• Cause and Effect in Economics
    Organizing An Essay Often student writers are taught short-term solutions to the problem of organizing an essay. The most common short-term essay is the "five-paragraph essay" format. The five-paragraph essay uses the following organization: 1. Introduction--Background and thesis 2. First Body...
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  • Formal Letter
    Sample Essay Exam Exercise Directions: Read and evaluate the following sample essays, both of which respond to the essay assignment below. Give each a grade and defend it with three reasons why you gave it the grade. Essay Topic: Freedom of speech is a constitutional guarantee. Therefore, all citizens...
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  • Thesis Statement
    ESSAYS BEGIN WITH A THESIS STATEMENT What is a thesis statement? A single sentence that summarizes your main idea How do you create a thesis statement? Two Parts: (1) Topic + (2) Opinion = Thesis Statement The good, the bad, the ugly… Good thesis statements are clear, to the point...
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  • Litrary Essay on Medicine River by Thomas King
    Essay Topics -- English 110 Take-Home Essay Write an essay of no more than 1500 words (four to six typed double-spaced pages) on one of the following topics. Make sure that you have a focused argument, and that you write in a concise, direct style. Remember to support your argument with careful analysis...
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  • Process Analyis
    Process Essay Rough Draft As a result of analyzing my own writing process I was able to see that it is rather poor and unorganized when compared to the methods used by more skilled writers. Speculation and text analysis from the stories read in the Longman Reader have led me to believe that skilled...
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  • Essay
    to Formal Essay Writing In General Writing is central to all English courses. Of the many goals in an English course, two are critical here: to provide you with opportunities to become skilled, mature, critical readers, and to develop into practiced, logical, clear, and honest writers. In English...
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  • Past Reflections
    was younger, I despised writing. I thought that I was a horrible writer, and that I had no talent in this field. Then one day, out of blue I had an epiphany; good writers aren’t born, they’re made. Now I believe that it is up to the writer to develop that zeal, and sharpen their skills and vocabulary....
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  • Extentialism in Gasworthy's "Quality"
    born. This short essay is going to talk about how John Galsworthy applies the ideology ‘existentialism’ on one of his short stories entitled Quality. The thinker or philosopher who will help the writer elaborate this essay is Jean Paul Sartre, a French existentialist who asserts freedom of human beings...
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  • The Shawshank Redemption
    Redemption. The one major theme that interests me in both the film and the story is freedom. Freedom serves a large purpose for both the story's writer and the filmmaker. Both use similar examples to signify freedom, not only in the jail, but also in a larger context about life. There are many events...
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  • The Giver Persuasive Essay Dystopia
    Assignment Sheet: The Giver Persuasive Essay Utopia or Dystopia? The Giver describes a society in search of perfection, which is a recurring theme in literature. Somebody in Jonas’s society decided that eliminating or limiting choices and feeling, among other things, would ultimately create a perfect...
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  • This Is Example of a First Year Essay Which Was Given a Distinction
    This is an example of a first year essay which was given a distinction. Click on the highlights to read the comments. Certain words may be unfamiliar to you. Click on them to read their definitions in the glossary. In this essay, the Rococo and Romanticism periods have been selected to demonstrate...
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  • Rhetorical Analysis Strategies
    Rhetorical Analysis * A RHETORICAL ANALYSIS REFERS TO THE PROCESS OF ANALYZING A TEXT, GIVEN SOURCE OR ARTIFACT.  * No judgment- only analysis * Explores content, purpose, background (of author), structure, and the topic of a text * RHETORIC IS THE ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE...
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  • Expository essay
    for Expository Essays Expository writing is a life skill. More than any other type of writing, expository writing is a daily requirement of most careers. Understanding and following the proven steps of the writing process helps all writers, including students, master the expository essay. Expository...
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  • judge
    The Opinion as Essay, The Judge as Essayist: Some Observations on Legal Writing By William Domnarski* One currently popular theory about lawyers is that rather than killing them as Shakespeare once suggested, we should be enrolling them in composition classes. The problem of awkward, impenetrable...
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  • Nglish in Perspective: English Language Studies 1 Eed101F
    language almost extinct Virtually died out, nearly non-existent (6) (b) Does the writer agree with Blade Nzimande’s proposal? Give reasons for your answer. There is a ‘yes’ and a ‘no’ to this question. ‘Yes’: The writer agrees that it is necessary for all South Africans to learn an African language,...
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  • Mental Freedom
    Definition Essay- Mental Freedom It has been said that the mind is a powerful instrument and whatever the mind perceives, the body can achieve. Although these statements are used very often, the power that the mind holds is still underestimated in my opinion. Mental freedom means being able to express...
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  • Comparing Alexander Pope with Anton Chekhov
    humankind with a writer from another period. Which definition most closely aligns with your own and why? Alexander Pope’s “Essay on Man” has quite a few similar aspects to the humankind with Anton Chekhov’s “Seagull” play. There is a big time difference between these two writers and their generation...
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  • Semiotic Analysis
    This semiotic analysis discusses the advertising of the women's perfume, Pleasures. The essay will analyze the advertisements in terms of its status as signs, whose meanings not only give a favorable impression of the product, but also are compatible with, and complementary to the feminine context in...
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  • Crappy Orwell Essay
    Orwell Essay Draft The highly political and literary worlds constructed from the writer George Orwell has allowed audiences to see glimpses of themselves among these worlds, as well as provoking acts of analysis and reflection within themselves, decades after these worlds and opinions were initially...
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  • Margaret Fuller's Influence
    as a writer marked the transformation of America. Through Fuller’s influence, a young country looking primarily to writers overseas for its literature became a more self-confident nation. Margaret Fuller was an American literary critic, feminist critic, social critic, essayist, poet, letter writer, and...
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