Thompson Essay Topics

Mental instability

Through her Noon Wine novel, Katherine Anne Porter describes 1890s Texas settings that serve to build on the novel’s theme besides causing conflict at the end. For example, the author describes Mr. Royal Earle Thompson’s farm as barely productive primarily due to Thompson’s laziness. Strangely, Thompson holds that farm work is women’ work, indicating some… View Article

A Rescue at U.N. Headquarters

In their article, A Rescue at U. N. Headquarters, as Other Wait and Hope, Thompson and MacFarquhar illustrated the attempt of the United Nations to save the lives of those still trapped victims of the earthquake in Haiti as well as the condition of the people of Haiti whose homes had been devastated. A week… View Article

The Discovery of Insulin

In the decade before the discovery of insulin, diabetes was a life threatening disease. A diagnosis of diabetes meant eventual coma and a certain death. Today, however, with the help of science and the discovery of insulin, diabetes is a manageable illness for millions across the globe. Diabetes mellitus, or simply, diabetes is a disorder… View Article