Essays Tagged: "The Giving Tree"

What The Giving Tree Did For Me

The book that has influenced me the most is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. Its effects taught ... me how to be a better person. Without this book my mentality and behavior would most likely not be the same. My actions would probably be selfish and people would obviously dislike me. This book gave ... islike me. This book gave me the tools to get ahead in life and get along with people.First hearing the story in my youth, it instantly became my favorite book. Throughout my childhood the story was f ...

(2 pages) 1423 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Information on Shel Silverstein

own as Shel Silverstein, was born onSeptember 25, 1932, in Chicago, Illinois. He started writing at the age of 12 although he wouldhave rather been playing ball. But, he lacked athletic ability, and t ... ed athletic ability, and therefore, became a writer.He started off writing and drawing cartoons for the Sunday newspaper when he was over inVietnam. That triggered his interest in becoming a comical w ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Compare and Contrast Mr. Frank and Mr. Van Daan

Victoria GonzalezMs. Rachid and Ms. ArteagaReading 8-114 October 2014"The Gnome, The Gnat and The Gnu " by Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein, born September 25 1930, start ... elve years old. He started writing poems because he had no athletic ability and couldn't play with other boys so he kept himself entertained by writing funny poems. He began developing his own techniq ... an developing his own technique to write poems because he had no one to mimic since he did not know the style of any famous poets. Silverstein was in the military and in his time there he worked makin ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays