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    "The Passing of Grandison" satire questions...

    Please see the satire below. It is located on page 42 and is titled "The Passing of Grandison". I am a little confused and need help explaining 1) How humor plays a role in the story? 2) What other meaning might "passing" take on in this tale as it refers to Grandison? What does he try to pass himself off as? Please see the

    Understanding Language.

    In "A Modest Proposal," at what point did you realize you were reading satire, and what helped you to reach that conclusion? Explain what Swift's main idea really is and why he chose satire to express it. Are there more effective ways he could have made the same point?

    Photographers & Film Directors

    Although their artistic talents may blur the lines between myth and reality, photographers and film directors have a point of view on a subject matter they want to portray to society and both have creative ways to explore their topic. Photographers and historical films capture visual images that may not included all the truths a

    Education and the Changing Landscape of Work in the 21st Century

    Education is often considered a recession proof industry. In todays changing landscape, discuss whether or not education jobs are at risk of being off-shored or outsourced. What forces change the shape of the education employment landscape. What can be done to secure employment going forward? This should be an outline for a

    Discussion of the Article: "Where Trouble Comes"

    Hollywood's job is to entertain the viewers, but not to tell the truth. They have certain points of view. In the following article (http://eres.lndproxy.org/edoc/HIS101WhereTroubleComes-10.pdf) please discuss: - What did the author say about war films? (Ideas) - What are the main points of the article?

    Introduction to Literature

    There are similarities and differences between the literary forms of the short story, the poem, and drama. For example, one major difference is that both poetry and drama frequently place a strong emphasis on performance before an audience that is physically present, while the short story is more commonly intended for individual

    Proposing Solutions for HFCS Subsidisation & Regulation

    If making corn (HFCS) cheap thus allowing people buy more cheap HFCS-laced foods, wouldn't it work the other way around as well? I don't think that taxing junk food necessarily punishes obese people. What does Michael Pollan say about this?

    Networks Marketing Tactics

    Hi, can you help me to research the topic of "networks marketing tactics" ? I need two scholarly articles from academic resources, one editorial from a newspaper, one book magazine, and one organizational government or educational internet.

    Historical Films in Modern Times

    Although historians might disagree about historical events in films, does this discredit historical films if the audience comes away with deeper emotions, feelings and understanding, as well as the devastation and affect of that event in history? Is Hollywood's job to tell the truth or to entertain, inform, and keep audiences in

    An Image's Representation of the Titan Themis and her Relation to Humankind

    Visit the image gallery at http://www.pantheon.org and other websites to find an image, such as a painting, sculpture, or architectural representation of a mythological divinity and give the title, the artist, the source you retrieved it from, and a brief description. What does the image represent from the myth it is based o

    Why Do Physical Laws Not Apply to the Gods?

    In many myths, the rules and physical laws do not seem to apply to the gods. For example, gods marry their siblings, fathers give birth through their foreheads, mothers swallow their children, and so on. From your readings, identify three other examples of improbable, fantasy, or make-believe elements gods enacted. Why are these

    Must myths be literally true to be valuable?

    Myths often explain the origins of evil, suffering, death, and what sustains life. Must myths be literally true to be valuable? Explain why or why not. "Tribal societies around the world have creation myths that teach their people how the world and all that is in the world came into existence. Most of these creation myths

    Rhetorical Analysis of Mary Fisher's "Whisper of AIDS"

    I selected a "Whisper of AIDS" by Mary Fisher. Mary Fisher is an artist, author, and political activist. She travels the world speaking on HIV in hopes to create awareness. I selected this speech because Mary Fisher used a public forum to put a new face on a growing epidemic. At the time she delivered her speech AIDS was thought

    Szasz: Struggle for Definition and Life

    What is it that this writer, Szasz, believes and what does he offer to persuade us to take his position? "The struggle for definition is veritably the struggle for life itself. In the typical Western two men fight desperately for the possession of a gun that has been thrown to the ground: whoever reaches the weapon first shoo

    Expectations you have of a good book

    Focus on one part of The Omnivore's Dilemma to review. In the supporting paragraphs of your review, you'll discuss common expectations and how well the chapters meet or surpass these expectations. What are some expectations you have of a good book?

    Myths and Archetypes

    How do myths and fables demonstrate the collective consciousness? What are common archetypes in such tales?

    Editorial - School Prayer temptation

    I am having a difficult time locating the claim, support, warrant, backing, rebuttal, and qualifier (please provide citations if possible). Thank you. URL http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy2.apus.edu/docview/211953394?accountid=8289

    Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery."

    This week's literary club plans to discuss symbolism in Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery." Assignment: Prepare yourself for a discussion with others. Explain what you think is the symbolic purpose of this story: for society. Choose one character from the story that seems to symbolize something special for you and explain why i

    Creative Story Telling

    What elements are needed in creative story telling? How does one go about brainstorming content and structure?

    Obeying Authority Unconsciously

    Consider all the ways that you unconsciously obey authority in your day-to-day life (e.g., following the speed limit, wearing shoes in a restaurant, etc.). What is the least obvious way that you practice obedience to authority? How does that obedience influence our life? Does it support or oppose Pepellashi's point?

    The Underground Man

    Do you think the Underground Man is insane or could he be highlighting some major problems with social construction theories and free will?

    Guide to Instructional Writing

    For a reader who has not done this before but who is at least generally familiar with the subject, describe thoroughly how to accomplish one task, probably a step of a larger task. This could be mechanical or kitchen-oriented or sporting or artistic; however, it will be important to narrow your choice to one significant action,

    Short Story Analysis Using Various Literary Elements

    Short story: "A rose For Emily" by William Faulkner Please include these in your analysis: - Introduction with thesis - Main points of your argument/literary analysis - Relevant quotations and citations from the texts - Conclusion Please choose three of the literary elements listed below: Plot; Characterization; Po