Marriage Essay Topics

Same-sex Marriage

Marriage is the legal or religious ceremony that formalizes the decision of two people to live as a married couple. Evidence of the beginning of marriage can date all the way back to ancient Mesopotamia and Babylonia. During this time period, is when such ideas as wedding, marriage, and divorce began developing. The traditional average… View Article

Gender Role in Triffles

The roles and rights of women in the Victorian era up to nineteen hundreds differ drastically from where women stand today. In the play “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, females are portrayed to be an insignificant part of society compared to the importance of males. Susan Glaspell’s play Trifles is a murder mystery type of play… View Article

Should Gays Be Allowed to Marry

Marriage: a legally recognized relationship, established by civil or religious ceremony, between two people who intend to live together as sexual and domestic partners. Typically this is between a man and a woman, in love, as they come before their families, to pledge to spend the rest of their lives together. As times continue to… View Article

Irish Family Structure

Family is a combination of unconditional love, although the function or purpose of a family might be similar, family structure differs all over the world. As that being said there is a huge difference between the United States and Ireland. I choose to pick Ireland because it’s a small country and it’s a country we… View Article

Qualitative Study of Reasons for (Non) Participation in Physical Recreation

The objective of this qualitative study is to investigate and compare the responses of single and married women that do not participate in physical recreation. Lack of physical activity from married and single women has been studied less extensively than men’s physical activity. (Vehoef, Love & Rose 2003) The issue of non-participation in physical activity… View Article

Traditional Marriage

“In Sacred Rite or Civil Right,” Howard Moody, a Baptist minister, discusses his inner thoughts on the subject of marriage. He explains the tradition of marriage and informs the rights and freedoms of the people along with describing how it all affects people whether they are against it or with it. Most Christians of all… View Article

Marriage Is Important in Turkey

I cannot imagine a Turkey without marriage. Marriage in literal meaning the contract made by a man and woman to live as husband and wife but in religious meaning Marriage is valued as a sacrament because the couple is keeping each other’s merits intact by committing themselves and by committing to God that they both… View Article

Despairing Companionship

“Modern Love,” a poetic sequence by George Meredith, describes a skeptical opinion on the idea of modern love. Meredith’s devastating tone, complex similes and metaphors, and dark imagery convey a sad and regretful outlook on the love of this time. “Modern Love” is riddled with a tone full of regret and heartache, making this modern… View Article

Cohabitation Before Marriage

Does living together before marriage help or hurt relationships? This question has plagued couples for the last few decades, as both the numbers of those living together without being married and the rate of divorce has grown. I think living together before marriage can only help people avoid divorce, as they are given the chance… View Article

Research on Premarital Sex

Premarital sex is sexual intercourse engaged in by persons who are unmarried. It is generally used in reference to individuals who are presumed not yet of marriageable age or between adults who will presumably marry eventually, but who are engaging in sexual activity prior to marriage (Wikipedia, 2009). Premarital Sex is so common nowadays because… View Article

Roles of Men, Women and Slaves and What Their Significance

The population of Athens was made up of four distinct groups: Male citizens, foreigners, slaves and women. For the purpose of this paper my intent is to show the different roles of men, women and slaves and what their significance was in the life of Athens during the Classical Age of Greece 479-336 B.C.E. Athens… View Article

Saving Sourdi

Part I In “Saving Sourdi” by May-Lee Chai, the author creates Sourdi and Nea’s characters using description, narration, dialog, and commentary. Description “Sourdi looked like a statue that had been rescued from the sea. She was smooth where I had angles and soft where I was bone. Sourdi’s face was round, her nose low and… View Article

Silas’ House, a Parchment of Leaves

Silas House’s, A Parchment of Leaves plays through the life of one of House’s most vivid and compassionate characters, Vine, a full blood Cherokee raised in the rural mountains of Kentucky. House’s use of spiritual surroundings displays the beauty and wonder that structures the novel. As the reader sees Vine grow from young adult, into… View Article

The Good Earth: the Oppression of Women in Pre-Revolutionary China

It is no secret that Chinese women have long been prevented from experiencing many of the freedoms women in the west generally have; even during the time periods western women would say their freedoms were limited, at best. Women truly were and perhaps still are treated as second class citizens in China but The Good… View Article