• Adeline Yen Mah
    Chinese Cinderella is an autobiography written by author Adeline Yen Mah which describes her experiences growing up in China during theSecond World War. It was published in 1999 and is a revised version of part of her autobiography, Falling Leaves. Born the fifth child to an affluent Chinese family...
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  • Blackboyyyyzzzzz
    ichard Wright's 1945 autobiography Black Boy covers his life from four years of age to the moment of his departure from the South (Memphis, Tennessee, where he had earlier migrated from Mississippi) to the North (Chicago) at nineteen. Its subject and title place it in the tradition of African American...
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  • Auto Bio Graphy of a Tree
    Autobiography of a TREE I am a tree, tall and imposing, standing all alone near the campus of a temple. My life is ever so interesting as, I see a huge spectrum of society, funny gestures of people, and hear all kinds of conversation of the devotees who pass by me. I was not always so huge. a long...
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  • A Beneficial Segregation
    Forrest Carter's fictional autobiography, The Education of Little Tree, indirectly promotes the institution of segregation, by proposing that such a separation would be beneficial to the state of Native Americans. The author targets white Americans, who are most susceptible to believing and accepting...
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  • A Long Walk to Freedom
    A Long Walk to Freedom • This extract is an autobiography by Nelson Mandela talking about the transition from a small undemanding child to a contributing factor in society. The writer engages our sympathy by effective use of vocabulary, various linguistic techniques and through his nostalgic tone...
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  • Epiphanies - Rousseau vs Wordsworth
    they were at the time they wrote their autobiographies. They both have this feel for nature and experiences. Rousseau tends to focus mainly on ‘knowing thyself’. He wants us to see what he experienced, or feel what he experienced while reading his autobiography. Rousseau wants everyone that reads his...
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  • Babar90
    true! So Kishor doesn't use me anymore but he keeps me in his secret shelf which he covers with paper and doesnt let anyone see! An Autobiography of a Tree I am tree in Jim Corbett national park I am here from past 55 years. Proud and firm, I stand on the ground. Tigers and more animals rest under...
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  • the autobiography of B.F
    9/26/13 Pro. Gellens Analytical Essay #1 The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin The birth of the United States of America as we know it, came by the hands of men who believed in a free country. Men who...
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  • Secret of the Soul
    knew and admired, of course after the Blessed Virgin Mary. Her story is made known through her autobiography The Story of a Soul, which she wrote two years before her death. I will be using the Autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, the story of a soul translated by John Beevers, 1957. From here I...
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  • Analysis of Sexuality in Literature
    is present indicated in Walt Whitman’s foliage related metaphor in the “Calamus” poems, Audre Lorde’s experience with lesbians as written in her autobiography “Zami: A New Spelling of My Name”, Essex Hemphill’s loneliness in his poem “Under Certain Circumstances”, Housman’s unrequited love in Tom Stoppard’s...
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  • Soci101
    by the instructors. C. GRADES - Grades will be based on class participation, Response Papers, Discussion Responses, quizzes, a Sociological Autobiography Paper, and two exams. D. Participation - Participations is expected and required. COURSE POLICIES Statement on General Education and Liberal...
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  • The Bell Jar, Plath Synthesis
    Sylvia Plath wrote an autobiography which was never meant to be known that it was about her own self, or even to be read in America until after her death. Who and what could she have been protecting and why would she even have wrote if it was such a big secret? Plath tells her story of the madness that...
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  • “the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin”
    “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin” Macmillan Publishing, Co., Inc 1962 New York, NY 10020 A couple of months ago you recited the verse: “Early to bed early to rise makes a man wealthy and wise,” saying it came from Benjamin Franklin. It caught my attention, seeing that I have always been...
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  • helen keller
    Life shows, Helen Keller’s life is neither a miracle nor a joke. It is a tremendous achievement. The most surprising thing about Helen Keller's autobiography is how literate she is. The most enjoyable aspect of The Story of My Life is her passion for books. She discusses her favorite classics which she...
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  • Genres in Jane Eyre
    her troubled childhood, to her happy marriage. The title Jane Eyre gives away what the book is about. The novel happens to be somewhat of an autobiography. As a reader we go through Janes hardships and her happiest moments in life. As a protagonist in the book, Jane is a plain orphan who turns...
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  • Confessions
    The Confessions The Confessions is an autobiography written by the famous St. Augustine. In this, the story of his life Augustine discusses how he made some poor decisions and committed sins and what he feels he has done to prove to his worthiness to God. Augustine goes from his infancy to his adulthood...
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  • Alicia My Story
    a Polish-born Israeli–American memoirist, who has written and spoken about her experiences of the Holocaust in her autobiography, Alicia: My Story. The following are non-verbatim excerpts, by section, from the autobiography.[1] The sole female and the second-youngest child of Sigmund and Frieda Jurman in a family of...
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  • Slave Songs
    acts on slaves by their slave owners. Douglass uses a subtle tone in his autobiography and he is careful enough not to blow the issue of slavery out of proportion. Douglass is not self-centered at all in writing his autobiography; he concentrates on the sufferings and experience of other slaves rather...
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  • Gwen Harwood Notes: the Violets
    Form: is the text dedicated to being a historical text, or is it a mish-mash of historical and autobiographical? If it's an autobiography, does it have family photos, family tree? * Language: relates to form. Is it objective all the way? Is it in 3rd person narration all the way? Or does it jump between...
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  • Literature in Progression
    form predates literacy. In earlier societies, poetry was commonly working as a means of recording oral history, storytelling, classic poetry, family tree, law and other forms of expression or knowledge that modern societies might expect to be handled in writing style. Poetry can be differentiated most...
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