The Scarlet Letter: The Role of Shame In Puritan Society by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Throughout the infamous novel The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne, the author, illuminates relationships between individuals and a society. Often, roles or themes Hawthorne has included profoundly emanate those relationships; roles and themes include revenge, bravery, boldness, and practicality. Each of these important themes create more articulate relationships between c...
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"The Effects of Overpopulation"

What will happen if all the major cities population doubled? This is what will happen: More natural resources will run-out. Worse disasters will occur to major cities with already huge city population rates. The purpose of this essay is to show the effects of overpopulation. The first effect of overpopulation will be that natural resources will run out. With the amount of pe...
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Anti Bullying

The text messages flow in. She tries to ignore them. But the lies pile up. My sister’s “friend” Kelly’s lies must come to an end. My sister Cara told me everyday how school felt — like walking through a maze and never coming out. Everything Kelly said about my sister was a dreadful lie. “It feel like I am on an emotional rollercoaster,” Cara said. One day, Kelly wou...
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There Has Been an Awakening

“Comic books are for kids.” “You need to grow up and stop reading comics.” Believe it or not, I’ve heard both of those statements in my life. I grew up with comic books and a lot of pop culture. Marvel, DC, Star Wars, you name it. I love all of those things and then some. I haven’t shrunk from showing it. I have cried watching the new trailer for “Star Wars: Episode VII – Th...
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Obesity in Chinese Children

Obesity in Chinese children is one of the main conflicts occurring recently due to the massive number of increase in fast foods and restaurants including poorly rated cuisines. The increase of fast and junk food is linked to the amount of obese children and increases the risk of attracting various diseases. Consequently, the Chinese government has planned a solution for prev...
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Sasha's Development in A Visit from the Goon Squad

Jennifer Egan wrote her novel (or collection of short stories) A Visit from the Goon Squad with little chronological order. Other authors have done this with their books, such as Gabriel Marquez’s 100 Years of Solitude, and it is clear that they have a purpose in doing so. Egan’s purpose was to give the reader perspective on the development of the anchoring characters’ lives,...
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Profile: Edgar Allan Poe

After vanishing from the public’s eye for five days, Edgar Allan Poe was found in the bar room of a public house, half drunk, and half dead. He was taken to Washington College Hospital in Baltimore, MD where after four days he silently died alone and unhappy. His death remained unknown to his family until it was announced in newspapers soon after. But by then, Poe’s body had ...
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Dominos VS. Little Caesars

Dominos VS. Little Caesars Your walking into a small pizza shop, and you can smell the fresh pepperoni being cut up, as well as garlic and other seasonings getting tossed onto the warm pizza straight from the oven. You take a second to think about what you want, enjoying almost every option on the menu, and you come up and say you would like one medium cowboy pizza. The ...
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Over-population Schools

Dear sister, I’m Karma, your elder brother. I am fine here and hopefully, you’re fine too. Today I would like to tell you about the current issue that has been affecting student’s learning, test scores, and behavior which is very crucial to you and your future: the issue is overcrowding. Overcrowding is when the enrollment rate more than capacity. Overcrowded schools are a ...
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My Greatest Accomplishment

Helen Keller once said “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched – they must be felt with the heart”(Keller). Have you ever had an obstacle that was arduousto overcome? Helen Keller who was deaf and blind due to an illness known as Scarlet Fever could not communicate. Much like Helen Keller overcame her obstacle of not being able to com...
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