Shirley Jackson Biography Essay
Miss Jackson attended the University of Rochester from 1934 to 1936. She graduated with a BA from Syracuse University in 1940. Shortly after graduating, she married Stanley Edgar Hyman, who was a literary critic and was on the faculty of Bennington college.. They moved to Vermont and had four children together.
Miss Jackson made her first appearance in The New Yorker in 1943 with a casual sketch "After You Dear Alphonse." Then for the next ten years was a contributor of short stories.
Shirley had spent her childhood living on the coast and …show more content…
In 1962 Miss Jackson wrote We Have Always Lived In The Castle, where she tells the story of two sisters who have become outcasts in their town. Merricat and Constance Blackwood have survived the arsenic poisoning which has killed four members of their family.Although Constance has been acquitted by a jury of murdering the family, the townspeople still view the two sisters with