I think this might be why. It's just not my thing; not my preferred method of expression.
But I think I know now what I'm writing my 2000 word Essay on and what my Dissertation Proposal is going to be.
Essay: Compare and contrast Bartle's Model of Player Types with Nick Yee's Model of Player Motivations, focusing on how they have addressed the question of why players play games.
Dissertation Proposal: ...Any attempt to satisfy every player's wants in a single game will ultimately fail, because you really can't please everybody.