HermanMelville was an American novelist, story writer, and poet of the American renaissance period his best known books includetypee, romantic account, and moby dick. He had aninteresting backround and personal life, and he also wasn’t just a story writerhe traveld the world and went on a voyage across the ocean onboat. Melville wasborn in New York city on August,1st, 1819. He went to school hiswhole life in his Childhood years but ended his education right afterhis father passed away in 1832. Briefly After a few years went by Melville decided to becomea school teacher. After that Melville Decided that he wanted to go on a voyage across thesea, his 1st voyage took place in marquises Islands andhe returned to Boston after in 1844 after his adventures. Melville had agrowing Family. Melville’s first book was Tybee which was written in 1846it romanticized account of his life And become a best seller, These successes encouraged him to marry Elizabeth Shaw, Hisfirst novel was based onhis own experiences, a sea narrative but it was not well received.
InAugust1850,Melvillemoved his growing family to Arrowhead, a farm in , Massachusetts, where he establisheda short-lived friendship with Nathaniel Hawthorn,to whom he dedicated Moby Dick.Thisnovel was another failure because of all the mixed reviews but was a very famous and popularnovel. In 1867, his oldest child Malcolm died at home from a gunshot.Melville was devastated and only wrote novels to himself and left unpublished Afterthehis sons incident, Melville was almost forgotten the last 30 years of his life. Melville passedaway from Cardiovascular dieses in 1897. Herman Melville had a very interesting and fulfilling life,with being a school teacher, going on Voyages across the sea, having a family becoming a bestseller story writer. Although Melville Faded away from writing his last 30 years of his life, hewill always be remembered for his His bestseller novels.