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Writing a Thesis Statement - A Thesis is: -The statement of the author’s position on a topic or subject. -Clear, concise, and goes beyond fact or observation to become an idea that needs to be supported. -Often a statement of tension, where the author refutes or complicates an existing assumption or claim (counterargument). -Often answers WHY or HOW questions related to the topic at hand. A Thesis Statement is Not: - A statement of fact or observation (no matter how astute the observation). - A statement of personal conviction or opinion....   [tags: Writing a Thesis Statement 2014] 500 words
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Personal Narrative: My Graduate School Thesis - There I was, poised with the first draft of my masters thesis, ready to jack it under the rear wheels of my car so that I could vent my anger and frustration. Never had I felt this kind of undiluted rage in dealing with a piece of writing. As far as I was concerned, the first draft was complete and therefore the entire piece was finished; however, my thesis advisor didn’t quite agree with me. A less deranged friend of mine talked me out of repeatedly backing over my thesis, and convinced me that it didn’t really matter if I did leave tire marks on it because I had multiple drafts on my disk....   [tags: Narrative Essay Writing English Thesis] 1317 words
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More Evidence Needed to Support George Ritzer's McDonaldization Thesis - More Evidence Needed to Support George Ritzer's McDonaldization Thesis The McDonaldization Thesis presupposes some familiarity with Ritzer's earlier work, The McDonaldization of Society (1993), in which he defines McDonaldization as "the process by which the principles of the fast-food restaurant are coming to dominate more and more sectors of American society as well as the rest of the world" (1). These principles include efficiency, predictability, calculability (or an emphasis on quantification), and control (especially via non-human technologies)....   [tags: George Ritzer McDonaldization Thesis] 2150 words
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Gone Were the Days of the Thesis - Before this class, my writing process was simple. I oft chose to completely bypass the process of prewriting and drafting. Instead, I delved into the writing assignment head first. Doing so rarely allowed me time to organize my ideas and truly come up with the best finished product I could possibly muster. However, this class has allowed me to explore new techniques which helped to further develop my skills as a writer. This was mainly due to the freedom allotted in finishing an essay versus the traditional high school writing process that seemed to be both suffocating and limiting....   [tags: writing process] 539 words
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Preaching and the Imagination: Thesis Research - ... But without the use of sanctified imagination, the sermon cannot with the greatest effectiveness. Christianity in Korea has only 100 years of history. Yet, it has made a remarkable growth so that the churches and Christianity are increasing explosively. Recent research shows that 22.8% of the population of South Korea are Christians. It is a miracle wrought by God’s grace, for the numbers of Christians surpass those of the believers in Buddhism which had been the most popular religion in Korean history....   [tags: Bible, Influence, Speaking] 772 words
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The Blаck Subculture-of-Violence Thesis - The problem of crime hаs cаptured the аttention of Аmericаn society in а mаnner unlike few other issues. While the overаll numbers hаve dropped during the lаst few yeаrs, Аmericаns still remаin feаrful of the disintegrаting effects of this phenomenon on our collective sense of stаbility аnd sаfety. Nowhere аre these effects more vividly displаyed thаn in those urbаn communities inhаbited predominаntly by Аfricаn Аmericаns. " Blаck-on-blаck " crime (аs it hаs been lаbeled) remаins аn oppressive sociаl problem, while homicide hаs become the leаding cаuse of deаth аmong young blаck mаles in Аmericа....   [tags: Bothers аnd Sisters, Bebe Moore Cаmpbell ]
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Thesis Presentations - On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, Katherine Stang, Aresh Kabirnavaei, and Andrew Roller, all students in the Master’s of Forensic Science program gave thesis presentations to the Forensic Seminar Class. The following paragraphs will summarize each topic. Katherine Stang presented her thesis titled, Issues in Forensic Identification and the Use of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs). Short Tandem Repeat (STR) technology is a forensic analysis that looks at specific regions or loci found on nuclear DNA....   [tags: Research Presentation] 850 words
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Spring Thesis Reflection - ... This back and forth interaction showed another contrast in style and provided a less serious tone to the performance. It was also interesting to see the use of voices, like one of the videos from class, but with a slight twist that made the audience feel like they were involved in the performance. In addition to this, the second performance also utilized another concept from class, negative space, in a unique way. The dancers used two benches to create different shapes for them to move through, under, and over in a variety of different ways....   [tags: performance, choreography, analysis] 596 words
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Aristotle Thesis Defense - Aristotle Thesis Defense Paper The topic I have chosen as the basis of my essay is that of how humans fit into the scale of nature according to Aristotle. To answer this question, we must first ask ourselves several other questions in order to better understand Aristotle’s thinking. First we must ask, “What is nature according to Aristotle?” then we must ask, “What is the scale of nature?” and finally, we answer the main question at hand and that is how humans fit into the scale of nature according to Aristotle....   [tags: nature, chain of being, spirit] 1195 words
