Creative Writing

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  • Critical Response Journal Analysis

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    teaching the relationship of speech to print- the alphabetic principle”, (Sharon Vaughn, 2015, p. 180). The textbook goes on to explain that more advanced skills of phonological awareness is most related to an individual’s success with reading and writing. A large portion of the reading time in my classroom is devoted to letter-sound correspondence, as well as, phonological skills such as blending and segmenting sounds. Our school district uses a direct-instruction reading program that begins with

  • Sunny Day Research Paper

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    Evelyn has edited over five books pertaining to homosexual, sexuality, and gender behavior and she has an abundance of her own writings in journal and scholarly articles. While Blackwood is known for her professional editing and journal articles, she is also known for having been awarded the Ruth Benedict Prize in 2000 & 2007. The Ruth Benedict Prize is presented annually at the

  • The Experience Machine By Nozick Summary

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    In this short story, “The Experience Machine” author Robert Nozick argues about hedonism and comes to an objection. His story talks about how he creates a machine which will let you experience any desire you will like. You are basically strapped into a machine and laid down, as I would think Nozick puts a helmet on you so your brain can be controlled. With that being said, the machine is now reading your most desire thoughts and you are probably thinking about becoming the richest person on the planet

  • Summary: The Word Police

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    I am writing to you on behalf of your article that was from in the 1993 New York Times, “The Word Police”. In this article you focus on the way that society is becoming increasingly sensitive to language and how there are people that are trying to change it, hence the name “The Word Police”. The point that you seem to be trying to get across in this article is that people are become way too insensitive to language and this can lead to consequences within society. The quote that you put in the article

  • The Changing Face Of Literacy Summary

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    The Changing Face of Literacy by Eric McLuhan The Changing Face of Literacy is written by Eric McLuhan, who is a writer that has extensive teaching experiences. McLuhan has a batcholer of science in communication and has published books. This essay was written for the programming magazine for TVOntario. Throughout his essay the writer expressed multiple tones, rhetorical modes, facts and options and the essay also contained bias, prejudice and stereotypes. The writer uses various tones in the essay

  • Anne Bradstreet

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    The Environment of the Tenth Muse Anne Bradstreet was the first poet to be published from the New World. This new, alien environment influenced her work. Externally, Bradstreet was cast into an unfamiliar territory in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and internally, she was bound by the strict beliefs of the Puritan church. In the New World, she had to cope without her husband around and raise her family, and her religion dictated that she was a sinner who had to be humble, believe in the scriptures

  • Lois Simmie

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    The autobiography of Lois Simmie, an author who has specialized in Children’s literature and short fiction. Lois was born on June 11, 1932, in Edam, Saskatchewan. She taught writing classes for many years, numerous workshops at the Saskatchewan Summer School of the Arts and sessions at the Canadian Authors Association conferences. At the Saskatoon Public Library in 1987–88, she was writer-in-residence. Lois Simmie has written a lot of popular books, she wrote the non-fiction book called The Secret

  • Walt Whitman's Song Of Myself

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    pioneers for the romantic writing style, unknow to their generation of traditional poets. They are alike in many ways, such as the use of imagery, personification and meter. While Whitman writes in long stanzas metaphors, Dickinson uses short stanzas and slant rhyme. These diverse styles of writing were equally as strange to the traditional styles of their time. Although Whitman and Dickinson both wrote about serious, emotional subjects, they use different formats and styles of writing because of their differences

  • Origami Star Of David Analysis

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    I gazed at the slip of blue paper sitting on my desk. The single piece of paper, insignificant, taunted me. It’s just a slip of paper, I thought. I picked up the piece of paper, and slowly started to make basic crease folds in the paper. You can do it. It always works out, I thought. I continued folding, now more cautious, on my guard. I was now fully enveloped in my small, perfect world. Soon, idea’s like time seemed irrelevant, as I followed the instructions to make my origami Star Of David. (Instructions

  • The Great Gatsby Daisy

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    The author is Francis Scott Fitzgerald. Francis Fitzgerald was an American author of novels and short stories, that were written during the Jazz Age. He was born on September 24, 1896, in Saint Paul Minnesota. He was married to Zelda Fitzgerald from (1920-1940) he was married for twenty years and had no kids. His first novels success made him famous, but later he descended into drinking and his wife had a mental break down. Following the unsuccessful “Tender is the Night’’, Fitzgerald moved to Hollywood