What Makes an Honors Student?

Have you ever been sitting in class when the teacher asks a question that baffles every student there? Well, all but one of the students, really. That one student promptly raises his or her hand and answers the question in a way that the teacher finds remarkably clever but no one else understands. That student is an honors student. An honors student is possibly one of the har...
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The Enlightenment Case Study Research

The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment was a shift in interest and view of the universe between 1540 and 1700. People were after the intellectual physical world. This movement took place mostly in France. It emphasized reason, intellectual freedom and social/political activity. It sought to use the scientific method and reason to perfect society by way of science. It...
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The Ultimate Goal of a Writer

“I can’t write to please everyone, but someone, somewhere will be touched if I put my heart into it,” so said Sara Winters. No one enjoys a empty or calculated piece of writing. Readers can detect whether the words before them comes from a natural flow of talents or from a writer’s brain put on the lemon squeezer. Even though coming up with a topic or plot requires the ...
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Peter Miller

Many of use learned to believethat early In life that other people determine our happiness. The truth of the matter ishappiness don’tcome from other people it comes from yourself and the things that you have accomplished throughout your life up to that point. This comes from choosingyour own criteria that you are happy with”you do you” go for what makes you...
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Feminism As Portrayed Through Ruiz de Burton's Who Would Have Thought It?

Feminism As Portrayed Through Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s Who Would Have Thought It? I think the sooner we give over to women the management of public business, the better it will be…. What a contemptible, hardheaded brute man is! How I despise my sex! For I am behind the scenes with him, and know what he really is. No woman can ever fathom the dark depths of man’s hear...
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Good Violent Video Games Case Study Analysis

People are making a big deal over violent video games because of how violent the games are. I am against the law because people should read the ratings that the games have on them before purchasing. I am ageist the law because people should be able to buy any kind of game that they choose to buy. But if it is a violent video game, then the buyer must show some kind of ident...
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Teen Suicide: The Unspoken Epidemic

Teen suicide is one of the most terrifying yet true things in our world. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for people ages 15-24 and the 6th leading cause of death for people the ages 5-14. That’s right, 5 year olds commit suicide too. Teenagers and pre-teens face many challenges every day. Whether it is stress, confusion, fear, drug abuse, or pressure, it is always t...
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FREEDOM!!

What makes good persuasion? Or an even better question is what is persuasion in the first place? To me persuasion is to convince an audience to think a different way than they do. Many examples of persuasion can be found in many forms and contexts. Through political ads, literature, TV commercials, convincing your parents to take you to the Caribbean and so on. One example of...
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A Modest Proposal: A Satirical Solution for Illegal Gun Use

FOR PREVENTING THE ESCALATION AND LONG TERM PERPETUATION OF ILLEGAL GUN USE It is a melancholy object to those who encounter our country or encounter it briefly to find a safer environment, without so much violence, to raise their children. Then they see the exponential dangers of illegal gun use. If left unsolved this will result in people not wanting to live in America. I...
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A General, Uncivilized?

Uncivilization is seen in many different ways. The General in “The Most Dangerous Game” isn’t expected to be uncivilized but ends up being so. He is uncivilized by his actions, speech, and other characters reactions. Generals can be uncivilized but why? Why is General Zaroff uncivilized you ask? The general is uncivilized for a few reasons. In the story “The Most Dangerous ...
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