Family Essay Topics

“Panopticism” and “Our Secret”

In Michael Foucault’s reading on “Panopticism” he breaks down the social/economical systems and explains that society’s mentality on the law system. He answers the “why question” in a way certain individuals act and think as they do. Many times his explanation is much branched off into a different level of thinking. In one paragraph in… View Article

Single Life vs. Married Life

Today there are many different opinions in the society about if getting married or stay single. Men and women can choose in the way they prefer to live because nowadays is very common the concept of being married and still being single due to people leaving together without any attachment other than share the same… View Article

A Good Man is Hard To Find

When are people responsible for their actions? According to Simon Blackburn’s theory of “Soft Determinism” people are responsible for their actions as long as true and available information is possessed. Blackburn’s short story revises the compatibilist definition several times. The revised revised definition reads as follows: The subject acted freely if she could have done… View Article

Beautiful Boy and Tweak

Reading two different accounts of the story of a drug addict allows much room for comparison between the two. In the case of David and Nic Sheff’s books, I was surprised at how much similarity there was between the two; they agreed on most points and there was no striking discontinuity in their stories. There… View Article

A Good Man is Hard To Find

In “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”, O’Connor seems to suggest that only through conflicts can the “good” in people be found. The way that the grandmother seems to dwell in the past suggests that she believes that it would’ve been easier to find a “good” man a long time ago. To the grandmother,… View Article

IT WAS THE DAY THAT TURNED MY LIFE UPSIDE DOWN

As we walked through the street and turned the corner and we were there… there at the shopping centre Lewisham Shopping Centre. As we entered I was surprised at first because it was my first time in it after they’ve renovated it but afterwards I got over it. I saw my parents go their separate… View Article

Two Kinds by Amy Tan Literary

The short story “Two Kinds,” is a story in which a young Chinese child is struggling with her mother that wants so badly to change her into this average American girl. Or so the daughter thought, her mother was trying to get her daughter to understand that she can achieve anything that strives to do… View Article

The Era for Stay-at-home Dads

For generations, the gender role stereotype within the family has been the same: the father is a deserved pillar of family, and he has responsibility to be a breadwinner by going out to work to make money rather than staying at home as a homemaker. However, over the past few decades, the conventional gender role… View Article

Counseling Couples: The Complexity of Delicate Situations

Abstract Love is patient and love is kind, according to Corinthians 13:4 yet more and more frequently couples find themselves at impasses not knowing which is better to stay together or to separate. Living in a society of our way right away, right away can present conflicts among couples especially when they each have different… View Article

Young Consumers and the Power of Persuasion

As old generations have died away new generations have poked their way into the world. As man evolves with new generations so do their lifestyles. A few decades ago children would ask their parents for the necessities they need and be okay with what they had. Now it’s backwards. More and more kids are demanding… View Article

In the Country of Men Woman

-Automatic sense of powerlessness initiated by the cultural environment of Libya’s patriarchal society in which woman are severely oppressed. Matars setting in a figurative landscape of Libya in which males obtain an overriding dominance assists in creating a world in which powerless woman is a norm. From the outset of the novel, women are portrayed… View Article

Divorce – Cause and Effect

Before a marriage is fully “matured” 3 out of 10 fail and resort in a divorce. No child want’s to hear the word divorce mentioned by their parents, little alone the other spouse. Many now a days seek divorce as an “easy way out,” given that they have an annulment. Some may even cheat the… View Article

Caylee Anthony: The Disappearance

On July 13, 2008, Cindy and George Anthony found a notice from the post office for a certified letter on their front door. George Anthony picked up the certified letter from the post office, and found that his daughter’s car was in a tow yard. When George picked up the car, both he and the… View Article

An Ideal Husband

Thesis statement: Human defines the ideal husband as the one that is kind, the one that care, and the one that has as only devotion the success and happiness of his family. In the book “An Ideal Husband,” Oscar Wilde, the author, presents Robert and Goring as two men who were ready to do everything… View Article

Women in ancient Greece and ancient Rome

My paper will compare and contrast women in ancient Greece and ancient Rome. It will cover three areas to the woman’s life; marriage, inheritance and social life. Marriage in ancient Greece was considered one of the most important aspects of a woman’s life, yet she had no control over it. When a woman was to… View Article

