Category : Languages and literature

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.. an insecure man

T.S. Eliot presents Prufrock as a unique individual in The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. The poem is a collection of the thoughts, feelings, and interactions of a man’s experience with love. Love, like all emotions are unique to the individual. Prufrock is an individual separated from love by his insecurities and not a model of life. Prufrock’s insecurities far exceed common doubt. Repetitively he questions himself “Do I Dare?”. Uncertainty conflicts people at times, but Prufrock’s struggle is […]

Paraphrasing Exercise

Paraphrasing by Definition: Express the meaning of (the writer or speaker or something written or spoken) using different words, especially to achieve greater clarity. Paraphrase Several compelling sources from Karnasiewic’s essay “The Campus Crusade for Guys” agree that strong affirmative action exists for males in many postsecondary schools. Public schools attempt to balance gender ratios in spite of applicants’ merit and the law. In fact, recent anti-affirmative action lobbying may have driven such policies behind locked doors (910). Paraphrase with […]

Tom Hodgkinson: Evaluating “Friends Like These . . .”

Tom Hodgkinson’s essay “Friends Like These . . .” is flawed and his argument is profoundly ineffective I pity Tom Hodgkinson; reading his article “With Friends Like These. . .” beckons the same profound annoyances as an argument with a stubborn child. In the essay, Hodgkinson persistently attempts to slander Facebook and the “[500] million suckers” who use it (326), but his work quickly develops into a faulty and ineffective argument. Moreover, his claims rely on hilarious warrants that establish […]

Failure of Capitalism in Dr. Wall’s biography: Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie is iconic of “rags to riches”, but at the peak of his fortunes, his life of the American Dream obligated him to return his riches to the common wealth. Wall’s biography of this man supports that capitalism fails social welfare by providing a first-class account of Carnegie, who was the most successful capitalist of the time-and saw all the woes of capitalism in his life. Born 1835, Carnegie was raised in Dunfermline, Scotland at a period of political […]