Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, born August 30, 1797, was a prominent, though often overlooked, literary figure during the Victorian Era of English Literature. She was the only child of, Mary Wollstonecraft, the famous feminist, and William Godwin, a philosopher and …

David Herbert Lawrence

The Navajos Indians were a peaceful simple people. D. H. Lawrence found this culture a wonder, and he portrays it in “Mornings in Mexico. “D. H. traveled all around the world and found that New Mexico was his favorite place. …

The Life of T.S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot was born on September 26, 1888, in St. Louis Missouri, to Henry Ware and Charlotte Stearns Elliot. His father was a businessman, and his mother was a poetress. Eliot came from a financially endowed family and was …

Emily Dickinson Life

Emily Dickinson was raised in a traditional New England home in the mid 1800’s. Her father along with the rest of the family had become Christians and she alone decided to rebel against that and reject the Church. She like …

Mary Shelley Life

The year is 1797 and Mary Wollstonecraft gives birth to a baby girl on August 30. A baby girl soon to be known as Mary Shelley. Mary Shelley was a prominent literary figure during the Romantic Era of English Literature. …

Mary Flannery O’Connor

Mary Flannery O’Connor is one of the most preeminent and more unique short story authors in American Literature (O’Connor 1). While growing up she lived in the Bible-belt South during the post World War II era of the United States. …

The Poetry of E. E. Cummings

E. E. Cummings, who was born in 1894 and died in 1962, wrote many poems with unconventional punctuation and capitalization, and unusual line, word, and even letter placements – namely, ideograms. Cummings’ most difficult form of prose is probably the …