The Journey Of Success By Claude Monet Essay

1806 Words Apr 28th, 2016 8 Pages
Journey to Success Monday morning, at 6:30 A.M, I can hear the sound of the wind blowing away the leaves on the tree and rain pitter-patter outside my window that made me feel relaxed. Suddenly I heard my mother, Elizabeth, yelling, “Elijah wake up! It’s time for you to get out of bed and get ready for school!” This is the perfect weather to stay in and sleep but unfortunately, I had to get out of bed and go to school. I am currently attending an art school Le Havre, located in Le Havre, Normandy, where I hope to develop my art skills and possibly become a well-known artist. There, I met a good friend of mine, Claude Monet, who is very passionate about art. We are very different when it comes to lifestyle, for I was the only child of a wealthy family who owns a business and Monet’s family was making enough to get by. Monet’s father, Adolphe Monet, was a grocer while his mother, Louise-Justine Monet, was a singer. Monet was very undisciplined as a child, for he loved to be outdoors. For Monet, going to school felt like prison, which explains why I rarely see him in class. One day, I received a letter from Monet saying, “Dear Elijah, I am sorry to inform you that I am no longer able to attend school because my mother had passed away and I will be living with my aunt for the next year. We’ll be in contact.” One Saturday morning, 1866, I was finally able to reunite with an old friend, Claude Monet, who I haven’t seen for a couple of years. We managed to stay in contact…

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