Essay Samples

Being the most important writing task for college and university students, it is important to look through samples of essays to get a clear picture of how to write one on your own.

Nemesis by Philip Roth

By Miguel Fernandes Ceia The blurb on the dust cover of Philip Roth’s Nemesis is pretty accurate, ‘a terrifying epidemic is raging’, ‘focusing on [Bucky]…

The Best Fighting Games on PC

Fighting games are probably one of the oldest genres of video games. Starting from arcade machines, fighting games quickly strengthened their positions with the emergence…

Are We Alone in the Universe?

By Richard Swan Imagine standing on the west coast of Ireland a thousand years ago, told to remain on guard against a potential invasion. Then…

Differences Between Good and Bad Bosses

Everyone knows how important it is to have favorable conditions at the workplace. Starting from trivial things such as air conditioners or coolers with fresh…

Wonders of the Ancient World

Sometimes it may seem that historians already know everything possible about the ancient world. Indeed, scientists have found ways to glance at the very beginning…

Atlantis Theories

Among the cryptic stories everyone knows since childhood, the myth of Atlantis is probably one of the most thrilling and mysterious ones. The idea of…

Crash

By Dan Summers JG Ballard’s novel Crash was highly controversial when it was published in 1973, as was David Cronenberg’s 1996 film adaptation, marrying the…

Mumbai Fables

By Dolan Cummings Western observers with no particular knowledge of Indian politics and society tend to assume the renaming of Indian cities in the 1990s…

Relocating to the Man Cave

By Katherine Sansom An Americanism gaining popularity across the Atlantic, the ‘man cave’ is a garage, basement, or spare room in the family home, a…

Libraries: The Case for Books

By Nicky Charlish We’re warned to never judge a book by its cover. But when we see one that has a design showing rows of…

Changing Gender Roles

There is an infamous old German expression: “Kinder, Kuche, Kirche,” supposedly coined by emperor Wilhelm II and referring to a woman’s place in German society,…

Jean Baudrillard

By Patrick West The late Jean Baudrillard was often described, not always approvingly, as ‘the high priest of postmodernism’. The philosopher and sociologist depicted a…

Tomb Treasures of Han China

By Sam Burt, on The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Why did the Emperors of the Qin and Han…

China: Triumph and Turmoil

By Sam Burt The most insightful documentaries about China’s journey through the 20th century were all made before the 2008 Olympic Games, before China was…

The Origins of Film

By Ion Martea There are multiple debates concerning the origins of film. Photographers in the nineteenth century were anxious to find a way to capture…

The Salvation Army

Among charity organizations existing currently, there is one that takes its mission so seriously that it sees itself as a military unit on duty. The…

Juvenile Delinquency

Where there is a rule, there is also a violation of this rule. In a society regulated by laws, such a violation is called a…

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