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  • Enlightenment Writers And Pre Enlightenment Writers
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    The Enlightenment Writers The central ideas of the Enlightenment writers were similar to, yet very different from, those of the writers of earlier periods. Four major Enlightenment writers were Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, and Patrick Henry. Their main purpose was to write to educate and edify and not so much as to write for aesthetic purposes. Most of their work was designed to convey truth or give sound instruction on such issues of political, social, or economic interest...
  • Class Autobiographies
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    Working class autobiographies "illuminated how social position, or location in social hierarchies, [were] internalized as identity" (Maynes 3). Where otherwise the only source of information of the past would be statistics and those of historians, the autobiographies give the reader a feel of what the working classes were going through in a more personal way. The conditions in which they lived and the politics or beliefs they lived by can be examined for differences or qualities they might share...
  • General Grade Descriptors For English 102
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    English 102 demands my full attention as much as humanly possible. From the first day I walked into your classroom this semester, I knew I was going to be pushed to produce the work I know I am capable of generating. Although I felt English 102 was going to be a challenge, I felt I had a major advantage over the rest of the peers in our class. The advantage undoubtedly being that I had the same professor the foregoing semester. By choosing a professor whom I felt comfortable writing for, as well...
  • My Strengths And Weaknesses In Writing
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    My Strengths and Weaknesses in Writing By Irl Kell um 327667271 COMM 215 (N-NH) REPAST 05 Paul Aberasturi July 18, 2000 My Strengths and Weaknesses in Writing In this paper, I am to write about my strengths and weaknesses in writing. This is not an easy task for me because I have never considered myself a writer. Reading other peoples thoughts are activities that are more my speed. I simply have trouble putting my thoughts into writing. Since, I do not feel that I have many strengths, let's move...
  • Class Writings Available At Hand
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    In-class Writing or Homework Desks and paper rattle while time slowly tics away from the clock. This time these distractions do not bother you because you are finishing one of your most well written papers. In-class writings are great because they include many positive opportunities. It is hard to say whether homework or in-class writings will give you more satisfaction. Homework allows for some opportunities to become available, which could prove to be invaluable to some people. I personally pr...
  • Phylum Non Writing
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    1 Classification By Gerald Abdesaken and Justin Brown Science-6th period March 26, 1998 Problem Investigate the method of classification used by scientists today. Hypothesis If we classify a group of random objects, then we can individualize each object. Materials List thumbtack glass slide seed rubber band test tube paper clip pin pencil match penny wool strand plastic tie chalk file card Data Kingdom 1 (School) Kingdom 2 (not school) File card plastic tie test tubepennypencilthumbtackchalkseed...
  • Piece Of Creative Writing
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    On the way home from school one day David was pondering why he was not as popular or as liked as some people in his class. He had many ideas running through his head. Looks Personality The fact he wasnt very good at football Either way he was depressed and he knew it. It was not as if he was unpopular but when compared to some people he was just a mere mortal, not up to the likes of the kids with their designer clothes and Fords with big stereos and shiny alloy wheels. The particular problem wit...
  • More Interesting Paper
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    Personal Writing: What I Learned This Semester In English ClassI feel this semester, only the first of many I will endure, was a successful one. The objective of the course was to make us better writers, and I certainly have improved. I learned what makes a paper good or bad, what makes it easier to write a good paper, and how the manner that the class is held makes a difference. However, I feel I should have taken my high school English class more seriously. The teacher graded rather leniently,...
  • Writing Animal Farm And Nineteen Eighty Four
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    Eric Blair's fictional name was George Orwell, born June 25, 1903 in Moti hari, India. At that time "India was part of the British Empire" (Orwell page 1 of 4). This was near the turn of the century, so not many people could afford to move to India with out the "British Empire" (Orwell pg. 1 of 4). Eric's father Richard Blair was an agent of the Opium Department of the Indian Civil Service. Blair's Grandfather served in the Indian Army for sometime before Blair's birth. His family was " not very...
  • Aspect Of Free Writing
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    Happy Day English 101, a class of contemporary and complete thought driven writing has been quite the experience and a very educational course. There were many papers that we wrote in class that truly racked my brain. I came from an English class were the writing was very structured and extremely analytical. The writing that we did in class was rather different. English 101 was the first writing course that I have taken were the writing is completely up to me, and that was hard. It was hard to t...
