English Essay Topics

English characters

Adela can be paralleled to Kurtz in Conrad’s novella, who like her is in some ways also aware of the power of imperialism and its negative effects, as well as the changes it forces upon those living under its influence. Kurtz was a bright ambitious man drawn to the Congo by imperialism’s force, however unlike… View Article

English coursework essay and commentary

Many teenage girls might shock you with their answers. Describing themselves as ‘ugly’ and ‘fat’. Over the years body-image issues are plaguing girls across the country. As a result of this majority have taken up unhealthy weight-controlling behaviour. This is done by skipping meals, taking laxatives and excessive smoking. Did you know that 9 in… View Article

English oral traditions

In 1978 Basil Bunting wrote that ‘poetry must be read aloud’ (Bunting 1978: 4-5). In this essay I will look at how far the literary oral traditions of England, and in particular Northern England, affected the poetry of Basil Bunting. I will first study what these traditions are. Then I will proceed by seeing how… View Article

Beijing Olympics : Should they be boycotted?

China have great athletes, many of the worlds best. At the last Olympics in Athens China came second place in the medal tally, behind the USA. China is also a very culturally rich country with long standing traditions and cultures that attract millions of visitors from around the world each year. So with a great… View Article

Role of Women in Sense and Sensibility and Othello

It is very interesting how different time periods can produce similar behaviors in women just like in Othello by William Shakespeare which was written in 1603 and Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen in 1811. Despite the different time periods, the two texts have a connection with each other. Though set in different time periods,… View Article

Specialization in english

The field of education has long interested me because I find myself compassionate about teaching. I think that the field of education may serve as a way for me to guide students during their journey towards acquiring knowledge that is essential for their future careers. I am aware that the training required to acquire a… View Article

Study compare-final

Study Sample Objective/Research Question Methodology: Research Setting Methodology: Data Collection & Analysis Findings Grote, E. , Haig, Y. & Oliver, R. (2009) Edith Cowan University Waxman, P. (no date) No institution/ affiliation indicated Milton, M. & Rida, A. (no date) Edith Cowan University Kabir, N. A. (no date) Edith Cowan University Bernat, E. (no date)… View Article

International English

Introduction English is termed as the universal language (Crystal 2003). In almost all regions of the world, English is either their official or second language. Most of the countries in the Western, particularly North America, are using the English language (Burchfield 2003). In addition, some European countries, like the United Kingdom, and Asian countries, like… View Article

English Department

From various literatures, there is no clear definition about what postmodernism is. Dr. Mary Klages (2003), Associate Professor in the English Department at University of Colorado, says that postmodernism cannot be defined in a single term. Instead, postmodernism can be considered as a complex term since it appears as a concept that exists in variety… View Article

The realities in learning english

In learning English as a Second Language (ESL), or perhaps any other second language, two of the biggest challenges is exercising the mouth to pronounce the new lexicon, and ultimately, being able to use the words correctly. Certainly, new language learners struggle with grammatical errors and morphological generalization in the early phase of learning, but… View Article

The importance of studying English

When considering the subject, “English” seems to be both a misleading title and an underestimation of the length and breath of the field of study. Too often, students see these classes as “pointless” exercises in material that has little to no impact on their futures. Knowing the definition of a dependant clause or being able… View Article

English Only In The United States

A countries identity is characterized by many different factors.  It may be the culture of the people, the beliefs, the technological advancement or the degree of economic prosperity.  It cannot be argued, however, that the single factor which brings all of these characteristics together and allows other people to appreciate and understand a country more… View Article

English Mamet Miller

Crucial to the dramatic impact of any stage play are the entrances and exits of the characters, as well as the motivations which drive these entrances and exits.  In both Arthur Millers “Death of a Salesman” and David Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Roos,” pivotal events and sequences of events are set in motion by the entrances… View Article

How A Student Can Get an A or an F in Freshman English

Most students know the answer to the question as to how one gets an A or an F in Freshman English class. The reasons are basically the same with how one gets either grade in their other academic subjects. Also, after going through different English classes from grade school to high school, the student should… View Article

Ten Simple Ways to Improve My English

1. This is what most people would advise: read. Read anything and everything in English. You can read storybooks, newspapers, magazines, blocs, comics, English textbooks, instructions and ingredients on food packages, advertisements, etc. For story books, don’t force yourself to read something too difficult or something you know you won’t enjoy. Make reading fun! Read… View Article