The young boy, the poetic voice, lost his mother while he was very young. Soon as he lost his mother, his father sold him while his tongue could barely cry weep, weep, weep, weep. This sympathy allows the reader to realize not only how these children lived, but also how they felt and how they suffered as a child. In lines 4 – 8 when Blake writes, “There’s little Tom, That curled like a lamb’s back, was shaved, so I said “Hush, Tom never mind it, for when your head’s bare You know that the soot cannot spoil your white hair.” The lines symbolize as faith in the biblical senses. Blake is saying, if the children make the sacrifice of living out their lives here on Earth, no matter how dark and how tuff their lives may seem at the time, they will be rewarded in heaven as long as they know the glory of God and trust in him.
A moment later, Joel's father disappeared; he was never heard from again. Next to tell their story was Casper Gattan, which was a name that he gave himself because he had no memories of childhood. When Casper Gattan returned from an out of town trip and was coming inside through the back door, he saw someone escape in the darkness just like Joel Hetman had. The last part he talked about is that he in a dream-like state strangles his wife in bed. Finally, the late Julia Hetman tells her story through Medium Bayrolles.
My Grandmothers father was a tailor and owned two businesses in the town, one of which had an apartment above it, and that is where my Grandmother lived up to the start of the war. Being that my Great-grandfather was in the British Army in a Calvary unit in WWI when the war broke out he understood the Germans. Because he was nervous for the safety of his family he purchased a house outside of town. This was an excellent move because in one nights bombing he lost both businesses. Each night around six o’clock the air raid siren would go off and they would have to go out to a dug out shelter at the end of the garden that her father had built.
His friend Paul Gauguin joined in October. Van Gogh’s mental state was alternating because of the depression he had. In December of 1888, he attacked Paul Gauguin with an open razor, but was stopped by Gauguin. Later that day, van Gogh cut his left ear lobe, then he wrapped it and gave it to a prostitute named Rachel telling her to “keep this object carefully.” After that, he was sent to a mental hospital. While he was there, he made some of his best works.
At birth Chanel’s name was entered into the official registry as “Chasnel.” It is speculated that this spelling was a clerical error or an ancient spelling of the family name.  The couple eventually had five other children: Julia-Berthe, (1882–1913), Antoinette (born 1887) and three brothers, Alphonse (born 1885), Lucien (born 1889) and Augustin (born and died 1891). In 1895, when she was twelve years old, Chanel’s mother died of tuberculosis. Her father sent her two brothers out as farm laborers and the three daughters to a bleak area of central France, the Corrèze, into the hands of a convent for orphans, Aubazine.  It was a stark, frugal life demanding strict discipline but raised with the charity of the Catholic faith.
Hepzibah is forced to open a cent shop in the home because she is nearly destitute, although her cousin, Judge Pyncheon has tried to subsidize her over the years. The house had originally been built by the ancestral Mr Pyncheon, after he stole the land from a Mr Maule. Maule refused to give over his land when he was alive, so Pyncheon help convict him of witchery in order to have him put to death. Pyncheon then takes control of the land and hires Maule’s son to build the house. On the day of the housewarming party, as all the neighbors show up to the unveiling, Pyncheon is found dead in his study.
Growing up, she was most widely influenced by her mother and grandmother after her father was killed in a train accident when she was four years old. She attended school until she graduated at the age of 17. In 1870 she married Oscar Chopin and moved with him to New Orleans. However in 1880 when they suffered financial problems and were forced to move in with her father-in-law, where Oscar Chopin took over his father's plantation. Soon after, 1883 Oscar Chopin died, and she had to take over the plantation.
It will steal everything from you. You must live! Live the wonderful life that is in you! There is nothing in the world as important as youth!” (pg11) It is this belief, when imparted to Dorian, that drives him to make the wish that ultimately damns him. When Dorian realizes that he will keep his youthful appearance regardless of whatever immoral actions he indulges in, he considers himself free of the moral constraints faced by ordinary men.
Sheniquor Moore Mrs. Cook World Literature 19 March 2012 Analysis of “The Chimney Sweeper” The poems titled, “The Chimney Sweeper,” written in 1798 by William Blake. It focus is on childish innocence, and companion the poem is written in a more contemptuous and dark style. This poem takes on the task of describing and portraying the conditions for children chimney sweeps during eighteenth century London .Blake uses diction, tone, and figurative language throughout the poem. In Stanza 1 lines (1-4) he’s describing the pain of a young boy who lost his mother and also his freedom, because prior to his mother death he lost his father too; who sold him to become a chimney sweeper. Line (11-12) “That thousands of sweepers, Dick, Joe, Ned, and Jack, Were all of them locked up in coffins of black.
When Blake writes “that curled like a lambs back” (6) he is trying to create a good visual of how much hair Tom has, and how upset he is that he has to have it shaved off, but in the next two lines “Hush, Tom! Never mind it, for when your head’s bare, / you know that the soot cannot spoil your white hair.” (7-8) he is being told that it is okay and the speaker tries to help Tom see the good out of the situation. Throughout the entire poem diction plays an important role in fully understanding the poem. In addition to Blake’s play on words, imagery also played an important role throughout his poem. Most of the imagery is literal, like God, and