Research Papers on Biographies

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  • An Analysis of Mishima's Patriotism and Manifesto

    This paper examines these two works by Mishma. This ten page paper has six sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Methodology of Anna Julia Cooper

    This research paper, first of all, introduces Cooper as an African American educator during the late nineteenth/early twentieth centuries and then briefly describes her methodology of teaching. Three pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Nelson Mandela's Remarkable Life

    In seven pages the amazing life and career achievements of Nelson Mandela are discussed. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Harriet Tubman's Life and Activism

    In five pages this paper discusses the life of Harriet Tubman, her life as a slave and her activism such as her Underground Railroad participation. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Biography of Harriet Tubman

    In seven pages Harriet Tubman is considered in a biographical profile that also features two pages of various quotes from and about her. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Harper Lee

    In six pages this paper discusses author Harper Lee, who wrote To Kill a Mockingbird. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Biography Ford The Times, the Man, the Company by Allan Nevins

    In this analysis that consists of five pages Nevins' comprehensive text is heralded as not only a biography of Henry Ford but also a detailed chronology of the internal combustion engine that led to the automobile and also examines its industrial as well as social importance. There are no other sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Henry Louis Gates Jr's 13 Ways of Looking at a Black Man

    In five pages this paper discusses these 'narratives of ascent' in the collection by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

  • Eminem and Elvis Compared

    This research report compares these two very different musicians. Various issues are addressed inclusive of technical aspects, lyrics and cultural meanings. This eight page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Yogesh Chadha Gandhi A Life

    The writer reviews the Yogesh Chadha book Gandhi a Life, in which the author relates Gandhi's biography and at the same time makes him more human. The writer also discusses Chadha's ability to clearly show how Gandhi was able to instill a new philosophy in the Indian people even though it cost him his life. The paper is five pages long and there are three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein

    In six pages this research paper examines these scientists in terms of the biographies Isaac Newton The Last Sorcerer by Michael White and Albert Einstein A Biography by Albrecht Folsing.

  • A Review of The Life of James Madison

    A 5 page exploration of the book by Gaillard Hunt. This book is compared with Richard K Matthews' book If Men Were Angels James Madison and the Heartless Empire of Reason. 6 sources.

  • Jane Goodall and Females as Biological Creative Agents

    The topic of women serving as creative agents is examined from the perspective and example of Jane Goodall in eight pages. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Johnny Cash and Love

    A 3 page paper which examines Johnny Cash and his love of music and his women. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Civil Wars by Julius Caesar

    5 pages and 1 source used. This paper provides an overview of The Civil Wars by Julius Caesar. This relates the central themes and views of Julius Caesar as he developed a sense of the civil wars and their impact. This paper also considered the significance of the reign of Julius Caesar and his role as a leader.

  • Ennis Cosby's Life and Premature Death

    In five pages this essay examines a Time magazine article on the short life and murder of Bill Cosby's only son Ennis.

  • Mary Shelley

    A 3 page paper which examines the life of Mary Shelley. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Truth and Love in Love in the Time of Cholera

    Marquez' Love in the Time of Cholera is evaluated for thematic elements of love and truth. The protagonist Florentino is the focus of attention in this carefully crafted analysis. This six page paper has three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Cleopatra

    A 5 page paper which examines how Cleopatra is portrayed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff

    This book review is on Stacy Schiff's fascinating biography of Cleopatra, which relates the life narrative of a woman who was an intelligent and capable ruler who has been the victim of propaganda by Roman historians that shaped the public conceptualization of Cleopatra throughout the centuries. Four pages n length, only the text is cited.

  • Michael J. Fox: Lucky Man

    A 3 page critique of Michael J. Fox’s memoir Lucky Man. No additional sources cited.

