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.

Coining Columbus

Theodore de Bry, born in the Prince-Bishopric of Liege in 1528, lived and worked in Strasbourg, Antwerp, and London before he ultimately settled in Frankfurt,…

String Theory

The world we live in today is constantly advancing in terms of science and technology. Due to the Internet, the information about recent scientific discoveries…

On Equality and Persons

Let us consider persons. Human beings will suit our definition of persons for now, but we will come back to this later. All persons are…

What Life Means to Me

This an essay written Jack London in 1905, with some minor changes. I was born in the working-class. Early I discovered enthusiasm, ambition, and ideals;…

Rene Descartes: History of Mathematics

We may consider Descartes as the first of the modern school of mathematics. René Descartes was born near Tours on March 31, 1596, and died…

Re-examining ‘the Elephant Man’

The scenes are among the most heartless in cinema history: a drunken, abusive showman exhibiting the severely deformed Joseph Merrick to horrified punters. David Lynch’s…

African-American Folk Songs

Note: This is a public domain essay written by Dorothy A. Johnson in 1922, with some minor changes. Music as the high art of which…

On Lying in Bed – Creative Essay

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.…

Alzheimer’s Disease

Although humanity has greatly advanced in the matter of treating various diseases, there still exist health problems that neither medicine nor science has been able…

Euthanasia Should Be Allowed

During the last 100 years, medicine has advanced incredibly; humanity has learned to treat diseases which has killed thousands of people throughout centuries. However, there…

Causes of Social Anxiety Disorder

People are exposed to huge amounts of stress each day. Problems at work, dysfunctional relationships, insurance issues, taxes, children’s misbehavior, and so on – these…

Google Glass and the Problems It Creates

Many bloggers and journalists compose titles like, “The Future is Now.” Considering the scales of technological progress and the amazing possibilities it provides people with,…

Causes of Homelessness

How many times have you passed by people sitting on the street, with a plastic glass or a small cardboard box asking for spare change?…

The Most Expensive Photograph Ever Sold

A long time has passed since photography was used to only record memorable events, and turned into one of the most popular forms of visual…

Challenges of Being a Foster Parent

Being raised in a complete family, where both father and mother can provide care and support, is ideal for a child. Having one parent may…

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