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Response essays are a common form of academic writing that allow students to express their thoughts, opinions, and critiques on a particular topic or piece of literature. These essays require students to analyze and evaluate the content they have read and provide a well-structured response based on their understanding and...

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Emmett Till Reaction Essay

3 Pages 1385 Words
Presently, individuals can witness the clear product of the centrifugal forces surrounding the 1960s, as it pertains to the discourse of race. The destabilizing framework within the 60s deconstructed the 1950s American Dream which idealized heteronormativity, patriarchy, suburbia, middle-class, and the caucasian race. Ultimately, the 60s was a dynamic decade of protests consisting of marginalized communities that sought the acknowledgment...

Response Essay on 'To Build a Fire' by Jack London

2 Pages 878 Words
An unnamed man’s journey through the Yukon forest is an example of the ultimate test of determination and having the will to live. While traveling by himself with only a dog for company, the man thinks back to when an old man advised him against ever going out on the trail in temperatures below -50 degrees. The temperature now is...

Response Essay about Conflict

2 Pages 982 Words
Conflict reflective essay As a paramedic working frontline for an ambulance service, we are first contact for many patients for an acute compliant and with the increased NHS pressures caused by the global pandemic where service users can wait longer for a response this can lead to heightened levels of frustration. This can lead to conflict not only for the...

Response Essay about Getting a Tattoo

2 Pages 907 Words
My main objective for this paper is to explore how tattoos can have a big impact on the Samoan tribe. The overreaching inquiries of this research resemble questions posed in a tattoo research project in the Samoan environment: How does a tattoo have such a significant meaning to the people of the Samoan tribe? In what way does it reflect...

Response Essay on 'Song of Solomon' by Toni Morrison

5 Pages 2114 Words
Toni Morrison is one of the most recognized and honored authors in the world. In addition to her timeless essays and stories such as “Recitatif” and “Tar Baby,” her classic novels have earned her numerous reputable awards including the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize (“Nobel Prize in Literature 1993”). Needless to say, Morrison’s work has ignited and...

Response Essay on Soldiers Home

2 Pages 1107 Words
Soldier. A person who serves in an army force and protects further generations but what if we see past the good? Many individuals have certain views on this for instance people truly believe it’s for the greater good, however, others brutally object and think it’s a waste of life on the battlefield. Most of the deaths during these horrific wars...

Extended Response Essay on a Short Story

3 Pages 1430 Words
Before this class, my personal views of literature consisted of my entire school life. Growing up and having the privilege of being able to attend school to obtain an education, I was introduced to the different types of literature at a young age. However, I was not able to fully appreciate it, seeing as how I did not have the...

Response Essay on Realism

4 Pages 1853 Words
The impulse towards realism is generally seen as a dominant feature of Victorian fiction as it was a movement that deviated from idealistic romantic fiction and portrayed real-life events and situations accurately. In this essay, I will analyze how realism is a dominant feature to a certain extent in Charles Dicken's “Great Expectations” and compare it to the minor realism...

Summary Response Essay on Organic Foods

2 Pages 697 Words
Food has a great impact on the human body, which can both positively and negatively affect the body. It all depends on what kind of foods we consume. Organic foods differ from conventional foods because organic farmers exclude the use of synthetic pesticides and they keep the soil fresh and healthy. Organic foods are also full of nutrients and cost...

Literary Response Essay on Delirium

3 Pages 1552 Words
Within this assessment, I will be using the BEET Tool workbook, which will be shown at the end, and a report on what I was trying to accomplish and how it went with other staff members. Due to moving and being sick, I implemented half of this task at Mater Queensland Hospital before moving and then continued the rest of...

‘Rice for Thanksgiving’: Response Essay

1 Page 658 Words
Introduction "Rice For Thanksgiving" by Sandra Cisneros is a captivating short story that delves into the complexities of cultural identity, family traditions, and the resilience of individuals navigating multicultural environments. In this response essay, we will explore the personal and emotional impact of the story, analyzing its themes, character development, and use of literary techniques. Through a critical examination of...

A Raisin in the Sun' Review: Theatre Response Paper

1 Page 617 Words
Category A, Overall Theatrical Experience The play, A Raisin in the Sun is fundamentally about dreams, as the main characters struggle to deal with the oppressive circumstances ruling their lives. The play further speaks on the issues affecting society then and today, such as unemployment, identity theft, racism, inflation, and corrupt mortgage brokers, all things that shatter people's dreams. Walter,...

Thoughts on the Movie 'Freedom Writers'

1 Page 401 Words
‘Freedom Writers’ is a drama movie was released on 2007 and directed by Richard LaGravenese. This movie is based on a true to life story of Erin Gruwell with her freshmen students in 1994. The movie happened in Woodrow Wilson High School which they encounter difficulties and problem because of their differences, it was extremely chaotic inside and outside of...

The Movie ‘Legally Blonde’: Reaction Paper

1 Page 668 Words
‘Legally Blonde’ is a 2001 American movie directed by Robert Luketic and starring such amazing actors as Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Mathew Davis, and Victor Garber. This film is inspired by the book of Amanda Brown. It wasn't only a narrative about how a stereotypical girl was able to live and transcend her labels, it was also a...

Review of Thomas Balmès' Documentary 'Babies'

3 Pages 1242 Words
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Thomas Balmès documents the early phases of the lives of four culturally different newborns from birth until infancy in the documentary ‘Babies’. The experiences of Ponijao from Namibia, Bayanchandmachi (Bayar) from Mongolia, Mari from Japan and Hattie from California, provide insight into the influences culture has on cognitive development in the first years of life. This movie did not include...

