What is a biography essay?
What is the assignment? Write a biography essay of any (historically relevant) Latin American woman; lifespan: from the colonial period (1500s) until the early 20th century (about 1930s). What is a biography essay? You should tell the story of a person’s life! It can be chronological or not, depending on how you are going to approach your subject. Things to keep in mind: birth date, place of origin, death date, main turning points on a person’s life should be included. You should: pick a country/ topic first, do research, choose your subject. Highly recommended: pick a person who may be related to some of your interests! For example: if you are into science, sports, literature or music, among others! You can use our course materials to find your historical subject. Past subjects: Frida Kahlo (Mexico), Chica da Silva (Brazil), Paulina Luigi (Uruguay), Manuela Saenz (Ecuador); Minerva Bernardino (Dominican Republic); strategy: you could pick a subject from the same country you may want to cover in your final essay! Key: your essay will run through SafeAssign for plagiarism! NO WIKIPEDIA! Requirements: three secondary sources (academic articles or books) and one primary source. No news websites, no random websites of any sort! For primary sources: depend on your subject! Formatting: 3 pages, double spaced, Word doc (no PDFs), 12pt, Times New Roman Required: Title, Introduction, Body Paragraphs, Conclusion Required: Bibliography (3 secondary sources and one primary source)