Ceremony Essay Topics

Winston and Offred

As political allegories of both Orwell and Atwood’s periods, the two novels were written as satiric statements, warning future generations of the barbaric problems two authors could see their societies regressing back to. The novels deal with the corruption of originally revolutionary ideas where oligarchy takes control, harbouring its inherent evil of unaccountable power and… View Article

Ongka’s Big Moka

Ongka is a prominent leader of the tribe Kawelka in Highland Papua, New Guinea. This video is about his experiences giving a Moka (or gift) to someone for fame and stature. This video took place in a small tribe that uses pigs as currency for everything. You need pigs to get a wife, to have… View Article

Horace Miner’s Body Ritual Among the Nacirema

Abstract: Horace Miner’s point throughout the entire article of “Body Ritual Among the Nacirema” was to prove to us, Americans, that we are not superior to anyone else or any other culture, society, or religion. We are all the same, and we just to need to keep in the back of our minds that everyone… View Article

Annual Day Essay

Last year, my school SMK Agama Sik organized the Annual Co-Curricular Day in collaboration with Parents-Teachers Association to raise funds for the needy students in my school. The event was held on May of 25, 2013. All the teachers and students participated in the event. They were very excited on that day. Therefore, they were… View Article

Rite of Passage

Rites of passage have existed throughout human history and may be a significant factor in the development of a stable adult personality. Broken down into its most basic elements, a rite of passage involves a separation from society, preparation or instruction from an elder, a transition (in the case of adolescence, from child to adult),… View Article

“The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson

The community has no real knowledge of this ceremony. It seems ridiculous that a community would cling to such a barbaric tradition, especially when they don’t even know the correct way to do it. It becomes apparent this community is very weak-minded. Even the way they congregated at the lottery was done systematically in a… View Article