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Pulitzer Prize For Fiction

Philip Schultz in Collin College- spring Creek   Philip Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and the founder/director of The Writers Studio, a private school for fiction and poetry writing based in New York City. He wrote several books including the Pulitzer Prize winning collection of poems called Failure. He was invited to Collin College to present his recent book called My Dyslexia. He is a famous writer and poet who had realized he had dyslexia at the age of 58 when his own son was diagnosed...

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Boo Radley Essay

that keeps the reader flipping the pages. He is tender, juvenile, and not racist. For most of the book, all we know about him is what rumors circle the town. This is not the typical scenario for a character. This makes the work of fiction what it is today; a Pulitzer prize book. ...

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Alice Walker

Karin Leiva November 6, 2012 Lisa Evans English 9 Leiva 1 Alice Malsenior Walker was born on February 9, 1944 in Eatonton, Georgia. She is an American author, poet, and activist. She has written both fiction and essays about gender and race. Her writing mostly focuses on the role of women of color in their culture and history. Alice Walker actually expresses’ her feeling in any of her works. She usually reflects on herself and her feelings through her...

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the dangling man

Saul Bellow was a Canadian born American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts. He is the only writer to win the National Book Award for Fiction three times and he received the Foundation's lifetime Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in 1990. His best-known works include The Adventures of Augie March...

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Extract from The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway

the Cuban fisherman was inspiring, Hemmingway was deeply influenced by the bible, Mark Twain and the two world wars which reflected in his style of writing. Ernest Hemmingway’s “the old man and the sea,” had won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 followed by an achievement of The Nobel Prize for literature in 1954. His experience as a journalist and war correspondent are responsible for the striking simplicity of his plot lines, woven around one or two central characters. The old man and the sea is a story...

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Pulitzer Prizes

Website The Pulitzer Prizes archival website(www.pulitzer.org) explains everything about the Pulitzer Prize, which was established by Joseph Pulitzer, a Hungarian-American journalist and newspaper publisher, who left money to Columbia University in 1911. A portion of his money was used to found the School of Journalism in 1912 and establish the Pulitzer Prize, which was first awarded to Pulitzer in 1917. The main category of Pulitzer Prizes are two; A Prize in Journalism and A Letters and...

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The First Day

The first day. The first day, by Edward p. Jones. born 1951 is an American novelist and short story writer. His 2003 novel The Known World received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Jones was born and raised in Washington, D.C., and educated at both the College of the Holy Cross and the University of Virginia. His first book, Lost in the City, is a collection of short stories about the African-American working class in 20th-century Washington, D.C. In the early stories are some who are like first-generation...

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The Color Purple Research Paper

and the second in 1976. Walker went on as a professor of literature at a number of colleges and universities. She has received many awards such as National Endowment for the arts grant,Guggenheim award,O.Henry award,American book award and the Pulitzer prize. Alice has one daughter and currently lives in California. Alice Walker grew up in the segregated south. Her parents Willie Lee and Minnie Lou Grant Walker were sharecroppers who struggled to build a home for their children. Political,social...

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dont open this paper

characters, Boo Radley and Tom Robinson, for which the community of Maycomb had long labeled and ridiculed for either their color or peculiar behavior patterns. Lee writes this novel about personal experiences she has growing up. Harper Lee is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of the brilliantly written To Kill a Mockingbird. Lee uses symbolism and foreshadowing to demonstrate courage is doing the right thing regardless of the outcome. To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is...

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History of the Pulitzer Prize

of recognizing excellence. In the world of writing, this award is the Pulitzer Prize. The Pulitzer Prize originated in 1917 by Joseph Pulitzer. In his will, he left two million dollars to Columbia University to create a school of journalism. Pulitzer was a proud, self-made man, but wanted to make it easier for future journalists to be successful in the industry he loved. One fourth of this money was to be "applied to prizes or scholarships for the encouragement of public service, public morals...

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