English Comp I
September 2, 2011
Point by point essay on men vs. women
Cute. Remember to include a title. Watch your spelling. You often use commas when they are not needed (I will mark them in green for you). Notice that it usually occurs with “and” when you are joining two verbs. Use a comma with “and” if it is in a list or if you are joining two independent clauses (sentences). For example, you write: When the Lord came to wander in the garden that night, and confronted his children with their …Your Subject is the Lord, and he is doing 2 things: “came” and “confronted.” There is no need for a comma here because you are not joining two sentences, each with its own subject and verb. This sentence has only ONE subject doing 2 things. See that? Look at the other green spots. Most of them are doing the same thing. Grade: 95 (A)
The differences between men and women have been a hotly debated subject ever since the time of the fall, when Adam and Eve were cast out of paradise. What are the differences between men and women? Going beyond the merely physical, a look at the emotional differences as well as psychological differences is warranted. An interesting point is brought up in reading the account of the expulsion. Adam and Eve were the beginning not only of the human race, but of all human failings, and the endless battle of the sexes that has taken place ever since. Eve wandered off by herself. She encountered the serpent, which tempted her with knowledge, and she ate the fruit. Having fallen into sin herself, her first action is to find her mate and offer the fruit to him, so that she might not be alone in her misery. When the Lord came to wander in the garden that night, and confronted his children with their sin, Adam came forward, and for the first time in history, passed the blame. His statement was, “The woman, which thou gavest to me, gave me of the fruit, and I did eat.” Note how Adam first blamed God, then...
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