Announcement!

For the past few weeks, I have not been posting any content for my blog or even checking it. I have been very busy lately and needed a break from writing, but this should soon change as I start my next grade sometime in the next month. I thank you all for hanging in there … Continue reading Announcement!

“How Important Are The Words “So What?” in an Autobiography?

When you sit down to write virtually anything, it is always wise and helpful to ask yourself questions. This way your writing will be more appealing to your readers. Though there are many questions you should ask yourself, today I will be mainly focusing on one specific question and that is the question “so what?”. … Continue reading “How Important Are The Words “So What?” in an Autobiography?

How Important Is It For a Person to Summarize His/Her Philosophy of Life In An Autobiography?

Each person's life is unique in many different ways whether that be physically, emotionally, spiritually or even in just life circumstances.  No one has the same life, though they can be similar, they are still different even if it’s the smallest detail. Because each person’s life is so different from one another, autobiographies each tell … Continue reading How Important Is It For a Person to Summarize His/Her Philosophy of Life In An Autobiography?

Would Walden Have Been a Better Book If Thoreau Had Supplied More Background Information on His Life?

For several months now I have been reading all manner of autobiographies. Each has either made me laugh till tears started rolling down my face; cry till my eyes were red because of a sad story; or frustrated when the characters made a bad decision or something horrible happened. Each book has kept me turning … Continue reading Would Walden Have Been a Better Book If Thoreau Had Supplied More Background Information on His Life?

Thoreau’s Intent on Living Independently but Failing Miserably

Henry David Thoreau was born around the 1800’s and was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. He is best known for his autobiography, which was published on August 9, 1854. In his autobiography he starts out by stating his desire to be totally cut off from society and to be independent from the division of … Continue reading Thoreau’s Intent on Living Independently but Failing Miserably