His mother ran their Inn in with the help of her eldest son, (George was the sixth child). At an early age his mother new that George’s passion and talent for acting in the theater would give her son good fortune, thus his mother made sure that he continue his schooling at the local parish, while her other children helped her in the Inn. The mother remarried when George was eight and the Inn suffered financial difficulties. This caused George, at age 15, to drop out of school and work for the Inn. This work gave Whitefield a good understanding of the different types of people in society.
(Ewell) Kate experienced much loss at a young age, three of her family members died by the time she was thirteen. The first death was of her father on November 1st, 1855 from a train accident leaving her mother to raise the children with the help of Kate’s grandmother and great grandmother. When she was thirteen, her great grandmother and half brother passed away a month apart. Her great grandmother was rumored to be a great influence on her from her story telling and encouragement. (Ewell) During her school years Chopin attended St. Louis Academy of the Sacred Heart, there she was encouraged to write and express herself.
Aura L. Guir College Prep. June 16, 2010 The biography of Rosa Louise Parks Rosa was born on February 4th, 1913, in Tuskegee Alabama, she was the oldest of the two children her parents had. Rosa was brought up by her parents James and Leonna McCauely, her father was a carpenter and her mother was a teacher. At the age of two Rosa, her younger brother Sylvester and her mother moved to her grandparent’s farm in Pine Level, Alabama. At the age of 11 she was enrolled at the Montgomery Industrial School for girls once graduated, she went on to Alabama State Teacher's College High School.
Rosa was born on February 4th, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her father, James McCauley was a carpenter and her mother, Leona Edwards, was a teacher. Growing up she was sick most of the time and was a small child. Eventually her mother and father separated. Her mother took her and her brother to live in Pine Level, a town near Montgomery.
(Koloski 3). Kate died on August 22, 1904 of a cerebral hemorrhage. Kate began school in 1855 at the St. Louis Academy of the Sacred Heart. There she met the best friend of her youth, Katherine Garesche` whom Kate lovingly called “Kitty.” Kitty chose to join the Sacred Heart Convent in 1870 (Seyersted 18). Later Kate attended one year at the Academy of the Visitation (Koloski 3-4) from which she graduated June 1868 (Seyersted 23).
Being the oldest of five, she felt responsible for her siblings and took care of them often during her younger years. They lived on a farm in Neilsville, Wisconsin until Satir was old enough to attend school (Suarez, 1999). Satir's taught herself to read when she was only three years old but she was still formally taught in a small one-room school with seventeen other students while living on the farm. Her mother expressed a strong desire for the family to move to the city so that Satir could attend a larger high school, South Division High School in Milwaukee, where she could take advantage of a better education. When she graduated from South Division High School 1932 she was not quite sixteen years old (Suarez, 1999).
This event pulled her deeper into depression and it was very evident in her writing and in everything… In 1960, Sylvia Plath's first collection of poems, The Colossus was published. Shortly thereafter, she and Ted Hughes moved "to an English country village in Devon" ("Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)"). In 1960, their first child, a daughter named Frieda, named after Sylvia's beloved paternal aunt, was born, and in 1962, their son Nicholas was born. Sylvia also suffered several miscarriages before and between the births of her children (Neurotic Poets 5-6), and "less than two years after the birth of their first child their marriage broke apart ("Sylvia Plath, 1932-1963" 1) One can only speculate about the volume and the quality of future work that Sylvia Plath, already a seasoned and much
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.
Shakespeare, the Untold Story William Shakespeare was born to John and Mary Arden Shakespeare in Stratford- upon- Avon. Shakespeare was baptized April 26 1564, but his birthday is unknown. (Schoenbaom 1981, 24- 26) Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway at the age of eighteen. It is believed that the reason for William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway’s marriage at such a young age is because she was pregnant. Just six months after the marriage, Anne Hathaway gave birth to there first child, Susanna; two years later a set of twins; Hamnet and Judith Shakespeare followed.
Chopin was the only child in the family to outlive her brothers and sisters and her father’s death. She was in close relationship with her mother and grandmother. She got married when she was 20 and by the age of 28 she had her six children. But her life was full of severities, her husband died very early and left her more then 12 000 dollars debt. Then her mother died too.