"Pulitzer Prize for Fiction" Essays and Research Papers

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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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  • 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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  • The Handmaid's Tale: A Narrative Fiction

    Joe thought he heard a mysterious sound.MMMMMMMMMM‚though Joe just thought it was just the heater.However there was a strange smell of rot flowing through the house as it soon started to sicken Him.All of the sudden‚the humming stopped all at once‚however the smell got closer. “What is that?” Joe thought. Soon joe Started to get frightened‚and he remembered that old movie “the grudge” and got up from his bed.Joe Stared and walked slowly and quietly towards the door.Scared‚Joe Creaked open the door

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  • Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Troy

    Franklin Reyes Professor Neeley Gossett English 1102 1 October 2014 Fences In the play “Fences” by August Wilson‚ the main characters Cory and Troy are building a fence that Rose their wife/mom has asked them to built. August Wilson did not name his play‚ Fences‚ simply because the dramatic action depends strongly on the building of a fence in the Maxson’s backyard. Rather‚ the characters lives change around the fence-building project that serves as both a literal and a figurative device‚ representing

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  • Philip Schultz

    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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  • Alice Walker

    Chelsea LaFlair LaFlair 1 Professor Rhonda Rodriguez English 209 17 March 2014 Alice Walker As a writer‚ Alice Walker deals with many issues‚ most of which concern historical and modern race problems in America.  Through this she brings to national attention the cruelty and inhumane abuse that African Americans have endured.  This general topic can be broken down into many areas that she feels

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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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  • Beloved

    as Chloe Ardelia Wofford on the day of February 18‚ 1931 in Lorain‚Ohio. She is known as an American novelist‚ editor‚ and professor. She won the Nobel Prize in 1993 and in 1987 the Pulitzer Prize for Beloved. She entered Howard University in 1949 and a few yaers later she received her B.A. in English in 1953. Toni Morrison began writing fiction as a part of an informal group of poets and writers at Howard who met to discuss their work. She wrote her first novel in 1970 which was called the Bluest

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  • Alice Walker's Biography

    Alice Walker February 9th 1944 in Eatonton Georgia a great author was born‚ who is Known by the name Alice Walker . Alice Walker Is a African American who is the eighth and youngest child of Minnie Talulah and Willie Lee. In Alice years of being a child she became blind in her right eye from being scarred with a BB gun by her brother Bill. Getting teased by her classmates and the misunderstood from her family made Alice Shy. Six years later Alice got her scar removed and this helped

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  • Why to Kil a Mockingbird Was Banned

    English 11 period 5B Kieghley Bridger October 2‚ 2012 Mini research paper To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was published on July 11‚ 1960 and was an immediate bestseller. It won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1961 and was voted “best novel of the century” by the Library Journal. With more than thirty million copies in print‚ To Kill a Mockingbird remains a bestseller. Regardless of all the praise‚ this novel has been banned and challenged in many different areas due to profanity

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