these aspects included social, psychological, and other components of the author's life. Within his book parts of his life included were the people from his life. These people were Kenneth Grahame’s father, his son Alastair, and his friend Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. One of the people from his life who was transformed into a memorable character was his son Alastair. The Wind in the Willows was a novel based on bedtime stories about the character named Toad, the stories of which were told to Alastair in
As cliché as it might sound, everyone has a story to tell. Most of the time, it would be the story of their life. Whether we like to admit it or not, we all are a hot mess, we are blobs of emotions ready to explode. Some of us try to put on an armor of steel and push our way through our daily lives, avoiding the inevitable. Others might pour their hearts and minds out. This particularly applies to musicians, artists and writers, since they are also humans, but better at expressing themselves.
This near death experience made death tangible in his mind and was a great source of inspiration for his writings. Edited by Logan Pearsall Smith, Donne’s Sermons: Selected Passages contains several of his sermons and was considered by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch “’The most significant prose ever uttered from an English pulpit,
The wind is one of the most powerful forces known to man. It can do things that man has been envious of and also terrified of throughout the centuries. It is no wonder why Shelley decided to write a poem of praise in its name. Shelley writes this poem with the speaker being a poet himself frustrated that he can not tell the world the things that he feels the world needs to know. Throughout the poem he continually is describing what the wind can do and what he wishes the wind could do for him. It
Malouin Malouin 11 Measuring a Life in a Drama When many people think of William Shakespeare, they think of plays like Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth or Hamlet. One of the most influential plays written by Shakespeare is not one listed above. The play that reflects the life and all of Shakespeare?s plays is The Tempest. This work was and still is influential in both America, Britain and around the world. Although William Shakespeare was an influential writer in American and British literature,