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Common Sense and Science

Common Sense and Science It is easy to make decisions based on beliefs or what one thinks is correct. It is also common to believe that something is correct because it is "common sense" or "intuitively obvious." In reality, we tend to make decisions based on erroneous thinking and sometimes confuse facts and beliefs. With

Analyzing Vintage Ads

Go to the search engine of your choice and search for this phrase: "vintage ads". Include the quotation marks to search for exactly that phrase. Choose a vintage ad that you can analyze based on its rhetorical appeals (ethos, logos, pathos). One thing: Please make sure that your chosen ad is appropriate At the end of you


What is plagiarism exactly? Is it a matter of changing around words or substituting some words for others? The rules related to plagiarism actually are quite complex, and there are instances in which people who have unwittingly plagiarized have ended up in court. The concept of academic integrity includes the avoidance of plagia

Definition of why we all deserve the Best in life

I am doing a search about "I am deserve the best" and require more details. Everyone deserves the best. If we are speaking of deserving, I believe we all must be included. We live in a first world country, where everyone or almost all want the best life has to offer. What needs to be defined for each person is this: what

Grammar: Misplaced Modifiers

Edit the following sentences to correct any misplaced modifiers. If a sentence is acceptable as written, circle its number. 1. R. Buckminster Fuller developed during his career as an architect and engineer some of the most important design innovations of the twentieth century 2. Fuller, a weak student, was expelled from Harva

Women Can Dump Jerks Without the Help of Lawyers

Explain what you believe is the main point of "Women Can Dump Jerks Without the Help of Lawyers." Why does the author fill the essay with charged snarl words such as "dump," "old man," "jerks," "sexually maladjusted," "pathetic," "slobbering," and "hysteria"? Analyze their use and explain whether you find them to be used effecti

"Negro Speaks of Rivers" analysis notes

Explicate "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by Langston Hughes. You are analyzing each line of the poem, noting the specific words the author uses. Why did he use those particular words? What special meaning might they have as opposed to the common meaning, or is he using them as commonly understood? What is the overall theme of the

This solution provides strategies for writing about American Ethnic Literature.

This solution provides some strategies for selecting and reflecting on the nature of American ethnic literature. The solution provides titles of American Ethnic novels, common themes in these works, and possible thesis arguments that you could make in your paper. The solution considers some of the following questions: What ma

"Boys and Girls" by Alice Monroe

Consider the following in your chosen literary works: theme, genre, literary technique, culture, use of literary devices such as symbolism, and how diction is used to suggest culture, class, ethnicity, historical period, or age. "Boys and Girls" by Alice Monroe is assessed.

Poetry and nonfiction: how are they different?

Why do you think some writers choose to write poetry rather than fiction or nonfiction? Which do you prefer, and why? Why is active reading and the understanding of metaphor and symbolism important when reading poetry? How do you personally respond to metaphors and symbolism when reading poetry? What are some of the diff

Interpretation of Annie Dillard's "Living like Weasels"

Develop an interpretation of "Living like Weasels" an essay by Annie Dillard: Observe details, connect those details, and make inferences about the author's argument based on those details. Your interpretation, then, will not be a summary of the essay; instead, it will be

The Narrative of Frederick Douglass, American Slave

1. How does Douglass understand the dynamics of oppression? In what ways is his analysis of the kinds of oppression practiced in slave times still relevant to understanding slavery's continuing legacy of racism? Use specific examples and apply his insights to current issues.

Short story brainstorming

Write about the themes in the following stories: "The Storm" (Chopin) "Barn Burning" (W. Faulkner) "Harrison Bergeron" (Vonnegut) 1. Introduction should include a definition for theme as well as the short story titles and authors. 2. Clearly state the theme of each story. Be sure to offer supporting details for each story

Jane Austen's role in promoting enlightenment

I'm currently reading "Sense and Sensibility", and faced with a challenging post in which I am expected to give a personal opinion as to whether Jane Austen is considered a romanticist or an author that promotes "enlightenment". I am looking for a unique perspective supporting "enlightenment" if you would be gracious enough

Problems with your Reference List

See the attachment. Search the Internet and find a peer-reviewed journal article that uses fully or mostly compliant APA formatting, references, and citations. In a well-written, cohesive paragraph, cite the article in APA form and discuss the following: How does the use of APA formatting, references, and citations aid or hind

Entering the Debate: Evolution and Creationism in Schools.

How can I enter the debate about teaching creationsim, or "intelligent design" alongside evolution in public schools? What's the best way to choose a source, analyze its evidence, and insert my own opinion into the debate? Access a news or journal article about a controversial topic ( I choose "creationism or evolution" in fa

Oedipus the King's character traits

E.R. Dodds believes Oedipus the king is a play about human greatness, "Oedipus is great, not in virtue of a great worldly position --for his worldly position is an allusion which will vanish like a dream- but in virtue of his inner strength: strength to pursue the truth at whatever personal cost, and strength to accept and end

Review of 'Burmese days'

Need guidance with Burmese Days by George Orwell as I need to provide a vivid analysis on the colonial experience and the views of the characters regarding the British Empire.