American Writers: Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman is an American poet who was born in 1819. His most famous work is “Leaves of Grass,” which was published in 1855. Walt Whitman wrote about his views of America, democracy, and social issues he saw around him. Walt Whitman is an American poet, essayist, and humanist. His work is considered part of…

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American Writers: Herman Melville

Herman Melville was a 19th century American author, best known for his novel Moby-Dick. Born in 1819, Melville became an apprentice of an apothecary when he was twelve years old. As he grew older, Melville had more time to explore books and reading. When he was 16, Melville met Nathaniel Hawthorne who would later become…

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American Writers: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne is considered one of the foremost American writers of all time. He was also a great man of character, who strove to live his life by the Puritan virtues of hard work, honesty, and simplicity. Nathaniel Hawthorne was a nineteenth century American writer most famous for his novel “The Scarlet Letter” which was…

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