Essays Tagged: "Shel Silverstein"

Information on Shel Silverstein

Sheldon Allan Silverstein, more commonly known as Shel Silverstein, was born onSeptember 25, 1932, i ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Biography of children's author Shel Silverstein.

come through the joy that he will continue to bring to children and adults through his life's work.Sheldon Alan "Shelly" Silverstein, most commonly known as Shel Silverstein, was born in Chicago, Ill ... ldren's Writers. 4th ed. NewYork: St. James Press, 1995. P. 113-116.McCloud, Barry. "A Biography of Shel Silverstein". Available. Yahoo. June 17, \2003.War ...

(3 pages) 54 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Understanding Poetry.

ef amount of time; this type of poetry requires more skill than that of a poet. (Literature p. 748) Shel Silverstien Has written three collections of narrative poetry that are popular with children an ... ome to buy,It won't do any good to cry.But-just between yourself and I-They never buy the bad ones!-Shel Silverstien, Where the Sidewalk EndsDramatic poetry is often poetry written for stage, represen ...

(6 pages) 106 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

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 an important lesson about life, and showed me how to be a be ... d more analytical the story's symbolic illustration of life and human ethics became apparent to me. Shel Silverstein's point of writing the story wasn't what once my immature mind perceived. He was me ...

(2 pages) 1418 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


the fish to swim into my nets, And I've taken twelve thousand and forty-one breaths, And I'm TIRED! SHEL SILVERSTEIN The reason I chose this poem is because it can easily be compared to my self at tim ... iddle, It's up to my middle.Oh, heck, It's up to my neck.Oh, dread, It's upmmmmmmmmmmffffffffff. . .SHEL SILVERSTEIN

(1 pages) 2090 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Shel Silverstein

Few writers of the twentieth century have made nearly the same impact on the literary society than Sheldon Allan Silverstein. His writing encompasses a broad range of styles, from adult to children's ... s, Silverstein was able to entertain readers of all ages.In Sely Friday's reference to a biography, Shel Silverstein was quoted as saying, " . . . I would much rather have been a good baseball player ...

(6 pages) 2612 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and Contrast Mr. Frank and Mr. Van Daan

a GonzalezMs. Rachid and Ms. ArteagaReading 8-114 October 2014"The Gnome, The Gnat and The Gnu " by Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein, born September 25 1930, started writing poems when he was twelve y ... gnewThat gknocking a gnatIn the gnoodle like thatWas gnot a gnice thing to do."From: Falling Up by Shel Silverstein, pg 71.I found that this poem has three poetic devices:Alliteration:Stanza one, lin ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays