This backpack contains the important knowledge that I will take on my journey. The items in my bag include friendship, family, happiness, education, health, writing skills, and morality. Friendship is very valuable to me. It is good to have friends to support you through your hardships. And the good thing about friends is that you […]Read more "The Intangibles I take on My Journey"
As someone who deals with depressed thoughts and emotions, I was moved and encouraged by the movie Wild to keep living through life. In the film, a woman named Cheryl Strayed becomes depressed after the death of her mother. Cheryl then gets hooked on heroin and partakes in anonymous sex to cope with her depressed […]Read more "Digging Deep into Depression"
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Henry David Thoreau are both prestigious political figures who speak against the corruption in the government. However, their conceptions on what government is and their opinions on what role the government should play are different. Henry Thoreau writes an essay called “Civil Disobedience” that discusses how the government should not run people’s […]Read more "Thoreau vs King"
Writers Harry Golden and Roger Guffey both have written essays that express their perspectives on different issues. Harry wrote an essay called “The Negro Vertical Plan” which details his solution on stopping racism in schools. Roger’s essay was called “Left Handers (Those Sickos) Got No Reason To Live!” and expressed his view on homosexuality. Between […]Read more "Satire as Effective Argument"
In the movie Wild, a woman named Cheryl Strayed becomes depressed after her mom’s death from cancer. Being depressed causes her major problems in her life. At first she takes heroin and has random sex to deal with her pain. These coping strategies of hers lead to the end of her marriage. She decides to go on […]Read more "Depression Proposal"
In his report “You Are Not Special,” David McCullough’s main point is that no person is special. I’m arguing against the author’s belief that no one is special. I plan to prove that everyone is special and why each person on this planet is. The author claims that no one is special. No matter what […]Read more "I’m Not Superior, But I’m Still Special"
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