My Favorite Book
Reading books is my pastime. Books are my never-falling friends. When I am out of tune with myself, I take recourse to reading books by great writers and masterminds. I have read a number of books. Some books leave a profound influence upon our minds. The book which has appealed to me the most is “My Experiments With Truth”, written by Mahatma Gandhi. It throws a flood of light on his personality and thought. It is ideas and thoughts that have moved the world. This book centers round two things: Gandhiji’s patriotism and his struggle for India’s freedom. He fought against injustice and inequality with the weapons of truth and non-violence. The book brings out how Gandhiji awakened the sleeping Indians with his moral force and aroused in them a love for liberty. The book also points out Gandhiji’s own weaknesses. To him, God was truth and truth was God. He never tried to conceal anything about his life. He believed that politics should be tempered with morality. I like this book because it has proved a turning point in my life. I have learnt a lot from this great book. It remains one of the most precious treasures of mankind. It makes a very good reading. Every sentence of this book has a touch of sincerity. It is written in a simple but effective style. It is worth reading.
Essay No. 2
My Favorite Book
A book has a great power to make us good or bad. A good books may be very useful for us while a bad book may do great harm to us. It is very easy to read books but it is difficult to select a book for reading purpose. A book gives us company. A book increases our knowledge. It improves us mentally and spiritually. So a great care is needed in selecting a good book. The matter of the book affects the mid while reading the book.
I have read many books. If we gain nothing after reading the cheap type of book, it means we have wasted our time in reading useless book. It is only passing the time with no benefit. I have read Ramayana written by Tulsidas. I liked it most, still I like it and it would be liked by me in future also. It influenced me most. This is my favourite book. I love it most. The book has many charms of its own. It is more interesting than a novel. It is more philosophic than any book on philosophy. It is a complete moral code. Hence, it has influenced me most. It contains the life story of Rama who is thought to be an incarnation of God. Hence it is a religious book which helps us to make us good an pious.
The book is full of ideals. It presents every situation of life. from the examples given in this book, we learn how we should behave with our parents, brothers, sisters, friends, enemies, teachers, learned persons, strangers, husbands, wives , sons and even the low caste people. It teaches us to be brave and sons and even the low caste people. It teaches us to be brave and cheerful in all circumstances. Thus, we may call it the best book for character- building in the world.
Rama was the son of King Dashrath of Ayodhya. He was a wonderful man. To obey the orders of his father, he went into exile for 14 years. His wife Sita, and brother Lakshman went with him. Ravana the King of Lanka stole away Sita. Lord Rama invaded Lanka and defeated Ravana. He got his wife back. Rama protected Rishis and killed demons. Sita as an ideal wife, was the follower of Rama in all his joys and sorrows. Rama’s father Dashrath, died of grief without Rama but kept his word. Rama obeyed his father’s wish and brother, Lakshman went with him to serve him with heart and soul. Bharat too did not accept crown but ruled over Ayodhya as Rama’s Steward.
Ram loved the people and the people respected him. He treated the low caste boatman as his own brother. In the forest of Chitra Koot, he treated the Bhils as his own men. He became a true protector of all sages in trouble. His friendship with Sugriva is an example for us. Hanuman proved his true follower. Site lived the life of purity and devotion in Lanka.
Thus we see that victory comes to the good people. The wicked people suffer in the end. Ramayana gives us Consolation when we are in trouble.
Essay No. 3
My Favorite Book
Books are the best food for our mind. They give us a peculiar joy and we forget all the cares and worries of life. the serious books are intended for sober and thoughtful minds. They mold our thought and give us a proper direction. They are the best guides and philosophers. I an myself greatly influenced by Bhagwad Gita, the greatest book which India has produced so far. It has no rival. It teaches us the secrets of ideal life and duty.
Bhagawad Gita tells us that we should do our duty at all times whatever the duty is at the moment and forget everything else. When we do our duty, we should not look for any kind of reward. When our duty is done properly, it is its own reward. We should not do anything for our profits and we should not be afraid of losses. Whatever we do, it should be done out of a high sense of duty.
In order to do our duties properly, Bhagawad Gita tells us, we should rise above the pains of opposites. Neither could nor heat should disturbed us. We should not care for gains and losses, pleasures and pains. We should keep our minds steady like a flame in a hurricane lamp which is not disturbed by the wind outside.
Bhagawad Gita embodies a message for Lord Krishna to Arjuna in the battle of Mahabharata, Arjuna was unwilling to fight because he would not like to kill his kith and kin. But Lord Krishna told him that was his duty at the moment because they were responsible for much evil in the world. Besides, the people whom he was to kill were already killed by God. He was only to lift his sword and they would fall. He was not the killer. True killer was God. The time for the death of Kurus had come. He was only an agent of the will go God.
