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Its done well just teels about his life well written but correct grammer Biography on Guy de Maupassant Guy de Maupassant was born on August 5 1850 at Chateau de Miromesnil in France He was a descendent of a very old French family As a boy Maupassant went to school at Yvetot in Normandy and then attended Lycee at Rouen During his childhood and youth in Normandy he picked up a great deal of experiences that he later put to use in many of his writings When Maupassant was eleven years old his parents got separated This was probably the most significant events in his life in that his mother retained custody of him His mother was the sister of a close friend of Flaubert one of the most famous nineteenth-century writers She turned to Flaubert for advice on him Flaubert began tutoring him on various subjects mainly writing Maupassants association with Flaubert brought him into the French literary circles Even though Maupassant was often a member of gatherings which included such famous writers such as Flaubert Turgenev Zola and Daudet he had little interest at the time for a career of writing for himself As an adolescent he was much more interested in sports than writing especially rowing Maupassants education was interrupted by the Franco-Prussian War in which he served as a member of the French army After the war was finished he entered the French civil service He first served with the Ministry of Navy and later with the Ministry of Public Institution During the between 1873 and 1880 he also served as a literary apprentice under Flaubert At this time Maupassant realized his weakness as a poet and concentrated on developing his skills as a writer of prose fiction Maupassant wrote a collection of short stories that were published with a writers such as Bola and Huysmans Maupassant work outshone all the others
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