Debate Structure & Etiquette

•    Introductions should precede the debate. •    The debater should not offer emotional appeals. H/she should concentrate on the evidence. •    The debater should never falsify, create or distort evidence. •    The debater should never publicly disagree with the decision of the judge or the audience. Winners need to be congratulated by the opposition. •  …

Song of Solomon Essay

Throughout Toni Morrison’s novel, Song of Solomon, many characters within the Michigan community of North side form relationships with each other. However too often, are the female characters in these relationships emotionally and physically abused or even abandoned by their male companions. Such abuse goes without reprimand and instead is instilled as heroism on the…

Green Grass, Running Water Character Anaylsis

George Morningstar. Like the man who he alludes to, General Custer, George Morningstar posses an American patriotism that borderlines insanity. His zeal for American superiority blinds him to different perspectives on anything pertaining or challenging America’s supremacy. His brutal abuse of Latisha and undermining of Native traditions could be an analogue to General Custer’s motives…

The White Squall Essay

The movie “White Squall” takes place in the 1960s upon the schooner “Albatross”. Thirteen boys from across the United States were collectively brought together for an eight month stay upon the boat to be educated and hopefully find direction in their lives. Under the guidance of Christopher “Skipper” Sheldon and his wife Dr. Alice Sheldon,…