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  • Correct Uses Of Tobacco Settlement Money
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    "The Bottom Line" is an opinion which makes a claim stating the correct uses of tobacco settlement money. The money should be spent on smoking related health care and prevention, according to the claim. In order to support his claim the writer resorts mostly to using assumptions. The title of the article gives the first assumption made by the writer. The catch phrase used for the title, "The Bottom Line", is immediately at work trying to convince the reader that whatever the content of the artic...
  • Southern Writer And Jackson A Northern Writer
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    American Literature Essay #1 Due 12 April 2005 This semester we have discussed the gradual development of American Modernism into many diverse genres in the wartime and post-war period (1940-1950), namely Southern Gothic fiction, Southern African-American Literature, and full Modernism. For your first essay this semester, I want you to write a two-page, double-spaced essay on one of the following topics: 1.) Compare and contrast the styles of two Southern American writers, focusing on their use ...
  • Novelist And Short Fiction Writer
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    Flannery O'Connor: Queen of Irony The literary rebellion, known as realism, established itself in American writing as a direct response to the age of American romanticism's sentimental and sensationalist prose. As the dominance of New England's literary culture waned "a host of new writers appeared, among them Bret Harte, William Dean Howells, and Mark Twain, whose background and training, unlike those of the older generation they displaced, were middle-class and journalistic rather than genteel...
  • Balloonman Condenses A Story Of A Man
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    Mythological Themes Many poems use mystical creatures to tell stories. From mermaids, to sirens, and goat-footed balloonman. A good example of the use of these mystical creatures can be seen in the poem "In Just-". The creature used is this goat-footed balloonMan. He helps condense a story into a poem, while condensing the story this creature also attracts the reader's imagination and keeps him or her intrigued meanwhile maintaining a politeness to the reader by taking vulgar words out of the po...
  • Memories Of The Writers Childhood
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    Fern Hill: Dylan Thomas walk down Memory Lane Dylan Thomas Fern Hill can be interpreted as mans biggest desire to be a child once again. In Fern Hill, the writer talks about the glorious days of his youth and also his struggles with accepting old age and death. In this poem, the writer takes the reader along on a detailed exploration of his childhood memories. The struggle to accept and respect times rhythms and cycles, turns and limits, can affect everyone, as indicated by this poem. Thomas exp...
  • Article 2 3 1
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    ARTICLE 1.1. State the type of text- letter to the editor, editorial etc. - In her letter to the editor titled, "Don't dump waste", L. Bourke argues, claims, asserts, advocates, contends... Writer's main contention- state the writers main contention and mention a couple of the main reasons given to support his contention. - the author supports this view by highlighting - claims that - asserts that - discusses - addresses the issue of - establishes the view that - raises the question about - show...
  • Loss Of White Life Pg 138 Europeans
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    Another type of writing by people who traveled to the Congo was observational and diary writing. Joseph Conrad, Stanley's officers, George Washington Williams, Edmund Ricard, Belgian senator (119) There were many examples in the book of writing, done by both blacks and whites, to improve lives of the Congolese. Stanislaus Lefranc a Belgium prosecutor, a catholic, and a monarchist witnessed the use of the chicotte on young boys for laughing in the presence of a white man. After witnessing these a...
  • Controversial Essay About Creationism
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    A controversial topic can always elicit strong opinions in a writer. With the right tools the writer may find that he or she can change the opinions of their readers. There are many tools that a writer can find success in using, such as appeals to logos, pathos, and ethos, the use of narration, refuting the opposite opinion, and comparing and contrasting the arguments. All of these techniques become very useful when trying to persuade a reader to believe in their own ideas. In Discovering Argume...
  • Use Of Description
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    The greatest chefs in the world use different techniques to produce an outstanding dish. A writer is no different from a chef. There are various techniques that a writer can use to create his masterpiece. In my opinion, one of the most important methods for writers is the use of description. Descriptions, for writers, help make their stories come to life. It is a useful tool to put the reader into the story. A descriptive paragraph will create a vivid image in the reader's mind of the person, an...
  • Used Chemical Weapons
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    The issue of this article is that if Iraq and Saddam's regime is not disarmed of their weapons of mass destruction, Saddam will use his cover of his nuclear weapons to try to forcibly unite the Middle East to confront the Western alliance. I chose article number three, which is "The war against Iraq is also the war against global terrorism" and the writer of this article is Dr. Colin Rubenstein who is the executive director of Australia / Jewish and Australia / Israel affairs. The writer's conte...
  • Pronoun Reference In A Text
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    TRACING THE PATTERNS. If a speaker or learner of English hears or reads a passage of the language which is more than one sentence in length, he or she can normally decide without difficulty whether it forms a unified whole or is just a collection of unrelated sentences. Cohesion (or its absence) is what makes the difference between the two. "Cohesion is what gives the text texture" (Halliday and Hasan) Lexical Cohesion. One of the strategies one uses is the understanding of words and phrases in ...

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