Essays Tagged: "A Light in the Attic"

Information on Shel Silverstein

Sheldon Allan Silverstein, more commonly known as Shel Silverstein, was born onSeptember 25, 1932, in Chicag ... known 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, an ... have rather been playing ball. But, he lacked athletic ability, and therefore, became a writer.He started off writing and drawing cartoons for the Sunday newspaper when he was over inVietnam. That tri ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Biography of children's author Shel Silverstein.

We all will miss our favorite poet who passed away from a heart attack on May 10, 1999 (McCloud). Throu ... passed away from a heart attack on May 10, 1999 (McCloud). Through works as varied as the colors of an autumn day, he has entertained a variety of audiences since the launch of his career. He will be ... ces since the launch of his career. He will be remembered for generations to come through the joy that he will continue to bring to children and adults through his life's work.Sheldon Alan "Shelly" Si ...

(3 pages) 54 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Shel Silverstein

Few writers of the twentieth century have made nearly the same impact on the literary society than Sheldon Allan Silverstein. His writing ... ame impact on the literary society than Sheldon Allan Silverstein. His writing encompasses a broad range of styles, from adult to children's, comical to unusual. One of his most common styles was that ... adult to children's, comical to unusual. One of his most common styles was that of fantasy: actions and events that cannot logically happen. This style was evident in his works, the Loser, Thumb Face, ...

(6 pages) 2647 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

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 ... 14"The Gnome, The Gnat and The Gnu " by Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein, born September 25 1930, started writing poems when he was twelve years old. He started writing poems because he had no athleti ... he was twelve 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 ow ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays