Take-Home Essay #3 – REFLECTIVE ESSAY
Who am I?
Before taking this class, I really consider writing useless. To me, writing seems to me a torture to me that it is a waste of time. When I knew that I needed to take the EWRT211, I was absolutely scared of the workload. However, my view...
My name is Yasmin binti Zainal Abidin. Currently I am a student in Universiti Selangor (UNISEL) which is one of the private institutions in Selangor.I am now in the first semester doing Foundation in Management. At this very moment, I am writing an essay about ‘MY LIFE’. It is an assignment for the Computer...
Blues Essay Response
Essay Response During the story, the narrator tries to learn the things he had missed with his brother Sonny. At the end of the story, the narrator finally gained...
encourage students to test or examine their ideas concerning a particular topic. Essays are...
Analyzing Misunderstanding in Communication
There are many things to do when students are having time together with their friends. They can share thoughts and feelings with each other or discuss homework, lessons and so forth. Topics will flow naturally when...
What are the aspects of a real friendship? Usually people become friends when someone likes the qualities of another person, and he is attracted to the other because he saw in him similar aspects, and he found in this friend the person that he wants to be through his personality and appearance....
eing around with intelligent friends sometimes can be very stressful to keep up with. I admit that I also was struggling with my essay writing in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) bahasa Inggeris paper 1 in section B for a long time. Although I got an A for my Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR) bahasa Inggeris...
Friends. Good friends – and such good friends.
The text under analysis is an essay Friends. Good friends – and such good friends. Written by Judith Viort. It belongs to the publicistic functional style.
As professor Galperin defines it, “an essay is a literary composition of moderate length on philosophical...
One word. SPM.
Reason number 2.
I met my worst enemy.
Reason number 3.
I received my 1st, 2nd and 3rd official hate mail.
Reason number 4.
I still dunno who sent me the hate mail.
Reason number 5.
I've been mentally molested by a Turkey guy.
Reason number 6.
I had a fight...
prescribed text or topic.
The related texts I have chosen to study are the television show Gossip Girl, and the classic film: Rebel Without A Cause. These texts both include an antihero character, and deal with teenage themes. The cultural values differ between the two texts, and they both depict very different...
My Parents Divorce
My mother is a single mom raising two kids: my sister and I. Usually, people think of a deadbeat mom and low-life, rebellious kids. However, in my mother’s case, I see an independent woman who is confident in her kids and in her job. My mother is not the...
Why I write
In The Dolphin Reader there are two essays titled “Why I Write” written by Joan Didion and George Orwell. When I write I think about what I want to talk about. If it’s a topic given to me I think about what I could talk about how I could connect with the topic. When writing an essay I have...
Below are 4 samples of good essays... Band 4 or 5... Band 6 essays will demonstrate a much better command of linguistic fluency and accuracy as well as show more mature and critical thinking skills.
FYI: I'm sticking to my writing template so that the organisation of your essay is clearer...
Sample College Essay #1
I never imagined that by swimming, a Vision Center in India would be built. And I certainly never thought so many people could be cured of blindness there.
For the past twelve years of my life, my passion has been competitive swimming. Mile after mile I train almost every single...
many people use today.
Family Guy is one of the most disgusting, cruel and racist shows I have ever laid my eyes on, that is what I first thought after watching the TV show, Family Guy, for the first time, now that I look back on it, it is simply not true. If you look into the show more deeply and get...
Be Careful, Misunderstanding by Different Cultures
Have you ever visited another country and made many misunderstandings that you did not realize? Every country has its particular culture, and people can identify those cultures by different races, genders and nationalities. In addition, different...
In the essay “The Argument Culture” Deborah Tannen discusses the tendency of American culture to encourage antagonistic two-sided debates over issues. Tannen proposes that communication about issues needs to be oriented, to look at multiple sides, so that more productive conversations can occur. In...
people who were my middle – school lab partners… glare at me. I close my eyes. This is what I’ve been dreading, I am sitting alone.”(pg.3)
“Rachel Bruin, my ex – friend. She stares at something above my left ear. Words climb up my throat… If there is anyone in the entire galaxy I am dying to tell...
Comparative Essay Outline- Point by Point
First Paragraph: INTRODUCTION
General Opening Statement: Can one live their entire life through fiction or do they have to adjust so others do not question their sanity..
Harnessing Statements: In the world of art many authors have expanded their minds over...
My Son the Fanatic
In the short story “My Son the Fanatic” written by Hanif Kureishi (published in 1994), we meet Parvez. Parvez
and his family are immigrants from Pakistan. They have left their religion; their old habits and their old life
back in Pakistan and are currently living in England. Parvez...
Novel Essay: For Whom the Bell Tolls
For Whom the Bell Tolls portrays yet another classic story of the fragility of human life, and the costs of senseless war. I chose this novel, partly due to the fact that I had some knowledge of the Spanish Civil War, and partly due to my interest in history...
The Art of the Essay
It is the fall of 2008, and a 14 year old kid is sitting in his Freshman Introductory English class. Classes essentially just started and like always, the new freshmen are still giddy in the excitement of a new school with new classes. Kids walk around with their class schedules...
The Moral Compass Essay
People always envy the freedom of birds. The birds can fly wherever they want, however they like. They don’t have the worries of traffic; they needn’t follow any rules. However, as people live within society, we have to follow the rules to make the society harmonious. Law is...
How to Write an Essay
ANALYSE THE ESSAY QUESTION
1 ) Identify Keywords:
-Focus-Keywords: Set out the topic; tell you what to write about, always keep them at front of your mind.
-Approach Keywords: Tell you what you are required to do with the topic, how to approach the topic, rather: how to...
Writing Your Argument Essay
Now that you are familiar with techniques for analyzing an argument, it is time to discuss techniques that will help you write effective critique. Again, you will have 30minutes to complete this portion of the test and, luckily, there are only 5 steps you need to take. As...
“Are children raised by same-sex parents academically inclined?" Exploratory Essay
Childhood development is our basic foundation for the people we become. Sigmund Freud believed all of our traits as human beings is derived from the events that happened to us as children, and that it was direct set...
social network sites so that they can share their views in a public forum. However, there are dangers in giving too many personal details. Write an essay to be published on your school website about this dilemma with reference to one experience you had when using the Internet. Discuss what should be made...
and thick rectangular glasses stood in front of the classroom with a commanding presence. At first, he was frightening to me, but in the coming days I noticed his personable character.
Not all students come to school excited to learn, but Glennon is the type of teacher that has the ability to make...
Throughout most of my adult life I had always been intrigued and interested in Real Estate. I found myself at work playing on the internet on sites like Realtor.com looking searching for homes for no reason at all. My family had always encouraged me to get my Real Estate license and become...
Art is My Life
From an early age I have always had a strong interest in art, and have been involved with it in some form all through my life. In year nine I realized that it was something that I might like to pursue as a career, I started taking it more seriously. The Chase's art department...
keep your old friends than it is to make new friends. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
Sample Response 1：
In the following essay I would like to express my opinion in regard to the thesis “It is more important to keep your old friends than it is to make new friends.”
While I Live Essay
“Conflict may be a way for the protagonist to gain a greater degree of self-knowledge.”
Conflict often helps the leading character to find out more about themselves. In the novel While I Live, by John Marsden, the main character, Ellie Linton has experienced a lot of conflict...
a friend of mine that I had known for almost 9 years of time. I had heard his name before in primary school just because he participated in a competition (i can't really recall what kind of competition is that :)) Then he was my classmate in secondary school 1A1. He had been chosen as class monitor but...
"Joanne is my English name and I'm Avoid contractions in formal academic writing. currently pursuing my degree in theUnited Kingdom. There are many words to describe myself and my personality. I am a committed, punctual, enthusiastic girl with a predetermined goal to fulfil Spelling my objectives. I believe in hard...
Learn to Time Management Essay
I need to stop wasting time all students and hard working professionals have many tasks to do and deadlines to meet so good time management is very important. My essay will help you to understand time management. It will explain the benefits of using good time management...
Class: English K7
CAUSE – EFFECT ANALYSIS ESSAY
Topic: Write an essay comparing or contrasting a typical Vietnamese family today and a typical Vietnamese family 50 years ago.
Thesis statement: I strongly believe that I had better find helps from...
It is undeniable, that technology has become one of the key aspects of modern life. In this essay I will discuss to which extend communication and relationships are being influenced by technology, trying to explain which of them is altered most.
Humanity is far beyond the point when communication necessarily...
they begin to trust each other and to prove themselves as real friends.
Unfortunately, it is as difficult to develop a friendship, as it is easy to ruin one.
One of the things that can test friendship is borrowing money from a friend. I
do agree that sometimes it could harm or damage the friendship...
Growing up, I often heard jokes about lady drivers; probably everybody in our culture does. Although I have two sisters (now eight years old and sixteen). I never thought much about them until I heard someone making fun of a woman driver in front of my little sister when she was fourteen. I knew she...
A Good Man Is Hard to find critical essay
There are varying opinions of the underlying meaning in Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find." In my opinion one of the story’s main points was the transformation of character and actions due to violence. When the family was confronted by the...
Relations between Teenagers and Adults
A common phrase that adults can testify to hearing from any given teenager is, “You don’t understand!” This proves a struggle between the youth and the adults that quite possibly is never-ending. Adults make assumptions about kids, based on the way they dress...