  • Biography of George Washington Carver

    In eight pages this research paper provides a biographical sketch of African American scientist George Washington Carver. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Amelia Earhart

    A 3 page paper which examines the contributions of Amelia Earhart. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Mystery of Amelia Earhart's Disappearance

    In five pages this paper examines the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart's plane and the research expeditions determined to solve this historical mystery once and for all. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Moral Virtues of Benjamin Franklin

    In five pages a few of Franklin's 13 moral virtues as described in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin are defined and described along with an inclusion of Franklin's strengths and weeknesses and a consideration as to whether or not he would be a good twenty first century role model. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Puritanism, and Anti Puritanism

    In five pages this paper examines Benjamin Franklin's autobiography in a consideration of Puritanism and anti Puritanism. Two other sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Bill Gates

    In three pages a biography of Bill Gates along with a discussion of his major social impact is presented. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Model Entrepreneur Bill Gates

    In six pages the success of Microsoft founder and Chief Executive Officer Bill Gates is considered in a discussion of how he should be regarded as an American entrepreneur model. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Rise of Bill Gates

    In a paper consisting of four pages a biography of Microsoft founder billionaire Bill Gates is presented and includes an examination of his entrepreneurial spirit and competitive ambition development. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Charles Bracelen Flood's Hitler The Path to Power

    In six pages this report examines Hitler's life and power rise within the context of this 1989 volume by Charles Bracelen Flood. There is 1 source cited in the bibliography.

  • Florence Nightingale's Work

    In five pages this paper discusses how contemporary nursing practice has been influenced by Florence Nightingale's work, with her Crimean War involvement and collaboration with William Farr as well as her role in evidence based nursing development examined. Seven sources are listed in the MLA bibliography.

  • Angela’s Ashes

    A 3 page summary and analysis of Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Angela's Ashes

    This 7 page paper analyzes Angela's Ashes the book by Frank McCourt. 5 sources.

  • The Elephant Man

    This is a paper that presents a fictional response, by Joseph Merrick who was the Elephant Man, to The Elephant Man by Christine Sparks. There are no sources in this three page paper.

  • Malcolm X's Autobiography

    In four pages this paper analyzes The Autobiography of Malcolm X from the perspectives of racial attitudes and racism.

  • Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    A 7 page essay that discusses the central role that Franklin’s list of virtues plays in his autobiography. While Franklin’s account demonstrates that he largely succeeded in his goal to live by these virtues, his references to others, specifically Samuel Keimer, John Collins, and Hugh Meredith, provide contrast to Franklin’s own behavior, as they provide an antithesis for the virtues in Franklin’s list. Examination of Franklin’s autobiography indicates how he uses this contrast to paint a strong portrait of himself as his text’s protagonist. No additional sources cited.

  • Analysis of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    In five pages this essay analyzes Franklin's autobiography in which it is argued he is the embodiment of the quintessential 18th century man and personification of the American Dream. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Baseball Legend Babe Ruth

    In a paper consisting of ten pages the Babe's legendary baseball career as well as his social impact are discussed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Generals Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and Their Differences

    In three pages this paper examines the differences between these two opposing Civil War generals. There are no sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Acculturation as Portrayed in Bread Givers and Black Elk Speaks

    A 5 page assessment of the factor of acculturation as it influences these two classic books. Black Elk Speaks, translated by John Neihardt, and Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierska both shed valuable light on the dangers of acculturation. 2 sources.

  • Backwoods of Canada by Catharine Parr Traill

    This five page book report relates the author's impressions and experiences of life in Canada as an emigrant during the 1830s.

  • Captain Cook's Journals

    In five pages 3 of Captain Cook's voyages are examined in an overview of his personal journals and that recorded by crew members during his 3rd voyage. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Baseball's Color Barrier and Jackie Robinson

    In four pages this report presents a biography of Major League baseball player Jackie Robinson, the man who successfully broke the sport's color barrier and paved the way for African American professional athletes who followed. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cesar Chavez's Life and United Farmworkers' Activism

    In 6 pages this paper examines Cesar Chavez's life, achievements, and his unwavering support of migrant farmworkers through a policy of nonviolence. There are 5 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • The Works of Randolph and Chavez

    Cesar Chavez and A. Philip Randolph and their works are carefully examined. This six page paper, that includes eight sources on the reference list, contains a great deal of detailed information.

