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  • Parts Of Crane's Life
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    Stephen Crane was one of the United States foremost naturalists in the late 1800's ('Stephen' n. p. ). He depicted the human mind in a way that few others have been capable of doing while examining his own beliefs. Crane was so dedicated to his beliefs that one should write about only what they personally experience that he lived in a self-imposed poverty for part of his life to spur on his writings (Colvert, 12: 108). Crane's contribution to American Literature is larger than any one of his boo...
  • Crane's Writings Of Naturalism
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    Stephen Crane was a great writer who wrote many great stories about naturalism. Naturalism is when characters in the story are controlled by the forces of nature. One of Crane's greatest writings on naturalism, is the short story, "The Open Boat". In "The Open Boat", the theme of the story is that man has no control over his destinies and that nature controls everything. Naturalist themes prevail in Stephen Crane's, "The Open Boat". Crane is one of the best naturalist writers and has great impor...
  • Top Writers During His Time Crane
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    Stephen Crane was a forerunner of the realistic writers in America after the civil war. His style included the use of impressionism, symbolism, and irony which helped credit him with starting the beginning of modern American Naturalism. Crane's most famous writing is his war novel The Red Badge of Courage. He is also known for the novel Maggie: A Girl of the Streets and short stories such as "The Open Boat" or "The Blue Hotel."Crane utilized his keen observations, as well as personal experiences...
  • Part Of Jack's Life
    494 words
    As reading Stephen Crane's, "The Bride comes to Yellow Sky", which brings an understanding of western men through a short story of fighting and rough adventures. Crane's imagery is vivid, but the words he writes seldom provided a final interpretation. Crane's perceptions and expressions still seem as current as anything experienced to date. Stephen Crane brings poetry to life through life experiences. This may be attributed to the fact that Crane himself lived an extremely simple life and did no...
  • Crane's Maggie And American Naturalism
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    Stephen Crane Today in modern America, it has become almost impossible to avoid the tales of horror that surround us almost anywhere we go. Scandals, murders, theft, corruption, extortion, abuse, prostitution, all common occurrences in this day in age. A hundred years ago however, people did not see the world in quite such an open manner despite the fact that in many ways, similarities were abundant. People's lives were, in their views, free of all evil and pollution. They assumed they lived pea...
  • Crane
    648 words
    Stephen Crane was the youngest of fourteen children. His father was a strict Methodist minister, who died in 1880, leaving his devout, strong mother to raise the rest of the family. Crane lasted through preparatory school, but spent less than two years in college, excelling at Syracuse in baseball and partying far more than academics. After leaving school, he went to live in New York, doing freelance writing and working on his first book Maggie, A Girl of the Streets. His times in New York City ...

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