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Citing sources

-Identify what you think are the most difficult aspects of working with sources and making sure you do not plagiarize. -Discuss the steps will you take to ensure that you cite your sources properly.

Source citation

Â?¢ Explain what type(s) of information you must acknowledge and document in your written assignments. â?¢ Identify the type(s) of information that does not require a source citation. â?¢ Explain what you must do when you borrow the exact words of someone else in your paper. â?¢ Explain what you must do when you para

The Things They Carried

In addition to the physical things soldiers carry, the narrator of "The Things They Carried" says soldiers "carried all the emotional baggage of men who might die." Using this story and your own experiences as evidence, write a 750-900 word MLA documented essay that argues a claim about the "emotional baggage of war." Cite the t

The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

The title is repeated many times throughout the story. How does the narrator classify the things they carried? Can you see meaning in the way he orders the categories? How do "the things they carried" serve to reveal theme? Next, the narrator describes long periods of tedious activity and boredom shattered by flashes of te

Wallace Steven's Sunday Morning

One of the most famous lines from Stevens, and one of the most enigmatic, appears in "Sunday Morning": "Death is the mother of beauty" Describe the thinking process by which the speaker in this poem transforms Sunday morning from a day of Christian religious observance for the dead into a very different kind of celebration.

Understanding Point of View

For the novice writer, controlling point of view in fiction is one of the most difficult and essential aspects of the writer's craft. Beginning writers will frequently switch points of view without realizing they are doing it. But when a writer shows that he or she understands point of view, then the narrative becomes that much

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Summary

I need help answering the following based off the book Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Stevenson: 1. Create a brief summary 2. Indicate what you think the most important or interesting idea is 3. Present the most important or interesting quote 4. Explain why it's important or interesting 5. Ask a relevant question

Foundations of Human Resource Management

Task Name: Phase 3 Individual Project Details: Many groups make up a diverse workforce. Age or generational categorization is one of the ways to define specific groups within the organization. There are currently 4 generations in the workforce. You have been asked to suggest ways to address the needs and desires of the diffe

Latino writers and magical realism in their works

Spirituality, magic, and myth play an important role in many literary works, but all have a special emphasis in Hispanic/Latino literature. #4 How does the representation of spirituality, magic, and myth in Hispanic/Latino literature differ from how they appear in literature from other cultures or ethnic groups, or from tradi

How to Identify Myth and Religion in Hispanic/Latino Lit

Spirituality, magic, and myth play an important role in many literary works, but all have a special emphasis in Hispanic/Latino literature. Identify how religion, myths, magic, magical realism, and so forth are incorporated in the Hispanic/Latino culture.

How to critique an article

The solution explains the steps to follow when writing a critique of an article. It points out when and what to summarize, points out what needs to be highlighted, and provides tips on what to include, such as: highlight the main points that were emphasized in the article, point out the weaknesses and strong points of the write

Comparison of authors

The structure and rhetorical strategies of The Souls of Black Folk are markedly different from those favored by Washington in Up from Slavery. Describe some of these differences and consider the relationship of these strategies to the intentions of each author

Frankenstein's plot events are briefly explored.

#1 Why did Frankenstein leave his creation? I realize that he was hideous. After the creation came to life Frankenstein rushes out of the room and tries to sleep (abandonment #1). He wakes up with this creepy monster looking at him and he is obviously scared so he runs away again (abandonment #2). What I donâ??t understand

How to Write an Essay

Parts of the Essay I. Introduction A. Introduction grabs the reader's attention; quotes, fragments of the action, and meaningful questions related to your topic are all good methods B. Set the tone for the essay C. Thesis statement presents your subject and its significance II. Supporting paragraphs - the body A. A

create a sidebar for an article

I have to create a sidebar for an article. I choose the one below. Hundreds crowd Senate for hearing on same-sex marriage Senate panel could vote on bill next week 1 2 next | single page Darryl Lewis, left, and his partner David Bare, of Catonsville, are part of a large overflow crowd listening to testimony being broa

Early American Literature

When looking at Thoreau's ideas of living, is there one particular one which would be difficult at applying to "real" life, why and how?

Captain John Smith Summary: Epic Hero

Read The General History of Virginia and A Description of New England (attachment). Then, in the appropriate Discussions topic, post your response to the writings of John Smith. Share your likes/dislikes, ask questions, give specifics that support the outline below, etc. Captain John Smith Smith gave the most famous conte

Conversational and academic language

Think about some groups (cultural, professional, vocational, etc.) that you identify with. What are some examples of conversational language (vocabulary, slang, style) that you use with each group? How would you phrase any written communications (e-mail, texting, etc.) to members of this group? As you prepare your posting, be

Christopher Columbus overview

Christopher Columbus Columbus, of course, is credited with discovering the New World, although many experts disagree with who actually discovered the continent first. Although Columbusâ?? writings give much accurate history of his voyages and discoveries, we must suspect his veracity because he was known for self-promot

Catcher in the Rye Movie Poster

I am doing a movie poster for the book Cathcher in the Rye and I need: A few ideas on a good title title - it does not have to match the book's title A good tagline/slogan a quote from the book that would make people want to go see the movie. A cast - Note the names of the actors/actresses that will star in your movi

Advocacy piece

Any suggestions on an outline? what position would I take? I need to ouline the issue; craft an approach to addressing the issue; anticipate and address counterarguments; explicitly outline assumptions; reduce ambiguity and avoid jargon and develop sound factual basis for the conclusion.

Topic Ideas for Position Paper: Education, Environmental, Trade

I need suggestions for a topic to write a position paper on. The issue can be related to education or housing issues, environmental controversies or trade disputes. I cannot, however, write about human right issues. It must be a specific issue based in specific country.

Death of a Salesman

Paraphrase (in your own words) what you think the ideas presented in this quotation. Death of a Salesman is a challenge to the American dream. Lest this be misunderstood, I hasten to add that there are two versions of the American dream. The historical American dream is the promise of a land of freedom with opportunity and e

Student was trying to write a purpose research project plan on childhood obesity.

Study had to use 2 scholarly articles from scholarly journals, including academic or peer reviewed journals, 1 editorial article from a newspaper or magazine,1 book (no book reviews, reference books or general dictionary sources, 1 organizational, government or educational Internet source (.org, .gov, or .edu) to write a thesis