Are there specific events in the author’s life that influenced your author’s writing? Can you see this influence in one of the stories you read by him this semester?
1) Research your author’s life using Google, ProQuest, and/or Ebsco.
2) When you find a credible source that can tell you more about your author’s life, read it and look for things that happened in his life that may have influenced his writing.
3) In the textbox below, copy and paste the link to your source and explain what happened in his life that influenced his writing.
Length: Minimum 2 sentences
Example search terms:
- O’Henry and Crime
- O’Henry and the South