  • English Writing Skills
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    Writing... It's Not Just For Fun Anymore! I am writing to support the new writing class being discussed for theJunors' and Seniors' curriculum. I biel ive that these classes will help them not only in the work force, but will give them a better education. In the world today, writing plays an important roll. there are always reports to be write speeches to e given, and books to be wrote. Juniors and Seniors need to know the right skills top write these such things. Statistics show that most Junio...
  • Political Responses His Position In Cromwell's Government
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    Matt Mclellan February 4, 20026 pm class Monday The Pen Is Mightier Than The King The 17th century saw a king's head roll and an English Caesar sit the throne, in the midst of all of this a new class was rising. England in the 17th century was rife with change, there was much work to be done before the industrial revolution could fully grip the nation. For hundreds of years the monarch had dominated the political landscape, now that was changing radically. Although their remained a Monarch in po...
  • Actual G.E.D. Test Essay
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    Lesson Learned History of My Writing The experiences that shaped my ability as a writer are easy for me to recall. I had a very supportive English teacher my first two years of high school. I also scored perfectly on my writing essay for the G.E.D. practice test, and nearly perfect on the G.E.D. test. These experiences impacted the way that I write now. Mr. Geller was a very intense man who demanded the best from his students. I had him for English I my freshman year, and I mistakenly thought th...
  • 20 Hour Class On Professional Writing
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    Persuasive Essay "Poorly Written Communication" Poorly Written Communication 2 Thesis: After a poorly written memo caused hard feelings and loss of morale, the company decided to start writing courses, believing that the effectiveness of enhancing written communication skills within a work place is necessary for any successful business. In "A case for clear writing" C. Petrine states, the ability to communicate written information in a clear, concise and accurate manner can provide significant b...
  • English Class System And Socialism
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    George Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair on June 25, 1903 in Moti hari in India, which was at that time part of the British Empire. His family was not very wealthy and like most middle-class English families of that time, their livelihood depended on the Empire. In 1907, his family returned to England. His parents managed to send him to a private school in Sussex and when he was thirteen, he won a scholarship to Wellington. Soon after that, he won another scholarship to the well-known public sch...
  • Writing
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    Where shall I start with this tale of "Strengths and Weaknesses" Since weaknesses are probably my most stellar talent I shall start here. For years I have had the urge to write but never thought I had one single iota of talent in my bones. So I never tried unless forced by a teacher. I believed that there was only one writer in my family, my brother Chris. So I took my role in my family, My brother the writer, my mother the student, my father the genius and I the artist. All in all it was not ba...
  • Tillie Olsen
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    Constance Coiner Tillie Olsen's parents, Samuel and Ida Lerner, who were never formally married, were Jewish immigrants. They participated in the abortive 1905 Russian revolution, and, after Samuel escaped from a Czarist prison, fled to the United States. They settled first on a Nebraska farm; when it failed about five years later, they moved to Omaha. Despite laboring long hours as a farmer, packinghouse worker, painter, and paperhanger, Samuel Lerner became State Secretary of the Nebraska Soci...
  • Appreciated Pieces Of The Enlightenment Period
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    The enlightenment period in England occurred most prominently in the eighteenth century and helped mold our current thoughts and values into what are accepted by our society today. Besides criticizing religion and broadening the range of science, enlightenment thinkers provided new points of view on society, politics, law, economics, and the overall course of history. The enlightenment period tried to replace a religious worldview with a view more associated in human reason. Many of the older va...
  • Writing Exercises In Class
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    Course Journal for Creative Writing Since starting the Creative Writing Course on September 23rd 2003, I feel my writing has improved in a number of ways. Within this course record are examples of how: 1. My imagination has improved. 2. My ability to scan, and seek out new material has improved. 3. My writing technique has improved. 4. My overall approach and direction to writing has improved. In Block One: Creativity and Imagination, we were given writing exercises in class, which lasted betwee...
  • Regular Classes
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    There were two different feelings I had about having English 100 instead of having English 101. One thing was that I was very disappointed because I felt like wasn't smart since I had take this class. Second I felt it would be good for me to take this class for many reasons. Furthermore I didn't like that I had to take the class because I had never taken any remedial classes in my life and I at least thought I was smart enough to take all the regular classes. But I kind of expected that I would ...

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