England Essay Topics

Indian Relations in Chesapeake and New England

In the 1600’s English settlers came to America seeking refuge, and land. Upon coming to America the settlers crossed paths with the natives and eventually lead to a variety of relationships. There were various factors that shaped the relations in certain regions such as the Chesapeake Bay and New England. The events that lead up… View Article

Criticism of Industrial England

In Hard Times Charles Dickens criticizes several aspects of life among the lower classes working in factories in England during the nineteenth century. This paper will examine three of the subject Dickens condemns in Hard Times: Grandgrindism, the divorce laws in England at the time and bad education for children. Hard Times is set in… View Article

UK National Stereotypes

Personality tests indicate that national stereotypes are constructed on the basis of prejudices and rumours. “Themselves” consider them to be superior in all respects to anyone else in the world, allowing other nations to assume a number of qualities, becoming less in number as these countries move away – the farthest country being the poorest… View Article

England

Until lately England was normally considered as a calm, enchanted land freeze outlined for a while in the 1930s, residence of the post office, country inn and church house. It’s now known for lively cities with great nightlife and lure, contrasted with pleasant and green countryside. From Tower Bridge and Stonehenge to Oxford and Eton,… View Article

Colonial Life in the 1700s

When the English first settled in America, they had no intention of creating a new nation. They “continued to view themselves as Europeans, and as subjects of the kings. Some believed that if a nation were to arise from the English dominance in the New World, it would be identical to the English empire. However,… View Article

This is Britain

The Romans were in Britain until the beginning of 5. And the south-eastern part of the island were much Romanized. It was formed by five municipalities in the Roman style: Kamulodunum (now Colchester), Verulamium (St. Albans), Lindum (Lincoln), Glevum (Gloucester) and Eborakum (York). All but Verulamiuma, were military settlements. Other cities were founded as centers… View Article

British and American English in Hk

Hong Kong was a colony of British in the past. Under a British education system, the English we learnt in school are supposed to be British English. But nowadays, more and more Hong Kong people start to use American English in their daily conversions. Some people think that using both British and American English may… View Article

How successful has the government and the Bank of England

The bank of England and the government has worked tirelessly to counter the threat of recession and inflation particularly over the last two years. Both have worked in tandem and introduced a number of economic policies to ensure that the country does not become the target of the dreaded recession. The problems came about due… View Article

English for Specific Purposes

Once upon a time, there was a city called ELT. The people of ELT led a comfortable, if not extravagant, life, pursuing the noble goals of literature and grammar. There were differences, of course: some people preferred to call themselves EFL people, while others belonged to a group known as ESL. But the two groups… View Article

How Did William Win the Battle of Hastings?

On January 5th 1066, the English king Edward the Confessor died-childless. This meant that was going to be a fight over who would have the throne. There were three competitors- Harold Godwinson, William of Normandy, and Harald Hardrada. Harold Godwinson was an Englishman and was brother-in-law to Edward himself. Apparently it was said that on… View Article

Late-2000s recession

European Tour Operators have managed to achieve a strong position in the tourism industry. The two biggest ones, TUI Travel and Thomas Cook, have a large market share. However, in the latter part of the decade, between 2007 and 2010 the industry has experienced a downturn because of the turbulent environment which was created new… View Article

Cheap Air Travel

In contemporary society, it is an interesting phenomenon that cheap air travel is becoming increasingly popular. Yet at the same time, people have different opinions over whether it is advantageous for our life. Some people asserts that its advantages outweigh its disadvantages while others argue the reverse. Personally, I’m in favor of the former view…. View Article

Language of Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Dafoe’s popular novel, originally titled The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner: Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an uninhabited Island on the Coast of America, near the Mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque; Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men… View Article

‘Ozymandias’ by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Compare the way the central characters are presented in ‘checking out me history’ by John Agard and ‘Ozymandias’ by Percy Bysshe Shelley. The poems ‘Checking out me History and ‘Ozymandias’ both use a wide range of various language and structure techniques to explore in great detail the central characters as well as their thoughts and… View Article

England and the Colonies

The origins of the United States of America can be traced to the colonization of England in the 17th and 18th centuries. Thirteen of the states that are now part of the nation were initially English colonies. However, the relations between England and the colonies were severed when British policies proved to be too oppressive… View Article

The History of England Since 1688

When King Charles II died in 1685, King James II ascended to the throne in 1688. Being a Catholic, his first action was to work for the revocation of the Test Act. When Parliament denied his request, King James II abolished the legislature. As a sign of protest, he appointed Catholics to civil and military… View Article

Leave Counterterrorism of England

Works of art reflect the influences of the period, during which artists have created them. Any form of art exposes the trends prevailing in the period of time when the art was created. Paintings belonging to varied periods differ from each other, as the artists follow a style that is reminiscent of the period they… View Article

Will No One Rid Me of This Meddlesome Priest?

