The Mind’s EyeOne TribeUniversal themes like birth, death, desire, betrayal, love, and loss appear in every culture and every time period.Likewise, certain objects and character types also seem to transcend time and place, suggesting that deep down all humans are part of one tribe. The more we know about other cultures and other eras, the more connected we can see that we are. Reach out in time and space to find the universals in literature.Choose a culture that you know nothing about (Japanese, Samoan, Afrikaans, Cherokee, any culture).Search online to find some poems and/or stories created by that culture, and read them.Choose a time period in American literature Early American, Puritan, Colonial, Age of Reason, Enlightenment, Naturalism, Regionalism, Realism, Modernism, Post Modernism, Contemporary).Read some poems and stories from that American time period.Select one story or poem from your researched culture and one story or poem from your researched time period.Find at least one universal theme, one universal symbol, or one archetype they share (The more similarities, the better).Copy the literature (or the links to the literature) to a document.Create a one- or two-paragraph analysis of the universal concept that the two pieces of literature share.Support your analysis with quotes and examples.Suggest why you think the universal themes, symbols, or characters you noticed are present across cultural and temporal (time) differences.
Assignment Instructions BelowInstructions:The main body of essay should be between 900 and 1000 words, excluding the required annotated bibliography.The essay needs to be in MLA format.It should include an Annotated Bibliography instead of a works cited list.You must use at least 5 sources, and at least 3 must be from peer reviewed sources.Organize your essay into the expected sections for an academic essay (introduction, body paragraphs, conclusion), and make sure to also include all the elements of Toulmin form (your claim and support, an unbiased discussion of the opposition’s claim and support, you rebuttals of their claims, and qualifiers/concessions/warrants & backing as necessary).After you have written your essay, please make sure to revise the content of your essay. Lastly, be sure to edit your essay by checking grammar, format, and smaller technical details. Please make sure your essay is written in third person.***TOPIC: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr899/summary***Note: Consider your audience as laymen in the field with only general knowledge of your topic. ***The Annotated Bibliography:: An annotated Bibliography (AB) is due with your Toulmin essay. Using the MLA guide, list each source as it will appear on the Works Cited page of your essay. Summarize each source in two or three grammatically-correct sentences. These short summaries are the “annotations.”The following is a SAMPLE of an “annotated bibliography.”Annotated Bibliography (Centered)Clark, Irene L. The Genre of Argument. Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace, 1998. Print.Clark’s textbook identifies the major steps to developing a well-researched and well-written argumentative essay. Professional essays are included in the text as models.Ward, Russ. Logical Argument in the Research Paper. Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace, 1997. Print.Augmenting the steps to writing an argumentative research paper is information about proper documentation. The Toulmin System, an important aspect
McKibben compares those who deny any responsibility for what happened in New Orleans to the tobacco executive who denied that cigarettes were harmful or addictive. In what ways is this comparison unfair? What does the metaphor or an oil addiction add to your understanding of global warming? What does the metaphor overlook?
Follow the directions below for the completion of the Research Proposal assignment for Unit III. The subject of my Research paper is The effects of Early Childhood Education.· Purpose: The purpose of the research proposal is to help you to understand your project, to gain direction and feedback on your project, and to establish a blueprint for your project.· Description: In this assignment, you will create a research proposal consisting of three sections:o Section 1: What is the topic? (100-150 words)o Section 2: What is the controversy? Include paragraphs that detail both sides of the controversy. (300-400 words)o Section 3: Your tentative thesis statement (one to two sentences)· Click attached to access the research proposal example.· Also attached is the Annotated Bibliography of my topicAll sources must be documented via APA citations and references. You may also seek out the guidance of the Success Center; the specialists are always there to assist you with your writing and comprehension.
***Recall the two presidential speeches that were given by both President Obama and President Reagan, respectively. Note that these two presidents used the Rogerian method of argumentation to not only win over those who agreed with their viewpoints, but also to win over those who held different views.TOPIC: Think about a national or international issue that matters to you and write your own speech for that issue, using the Rogerian style of argumentation. How would you win over the other side? Next, consider the following. You are creating an argument using the Rogerian method. Have you used this style of argumentation before in your studies or career (either verbally or in past writing assignments/projects)? Will you use it in the future?***You don’t need to use citations, but please do not create statistics or ‘facts.’ ***You might also find this video on the Rogerian form helpful:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9knvRXU8zQ&feature=youtu.be. Please note that you have the option of having the text of the video appear if you check the CC icon at the bottom of the screen. Does your speech follow the pattern generally?***MLA FORMAT/300-350***WORKS CITED 2 CREDIBLE SOURCES I NEED THIS ESSAY DONE IN 2HRS!!!
