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4 Themes in The Scarlet Letter for an Easy A on Your Essay
If you’re anything like me, you probably read through The Scarlet Letter the first time and wondered how on earth colonial Puritans could possibly be relevant to your life today. Well … that’s the beauty of literature. Even though a story may be set in a...
3 Smart Ideas for Your Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Analysis
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is one of those stories that could be made into a box-office hit. It has action, adventure, love, and seduction. Sir Gawain’s reputation precedes him in many instances, and he tries to live up to people’s expectations. While...
Use This Critical Essay Example to Write Smarter
The Assignment: Critical essay Due Date: Tomorrow Confidence Level: Low Situation: CRITICAL You’ve sat through (and even paid attention to) your professor’s lectures about critical analysis essays. You’ve read all the assigned readings. You’ve even taken...
Writing About Literature: 9 Things You Need to Know
Some semesters can seem like the perfect storm—reading unfamiliar material, advanced writing, and seemingly not enough time to do it all. Before you start feeling like you’re drowning, learn how to take charge of your essay and be the captain of your own ship....
2 Types of Sample Survey Questions for Your Research Paper
A One-Question Survey Select the answer that best reflects your knowledge of writing survey questions. When it comes to writing survey questions: A.  I have absolutely no idea how to write survey questions. B.  I have a basic understanding of how to write survey...
How to Write Perfect Survey Questions for Your Paper
I’m guessing the type of survey questions you’re most familiar with start with Steve Harvey (from Family Feud) saying, “Top six answers are on the board … ” If you’re working for Family Feud, you might survey college students about “something they...
2 Narrative Essay Examples That Tell Fascinating Stories
“Hey, you’ll never guess what happened to me last night!” “Dude! You gotta hear this!” If a friend approaches you with one of these lines, chances are she has a story to tell. And judging by the sounds of it, the story is a good one! We all know those...
110 Good Thesis Statements for a Better Essay
“Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration” —Thomas Edison Edison was right. It takes a lot of hard work to be a genius. I’m here to tell you that it takes a lot of hard work to be a good writer too. One of the first steps you can take to be a good...
How to Write an Article Review the Right Way
Don’t know how to write an article review? Don’t panic—it’s easier than you think. Even if you’ve never written an article review before, the skills you’ve gained writing other types of essays will come in handy. Expository, descriptive, analytical,...
How to Write a Critical Essay the Most Critical Prof Will Love
I absolutely love film. But I don’t absolutely love bad films. So you can understand why I appreciate good film critics. They essentially save me from wasting my life in two-hour increments. Although critics can be quite critical (read: negative) at times, they...
2 Compare and Contrast Essay Examples Worth Emulating
It’s pretty easy to look at a poorly written piece of writing and say, “Here’s what you shouldn’t do.” After all, most of us can recognize bad writing when we see it. We can recognize good writing too. But it’s not always that easy to identify what...
How to Write a Hypothesis for a Badass Research Paper
Hypothesis: (noun) a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation. Yikes! That sounds pretty serious (and a little intimidating too). Don’t let it scare you, though. In simpler terms,...
Passive Voice: 3 Things You Need to Know for a Better Essay
Doctors stress the fact that staying active is a key strategy for maintaining good health. Did you know this tip applies not only to your health, but to essay writing too? While you could certainly stay active by doing a few extra push-ups, that’s not exactly...
All You Need to Know About These 4 Scarlet Letter Characters
In this week’s edition of LEWD (Literary Entertainment Weekly Digest), we’ll get the behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the hottest The Scarlet Letter characters. Connect with the characters you love and the ones you love to hate. See what Hester, Pearl,...
Nearing $100,000 In Monthly Revenue, Kibin Is Poised For Growth
We’ve been reinventing Kibin over the last two years. It began in late 2014 with the launch of our essay examples database (EDB), a research tool to help students brainstorm ideas for their essay topics. This marked a major branch out from our core editing...
How to Write a Lively Biographical Essay
Tell me your life story. The older you get, the more of an impossible task this seems. Do you start with the day you were born? Do you include the story of your sixth birthday party or the story of when you were 17 and almost wrecked your mom’s car? How do you...
6 Tragic Hero Examples for a Heroic Essay
Do you ever get so connected to a character that it almost physically hurts when the character gets killed off? For me, it happens all the time when I watch Game of Thrones. You don’t have to watch an HBO series to get this reaction—characters in books can...
The Opinion Essay: Everything You Need to Know to Make Yours Good
You’ve just been assigned to write an opinion essay. “Opinions?!” You think, “I’ve got plenty of those!” But slow down, cowboy, you’re going to have to narrow it down to a single opinion. More than that, you must be able to support that opinion with...
How to Start a History Essay Without Boring Your Reader to Death
What’s your first reaction to these opening lines? The Egyptians lived a long time ago. Back in the day, kids worked in factories. If your reaction is a big yawn, I understand. Who wants to read lifeless writing like this? You might as well start your paper with,...
How to Write a History Paper That Will Go Down in History
Remember the days of elementary school reports when you had to write about events like the first Thanksgiving or the signing of the Declaration of Independence? Those were the good ol’ days when you could look up a few facts about a historical event, summarize...
13 History Essay Topics That Will Bring Your Essay to Life
Let’s see, for your Ancient History 101 course, your topics so far look like this: The history of the landline phone Life before the Internet A world without Snapchat Even though these topics might seem like ancient history, they’re probably not what your course...