Essays Tagged: "personal history"

William Faulkner

Civil War. This is where most of his stories take place. He pondered the family history and his own personal history; and he used both in writing his stories. (American Writers; 54)Faulkner born in Ne ...

(5 pages) 182 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Malleable Memory. References are included in APA format.

This paper will address one of the misconceptions which assumes that memory is a continuous tape of personal history. It will be shown that this is merely a false belief and that the act of rememberin ... s of words, symbols, and algorithms. Episodic memories, on the other hand, include information of a personal nature. These memories capture the temporal and spatial context of a person's past experien ...

(10 pages) 265 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Transformation of Othello

thello is, from the beginnings of the play, depicted as the figure who carries in his character and personal history the elements from the two different cultures. He is from Moorish origin who in the ... fected by his successes. Othello bears the suspect that he is not loved by Desdemona because of his personality but rather by the virtue of what he has got as rank and reputation. Also he is older fro ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Waterland: Swift's Recursive Novel- A Mosaic of Histories and Patterns

th between different time periods to help Tom Crick's students understand history through their own personal experiences and relationships and through Crick's own personal and ancestral history. While ... d relationships and through Crick's own personal and ancestral history. While Tom Crick repeats his personal history to his class, Swift repeats certain patterns in the novel while using the recursive ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Family Nursing

, learn manners, and express love. Family is where people learn the lessons of life.Family is one's personal history and significance. It is not only a place to go home to, it's a place to come from, ...

(3 pages) 97 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

George Lucas - What themes does he deal with?, What influence has his personal life had on his work? and What is the significance of his work in today's society?

have chosen to study are: What themes does George Lucas deal with? What influence has George Lucas' personal history had on his work? and What is the significance of George Lucas' work in today's soci ... he near future, we can be sure that we will see these themes again.What Influence has George Lucas' personal life had on his work?From the book titled Pocket essentials Guide, George Lucas, I have dis ...

(5 pages) 27 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Identity formation, identity crisis in Margaret Atwood's "Surfacing"

are several ways an identity is formed; having self-knowledge which has been created through one's personal history, experience of childhood and one's membership to a certain society thus defines the ... g to the set of norms of the given culture. These characteristics are essential to develop a stable personal identity and when these are complex or problematic the individual has to face struggle in t ...

(8 pages) 63 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Unity Through History - Cites: Bertolt Brecht, Kenneth M. Stampp, Mary Crow Dog and Richard Erdoes, Alice Walker, Huanani-Kay Trask,

d what their past is, they may interpret something different to what someone else might. A person's personal history, family legends, and communal stories may lead them to an assumption of history. Ho ... k then, and sometimes this occurs even today, to disregard race and see each other because of their personality.This difficulty between ethnicities can be observed between humans and animals as well. ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

Joy Kogawa: "Obasan": A Self-conscious Story of History

journey of the past, a journey that forces both her and the reader to change their views on Naomi's personal history as well as the Japanese Canadian history. The reconsidering of her childhood memori ... the fact that all of these views of history, be it "fact" or "memory", become fictionalized by the personal experience and interpretation of these facts and memories. Through this revelation, the rea ...

(9 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


a of Psychology , the most common causes of child abuse include: poverty, drug addiction, violence, personal history of physical or sexual abuse as a child and social isolation (2).In determining the ... as they want, a lot of parents tend to abuse their children. Surely, violence leads to child abuse.Personal history of physical or sexual abuse as a child increases the rate of abused children. Paren ...

(2 pages) 60 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Visions And Versions

ed the author's work is a vision and a version of their influences. Every author is influenced from personal experiences, historical events, intellectual events, other writers, and literary movements ... e first important aspect in understanding what influenced Sherwood Anderson to begin writing is his personal history.Sherwood Anderson was born in 1876 in Camden, Ohio, but he grew up mostly in Clyde, ...

(10 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Charles Dickens And Sydney Carton

major events in which this character's role is extremely important, the French Revolution, Sydney's personal history, actions and his future.The French Revolution is the rebuilding of France during tu ...

(3 pages) 946 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Joy Luck Club

others and their American-born daughters. The daughters attempt to understand their mothers' tragic personal history, but also come to terms with their own ethnic and family identity. The stories, whe ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Great Gatsby"

sented everything he scorns, but he exempts Gatsby from his judgments. Nick describes Gatsby’s personality as nothing short of “gorgeous.”Gatsby was a hopeless romantic character in thi ... life becoming rich to win Daisy over. No one seems to know the truth about Gatsby’s wealth or personal history. Jordan Baker’s friend Lucille speculates that Gatsby was a German spy during ...

(2 pages) 1167 2 1.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Impact of Diversity and Demographic Characteristics on Individual Behavior

ts. Factors such as culture, social norms, environment, stress, attitudes, values, perceptions, and personality all play a vital role in influencing an individual’s behavior. Bezzi and Groenevelt ... ns depend not only on the sensory context, but also on various hard to measure factors such as past personal history, attention, attitudes, experiences, and emotions” (para. 1). In observing indi ...

(5 pages) 122 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Atticus made a remark in chapter three of To Kill

especially because the entire town of Maycomb mistreats people because of their lifestyle and their personal history.Scout's actions are great examples of harassing people because of their lifestyle. ... yle Scout thinks he's an animal.The town of Maycomb has a tendency to judge people because of their personal history. The harassment of Boo Radley provides great examples. They even had a made up stor ...

(1 pages) 1058 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Critical Analysis of George Orwell's the Lion and the Unicorn

listing on September 9th, 1939 (Rossi, p128).To fully understand the content, knowledge of Orwell's personal history, Britain's history, customs and culture are necessities. At this time, Britain was ...

(3 pages) 5425 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Harry Harlow - Personal History, Psychological Perspective, and Experiments!

Personal History: Harry Harlow was an American Psychologist who came up with a new understanding of ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Team Creation Paper

f individuals from different backgrounds. It is important to learn and understand each individual's personal history to find the best possible fit to create a dynamic team environment. When developing ... to complex task management" (Kerzner, 2006). Conflicts can consist of a disagreement of opinion to personality differences. Conflict management techniques such as avoidance, accommodation, and compro ...

(4 pages) 160 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Steve Bantu Biko - Biography

Stephen Bantu Biko (Personal History)Stephen Bantu Biko (18 December 1946 - 12 September 1977) was born in King Williams ...

(2 pages) 2475 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism