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FC: Regionalism Regionalism | Megan Wyatt

1: Table of Contents Preface Harriet Beecher Stowe Sarah Orne Jewett Mark Twain Bret Harte Charles Chesnutt Kate Chopin Thomas Nelson Page Willa Carther Works Cited

2: Preface Regionalism is when an author writes specifically about aertain region. The characteristics of Regionalism include how the author uses the setting, dialect, or the way the outhor describes the characters. Some prominent regionalist writers include Harriet Beecher Stowe, Sarah Orne Jewett, Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Charles Chesnutt, Kate Chopin, Thomas Nelson Page, and Willa Cather.

3: Harriet Beecher Stowe was born June 14,1811 in Litchfield, CT. She taught at the Hartford female Acadamy, founded by her sister Catherine Beecher in 1823. She also taught at Western female Institute established by Catherine in 1832. She was the seventh child in her family and when she married Calvin Stowe, they had seven children. Harriet Beecher Stowe's most famous work is Uncle Toms Cabin, which she wrote in 1850. She later died on July 1, 1896 in Hartford, CT. | (C) | (C)

4: Sarah Orne Jewett was born on September 3, 1849 in New England. She attended school at Miss Olive Raynes School and then at Berick Academy she graduated in 1865. | Jewett published her first important story in th Atlantic Monthly at age 19. She Also never married. Sarah Orne Jewett was injured in a carriage accident and than three months later she died being paralyzed by a stroke and died in 1909. | (C)

5: Mark Twain was his pen name, he was also Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He was born November. 30,1835. Twain was an American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer. Two of his greater works were Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and also Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He later died April 21, 1910. | (C) | (C)

6: Bret Harte was born August 25, 1837, in Albany, NY. | He later moved to California in 1853. Harte was an American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pionerering life in California. He died on May 6, 1902. | (C)

7: issues or racial and social identity. He died November 15,1932. | Charles Chesnutt was born June 20, 1858. He was and Afican American author, essayist, and political activist. Chesnutt was best known for his novels and short stories exporing | (C)

8: Kate Chopin was born on Febuary 8,1850 in St. Lois but later moved to New Orleans after marrying Oscar Chopin in 1870. She was and American Novilist and short story writer. Chopin was best known for The Awakining, in 1899. She died August 22, 1904. | (C)

9: Thomas Nelson Page was born April 23, 1853 in Virgina. He grew up during the War. He attended school now known as Washington and lee University. | He became a lawyer and an American writer. He was married twice and died in 1922 in Hanover Couny, Virginia. | (C) | (C)

10: Willa Cather was born December 7, 1873 near Winchester, Virginia. She was an American author who grew up in Nebraska. | She was best known for her depictions of frontier life on the Great Plains in novels such as O' Pioneers! and My Antonia. She died April 24,1947. | (C) | (C)

11: Works Cited | Wilhelm, Jeffrey D.,et.al. Glencoe Literature The Reader's Choice. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009. | http://www.ask.com/ | http://www.wikipedia.com/wiki

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