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    The Not so Little Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder Laura Ingalls Wilder did not spend many years of her life writing her famous book series, but those idle years of writing produced memorable ideas for her stories. Wilder’s life, as well as the legacy of her books, contained prosperity along with some turmoil. Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was born near Pepin, Wisconsin on February 7, 1867 in a log cabin (Kort 353). She was the second of four daughters born to Charles and Caroline Ingalls (Kort 353; Harmon par 4) The two generations before her were pioneers and she was one, too (Demuth 5). Her mother was described as a down-to-business kind of woman, while her father was described as a dreamer, which lead to the family moving numerous times…

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    Research Objective My research objective is to find information on Laura Ingalls Wilder. Laura was born in Pepin, Wisconsin on February 7, 1867 to Charles and Caroline Ingalls. Laura had three siblings. Mary, Caroline and Grace. Research Results Laura married A.J. (Almanzo James) Wilder in 1885. They got married in DA. On December 5, 1886, Rose Wilder was born. Almanzo and Laura lived in Mansfield Ward 1 Wright, Missouri. They resided on Commercial Street. On August 1,…

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    Times were tough when Wilder came into the world. She grew up on the prairie with her family of five. Laura Ingalls Wilder stories reflect her life in the midwest. Her pioneer lifestyle and the struggles of raising crops and a family are often the subjects of her work. Laura Elizabeth Ingalls was born February 7, 1876 in a log cabin close to Pepin, Wisconsin. This was the home her first book “the Little House in the Big Woods” was written about. She was the second of five children born to…

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    Laura Ingalls Wilder likes to read and write. Another thing she likes to do is make books. She was the one who made the book series The Little House on the Prairie. Her series had nine books about two little girls and her family living on a prairie. Her connection to MIssouri was that she lived in Missouri when she was a little girl. That is where she published the book series The Little House on the Prairie. Childhood This…

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    The author of the Little House series, Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was a mother, a teacher, a farmer, a journalist, a loyal democrat, and an active political protester extraordinaire. However she is also the mysterious writer with her fans always asking what is true or fake in her books. ⅝ of her “Little House” books won Newbery awards. Laura even has a literacy award named after her called the “Laura Ingalls Wilder Award”. She was the first awarded in 1954. l. Laura Elizabeth Ingalls was…

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    Willa Cather’s “A Wagner Matinee” was first published in 1904 and is a short story about a woman, named Georgiana, who finds herself transition from the ecstatic city of Boston, to the primitive Nebraska frontier. Cather’s “A Wagner Matinee” was inspired by Richard Wagner who was a German composer and conductor that lived from 1813 to 1883. He’s well known for his operas and his most famous work is that of “The Flying Dutchman”. Willa Cather, instead, wasn’t a musician but was an author of the…

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    1. Would you agree that Beckett’s Waiting for Godot perfectly encapsulates all the uncertainties of modernity? Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot belongs to the Theatre of the Absurd. The absence of a meaningful plot, of objective dialogues and of absolute certainty is the state of absurdity. Beckett utilizes absurdity to play around with the concept of existential nullity which saw man trapped in a hostile world. Human life is meaningless and this created a sense of alienation, despair and…

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    significantly influenced his conduct, and his actions reflect how he was raised. In many ways, his experiences negatively influence his future, but in other small ways, his childhood left him with a unique perspective. He values family over everything. This story displays his love for Laura, and how he felt about losing her. The story “King of The Bingo Game,” is set during a time of racial tension even in the North. African Americans were treated differently because of the color of their skin,…

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    Themes In The Gilded Age

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    A prime example of this would be after Laura and Colonel Selby meet for the second time, and the two “agree” that Selby would desert his wife in order to be with Laura. As he is walking away from her, Selby states, “‘Damn the woman,’ said the Colonel as he picked his way down the steps. ‘Or,’ he added, as his thoughts took a new turn, ‘I wish my wife was in New Orleans’” (page 294). Judging by the fact Selby wants to “damn” Laura, the reader can assume that he will not hold true to his promise…

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    character Lars serves as an ‘other’ that Gus and Laura are guardians to because of their relation. He acts as a lesson for Gus and Laura on acceptance and parenthood for their future child. Lars ' differences causes fear and confusion for Gus and Laura who worry about how others will…

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