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Journal Prompt #1

Are you required to keep a journal for class? Do you often find yourself tapped out of ideas about what to write? Never fear! Fresh prompts are here! This is the first in a series of prompts that I am posting. Each prompt includes a background introduction and a series of questions to help you brainstorm a response. You sh

Essay Writing Basics

This is the topic, " Discuss the concept of Success" The first two essays are to be written in two different rhetorical modes regarding the subject matter you selected. Remember to choose only one topic from below and explore it in two different ways by using two different modes. For essay #1, use one of the following r

Logical Fallacies and the Black Plaque

(See attached file for full problem description) --- Logical Fallacies and the Black Plaque This exercise requires you to look at a historical event, the Black Plague, and evaluate the claims made about its cause by those living at the time. Here is some background: In October 1347, Italian ships on the Black Sea en r

Brushing up on fundamentals/The writing process

Using the four steps in the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, and editing), write a 2-3 page essay on one of the topics below: 1. Teaching styles for motivating adult learners. The following has to be submitted with the essay. Planning material--Your pre-writing or planning material can consist of notes,

American Literature I

(See attached file for full problem description) --- The following are a number of reading selections from various authors as well as a number of questions which correspond to those readings. When you answer the question, be sure to write down the question number and copy the question. Take your time and give complete answ

Compare/Contrast Essay Editorial Questionnaire

Are you a freshman composition student who has been assigned to write a compare/contrast essay? Do you not have the time or money to spend having an OTA tutor you this time around? This five-item, two-page questionnaire will allow you to become a better self-editor of your own compare/contrast essay. You can also use it as a

The Yellow Wallpaper

Please help. This is supposed to be a group project but I really haven't had much help in that are. The assignment had three parts. I have already completed the first two but I am having problems pulling the last part together: here is what it asks to do. 1. Examine your group's first set of responses and look for ways in w

American Literature I

I would like for you to answer these 11 questions. If you would like the reading material I can send that information also. --- Unit 1 Assignment The following are a number of reading selections from various authors as well as a number of questions which correspond to those readings. When you answer the question, be su

Storytelling and Style

Create a character, real or imagined, with a distinct manner of behaving or style of talking. Put this character in a situation where he or she plays a public role (the public persona shown to others) and contrast it with the character's private persona (the real character when no one is watching). Narrate your episode or vignet

Character Creation and Narration

Create a character, real or imagined, with a distinct manner of behaving or style of talking. Put this character in a situation where he or she plays a public role (the public persona shown to others) and contrast it with the character's private persona (the real character when no one is watching). Narrate your episode or vignet

Leadership style, problem-solving, public discussion

I need help answering the following: 1.You are asked to work in a group. What aspects will you keep in mind and what steps will you take to interact effectively in the group? Answer: 2.What is a leadership style? What are the different styles of leadership and which one would you prefer if you were asked to lead a gr

Literary analysis - Milton's Satan

Is Milton's Satan a hero? please explain in detail to support claim or disclaim. Questions below are just short answer to the point: 1. The poet and playwright Christopher Marlowe died very young. What did he die from? 2. Christopher Marlowe's poem "Hero and leander" is an unfinished poem about two star-crossed lover

Comparing Sir Gawain and Beowulf

Sir Gawain and Beowulf are both tragic heroes in their respective works. Working with this idea, you can compare and contrast the two -- we have seen that they have many similarities and differences. For instance, do you see Sir Gawain as a coward? If so, contrast that with Beowulf's bravery.

LITERARY ANALYSIS

WHAT KIND OF WOMAN DOES THE DUTCHESS OF MALFI SEEM TO BE? HOW DOES SHE COMPARE TO TRADITIONAL IDEA OF WOMANHOOD (SILENT, CHASTE, OBEDIENT)? INCLUDE SPECIFIC EVIDENCE/QUOTATIONS FROM THE TEXT FOR SUPPORT AND DISCUSS YOUR EVIDENCE

What Differences Do You Find Between Negi and the Girls?

"When I was Puerto Rican" by Esmeralda Santiago and "How the Garcia girls lost their accent" by Julia Alvares The question is: 1. What differences do you find between Negi and the girls? Critical thinking question to help us compare characters in 2 separate novels. I need help because I have trouble with Latin American

Ideas for project - visual aids in speeches

Please help me with attachment. --- Explore the different ways you can use visual aids for an upcoming informative and persuasive speeches on Domestic Violence, Adoption and Taking care of an elderly parent. Come up with a tentative topic and goal for each speech, and start thinking of appropriate visuals for these speech

"When I was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago"

1. Does the fact that Puerto Rico is a economically depended of the United States undermines the identity problem? 2. What traditions from Puerto Rican culture does Negi brings and adapts to the States?

Jonathon Swift: A Modest Proposal

Attached are the quotes and descriptions which were done earlier. Select 12 -15 quotes from the attached file and explain how Jonathan Swift accomplishes in engaging the reader's sympathy for the poor (ludicrous image---- pathos) and outrage for those benefiting from their impoverishments? Take each quote and explain using the a

How do I use tone in order to compose emails?

Question 1: Write three e-mails, one to a friend, one to a client, and one to a boss, informing them of the following information: 1.While waiting for the client's package to arrive that contained all of the materials for the most recent ad campaign, an employee of the firm you work for inadvertently received it and sent it

IS D CORRECT

BEING UNABLE TO TYPE, THE BOSS FIRED ME. A) RUN ON B) DANGLER C) COMMA SPLICE D) LACKS PARALLEL PARTS