Bhagawad Gita does not tell us to renounce the world for Godly pursuits but instructs to be more active in the worldly affairs but not be involved himself in the love of this world. The life here is all temporary and as such being attached to the world is the biggest blunder. We have to live this life temporarily and prepare for a larger life beyond this world. Love of the people is the actual love of God is what Bhagawad Gita teaches.
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Harry Potter is My Favorite Book
By the time students are accepted in college, they are expected to know how to write essays. Essays are assigned by tutors as a way of evaluating students’ levels of understanding of the course materials and their writing skills.
Writing an essay can be just about any topic, even though students come up with such topics, these topics are generated from class lectures. For example, an essay on Harry Potter as one of my favorite books is a common topic assigned to literature students. The paper entails describing several aspects of the character Harry Potter by JK. Rowling. Students are expected to present what makes the book different from other literature and justify why the book stands out.
How to start
Essays are divided into specific segments; a standard one includes an introduction that describes the purpose of the essay, followed by the essay body paragraphs that support the main idea presented in the introduction. The last segment of an essay is a conclusion, a conclusion restates the major points discussed in the body paragraphs and wraps up the essay to remind the reader about the importance of the topic.
An essay introduction acts as a map that guides readers on what is to be presented in the other paragraphs. A good introduction includes a thesis statement that describes the purpose of the essay and the author’s position on the topic. An introductory example of an essay on Harry Potter as my favorite book can be as follows:
Example of introduction
J.K.Rowlings Harry Potter series is one of the most read pieces of literature; Harry Potter is an exciting series of an orphan who lived with his aunt and uncle since his parents died when he was young. Harry was not loved by his aunt and uncle; however, everything changes when Harry joins Hogwarts school of Witchcraft, and he discovers that he is a wizard. One thing l love about the Harry Potter series is that it covers different themes that appeal to all ages.
Example of thesis
Harry Potter series appeals to many people; Harry Potter is a series of triumph, the book is atmospheric and covers various themes of friendship, betrayal, and love, making it one of the fascinating stories I have read.
How to write body paragraphs
The second segment of an essay is the body; the body comprises of three paragraphs, each paragraph starts with a topic sentence that describes the main point to be discussed. The first paragraph of the essay body presents a detailed explanation of the book, providing evidence using examples from the book to justify the thesis.
The second paragraph elaborates why Harry Potter is one of the favorite books. The last paragraph of the body supports the essay claim and also wraps up the essay using evidence to convince the audience. When describing why Harry Potter is my favorite book the following are examples of the body paragraphs.
Example of body paragraphs
I have always loved reading since my childhood; one of my favorite books is the Harry Potter series. The seven series novel written by J.K. Rowling is a fantasy novel that suitable for all ages. Rowling’s main theme is love and friendship. The seven series describe other themes of friendship, betrayal, and love.
I have read all series from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as well as Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Once I start reading this series, I usually get stuck because the series is full of mystery, you can never tell what’s going to happen. There is always something weird waiting around the corner.
When reading the seven series novel, Harry Potter, I discovered that the author does not only describe one boy Harry, she makes the whole book alive by describing different characters like the Hogwarts students and teachers. The story also presents magical backgrounds, making it more interesting and adventurous.
The colorful scene in the Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone when Harry talks with Ron present existing elements. For example, frogs are made of chocolate and can jump out of the window and jelly beans with different flavors are some of the features that make the story interesting.
I love the way the author used artistic expressions to create a world that seems to be real. Harry Potter is an inspiration to many young children because it encourages them to believe in themselves. The author shows the importance of friendship and love, it’s because of friendship and love that Harry won his enemy Volan-de –Mort. The book has moral stories that teach us honesty.
How to conclude
After presenting all the information describing why Harry Potter is the favorite book, the conclusion is the last section of an essay to persuade the reader. A good conclusion needs to have a lasting impression and leave the audience thinking about the paper. The conclusion reviews all the main points discussed in the body and highlights the key elements that make the book worth reading. The conclusion also calls for action by stating why the book is a must-read.
Example of conclusion
Harry Potter series is a great literature that anyone can read over and over again; right from the beginning up to the end, Rowling made an exciting series. There is no dull moment, whether it the battle with trolls or facing Lord Voldemort all the scenes are always exciting. I would recommend the book to anyone who loves adventure series because it keeps you occupied. You won’t be disappointed because each series is great. If you have not read any of Harry Potter series, you are missing out one of the best series ever written.