Washington Irving

Washington Irving

Washington Irving: The Self-educated Author
The year was 1804 and Washington Irving was on his way to Europe. He embarked on this journey because of his parents? concern for his health, and to complete his education. His trip was short but well accomplished, learning many things, which helped benefit his writing future. He traveled back to the states and realized that his trip was well worth the time and effort. Irving made one of the most life changing decisions in his life by traveling back to Europe, he decided not only this but also to start an import/export business. Successful, he was not. The business went bankrupt shortly after. Irving then decided to improve his writing knowledge and ability by traveling abroad Europe. In the process of trying to gain great knowledge on many of things he received horrifying news, shortly before his 24th birthday, that his mother died. Irving thought and grieved upon this and decided that it would be best if he stayed in Europe. This greatly impacted his knowledge of writing and what he was going to write about. The death of Washington Irving?s mother made him convinced he needed to stay in Europe, greatly influencing one of

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