Alger, Horatio, Jr.
A nineteenth-century American author known for his many books in which poor boys become rich through their earnest attitudes and hard work.
Quotes To Remember From Martin Luther King JrAs you celebrate your holiday, remember these words from Martin Luther King Jr.
Why Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” Was Pure PoetryKing uses anaphora to highlight the difference between how things are and how he hopes they will be. But, what's anaphora?
A true story of spectacular worldly success achieved by someone who started near the bottom is often called a “Horatio Alger story.”
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