A Memorable Image from the Book “Up From Slavery”

Up From Slavery, by Booker T. Washington(an influential African-American educator), is an autobiography that depicts Washington’s life including him being freed from slavery as a young child to his starting of a school in Alabama that becomes the Tuskegee Institute. From the parts of the book I have read so far there have been a … More A Memorable Image from the Book “Up From Slavery”

Washington’s Arguments Against the Slave System

Booker T. Washington(born around 1858 or 1859), was a pretty influential African American man, and educator. Washington never knew his biological father, who was a white man; and his mother was the plantation’s cook until slavery was abolished. Even though slavery was abolished when Washington was still a young child, he remembered some of his … More Washington’s Arguments Against the Slave System

Has any Piece of Literature Affected Me in a Major Way?

I have read many literature pieces throughout my life; some of these pieces of literature have affected me and have left an impact upon me since reading the piece. Then others not so much. Because there is more than one piece of literature that has affected me I will be writing about more than one. … More Has any Piece of Literature Affected Me in a Major Way?

Which Were the Key Incidents that Led Helen Keller out of Her “Prison”

During this past week I have been reading the autobiography of Helen Keller(1880-1968), who was an author, political activist, and lecturer; who was also deaf and blind. She became deaf and blind at the very young age of nineteen months, after becoming ill with an unknown illness that took her sight and hearing. Before this … More Which Were the Key Incidents that Led Helen Keller out of Her “Prison”

What is the Most Important Thing in Writing a Dialogue from Memory

What is the most important thing in writing a dialogue from memory? Is it accuracy, succinctness, or liveliness? In this discussion of the most important thing in writing a dialogue from memory, I must note that there are different opinions on this subject from different individuals. Also that one single answer is not the only … More What is the Most Important Thing in Writing a Dialogue from Memory

Does Kourdakov’s use of Contrasts Strengthen his Narrative

During the past few weeks I have been reading the autobiography: The Persecutor, by Sergei Kourdakov. Which is about the author Kourdakov’s life in Soviet Russia. Early on in Kourdakov’s life he learns about the concept of communism, thanks to his upbringing in the State run Children’s home. He was also highly ambitious early on … More Does Kourdakov’s use of Contrasts Strengthen his Narrative

The Choices that led Kourdakov to Fail the Assignment

During the past two weeks I have been reading the autobiography: The Persecutor, by Sergei Kourdakov. Because this book is an autobiography it is about the author, Kourdakov’s life. Kourdakov grew up in Soviet Russia, he lost his parents early on in life and grew up in the State run, Children’s Home. He was able … More The Choices that led Kourdakov to Fail the Assignment

A Bus of My Own

During the past few weeks of English I was assigned to read Jim Lehrer’s, A Bus of my Own; which is an autobiography about the author Jim Lehrer(obviously). While reading this book I realized that autobiographies did not have to be boring, dragging, or unexciting. This book itself is pretty entertaining and I have enjoyed … More A Bus of My Own

Some of the Good Things That Came as a Result of Jim Lehrer’s Heart Attack

During the past two weeks I have been reading the autobiography: A Bus of My Own, by Jim Lehrer. Because this is an autobiography the book is about the author’s life, Jim Lehrer. One of the main moments that happens during Jim Lehrer’s life which is of course included in his autobiography, is him getting … More Some of the Good Things That Came as a Result of Jim Lehrer’s Heart Attack