Making the Most of College Writing
By Emily O’Brien, Jane Rosenzweig, and Nancy Sommers of the Expository Writing Program, Harvard College
Edited for Duquesne University by Greg Barnhisel
This pamphlet was written for the use of first-year students at Harvard. However, its insights hold true...
Two Men In Buckram
The play Two Men In Buckram was written by Ian Austen in 1978. Performed at the Townsville Civic Theatre in 1997 it follows a morning in the life of two men, Oliver and Walter, in jail and all of the bizarre conversations that occur as a result of their desire to find entertain...
The television shows the writer has chosen to study are Friends and the Big Bang Theory. Each of these shows is a situation comedy otherwise known as a sitcom for short. Currently, the timeslot each show was/is aired at 8pm at night on Channel Nine. Reruns of the show Friends are now shown on Gem ev...
Section: On Writing, -7-, pages 180-189, “Let us now talk a little bit about dialogue…”
Lying is a common theme found in today’s society, whether it’s lies between friends or lies that go on in politics. Lying may be evident in today’s society but Stephen King is far from being a pr...
There’s not a better text for freshman to read that will inform them without boredom as this one. Stephen Kings on Writing should be included in next years textbook selection. King gives a sense of struggle with real life issues, he adds important quotes, but most importantly he gives great advice...
Awareness of and Use of Web 2.0 Tools Among Students in Nigerian Universities
Kolawole Akinjide ARAMIDE
Abadina Media Resource Centre
University of Ibadan
Helen O. AKINADE
College of Medicine
University of Lagos Teaching Hospita...
I. Introduction 1
II. Language Features. 2
A. The Accurate Choice of words 3
B. The Rhetoric Devices 3
C.The Variety of Sentences 4
III. Structure Features 5
A. O’ Henry’s ending 5
B. Plot Blank 7
VI. Conclusion 9
Ive always envied people with only two parents. They never have to feel sorry for their real father because he is lonely, and they never have to feel they should care more about their stepfather because he is the one who has provided them with the necessities most of their lives. Since I have two fa...
Interreligious Dialogue with respect to theological pluralism
Statistics show that most of the world’s population is affiliated with some type of
religion, with Christianity and Islam encompassing slightly over 50% of the population. Though interreligious dialogue is beneficial in gaining a...
Writing an essay
Wednesday, 15 June 2011
A quality essay will use excellent technique (essay structure, linkage, style) to accompany good material (relevant quotes and techniques). Technique can be learnt, adapted, applied and re-applied until it becomes a fully function...
The air was crisp and filled with the promise of snow. My first day of my first semester, I ran hurriedly upon the main thoroughfares of University Park, campus short cuts and walkways were yet unknown. Stopping occasionally, I took a knee, pulled out my highlighted map, and felt compelled to take a...
Unemployment in Nigeria, youths could be part of the solution
Tuesday, 06 November 2012 00:00 By Chambers Umezulike Features - Youth Speak
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UNEMPLOYMENT has been a problem that has thoroughly shaken and continues to shake the country. Nigeria has be...
he up coming Pakistan-USA strategic dialogue must honestly address the two countries divergent strategic perceptions, imperatives, and compulsions. After the last meeting officials in Washington claim that a trust deficit exists. This is a poor commentary on the achievements of previous meetings. Wh...
Which of the following examples is not a sentence? (1 mark)
I heard Paul singing.
Singing like a lark on the wing.
There was singing in the choir.
Which of the following contains a comma splice? (1 mark)
He was late for the exam, his car broke down on the way.
TIPS FOR RESUME WRITING
M E Chowdhury Shameem
Founder & President
While entering into the competitive job market, Bangladeshi job seekers hardly find any resources which can guide them to a very good goal oriented careers. This documenta...
THE MALTESE FALCON
Take note that Prospero says "made on," not "made of," despite Humphrey Bogart's famous last line in the 1941 film The Maltese Falcon: "The stuff that dreams are made of." (Bogart suggested the line to director John Huston, but neither seems to have brushed up his Shakespeare.) F...
Compare and contrast two authors’ representations of masculinity
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre comment on the political, social and cultural issues of their time through their representations of masculinity. The authors’ challenged conceptions of clas...
Today, mostly Filipino people are experiencing unemployment crises because of lack of job opening in our society. Even those who are fresh graduates in college are hard to get job, mostly those graduated in college are jobless and they are vacant only in their house.
This is the...
VICTORY IN CREATIVE WRITING
Del Pilar Academy, July 25, 2009
Anna Lea Casela
Icebreaker: Writing a Class Poem in 4 Easy Steps (30 minutes)
Step 1: Write simple sentences beginning with I see, I hear, I smell, I taste, I feel
Tempura on my mind
I see the shell let go of the yolk.