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The Crucible Essay – A Paper on Fear Betrayal Superstition and Politics
By: Marie Fincher

September 09, 2015

The Crucible is a play that was written about the Salem Witch trials. In it, the writer, Arthur Miller, deftly demonstrates how vindictiveness, mass panic, manipulation, and ignorance can combine with tragic results. His play demonstrates how the Salem Witch trials impacted several families and individuals, some innocent and some not so innocent. Although the plot of this play related to events that occurred centuries earlier, The Crucible is in reality a skewering commentary of McCarthyism. Read more
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Sell Yourself in any Job Interview with these 4 Steps
By: Marie Fincher

September 09, 2015

Why is it that several equally qualified candidates can interview for a job, but only one or two will make to the second or interview or be offered a job? Clearly each candidate had a resume or CV that warranted a callback. Therefore, it must be the interview that is causing people to be culled. Read more
Writing the Lolita Book Review
By: Marie Fincher

September 07, 2015

Lolita was not published in English until 1955, and it was promptly banned from every school library, many college libraries, and most public libraries. The content was considered so horrific and extreme, no one wanted to expose teens or young adults to it. Since that time, however, the novel has been studied because of its themes and its depiction of European and American culture at the time of its writing. Read more
Tighten Up Your 5-Paragraph Essay
By: Marie Fincher

September 04, 2015

You learned the basics of a 5-aragraph essay way back in middle school. Over time, however, as your writing tasks and topics became more complex, so did your essay structures. Once you get into English comp class in college, however, you will be required to write quite a number of 5-paragraph essays, and so it is probably time to review how to structure one. Read more
5 Steps for your Best Cause and Effect Essay
By: Marie Fincher

September 02, 2015

A cause and effect essay is written with the purpose of analyzing the causes and/or effects of a single event. Depending on the exact nature of the assignment, a student may focus solely on causes, solely on effects, or equally on both. Read more
How to Improve Writing Skills: a Guide for Young Writers
By: Marie Fincher

August 31, 2015

There are so many benefits to having good writing skills. You will fare much better on your papers and other classroom assignments for one thing. If you work, the ability to effectively communicate in writing is always a boon. There are even situations in everyday life where good writing skills are extremely useful. Read more
How to Organize a Research Paper
By: Marie Fincher

August 28, 2015

When students work on research papers, they usually spend hours gathering their sources, reading, and taking notes. What they often forget to think about is how to organize a research paper. At this point, you may be wondering what there is to think about. Aren’t research papers written in the same order all the time (intro, body, conclusion)? Read more
How to Select Quotes for an Essay
By: Marie Fincher

August 26, 2015

Using quotes in an essay can serve several purposes. If you are trying to argue a point in your essay, a quote from a respected professional can add authority to your writing. You can also use a quote as an attention getter in your introductory paragraph. Quotes can inspire readers, make them laugh, and make them think. Read more
The Global Warming Essay
By: Marie Fincher

August 24, 2015

A global warming essay may have many different purposes and organization structures.If you listen to the vast majority of scientists in the field, the answer is “yes.” If you listen to many politicians and religious leaders, along with a minority of scientists (some of whom are on the payroll of big oil companies), the answer is either “no” or that there is not enough evidence to support the claim. Read more
Quantitative Research Paper
By: Marie Fincher

August 21, 2015

A quantitative research paper requires factual data that has been gathered in a concrete and numerical way. If you have been asked or you have chosen to produce a quantitative research paper, whether you are reporting on the quantitative research of others or beginning your own quantitative research project, you must understand the difference between the terms “quantitative” and “qualitative.” Read more
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