Review of the Movie ‘Wall-E’

1 Page 615 Words
‘Wall-E’ is a movie from 2008 produced by Pixar. The story follows the last robot on the Earth, named Wall-E. For 700 years he has wandered the Earth cleaning trash. He has developed a personality, and when he sees EVE, a shiny new robot, he follows her onto a spaceship. There reside the humans who have become helpless fatties. The...

Review of the Movie ‘Pan's Labyrinth’

1 Page 520 Words
‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ is a fantasy drama scripted and directed by Guillermo del Toro. The story of the film concerns a period of five years after the Spanish Civil War, around the time of the Francoists. It earned numerous international award such as three Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards including Best Film Not in the English Language, the Ariel Award for...

Review of the Movie ‘Inception’

1 Page 576 Words
Imagine a heist, but not from a bank or even a super-secret underground vault in a lair in the middle of Siberia. The heist has absolutely nothing to do with gold, diamonds, money, oil or anything finite really. Doesn't sound a heist, does it? The movie ‘Inception’ directed by Christopher Nolan, follows the adventure of dream ‘extractors’, and how they...

Review of the Movie ‘Dead Poets Society'

1 Page 415 Words
The drama flick ‘Dead Poets Society’ directed by Peter Weir, was released on June 2nd, 1989 in limited numbers, and fully released on June 9th of the same year. With the only notable name at the time being Robin Williams, other modern big-names stars in this movie such as Robert Sean Leonard, and Ethan Hawke. In a school where tradition,...

Review of the Movie 'Titanic'

1 Page 443 Words
‘Titanic’ is a romantic drama with love story film of Jack Dawson played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Rose DeWitt Bukater played by Kate Winslet. Released in the Feb 4, 1998, directed by James Cameron, this movie is the highest grossing film has earned millions and which is more valuable, great love, happiness, exiting, emotional of the viewers all over the...

Review of the Movie 'The Matrix'

2 Pages 837 Words
The well-organized story, fantastically beautiful battles, and unique characters makes ‘The Matrix’ a must see. ‘The Matrix’ is one of the best classic sci-fi action films ever made, which is why I've chosen to write about how it has become one of my favorite movies of all time. The modern and creative story behind ‘The Matrix’ is what sets it...

Review of the Movie 'Spider-Man'

1 Page 439 Words
‘Spider-Man’ was released in 2002 and made $825 million at the global box office making this movie financially successful. Many consider it the first film to start the current trend of superhero films. The main purpose of the movie is to be entertaining. It does this by trying to intrigue the viewer through its big budget ($139 million) and its...

Review of the Movie 'Ready Player One'

1 Page 442 Words
The movie 'Ready Player One' gave us a realistic about for our future generations' situation. The technology shown in the video become more improved and part of daily human activities. In 2045, there were many environmental problems that the Earth faced in the year 2044. However, it's not all lost. There's still a place that people think is a safe...

Review of Steven Spielberg's Movie 'The Post'

2 Pages 1109 Words
‘The Post’ was premiered on December 22, 2017. The movie is a historical political thriller film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg. This movie was critically acclaimed throughout the world. The movie is based on a genuine story, set in the 1970s, it shows the various endeavors made by the writers at The Washington Post who wanted to publish the...

Review of Steven Spielberg's ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’

1 Page 443 Words
The title of this movie is ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’, the director of this film is Steven Spielberg, and the lead actors are Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, and Alison Doody. The company that made this is called Lucasfilm Ltd. and runs for 2h 8m. This movie comes under the genre as an action/adventure movie where Indiana Jones is...

Review of ‘Dead Poets Society’

1 Page 552 Words
Through this movie, Peter Weir has presented the traditional educational system of America. The movie involves the imposition of things on students which they do not want to do. Peter Weir has dramatized a story that clearly exhibits the so called best educational institution. Peter weir is attempting to expose the reality that imposition of things upon students can have...

Reflections on the Series ‘Game of Thrones’

1 Page 405 Words
I think everyone has heard about the fantastic series ‘Game of Thrones’. ‘Game of Thrones’ is an American fantasy drama series created by David Benioff. This series spread widely because of its fascinating story and events. It has conquered the world and attracts audience of different age and preferences. It combines between action, drama, fantasy, adventure, and tragedy. Although the...

Reflections on the Movie ‘No Country for Old Men’

1 Page 416 Words
Reflecting on the movie ‘No Country for Old Men’, I observed the characters are much more a set of archetypes, practically metaphorical, that integrate a chaotic puzzle in favor of a central message. The main characters (Llewelyn Moss, Anton Chigurh, and Sheriff Bell) are all suffering because of their desires. Sheriff Bell desires to follow the steps from his dad,...

Reflections on the Movie ‘Coach Carter’

1 Page 459 Words
The 2005 movie ‘Coach Carter’ is a biographical teen sports drama about the incredible basketball coach Ken Carter. Coach Carter is hired to be the new basketball coach for the Richmond Oilers. Coach Ken Carter after becoming the new coach he requires the team members if they want to play in his team, they have to sign a contract the...

Reflections on the Movie ‘12 Years a Slave’

1 Page 487 Words
The movie ‘12 Years a Slave’ was about a man named Solomon Northup, an educated man living in Saratoga, New York, during the 1840s. He was known as the best fiddle player in the community. The movie has several flashbacks between his present slave life and his life previous as a free man. This is probably referring to the beginning...
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