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GRE Essay Topic 217 - Present your perspective on the issue below, "The study of history places too much emphasis on individuals. The most significant events and trends in history were made possible not by the famous few, but by groups of people whose identities have long been forgotten."


Should the study of history emphasis on individuals Score:5 November 6th, 2017 by Robert
I concede that groups of people play more pivotal role than key individuals in some historical developments. However, I think we should also emphasis on individual contribution to history because t... Read more
Emphasis of historical events on individuals Score:3.5 July 9th, 2015 by findscore.com
I am totally agreed with the author's claim that we have only enumerated the names of famous personalities of our historical events yet we all aware that there were also too many other audacious p... Read more
No title Score:4.5 May 16th, 2011 by findscore.com
History is one of the most important things which we can study and learn something from. Historians try hard to study not only significant persons but also some remarkable events to understand wha... Read more
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uknown Score:4 May 4th, 2011 by findscore.com
By the study of history, people can understand what happened in the past, which can reflect the possible solutions for existing problems we are facing now; we also can see the perspective and ideas... Read more
The study of history should place emphasis on individuals Score:6.5 March 2nd, 2011 by findscore.com
The statement asserts that the groups of people who have been forgotten were masters of the most important events and trends in history, rather than then the famous fews who were excessively unders... Read more
Who should we place emphasis on? Score:4.5 February 22nd, 2011 by findscore.com
We are writing history. Although most people work hard just for living, yet there are still many of us striving to be somebody in history. While regretting our being overlooked, we also ask: ¡§whet... Read more
TOPIC 217: Famous people in history Score:5 August 26th, 2010 by findscore.com
I fundamentally agree with the contention that the significant events and trends were made by group of people rather than few famous people. Nevertheless the proposition is disputable in some ways.... Read more
Issue Score:4.5 August 13th, 2010 by findscore.com
There is no doubt the history is not only written by a few individuals. There must be a lot of talent people stand behind every eminent person. Perhaps we can¡¯t remember every name of them, but we... Read more
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The balance of individuals and groups of people in significa Score:6.5 August 11th, 2010 by findscore.com
In the view of development of human society, it is not difficult to draw this conclusion that famous individuals such as Elbert Einstein and Martin Luther King, and many common people, say, numerou... Read more
HISTORY Score:5 August 10th, 2010 by findscore.com
The issue asserts that the study of history overrates the importance of those famous individuals; however, history is formed not by the famous few, but by the masses whose identities have long been... Read more
history Score:5 August 10th, 2010 by findscore.com
There is a debate over history these days . On of the prolems discussed today is on whom we should place more emphasis , the common masses or the famous few . Some people point out that we shou... Read more
No title Score:6.5 August 2nd, 2010 by findscore.com
The speaker allege that the study of history contains value only when it is related to our daily lives. While modern world differs enormously from what is the past, partially categorizing the usele... Read more
historical event and trends were made by groups of people i Score:5.5 January 28th, 2010 by findscore.com
I agree with the speaker's claim that the historical event and trends were made by groups of people instead of the famous few. However, studying the history through the famous is still a reasonable... Read more
No title Score:5 October 30th, 2009 by findscore.com
I fundamentally agree with the speaker that none of today's people, if given the choice, would choose to live in any other time other than modern society. Although there exist many pressing problem... Read more
AWA test 217 Score:4.5 September 10th, 2009 by findscore.com
I agree with the statement that most significant events and trends were made by groups of people whose identities have been forgotten. However, it is questionable to assert that the study of histor... Read more
issue individual Score:5 May 24th, 2009 by findscore.com
No matter in which country or century, region or religion, race or age, there are important people who make significant accomplishment that is more outstanding than others. Those people maybe have ... Read more
history Score:6 April 7th, 2009 by findscore.com
Admittedly, heroes or heroines that are chosen by particular society, to some degree, reflect the common character that most social members advocate. Given that society is a group of people living... Read more
history Score:6.5 April 4th, 2009 by findscore.com
More than often, we are inspired by George Washington's persistence, touched by Martin Luther King's virtue, and amazed by Edison's innovation. It seems that history merely brings to light luminari... Read more
history Score:5.5 April 4th, 2009 by findscore.com
People, especially in the east society, tend to believe that it's the individual, some hero like Jesus or devil like Modolf Hitler determine the history and the others all acts like chessmen in the... Read more
my articals Score:4.5 March 20th, 2009 by findscore.com
History is hinges on the nonelite but not the elite, but we often overemphasis the influence of few famous people on the history. To analyze this complicated issue, we need to carry out logical ana... Read more
my opinion on history Score:5.5 March 5th, 2009 by findscore.com
History is not a story book full of the experience of those elite in history but a complexity of many factors. Hence, I strongly agree with the speaker's claim that the emphasis on individuals has ... Read more
Sports versus other professions Score:3.5 October 16th, 2008 by findscore.com
Many sports professionals may earn much more money than people in other professions like doctors, nurses and teachers. I believe that it is absolutely fair to do this based on the reasons given bel... Read more
Damaged Rental Car Score:2.5 October 16th, 2008 by findscore.com
I am writing to inform you that the rental car I hired from your company early September for my two weeks holidays is a little damaged. The registration number of the car is HHFM22303.I hired t... Read more
test Score:5 March 4th, 2008 by findscore.com
I must say that I reject this statement. While it is true that we need to support society as much as possible with current technology, that does not in any way mean that we should stop progressing ... Read more
Does History place too much stress on Individual? Score:5 December 30th, 2007 by findscore.com
The issue consist of two premises 1. History places too much emphasis on individuals. 2. Events and trends are results of efforts of many people rather than a chosen few. I completely agree with th... Read more
History and individuals Score:4.5 November 4th, 2007 by findscore.com
Although, i agree partially with the central idea ; i couldnot fully complement the theme of the issue. Great individuals certainly deserves that much respect and importance because they are the o... Read more
I038 The study of history emphasis on individuals Score:4.5 November 1st, 2007 by findscore.com
The speaker claims that the study of history focuses too much on infividuals. The most significant events and trends in history were made possible not by the famous few, but by groups of people wh... Read more
History places too much importance on individuals Score:5 August 26th, 2007 by findscore.com
The speaker argues that the most significant events and trends were made possible by groups of people but not by the famous few and he insists that the study of history should emphasize the former ... Read more
No title Score:5.5 August 16th, 2007 by findscore.com
I agree with the speaker insofar as individuals have received more emphasis than mass in the study of history. However, individuals and mass both play significant roles in history, but the individu... Read more
No title Score:5 August 16th, 2007 by findscore.com
I agree with the speaker insofar as that individuals have received more emphasis than mass in the study of history. However, individuals and mass both play significant roles in history, but the imd... Read more
August 16, 2007