Authors, Poets, and Playwrights

Parent Category: Books and Literature
Includes questions about the lives and families of writers as well as about their written works.


The author Thomas Harris was born on 11 April 1940 in Jackson,Mississippi.
"The hamlet of Shottery was only a mile from the town of Stratfordwhere William Shakespeare lived with his family. Anne Hathawaywould have often visited the town and would have therefore had theopportunity to meet William Shakespeare. At this time Anne wouldhave been 26 and William 18. A...
Langston Hughes' "Thank You, M'am" contains three main themes: love and trust, forgiveness, and dignity . AfterRoger tries to steal the purse of Mrs. Luella Bates WashingtonJones, the weight of the purse causes Roger to fall down. Joneskicks Roger, picks him up, and drags him to her home. After...
She started writing in 3rd grade.
Without a doubt, the arresting and puzzlilng saga of the Grand Duchess Anastasia wpuld be at the top[ of the list of a modern Bard. Shakespeare was well aware of royal and noble power struggles-e.g. Macbeth, It would be interesting to see how he would handle Dame Stasia, please don"t make her an...
her daughter Rose encouraged her to write
The Dickens repository in central London means to celebrate the best novelists in British historyCharles Dickens. The museum exhibits over 100,000 items frompersonal items to artwork and manuscripts from some of hisbooks.
Yes, she was indeed.
Nikki Giovanni does not have a husband she believed non-marriage
Nowhere because he died in 1759.
Adeline yen mah wrote 7 books so far!!
Her maiden name was Gail Carson. She has been married to DavidLevine since 1967. Instead changing her last name, she chose to useboth her maiden name and her husband's name.
Jack Gantos was born on july,2,1951. he was born in mount pleasant, pensylvania.
William Shakespeare was an English author and playwright. Hisearliest play is believed to be The Two Gentleman of Verona,although it could be The Taming of the Shrew.
This poem can be interpreted in many different ways, the most basic of which is simply a reflection of the sounds that bells can make, and the emotions evoked from that sound. For example, "From the bells bells bells bells/Bells bells bells!" brings to mind the clamoring of myriad church bells....
well since dr. suess tends to like rhymes in his books, but I thinkits because the book "the cat in the hat" is a bestseller so Ithink its because of that.. Rosimar~
Here are all the actors: Percy Jackson = Logan Lerman Annabeth Chase = Alexandra Daddario Grover Underwood = Brandon T. Jackson Silena Baureguard = Chelean Simmons Chiron = Pierce Brosnan Poseidon = Kevin McKidd Zeus = Sean Bean Athena = Melina Kanakaredes Medusa = Uma Thurman ...
No. The phrase "a rose by any other name would smell as sweet" is from Romeo and Juliet, where Juliet remarks that she would love Romeo as much whatever his name (and by extension his familial obligation) is. It juxtaposes with her lament, "wherefore art thou Romeo" (i.e. "why are you Romeo", a...
It is called a 'ruff', and was worn in Western Europe between the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-seventeenth.
There are a lot of women named Catherine Mayer. According toWikipedia, she is a British author and journalist.
There is a shop at the port, and then there is a shop at the cafe itself right outside the port that is open. The actual restaurant part is not open yet.
it is a description of the vast difference between conformity and individuality between two societal worlds living in the same town.
not always they are two different jobs the writer wrights it andthe editor corrects it.:)
"learned academy" definition
The husband's names were Logan Killicks, Jody Starks and Tea CakeWoods. Logan Killicks threatened to kill her. Joe or Jody Starkshad a stark attitude about life. Teacake is a sweet man that treatsJanie well.
He wrote a lot of great children's book that were immensely popularand remembered by generations of children. He also, through hisbooks, raised awareness of social issues like pollution,discrimination, or war, and how damaging they can be. He gave manychildren their first lessons in kindness and...
He gives her until his own wedding, in four days. He wantseverything settled so he can enjoy his nuptuals.
Interpretation often depends on you, the reader, but peoplegenerally read it as a colonial commentary.
She died in May 2014. So no.
Romeo's infatuation with Rosaline causes him to crash the Capulet'sfeast where he first encounters Juliet. That's the best answer Ican make from the vague question.
Since we have no records of Shakespeare's private thoughts, there is no way we can answer this question.
She wrote Silent Spring . The first book about potentialenvironmental disaster.
