ADVENTURE IN AFGHANISTAN: Essay Topics

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ADVENTURE IN AFGHANISTAN She doesn’t wear a burkha, but never steps out without a hijah. She has picked up a smattering of Dari, and travels around the beautiful war-ravaged Afhan countryside without bodyguard What’s more, Bhawna Agarwal loves the local mehman nawazi so much that she lives as a house guest with an Afghan family in Kabul. This when most foreigners in the city cannot imagine living outside a UN-approved safe guest­house with shatter-proof windows, high barbwired walls and a burly pathan to guard its gates. No wonder, Bhawna finds her life in the badlands of Afghanistan “exciting, challenging and adventurous with enough risk involved.” But Bhawna is not alone. Ever since the guns have died down in the picturesque Kabul valley, and the world is doing its bit to reconstruct the war-torn country piece-by-piece, thou­sands of foreigners have made the country their home. From UN agencies to NGOs, private donor agencies to MNCs. everyone now has a presence in this country once overrun by the Tulibans. Interestingly, many among these have attracted Indian women, who have given up their cushy life, to work in the strife-torn country. They are ordinary women, living extraordinary lives. They brave threats, face restrictions and sometimes, have close shaves too – – after...
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ANCIENT GREECE: Essay Writing Topics

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ANCIENT GREECE Geographical Location The Ancient Greek civilization was located on today’s Greek land, Ionian Islands, Asia Minor, South Italy, and Sic­ily. It is surrounded by mountains and in the north by water. The Ionian and the Aegean seas, together with natural islands and bays, gave the Greeks the opportunity to develop their maritime commerce and their rich culture. The mountains, which surrounded Greece, gave us the picture of its political character. From early times, the Greeks lived in independent set­tlements, and they were isolated from one another. Later, these settlements grew up into “poles” or city-states. The Mediterranean Sea moderates Greeks climate cool­ing air in summer and warmth in winter period. Summers are generally hot and dry, and winters are mild and rainy in coastal regions. In mountain, region winters are stronger. Greek’s History The Greek civilization has made great contributions in many areas to western society. Greeks scientists made revolutionary discoveries in medicine, mathematics, physics, and astronomy. They also developed the expression of individu­ality. Those are only some reasons why the Greek civilization was and still is one of the most important civilizations in the world. Time Periods Protogeometric Style (1100-900 BC) The protogeometric period is time of economic and cul­tural depression. The depths of this depression...
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ABUSING THE FORCE: Essay Writing

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ABUSING THE FORCE The fundamental purposes of law enforcement are the serve and protect the individuals of society. Rough treatment is often times afflicted upon unruly citizens as an alternative reform of discipline. Police abuse remains one of the most serious and divisive human rights violations of today. The secrecy, stress, and dangers of police work leads to an insular and close-knit occupational culture that results in a strong distinction between members of the police and society. An in-depth investigation on police brutalization and its causes of corrupting within the 1991 beating of Rodney King is evalu­ated by means of the credibility within the rights of citizens in Canada and the United States, the effects from prejudice affliction, and the societal disparagement on morals of the cultures in policing. Corruption is both a result and cause of the separation of the police from society. The isolation of the police can lead to a divergence of the values of law enforcement officials from those that the rest of society professes to uphold. The early morning of March 3, 1991 illustrates the horrific crime in Los Angeles, California. Several California Highway Pa­trol cruisers chase Rodney King, a robbery parolee, speeding over 110 miles per hour down the Los Angeles strip. King,...
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A TALE OF TWO CITIES- A HISTORICAL FICTION: Essay Topics

