The Life and Works of Herman Melville

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Herman Melville was born August, 1, 1819, in New York City. ... Herman Melville worked as a bank clerk before attending the Albany Classical School, and then worked for a short time as a teacher in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. ... In the summer of 1850, under the influence of Nathaniel Hawthorne\'s, \"The Scarlet Letter,\" ...


Market place and the forest wildernes of the scarlet letter

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The background of Nathaniel Hawthorne. 2. ... His short stories won notice and were collected in Twice-Told Tales (1837; second series, 1842). ... At this time he befriended his neighbor Herman Melville, who was one of the first to appreciate Hawthorne"s genius. ... Aside from his importance as a novelist, Hawthorne is justly celebrated as&...


Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Such works include, Herman Melville"s Moby-Dick, Nathaniel Hawthorne"s The Scarlet Letter, Walt Whitman"s Leaves of Grass, Henry David Thoreau"s Walden, the essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Edgar Allan Poe"s short stories (Hurley 13, 15). ...


Scarlet Letter vs. Moby Dick

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Two men known as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville show an example of this coincidental action because of former jobs they occupied at the Salem Custom House. Hawthorne and Melville claim the credit for remarkable works such as the novels The Scarlet Letter and Moby Dick. ... All are not as subtle as the ones that Hawthorne and Melville portray,...


The Quest for Identity

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American writers, such as Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Sarah Orne Jewett, Stephen Crane, Ernest Hemingway, Edgar Allan Poe, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Flannery O"Connor, Carson McCullers and others have all experienced the approach of this theme in their short stories. ... His short story, Rip Van Winkle, is ...


American Literature

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Influenced writers of this time include Washington Irving, author of RIP VAN WINKLE; Edgar Allan Poe, author of many masterpieces, such as THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH, ELDORADO, ANNABEL LEE, TO HELEN, and THE RAVEN; Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville, author of the famous MOBY DICK. ... The most well-known writer of&...


Supernatural In American Fiction And Soceity

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Richards relates the story of how, when she was young, she always said she wanted to talk to God. ... Another famous author with a large cult following is Stephen King.29 His works have gained a great audience not because of their characters or stories, but because of King himself. King"s readers are fascinated by the &...