 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Capital Punishment

e of convicted Floridians individuals. Professor Sarat, a professor of political science and law at Amherst College in Massachusetts has stated that "We are in a period of national reconsideration of ...

(9 pages) 39 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues