Does the task of memoir writing puzzle you? It’s alright. This autobiography example for students is here to show you that memoir writing can be easy and even exciting. All you need to do is to scroll this page down and enjoy this amazing sample and the related, practical hints. A Lazy Student Autobiography Example An autobiography is a story of your own life. Even if you think you don’t have much to include in your memoir, you can still make it quite interesting. Bill Gates said: “I always choose
Ok, how does one starts a personal autobiography? I’m not quite sure what to say about me. I'm Nissa, it's pronounce like Nissan excluding the "n" at the end. Most of my peers know me by Merline which is my birth name, however, I changed my name to Nissa because people couldn't pronounce Merline right; it's a French name and it requires certain emphasis when pronouncing it especially on the "r". Anyway, enough about my name. As you can already tell, I have an accent, a Caribbean one to be precise
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin was an autobiography telling his childhood, values, and successes. Franklin was an influential writer, scientist, inventor, and diplomat. In this autobiography, Franklin gives the readers an insight into his beliefs and core values. Throughout the text, Franklin emphasizes his high appreciation towards education, capitalism, and labor. His positive attitudes towards these three subjects can be connected to his child and adulthood. From that, it is possible to
1 2 THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X Introduction Malcolm X?s autobiography written in collaboration with Alex Haley is an exciting story of personality transformation. During several years, Malcolm X told Haley his biography in several extensive interviews. Haley described and orchestrated the stories and Malcolm X edited and endorsed every part of the book. The story is narrated in the first person and it seems like Malcolm was writing this of his
In The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin and Blaine McCormick we got a wonderful look into the life of Benjamin Franklin. In his story he taught use a lot about the world of business and how to run a successful business. In this essay I will be talking about some of the few things Ben Franklin said that really stood out to me and what I think they meant. Then, I will talk about his inventions and how those inventions had evolved today. Then, I will talk about Ben Franklin 13
ESSAY ON BEN FRANKLIN’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography is an inspiring tale of his personal, as well as public achievement throughout his life. Franklin’s life embodies the exemplary model of a life composed of discipline, self-reliance and self improvement. From his humble beginnings as an apprentice candle and soap maker in his father’s business to a successful business man, author, philosopher, civil activist, politician scientist, inventor, and diplomat, above all Benjamin
Anne Carson's Autobiography of Red Anne Carson's Autobiography of Red is a world of subjective reality. Carson explores the relationship between subject and object through a reworking of an original Greek myth. The original myth is of Herakles, who's tenth labor was to kill Geryon, a red winged monster who lived on an island, and steal his cattle. Carson takes the insignificant character of Geryon and creates a story based on his life, as if set in modern times. Autobiography of Red enters
in the way that this legendary tale pans out. A hero of American Revolution, this novel depicts 18th century realism accurately while logging Franklin's personal conception on human nature and social community. Many look at Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography as your typical rags to riches tale yet, the truth and falsehood throughout the pages is unknown, raising many questions and concerns. As this book was written in segments over a stretched period of time, we must analyze this account of his life
“The Autobiography of Malcolm X” by Alex Haley “We're not Americans. We're Africans who happen to be in America. We were kidnapped and brought here against our will from Africa. We didn't land on Plymouth Rock--that rock landed on us.” (Lord, Thornton, and Bodipo-Memba, 1992) Words like those above would engrave Malcolm X into the minds of Americans from all racial backgrounds and socio-economic classes. Malcolm X was certainly not one to mince words. America would come to remember him as “The
The Autobiography of Malcolm X was the result of a collaboration between human rights activist Malcolm X and journalist Alex Haley. It was based on a series of interviews spanning from 1963 to Malcolm X’s assassination on February 21st, 1965. Autobiography was written for two purposes: to chronicle Malcolm X’s rise to prominence during the Civil Rights Movement and to outline his philosophy of black pride, black nationalism, and pan-Africanism. However, following his assassination, Autobiography’s
The Autobiography of Malcom X This book was written about the like of Malcom X, a Black Nationalist leader and civil rights reformer, whose birth name was Malcom Little. He was the fourth of eight brothers, he was also the one with the lightest skin. His father was an outspoken Baptist preacher who was “officially” killed by a street car as a form of suicide, however rumors say that he was killed by a black legion. His mother was placed in a mental hospital not too long after his father’s death.
The Autobiography of Malcolm X follows the honorable Malcolm X through life from his birth to his death. Through the years Malcolm changes his name multiple times. Each time he changes his name, it shows a new side or personality of Malcolm. He is most know for the names Malcolm Little, Detroit Red, Satan, Malcolm X, and El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz. Each name plays an important role in Malcolm's life. Malcolm was born with the name Malcolm Little. During this time in his life he was facing a lot
book, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, used many historical events to connect to the characters story. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman was published by Bantam Books in 1972 and has 259 pages. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is a classic fictional book. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is the story if a women’s life told when she was over one hundred years old. The novel goes over 3 main periods of time: war years, reconstruction, and slavery. In The Autobiography of Miss
In Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography, Samuel Keimer is a character who represents the antithesis of Franklin. The development of Keimer not only improves the reader's understanding of the minor character, but also of Franklin, the major character. Franklin makes a point of showing the reader each of Keimer's faults and contrasting them with his own merits.<br><br>When Keimer is first introduced to the reader, he is in very much the same circumstances as Franklin; they are two young men trying to
The Autobiography Of Miss Jane Pittman In the novel The Autobiography Of Miss Jane Pittman, there were many different stories about JanePittman's life. In the movie there were not as many stories as the novel, but they were still quite interesting. The novel and the movie had many similarities and differences. Some of the similarities were very noticeable. Just from the beginning, in both the movie and the novel, Ned carried the two rocks that made the fire for Jane and Ned. Ned then
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman begins with a note from the editor, who is a local schoolteacher near the plantation where Jane Pittman lives. He has long been trying to hear her story, and, beginning in the summer of 1962, she finally tells it to him. When her memory lapses, her acquaintances help fill in the spaces. The recorded tale, with editing, then becomes The Autobiography of Miss Jane. Jane Pittman is born into slavery on a plantation somewhere in Louisiana. Jane is called "Ticey"
In The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man written by James Weldon Johnson, the theme that builds up throughout the novel is identity is shaped by many different aspects, and, at times, it can be hard to find. The main character, James Weldon Johnson, goes through multiple different aspects of society with hardships and difficulties while he is finding who he is. In order to find his identity, James finds out that he is a black man; he encounters many hardships; wonders if his passion is with music;
or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the next” -Ben Carson. In The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, a series of obstacles involving slavery and the search for freedom continually affects Jane Pittman and those around her. Every character within the novel has their own unique way of facing these obstacles, but none of them
Kerouac used first-person narration like that of Burroughs’s autobiography and imitates Cassady’s confessional style. He dramatizes the emotional effect of his road experiences in a rapid typist manuscripts. Jack Kerouac's On the Road as an example of a work of fiction that approaches autobiography. Although all Kerouac's main novels contain elements of autobiography, the novel On the Road is presented as the fictional autobiography of Sal Paradise's road life. Kerouac involves himself in a "self-interview"
Robert Mitchell Russell 10/28/2015 History of European civilizations Dr. Kruse Benvenuto Cellini Benvenuto Cellini was born on November 3rd in the year 1500 in Florence, Italy. His father was Giovanni Cellini and his mother was Marisa Lisabetta Granacci. The time period Cellini was born is considered to be the beginning of the Cinquecento period of the arts in Italy. By the end of Cellini’s life he was successful in many aspects of cinquecento arts. This paper gives highlights on Cellini’s