With its special cultural and historical approach to writing an autobiography, The Elements of the Autobiography and Life Narratives teaches students about the genre and helps them write their own life stories. Elements of the Autobiography and Life Narratives helps readers think about how their livesaas well as the texts that they write about themaare socially constructed. It presents the autobiography as a means of self-expression, personal and social growth, and development of insight, and shows how writing an autobiography occurs within social and cultural contexts and constraints.Catherine Hobbs. understanding and insight. Surely ego is involved, and the quest is in some sense futile, for however much we write and gain enlightenment, we will still remain in most respects a mystery to ourselves and others. About the anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Elements of Autobiography and Life Narratives|
|Publisher||:||Longman Publishing Group - 2004-10-01|