Informative Essay

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  • Civility Is Like Playing A Board Game

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    Civility is like playing a board game. A board game is essentially any game that involves the movement of pieces. The players in the board game are like citizens. Just like the players, we are dictated by rules and are always moving in spaces. Cheating during a board game, trying to get to the finish line is simply the act of not being civil. Just like the players, we are always finding shortcuts to reach our goal. Every move you take on a board game has its rewards and consequences. If you go through

  • Comparing Dweck Ideas Over Cahn's

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    the three types of learners and that was one article that really connected with me. SO picking just one main idea to discuss was a hard decision for me. Instead of picking out the idea that spoke to me the most (basically the main idea of the entire essay), I decided to focus on one that I hadn’t typically thought of before. Dweck wrote, “This view of intelligence can rob people of the opportunity to fulfill their potential.” For me, I know I experienced this a lot in my high school career. I was known

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Should Everybody Write? By Dennis Baron

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    Rhetorical Essay “Should Everybody Write?” Professor of English and linguistics Dennis Baron, from the University of Illinois asks the question “Should everybody write?” People throughout history have contemplated this question in many different situations. Dennis Baron talks about the positives and the negatives about everybody being able to write or having something to write about. Baron’s idea is that by having more writers means more ideas, more to read. (705) Starting from the very beginning

  • Analyzing Alfie Kohn's Essay To Degrading

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    Alfie Kohn’s essay “From Grading to Degrading” initially impresses the reader. At a glance, the ideas imbedded in the text appear radically revolutionary, yet reasonable, intelligent and logical. Unfortunately, the promise of a good essay is marred by excess personal emotion that clouds the judgment of the writer, along with ill-timed references to the author’s extensive research. The writing is this essay’s redeeming quality. The polished yet simple language captivates the reader. It is sophisticated

  • Carmen D. Siering's Essay 'Taking A Bit Out Of Twilight'

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    Comparing Argumentative Essays Every argument has factors that make it good or a bad. Some arguments are simply better than others. This essay is a comparison of two essays and their argumentative points. The essays “Taking a Bite out of Twilight” by Carmen D. Siering, a piece written on Siering’s point of view that Twilight doesn’t support feminism by the characteristics of the main character Bella and “The Smurfette Principle” by Katha Pollitt, a piece written about the “stories” being given to

  • Where Are You Going And Where Have You Been Summary

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    The short Story, Where Are You Going, and Where have You Been is a coming of age story about the passage from adolescence into adulthood. In the story, a young girl named Connie is shown as her her adolescence comes to end at the hands of a man named Arnold Friends. The second part of the title refers to her past innocent explorations of her sexuality and the first part of the title refers to her violent entrance into adulthood and possibly the end of her life. The title is asking not only Connie

  • Christopher Frizzelle 9-11

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    The Editors of Popular Mechanics Magazine and Christopher Frizzelle both wrote different articles regarding 9-11. Both of the articles have similarities and differences from one another. Both of the authors have their own unique language, style, tone, and relationships with 9-11. Similarly the authors included imagery to captivate the reader, and contained conflict of agreement between characters in each story. Both the authors have different ways of incorporating language into their stories. Frizzelle

  • Commentary On The Essay 'Hands' By Ted Kooser

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    “Hands” a passage by Ted Kooser is sure to grab attention and have the reader examining their own hands. The essay has the author examining his hands both physically and emotionally- conveying that there is a deeper impact than a simple description of hands. The author’s use of language gives insight as to his father’s impact on himself. A major component of the author’s language in the essay is the vivid detail given. What is the purpose of such an explicit description regarding his father’s hands

  • Anne Frank's Cujo: The Diary Of A Young Girl

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    Argumentative Essay In this essay I am going to talk about two interesting stories, one is called “Cujo” that is about a dog that have a sickness and want to attack a mother and her child. And the other is “Anne Frank, The diary of a young girl”, this is about a young girl that was describing her feelings about the Holocaust. The meaning of this essay is to describe how the characters act with the different problems that appear in the story, and if their responds were the best form to react to

  • Last Rites For Indian Dead Analysis

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    In this comparison essay, I will be pointing out the differences between “A Proposal to Draft America’s Elderly” and “Last Rites for Indian Dead.” The articles have many differences, but I have narrowed it down to four main points of each essay to base my argument on. This makes it easy to compare the differences of the two essays. Comparatively, I feel like “Last Rites for Indian Dead” has a more compelling argument than “A Proposal to Draft America’s Elderly” for more than one reason. Honestly