Romeo and Juliet

In the bouquet of flowers Romeo will send to Juliet, there will be three flowers. The first flower in this bouquet is Acacia. This flower symbolizes secret love. This depicts one of the important themes in this book. Secret love is the whole premise between Romeo and Juliet. They are always trying to keep their… View Article

Chameleon

“Love has no culture, boundaries, race and religion. It is pure and beautiful like early morning sunrise falling in lake.” is a quote by Santosh Kalwar, who writes books about truth, love and relationships. What he expresses is that it doesn’t matter what skin color you have, as long it is real love. In the… View Article

Analyzing Stylistic Choices

Precise writers make linguistic choices to create certain effects. They want to have their readers react in a certain way. Go back through the text and analyze Krakauer’s use of words, sentences, and paragraphs, and take note as to how effective a writer he is. Analyzing Chapters 8–10 Paragraphs In the first part of Chapter… View Article

Taking Things for Granted

Growing up all through life you hear people constantly telling you not to take things in life for granted. I was told that quite often as a child but I usually let it go through one ear and out the other. One day I was faced with the tragic, unexpected death of my uncle and… View Article

Childhood Christmas to Adulthood Christmas

Christmas as a child for me was very fun. I got many presents from Santa as well as many from relatives. Christmas was probably my favorite holiday of the year, to me it meant that if I was good enough Santa would bring me presents. Most of the time I was very good and never… View Article

The role of a family in the society

How Society Functions? A society is a group of people related to each other through persistent relations such as social status, roles and social networks. It allows its members to achieve needs or wishes they could not fulfil alone. Members of a society may be from different ethnic groups and cultures. What Are the Major… View Article

Cinderella Argument Paper

From generation to generation stories are always changing. Fairy tales like Cinderella go from mean step sisters to nice sisters, fairy god mother to a tree. After reading 5 different versions of Cinderella I had to choose which I would decide to read, above the others to my favorite child. After difficult thinking I have… View Article

Abusive Relationships

Abusive Relationships can cause physical and emotional violence, fear, and even guilt. Many abusive relationships often go unheard because of the threat from the abuser. Abusive relationships impact millions of relationships each day and teenage girls are at the highest risk. The impact on these relationships can cause life changing consequences. Abusive relationships can cause… View Article

Analysis of Central Idea in Helena Maria Viramontes’ “The Moths”

The short story “The Moths” by Helena Maria ViraMontes is the story of a Latina granddaughter reminiscing about her relationships between herself and family, most specifically with her grandmother, when the narrator was a teenage girl. The narrator speaks about the indifference she felt among her sisters because she feels she was not pretty enough… View Article

The Lawsuit: Examining the Characters

The definition of a lawsuit is a civil action brought in court in which a plaintiff demands another person, known as the defendant, pay this person equitable resolve (dictionary.com). In other words they want payment for being wronged in the past. If the case is found to be legitimate and proven justifiable, the defendant pays… View Article

Single parent families

Paraphrase: Normally the nuclear family is the ideal family in American society, which consists of a husband, wife, and their children whom they had together. In today’s society there have been some radical changes in the country’s family structures. Most families now are single-parent families. Summary: Over the past couple decades; the choosing of being… View Article

Have parents given too much freedom to their child

Sir/Madam, first of all, I’d like to briefly define and introduce the topic. It means, in this post-modern capitalist human society, attitude of extreme liberalization has led parents lavish too much liberty, blank check and affection on their children which have proved dangerous in each and every aspect. I 100% agree with this statement. This… View Article

Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is a horrible problem: during people’s sunset years, they should relax and be comfortable, not have to worry about abuse from family members and caregivers. However, the issue of people abusing the vulnerable elderly is a growing one in the United States. What causes it? This essay explains a growing theory that accounts… 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

The Worst Day Of My Life

I wish I could say I would never forget but truthfully some of it I have or actually maybe I have not forgotten but more like tucked it away in my unconscious mind and only think about it when triggered. I am talking experiencing the worst day of my life! It happened Aug 19, 2005… View Article