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Commentary on Learning How to Formulate a Concise Thesis - ... Next, it has always been this pre-conceived notion of mine that the thesis has to be something factual or tautological. Also, I thought it was simply a paragraph where I would merely list my sub points. I felt that by having a boosted general consensus on the topic without much contention, it would be both safer and easier when it came to backing up my arguments. My paper ended up looking like a mere regurgitation of facts. Instead, I have learnt that a thesis should be argumentative in nature and would have the capability to split opinions between different individuals....   [tags: Research, Writing, Theme] 1006 words
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Thesis - Thesis The purpose of this research paper is to investigate the effectiveness of character education programs and how technology can be used to enhance student learning about character education. According to Laura and Malcolm Gauld (2002)" For families, educators, corporations, and communities, the biggest job we'll ever have is nothing less than a new paradigm for reconnecting education with core values." (p.1) The world of education is at a place where they are placing extreme importance on teaching our students values....   [tags: essays papers]
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Imperialism in Things Fall Apart, Thesis by Chinua Achebe - Cultural clashes result in unnecessary conflict. Several countries (European powers) including France, Great Britain, and Belgium imperialized Africa. They did this because of their demand for raw materials, need for markets, and their attempt to implement commerce, create civilization, and to bring in Christianity to be the primary religion. The clash between the Europeans and the Africans caused the Europeans to colonize Africa and to partition the continent, this partition plan is know as the Scramble for Africa....   [tags: Colonization, Africa, Europe]
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Thesis Introduction: The Batavian Revolt and the Sepoy Rebellion - Chapter 1: Introduction The problem of internal revolt is inherent to all empires, as it is difficult to consistently maintain authority over a large and diverse population. Although empires have taken steps to prevent a loss of control from occurring, even the utmost vigilance has been either not enough, or has lapsed long enough for a revolt to occur. The resulting uprising might be minor, or it might be serious enough to threaten a crucial territory. How empires have dealt with a major internal revolt is instructive in several ways: it tests whether or not the empire's military is strong enough to deal with revolts, it tests the ability of the ruler or the ruling class to maintain their...   [tags: World History] 1298 words
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Thesis About The Cherry Ochard And Peter Tromiov - The Challenge of Finding the “Soul” Of Peter Trofimov Introduction I have been privileged to be given the part of Peter Trofimov as my thesis role in the Regent University production of The Cherry Orchard in October 2012, as directed by Scott Hayes. In this essay, I will talk about the challenges in doing this part, and how to handle them. I will explain why I believe the techniques of Michael Chekhov are the most appropriate to build the base of a Chekhov character. Before you can even begin a journey on attacking a Chekhov part you have to understand the time period of when it was written....   [tags: Theatre]
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Writing a Thesis Paper - Writing a Thesis Paper A specific style of writing is necessary in order to write a thesis paper. A good thesis paper will use sound evidence presented in a convincing way to prove a thesis statement. After the thesis is introduced in the opening paragraph, the writer presents facts which are used to prove their thesis. These facts are contained within the body paragraphs. Finally, a conclusion is presented which restates the thesis and summarizes the steps that were taken by the writer in order to prove it....   [tags: Papers] 439 words
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Thesis on Death and Grieving - Death is part of the circle of life and it's the end of your time on earth; the end of your time with your family and loved ones. Nobody wants to die, leaving their family and missing the good times your loved ones will have once you pass on. In the Mercury Reader, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross “On the Fear of Death” and Joan Didion “Afterlife” from The Year of Magical Thinking” both share common theses on death and grieving. Didion and Kübler-Ross both explain grieving and dealing with death. Steve Jobs commencement speech for Stanford’s graduation ceremony and through personal experience jumps further into death and how I feel about it....   [tags: John Didion, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross]
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Presentation of Thesis Statement - Presentation of Thesis Statement For many years the SAT had been considered one of the most important tests that a student can take for the admission process. The SAT is thought to be one of the greatest measurements of academic success is high school and is considered one of the greatest predictors of academic success in college. In the recent years there have been people who have questioned the validity of the SAT, saying that it is an inaccurate measure of academic success and a poor predictor of academic success and does nothing except hinder the application and admission process for prospective students....   [tags: essays papers]
