“The Use of Force” by William Carlos Williams and “Hills Like White Elephant” by Ernest Hemingway

Throughout life, individuals are forced to undergo numerous amounts of stressful pressures and experiences from other people in their daily lives. This is as a result of emerging conflict and mostly it’s their choice to decide how they are going to handle such situations. This is a a common phenomenon or rather theme displayed throughout […]

A Modest Proposal Analysis

I first read “A Modest Proposal” in high school. At the time, I thought it was absolutely hilarious, and I didn’t read too much into it. Reading it now with a more mature mindset, even though the paper is satirical, I can see past the humor to understand the desperation and fragility that the paper […]

Should NCAA athletes be paid?

Introduction I would like to begin by saying I really appreciate what you are doing with the NCAA and how the viewership has enlarged greatly in the last decade. You have done a great job at publicizing the athletics. but we both can agree that there is a huge problem concerning the issue that is […]

Contrapasso in Dante’s Inferno

The term contrapasso describes the relationship between a person’s sins and the punishment they receive in Hell. It determines a specific punishment for each sinner based off of their sins, rather than them just burning in Hell. The contrapasso is an important factor in Inferno from The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri. Throughout Inferno, Virgil […]

Babe Ruth Autobiography

Abstract I was the baseball icon that was among the 5 included to the Baseball Hall of Fame at the time, Babe Ruth. I have set many records playing as a pitcher and slugging outfielder. Born in Baltimore, Maryland I went on to break baseball’s most important slugging records: most years leading a league in […]

Effects of Minimum Wage Increase on Poverty Rates

Introduction: The war on poverty is one of the battles that the United States continue to fight until today. Just last year, about 13.4 percent of the U.S. population is still below their poverty thresholds (Bishaw and Benson 3). Although these numbers have decreased compared to the previous year, it is still a problem that […]

Bullying Prevention and School Safety

Bullying prevention and school safety; are the victims safe and what are the schools really Doing? According to the NCES, 1 in every 5 students are bullied (Pacer). Schools are making claims of preventative measures, but they are not acting on those claims. Everyday my 13-year-old daughter wakes up and begs me to not have […]

Christopher McCandless And His Heroes

Have you ever experience a thought about the Purpose in life and why do things have to happen a certain way. The Purpose of life is not just to be happy. It’s to be useful, to be honest, to be honored,to be compassionate, and to think differently and make different experiences in life that you […]

Challenges Faced by Veterans after finishing their Term in the Military

Military service is marred with massive challenges as the officers have to control or shun their emotions and only concentrate on the survival tactics in war. This takes its toll on the officers who have to develop the best methods towards developing better methods to balance these emotions once they come back after finishing their […]