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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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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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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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together for life

bestsellers and works selected for Book-of-the-Month club. He was also known for his meticulous research behind the books. Michener's fiction novels include Tales of the South Pacific for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948, Hawaii, The Drifters, Centennial, The Source, The Fires of Spring, Chesapeake, Caribbean, Caravans, Alaska, Texas and Poland. His non-fiction works include Iberia, about his travels in Spain and Portugal; his memoir titled The World Is My Home, and Sports in America....

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Psychological Case Study

and Trouble; the poetry collection Revolutionary Petunias; and her first children's book, Langston Hughes: American Poet. She is most known for her novel, The Color Purple, published in 1982, for which she won both the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction in 1983. (Biography.com) The novel was made into a movie directed by Steven Spielberg, in 1985 and then became a Broadway musical in 2005. After The Color Purple, she wrote The Same River Twice: Honoring the Difficult...

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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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To Kill a Mockingbird: Courage in a Small Town

obstacles and dangers and pressures-and that is the basis of all morality” (John F. Kennedy). Courage is demonstrated in the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. In this story, Atticus Finch finds inner strength to defend an innocent black man of a horrible crime against a white girl in a small Alabama town filled with racism and prejudice. In the realistic fiction novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, the story shows that people express courage in many different ways,...

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Eudora Welty Research Paper

a part of it.” With all of her experiences tied together piece by piece, story by story, Eudora Welty became a well-known, award winning writer (DiConsiglio). Eudora Welty explained in her autobiographical work, One Writer’s Beginnings, how her fiction stories grew from this “sheltered life” that she lived. This book was published later, in 1984, and consisted of three different lectures that she gave at Harvard University, with the sections being titled: “Listening”, “Learning to See”, and “Finding...

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