If I recall the events correctly, Steinbeck, unlike some modern writers like Ernest K. Gann, does not use the back-to-front perspective in writing novels. the plot unfolds from begining to end. The animal dies towards the end of the story. I was not aware of Steinbeck using the Back-to-Front...
Ms. Angelou was a distinguished writer who exposed her readers tounique ways of viewing her culture.
Belva Plain died, so she does not write.
she wears head ties when she writes
Well, I don't know who wee Ken is, but the infatuation withRosaline is there to motivate Romeo crashing the party so he canmeet Juliet. It points to his immaturity.
Charlie and the chocolate factory
She is not dead.
There are several that populate on a Google image search, two ofwhich depict him with dog(s). randomhouse(dot)com/features/garypaulsen/journal(dot)html
"There remains some controversy about what killed Bram Stoker on 20April 1912. Stoker's nephew Daniel Farson published a biography in1975 in which he suggested that the death certificate stating oneof the causes of death as 'Locomotor Ataxy 6 months', a euphemisticway of avoiding public notice of...
i like buttermilk eggs and chocolate. ryan kelly
Because he is insane and he heard the beating of the old man's heart. He cannot take the sound of his crime anymore, therefore he confesses in order to try and make it go away. He says the following, "Villains!" I shrieked, "dissemble no more! I admit the deed! --tear up the planks! here, here! ...
Charles Dickens did not write Horton Hears a Who. Dr.Seuss wrote Horton Hears a Who. Charles Dickens wrote novels such as, A Tale Of Two Cities, and Great Expectations. He also wrote A Christmas Carol.
The sign of the Globe Playhouse was Atlas holding up the earth. Ifyou meant Reign, he wrote under the reigns of Elizabeth I and JamesI.
Happines was Poe's life long dream.
not when he was a child because he was poor, he didn't have time to look after any pets when he was older and writing. :)
Dickinson was not afraid of the idea of death so to her, he's a gentleman. We know she's comfortable with the idea of death because the grave is her "house."
It is in narrative form. However, if your question is otherwise, itis an autobiographical and inspirational poem as well.
He liked to get involved and do work he should more properly have delegated to others.
No, in their biographies, they are shown to have different parents, in diferent birthplaces. They are not directly related, if at all.
The Home of the Scholars is the source of all inventions, such asglass and the candle, the latter of which had only discovered ahundred years ago.
Henry Adams was never married.
It depends on what production you saw. There is no specific songincluded in Shakespeare's script.
Shakespeare probably meant to convey the message about thepleasures that one can extract from the nature. When he says'sermons in stones', he probably hints the readers to scrutinizeand grasp the eternal messages from natural surroundings.Similarly, 'books in running brooks' conveys the message of...
The Burmese hate George Orwell in shooting the elephant because hewas British. The British had made India a colony of the empire andunjustly occupied Burma. The Burmese wished for the British empireto fall.
Nope it's all fake, some people say that the End of the World is on December 21,2012 but we had so many Earthqukes in the past and a lot of debris from Space like Meteors and Asteroids headed toward Earth but most of that debris burns in Earth's atmosphere before landing on Earth and nothing happend...
the theme of the landlady by roald dahl is how the story is reflected int he horror categroy and are left to the reader to think
Angelou thinks Momma is not as educated as Sister Flowers.
Authors use metaphors and similes to help describe people, objects or places. Metaphors are used to encourage the reader to draw a comparison between two seemingly unrelated things, and find similarities between them. For example, the phrase "My garden is an oasis" does not literally mean it is an...
Dont read it . I had nightmares of cannibals about a week from the day I read the story. Well the story is a short account of a computer whiz named Pasand who is eaten by a lady and her children. I am freaked out that this is 3:00 am i am writing and I live near a graveyard . Freaky , I heard...
Maya angelou had 1 child and it is a son at the age of 14
No that's a line from "A Chorus Line" and coined by Thommie Walsh.
She could have been inspired by many authors of her time, if herstyle of writing is like any other author who lived beforeSeptember 2, 1973 and after January 3, 1892, then she could havebeen influenced by him/her .
Wordsworth deviated from the then traditional formal stylised styleof writing by using nature and the diction of the common man. Hebelieved that poetic style should be as simple as everydaylanguage, and that the more one draws on elemental feelings thebetter or their art.