Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, and later Henry James are all classified as Realistic writers who "wrote fiction devoted to accurate representation and an exploration of American lives in various contexts" (Campbell 2008).
Also as the United States grew rapidly after the Civil War, "the increasing rates of democracy and literacy, the rapid growth in industrialism and urbanization, an expanding population base due to immigration, and a relative rise in middle-class affluence provided a fertile……
As a reflection on the author, these narratives were the first expression of humanity by a group of people in a society where antediluvian pseudo-science had deemed them to be mere animals.
Taken together, the narratives of former black slaves in the Antebellum South provide us with one of the largest bodies of literature written by former slaves in history.
[Read More] nineteenth century and the early part of the twentieth century was a time of hardship for many Americans, and a time of extreme injustice for several groups, as well.
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African-Americans were strictly segregated and subjected to institutional racism by the state and local governments in the South and by cultural sentiments, and Native Americans continued to be pushed into ever-smaller reservations and subjected to a host of other injustices, as well.
Consider the following marks on the timeline of regulation of the revolving door:……
[Read More] Jewish history was promoted by the scribes or the Levites in early Jewish history and later on the popular educator and teachers promoted learning of the scriptures within the Jewish people so that history would be preserved however, at the time Christianity emerged this factor influenced the ancient writings in terms of how this history was related.
[Read More] However, what about the classics written by whites, that detail the beauty and the pain of being an American. The world would not have the amazing coming-of-age story to Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee if blacks had not been part of the fabric of America.
For example, Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn would be incomplete without telling the story of Jim. While that contribution may seem insignificant, many modern lawyers trace their desire to work in the law, especially in public interest law to their exposure to Lee's fictional Atticus Finch.