In Praise Of Margins Summary

It is often said that the two most important things in life are love and learning. And while there are many different interpretations of what those things mean, one thing is for sure: they both involve taking risks. In order to love, we have to be vulnerable and open ourselves up to the possibility of … Read more

Jesus Is A Brand Of Jeans By Jean Kilbourne

Jean Kilbourne’s article “Jesus is a brand of jeans” explores the ways in which commercialization and marketing have co-opted religious iconography to sell products. She argues that by using religious symbols to sell items like jeans, companies are commodifying faith and cheapening the sacred. Kilbourne points to the way that mainstream advertising often portrays Jesus … Read more

1984 Range Of Thought

In the range of human thought, many different patterns appear. There are those that display the range of written and spoken words; there are those that express emotions; there are thoughts that process logic, mathematics, and cognitive skills. The range of thoughts capable by the human brain exceeds expectations of many; the human brain is … Read more

Hamlet Act 3 Scene 4 Analysis

Clip 1, “Task 2 Engaging Class Discussion,” illustrates a time during my lesson that I engaged students to construct meaning from two film adaptations of the same scene, Act 3 Scene 4, from Hamlet. I engaged the class by asking questions to draw inquiry, and it initiated a class discussion, where students were drawing on … Read more

Johnny’s Holes: A Narrative Fiction

Johnny, Joe, and bill were kids from a town in the middle of nowhere in Canada. One day they heard a rumor that people who travel up the mountain, will never return. So the instant thing they thought was go up the mountain for no reason what so ever. “Where is the hole they have … Read more

Moral Responsibility In Singer’s Wealth Of Nations

By definition, human nature is defined as “the general psychological characteristics, feelings, and behavioral traits of humankind” (Apple Dictionary). Our society continues to grow and evolve over time, and human nature is maturing with it socially and economically. Adam Smith from the late 1700’s believed in a free market system ultimately governed by humans that … Read more

Kierkegaard Authenticity Analysis

Authenticity is the act of being authentic that is meeting certain quality standards in life. According to Kierkegaard, authenticity is based on an individual finding out authentic faith and becoming true to oneself. This is where a person is not influenced by any factor in becoming themselves, but instead, they develop their character (Ashman, 2007). … Read more

Type Talk At Work

For the last seven years that I have been working in a medium size food production facility in Etobicoke Canada. In the seven years I have been there I have gone from stacking boxes to managing our warehouse. Most people would accredit this to chance, ambition or something in between and for the longest time … Read more

Why Do People Attack Chief Parker

Forty minutes had passed since Chief Parker dragged me into the police station though to the rest of the officers, it looked like I was there of my own free will. He grabbed my phone from my jacket pocket before leaving me alone in the small interrogation room: four blank concrete walls with a metal … Read more

Personal Narrative: San Jacinto College

Frightening rapid explosion of loud bursting shots, brass shell casings hitting the floor one after another. Car windows busting out, glass flying everywhere. Metal fragments piercing holes all through the parked vehicles. Terrified citizens flinching their hands, curling up as they run away from the outrageous gun slinging of two individuals. Having no mercy of … Read more

Goalie Stick Incident Essay

Thad just finished my hockey game, one which we lost by far. I slowly skated my way off the ice, as everyone looked at the “losing team” in disappointment. I stepped my way over to the locker and to my surprise, a couple of kids had found a broken goalie stick, and the floor was … Read more

Essay on What Does Being A Hero Mean To Me

Everyone has someone they see as a hero. Heroes to little kids may be their mother, a police officer, and sometimes their favorite basketball player. Heroes mean a lot to some people and some people think they are just a regular person. A hero is a strong individual and does what they can to help … Read more

Boo Radley Realization Essay

Judgemental. Realization. Acceptance. These are three important factors which caused Scout to change her outlook on the world. She goes from judging Boo Radley, to realising he was not what everyone thought. Then she began to understand she should not base her thoughts on someone purely off what others have told her. In Harper Lee’s, … Read more

Personal Narrative: My Trip To Canada Essay

Describe an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family. (650) I just stepped off the school bus. The ground was muddy. The sky was gray. Rain was pouring down on my head like I was standing under a waterfall. I had only … Read more

Mark Waatney Character Analysis Essay

5 points Mark Watney (the main character), in my opinion, would make a very gook friend. First Of all, he has a great sense of humor. It’s sarcastic, casual and it’s pretty similar to my own. For example, the way he worships duck tape: “Yes, of course, duct tape works in a near-vacuum. Duct tape … Read more

Essay about Antwone Fisher Character Analysis

Our past experiences, especially in our formative years as children, shape who we are, how we experience the world, and how the world sees and labels us. We are born being thrown into circumstances we have no control over and are not of our our own choosing. Our birthright is our race, class, gender, and … Read more