  • A Speech by Chavez

    One speech made by Cesar Chavez is evaluated. The speech is called The Mexican-American and the Church. This four page paper includes four references.

  • Great Baseball Batting Legend Ted Williams

    In fifteen pages this paper examines the batting prowess of the Boston Red Sox's baseball legend Ted Williams. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Biography of Benjamin Franklin

    In three pages a biographical sketch of Ben Franklin is presented. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • When Life Gave Him Lemons, Ben Franklin Made Lemonade

    The writer examines some of the challenges Ben Franklin faced in his life, and how he turned them to his advantage. There are two sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Schizophrenia as Portrayed in A Beautiful Mind

    John Nash is tortured by paranoid schizophrenia. Despite that fact he has phenomenal mathematical abilities. This seven page paper recalls specific scenes from the film that serve to pull the viewer into Nash's tortured mind and discusses those scenes in reference to the epidemiology of schizophrenia. Six sources.

  • Religious Influences on Emily Dickinson

    This paper looks at various religious influences on the life and writings of Emily Dickinson. The author focuses on Dickinson's transcendental and anti-Puritan beliefs. This four page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Alexander Graham Bell's Life Accomplishments

    Comprehensive report of Alexander Graham Bell's life accomplishments. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography of this fifteen page paper.

  • Alexander the Great

    A 3 page paper on Alexander the Great. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Rosa Parks

    A 4 page paper on Rosa Parks. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Montgomery Bus Boycott Participant Rosa Parks

    In ten pages this paper discusses the fact and fiction connected with Rosa Parks' bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama that resulted in the 1960s' U.S. civil rights movement. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Biographical Profile of Thomas Edison

    In six pages Thomas Edison's life is the subject of this biographical profile. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Was Thomas Edison a Genius or Simply Seeking the Limelight?

    Edison was smart but many question whether he was a genius. Some contend, in fact, that edison just enjoyed fame and knew how to get it. The author asserts that what Edison achieved is within the reach of us all. This paper has ten pages and four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Biographical and Career Profile of Langston Hughes

    In five pages this research paper examines the life and writing career of Langston Hughes which during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s reached its zenith. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Drag Queens, Gays, and the Popularity of Marilyn Monroe

    In fourteen pages this paper discusses Marilyn Monroe's enduring popularity among drag queens and gay men. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Martin Luther

    A 3 page biography of Martin Luther. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Leadership Style/MacArthur & Patton

    A 4 page research paper that contrasts and compares the leadership styles of Generals Douglas MacArthur and George Patton, who were two of the most brilliant military leaders that the United States has ever produced. But while they both shared this distinction, their leadership styles were quite different. MacArthur was analytical and remote from his men; Patton was also logical of mind but also understood psychological factors far better than MacArthur, so was viewed by his men much more favorably. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Louis Armstrong, An American Musical Genius

    This paper examines the career of Satchmo, Louis Armstrong. The author argues that Armstrong is one of the great American Jazz legends. This eight page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Mary Jemison and the Senecas

    A 10 page paper which examines the experiences and life of Mary Jemison as it involves the Seneca Indians. Bibliography lists 5 sources. A 2 page annotated bibliography is also included.

