Symbolism/ Allegory In The Scarlet Letter The High School For Health Professions/ English 3 H Research Paper

707 words - 3 pages

Name Yasmine Howell____________ Date February 13, 2019
Hour 1st
English 11 – American Literature
Author Biography Worksheet
Answer the following questions on this paper or by downloading this document from the network and typing your answers. Be sure to answer all parts of every question. Use the two column format to help you study for tests by covering up the right side and quizzing yourself with the questions on the left.
1. Author name
Walter Mosely
2. Place of birth
Los Angeles, California
3. Date of birth
January 15, 1952
4. Date of death (if applicable)
5. Place of death (if applicable)
6. Burial location (if mentioned)
7. Interesting facts about this author’s childhood (parents, siblings, people that influenced them, interests, etc.)
His parents are Ella and Leroy Mosley. His father influenced him to become an author. His instructor, Edna O’Brien, further influenced him to pursue a career in literature.
8. Place(s) where this author lived. Include dates and explain how each place influenced them.
In 1981 while working at Mobile Oil in New York City, he attended City College in Harlem where his instructor influenced him to pursue his writing career. He kept moving back and forth from Santa Cruz to Europe while in his “hippie” stage.
9. How did this author become inspired to write? (What events happened in their life to make them become a writer or to make them write they way they do/did, e.g., education, work experiences, historical events, family life, lost love, etc.)
He graduated from Goddard College with a Political Science degree in 1979, then enter a doctoral program but changed to computer programming as a career. When he was in New York City he met his ex-wife Joy Kellman but they divorced in 2001.
10. Where applicable, explain any obstacles this writer faced, such as character flaws, conflicts with other people or with society, prejudice, mental or physical illness, etc.
Mosley’s writings are from times where there was prejudice, money problems and times in South where his family is from.
11. How successful was this author during his/her lifetime? (Did they win awards, earn money,...

Other Essays On Symbolism/ Allegory in the Scarlet Letter - the high school for health professions/ English 3 H - Research paper

An essay on love and the concept of love - Havelock High School English 3 - essay

1119 words - 5 pages Susan Hester Comment by EDNA DONALDSON: You are a natural Philosopher! Consider it as a profession. February 5, 2018 1st period Love What is the one emotion that has everyone mystified?Love.What is love to you? Do you love your family, your friends? What about school, yeah I know not many people love school do they?Well I can’t describe love in words but I know love when I feel it. When I hug someone in my family I feel a warmth in my heart

Fundraiser Letter for a School Trip - Steele High School - Formal Letter

447 words - 2 pages Dear *insert name here*, You probably already know this, but just in case you don’t, this is my senior year of high school! In addition to all of the “normal” senior year activities, I get the opportunity to participate in something special over Spring Break. Every few years, my high school band takes a trip. This year, we are going to NEW YORK! I am really excited to travel with my friends and see the amazing sights that New York has to offer

Our son swears He has 102 gallons of water in his body - Needville high school/ English 3 - Analytical essay

522 words - 3 pages Branden Bourgeois Ms. Valentine English III - 7 28 January 2019 Winning Isn’t Everything There is a lot of ways a person can interpret the word winning, for example this football coach stated “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” However, I would have to disagree with this statement because winning to me isn’t everything. I would even go as far as to say winning is not just for the sake of who’s better or not, sure it does have its

Turning Points In American History - Plainview Old Bethpage High School, H US History - Essay

853 words - 4 pages Kyle Krimson 03/17/18 Mr. Nolan US 11 H Thematic Essay There have been several specific times and moments that have defined American history. It is because of these moments that the United States, and the world in general, is what it stands to be. Major historical events are often referred to as turning points because they have led to important political, social and/or economic changes. Two of the most important turning points in history have

The sun also rises chapters 1-3 - Hillsboro high school American men - Assignment

480 words - 2 pages , and I always had a suspicion that perhaps…”( Hemmingway, 12) Jake feels threatened by a superior, composure and it makes him angry. Jake is also a hard worker 1. Discuss the themes of the text through the first 3 chapters. Drinking to fill in time is a big theme in this book. When anything remotely difficult happens, Jake drinks. Traveling for a purpose 2. Discuss/identify the setting of the first 2 chapters. The first two chapters were in the

Homeostasis and how it effects the body - health science 1 concord high school - assignment

892 words - 4 pages Joslyn Harris Mr. Beauman Health Science 1 12, September, 2018 Intro To Anatomy 1. Summarize homeostasis Homeostasis is a necessary body function to keep you alive. You may not realize this but your body is always working to achieve this state. Homeostasis is when your body maintains a stable steady condition necessary for your survival. People think of homeostasis the first thought is just your body keeping a safe temperature. This is a part of

