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HermanMelvilleBy David KirbyHerman MelvilleBy David KirbyContinuumNew York NYTable of Contents1 Discriptors2 Timeline3 Accomplishments4 Significance5 Influences6 Quotes7 Your Thoughts8 PoemDiscriptorsHerman melville was smart wise highlyopinionated couragous and a good influenceTimeline1819August 1 Herman Melville born in New York City1830Family moves to Albany NY1832father dies1839First proffessional work appears in newspaper1840Travels in the midwest and gets the experience towrite The confidence man1841Sails to the pacific where he hears the tails of thekiller Mocha Dick1842Deserts and lives with the natives of nukuheva He islater rescued by the whaler Lucy Anne1843Ships for boston aboard the native vessel for the US White-Jacket was based upon this experience1846Publishes typee1847Publishes Omoo1849Feb 16 His son Malcom melvelle is born1850Publishes white jacket Moves to Arrowhead farm inPittsburg massachustettes1851Publishes the famous moby-dick Oct 22 StanwixMelville is born1852Publishes Pierre which prompted one newspaper madea headline herman melville crazy1853Elizibeth Melville is born1855March 2 Frances Melville is born Publishes Israelpotter1856Publishes the Piazza tales1856-57sails to europe and the holy land where hegathers materials for tyhe long poem clarel1857Publishes the confidence man1857-60lectures in the north and the midwest1863the melvilles move to new york city1864gathers material for the civil war poems1866publishes battle pieces Gets job in customs1867Malcom melville dies from a suicidal gunshot to thehead1876publishes clarel1885retires from customs1886stanwix melville dies after a long illness1888publishes john marr and other sailors in a privateedition of 25 copies1891completes draft of billy budd which was not publisheduntil 1924 Sepember 28 dies1924Billy Budd is PublishedAccomplishments1 Wrote the novel Moby-Dick2 Was in the US Navy3 Wrote numerous famous poems4 Wrote many other novels like PierreMardi Omoo Typee White-JacketRedburn Israel Potter and Billy Budd5 Contribited to the American RenaissanceSignificanceHerman Melville made a lot of novels andis an example on how great a person canbecome His message was to write storieson experience he wrote most of his greatstories on experienceInfluencesI think all of the sailors thatHerman Melville sailed withinfluenced him the most Theygave him experiences for the storieshe wrote and one even saved hislife Also the sailors told himtails of Mocha
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