Lesson 1 (from Coming Home, Mail Call, Drug Culture, What's Cooking?, Well, Doctor, I was Just Trying to Lie Down..., Rule Number 1: Follow All Rules, Take Me Out to the Ballpark, Help!, A Visit to the Barbershop and On the Hotline)
"Coming Home," "Mail Call," "Drug Culture,"" What's Cooking?", "Well, Doctor, I was Just Trying to Lie Down...," " Rule Number 1: Follow All Rules," "Take Me Out to the Ballpark," "Help!", "A Visit to the Barbershop," and "On the Hotline"
A memoir is a written account of a person's life, usually dealing with a specific period or experiences. In contrast, an autobiography covers the broader aspect of the whole life and includes much more detail. Bill Bryson has written a memoir about the period in his life when he returned to his home country of the United States, after living for twenty years in England. This lesson will discuss the memoir and how it is structured with particular references to I'm a Stranger Here Myself.
1) Class Discussion: The Introduction and the first essay "Coming Home" from I'm a Stranger Here Myself provide some background information on the...
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