Posts about “essays”

The Paradox of Popularity

The Paradox of Popularity

I took a class in the Fall of ’94 called Desire and Power in Western Literature. I hated the class and I’m pretty sure the professor, Dr. Snodgrass, didn’t like me very much. I wrote this rambling, terrible excuse for a term paper, in November of that year. It is titled “The Paradox of Popularity: or What does the 1994 MLB strike have to do with being a Tom Petty fan?”

Coleridge and Wordsworth

Coleridge and Wordsworth

Discuss the differences in the ways the image of sunset functions in Wordsworth’s Intimations of Immortality and Coleridge’s The Lime-Tree.

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

An essay on gender roles I wrote in college in 1994

Cheaters, Inc.

Cheaters, Inc.

The people at hemingwaypapers.com claim to have “nearly one hundred different essays” for sale. The site is allegedly a resource for research, but it smells more like plaigarism to me. At $8.95 / page you would probably be better served by doing all the work on your own. Trust me, students, your Hemingway professor has

Hills Like White Elephants

Hills Like White Elephants

An essay on “Hills Like White Elephants” by Genia Stevens

Hills Like White Elephants (2)

Hills Like White Elephants (2)

An essay on “Hills Like White Elephants” by Marga Mansilla Olmos

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Death of the Author, an essay on “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” by Tomasz Renkiel

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

An essay on “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” by David Gagne

Finding Patterns in Hemingway and Camus

Finding Patterns in Hemingway and Camus

An essay on A Farewell to Arms by Robert D. Lane and Steven M. Lane

What Is This?

davidgagne.net is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

bartender.live

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.

Hemingway

You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.