Read the following paragraph, and identify the overall impression it conveys. Then rewrite the paragraph to eliminate any details that undercut or fail to contribute to the overall impression. You may replace those details with more appropriate ones. It was definitely Christmas. The smell of cinnamon and pine was thick in ou
Please write about one of your current or former leaders. Please analyze, using background materials, leadership styles and her/his way of fulfilling functions of management. Key concepts to be addressed are: Did he/she empower their employees? Was he/she authoritarian? Was the leader transformational or transactional,
The paragraph below is an excellent example of poor argumentation due to plot summary. The writer refers to several events in the novel without explaining how they fit into the main point of the paragraph. As a result, the main point of the paragraph is very weak. The solution to this problem will explain how to take this pa
Need a 250 word response to the following: â?¢ Read â??Birchesâ?, by Robert Frost â?¢ Discuss how the poem might support or refute Lionel Trilling's view that Frost is a "terrifying poet." Here is some information on Lionel Trilling and Robert Frost and the incident that precipitated Trilling referring to Frost a
1) What are Heathcliff's main character traits and how are they evident throughout the novel? How do they change? 2) What personality/character trait changes does Heathcliff go through throughout the novel? 3) What effect do other characters have on Heathcliff and the changes his personality undergoes?
Plural Possessive Paraphernalia Write each sentence in the way requested for each section. Section One: Singular possession. Write each word in a sentence in the singular possessive case: man: woman: child: sheriff: estimate: object: mortal: affectation: pain: advocate: Section Two: Plural possession: Look again
Analyze the character of Gabriel as an inhabitant of the modern wasteland as it is depicted in "the Dead" by James Joyce. You may want to use portions of Eiot's poem "The Wasteland", Part I, to establish some basic characteristics. Note especially the following themes in the story as they affect Gabriel: the failure of communi
In T.S. Eiot's "Preludes", based on the scenes and dialogue in these poems what is the vision of the modern world as you find it (ie, the modern world and modernism as we have defined it, not your own modern or contemporary world)? Don't try to analyze all the poems; instead, make some pointed observations on the world depicted
Here is an example from a student who has written a poorly constructed literary analysis. Look closely at the professor's comments in the margin and you will see what the student needs to do to turn this example from a "D" essay to an "A" essay. The responses/comments are intended to show you how your professor will respond to t
Describe the blending of two languages in your daily life. You can discuss the language of two cultures or countries (like English and Creole, or English and Portuguese), or of two parts of your life ( like the formal language you use at work and the informal language you use at home). Give several specific examples of each lang
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Please help with the following essay topic: If English is not your native language, describe the problems you have learning English. Give specific examples of each problem.
This week's literary club meeting discussion was supposed to be about John Steinbeck's "Chrysanthemums,â? but it was cancelled due to bad weather. Choose 1 of the following statements as your thesis: How does Steinbeck use symbols in the story to convey meaning? Can the description of the peddlerbe a warning to the ma
At your last literary club meeting, you are discussing how imagery assists poets in presenting their narratives (stories) and themes. Using all that you have learned thus far, complete the following: Eleanor Rigbyâ? by John Lennon (pg. 530) · â??The Weary Blues â?? by Langston Hughes (pg. 697)· · â??Swan and Shado
In this week's literary club, you will discuss Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates. The discussion questions have been provided in advance to get you thinking while you read. Describe the main character in Where Are Going, Where Have You Been? Is she flat or round? Is she representative or indivi
For your literary club this week, no particular written work was chosen. Instead, the group wants to discuss the evidence of character development for each person's favorite character from a prose or dramatic work. Prepare an analysis of a fictional character from a movie. Include descriptions and cited examples for each
This week's literary club plans to discuss symbolism in John Cheeverâ??s â??The Swimmer.â? Explain what you think the following symbolize in this story: The Pool The Highway The Character, Needy List and explain 2â?"3 other symbols you think are important to the outcome of the story. Explain why there may be differ
Discuss the contrasting literary styles used in James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues" and Kurt Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron." Character: Compare or contrast 1 character from each story. Discuss how the characters are similar or different in their motives, actions, outcomes of the stories.
As literary enthusiasts and critics, each member of the literary club is also a writer. This week, members are working on development of a new character and plan to share it with the group. Create a new character who is fictional (imagine by you). is not an existing character in literature, movies, or television. Narrate a
Later civilizations disapproved of Homer because "he told lies about the gods." Look in Book 21 for some of these "lies." List and describe several of them in detail as they are presented by Homer. Do you think Homer actually believed in gods such as he sang about? If so, do you think he was being impious to his gods? Why or why
Discuss the contrasting literary styles used in James Baldwinâ??s â??Sonnyâ??s Bluesâ? and Kurt Vonnegut Jr's. "Harrison Bergeron.â? Choose the following approach: Theme:
Lysistrata The play of Lysistrata written by Aristophanes takes place during the Peleponnesian War in the twelfth year of the struggle. The conflict which is the central plot of the play begins in the spring when Thebes, a Spartan ally, attacked Plataea, an ally of Athens. The war fell into three phases: First came ten years
Analyze two different ad campaigns for the same product as well as two campaigns for a similar, competing product. Your mission is to find the common ideology that links each of these sets of marketing campaigns together and make an argument about the company's marketing agenda (beyond the obvious one to sell a product). Do th
Using the topic, discuss the importance of funding for special education programs, and incorporate evidence from five different sources to support your thesis statement and main points. The paper should be your original synthesis of ideas in support of your thesis. Explain your reasoning by integrating supporting expert views an
How should I structure a paper based on this topic? Analyze two possible career choices (handwriting analysis & financial planner) that have five major points such as education requirements, salary expectations, working conditions, etc. to write a report presenting a recommendation to pursue one of the careers. http://www.
Trace the boy's development in the story, "Araby." Then focus on the ending of the story. What is the nature of the boy's epiphany at the end? Explain your interpretation. Case Study: A short story by James Joyce Wordchecker (vocabulary in context) North Richmond Street, being blind, was a quiet street except at the hou
Which character from Chaucer's "General Prologue" do you admire most? Least? Why?
How does Dante's Inferno compare to your ideas of what Hell is like?
In The Dream of the Rood, there are profound differences in how the crucifixion is told and portrayed to the audience. What do you see as the differences? How are these differences influenced by the rising towns and cities and the fact that laymen did not read Latin or have direct access to religious tracts and the bible? Ple
We have read John Winthrop (A Model of Christian Charity), William Bradford (of Plymouth Plantation), Thomas Morton(selections from New English Canaan), Michael Wigglesworth (selections from "The Day of Doom) plus verses 156-181, Anne Bradstreet The Prologue, Contemplations, The Burning of our House, To my Dear Children (prose l