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A TALE OF TWO CITIES- A HISTORICAL FICTION A Tale of Two Cities is a novel categorized as historical fiction. Historical fiction is a composite material, with a por­tion of history embedded in a matrix of fiction. A Tale of Two Cities is appropriately titled, as the novel is the story of Eng­land and Revolutionary France; as a result it can be catego­rized as historical fiction. A Tale of Two Cities is parallel to history in many different respects. The English setting, and atmosphere, is similarly portrayed, as it actually existed in the seventeenth century. In the novel, Dickens goes into more detail about Revolutionary France in history with regards to setting, politics and the social structure, as well as the events, which occurred during the revolution. Dickens may not have been totally accurate with his historical information, but he vividly portrays the atmosphere of England and France dur­ing this period. The French Revolution, by Carlyle, was the main source of Dickens’ information for his novel with the two settings, London and Paris. Adopting Carlyle’s philosophy of history, Dickens created A Tale of Two Cities with a tightly structured plot, developed through a series of amazingly detailed and vivid pictures. The English setting of A Tale of Two Cit­ies...
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A FEMINIST APPROACH ON JONATHAN SWIFT’S “GULLIVER TRAVELS”: Essay

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A FEMINIST APPROACH ON JONATHAN SWIFT’S “GULLIVER TRAVELS” The purpose of this essay is to analyze Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels from feminist perspective. To fully understand the views that Swift exhibited, with respect to feminist approach, it is important to have some background on Swift himself and women’s role in society in the eighteenth cen­tury. In the time of Swift, women were considered the legal responsibility of their fathers or husbands. Whatever a woman said in public was a reflection of the ideas of her father or husband. The ideal wife was obedient, for if not their husbands were allowed to physically discipline them. The gen­eral view of women was that of an object to be enjoyed by men. It was feared that education of women might lead to a subversion of the natural order which gave men unquestioned dominance. It was commonly believed among men that women need not be educated at all, because their main pur­poses in society were to tend to domestic dealings and pro­creation. Swift’s view of woman was influenced by the times and the society that he lived in. The paucity of love in author’s childhood and the little exposure he had to women when he was growing up also attributed to the corrosive...
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POLICEMAN: Short Essay

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POLICEMAN The policeman is a government servant. He is a very useful person in our society. Some people think that a policeman is a cruel being, but, in fact, he serves the public and is a friend of good people. The policeman is a guardian of law and is supposed to follow it. He is always ready to save the people from bad characters and dangerous situations at the cost of his own life. He has to take many risks while performing his functions. We find policeman mostly at crossings. He wears a khaki uniform. He keeps a stick in hand and sometimes a revolver He keeps watch over unsocial elements. He lets the public live peacefully. He helps if any accident takes place and keeps the criminals under check. Policeman can be called for duty any time, even at night He maintains law and order in the city. He has to keep away from his family and thus cannot look after his children properly. Sometimes he has to fight with robbers and thieves. In spite of his hard duties he is lowly paid. We find ourselves safe due to policeman. He also controls traffic on roads. The policeman should be polite to all and should sympathize with the people...
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JOURNEY BY AEROPLANE: Essay Topics

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JOURNEY BY AEROPLANE I have two uncles living abroad. One is in England and the other in the U. S. A. They have been writing constantly to my father to send me there during my summer vacations. This year my uncle, who is in England, invited me. I persuaded my father to allow me to visit him. He agreed after great persuasion. Dates and programme in connection with my departure were worked out. It was decided that I should travel by British Airways plane. I applied for the passport and completed other formalities. After getting my passport, visa was obtained from the British Embassy. I was asked to report an hour before the departure of the plane at the airline counter. I, along with my parents, who came to see me off, reached Indira Gandhi International Airport and reported at the counter of British airways. The usual formality was gone through. They took away my suit-case and bag after thorough examination for putting into the luggage room of the plane and allowed to have brief case with me. I boarded the plane. The airhostess checked my ticket and led me to the seat marked in the chart. When all the passengers had boarded and the time for departure came,...
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IF I WERE PRIME MINISTER: Essay Writing