  • Maria Montessori

    A 3 page paper which examines important moments in the life of Maria Montessori. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Marilyn Monroe

    In eighteen pages Marilyn Monroe's tragic life and career as a movie star and Hollywood legend are examined. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy and Marilyn Monroe

    In fifteen pages this hypothetical case study considers the use of REBT with troubled actress Marilyn Monroe in the year before her death in an overview that includes a biography of the star, DSM IV and Global Assessment of Functioning criteria and score. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Maya Angelou: Her Works and Her Life

    This 5 page paper discusses Maya Angelou’s life and four of her poems, and argues that many of the things that happened to her in her life are expressed through her poetry. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • The Mass Media and Audrey Hepburn

    In five pages the ways in which Audrey Hepburn exerted mass media influence in her various careers as an actress, icon of fashion and children's UNICEF ambassador are examined. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Johann Sebastian Bach's Keyboard Instruments

    In six pages Bach's keyboard instruments are examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Howard Gardner and Multiple Intelligences

    This 8 page paper discusses the life and contributions of psychologist Howard Gardner, who devised the theory of multiple intelligences. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Phenomenal Oprah Winfrey

    In three pages this paper examines the phenomenal Oprah Winfrey. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Bruce Lee’s Philosophy

    A 4 page paper which examines the philosophy of Bruce Lee. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Photography of Walker Evans

    This 8 page paper discusses the life and photography of Walker Evans. Evans worked for the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s, and is considered responsible for introducing the concept of documentary photography to the U.S. In particular, a series of photos of farmers taken during the Depression, done in a completely objective style, showed people the terrible conditions under which the farmers lived and that they needed help. He accomplished this by letting the photos speak for themselves. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Bonaparte and France

    The writer explores Napoleon Bonaparte’s military and political career, and the psychological condition that bears his name. There are ten sources listed in the bibliography of this twenty page paper.

  • An Examination of Pocahontas

    In this paper containing five pages a biography and controversial aspects of Pocahontas are discussed along with her Jamestown colonial experience, her journey to Europe and premature death. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • St. Francis of Assisi

    A 4 page research paper that offers a brief biography and analysis of the life of St. Francis of Assisi (1181?-1226). St. Francis founded the Franciscan order. His miracles and major life events are discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Comparing Princess Diana and Beowulf

    The writer argues that because they worked on behalf of others and sacrificed themselves to a greater cause, Princess Diana and Beowulf can both be seen as heroes. The paper is five pages long and has two sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Arab Impact of the Prophet Muhammad

    In seven pages this paper considers the Prophet Muhammad in an overview that assesses his Arab world impact. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Radio 'Shock Jock' Howard Stern

    In eight pages this paper discusses Howard Stern's life and career in radio that includes his early days until his present radio show broadcast on Sirius Satellite Radio. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sir Isaac Newton, Biography

    This essay present a biography of Sir Isaac Newton, renown 17th century mathematician and scientist. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton

    This research paper describes the significance and importance of the discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton to the development of science. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

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  • Women's Rights Crusader Susan B. Anthony

    In eight pages this research paper examines the life of Susan B. Anthony and also details her activism on behalf of achieving rights for women. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The American Dream

    A 14 page paper which examines economic giants such as Microsoft, Google, and eBay as they reflect the presence of the past Fords and Rockefellers. The paper further examines these giants, and past giants, as they relate to the American Dream, while also examining the American Dream in and of itself. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Comparison of W.E.B. du Bois and Frederick Douglass's Writings

    In five pages running to and from are considered in a contrast and comparison of The Souls of Black Folk and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Political and Military Leader George C. Marshall

    In five pages a biography of Marshall is presented along with a discussion of his Marshall Plan. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Using the Sociological Model to Understand Will Smith’s Life Cycle

    This 3 page paper uses sociological models to understand actor Will Smith’s life. Bibliography lists

  • Playwright and Sonneteer William Shakespeare's Life and Writings

    In five pages William Shakespeare's life and writings are discussed. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Historical Importance of William Shakespeare's Works

    In ten pages William Shakespeare's life is examined and his sonnets and plays are assessed for their historical importance and include such criteria as definition, description, contrast and comparison, cause and effect, classification, and process. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Life and Compositions of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    In five pages this paper examines the life and musical genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

  • Biographical Sketch of Wolfgang Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's life and musical contributions are examined in seven pages with the Mozart effect also considered. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Mozart: Life and Works

    A 7 page paper which examines the life and work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

 

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