Write an autobiographical essay about a significant event or person in your life. Choose the event or person with your readers in mind. The subject should be one that you feel comfortable presenting to others and that will lead readers to reflect on their own lives or on the differences between your personal experiences and their own. Present your experience dramatically and vividly so that readers can imagine what it was like for you. Through a careful choice of words and details, convey the meaning and importance in your life – the autobiographical significance – of this event or person.
The paper must be two to three pages in length (not including title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style. Cite your resources in text and on the reference page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar.
I have always had a passion for animals, especially wild animals and many wondered what I saw in them that made me become a wildlife conservationist. People say that the eyes communicate a lot, and when I look at an impala or a cheetah cub, I see a lot of things as if that animal is trying to tell me something. This is strange coming from a person who was born and raised in New York City. The best childhood memories are those of my father carrying me on his shoulders as we walked around the zoo. My parents worked in government offices and once……………….
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