Play Essay Topics

Violent video game debate

Hook: A lot of people in this room alone have probably at least once played a violent video game or at least have seen someone play a game that is violent. Games such as Call of Duty, Halo, or Gears of War. Heck I own all three of those games, but that’s beside the point…. View Article

Video game aggression

As technology continues to forge ahead concerns about its effects on the populace are raised. Whether it be microwave ovens causing cancer or cell phones causing accidents, people are always interested in researching, and often condemning, these new products. Such is this case with videogames. Ever since PongO swept the nation, scholars have been researching… View Article

Video Game

Defense of the Ancients (commonly known as DotA) is a real-time online or LAN strategy computer game composing of two to ten or twelve players where you can choose from over ninety unique characters you can play on. It requires focus, strategy, quick hands and quick thinking when you are in difficult situations. The objective… View Article

The Effects of Video Games on Society

Perhaps the most positive way video games are being used these days are in the classroom. Video games challenge students to think and solve problems (Vlasak and Ranaldo 36). These educational games must take on an approach that involves gaming and must also be “fun. ” Suggestive evidence includes that spatial visualization skills improve with… View Article

The Beutiful Game

Many people think soccer is a game of intensity where winning is everything but that is not always true. To me soccer is having fun. Some people have what it takes and others do not. Soccer is intense, but winning is not everything. Enjoying the game and playing the way that makes you feel good… View Article

Play and Game

According to Merriam Webster “a hobby is a pursuit outside one’s regular occupation engaged in especially for relaxation”. Most of us have hobby because having a specific interest on something facilitates a balance between our physical and mental state. They can be either physical activities or mental activities. For me, cricket is my hobby because… View Article

The game of winners

“You can have the top stars to bring the attention, you can have the best stadium, you can have the best facilities, and you can have the most beautiful project in terms of marketing and all this kind of thing. But all of that is worthless if everybody forgets where this game has come from,… View Article

Video games

“What Video Games Have to teach us about Learning and Literacy” I’m sure that we all are, or were at one time, around video games whether we were playing the game or someone we know was playing. Most adults think children spend too much time playing video games. I know my mom is constantly yelling… View Article

Facebook Games

Facebook is a worldwide social network in which people all around the world socialize with one another. Not only do people log on to Facebook to tell all of their business they also log on to play the free online social games and playing games on Facebook can be addictive. In other words, people sit… View Article

Everyman Play Analysis

The play “Everyman” remains nobody indifferent and thus is attractive for many readers, because the play is the best example of the medieval morality play. The genre of the play is presented by allegory aiming at dramatizing moral struggle that can be considered as universal and individual as well. The play is interesting, because it… View Article

Game design

Introduction, my game concept is based around football and cars hence the name soccer cars. My game is targeted for both core and casual gamers as the game might be addictive to both groups of gamers rather than one. The concept will introduce a new experience to the gaming world, the basic idea for the… View Article

The game of basketball

It was the moment I had always dreamed of. For my very last high school basketball game, I was playing in the state championship. So much hard work and dedication was put into the season. I was confident my team would be leaving with a win. Little did I know, we would lose in the… View Article

Game and Passage

Great agony of spirit, went into the bright moonshine, mounted his horse and rode off into the world. He met holy hermits of the Vindhya Mountains and talked to them but he was not satisfied. Then he went to the jungle with five disciples and there he gave himself up to fasting and penance. But… View Article

Life Is a Game

“Each player must accept the cards life deals them: but once they are in hand, they alone must decide how to play in order to win the game. ” – Voltaire “For when the One Great Scorer comes To write against your name, He marks – not that you won or lost – But how… View Article

Video game – Game

Defense of the Ancients (commonly known as DotA) is a real-time online or LAN strategy computer game composing of two to ten or twelve players where you can choose from over ninety unique characters you can play on. It requires focus, strategy, quick hands and quick thinking when you are in difficult situations. The objective… View Article

Nonviolent video game

Video games originated as a new form of relaxation back about 30 years ago, with the first ones being just basic ideas and basic goals. But as time has gone on they have grown into a far greater thing spanning to all walks of like. There are hundreds of ways to help alleviate the stress… View Article

