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Post on Digitial Biography

 “Like our personal computers, phones are becoming so “smart” that they hold a great deal of sensitive, private information about our personalities and habits, information we would never have dreamed of carrying around in our pockets in the past. In … Continue reading

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  Throughout the semester, I think I have come to understand what autobiography really is. Autobiography is a story which is dealing with a person, his/her life, experiences, good or bad. The protagonist of the story is the author itself. … Continue reading

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Post on the Similarities between Jamaica Kincaid’s “A Small Place” and Natasha Tretheweay’s “Native Guard.”

  In A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid in A Small Place, and Natasha Trethewey in Native Guard display the sense of personal identity which is connected with the geographic locations/places of their past and present as well. Both of … Continue reading

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post on A Small Place

  In A Small Place, Jamaica Kincaid represents the voices of Antigua and she uses personal experiences and history in this essay and the entire work shows her anger and intelligence. She brings attention to the conditions in Antigua which … Continue reading

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Post on Fun Home

  In “Autographic Disclosures and Genealogies of Desire in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home,” Julia Watson’s main argument is that Fun Home is “a multimodal form different from both written life narrative and visual or photographic self-portraiture.” According to Julia Watson, … Continue reading

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Post on The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison

After reading Kathryn Harrison’s memoir, The Kiss, I do feel sad for Harrison, but I don’t see her as a victim since she could’ve protect herself. When she met her father, he kissed her and that’s where their relationship began. … Continue reading

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Anne Sexton-To Bedlam & Part Way Back

  Death is a prominent theme in Anne Sexton’s work since we constantly see throughout her poems. I chose two poems to talk about which deal with death, “The Double Image” and “The Moss of His Skin.” “The Double Image” … Continue reading

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Prospectus and Annotated Bibliography

  Topic: How Lucky by Alice Sebold and Speak by Laurie Anderson demonstrate that the victims were able to find their self-identity through trauma. Texts: Lucky by Alice Sebold Speak by Laurie Anderson Prospectus: My topic is on exploring how … Continue reading

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Research topic

  I will start with what trauma means to Lacan and Freud and how they use it in their work. I will be also looking at feminist views on rape since rape and any kind of sexual assault is a … Continue reading

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rough draft on glossary project

  Topic: Life Writing Definition: Life-writing is form of autobiographical writing. According to Wikipedia, “life-writing is a fluid term used to describe the recording of selves, memories and experiences whether one’s own or another’s.” Life-writing is very personal writing about … Continue reading

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