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girls – College Essay

The criminal homicide rate for the United States is currently at its lowest rate during the last forty years (6.3 per 100,000 people in 1998: Bureau of Justice Statistics); yet according to the media and entertainment fields, homicide is reaching epidemic proportions.Unfortunately these fields tend to exploit the concept of homicide in American society, rather […]

Alice Munro’s short story, Boys and Girls, has a

Alice Munro’s short story, “Boys and Girls,” has a very interesting detail written into it. The narrator’s brother is named Laird, which was carefully chosen by the author. Laird is a synonym for lord, which plays a important role in a story where a young girl has society’s unwritten rules forced upon her. At the […]

Themes of Incidents in The Life of a Slave Girl and The Souls of Black Folk

The Life of a Slave Girl is the story about the process of discovery, growing up, survival and mentorship. The author portrays mentor figures, scenes of violence and frightening depiction of slavery. Jacobs presents family as an unattainable dream. It can be achieved if only the main heroine escaped from slavery. The author also raises […]

The Girls in Their Summer Dresses

‘The Girls in Their Summer Dresses’ is a short narrative by Irwin Shaw which brings on the surface a heated argument between Michael, the husband and Frances, the wife. The two are walking in New York City holding hands, when the attention of the husband is carried away on seeing a pretty woman (Shaw). From […]

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

The book Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl talks about the tribulations of a slave girl under the rule of heartless slave masters. In the book, Harriet Jacobs highlights her experiences as a slave girl using the pen name Linda Brent. The slave narrative highlights the key decisions that Linda had to make […]

Bad Case of Stripes

Camilla Cream is a young girl who is constantly worrying about what other think of what she wears, eats, says, or does. One day before school, Camilla was standing in her closet trying to decide what to wear. She was going through her normal routine, thinking about who she had to impress for the day […]

Girls Night Out

It was the night of July 18th. The air was very warm and it turned out to be one fun- filled and exotic night. Ainisha, Kimberly and myself had made plans to go out and get drunk (something we rarely do). We had got dressed and we all looked incredibly sexy like a top model […]

Love – College Essay

1. Updike arranges details artfully in order to set the story in a perfectly ordinary supermarket. His description of the appearance of the supermarket itself offers a vivid image. Updike talks about a girl in a bathing suit “in the cool of the A & P, under the fluorescent lights, against all those stacked packages, […]

Three Day Road Summary

The Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden starts off in a town called Moose Factory in Canada shortly after WW1. “Auntie” is waiting for the arrival of her nephew, Xavier‘s, friend Elijah. However, she is shocked to find that it is her nephew who returns. She had received a letter that said her nephew had […]

What Would Jesus Do

“What would Jesus do?” That was the question that still haunted Jasper Chase today and five years later after leaving the small town of Raymond. While sitting at the little cafe, he remembered a time in his life when a preacher, Henry Maxwell, asked for people to make a pledge that for one year, before […]

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