American films Essay Topics

Great expectations – review of three film versions

In my English lessons I have been reading great expectations as part of my pro 1914-prose study, and have chosen to do my media assignment on film adaptations of the book. I will be comparing and contrasting the three film versions, David Leans 1945 film is the eldest version which is in black and white,… View Article

Advice: Times

“No Michael no more baseball” my mother nagged. She had nagged on about this for the past month and a half. She really didn’t want me to play anymore I guess. But I didn’t listen to her because I felt that I was at my prime. So I played again but this time it was… View Article

First Day of High School

Walking into a brand new school for the first time with a bundle of happiness and a twisted knot in your stomach indicating just how nervous you really are, sure is a way to start your first day of high school. It is natural on the part of every student to remember the first day… View Article

Junot Diaz’s Becoming a Writer: Dedication and Persistence

The piece of work titled “Becoming a Writer”, written by Junot Diaz, is a short story showing the importance of dedication and persistence in order to become a good author. Diaz begins by explaining his difficulty in getting past the “75 page mark” in a novel he had been working on. He explains how no… View Article

On Becoming a Writer

In “On Becoming a Writer,” the author, Russell Baker, expressed his interest in writing as a way of thinking about himself and forming an identity. “The only thing that truly interested me was writing, “he states. “It was the only thing for which I seemed to have the smallest talent…” Even though he used to… View Article

The Tempest and William Shakespeare

In the Tempest, written by William Shakespeare in 1611, Prospero the sorcerer was the Duke of Milan until Antonio usurped his power. Prospero is banished to an isolated island with his daughter Miranda. Here he practiced his sorcery and controlled every aspect of Miranda’s life. Prospero used his sorcery to create a magnificent tempest to… View Article

Poetry Essay

The three poems Remember written by Christina Rossetti, A Mother In A Refugee Camp by Chinua Achebe and Poem at Thirty-Nine by Alice Walker share the same negative theme of loss and separation. Remember explores the pain felt by losing loved ones. A Mother In A Refugee Camp emphasizes the relationship between a mother and… View Article

I had a dream about you

The beginning of the poem is about a dream reflecting the beginning of a relationship, or more specifically, your relationship. In your dream it seems you had a lot of fun, throwing oranges at your boyfriend, and all the kisses. In the next dream, you’re progressing in the relationship, and things get a bit more… View Article

Another evening at the club

The bond between a young bride and a much older husband is one always filled with much confliction, but security. In the short story “Another Evening at the Club” we explore this very bond. Samia, a Muslim woman who have found herself to be suited with a man, a rather wealthy, important man named Abbond… View Article

Cause and effect essay

The demands of being a student-athlete in high school or college can be extremely challenging in terms of budgeting your time for your academics/school work, and what little free time that remains for social activities, or one’s personal life. In this essay I will discuss the effects about being a student athlete because many people… View Article

Concept Essay on Love

Love is a complex emotion of attachment and obsession. Love cannot be classified so easily, though; it cannot be stuffed into a social concept and left there. Love has many different meanings to many different people; it can be tossed aside like a dirty rag, unimportant and forgotten, or cherished and cared for like a… View Article

Essay on heroes

Heroes Introduction Paragraph: ●Hook Comparing Beowulf to my hero, David. Both courageous fighting against evil ●Thesis Unexpected heroes to defeat great evil. ●Transition Body Paragraph 1: ●Strongest point ●Introduction Hero’s don’t always come from our current Military, some don’t even come from the same country as we are. Having faith, sometimes a hero is the… View Article

Analysis of ‘‘The Lifeguard’’ by Mary Morris

‘‘The Lifeguard’’ by Mary Morris is a short story that focusses on change over time. A lifeguard accustomed to be the lord of all he surveys and with a big self-esteem, has a rude awakening when he proves deficient in the first aid needed to save a toddler, Becky, on the beach. The author demonstrates… View Article

The Hovey and Beard Company Case

Discuss how the principles of job design and reinforcement theory apply to the performance problems at the Hovey and Beard Company. According to Ivancevich “Job Design is the process by which managers decide individual job tasks and authority” (p.150), furthermore managers decide about the content, responsibility and duties of the job. Managers have the power… View Article

the Secret Life of Walter Mitty

“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” The story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is a tragic story. In my opinion, Mitty is not satisfied with his actual life so fantasy life is his secret life. He doesn’t like real world and the role he plays in life. Mitty is not sure of what he… View Article