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Gun Control use the prewriting strategies (mind mapping, brainstorming, and free writing) to develop and refine your thesis statement. In the first paragraph of your post, describe your method of developing the thesis statement. At the end of your description on your prewriting strategies, write your thesis statement. If you h

narrators of Poe stories

Compare and contrast the narrators of "The Tell-Tale Heart" and "The Cask of Amontillado." What traits do both narrators hold in common? In what crucial ways do they differ? Who do you find the more frightening of the two? Explain your reaction; then read and respond to a couple of responses from other students.

Olga's character in "The Darling"

Write a character analysis of Olga in Chekhov's "The Darling". What are Olga's main character traits? What seems to motivate Olga in her relationships with men? In relating your observations, be sure to reflect on the significance of her nickname, "darling." Is this an endearing term or an ironic one? Explain. link...

Battle Royal synopsis

Details: Your team manager at Java House wants your team to move forward in constructing the content for the specific portions of the chapter. To complete your section of the chapter, you will develop a literary analysis of a story you have chosen from the readings assigned to Phase 1. Identify the theme within the story you

Necklace & Cinderella parallels

Compare and contrast "The Necklace" with the Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm version of "Cinderella". How are the two stories similar? How are they different? What might be de Maupassant's message in creating such a sadly ironic fate for his heroine Madame Loisel? What idea might he be trying to convey about the shortcomings of her d


Can you help with the following question? Thanks in advance. use three (3) conventional elements (like plot, characters, tone, point of view, imagery, setting etc.) of literature to help you develop a literary analysis of your own on Brooksâ?? â??The Bean Eaters.â? (the poem is below) Remember that a literary analysis

Introductory Phrase to Introduce a Quotation

Can anyone tell me why students often use an introductory phrase to introduce a quotation and then repeat the author's name in parentheses at the end? This doesn't make sense to me (and it's not MLA format), so I'm having trouble understanding why I see this in almost all papers. Do high school teachers ask for this? Are student

Tartuffe Notes

Please read the play "Tartuffe" and answer the following questions. 1. Tartuffe caused quite a scandal back in the day? Does it still retain any shock value? 2. Tartuffe presets an interesting view of religion for his time. Do you think this view is still held today? Think of some instances where this has happened in today's

Assessment of A Doll's House

1- Does Nora have the "right" to walk outn her family? Was she a good mother? 2- Consider the characteristics of a "well-made play". How does Ibsen's A Doll House fit into this criteria? 3- Is Nora a victim or does she bring her trouble on herself? 4- What social message might Ibsen support through this play? 5- How does th

Gender Construct and Stereotypical Roles

Please help: -Deconstruct conventional images of women in literature. -What is the significance of gender construct and stereotypical roles when exploring women's literature?

Writing in the different disciplines

Discuss how writing in the different disciplines varies in terms of language style and tools. Use examples to illustrate. For instance, you could discuss how writing in the social sciences differs from the tools and language of literary analysis in the humanities.

Joyce Carol Oates- Where Are You Going, Where have You Been?

I need to compare about these two topic in this story. 1. Connie may be loneliness, Lives from let immaturity and not being accepted. - i thinking connie always being alone, she doen't want join her family, she listening radio all the time. may be she's young and she doesnt follow her family what they doing now.

Why Writers Do Not Use 1st or 2nd Person in Academic Writing

Hi OTA, Please assist with the assignment. I have been trying to answer this question, but I keep getting confused on the answer. Academic writing standards generally condemn the use of first- and second-person pronouns such as I, me, my, you, and your. Why do you think this is the case? Please provide references in A

Where Are You Going story and its elements of theme, characterization, etc.

Describe the main character in where are you going, where have you been? is she flat or round? is she representative or individual? In the beginning, the family and town seem as ordinary. what makes the setting and the people at the beginning of the story seem so ordinary? what kind of ordinary person does connie seem t

Themes and conflict in "Night"

Sample theme: 2) Man vs. man. This type of conflict is largely external and physical. Discuss a few things--the way the Nazis herded to Jews into ghettos and later trains and camps; the way the Nazis starved the Jews and enticed them by throwing bread to the ground and watching them kill each other; the very essence of war.


A SONG IN THE FRONT YARD I've stayed in the front yard all my life. I want a peek at the back Where it's rough and untended and hungry weed grows. A girl gets sick of a rose. I want to go in the back yard now And maybe down the alley, To where the charity children play. I want a good time today. They do

Annotating and summarizing

Annotate and summarize literal meaning of following passage. Every woman's dream is to find the perfect spouse and setle down for life, right? Although this may be the dream of some, it doesn't reflect reality, according to a recent analysis of census data. Based on this analysis, the New York Times reported that, for the fir

How is the References list first sorted?

The References list is first sorted _______. Answer Question 2 answers alphabetically by article title alphabetically by author last name chronologically by publication date by order of text citation within the essay

Sojourner Truth's Speeches

Sojourner Truth 1. I can imagine that you will find Sojourner Truth's short speeches much easier to read than Mary Wollstonecraft's formal dissertation on the rights of women; however, both advocate the same thing: women should be free to make their own choices, to participate in the political movements that affect them, to ge

The Letters of Abigail Adams are assessed.

Abigail Adams (letters: Vol 1: 315-21) The Letters of Abigail Adams 1. You'll notice that the titles of the letters (in brackets in the text) give us a good idea of what she was writing about: [Man is a Dangerous Creature]; [Remember the Ladies]; and [Absolute Power over Wives]. In your response to these informal, passion

Formatting pros and cons

A paper examining two sides of a volatile social issue includes a _______ as a format tool to highlight the pros and cons. Answer: -two-column page -collection of quotes -statistical table -Excel spreadsheet

Social Sciences, Human Behavior and Politics

The social sciences focus on human behavior such as politics. A paper on such a topic should include _______. Answer experimental results results of recent medical trials archaeological findings speech quotations

Global warming responses

Mitigate or Adapt What should be the response of the world to some of the project changes caused by global warming?