English Essays

Rachel & Her Children by Jonathan Kozol

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Reviews work on human & social problems of poverty & homelessness in U.S. as illustrated in lives of woman & her children.

The Romantic Poets Were Not Prophets

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An argumentative paper about Romantic poets and how their poetry is viewed today.

Stephen Dedalus and the Irish Nationalist Cause

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An examination of the main character in James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. The author examines the character’s loyalties to Catholicism and Irish nationalism.

Women and Eccentricity

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A comparative essay on the the characters of Eliza Doolittle in Shaw’s Pygmalion and the Dog-woman in Sexing the Cherry by Winsterston.

Tale of Two Cities

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A narrative essay in the form of Sydney Carton’s diary depicting a group of events and their consequences, from Charles Dickens’ “Tale of Two Cities”.

Stories of John Cheever

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Analyzes stories’ critical depiction of suburbia & its shallow residents.

Modern Romance

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A look at the changes in the depiction of romance in literature.

The American Supreme Court by Robert Mccloskey

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Critical review of history of court, constitutional power, major justices, cases & issues (social regulation, civil rights, criminal law, essay for sale).

Warrior Ethos

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A paper discussing how “competitive, organized injury” is integral to our way of life, using football as an intelligible mirror to the whole process.

Life in the Details: The Clown

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A look at Heinrich Boll’s The Clown. An analysis of the themes of the novel with focus on the theme of life.

An Analysis of the 14th Century

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This paper examines the 14th Century, part of the Middle Ages as they were more commonly referred to in history.

A Travel Narrative by Richard Mulhew

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A travel log of a fictitous time traveller.

The Leopard

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This paper discusses the Italian Revolution and Unification as presented in the great Italian novel ‘The Leopard’ by Giuseppe Di Lampedusa.

Effective Writing Techniques

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A look at different methods used for effective writing in public school programs.

Bridal Du and Oriole

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An examination of character changes in Bridal Du and Oriole in the Yuan Dynasty Chinese plays “The Story of the Western Wing” and “The Peony Pavilion”.

Barbara Kingsolver’s The Bean Trees

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Examines role & meaning of unorthodox family, friendship, nurturing in feminist novel.

Melville’s Machine

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A look at the works of writer Herman Melville.

Hemingway’s Heroes

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An examination of Hemingway’s characters in two famous novels: `In Our Time` and `A Farewell to Arms`.

Wizard of Oz

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Compares book by L. Frank Baum & 1939 film, critical views, plot, characters, popularity.

The Piano

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An analysis of the two female characters in the book, “The Piano” by Jane Campion and Kate Pullinger.

Fahrenheit 451

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A persuasive essay advocating the reading of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, including both sides of the issue and a short biography on Ray Bradbury.

Black and White Feminist Experiences

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An essay contrasting the experiences of black and white women, using Betty Friedan’s The Problem That Has No Name and A Black Feminist Statement.

A Good Man is Hard to Find: A Moment of Change

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A review of Flannery O’ Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find”.

Mansfield Park: Stasis Validation or Social Critique?

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A critical analysis of ‘Mansfield Park by Jane Austen. The author gives a brief outline of the main themes of the book and provides an analysis of the criticisms by various writers.

Active Euthanasia is Necessary

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The author argues for the practice of euthanasia and supports his argument by providing real examples.