Alice Munro Research Paper

Alice Munro, nee Alice Ann Laidlaw, was born on July 10, 1931 in Ontario, Canada. Born to a fox farmer father, Robert Eric Laidlaw, and a former schoolteacher mother, Anne Clarke Chamney Laidlaw. She left her family’s farm to study at the University of Western Ontario, where she majored in journalism and English. However, she … Read more

Leymah Gbowees Speech Essay

Leymah Gbowee gave a speech at the Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) conference, titled “Women Building Peace: The Liberian Experience,” about how her life experiences, before, during, and after the Liberian civil war, led her to determine how to fight for Peace successfully. In her childhood, she was raised in a community in Liberia, where … Read more