• Biography of Idelcia Antoine
    Is it a thinly veiled" nonfiction war autobiography of soldier-author Tim O’Brien as told through the words of forty-three-old soldier author who also happens to be named “Tim O’Brien”? ”Is it a thinly veiled nonfiction war autobiography of soldier-author Tim O’Brien as told through the words...
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  • Genocide Paper: a Long Way Gone:
    no mass killing? In the autobiography “A long way Gone” by Ishmael Beah it did not meet all 8 characteristics of genocide. The characteristics consist of a first stage, middle, and final stage. Ishmael Beah was the protagonist of this autobiography he was the main character that was...
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  • Essays
    discrimination and segregation by virtue of its “separate but equal” doctrine. This doctrine arouse the discrimination and segregation toward the Black people (Gordon: 108) The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman which is written by Ernest J Gaines consists the life of Blacks in America who are...
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  • They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky
    The three example of dehumanization that occurs in the autobiography They Poured Fire On Us from the Sky, that I am going to discuss throughout this essay. I will give you three reasons that they dehumanize the people in the autobiography. One reason is enslaving them, which means trapping them or...
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  • Born on the Fourth of July
    History 76 April 27, 2009 Born on the Fourth of July Analysis of Ron Kovic’s Autobiography Some of the most popular pictures are those of soldiers running up to their families right after getting off of the plane from a tour of duty, crying, and thankful that they are back home and safe. But...
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  • Benvenuto Cellini and the Importance of Individualism, Masculinity, Family and God
    was not very common among autobiographies during the time of the Renaissance, which is what makes Benvenuto’s autobiography such a unique and important one. As mentioned earlier about his conflicts, Benvenuto loved to show his masculinity when he wrote about his conquests and his time as a soldier...
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  • Ms. Jane Pittman
    The character that has the most leadership in Ernest J. Gaines novel The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is Corporal Brown. Corporal Brown is a leader, because he stands for what he thinks like how he opposes the acts of slavery and shows that the slaves are as equal then the average white man...
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  • Jane Pittman
    Reaction Paper: Jane Pittman We watched the autobiography of Jane Pittman. It was a very touching story about her life and events that took place during her life. She died at 110 and had a life that was greatly affected by many things that happened in her life, but also events that took...
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  • Disabled by Wilfred Owen: an Analysis
    “queer” to show that the soldier’ s losses have made his body alien. These injuries have also removed his social masculinity. As I read the poetry of Wilfred Owen, I was often disheartened by his realistic depictions of military combat. For the poet, the condition of shell shock from which...
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  • Mary Seacole
    help from the soldiers, Mary Seacole received enough money to cover the loss. Her noble motivation is what fuelled her determination despite her rejection from the British army. Mary Seacole (1857) wrote her autobiography, The Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands, she explains that...
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  • Rumor of War - Vietnam
    Angela Nguyen U.S History Per. 2 3/7/10 Caputo, Philip. A Rumor of War. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1977.             I certainly enjoyed this autobiography. After reading this book about the author, Philip Caputo, as a young man enlisted and trained so hard to become an American Marine...
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  • Miss Jane Pittman
    Miss Jane Pittman Essay Miss Jane Pittman was an autobiography written by Ernest J. Gaines. The autobiography was published in 1971. It is set in rural Southern Louisiana and spans from the early 1860’s to the civil rights movement in the 1960’s. Throughout this paper were going to discuss the...
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  • Gertrude Stein
    became Ernest Hemingway’s mentor and when his son was born, he asked Gertrude to be the godmother. In 1933, Stein published a book entitled Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, which made her get a lot of fame. In that same year, Stein and Toklas took a lecture tour in the United States. Gertrude decided...
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  • Chinese Cinderella
    Chinese Cinderella is Adeline Yen Mah’s remarkable autobiography of her childhood. She was a rejected daughter growing up in World War II China. She longed for her father’s acceptance after her mother died in childbirth and her father remarried a young and cruel Eurasian woman. She finally receives...
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  • Lucysmagic
    the authors’ life does the autobiography describe? This autobiography is about a girl named Anne Frank. It is her diary therefore she wrote it by herself. In her diary it talks about how she lived and what she had to do to hide from the German and Nazi soldiers because a World War II was going on...
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  • Priceless Objects (The Things They Carried)
    John Sumpter Priceless Objects In “The Things They Carried” Tim O’Brien brings fiction and autobiography together in this story about the Vietnam War. O’Brien also uses a very unique style in order to give the reader more understanding in the value of the objects the soldiers carry by using the...
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  • Olaudah Equiano
    also took part in an English colonizing venture in Central America, and even participated in an expedition to the Arctic Circle. Equiano's life was full of cruelty, and violence. His own parents sold him into slavery, he worked on plantations and then he fought in Canada as a British soldier. His...
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  • The Things They Carried
    Spring Book Review In The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien tells the tale of not about war, but rather about war’s effect on one’s mentality. Ultimately, this novel is built on a foundation of the items that the soldiers of the Vietnam War carried. Whether it was the way Jimmy Cross uses the...
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  • George Grosz - Dada
    touchy subjects during World War I such as: the deceitfulness of the government, prostitution, fat businessmen, sex crimes, Nazism, poverty, wounded soldiers, and other terror during the war. Grosz was born Georg Ehrenfried Gross in July of 1893, in Berlin. He received his education at the...
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  • The Things They Carried- Character Analysis
    narrator is frequently called "Tim," or "O'Brien," the author and the narrator are not entirely the same person. Unlike O'Brien's work If I Die in a Combat Zone (Box Me Up and Ship Me Home), The Things They Carried is deliberately not an autobiography. Jimmy Cross - More than any other character...
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