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Biography of Sinclair Lewis

Summary: Who is Sinclair Lewis? What does he think of the America in the 1920s? What values did he endorse?
Sinclair Harry Lewis was an American author during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Lewis was one of the greatest satirists of his time. Lewis possessed values of ignorance, small town values, and religious pretense, which are apparent in many of Lewis' works including Babbitt and Main Street. Lewis was born in Sauk Centre, Massachusetts. His father, Edwin J. Lewis, was highly respected among the community. (Time Line of Sinclair Lewis's Life)

Lewis was born on February 7, 1885, in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. He was born into a family of scholars; both Dr. Edwin J. Lewis and Emma Kermott were highly respected retired schoolteachers. Sadly Mrs. Lewis passed away when Sinclair was the young age of six. Sinclair had two other siblings, Claud and Fred. One year after the death of Mrs. Lewis, his father married a woman named Isabel Warner. Lewis spent much of his time with...

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