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IF I WERE PRIME MINISTER India being a democratic country holds a very important position in the world. In fact, she is the largest democracy in the world. It is but natural that every citizen can hope of becoming the prime minister of the country. I also hope to succeed to that position one day, if I happen to outshine other students in studies and then manage to have numerous admirers who will elect me first a Member of Parliament. I shall try my best to become very popular among the elected members so that they could elect me their leader. As a matter of fact, the prime minister is the real ruler of the country and he is responsible only to the elected body, the Lok Sabha. Whosoever is the prime minister, he wields the powers to rule the nation. My first task after becoming the prime minister will be to choose the best ministers for my cabinet. I will further ensure that technically sound young men should also find a place in the cabinet so that their expertise is used for the betterment of the country. Then, I will see that all the big mills be nationalized so that the profit earned through labourers’ hard work should...
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HOW I SPENT SUMMER VACATION: Essay

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HOW I SPENT SUMMER VACATION The summer vacation in Delhi begins on May I every year. Much before it began we started planning as to how to spend it. My sister wanted to go to Jammu and Kashmir, but my parents did not agree. I suggested that we should go to Shillong. But my sister proposed that we must see Darjeeling. My father suggested that we would go to both the places, with one month’s stay at each place. So, it was decided that we would be going first to Shillong and then to Darjeeling. My father reserved four births in Assam Mail which left the New Delhi Railway Station on May 5. It was a very long and tedious journey. The train passed through three states-Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal-before it crossed over to Guwahati in Assam. We were travelling in a first class compartment. Our mother had prepared meals for the first day’s lunch which we took in the morning. In the evening we reached Kanpur and took our meals at the station. On its way, the train passes through Patna. We had changed to meter-gauge train at Barauni. The train reached Guwahati in the evening. Before reaching Guwahati we crossed the Brahmaputra River over which...
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DOWRY: Essay Writing Topics

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DOWRY Dowry means those gifts and presents which are given by a father or a guardian to his daughter at the time of her marriage. In ancient times, it was considered as a sort of help to the newlyweds to establish their own home. Mostly the dowry in those days was in kind, say a variety of things useful for new homes, and not in cash, as the system now prevails. Those gifts were given voluntarily and without any demands made under pressure. About a hundred years ago, there was a custom that the prospective husband used to offer gifts and presents to his would-be bride’s father. But this custom proved a major handicap for many persons who could not marry early in life for want of funds to buy such gifts. There were many unfortunates who could not marry at all for this reason. But custom are never stationary. They undergo changes. Now, at present this custom has been reversed. Instead of the prospective husband, it is the bride’s parents who have to offer gifts and presents to the bridegroom and his parents. As such, it has become extremely difficult to arrange a girl’s marriage without dowry. Now, the system has become a social evil. Dowry system has...
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AN IDEAL STUDENT:Essay Topics

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AN IDEAL STUDENT A student who has many qualities of the head and the heart can truly be called an ideal student. He must be a man of principles. His conduct and character should be exemplary. He should follow regular habits. He gets up early in the morning and does some exercise and even take morning walk. He is always neat and tidy. He always sticks to the rules of keeping himself healthy. He is always punctual in attending school. He works very hard at school. He always does his home-task. His result is always good. In examinations, he tries his best to top the list of successful students. An ideal student divides his time in appropriate manner. Besides attending school regularly, he devotes a fixed period for games and exercises. He also studies at home regularly and revises all the lessons that he has learnt at school the same day. Even at school, he takes extra care to learn his subjects wholeheartedly. He keeps friendly relations with other students. He always respects teachers and students. He always helps his class-mates, if they approach him for it. He tries his best to keep away from undesirable activities. An ideal student always keeps his promise. He is never proud of...
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A VISIT TO EXHIBITION: Short Essay

