Sentence Essay Topics

How to Repair Run-on Sentences

The following run-on sentence can be fixed in one of five different ways: “At the family reunion, Ellen enjoyed seeing aunts, uncles, and cousins that she had not seen in years, teenage children became quickly bored and were glad when it was time to go home”. The first option is to separate it into two… View Article

Hey I Would Like to Smoke Weed

Opinion essays are discursive essays in which we present our personal opinion on a particular topic. They are normally written in a formal style. An opinion essay consists of: * an introduction in which we introduce the topic and state our opinion clearly. * a main body which consists of two or more paragraphs, each… View Article

Comparison-Contrast (Revising Activities)

1. Of the statements that follow, which would not make effective thesis statements for comparison-contrast essays? Identify the problem(s) in the faulty statements and revise them accordingly. Although their classroom duties often overlap, teacher aides are not as equipped as teachers to handle disciplinary problems. This college provides more assistance to its students than most… View Article

Preparation for Writing an Essay

Before you start writing an essay, you need to decide three things. What are you writing about? Who do you imagine will be reading your essay? What do you want to tell them? A popular kind of essay is to offer your reader an opinion or argument. You can write a successful essay by starting… View Article

Relative Clause vs. Appositive

An appositive is a word placed after another word to explain or identify it. The appositive always appears after the word it explains or identifies. It is always a noun or a pronoun, and the word it explains is also a noun or pronoun. Example: My uncle, a lawyer, is visiting us. My teacher, Miss… View Article

Reverdie Recitation

I wanted to recite this poem to my father in father’s day last Sunday and I did it. Before I started memorizing the poem, I wanted to understand it very well. At the beginning, it cost me a little bit to understand the meaning of all those words and the poem in general, but after… View Article

What Is a Cliché?

A cliché can be two things. It can be an overused expression, something that is said a lot that has become some common, it no longer really has any relevance or is even noticed in convrsation. Phrases such as “to this day” or “next thing I knew” are examples of such a cliche, and you… View Article

What Makes a Good Story

A well-written piece of literature makes you feel like you are really within the pages of the book. There are many ways for an author to achieve this and develop a “good” story. For me, a story has to grab my attention right from the beginning sentence. That can happen with a question, a statement,… View Article

Bullying Repsonse

In text A and Text B there are a variety of different techniques displayed throughout to portray bullying. Text A is more of a personal account of bullying which includes lots more emotive language wheras Text B is more of a summary of text A, which includes more of an opinion on bullying. Text A… View Article

Defined the Three Different Types of Breach of Contract

In Contracts there are many terms used that sometimes may get confusing. Other times it is hard to tell which words mean what and how to use them properly in a sentence; the word condition being one of them. There are so many uses for the word and it may be used as a form… View Article

Achieving the American Dream

One would think that purchasing your first home would be a very fascinating experience; after all it is one of the most major purchases of your entire life. In America, home ownership ties in with the American Dream and the spirit of working hard to one day earn through hard work a home with a… View Article

A Journey of a Hundred Miles Begins with a Single Step

It means that however long your journey or how big and impossible the change you want to make it starts with just one step, or action. If you have a long term goal, you cannot achieve it without taking steps or measures to achieve them. For example, I want to become a doctor. Well 10… View Article

Gooseberry Season Help?

Simon Armitage writes many poems about the topic of violence. Two of such poems dealing with the issue of violence are ‘hitcher’ and ‘gooseberry season.’ The poem ‘hitcher’ gives us a hint that the poem may be about a hitch-hiker. The title is suitable for the poem because its called ‘hitcher’ who is short for… View Article

Coherence and Unity

Coherence and Unity are related, but they are not the same thing. You may have a unified paragraph in which all the sentences are relevant to the controlling idea of the topic sentence, but it may leave your reader somewhat confused. Somehow, the paragraph lacks smoothness and clarity – the ideas are mixed up, the… View Article

The Foot-in-the-Door Phenomenon

People are more likely to comply with a larger favor if a smaller favor is asked first. The Foot-in-the-Door refers to an influence technique based on getting a person to do a large favor by starting out with a smaller favor and building up. The research subjects were normal randomly assigned people whom were contacted… View Article

