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A 7 page biography of George Washington. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page paper provides an overview of this poet's life. His service in World War I is highlighted. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

5 pages in length. This is a glimpse of the Benjamin Franklin whose love of life, economic security, and his faith in God were the main components of his life. A simple yet succinct synopsis of the autobiography of this great man. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 7 page book review of Mauzio Viroli's 2000 biography of Niccolo Machiavelli, author of The Prince. No other sources are cited.

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the life of Senator John Kerry. This paper was written while Senator John Kerry was vying for the democratic nomination for the 2004 election. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 5 page paper which examines what many consider to be the definitive account of America’s most popular female poet. No additional sources are used.

This 3 page paper provides a biography of this Georgia Governor who was first elected to the post in 1912. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 3 page paper reviews the book “Will Smith (Star Files) by Mark Stewart. No additional sources are listed.

A 3 page essay that examines Stephen B. Oates' biography of John Brown, The Purge This land with Blood (1984). In his prologue to his biography of John Brown, Oates points out that John Brown, the abolitionist who led the ill-fated raid on Harper's Ferry in order to instigate a slave insurrection, has been characterized ...

The philosophies of three biographers, James Strassmaier, Catherine N. Parke, and Jean Edward Smith, lend themselves to the creation of biography. It is the observance of shared lessons learned by others that appeals to the contemporary mind, but also the art of storytelling, that maintains the age-old desire for exploring biography. Exploration includes Plutarch and ...

This 15 page paper discusses "Confessions", which is Jean Jacque Rousseau's autobiography. This paper discusses what this writer was attempting to say about the self and includes quotes. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 7 page essay that discusses the central role that Franklin’s list of virtues plays in his autobiography. While Franklin’s account demonstrates that he largely succeeded in his goal to live by these virtues, his references to others, specifically Samuel Keimer, John Collins, and Hugh Meredith, provide contrast to Franklin’s own behavior, as they provide ...

This 5 page paper examines the life and times of Eleanor Roosevelt and why she might be considered a feminist. Feminism is defined. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 13 page review of the book by Lee Iacocca. Lee Iacocca's name is synonymous with the automobile industry. It is also a name which many consider synonymous with trust and integrity. Originally published in 1984 Iacocca's book weaves an interesting insiders account of the automobile industry. It details his accomplishments ...

A 6 page paper which discusses the professional history, biography, and works of John Baskerville. The paper also discusses what were seen to be his significant contributions to his field of lettering, or type design. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 10 page research paper and analysis of African American writer Zora Neale Hurston's 1942 autobiography, "Dust Tracks on a Road." Although this work has garnered quite a bit of criticism in the past, the writer discusses how it is being reassessed by critics and finally receiving the appreciation that it deserves. Bibliography lists 6 ...

A 5 page biography of George Washington. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 4 page overview of the life and accomplishments of Charles Darwin. Emphasizes the diversity of his published works which included not only evolution and natural selection but also geology and barnacle biology. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

In 6 pages, the writer provides a biography of Patty Duke while looking at her possible deviance. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 14 page consideration of the life, accomplishments, and mysteries of this twelfth century religious figure. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

This 6 page paper discusses the life and presidency of Ronald Reagan. Furthermore, this paper assesses his presidency from four standpoints: trait, style, path, and contingency. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 4 page paper presents a review of this book as it relates to racism and racial belief systems of the day. The author centers on major transitional points in the life of Malcolm X to show how he encountered societal and cultural racism from whites as well as within the Nation of Islam.

This 5 page paper provides b biographical information about the life and works of this infamous author. There is a great deal of information paid to his tragic childhood, but also about his astounding academic success. His personal and professional life is outlined. The Hobbit is discussed in detail. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 4 page paper examines the life of this supermodel. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 6 page paper provides a biographical view of president George W. Bush. This paper considers his political career and the influence on his current decision-making. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page paper which examines one of the twentieth century’s most important authors, whose life and work personifies the American South, past and present. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page analysis of Dorothy Day's autobiography. In this book, Day recounts her life as a peace activist, and founder of the Catholic Worker Movement. Due to her conversion to Catholicism, Day gave up a promising career as a journalist, as well as a valued and intimate relationship with a man whom she ...

