Culture Essay Topics

History of Jackie Robinson

The movie 42 is a fairly new non-fiction movie describing the life history of Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in the Major Baseball League (MLB) in the modern era, and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers. 42 shows how hard it was in the 1940s to be a black man or… View Article

Should Models Have a Minimum Weight?

What The Size of Models Really Promotes Models over the past decades have become noticeably thinner and thinner creating an ongoing debate: Are models becoming too thin? For a recent example, Bethaney Wallace, a teenage model, dies at the age of 19 from starving herself to death, all for the sole purpose of selling clothes…. View Article

Immigration is a new identity in Brick Lane by Monica Ali

Monica Ali’s Brick Lane and Amulya Malladi’s Serving Crazy with Curry both portray the rising identity changes that occur with the first and second generation immigrants. Both novels reveal that when it comes to immigration, due to a difference in their surroundings and exposure to different cultures the second generation experiences a different setting which… View Article

Violent Video Games Cause Behavior Problems

Video game violence is an increasing problem in today’s society with violence as one of the most popular themes. Games such as “Grand Theft Auto” and “Call of Duty” are among the most popular games and have been scientifically proven to have a major effect on teens. Many people try to argue that there is… View Article

Outline On The History Of Halloween

SPECIFIC PURPOSE:At the end of my speech, my audience should understand three important points of the history of Halloween. THESIS STATEMENT:The three most important points of Halloween can be summed up by looking at its origins, how it came to include jack-o-lanterns and bobbing for apples, and how it is celebrated today in the 21st century… View Article

Comic books

Comic books established themselves as an independent media in which story abides its own rules; progression of story follows by specific use of frames sequences and their composition. Judging by the structure of comic books and graphic novels we can see many similarities with other medias, like movies adaptations of comic books and just movie… View Article

Overcoming Obstacles

After reading the article by Ms. Ann Harrington, “Where there is a will, there’s a way”, it opened my eyes and my way of thinking to a hold different level. I always wondered how people who have experienced some of the same levels of disappointment, setbacks, successes, and failures walk away with very different attitudes,… View Article

The Fate of a Hero: Ironman The Modern Hero

Stories of heroes have been told, written, and passed down since the beginning of time; each unique but following a tight pattern. Joseph Campbell was the first to notice this and wrote a book called The Hero With A Thousand Faces. Campbell wrote about the similarities of every hero’s journey while breaking it down into… View Article

Aztec Food and Agriculture Informative Speech

Informative Speech Outline I. Introduction of cultural component: How does it reflect the culture as a whole? Food is considered to be an important part of Aztec society since the Aztecs had no type of currency for their economy. According to allabouthistory.org, the Aztecs had a barter system, basically a trading system where they used… View Article

Pilot as a job

Pilot – that’s a dream job for every child and pilots are treated like demigods. Everyone aspires to fly high in the sky like birds. Though we have the commercial airlines as an attractive and lucrative career, to fly for the Air force is what everyone desire. Not only is it a matter of pride… View Article

Helen of Troy allusion from Romeo and Juliet

Allusion location: Act 2, Scene 4, line 107 Quote: “Helen and Hero were sluts and harlots.” Plot context: Romeo has just arranged for Juliet and his marriage and is walking home when Mercutio spots him. Mercutio makes jokes about how his girl is so beautiful that she makes the most beautiful women in history look… View Article

Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away and Japaneseness

Japan is a country rich in tradition and culture. Hayao Miyazaki, the face of Japanese anime film world wide, has displayed this culture and Japanese value(s) throughout his career in many of his films. Spirited Away (2001) is arguably his most famous and successful film to date. Throughout the film, there are numerous displays of… View Article

Apple iPhone

Japan to Apple iPhone “No Thanks” and Would Mickey Mouse Eat Shark Fin Soup these two case studies shows what happens when consumer behavior and marketing mix in globalization goes very wrong. These two studies reveal how marketer think they are giving a wonderful product and service in the case of Apple’s the iPhone and… View Article

Family Health

Diversity among individuals, as well as cultures, provides a challenge for nurses when it comes to delivering meaningful health promotion and illness prevention-based education. How do teaching principles, varied learning styles (for both nurses and patients), and teaching methodologies impact the approach to education? How do health care providers overcome differing points of view regarding… View Article

Horatio Alger’s “Ragged Dick”

In the story of “Ragged Dick”, Horatio Alger tells an inspirational story portraying a hero, Dick, to be the embodiment of individual opportunity in American culture. Dick gains mobility up the socio­economic ladder through his good virtue and dedication to higher education. Dick is an honest young “black­boot” with a second­rate shared apartment and low… View Article

