An essay is a non-fiction work making arguments or setting out opinions on any topic.
A story about a blue jay named Jakie. This chapter focuses on his mischevious behavior.
An essay/argument for Sir Isaac Newton and the author’s mathematical beliefs and philosophies. The full title is "A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics: In answer To a Pamphlet of Philalethes Cantabrigiensis, intitled, Geometry no Friend to Infidelity, or a Defence of Sir ISAAC NEWTON, and the BRITISH Mathematicians. Also an Appendix concerning Mr. WALTON’s Vindication of the Principles of Fluxions contained in the ANALYST."
History is within everyone, so living life is the best way to know history/people/life. History books should be written from this more open, organic perspective. Someone experiencing life is closer to true knowledge than someone who reads about it.
This book collects essays of Robert Louis Stevenson, including selections from Across the Plains (1892) and Essays of Travel (1911).
The Souls of Black Folk is a classic work of African–American literature by activist W.E.B. Du Bois. The book, published in 1903, contains several essays on race, some of which had been previously published in Atlantic Monthly magazine. Du Bois drew from his own experiences to develop this groundbreaking work on being African–American in American society. Outside of its notable place in African–American history, The Souls of Black Folk also holds an important place in social science as one of the early works to deal with sociology.
The speaker compares the feelings and hopes of youth at Christmastime with the changes that occur with age.
The author discusses the many wonders of nature that can be witnessed while traveling between Mandarin and St. Augustine, Florida.
The Author gives a detailed description of the vegetation and wildlife that surrounds the St. Johns River.
The Rough Riders’ time in Tampa is filled with misunderstandings which they deal with as best they can.
The Author describes the scenery in St. Augustine, Florida.
The author discusses the different presentations of wealth in European and American culture, focusing on the concept of "a well furnished apartment".
The author presents his opinion on poetry and the ultimate goal of art.
The author presents his theory on the subject of compositiion.
The author presents his opinion of English poetry.