The Wasp Factory
“A Gothic horror story of quite exceptional quality...macabre, bizarre and...quite impossible to put down.”
The above quote is the response of the Financial Times to the best-selling novel, “The Wasp Factory”, and in my opinion, truer words were never spoken. I myself had to force the book out of my hands in the early hours of the morning on several occasions. This clearly says something about the sheer power of Iain Bank’s debut novel. Whether you...
Sample essay topic, essay writing: Juveniles - 1254 words
As I entered the juvenile detention facility on 150th, I began to wonder about the female detainee I was going to interview regarding placement. I am sitting in a locked room with a desk, two (2) chairs and a large plexie glass window. As the staff arrived she was accompanied with Farouka (the name has been changed to protect confidentiality). Farouka is a 14-year-old Caucasian/Hispanic female small...
A drunk bus driver and a bad accident
Written by: Jmazzino
Sometimes, even from the most unsuspecting people wonderful and profound messages can originate. This is the story of one such incident when much could be learned from a person like that.
On the way to school one day, this kid named Patrick went around telling everyone that he had some beer in his lunch box. Now in the 9th grade, this topic of conversation is new and exciting. He was the center of attention, and was enjoying it immensely....
Sample essay topic, essay writing: Marajuana - 1173 words
Marijuana is a mood altering and psychoactive drug that has many nicknames, such as pot, weed, ganja, and herb. In South America the drug is referred to as dogga, in Turkey it is kabak, in Morocco it is called kif, and in Brazil it is popularly known as djoma (Americana 287). It is an ancient drug that dates back for hundreds of years to China. In fact, it comes from Chinese herbal dating back from 2700...
Art Of China
Sample essay topic, essay writing: Art Of China - 1202 words
China has the world's oldest living civilization. It's written history goes back almost 3,500 years, and the history told by it's artifacts and artwork goes back much farther. The oldest known works of Chinese art include pottery and jade carvings from the time of 5000 BC. Jade is a general term used to describe either jadeite or nephrite, known as true jade. It's composed of several minerals. It's...
Tropical Africa: Food Production and the Inquiry Model
Hunger is the result of disasters such as drought, floods, the changing of the jet stream patterns and other natural disasters. They are beyond our control.
It has been estimated that one third of the land in Tropical Africa is potentially cultivable, though only about 6% of it is currently cultivated. However, to change farming from a low-/p>
There are a number of environmental factors, related mostly to climate, soils and health, resisting easy developmental...
SpongeBob Squarepants and Squidward Tentacles – compare and contrast
Written by: Starvinmmarvin69 (starvinmmarvin69@aol. com)
SpongeBob Squarepants and Squidward tentacles are both a part of Nickelodeon’s best show SpongeBob Squarepants. SpongeBob and Squidward have a few similarities but most of all they are very different, even though the both of them live under the sea they have different personalities and they like different things.
SpongeBob and Squidward both live under the sea in Bikini Bottom. They are next-door neighbors...