In my case, I will forever keep and pass on my keepsake to my children because of the many good and bad memories it evokes from my childhood and about my father.
Thinking about their childhood makes Henry happy, and also reminds him of why he became a writer. Where William was compelled—by his father and by being firstborn, but far more by the force of his character and his mind—to learn and ascend and accumulate, young Henry is content to observe and register and experience. The idea of the writer as someone content just to see and hear, to wrap himself right around a moment of being, feels serene rather than defensive. “My stronger rule, however, I confess, and the one by which I must here consistently be guided, is that, from the moment it is a question of projecting a picture, no particle that counts for memory or is appreciable to the spirit can be too tiny, and that experience, in the name of which one speaks, is all compact of them and shining with them.” Compact and shining: the London aesthete’s ostentatious impassivity becomes the contented quiet of a younger brother peeking at a menagerie hidden behind a fence in a little mansion on Fourteenth Street.
Aside from self-reflections, thoughts, and ideas, Jung also offers recall of early memories—childhood dreams, visions, in connection with his adulthood.
the field-work process of the photo-voice assignment, Evan’s thoughts and pictures made me realize just how similar my own memories of my childhood was to his because as I was analyzing the pictures he took, I noticed those would have been the same pictures I would take if I was the participant....
Why was the experience so memorable?Tips
– Choose a story that connects to a larger theme
– Choose a story with significant details you can include
– Make sure all supporting information ties back into your main idea or thesis
– This essay will flow best as a first person narrative (use I, we, words)
– Dialogue, imagery, description, and figurative language do an excellent job bringing the story to life and helping you establish your own unique voice.
– Read the narrative out loud so you can hear any potential problems
Rubric for EssayFormat – 5 points
– The essay is written in 12 point, Times New Roman Font
– The essay is double-spaced with proper indentation
– The essay includes headers identifying – student’s name, course name, instructor’s name, date
– A title is included and centeredContent – 70 points
– The narrative includes a clear context including the where, when, and whom regarding the event (10 points)
– The narrative includes well-chosen and thoughtfully emphasized details (20 points)
– The narrative is organized in a logical, perhaps chronological way (20 points)
– The narrative includes an appropriate and consistent point of view (10)
– The narrative includes a meaningful point or purpose and connects to a global theme (20 points)Grammar and Mechanics – 25 points
– The writer has used appropriate grammar and spell check
– The write shows command of Standard American English (exceptions would be if unique dialogue is included for effect) adhering to rules regarding parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, subject/verb agreement, tense)
This woman, like me, still had a subscription to her home-town paper, and she had written a poem about her childhood there.
I know a grassy hillsideAbove a river clearA place of peace and pleasureA memory very dear—There were several verses, and as I read I began to understand that she was talking about the same river flats that I had thought belonged to me.“The lines I am enclosing were written from memories of that old hillside,” she said.
With the memories of my brain, it may take me a few minutes to summon up and review a specific event of my life. Conversely, the affective memory is immediate and very powerful, often overwhelming. I may be walking in the woods with my dog, not thinking about anything in particular, when the smell of a wild mushroom brings me back instantly and powerfully to my childhood and hunting mushrooms in the woods with my father or brother.
Nikki-rosa communicates through her childhood memories, the belief that white people and black people have fundamentally different ideas about wealth and happiness....
However, something about this moment was special; because it caused an uncontrollable flood of emotional childhood memories that eventually cause him to “weep like a child for the past” (3,12).