English Class: Autobiographies

The Morally Evil Slave System

In John Thompson’s autobiography he clearly shows how the slave system was morally evil. He told of numerous accounts where slaves were whipped much more than was needed. For little infractions, slaves would be whipped mercilessly. This was clearly evil since the slave’s punishment would not equal the infraction. On top of that, some slave… Continue reading The Morally Evil Slave System

English Class: Autobiographies

Mark Twain’s Disjointed Autobiography

If you read Mark Twain’s autobiography you will find it disjointed and a little hard to piece together. Twain tried several times to put together his autobiography with no success. He finally came up with the one we now know of. We should learn from Twain’s mistakes so that we can write better autobiographies. One… Continue reading Mark Twain’s Disjointed Autobiography

English Class: Autobiographies

Booker T. Washington’s Vision For The Future

Booker T. Washington had a vision for the future. He believed that if everyone would work hard in a certain field, do their ultimate best, and always persevere there would be no racial discrimination. People do not normally ask if an item was made by a black or asian or any other ethnicity.  What they care about is the… Continue reading Booker T. Washington’s Vision For The Future