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Pulitzer Prize Essay Examples

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A Biography of Ernest Hemingway: The Man and His Works
Ernest Hemingway The Man and His Work On July 2, 1961, a writer whom many critics call the greatest writer of this century, a man who had a zest for adventure, a winner of the Nobel Prize and the Pulitzer Prize, a man who held esteem everywhere on that July day, that man put a shotgun to his head and killed himself. That ma...
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Is the Internet Slowing Human Mind?
In an era where the Internet is one of the most used technologies in the
world, are humans becoming dependent to it? Are people having trouble
reading, finding information or solving problems without the web? This
is what concerns Nicolas Carr an American writer who was a finalist in
2011 for the Pulitzer Prize in General N...
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4 pages
A Biography of Thornton Niven Wilder a Pulitzer Prize Winner
Despite the three Pulitzer prizes awarded him, Thornton Wilder may very well [have turned] out to be one of the few enduring writers of our time...There have been countless other authors who in his day have been far more 'discussed.' That was inevitable for a man who has neither hastened to follow nor troubled to oppose the...
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The Works of America's Leading 20th-Century Poet, Robert Lee Frost
Robert Lee Frost, b. San Francisco, Mar. 26, 1874, d. Boston, Jan. 29, 1963, was one of America's leading 20th-century poets and a four-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Although his verse forms are traditional, he was a pioneer in interplay of rhythm and meter and the poetic use of vocabulary of everyday speech. His poetr...
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Ernest Hemingway: The Life of a Great Man
Earnest Hemingway: The Life of a Great Man Through out literary history many writers have come and gone, yet only the greatones are the ones to be remembered. One of these memorable writers was Earnest Hemmingway. Through a life of uncertainty, he managed to become a world renowned writer. Through his time in the war and...
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The Controversial Points of The Color Purple Should Be Discussed in the Classroom
Banned or Not? “Just say You gonna do what your mammy wouldn’t. First he put his thing up against my hip and sort of wiggle it around. Then he grab hold my titties. Then he push his thing inside my *censored*. When that hurt, I cry. He start to choke me, saying You better shut up and get used to it.” (Walker 1-2) If you...
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A Review of Tennessee Williams' 1958 Book "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof was published by Tennessee Williams in 1958. This Pulitzer Prize- Winning Drama is a passion that besets a wealthy Southern family whose lives are stripped of pretense in a shattering moment of revelation. In this drama, a wealthy land owner, Big Daddy is celebrating his sixty-fifth birthday. The f...
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A Biography of Elliott Carter the Two Time Reciever of Pulitzer Prize Award
Composer Elliott Carter was born on December 11 1908, but his age might mislead people about his placement in the history of music. This can be seen in a quote by another famous composer Pierre Boulez, twenty years younger than Carter, "He does not belong in the generation into which he was born; he really belongs to m...
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The Literary Life of Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks
Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was born on June 7, 1917, in Topeka, Kansas. Her parents were David Anderson Brooks and Keziah Wims Brooks. Her mother had come home to Topeka from Chicago to give birth to her child. When Gwendolyn was one month old, the family returned to Chicago. Despite her extensive travels and periods in som...
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A Biography of Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton - THE BIOGRAPHY Edith Wharton - THE BIOGRAPHY Edith Wharton was born on January 24, 1862 under the name Edith Newbold Jones. She was born in New York, the great state. Her parents were George Frederic Jones and Lucretia Rhinelander, who were descendants of Dutch and English colonists...
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