• Autobiography of an Umbrella
    Autobiography of an Umbrella I was born in a factory. I had strong steel ribs and was covered with durable black taffeta. I looked very pretty when I left the factory. From the factory, my companions and I were sent to an umbrella...
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  • Essay on Roald Dahl
    -month year old son suffered from brain damage. Roald Dahl had a miserable time at school and this had the greatest influence in his writing. His school days are the central theme in his autobiography “Boy”. In “Boy” he described horrible beatings, sadistic headmasters, prejudiced teachers, and...
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  • Autobiography of Ruskin Bond
    novels, including Vagrants in The Valley, The Blue Umbrella, Funny Side Up, A Flight of Pigeons and more than 30 books for children. He has also published two volumes of autobiography. Scenes from a Writer's Life describes his formative years growing up in Anglo-India; The Lamp is Lit is a collection...
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  • Room on the Roof
    Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over three hundred short stories, essays and novellas (including Vagrants in The Valley,The Blue Umbrella and A Flight of Pigeons) and more than 30 books for children. He has also published two volumes of autobiography. Scenes from a...
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  • Ruskin Bond
    the roof, and his friends. The "Room On the Roof" brought him the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over three hundred short stories, essays and novels (including "Vagrants in The Valley","The Blue Umbrella", "Funny Side Up"[4] and "A Flight of Pigeons") and more than 30...
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  • Zora Neale Hurston
    Between Cape jasmine bushes and chinaberry trees, Zora Neale Hurston's childhood, was a warm sweet memory illustrated in an extract of Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography. In this excerpt, diction and point of view jump from the page to give the reader a lucid and realistic view of life "down...
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  • Pholosophy
    : • Personal identity (philosophy), questions about how an individual at one time is the same individual at another time • Identity (social science), an umbrella term used throughout the social sciences for an individual's comprehension of him or herself as a discrete, separate entity...
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  • abnormal psyc
    perform in public (this could include doing something with your friends without notice) 4. As a control condition, act normally in the situation and collect “baseline” data 5. Then, do something crazy. For example, one student walked through a shopping mall near her home holding an open umbrella above...
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  • Waris Dirie
    for the abolition of FGM, and later paid her mother a visit in her native Somalia. In 1998, Waris authored her first book, Desert Flower, an autobiography which went on to become an international bestseller.[2] She later released other successful books including Desert Dawn, Letter To My Mother...
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  • Bread Givers
    opportunity for people like Sara to seek out their individual and collective desires under a political umbrella of democracy. Coming to the United States because of the oppression taking place in Poland, Sara's family may have believed that America's streets were paved with gold, and opportunities led to...
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  • Ruskin Bond
    . It was partly based on his experiences at Dehra, in his small rented room on the roof, and his friends. Since then he has written over three hundred short stories, essays and novels, including Vagrants in The Valley, The Blue Umbrella, Funny Side Up, A Flight of Pigeons and more than 30 books for...
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  • Paul Poiret Biography
    Name: Paul Poiret [pic] Born April 20, 1879— April 30, 1944 Biography: • Born in Paris to a wealthy family an attended a Catholic lycée. • After school he started an apprenticeship with an umbrella maker, which did not suit him. • In 1896, as a teenager, he began working for...
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  • graphic novel
    just more misunderstood than any of those media. There are all kinds of comics stories for all ages – including adults. Besides just superheroes and talking animals, comics can be anything from autobiography, non-fiction essays, crime fiction, fantasy, science-fiction, medical thrillers...
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  • Salvador Dali
    established with his father as a result of this catastrophic event shaped his art and perception related to life. In the Secret Life of Salvador Dali which can be categorized as an autobiography of this master, he states that “We resembled each other like a water drop but our reflections different...
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  • Ruskin Bond
    The Valley, The Blue Umbrella, Funny Side Up, A Flight of Pigeons) and more than 30 books for children. He has also published two volumes of autobiography. Scenes from a Writer's Life describes his formative years growing up in Anglo-India; The Lamp is Lit is a collection of essays and episodes...
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  • overview on ralph ellison novels
    of its own. Unlike such so-called “autobiografictions,” a fictional autobiography does fall under the umbrella of autobiography because it resembles one in form. It is a novel consisting of “a fictional character [giving] a retrospective account of his life” (Cohn 30n.24), whereas an...
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  • Study Guide
    . * AFL: American Federation of Labor. In 1886, Samuel Gompers formed the AFL. The AFLis an umbrella organization made up of many different trade unions. * Labor Union: Knights of Labor – formed in 1869 as the first labor union in the nation. Goal #1: Shorter work day. Goal #2...
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  • Bread Givers
    desires under a political umbrella of democracy. "More and more I began to think inside myself, I don't want to sell [fish] for the rest of my days. I want to learn something. I want to do something. I want some day to make myself for a person and come among people" (Yezierska PG). Driven to the...
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  • Paul Poiret
    . Known as the "King of Fashion," (the title of his 1931 autobiography) he introduced the vivid colors of the Fauvists and the exotic references of the Ballets Russes to the haute couture. Poiret's protean genius extended beyond fashion to the realms of art, theatre, architecture, and interior design...
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  • onetwothree
    Pryce Archive – By email – More featured articles... Did you know... From Wikipedia's new and recently improved content: ... that Pliny's encyclopedia Natural History includes descriptions of dog-headed men and monopods with umbrella feet (pictured)? ... that in 1988 Afghan Deputy Foreign...
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