Examples of Good and Bad Essays

To give you a sense of what is acceptable writing and what is unacceptable writing, here we present six essays. These essays are possible student answers to three assignments which are similar to assignments you might receive in class. Essays 1 and 2 deal with the following question: Professions have a tendency to develop a… View Article

My CAS Diary – Mountain bike riding

This rather splendid activity I involved myself in took place in the rural district of Yarramundi. I accompanied ‘the boys’, Ben Irwin, David Wilkinson, Jordan Willis, Jarrod Quigley, Bailey McDougle and John Wright. This group had been forged through a Tabitha elective in which I was not involved with. Despite my absence during the genesis… View Article

Response to Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf spent many of her childhood summers in a seaside village in Cornwall, England. In an excerpt from her memoirs from her childhood summers, Woolf reminisces on fishing trips with her father and her brother. Woolf utilizes language in order to convey the lasting significance by using punctuation, diction, and choppy phrases Woolf uses… View Article

Fictional Characters and Insurance Contracts

1. Non-Argument, Piece of Advice, it’s because the statement says “strongly recommended” which is giving you an advice. 2. Non-Argument, Conditional Statement, it’s because it is an “if…then…” statement. 3. Argument P: Fictional characters behave according to the same psychological probabilities as real people. P: The characters of fiction are found in exotic dilemmas that… View Article

Precis Writing

The English Composition paper of CE-2012 has really dented the confidence of the aspirants to a huge extent. Most of the aspirants who scored quite heavily in other papers were merely able to score less than 20 and even 10 in the English Precis And Composition paper.I was fortunate as well as tactical enough to… View Article

Sentence Composing

1. The conventions of the Kentucky Writing Scoring Rubric are grammar and usage, word choice, correctness, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and abbreviation and documentation. What I would do to teach grammar and usage would be to use Don and Jenny Kilgallon’s book called Sentence Composing for the middle school, which stresses how to combine sentences. It… View Article

Analysis of Sylvia Plath Poems

Stringency: A rigorous imposition of standards; A tightness or constriction; A scarcity of money or credit. Strictness: conscientious attention to rules and details The narrator makes reference to ‘a stake in your fat black heart’ and vampire imagery is clearly used here as vampire can only be killed with a stake through the heart. The… View Article

Noun Phrases

Making a comparison of Noun Phrases between the Chapter 6.2 from ” English Sentence Analysis: An Introductory Course” by M. & K. Sauter and Chapter 7 from ” Analysing Sentences: An Introduction to English Syntax” by Noel Burton – Roberts, I can highlight several similarities and differences of the Noun Phrases. In both chapters the… View Article

A Multimedia Thesis Project

During the 16th-17th century, when the Philippines was still under the control of Spain, the Jesuit Historian, Father Pedro Chirino, wrote in 1604 about the baptism of two deaf Filipino in Dulac, Leyte by Father Francisco De Otaco. Father Ramon De Prado, the vice-provincial priest taught these two deaf Filipinos and they were the first… View Article

London Business School Essay Topic Analysis

London Business School Essay Topic Analysis 2012-2013With the exception of a few minor wording changes, four of London Business School’s essay topics for the 2012-2013 admissions season have remained essentially the same as last year’s prompts. Meanwhile, the school has reintroduced a career goals essay that was last seen on the 2009-2010 application, in addition… View Article

Engine Trouble

A brief description of the Story : A showman came in their town, was the owner of the Gaiety Land. They provided various fun, games and slide shows. The narrator won a Road Engine in Lottery. But he had no space to keep it. Few days later, the Municipality ordered him to take away the… View Article

Sentence Structure

In constructing a sentence, the writer brings about what he has in mind. However, it is not pleasant for the part of the reader to read a sentence where the words contained don’t relate with each other. Construction involves right sentence order, right structure and clarity. Verb tenses determine if an action was taken at… View Article

Characteristics of Interviewing

When Susan conversed with Leslie and Scott, she was talking with an eye contact and moving her hands and other body parts. She moved her head whenever she wanted to express that she was able to understand. Susan succeeded while maintaining her eye contact and stopping at interval whenever she felt was the right time… View Article

America Needs It Nerds

People around the world need to open there eyes to what intellectual individuals can do for the world rather than only idolizing the celebrity’s and athletics. “America Needs Its Nerds” by Leonid Fridman talks about how in our society that we idolize celebrity’s and athletics more than intellectual people. Friedman effectively persuades an audience of… View Article