Digging Deep into Depression

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 […]

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Thoreau vs King

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 […]

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Satire as Effective Argument

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 […]

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Depression Proposal

    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 […]

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