Lunch (1959) and Jack Kerouac's On the Road (1957) are among the best known examples of Beat literature. Jack Kerouac was an American writer best known for the novel On the Road, which became an American classic, during the Beat Generation in the 1950s. He also wrote other books and among them were The Dharma Bums, The Subterranean and Big Sur. Jack Kerouac was born on March 12, 1922 in Lowell, Massachusetts, as the youngest of three children in a Franco-American family. And he died at the age of forty-seven
or through an overt or covert curriculum. But in contrast to racism and segregation in these two essays, they both show that, in order for African Americans to survive, they have to overcome far more situations than just whites., they had to show pride, self-respect, and courage to keep fighting through hard times. Both Maya Angelou and Richard Wright utilized various
travelling around making recordings, they built up an extensive portfolio filled with recordings of prisoners, farmers and church singers. They even got some of the first recorded evidence of future music icons, Muddy Waters and Leadbelly. In this essay I will discuss the life of and the collection compiled by John and Alan Lomax, and it’s impact on modern popular music.
still is, a famous successful writer. Through the quote above, Tan is saying that no matter the hard times that come into life, there is always something better in the future. Amy Tan affected American history and literature by showing her audience through her writings the struggle of being an Asian American, and she proved that it is important to be determined and to be able to recover from hard times in order survive. Tan shows how she overcame many hard times in her life through her many writings