Christopher McCandless

Christopher Johnson McCandless (February 12, 1968 – August 1992) was an American hiker who adopted the alias Alexander Supertramp and ventured into the Alaskan wilderness in April 1992 with little food and equipment, hoping to live simply for a time in solitude. Almost four months later, McCandless’s remains were found, weighing only 67 pounds (30… View Article

Compare and Contrast: Death of a Salesman & Oedipus

Compare and Cotrast Separated by almost 3000 years of literature, two plays can still contain similar elements and characteristics that tie the two together. This is the case between the two plays, Oedipus The King and its counterpart Death of a Salesman, one written approximately 430 BC and the other written in 1949. When first… View Article

Comparison Paragraph of Macbeth and Othello

Shakespeare shows a high level of regret in both plays by raising the emotional turmoil sensed by Macbeth and Othello. The climax of this repentance highlights the mental state of distress of both of the main characters, and is followed by a dramatic conclusion. Shakespeare presents Macbeth as regretful by portraying his desire to be… View Article

Cry Freedom

Cry Freedom was a movie that took place in South Africa in the 1970’s. It is a movie about a journalist, Donald Woods, and a black activist, Steve Biko. While Woods was around Biko reporting what was happening, Biko invited Woods to go see one of the impoverished black township so he could see where… View Article

Cultural Diversity in Mauritius: Myth or Reality?

Many people tend to dab the “Mauritian culture,” as a homogenous one. Some deny the cultural diversity in the island evolving harmoniously. In this regard, unity and diversity are interchangeable words. Constituting of ethnic groups and world religions like Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, co-existing with Hinduism and myriad spoken languages, the island’s people avow and practice… View Article

Purple Hibiscus – Character List

Kambili Achike The main character who narrates the story of her family’s breakdown. When the story begins, Kambili is fifteen years old and painfully shy. She lives under the strict Catholic rule of her father, who expects his children to succeed at all costs. As political unrest seizes Nigeria, Kambili is introduced to a new… View Article

History of Reality Shows

1940s-1950s Precedents for television that portrayed people in unscripted situations began in the late 1940s. Queen for a Day (1945-1964) was an early example of reality-based television. The 1946 television game show Cash and Carry sometimes featured contestants performing stunts. Debuting in 1948, Allen Funt’s hidden camera Candid Camera show (based on his previous 1947… View Article

Festivals

Festivals is a celebration of life. These celebrations bring peace and joy to the humanity ,and break the monotony of life. Festivals are numerous in my country. We can divide festivals into three kinds; national, religious and seasonal. In connection with the first kind, the national festivals are celebrated with great patriotic favour. The second… View Article

India: unity in diversity

India is a big country comprising many racial groups with a great number of spoken languages and dialects. There are several religions and sects. These are reflected in their customs, rituals, dresses and festivals. Indian is the cradle of many cultures. In spite of the diversities, the people are united. Though several foreign invaders attacked… View Article

Importance and uses of contrastive linguistics

Introduction: Contrastive Linguistics, roughly defined as a subdiscipline of linguistics which is concerned with the comparison of two or more (subsystems of) languages, has long been associated primarily with language teaching. Apart from this applied aspect, however, it also has a strong theoretical purpose, contributing to our understanding of language typology and language universals. The… View Article

Welcoming and acceptance speech

Hello everyone. Good afternoon to all of you. My name is Wana. On behalf of Cherries Tours I’d like to welcome you all to Pangkor islands. The boat ride to your resort will take about fifteen minutes. I just want to say some few friendly reminders before we reach our destination. Firstly you must always… View Article

The stele of Hammurabi

Dating back to 1792 B.C.E. the Stele of Hammurabi is a significant piece of history known worldwide. This specific piece of art is known for contributing the longest deciphered writings which allows for others to learn significantly about Babylonian art, history, code, and governing. Throughout my paper I will discuss this work of art in… View Article

Argument

The following passage comes from “The Common Life,” a 1994 essay by the American writer Scott Russell Sanders. Read the passage carefully and then write an essay that defends, challenges, or qualifies Sanders’ ideas about the relationship between the individual and society in the United States. Use specific evidence to support your position. A woman… View Article

The Nonmarket Environment of McDonald’s

1. Characterize the four I’s. Issue: Obesity. The house passed an act called Personal Responsibility in Food Consumptions act, and dubbed the cheeseburger bill. It protects food and restaurants from obesity lawsuits. Interest in obesity issue increased after reports done by Centers for Disease Control Prevention estimated deaths from obesity are around 400,000. Trial lawyers… View Article

Play Hamlet vs. Mel Gibson’s movie version

Performance Analysis of Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark” My performance analysis is based on Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark”. This production was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starred Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, and Paul Scofield. In this production of Hamlet, the original old English is used. However,… View Article