First-person Essay Topics

How Dickens uses language

There is a variety of repetition in the passage. Phrases like ‘Dead and Buried’ are repeated to remind us, as readers, that most of Pip’s family is dead. The word ‘buried’, suggests that it happened some time ago and that he never knew them, which makes us feel pity and sympathy for the character. Pip… View Article

Literature Introduction

What Is Literature and Why Do We Study It? • Literature is – Composition that tells a story, dramatizes a situation, expresses emotions, analyzes and advocates ideas – Helps us grow personally and intellectually – Provides an objective base for knowledge and understanding – Shapes our goals and values by clarifying our own identities, both… View Article

Personal or Narrative Essay: My Environmental Practices

Now it’s your turn to write a personal or narrative essay. For this kind of personal writing, you are using the first person perspective. Keep your writing informal. You can make connections to your readings, referring to specific relevant details from the “Ten Things” article, or anything else you have read on how to reduce… View Article

Video Games Cause Violence?

Imagine this, you enter a room, the sound of gunshots ring In your ears, you yell “flash out”, and you storm the room, guns a blazing. You get shot, you’re down, now you re-spawn, to do it all again. Video games have been the blame of a lot of youth violence, yet there was violence… View Article