Essays Tagged: "american writers"

William Faulkner

pondered the family history and his own personal history; and he used both in writing his stories. (American Writers; 54)Faulkner born in New Albany, Mississippi in 1897. In 1902 they moved to Oxford ... of the University. Maud Butler was his mother and Murray, John, and Dean were his three brothers. (American Writers; 55a)Faulkner's great-grandfather was William C. Falkner. He was born in 1825. He w ...

(5 pages) 182 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott FitzgeraldFrancis Scott Key Fitzgerald is known as one of the most important American writers of his time. He wrote about the troubling time period in which he lived known as th ... never be as successful as his past. He did know that his work would have a permanent claim upon the American Literary World.Fitzgerald's life mirrored his novels. His live was filled love and tragedy. ... ir desire to interpret Fitzgerald's work line the shelves of libraries. The Great Gatsby is a Great American Classic in which hundreds of thousands of copies are sold each year to high school and coll ...

(5 pages) 144 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Early American Writers

This essay is a comparison between puritan writersEarly American Writers In the literature of early American writers there is one common trait among ... influenced Jonathan Edward's writings. Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards were both early American writers who contained a common charecteristic in their writtings. Both of these puritan wri ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Washington Irving

Washington Irving was one of the first American writers to write any kind of fantasy story or writing. At first he tried to pass his storie ...

(2 pages) 52 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Report on American Literature in general

ture that no generalizations could be made about it. Three characteristics seem to stand out.First, American literature reflects beliefs and traditions that come from the nation's frontier days. The p ... s frontier days. The pioneer ideals of self-reliance and independence appear over and over again in American writings. Authors have great respect for the value and importance of the individual. They t ...

(8 pages) 642 1 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Realists/Naturalists in Literature: Cather, Crane, Twain, and James

the consequences of his surroundings." In many ways, this belief holds true in the writings of many American writers such as Willa Cather, Stephen Crane, Mark Twain, and Henry James. Throughout each o ... ng she is not. When Daisy dies, Winterbourne is still confused as to what to think about this sassy American girl. However, he reverts back to his high society and life after her death, proving that h ...

(4 pages) 197 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

James Fenimore Cooper and the growth of American Literature

d with brotherhood From sea to shining sea!-America the Beautiful, Katherine Lee BatesThe growth of American Literature was further developed in the era of American Romanticism. In this period, stirri ... , stirrings of national consciousness appeared more and more strongly with the emergence of a truly American literature. During this time, as Americans began to understand the meaning of being 'Americ ...

(4 pages) 124 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Herman Melville, a biography and analysis

Throughout American history, very few authors have earned the right to be called "great."Herman Melville is one ... ve been enjoyed world wide forover a century, and he has earned his reputation as one of the finest American writers of all time.A man of towering talent, with intellectual and artistic brilliance, an ... " the respected and wealthyGeneral Peter Gansevoort, hero of the defense of Fort Stanwix during the American Revolution.In total, Allan and Maria had eight children. On his father's side, his ancestry ...

(10 pages) 87 0 1.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ernest Hemmingway and his Writings

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelest andshort-story writer whose writings and personal life exerted aprofound influence ... profound influence on American writers of his time andthereafter. Many of his works are regarded as American classics,and some have subsequently been made into motion pictures. Areview of Hemingway re ... efallen the Spanishpeople, came following the time he spent serving as acorrespondent for the North American Newspaper Alliance duringthe Spanish Civil War. Other stories of his, while not based asdir ...

(5 pages) 193 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway's life influences in his writingErnest Hemingway is one of the most famous American writers in this century. He had earned many rewards such as Nobel and Pulitzer Prize for hi ... know that he really enjoyed it.When Hemingway was in Africa, he was a thirty-five-year-old and rich American man. The main character he created in the story was Francis Macomber "he was thirty-five ye ... rdered by his wife. Margot Macomber has Mrs. Hemingway's wit, brightness, except Margot represents "American female cruelty" (P.108). Besides them, Hemingway created Wilson as his hero exhibition. His ...

(5 pages) 103 0 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparison of Anne Bradstreet and John Woolman, both New England writers.

life on God and His teachings. It was because of their yearning for Gods acceptance that these two American writers have had an enormous impact not only on the people of their time, but also on gener ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The life of American author Washington Irving.

writer and diplomat who earned fame both at home and overseas. His writings would become the first American Literature classics which paved the way for American writers.Washington Irving was born in ... he eleven children would grow up to reach adulthood . Since Irving's birth came near the end of the American Revolution, he was named in honor of General George Washington.Washington's parents were Sc ...

(6 pages) 73 0 4.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.

elty.....Eudora Welty was born in Jackson on April 13, 1909. She was considered one of the greatest American writers. Described as the "first lady of Southern literature" and the "literary voice and s ...

(4 pages) 172 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The nature in "Thanatopsis by William Bryant and the American Scholar by Ralph Waldo Emerson"

lliam Bryant it shows us as a Romanticism and Transcendentalism has a relationship or concerns with American style. Romanticism was a reaction against Classicism, Romanticism championed imagination an ... th in the declaration of independence and offered a parallel to growing sense of nationalism.In American Romanticism was yielding to philosophy of Transcendentalism, which like the earlier movemen ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Influence of Realism and Naturalism on 20th Century Literature.

Influence of Realism on LiteratureAfter World War I, American people and the authors among themwere left disillusioned by the effects that war had on the ... ca needed a literature that would explain what had happened andwhat was happening to their society. American writers turned to whatis now known as modernism. The influence of 19th Century realism andn ... modernism. The influence of 19th Century realism andnaturalism and their truthful representation of American life andpeople was evident in post World War I modernism. This paper will tryto prove this ...

(8 pages) 240 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

This is an essay about "the classical American journey" as portraid in many books and movies

American Journey EssayAmericans have a long history of taking journeys, which has influenced their j ... urneys, which has influenced their joy of reading and writing about them. The first big journey for Americans was when they migrated from Europe to America, which happened to be before they even were ... rting generations of lives in America they continued to go on journeys both physical and emotional. American writers began writing about all of these journeys and they became very popular from the 140 ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mark Twain - A biography

Samuel Clemens, more widely known with his pen name of Mark Twain is one of the most loved American writers. Twain has published many great American classics such as The Adventures of Huckleb ...

(4 pages) 40 1 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Works of William Carlos Williams and Frank O'Hara

be how these revolutionary ideas infused their way into literature with specific focus on works by American writers William Carlos Williams and Frank O'Hara. Using critical analysis the author of thi ... ce in North America at the Armory Show in New York and this is cited as having a major influence on American artists of this time period. A poet, William Carlos Williams, was impressed at the advances ...

(11 pages) 52 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What It Is To Be An American

What is an American? Is an American merely a person who is native to the United States? Belonging to, inhabitin ... ng to, inhabiting, coming from, or forming part of the America's? How does one go about defining an American? Writers such as Patrick Henry, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Paine believed that freedom, ... ere (and still are) some of the most important and only a sample of the many things that make up an American.An important interpreter of Americana is Thomas Paine. Thomas Paine believed that an Americ ...

(2 pages) 102 2 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

American Dream: The Different Views

American DreamThe idea of the American Dream has dominated American literature since the founding of ... ee as the life for them and how they try to fulfill it. Many people have their own idea of what the American Dream is. American writers present different views of the American Dream.In "Old Iron Sides ... rican Dream.In "Old Iron Sides", Oliver Wendell Holmes depicts the optimistic-patriotic view of the American Dream. The poem talks about an American ship that has hand much experience in war. It's pat ...

(2 pages) 70 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American