• Pledge Allegiance to Peace
    problems in the world, including religious teachings. In the following paragraph, he says the feeling of patriotism in one’s country is just as shameful as one being egotistic about oneself, which is often looked down upon. White then states that patriotism “clouds our judgment”, therefore disallowing...
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  • Red White and Beer: a Rhetorical Analysis of America's Retail Patriotism
    ’, and ‘patriotism’. In the first paragraph, he sarcastically states that he gets a warm proud feeling inside when he sees a Chrysler commercial that has the Bruce Springsteen want-to-be singing in the back ground (189). This shows the various meanings that can be used from Barry’s chosen sentence...
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  • Mishima, Yukio
    Mishima, Yukio. “Patriotism.” In “Patriotism” by Yukio Mishima, I hear a tragic story about a death of a couple. Shinji Takeyama, a lieutenant of Japanese Army and his wife Reiko live in a house with an eight-mat room. On the 26th of February, 1936, a coup by military insiders, who have close...
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  • Teen Literacy
    Table of Contents Letter 3 Dear Candia 4 Attentively, 5 Shion. 5 Environmental Research Starions 6 Calabash Caye Field Station 6 UB News 7 Education Day by Office of Public Information 24.09.2012 7 Patriotism Speech by Mr. Inez Sanchez on UB Patriotic Day by Office of Public...
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  • Patrick Henry Speec
    pleading. Paragraph 1 1.) Henry’s opening lines allow him to suggest the importance of patriotism as he say “no man thinks more highly than I do of patriotism.” With caution not to spike anybody with opposing views, he inserts that “different men often see the same subject in different lights...
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  • Mark Twain Rewrite
    consequence of death that follows war. His use of hyperbole and irony is used throughout the story in order to attempt this central theme. Clemens’ use of the old man is his way of attempting to display his purpose for the story, the ignorance of war. In the first paragraph of the narrative...
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  • Patriotism
    Patriotism means supporting your government during times of war I have put a question mark for this one. I can see how this makes sense, but I can see the other side. Patriotism is defined as love or devotion to ones country. Being devoted to your country means that you are willing to do...
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  • Keating Speech Study Notes
    : * Patriotism * Remembrance * War * Peace * Anonymity becomes representational, a mark of respect for all soldiers who sacrificed their lives. The opening words establish this symbolic status “We will never know who this Australian was” * The nameless victim is part of a greater amount...
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  • Deconstruction Paper
    PATRIOTISM IS THE NEW TREND IN THE PHILIPPINES “The Filipino is worth dying for.” - Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino   How can patriotism be really defined? Some people may answer that it involves the deep love and desire to serve one’s country. Others may say that it involves sacrificing for the...
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  • Exam for English 2/3
    Farewell Address, and the historical significance of this address. SWBAT identify the purpose of GW’s Farewell Address. Refer to the text, Washington’s Farewell Address, to answer the questions. For each question write the paragraph number that you find your answer. Then write your interpretation of...
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  • Say no war
    the narrator to offer in the final verse paragraph some bitter advice to readers about the nature of warfare and the outcome of blind patriotism. In the last twelve lines of the poem, Owen describes his experience of walking behind the wagon in which the dead man has been placed, seeing the corpse...
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  • Precis Writing
    Essay/ Short note/ Paragraph Writing IBA Admission Test Gi Written English Section Gi Ab¨Zg ¸i“Z¡c~Y© GKwU Ask n‡”Q easy ev short-note writing. This section analyzes your ability to respond to an essay question under time constraints. AZ¨š— Kg mg‡qi g‡a¨ Avcbv‡`i‡K GKwU composition wjL‡Z n‡e...
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  • How to Write a Definition Essay
    . Introduction A. Attention getter: Traditional definition of patriotism (as perceived in an image) B. Thesis: Patriotism is speaking out when a person feels the country is right or wrong, voting, campaigning, and respecting others. II. Body             A. Speaking out when country is wrong 1...
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  • AP Rhetorical Analysis
    civil and religious toleration,” which Green defines as “true patriotism” (1). In the first two paragraphs of his speech, heavy patriotic diction is utilized to instill the audience with feelings of pride, love and patriotism for America, as well as the desire to go to war. Green also speaks...
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  • Persuasion Quiz
    Persuasive Techniques Quiz Name:____________________ 1. A truck a shows an American flag waving and an eagle flying over the logo. This is an appeal to … a. plain folks b. snobbery c. bribery d. patriotism 2. Mc Donald’s gives away a free prize in every...
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  • Did Jose Rizal Retract?
    March 2009 Did Rizal retract? Dr. Jose Rizal has been a national iconic hero for over a hundred years. He has been the symbol of our country’s freedom, the epitome of nationalistic patriotism. He emanates martyrdom with every fiber of his being and everything else that he left the country to...
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  • Dulce Et Decorum Est
    and historical context. There are 4 main themes to ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ which are warfare, suffering, patriotism and versions of reality. As Owen describes, war becomes a never-ending nightmare of unexpected gas attacks and muddy trenches. Intriguingly, with the new-fangled technology of WWI...
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  • Rhetorical Analysis of Obama's Speech
    loud cheering, but also to underline his thanks. Then he speaks of how the nation is moving forward, and here he uses pathos and speaks to the patriotism in the Americans. This evokes positive feelings about the situation and towards the speech and speaker. He could easily leave out “more than 200...
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  • Essay Writing
    the use of their physical senses. B. However, abstract terms, such as love, pain, or patriotism, have different meanings for different individuals since such terms play on people’s feelings more than their physical senses. C. The definition essay provides a personal, extended definition of such...
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  • Skyes Questions
    THE “VALUES” WASTELAND Charles Sykes Questions for Close Reading (p. 222) 1. Sykes’s thesis is that the American educational system is not providing students with firm guidelines to help them make moral choices. This thesis is stated directly in paragraph 3 (“A 1992 survey by the Josephson...
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