Is the Game Theory, the Right Game

Yes, indeed the game theory is the right game. Business is not about winning and losing nor is it about how well you play the game. The essence of business success lies in making sure you’re playing the right game. The challenge for us is to make sure we’re playing the right game. There are… View Article

“The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde

The play “the Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde is comedy telling the story of two young men – Algernon and Jack – who decid to pretend that they support only earnest relations and their names are Ernest in order to impress their ladies. Young ladies, in their turn, think that their names are… View Article

The Unexpected Man By Yasmina Reza

The author of the play Yasmina Reza was known for her talent in making effective use of metaphors as major source of emotional indications between the acts of characters that primarily identifies the uniqueness of her works. The Unexpected Man then directly shows this particular characteristic of Yasmina’s writing. Her talent and skills in making… View Article

A Story Review from the 16th Century

CHARACTERS: THE KING THE EARL OF CORNWALL SIR HUGH LACY, Earl of Lincoln. ROWLAND LACY, otherwise disguised as HANS, nephew of Sir Hugh Lacy ASKEW, another nephew of Sir Hugh Lacy SIR ROGER OATELEY, Lord Mayor of London. Master HAMMON, Master WARNER and Master SCOTT: Citizens of London. SIMON EYRE, the Shoemaker. ROGER, commonly called… View Article

Three Tall Women Play Analysis

An Analysis on the Play Character A             In the light of Act One, A, already in her 92, has felt the forces of nature against her.  She has felt her weakness and frailness that she could hardly move or do things on her own.  Bringing to mind back her younger days, she has felt… View Article

Topdog/Underdog Play

I will have to agree that Topdog/Underdog is one of the best plays that we have read so far. I especially enjoyed A Doll’s House and Six Characters in Search of an Author, and I think that it is unfair to judge them alongside each other because although they are all plays, they deal with… View Article

Playing with A Doll’s House: Visions for a Play

The story apparently being a vivid description of simple yet elegant looks of the author’s time, Henrik Ibsen’s novel, A Doll’s House, would be gorgeously played with costumes and dress designs that better suits the characters’ individual personalities. The set design, needing only to show the Helmer’s apartment, the living room in particular, would have… View Article

King Lear

Shakespeare’s “King Lear” in a play filled with betrayal and various acts of deception. This becomes evident in the first few lines. The superficiality of Goneril and Regan empty words combined with their lack of love for their father foreshadows the events to come. We first see dishonesty in Act1 Scene1 with Lears “love test”…. View Article


Peter Shaffer’s play, Equus, tells a young man’s story of faith and struggle. Through Alan, Shaffer explores man’s relationship with God and himself, the concept of pain and passion, and eventually, shame. Indeed, Alan blinded the horses because he was shamed, not merely of his inability to perform, but more so because Equus, through the… View Article

Commentary on ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

In the novel ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ by Tennessee Williams, a scene that often catches the attention of readers is the poker scene. It begins when Blanche and Stella return from seeing a show too early, not wanting to have been a distraction or a nuisance while the men played poker. Stanley rudely dismisses the… View Article

Cosi Lewis Nowra

Lewis Nowra’s semi autobiographical play ‘Cosi’ is a touching yet biting portrayal of human relationships in a Melbourne mental institute, where the patients are astracised by society. Throughout the play Lewis Nowra illustrates each and every character that suffers with a mental illness as normal people with a desire to do or think things different… View Article

Analysis of the Play Equus

With its minimalistic set design, small cast, and a stage with nearly no lighting, Peter Shaffer’s play Equus relies heavily on a masterfully written script to spread its message with the audience. The play is “neither great theatre nor bad psychology, but it has elements of both” (Witham). With the assistance of the character Martin… View Article

How I Learned to Drive Analysis

In Paula Vogel’s “How I Learned to Drive”, we follow our protagonist nicknamed “Lil Bit” on a gut wrenching, and downright disturbing journey through her adolescence, told as a series of narrations, monologues, and flashbacks with the occasional interjection of a PSA like voice over. The play recounts the physical and emotional abuse Lil Bit… View Article

The Significance of Marriage and Friendship in Our Town

Companionship is arguably one of the most important things in the world. Without companionship, it has been scientifically proven that a person becomes depressed, lonely, and in extreme circumstances, insane. Two forms of companionship are marriage and friendship. Most people spend their entire lives seeking new friends, waiting until they find someone special enough to… View Article