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Famous American Novelist Essay Examples

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The Evolution of the American Identity through the Figures of Famous Explorers and Colonizers
The American Identity could be considered and oxymoron in and of itself. From the very inception of explorers to the "New Land" to American culture today, Americans still don't have a firm grasp of whom they really are. In any event, I will attempt to trace the evolution of the American identity using tim...
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A Biography of Ernest Hemingway a Writer
Ernest Miller Hemingway is a well-known American author who wrote in the twentieth century. He has written several novels such as, A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and The Old Man and the Sea. The Sun Also Rises was finished on April 1, 1926 and was published in October of 1926 (Selkirk 96, Bruccoli 75). The Sun...
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A Biography of Albert Einstein the Very Famous Physicist, Mathematician and a Genius
Albert Einstein Biography of: Albert Einstein Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is know by almost all-living people. While most of these people do not understand this man's work, everyone knows that its impact on the world of science and mathematics is asto...
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A Biography of Johannes Kepler a Famous Scientist and Mathematician
Johannes Kepler Johannes Kepler is now remembered for discovering the three laws of planetary motion, and writing about them in books that were published in 1609 and 1619. He also did important work in optics, discovered two new regular polyhedra, gave the first mathematical treatment of close packing of equal spheres, gav...
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A Biography of Charles Dickens a Famous 19th Century Novelist
The Life of Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was a nineteenth-century novelist who was and still is very popular. He was born in Landport, a region of Portsmouth, on February 7, 1812 (Kyle 1). Charles Dickens was the son of John Dickens and Elizabeth Barrow. John Dickens was a minor government official who worked in t...
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A Biography of Salman Rushdie a Writer
SALMAN RUSHDIE By Matthew Hanscom November 2000 Salman Rushdie was seen by some as a famous novelist with great skill at what he does and seen by others as a blasphemous heretic. Rushdie was born in June 1947 in Bombay, India as the only son out of four children. His family originates from Kashmir, so his first language...
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The Life and Work of Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy, a Russian Novelist
Leo Tolstoi 1828-1910 In full Lev Nikolayevich, Count Tolstoy Leo Tolstoy was born at Yasnya Polyana, in the Tula Province. His fathers family was new to Russia. The grand duke of Moscow, at the time, gave the name Tolstoy to the family. The word tolstoy, in russian, literally means fat. His parents died when he was a ch...
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A Biography of Sir Walter Scott, a Scottish Novelist and Poet
Biography on Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) Walter Scott was a Scottish novelist and poet. He worked as a translator, editor, biographer, and critic, and wrote novels and poems, making him one of the most prominent figures in English romanticism. He was born in Edinburgh, August 15, 1771. He was trained as a lawy...
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An Analysis of Tim O'Brien's Novels
Tim O'Brien is a highly acclaimed Vietnam War novelist. His depictions of the war are both gruesome and disturbing. O'Brien achieves such reality in his books by drawing material for his novels from his own experience. He uses imagination and fiction to find meaning in those experiences. The passions and ideas in his novels...
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The Importance of American Espionage During the Revolutionary War
The Evolution of Espionage in America Knowledge is power. It is as simple as that. Espionage is the secret gathering of information or intelligence. Intelligence refers to the processed information needed to make any decision. This could be used for business, military, economic, or political decisions. More often than not,...
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