Category: Essays Examples

A Dangerous Method Review

I guess before reviewing “A Dangerous Method,” I should say at least a couple of words about its subject: psychoanalysis and people impersonating it. A long time has passed since psychoanalysis was considered to be an extraordinary, revolutionary, and scandalous method. Today, it is often seen as nothing but one of the ways to treat…
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Causes of the Great Depression

Beginning in the United States, the Great Depression was a worldwide economic depression. According to data, it was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of its kind in the 20th century. It is said the Great Depression started on September 4th, 1929, through various factors. According to experts, the causes of the Great Depression…
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Ultimate Chess Match

I was the fool at school, a member of the “dumb class,” the mentally challenged. I was branded as incompetent in a politically-correct way: a special needs student. Apparently, because I was not interested in school, did not care for my grades, and took a more creative approach to homework, I was termed as such.…
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What is Diwali?

As one of the most searched-for questions on Google in 2018, “What is Diwali?” has a simple and not-so-simple answer. Diwali is primarily a Hindu five-day festival that celebrates good triumphing over evil. I say “primarily” because diwali is celebrated in other religions as well, such as Jainism, Sikhism, and Buddhism in some degree. Anyway,…
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What Use Can Virtual Reality Be?

Getting used to technologies that seemed fantastic about a decade ago is now something everyone has to do. Technological progress is so rapid that technologies become obsolete in a couple of years after they appear. One of the best examples of this thesis would be laser compact disks. Who now listens to music on CD…
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Technologies That Will Disappear in the Next 5 Years

All of us have witnessed technologies go into oblivion. Every five-ten years, a technological device becomes obsolete and vanishes, substituted by a more advanced and efficient analogue. CD players are an example of this process: in the beginning of the 2000s, every teenager owned one; nowadays, it is difficult to find at least one person…
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Tales from Tahiti

This article [Tales from Tahiti] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2011/02/08/tales-from-tahiti/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to reuse it please see: http://publicdomainreview.org/legal/ The book variously titled in its two small self-published editions “Tahiti, Memoirs of Marau Taaroa,” or “Memoirs of Arii Taimai” was a collaboration between the American…
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Why People Should Read Books

By Nicholas Klacsanzky It is strange to think that now I am a writer and an editor. Writing was my worst subject in elementary school, and even in high school (though mathematics was a solid rival). How did I get out of that deficiency? By reading tons of books. But what prompted this fascination with…
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Terrorism

By Nicholas Klacsanzky Terrorism is affecting countless countries in the world right now. The topic is hotly debated and a part of the collective fear of our global society. However, do common people understand exactly what terrorism is and implies? In order to educate readers, we will have a breakdown of what the term “terrorism”…
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Certified Copy

By Valentine Rossetti Persian director and pioneer of Iranian new wave cinema Abbas Kiarostami graces the silver screen with his oeuvre once more. Not since the halcyon days of Through the Olive Trees (1994) and Taste of Cherry (1997), when his creative output was in full flow have we been treated to such visual brilliance,…
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