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  • Kilgore Trout
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    Those of you who are familiar with the work of Kurt Vonnegut Jr. have surely come across the name Kilgore Trout in his novels. He is one of the author's favorite fictional characters and appears in many of his books (e.g. Slaughterhouse-Five, God Bless You Mr. Rosewater, Breakfast of Champion, Galapagos, Time quake etc.) Kilgore Trout is an unsuccessful writer of science fiction, having few, yet loyal fans. He spends all his time writing, but he never gets a decent publisher. His stories get pub...
  • Rabelias And Many Other Writers
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    In Italy, early 1300's, a cultural movement began. This period of time is known as the Renaissance, an age of reborn interest in the arts. During this time artist emerged with paintings that recognized daily life, in contrast with paintings of holy and import ain people just a few years earlier. Artist began to paint in three dimensions, writers began write satires, and they started blending their opinions into their stories. They became concerned with human welfare, humanism. ' Humanism was a p...
  • Author For The Breakfast
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    Steinbeck's experience and feelings in 'Breakfast' by John Steinbeck John Steinbeck's stories depict his commiseration and compassion for the down-trodden class. He, in his stories, has summed up the bitterness of the Great Depression decade and aroused widespread sympathy for the plight of migratory farm workers. His style is natural and lucid. The story "Breakfast" by John Steinbeck is a description of a warm experience he had had. He reminisced about it each time with extra gratification. He ...
  • Marvel's Defense Of Metaphysical Writers
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    Few would argue that on the surface level of Marvel's 'To His Coy Mistress' the speaker is a lover advancing a conventional 'care diem' line of thought. He systematically reasons with his desired object about the futility of delaying their interlude when the hours available to them are limited, but the lyric may simultaneously function as a metaphor for Marvel's endeavors as a metaphysical poet. Metaphysical writers view poetry as an intellectual exercise, an opportunity to develop ideas in a lo...
  • Ezra Pound And Scott Fitzgerald
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    In Ernest Hemingway's A Moveable Feast he tells the tale of his early career and life in Paris. He tells of his meetings with famous writers, poets, and the times that they had. He spoke especially of Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, and Ezra Pound. He did have a tendency to portray them a little bit unfairly. He was a little critical of them because of the fact that he shared so much time with them. Usually when people spend lots of time with each other they begin to be annoyed by their habits...
  • Metaphysical Writer Of The Time
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    The Bane of Life and Beauty: Time 'For every man, Time is an emptying reservoir; to fret over how much you have left only wastes it. ' - Lee Connolly. In every person's mind, a clock is running. A pendulum is constantly swinging and ticking into the future, into the unknown. Every person must, at sometime, recognize Time as a measurement of their own life and not something that can be ignored and forgotten about. As long as there have been life there has been death, and Time is simply a tool in ...
  • Romantic Time Period Writers
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    "The Age of Revolt " During each period of life on the planet earth, a new idea, religion, or belief comes about. Each period is characterized by having a major idea that is shared among all that is living at the time. Writers and poets that lived in these time periods not only believed in what the others did, but wrote about their dreams and ideas they shared. The age of Romanticism was characterized as a time of love, but if a person was to examine a poem or work that was written during this t...
  • Criticism Of Society In Breakfast By John Steinbeck
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    Steinbeck criticising society in 'Breakfast' by John Steinbeck The story "Breakfast" by John Steinbeck is a description of a warm experience he had had. The story also has indirectly criticized society. The writer was fascinated by their simple living. Their high spirits, simple airs, their satisfaction and hospitality, all had an element of beauty in them which put an everlasting impression on the writer's mind. The deep impression it made was also because the writer was cognizant of the bitter...
  • Gertrude And Leo
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    Gertrude Stein "I know I am" (Burnett 51). This response form Gertrude Stein was given in answer to the question "You think you are a genius?" posed to her by the French artist Henri Matisse. This was the epitome of Stein. Born in 1876, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, Gertrude was the fifth child, and youngest, to Daniel and Amelia Stein, German-Jewish immigrants. She was a bright girl, but was noted for "her lifelong indifference to rules" (Gombar 41), especially in school. The early death of her m...
  • Appeal Of The Wests Settlement To Writers
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    Westerns The settlement of the west has prompted story's which have captivated the public throughout this century. More than any other historic event it has been written about in books, magazines and comic books. Screen writers are no exception, it has been the most popular subject of motion pictures from their inception. It's nearness in history is one of the most important reasons for it's success. Soon after the west's settlement, motion pictures became popular. Parents and grandparents were ...
  • Most Famous Early Enlightenment Writers
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    Reasoning Revolution The age of enlightenment took place in the 18th century and was thought by many of the period to be long overdue. Spurred by writers wishing to "awaken" the public from their stupor, it was an age of change. Enlightenment writers tackled subjects from inconsistencies in religion to the oppression of women in society. Utilized during the time were many aspects of writing. Inducing a feeling of fear or guilt within a reader and the use of satire was often combined to leave an ...
  • European Writers Bomb New York
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    Graffiti was used primarily by political activists to make statements and street gangs to mark territory. It wasn't till the late 1960's that writing's current identity started to form. The history of the underground art movement known by many names, most commonly termed graffiti begins in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the mid to late '60's and is rooted in bombing. The writers who are credited with the first conscious bombing effort are CORNBREAD and COOL EARL. They wrote their names all ov...
  • Time Of The Writers
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    Shakespeare is a great water and could be compared to other writers of the romantic period who used his writings and people to the sandra and john keats would be one of the writers that lived sleeper and ate shakespeare. other writers that helped of john wordsworth, byron Lord Percy shelly, lord macyntire, william blake, ther Shakespere an theatre and other issues that commanded the english court at the time. other issues were the london people who lived in london who liked to see the plays and ...

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