What Is a Critical Analysis Essay and What Makes One Good?
Eden Meirow
Do you take everything you see or read at face value, or do you think about it on a deeper level? Or think about it this way: if you were in The Hunger Games, would you be an inhabitant of … Read more
How to Spot Personification in Romeo and Juliet
Eden Meirow
You know those classes that seem to drag on forever? The clock on the wall mocks you by moving slower. The breeze sweeps in through an open window and calls to you. These are examples of personification—the clock mocking and … Read more
10 Heart-Stopping Topics for Your Romeo and Juliet Essay
Susan M. Inez
“For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” This clever quote from Romeo and Juliet sums up the drama in Romeo and Juliet’s relationship. But if you’re struggling to find a topic for … Read more
How to Write a Character Analysis That Works
Susan M. Inez
Ever watch an episode of CSI (or maybe binge-watched an entire season … or two)? If you have (or have watched just about any other TV crime drama), then you’ve seen a group of detectives investigating a crime. You’ve seen … Read more
20 Classification Essay Topics to Write a Great Essay
Don’t you just love when the name of an essay is straightforward? A classification essay is an essay in which you classify something—anything—based on shared characteristics. You can classify people, things, or even ideas. Your subject will represent a broad … Read more
What Is a Reverse Outline and Why Should You Use One?
Susan M. Inez
There are lots of times when doing something in reverse isn’t the best idea—like walking backwards through town or driving in reverse down the interstate. Neither of these serve any useful purpose (and can actually be dangerous). So don’t try … Read more
12 Gun Control Articles to Support Your Argumentative Essay
Naomi Tepper
Gun control is a hot button issue, especially in the wake of so many recent, tragic mass shootings. It is also a polarizing issue, which means that it tends to divide people. When you’re writing an argumentative essay, it generally … Read more
The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Word Choice for Your Essay
Aladdin D.
Despite what our mothers may have told us when we were testing the more “colorful” side of language as children—raise your hand if you know what soap tastes like—there’s no such thing as a “bad word.” There are, however, words … Read more
How to Narrow a Topic and Write a Focused Paper
Susan M. Inez
Take a look at these four essay topics, and tell me why they won’t work as a topic for your paper: psychology Romanticism World War II music If you said that all of these are great subjects but they aren’t great … Read more
21 Pros and Cons Topics to Help You Write a Better Essay
Susan M. Inez
You’re not too thrilled about writing another essay, but when you check your next assignment, it reads: PRO-CON ESSAY. “Whoa! Pro-Con,” you wonder out loud, “Is that anything like Comic-Con? If Comic-Con is all things comics and culture, maybe Pro-Con … Read more