Narrative Essay Topics

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Songs of Innocence and Experience’

Compare and contrast the ways Margaret Atwood and William Blake present the power of authority over the most vulnerable in society in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Songs of Innocence and Experience’ Both Margaret Atwood and William Blake explore the issue of authority and the power it has over the vulnerable in society in their texts…. View Article

Narrative composition and content

In this essay I will talk about the narration, composition and the content of the newspapers which are published today. These three points are taken very seriously as they play the most important role in the success and failure of the newspapers which are published. I chose a broadsheet newspaper to analyse first as it… View Article

Narrative Essay

I have always believed that I am destined for greater things. As a young child, I have always been involved with things and circumstances that could help mold me into a better individual. I was always inspired to discover new things that were beyond my knowledge, and my unstoppable quest for answers were beneficial. I… View Article

Bartleby, the Scrivener

The nameless narrator of the story starts off by introducing Bartleby to the readers as “strange”: But I waive the biographies of all other scriveners for a few passages in the life of Bartleby, who was a scrivener the strangest I ever saw or heard of (Melville 546). Throughout the entire story, the lawyer will… View Article

Six steps to writing a successful narrative

A narrative should be able to tell a story, whether it relates to fiction or non-fiction ideas. In writing any form of literary narrative, several steps should be followed to arrive at a coherent and consistent whole. The first step involves the identification of an appropriate topic, that which stirs the best interest of the… View Article

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass’ Narrative the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself, was first published in 1845 when author was approximately twenty-eight years old, the autobiography was widely circulated and critically acclaimed by his contemporaries. Remarkable for its vivid descriptions, clarity of tone, and powerful rhetoric, Douglass’ narrative details the deplorable conditions suffered… View Article

The Painted Turtle by Richard Meier

The Painted Turtle situated in Lake Hughes, north of Los Angeles, California is a camp for young people suffering from a variety of chronic diseases.  It was designed by one of the most famous architects of all time and the main figure in the so-called “New York Five,” Architect Richard Meier.  The challenge that was… View Article

Ursula Le Guin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas”

Ursula Le Guin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” is a deeply disturbing story about having all the joys of Utopia at the expense of one child.  Le Guin uses heavy irony and sarcasm to express the narrator’s distaste at the use of this child for the greater gains of the rest of the… View Article

Dale Henry’s book “The Proverbial Cracker”

It is not much questioned about how people mostly wanted to be served and be pleased by others. However, the contrary of this fact was the main theme of Dale Henry’s book “The Proverbial Cracker”. In this particular book it could not be denied that service is the main key for people to get the… View Article

The Relationship between the Embodied Self and the Virtual Self

Numerous discussions have been had regarding the constitution of the self, whether or not there is a single self or numerous selves integrated into one; whether or not the self is created or discovered; and whether or not the self emerges from the psyche or the physical. These dichotomies although well-grounded need not necessarily be… View Article

The Scarlet Gang of Asakusa By Yasunari Kawabata

INTRODUCTION Yasunari Kawabata June (1899 –1972) was a Japanese writer whose was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968 for his auxiliary, poetic and ingeniously colored style of writing. No Japanese author had received the award prior to Kawabata. Besides fiction he also worked as a reporter for Mainichi Shimbun of Osaka. The war… View Article

The Sand Pebbles by Richard McKenna

The Sand Pebbles was written in 1962 by Richard McKenna and it’s about Yangtze River gunboat in 1926 and McKenna had served aboard in 1936. The novel was later acted as film in 1966 that starred Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Mako, Richard Crena and Richard Attenborough. The movie was directed Robert wise after Anderson adapted… View Article

The Spirit World

The Spirit World is a fascinating descriptive narrative relating the three realms of the spirits of the dead. First is the ao kuewa where the “homeless” and “wandering” souls go to. Second is the ao ‘aumakua, the realm of ancestral spirits, and finally the realm of endless night, called ao o Milu. The author unequivocally… View Article

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell’s 2000 bestseller, discusses how some trends becomes gigantically popular while others fade away in the background without even leaving any mark. The Tipping Point, he says, is “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point,” (12) where the “unexpected becomes expected, where radical change is more than possibility”… View Article