College Essay- Write an essay to send to your desired college - Berkner High School, English 3 - Essay

523 words - 3 pages College Essay  5th pd English 3, Kayla Hundley    I possess a common vision. I constantly work to explore the limits of nature by  exceeding expectations. Long an amateur scientist, it was this drive that brought me to  the University of Texas for its Student Science Training Program in 2013. Up to that point  science had been my private past time, one I had yet to explore on anyone else’s terms.  My time at , however, changed that

SPanish Toipcal Assessment for the clean - mcneil high school spanish 3 - CONjugation assemenet essay

934 words - 4 pages WORKBOOK 3.6 ¡Así se dice! Level 3 Copyright © McGraw-Hill Education Nombre Fecha Gramática El subjuntivo con deseos A Escoge la forma apropiada del verbo. (Easy) 1. Todos esperan que los recién casados tengan una vida feliz. a. tienen b. tengan 2. Sus padres prefi eren que se casen en la iglesia. a. se casen b. se casan 3. Insisto en que tú me digas lo que pasa. a. digas b. dices 4. Esperan que nosotros asistamos . a. asistimos b

Dialectal journal about the scarlet letter - English - Research

1862 words - 8 pages Liyannah Almario Class 4  Scarlet Letter  Nathan Hawthorne     Quote & page number ​ ​ Responses  “...It would be greatly for the public behoof,  if we women, being mature of age and  church members in good repute, should  have handling of such malefactresses as this  Hester Prynne. What think ye, gossips? If the  hussy stood up for judgement before us five,  that are now here in knot together

Hunter In The Snow Research paper - RJ reynolds High School - Research paper

548 words - 3 pages Fagade Fagade Simon Fagade John Reynolds World History Seminar 11/10/18 The Hunters in The Snow By: Pieter “The Elder” Bruegel Pieter Bruegel was the most prominent artists of the Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting. Bruegel accomplished a lot in his short life. Born sometime around 1525 in Breda, Bruegel was born into an extremely large family of artist that had been active and successful for four generations. Bruegel settled into Antwerp

How the Drug War Failed and How It Can Be Improved - Credo High School/English - Research Paper - Research Paper

5581 words - 23 pages Luther Gennert  Gennert 1  Ms. Bliquez  Research Paper 10A  3 October 2017  The Failure of the Drug War and A Better Solution  “America's public enemy number one in the United States is drug abuse. In order  to fight and defeat this enemy, it is necessary to wage a new, all-out offensive:” With  those words, Nixon started the War on Drugs. According to the government, the  purpose of the drug war was to eliminate all drug use, creating a perfect

Similar Papers

How Did Change Effect Characters In The Crucible High School/English H Essay

1363 words - 6 pages practicing witchcraft. After a change in heart, John destroyed the paper and decided that living a life knowing that he is innocent would be too much to bear for him as well as his family. Why would Proctor not choose to lie so he could live? John chose to die “because it is name! Because cannot have another in life! Because lies and signs to lies!” (Miller, act IV) Proctor had chosen to save his reputation rather than his life. At the beginning

Seeing Double: Why Cloning Breaks Ethical Boundaries Cox Mill High School, English 3 Honors Research Paper

1670 words - 7 pages Kruse Parker Kruse Mrs. Ramsey English 3 Academy Honors 13 November 2018 Seeing Double: Why Cloning Breaks Ethical Boundaries Dolly, born on July 5th, 1996 was the first ever cloned mammal. Dolly’s first years of life as a normal sheep were great. In her later years, the drawbacks from the cloning started to appear. These drawbacks eventually caused her suffer until she died at half the age of an expected sheep. Cloning animals is very

Should Health Insurance Be Provided To All People And Run By The Government? Forest Hills High School Research Paper

2464 words - 10 pages future publicly funded healthcare programs provided by the government (32). During the Johnson presidency, further implementation of medical care programs were done when the social security amendments of 1965 was enacted which created Medicaid and Medicare. This important legislation provided federal health insurance to the elderly and poor families. It helped expand coverage for Americans by reducing the barriers of high expenses and overall

Alonzo And The Friends: The Journey Richwoods High School/English 3 Enriched Realism Story

797 words - 4 pages forgotten path that small game used now to get through the woods. They hiked along the trail for a bit until they got past the lake. However, some problems had come up due to the trouble of hiking through the woods on the trail. Everyone was covered in burs on their shoes, pants, and shirt. They spent 10 minutes picking all the prickly little burs off their clothes. They resumed their journey again after they had finished. The rest of the hike was