The theme of Church vs. State has been an ongoing struggle between two opposing powers: the immovable object versus the unstoppable force. What happens when the collision occurs? The necessity of a separation between church and state lies mainly in that a freedom of religion should be allowed to all, as opposed to a particular… View Article

Henry VIII as a King, Evaluation

To an extent Henry VIII achieved his aims as King between 1509-1515. Whilst he achieved aims such as to have glory in battle such as with France to earn prestige and therefore establish greater power within the European countries, he did fail in some aspects with most set aim as king. An example of this… View Article

The influence of Norman Conquest on Old English

The world of Old English Literature underwent a radical upheaval due to the invasion of the new French Language and culture which was an aftermath of the Norman conquest of 1066 which set into motion a very different trend of life and literature in the island of Brittany. The influence of the Norman culture, especially… View Article

Why Did the English Civil War Begin

This essay will discuss a balanced argument on how the English Civil War began and who was responsible for it. The war was between King Charles I and Parliament. The winners in the end were Parliament on the 3rd of September 1651, when Parliament defeated Charles’ army. This will also include the 4 main factors,… View Article

Doing Business in the U.K.

Business Etiquette UKThe United Kingdom (UK) is comprised of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It is important not only to be aware of these geographical distinctions but also the strong sense of identity and nationalism felt by the populations of these four countries. The terms ‘English’ and ‘British’ are not interchangeable. ‘British’… View Article

Sir Richard Hawkins

Sir Richard Hawkins was an explorer, soldier and privateer. He followed in his father footsteps and became a well-respected mariner. He explored his whole live and never stopped looking for adventure out on the open see. We began with his live on land, then his maritime days and last end up at why he was… View Article

Queen Elizabeth: Influential, Inspiring, and Intelligent

Queen Elizabeth was thought of as one of the greatest rulers of England. Throughout Queen Elizabeth’s life, religion always played a huge role, since she was brought up Protestant. However, during the time of her reign, religion was very controversial. Being the Queen, it was expected of Elizabeth to marry and have children to take… View Article

Assess the Significance of Henry Viii as a Renaissance Monarch

Henry Viii was crowned in the early 16th century, during the renaissance period. The renaissance period reflects back on the 15th century Florence, Italy where the rise of religious philosophy, nationalism and interest in the arts, humanities and architecture was dominated in pop culture. Henry Viii reflected these aspects as a renaissance monarch. However his… View Article

A Brief History of English and American Literature

The Norman conquest of England, in the 11th century, made a break in the natural growth of the English language and literature. The old English or Anglo−Saxon had been a purely Germanic speech, with a complicated grammar and a full set of inflections. For three hundred years following the battle of Hastings. this native tongue… View Article

The Ballad of East and West: What is it about?

The poem, The Ballad of East and West by Rudyard Kipling is about India versus England. With the use of military, England took over India.  An Indian rebel named Kamal steals the Colonel’s mare, so the Colonel sends his son after him. When the Colonel’s son finally catches up to Kamal at a place called… View Article

Civil War in the Summer of 1642

There were a number of factors and subsequently a number of people who were crucial in aggravating the outbreak of the first English civil war, but most of these people were apart of two prominent parties, namely the royalists and parliamentarians. Of these two groups, two figures outstand as bitter rivals, King Charles I and… View Article

Malham Field UK

Malham field is very vast piece of land situated the northern eastern of the England. It lies within the Yorkshire part of England. The region has wide variations of geographical features which contribute to the attractiveness of the region as centre of tourism attraction. The region has therefore been a region of great importance in… View Article

The Formation of the English Nation

1. During the period from the 6th to the 3rd century B.C. a people called the Celts spread across Europe from the east to the west. Some Celtic tribes invaded Britain. Celtic tribes called the Picts penetrated into the mountains on the North; some Picts as well as tribes of Scots crossed over to Ireland… View Article