Menengah Kebangsaan Alma, Puan Rahimah binti Kassim; our celebrated guest of honour, fellow teachers, and my dear friends. First of all, I would like to express my gratitude from the bottom of my heart towards the organisers for giving me the chance to deliver a speech on behalf of the entire student...
1001HSL Reflective Essay
Save this document and type your answers below, maximum 400 words per question.
* Questions answered with clear explanations drawing upon ideas in the readingsand lecture notes
* Examples are used to illustrate ideas in a relevant way
Differences Between Arabic And English Collocation
Collocations = Word partnerships = Words that go together
Most of the researchers who define collocation agree that it is a lexical unit consisting of a cluster of two or three words from different parts of speech. At its simplest it...
television, internet, radio, movies and news papers. In this essay I mention different forms of media that will be discussed briefly.
Television, my little secret to relaxation. Whenever I need to take a break from my work or studying, all I need to do is switch the television on and just zone out for...
The purpose of this essay is to reflect on the three day trip to Taramacouta camp and to identify a personal capability I have discovered in myself during the SOS course , to describe my vision of the meaning of success , at the college level. What are my biggest strength and weakness? Since...
their mark. The snow is soaked blue with blood, and two men giggle. Their laughter fills my head as I lie dying. And here on the snow-capped peaks of avalanche, I find my inspiration for the Life Grammar Essay.
Grammar is a set of rules designed to help both the reader and writer create meaning...
Provide an explanation
You must use 2 of the “Key Words” in your
Question: What is one central idea expressed through all the
texts, and how is the central idea developed?
In the articles “On Compassion” by Lazaear Ascher and
“Just Walk on By:...
No pain no gain. Those are my life mottos. I feel that nothing can be achieved by simply sitting and doing absolutely nothing to make dreams come true. Life can be so hard especially when you are not born with silver spoon in yuor mouth. It is also the time when true friends are hard to comeby just because...
The Day That Changed My Life
For years in my life graduating from High School had been a date circled in my mind. For me graduating High School meant I could then do whatever I wanted to do without anyone telling me right from wrong. As I got older I began to realize that everything I...
other corner Italian kids talking Italy. But such a possibility to be able to speak more than one language is a very good advantage.
In the following essay, I want to show the pros and cons. On the one hand they are many advantages why German should be the only language spoken at school.
Firstly, the official...
My Appreciation of the Joy Luck Club
The first time I saw the title of the film, the Joy Luck Club, I thought that it would be a film filed with joy, luck and happiness. However, out of my expectation, in the film, I saw many unpleasant things—conflicts, hardship, disappointment, sorrow, hurt, torture...
The Unvanquished Essay
Throughout William Faulkner’s The Unvanquished, Granny herself, Ringo, and the congregation of the church perceive her daily actions through different lights, causing many misperceptions about her faith because of her immediate repentance. Through Granny’s thoughtful efforts...
Final Essay 1
THE HARDEST THING I EVER HAD TO DO
The hardest thing that I ever had to do would probably be to make the decision of should I leave my husband and divorce him or stay and keep my family together? That seemed to be the million dollar question that I had to figure out. So, I weighed...
In the following essay I will be explaining my personal opinion of if a sex offender can be “cured”. I will be also describing whether or not sex offender can be rehabilitated from their deviant behavior whether it is from jail, therapy or other treatments. I will back up my theories with examples...
Railway Journey - Essay
How pleasant is the memory of my last journey! It is still fresh in my mind. There is special reason why this train journey is a source of joy for me.
During the last summer vacation, I received an invitation from my friend to spend the...
Critical Essay On Liz Brent’s Critical Essay on “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love”
Liz Brent starts out by saying that George Carver is known for his minimalist writing style. Meaning the dialogue in his stories is the bulk of the content in his books, with minimal use of descriptions...
Fahrenheit 451 Essay
How fast does the pace of life go for you? The pace of life goes by very fast in my opinion. The main reasons of life going by so fast are school, having fun, and love. In my opinion these are the main reasons because so many teenagers get caught up in these situations and to...
Essay for Oscar Wao
We are changing each and every day in our life as we grow older. At youth, most of us are happy because we don’t know anything and there isn’t much to worry about. As we grow up, everything around us had changed, so does us. The way we think, the things we want, and the...
society. My essay herein will provide definitions on some of the concepts of Consumer Behaviour that are related to Consumer choice such as self-concept, the image a person has of themselves and consumer influence factors, and will then discuss in detail various author opinions, along with my introspect...
Name: Jeremy Ong
Intercultural Communication Individual Essay
The intercultural experience I am sharing involves one of my close Malay friend whom I have known for many years, and through our different family backgrounds and religion, there are times when we have to employ some effective intercultural...