Biographical Essays College
In college, I studied illustrated books from an academic standpoint.
Meriwether Lewis, a driven and often tormented soul, led an expedition of discovery that expanded a young nation's economic potential, increased its scientific understanding, and enhanced its worldwide reputation." Fill the body of your biography with material that gives insight into your subject's personality.
Then he took me to an artist friend's studio where we silkscreened 50 copies of a drawing I'd made for the cover. I am fascinated by the intersection of words and images – the way meanings of words can be altered by changing their presentation.
An actor varies her intonation, or an illustrator changes a line – and the story is new.
Every student will write a biography at some point, but the level of detail and sophistication will differ.
A fourth grade biography will be much different from a middle school-level biography or a high school or college-level biography.