Please note that a form letter or a template cannotbe used in constructing your response to question 2. When a form letter or template is used, you are giving little to no thought to wording or formatting, and you are not actually creating your own complaint; you are simply filling in the blanks of someone else’s work. For this reason, a grade of 1% will be issued if a form letter or template is used.ChecklistAsk yourself these questions after you answer the questions for your exam.Is my composition three to five paragraphs long? (It must include an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion.) Did I select a topic for my composition from the list given in the instructions? Did I fully expand on the topic I selected for my composition? (Example: If you selected to describe a memorable day, you should only describe ONE day.) Does my letter include a complaint? Did I include all parts of a business letter? (This includes a signature! You can use a different font to indicate your signature.) Is my letter written in full-block style? Did I answer both questions on my own, without help from the internet? Are both answers saved in one document? Is my work saved as a Microsoft Word document or in Rich Text Format?Help Notifications User MenuMichaelCOURSE HOME 1 2 3 4 5Go to …Writing Lesson Examination 180 people liked this 211 discussionsREADING ASSIGNMENTTo complete this examination, follow these steps:Use a word-processing program, preferably Microsoft Word, to complete the examination. At the top of every page, include your name and student number. Be sure to save your work. If you do not have access to Microsoft Word, you must properly format your document by clicking Save As, naming it using the student number_exam number format (for example, 12345678_007175), and choosing File Type: Rich Text Format.This exam must be uploaded as a .doc or .rtf file to be graded electronically. To submit your exam, follow these steps:From your student portal, click Take Examnext to the lesson you’ve completed. Be sure to save your work. Attach your file as follows: a. Click on the Browse box. b. Locate the file you wish to attach. c. Double-click on the file. d. Click on Upload File. Click on Submit Files. After you’ve submitted your project, you’ll be able to see it by clicking View Project.Examination QuestionsAnswer the questions below according to the instructions given. Please note that responses to BOTH questions must be included in the same submission in order for your examination to be graded; otherwise, it will be returned to you for revision.Write a composition using one of the topics listed below. Your composition needs to be three to five paragraphs long. It must contain an introduction, a body, and a conclusion.• Argue for or against the limitation of speed limits.• Explain why a certain sport is your favorite.• Compare and contrast driving in the winter and driving in the summer. • Describe a SINGLE memorable day in your life. Write a letter of complaint. Follow the rules for a formal letter, and use the full-block style. The complaint may be about anything you wish (such as malfunctioning equipment, poor building maintenance, or disruptive noises from a nearby business). You can base your letter on a true experience, or you can make up all the details you need.Please note that a form letter or a template cannotbe used in constructing your response to question 2. When a form letter or template is used, you are giving little to no thought to wording or formatting, and you are not actually creating your own complaint; you are simply filling in the blanks of someone else’s work. For this reason, a grade of 1% will be issued if a form letter or template is used.ChecklistAsk yourself these questions after you answer the questions for your exam.Is my composition three to five paragraphs long? (It must include an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion.) Did I select a topic for my composition from the list given in the instructions? Did I fully expand on the topic I selected for my composition? (Example: If you selected to describe a memorable day, you should only describe ONE day.) Does my letter include a complaint? Did I include all parts of a business letter? (This includes a signature! You can use a different font to indicate your signature.) Is my letter written in full-block style? Did I answer both questions on my own, without help from the internet? Are both answers saved in one document? Is my work saved as a Microsoft Word document or in Rich Text Format?If you answered NO to any of these questions, please go back and make the needed changes before submitting your work.If you answered YES to all of the questions, you are ready to submit your work for grading! Grading RubricYour instructor will use the following rubric to grade your work:Grading RubricExcellentGoodModerateFairPoorN/A(Question 1) Introduction:Establishes a specific topic and approach, as well as setting an appropriate tone/mood for the composition. Engages the reader and creates interest.543210(Question 1) Conclusion: Provides adequate closure and reinforces the meaning/significance established in the introduction. Effectively wraps up the composition.543210(Question 1) Coherence and Unity:Ideas flow clearly and logically as composition develops. Each paragraph contains one main idea (with adequate detail to develop that idea clearly and logically) and a connection to the ideas that precede and follow it. Clear transitions are present between sentences as well as between paragraphs. Student remains focused on one topic throughout the composition.10–98–76–54–32–10(Question 