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A VISIT TO EXHIBITION Last winter an international fair was held at PragatiMaidan. It attracted huge crowds. Almost all the states of the Union and many foreign countries setup their pavilions. Prominent among foreigners were: Japan, Russia, West Germany, Sweden, France, Great Britain and the U.S.A. All the pavilions were tastefully decorated. Different countries displayed their products. The goods displayed included heavy machines, models of rockets and atomic reactors, etc. The US pavilion was the largest, displaying atomic reactor among other things. Next to the U.S.A. pavilion was the pavilion of Great Britain which presented agricultural and industrial machinery Japan put up electronic goods including a giant robot and computers. Some of the devices were truly amazing. West Germany displayed heavy machines in the field of printing and mining. Sweden presented machines and implements used for deep sea fishing. India had also put up quite an attractive show. H.M.T. factory, Bangalore, Bharat Heavy Electricals and steel plants displayed their products, showing rapid industrial progress of the country under the public sector. In the private sector, many well-known companies like Panasonic, Tata, BPL, Telco, Philips, LG, Kirloskar Electricals, Godrej, etc setup their stalls in most impressive manner. There were also on show handicrafts, readymade garments, sport goods, plastic toys, etc....
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A SCENE AT RAILWAY STATION: Essay Writing

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A SCENE AT RAILWAY STATION I visited New Delhi railway station last Monday. I had to receive a friend. He was coming from Mumbai. It was morning time. Yet there was a big crowd there and great hustle and bustle. There were a number of men and women in front of booking windows. I could buy a platform ticket with great difficulty. Inside, the passengers and collies were running with luggage hither and thither to catch the train. Hawkers were shouting. Compartments of all the trains were fully packed with people. Some people were fighting for seats. A few children were crying. They were uneasy because of rush Women were nervous as they could not feel easy in crowded compartments. My friend’s train ‘Rajdhani Express’ arrived at 8 A.M. As the train touched the platform, collies rushed to hold luggage. They seemed to be greedy and were charging four times the due. The railway staff was helpless in controlling them. But the stalls were full of goods. There were books, newspapers, medicines, water bottles, soft drinks, toys, food items, fruits, playing cards, biscuits and pitchers. Lights were very powerful. Loudspeakers were announcing regularly the timings of the in-coming and out-going trains. Some television sets were also there to display...
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A RAINY DAY: Essay

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A RAINY DAY One day in July, I got up early and saw that the sky was overcast with thick black clouds. I felt relieved that there would be a respite from hot weather. As I was thinking how to welcome the first shower of the season, my class-mate and next door neighbour, Tushar, came to me. He suggested that we should welcome the rains in the open. So, we decided to go to India Gate lawns to get wet. We changed our dress to half-paints and T-shirts and put on water-proof canvas shoes. Both of us took permission from our respective parents to go out. We came out of our houses. As soon as we stepped out, it began to drizzle and cold breeze started. We decided to walk two kilometers to the lawns. We expected the place to be deserted, but it was not so. There were many men and women of all ages. Some of them were taking stroll. There were many children also. Some of them were playing football and some others running hither and thither. In the meantime drizzle changed into light rain and then into heavy downpour. Some old men scrambled for shelter under dripping trees. But I and Tushar decided to go...
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Essay Writing about CLASS CONSCIOUSNESS IN PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

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CLASS CONSCIOUSNESS IN PRIDE AND PREJUDICE       Originally written in the late 1700s, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice satirically depicts the universal ideals in Re­gency England, primarily regarding social class. Austen fol­lows the development of an outspoken, middle-class British woman, Elizabeth Bennet, as she encounters and overcomes the many social barriers that separate her from her aristocratic neighbors. Throughout the novel, Lizzie must confront soci­ety’s class-consciousness, particularly with her family’s grow­ing relationship with the wellborn Bingleys and their friend, Mr. Darcy. It is clear that author, Jane Austen, intended Pride and Prejudice to be a parody of English society’s emphasis on the social class structure, which parallels the social class system of today. Although our present-day social class system is more flexible than it was in the 1700s, members of the elite, espe­cially celebrities, are still more apt to marry other upper-class citizens, rather than their social inferiors. For example, it is expected by society, and usually veritable that rock stars, ac­tors and models tend to pursue partners from a comparable social class. Similarly, a marriage between Fitzwilliam Darcy and Anne de Bourgh, daughter of the distinguished Lady Catherine de Bourgh, is expected because both parties are of equally notable lineage and hail from the same prestigious family. The union...
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