A 4 page biography of William Morris. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

In nine pages a biography of Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is presented. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

This 5 page essay looks at how tone and biographer's assumptions disappoint some readers of Bourneman's Biography of James K. Polk. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 5 page paper paints a portrait of this new Wimbledon champion, inclusive of both her personal and professional life. Her tennis career, the awards she has won, and the competition with her sister Serena, are all discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page paper discusses the life of Alexey Brodovitch who was a famous graphic designer. This paper analyzes his contributions to the world of graphic design and notes his accomplishments. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

5 pages in length. The true essence of life's dramatic celebrations and accomplishment is portrayed with vivid mastery in A. H. Franks' biography of Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova entitled Pavlova, 1881 to 1931: A Biography. The writer discusses how Franks captures Pavlova's joys and heartbreaks, successes and failures by offering the reading audience a detailed ...

A 5 page review of the attributes of James Boswell's 'The Life of Johnson'. Explores why it is noted as the best biography ever written in the English language. Bibliography lists three sources.

Carl Jung/Autobiography

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page analysis of chapter 4 from Jung's autobiography Memories, Dreams Reflections (1965). Carl Jung refers to this account of his life as "personal myth." He states that he considers it irrelevant as to whether or not the stories he relates are "true," but that he is concerned only with whether or not ...

This 6 page paper critiques Brain Warner's book entitled Long Hard Road Out of Hell. The controversy surrounding the rock star is explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 6 page paper which presents a biography of the life of Thomas Alva Edison. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 3 page book review that discusses a 2006 Hershey biography by Michael D'Antonio, who begins his account of the extraordinary life of American chocolate magnate Milton S. Hershey by describing events that occurred 60 years after Hershey's death in 2002. In doing so, D'Antonio underscores the fact that Hershey had a tremendous economic impact ...

A 9 page overview of the life and work of one of the most influential psychoanalysts of the twentieth century. This paper traces Erikson’s life from birth to death, noting his major contributions in the theory of human development. Specific attention is paid to Erikson’s eight stages of human development. Bibliography ...

This 3 page biography uses sensory language to examine the life of this well known actor. HIs involvement with Scientology is discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

An 11 page paper which presents a biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne. The paper also addresses how transcendentalism influenced his writings, primarily his short story "Young Goodman Brown." Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 3 page paper which provides a brief biography of Benjamin Franklin. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This is a 5 page paper discussing Manes and Andrews’ 1993 biography of Microsoft’s Bill Gates. The 1993 biography “Gates: How Microsoft’s Mogul Reinvented an Industry” by Stephen Manes and Paul Andrews tells the story of the rise of Bill Gates and his company Microsoft during the early years of the computer software industry. The ...

This 7 page paper provides basic biographical information as well as to highlight this novelist's social and political views. His personal life is discussed as well as his novels. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page research paper that discusses the highlights from Hughes' career as a poet, the height of which was the Harlem Renaissance. The writer gives an overview of his life. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Malcolm X / Biography

  • 8 page paper

An 8 page look at Malcolm X's life; comparing his early and late views. The writer also highlights the Nation of Islam leader's key accomplishments and influences. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the career and life of Wesley Clark. This paper relates the fact that Clark’s history as a decorated Army officer, his understanding and participation in international politics, and his long-standing views on protecting national interests have all supported the call for his candidacy. Bibliography lists ...

A 5 page essay that analyzes the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin in regards to the how Franklin embodied the American Dream. The writer also examines how Franklin can be seen as a model for the ideal eighteenth century man and, also, how his memoirs contributed to the concept of an American character. Bibliography lists 2 ...

This 5 page paper provides biographical information about the singer/songwriter and AIDS activist. His childhood is touched on and key events are highlighted. A timeline and outline is included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 4 page essay that argues that Benjamin Franklin's autobiography offers readers insight into the eighteenth century. In his introduction to Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, Louis P. Masur comments that the text gives the reader insight into understanding the social context of the eighteenth century (2003, p. 7). Examination of Franklin's text shows that Masur's assessment ...

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