Describe the Differences Between Northup’s Response to the Separation From His Children and Eliza’s Response to Separation From Her Children

12 Years a Slave, by Solomon Northup(1807-1863), is the rather well known and famous autobiography of Solomon Northup. Much later after the autobiography was published the book was adapted into a major film, which was titled the same as the book. This autobiography is about Northup’s experiences as a slave for 12 years, after being … More Describe the Differences Between Northup’s Response to the Separation From His Children and Eliza’s Response to Separation From Her Children

What was Thompson’s Theory of the Relationship Between Sanctions and Slavery

John Thompson(born 1812), was born a slave on a plantation in Maryland. During a few years of his childhood he lived with his parents and seven siblings. But some of his family members may have been sold, passed away, or he had been sold, hence why I only stated that he lived with his family … More What was Thompson’s Theory of the Relationship Between Sanctions and Slavery

What Would I do in My Autobiography That is Different From What Darwin Did?

Charles Darwin(1809-1882), was a very famous naturalist, geologist, and biologist; who is best known for his development of the science of evolution. Later in Darwin’s life he even wrote an autobiography, which I have been reading for the past week. But by reading and studying Darwin’s autobiography I have been able to build upon my … More What Would I do in My Autobiography That is Different From What Darwin Did?

Should I Include Reconstructed Speeches in My Autobiography?

By reading this title, you may be thinking that the phrase “reconstructed speeches,” means I will be reconstructing and adding actual speeches with an audience that I participated in my future autobiography. This is not the case whatsoever. “Reconstructed speeches,” at least to the definition I will be following, means actual conversations I have had, … More Should I Include Reconstructed Speeches in My Autobiography?

Who Would be My Target Audience for My Autobiography

When writing any form of literature, including an autobiography, you must always consider who would be the target audience, who would read it, and most importantly who to target when writing the piece. A lot of the time most literary works have more than one target audience which is pretty normal; this usually happens with … More Who Would be My Target Audience for My Autobiography

What Benefits Would I Get From Writing an Autobiography

Throughout history countless people have written books that are like autobiographies, on their lives, legacy, etc. Some of these autobiographies are still read today for many reasons. But what if I consider writing an autobiography someday, what if I want to compress all of my life stories into one book to be read by a … More What Benefits Would I Get From Writing an Autobiography

What Can I Do to Make My Autobiography Less Disjointed Than Twain’s

Mark Twain(1835-1910), is probably one of the most famous and beloved authors in American history. He has written many famous works including the famous Tom Sawyer, which are still read today. Twain is famous for his unique humor, which is seen in many of his novels. Twain later in life even wrote an autobiography, which … More What Can I Do to Make My Autobiography Less Disjointed Than Twain’s

Why do I Think Plunkitt Was so Open About How He Made His Money

George W. Plunkitt(1842-1924), was a Tammany Hall politician during the 19th/20th century. During the past few weeks I have been reading Plunkitt’s autobiography, which is not really a personal autobiography(there is absolutely no information on his personal life in the book), but more of a political autobiography. Plunkitt’s autobiography contains many details on his political … More Why do I Think Plunkitt Was so Open About How He Made His Money

How Serious was Plunkitt about Patriotism’s Connection to Obtaining a Job after Tammany Won an Election

Over this past week I have been reading the autobiography of George W. Plunkitt(1842-1924), who was a politician. Not much is known of Plunkitt other than his political life and involvement in Tammany Hall, a political society, which was a democratic party. His autobiography does not contain any detail on his personal life but instead … More How Serious was Plunkitt about Patriotism’s Connection to Obtaining a Job after Tammany Won an Election

Was Washington’s View of the Future also My View of the Future

Up From Slavery, the autobiography of Booker T. Washington(a very influential African American educator, and a founder of the Tuskegee institute), has been a very insightful and interesting autobiography to read. Washington’s life itself is rather remarkable, being freed as a slave as a young child, and working his way up to success, it’s a … More Was Washington’s View of the Future also My View of the Future