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James McBride, Author of The Color of Water

"Here is her life as she told it to me, and betwixt and between the pages of her life you will find mine as well" (pg. xvii). Unveiling the incredible journey of Ruchel Zylska to Rachel Shilsky and finally settling…

James McBride Explores his Mothers and His own Identify

James McBride explores his mother's and his own identify in her novel "The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother." He writes from the point of view of whatever age is at during that part of…

In James Mcbride’s The Color of Water, It Tells the Story of Ruth

In James Mcbride's The Color of Water, it tells the story of Ruth, James' mother's family immigration to America, and both her early childhood and adulthood in New York City. Ruth's childhood was pretty difficult. As a teenager, Ruth gets…

Integrative Writing Assignment Erikson Autobiography

Introduction  Erik Erikson was a theorist. He believed that there were stages of development, each housing their own ‘tasks’. He concluded that “Young children wrestle with issues of trust, then autonomy (independence), the initiative. School-age children strive for competence, feeling…

The autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson was a well-known black lawyer in the literary world. He wrote a text on the life of a man of color in the USA (The autobiography of an ex-colored man). The text was published in anonymity from…

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Section 1: How Benjamin Established the Public Library in Philadelphia At the age of 21, Benjamin was a printer at Philadelphia and a great intellectual. Franklin and a few of his friends established a group which had mutual objectives of…

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest James Gaines

The author of The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, Ernest J. Gaines, is a male African American author who has taken full advantage of his culture by writing about rural Louisiana. His stories mainly tell the struggles of blacks trying…

How is human nature determined?

The term “passions” in the book Human Nature arises due to social norms and own personal experiences. The emotional reactions merge “reason” and “will” as components of the self” (Bjorklund, 1998, p.46). The reason is based on my own experiences…

Cultural Autobiography

 Knowing and understanding your own child development is such an important part of being a teacher because you need to understand your own development to be able to understand your students development. My own perspective on students development is that…

Malcolm X. Deeper: into his autobiography

As Everyone knows, racial discrimination in the U.S. has always existed. Many races were discriminated against, but one of them suffered more unjust treatment than others; yes I am talking about African-Americans. This group of people was seen as “the…