1) Spelling, Word Choice, Punctuation, and Capitalization:The composition is free of spelling errors. Appropriate language has been chosen for the topic. The composition is free of errors such as comma splices, misplaced commas, and inappropriate end punctuation. All punctuation is used correctly and does not interfere with comprehension.10–98–76–54–32–10(Question 1) Grammar: The composition utilizes correct and consistent verb tenses, subject-verb agreement, clear pronoun/antecedent agreement, and so on. Grammar errors do not interfere with comprehension10–98–76–54–32–10(Question 1) Sentence Structure:Sentences are varied in both structure and length. Sentences are complete, expressive, clear, and to the point. No run-on sentences or sentence fragments are included.10–98–76–54–32–10(Question 2) Quality of Letter: The topic is one that is best addressed in writing and/or by mail. The student has stated a clear complaint and addressed that complaint to the person/department able to remedy the problem. The tone of the letter has been kept relatively unemotional.543210(Question 2) Parts of a Business Letter:The student has included and correctly utilized all necessary parts of a business letter (a return address/letterhead, date line, inside address, salutation, complimentary close, and full signature block). If additional aspects are included, they are used correctly.20–1817–1514–1211–98–65–0(Question 2) Spelling, Word Choice, Punctuation, and Capitalization:The letter is free of spelling errors. Appropriate language has been chosen for the situation, fitting the requirements of a complaint letter. The letter is free of errors such as comma splices, misplaced commas, and inappropriate end punctuation. All punctuation is used correctly and does not interfere with comprehension. Punctuation and capitalization are both used appropriately in conjunction with the requirements of a business letter.10–98–76–54–32–10(Question 2) Grammar: The letter uses correct and consistent verb tenses, subject-verb agreement, clear pronoun/antecedent agreement, and so on. Grammar errors do not interfere with comprehension.10–98–76–54–32–10(Question 2) Sentence Structure:Sentences are varied in both structure and length. Sentences are complete, expressive, clear, and to the point. No run-on sentences or sentence fragments are included. Construction contributes to and complements the message of the letter.543
What is your comment on this paraphrasing and direct quotations?This is my interpretation of the sandwich method which the required reading stated as a very simplistic and effective way to properly present outside information to your reader. I decided to also add my thesis statement to show you guys my track I am taking on this paper. I will take any advice on my thesis as I have been constantly trying to improve it!Thesis: Even though a college degree prepares students for today’s job markets, vocational training along with college education creates more qualified and preferred employee since college education is less meaningful these days. Students leaving high school need to know what the right mix of education and real-world experiences that will help them meet their long-term career goals.Part I : In the article Forum Quality or Quantity: What is Driving Student Engagement Online? Shaw, Cassandra S. and Irwin, Kathleen C., (2017) explained that, “
Some people make demands, others hint at what they want, some express wishes or hopes. How do you generally communicate to others when you are wanting something? How do you feel about making a request and share why you feel that way. How do you feel when others make demands of you? What might another person feel when they hear you make demands on them? Is it difficult for you to hear/say ‘no’? Why or why not? Share some requests you have made during the week and how they were received.
The Argumentative Position PaperFor this assignment, you will expand upon your Exploratory Paper, where you investigated two sides of a controversy. In this paper, you will select a side and argue your position regarding that controversy.To argue effectively, you must clearly state your position and your major points of evidence in your thesis statement, and then, each body paragraph should work to prove a point. Within each paragraph, you must use academic research to support your ideas, which will include quoted and cited material from these sources. You must also acknowledge the opposition to your position, which is called a counterargument, within the body of your paper.As you craft your argument, you should work to avoid logical fallacies, inappropriate academic style, and plagiarism. Any paper that has been intentionally plagiarized will receive a zero. Likewise, any paper that does not include a Works Cited page will not be graded.Basic Requirements:800-1,000 words in MLA format (not including Works Cited page) 3-4 academic sources Proper Works Cited page Effective Essay Organization: Introduction with a clear thesis statement Body paragraphs with clear topic sentences, specific details, and logical connections to thesis Effective and varied transitional words and phrases to connect ideas Conclusion that reiterates thesis and answers the “so what?” Clear background and counterargument paragraphs before your major points of evidence to showcase the issue fully Properly integrated and cited source material that logically supports the thesis Proper use of spelling, grammar, and punctuation; no first or second person Please follow these instructions for this assignment.
How does the media portray law enforcement in todays society?