11 Pop Culture Research Topics That Pop
Susan M. Inez
What do the following have in common? Hippies Kim Kardashian Whip/Nae Nae Friends (the television show) Call of Duty (the video game) At first glance, these probably don’t seem to relate to each other in any way, but they actually … Read more
How to Analyze an Article the Right Way
Susan M. Inez
There’s a right way and a wrong way to do most anything. Imagine you’re on an African safari dream vacation. Your tour guide stops in the middle of the Serengeti to point out a pride of lions and to allow … Read more
2 Definition Essay Examples That Define It All
Susan M. Inez
It’s time to write yet another essay, and you’re looking for help so you can write a good definition essay. But how do you define “good”? Both you and your instructor may have very different definitions of the word. That’s … Read more
What Is an Illustration Essay and How Can You Write a Good One?
Susan M. Inez
Ever hear the phrase “for illustration purposes only”? An illustration is a picture or drawing, but in this case, it doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with actual images. “For illustration purposes only” means that examples are being presented to … Read more
Here’s How to Kill It on Your Hamlet Essay
Eden Meirow
Shakespeare is one of those authors who is hard to escape if you’re in any English or literature program long enough. While Shakespeare wrote a lot of plays, they fall roughly into two categories: comedies and tragedies. And when he … Read more
This Is How to Produce a Perfect Process Analysis Essay
On a magical Saturday afternoon in the mid ’90s, my family and I made a trip to the nearest Circuit City to buy our first home computer. I remember it well. The salesman in his red polo shirt saw my … Read more
11 Smart Sources for an Effective Affirmative Action Essay
Susan M. Inez
If you need to write an opinion paper about affirmative action and all you know about the topic is that it has something to do with discrimination and education, or discrimination and the workplace, you’re going to need to do … Read more
How to Write a Short Essay That Stands Above the Rest
Susan M. Inez
“Short” is a relative term. Your English prof might assign a “short essay” that’s 3,500 words, while your history instructor might assign a “short essay” that’s only 500 words. Big difference. A longer paper has its advantages. Sure, you’ll have … Read more
How to Hit a Home Run on Your Catcher in the Rye Essay
Eden Meirow
It’s the bottom of the ninth, a.k.a. you’re running out of time to start writing your Catcher in the Rye essay, but you still have a chance to make it amazing. The bases are loaded—you’ve read the book and annotated, … Read more
What Is a Literature Review and How Do You Write One?
Susan M. Inez
If you’re assigned to write a movie review, you need to watch a movie and then critically evaluate it. Logic dictates that if you’re assigned to write a literature review, you’d read some type of literature and then critically evaluate … Read more