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Reasons to support thesis - Reasons to support thesis First of all, we will consider the very word motivation. Motivation can be defined as an incentive. When we discuss students having the motivation to learn, we may consider them having the incentive to learn. Do students today have the incentive to learn. Many people claim that they do not and that the lack of motivation is increasingly becoming worse and worse in today’s society. The belief that society has unknowingly created for today’s students is that there is a separation between education that is taught in schools and that which is learned outside of schools....   [tags: essays papers]
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The Fischer Thesis of the First World War - The Fischer Thesis of the First World War How useful is the ‘Fischer Thesis’ in helping to explain the origins of the First World War. Fischer’s Thesis was thought to be controversial due to the much-accepted Lloyd George’s theory to why World War One happened. George’s theory was that power more or less took Germany into starting World War One. But with Fischer going against George’s theory it brought much controversy from older historians as they had accepted his theory. But Fischer did get backing by some historians into believing that his thesis was correct....   [tags: Papers] 661 words
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Frederick Jackson Turner’s Reliance on the Myth of an Unoccupied American Wilderness - The Frontier Thesis has been very influential in people’s understanding of American values, government and culture until fairly recently. Frederick Jackson Turner outlines the frontier thesis in his essay “The Significance of the Frontier in American History”. He argues that expansion of society at the frontier is what explains America’s individuality and ruggedness. Furthermore, he argues that the communitarian values experienced on the frontier carry over to America’s unique perspective on democracy....   [tags: The Frontier Thesis]
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The Events Leading Up To and Following Martin Luther and His Ninety-Five Thesis - What events led up to and followed Martin Luther and his Ninety-Five Thesis. Its hard for most people to imagine it possible that one man, like Martin Luther, could affect the world so profoundly in such a short period of time. However, that is infact exactly what he did and in a period of only sixty-three years. Some of the most spectacular events in religious reform took place during Martin Luther's life. He forced the scholarly to stop and take a good, hard look at the practices of the church and he allowed the layman to do the same....   [tags: Religious History ] 949 words
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Thesis and Outline: How Free-Will and Inborn Neurological Hardwiring Influence Morality - Thesis: I believe that individual free-will and the neurological hardwiring in which we are born with both significantly influence the development of our mature human morality due to a variety of factors including: the sequence of brain development in the human species particularly concerning emotion, the difference of how each person is raised and educated, which leads to disparities in our interpretations of right and wrong, our ability to evaluate or make complex decisions, and our conscious choice of behavior to ultimately determine consequences, and lastly, because morality cannot exist if based solely on human nature, but must also involve our own self-determination....   [tags: development, psychology]
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Durkheim’s Thesis on Social Solidarity in Different Types of Societies - Durkheim’s thesis in regards to social solidarity, based upon his views, which explain individuals influenced by social facts. The social facts he outlined and referred to as a “thing” (Ritzer, p 185) are the languages spoken, buildings, and ethics. Durkheim viewed social facts being outside of the individual but yet powerful in shaping the individual. Social facts defined as material and nonmaterial. Material social facts visible such as buildings, while nonmaterial social facts difficult to see but as a society we know they exist....   [tags: sociology, solidarity]
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The Step by Step Process of Basic Essay Writing - Writing is an important communication skill that is a necessary ability to be successful in today’s competitive job market. It can make the difference between getting a career and just getting a job. Even when applying for jobs that people consider ‘no brainers’, employers often ask applicants to write a paragraph or two explaining why they would make good employees for the company to which they are applying. On the application he was asked to state, in a paragraph, why he’d make a good team member for their store....   [tags: Thesis Development, Transitioning]
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The Process of Writing a Research Paper - In science there is a question of why something happens the way it does and experiments are preformed in order to answer that question. In writing there is an idea sparked by a curiosity or inspiration that is displayed concisely in the boundaries of a paper. “ A refinement of everyday thinking “ is seen in each - a large, cumbersome message is explained more clearly through the practice of science and English respectively. In this course, I have found how being a writer is much like being a scientist....   [tags: thesis statement, peer evaluation] 778 words
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College Admission Essay for a Doctorate of Geophysics - ... Having attended the “Seismic Modelling and Amplitude Variation with Offset” class being taught by Professor Boris Gurevich in Curtin University, I became interested with Rock Physics. I wrote my master thesis in Rock Physics and AVO Analysis, with the supervision of Professor Boris as my supervisor. I’m currently work in Upstream Technology Center (UTC), a divison under Upstream Directorate of PT. Pertamina (PERSERO), a state-owned energy enterprise of Indonesia. As a Geophysics Specialist, together with other specialists in the Geophysics Division, we are responsible to identifying and implementing integrated exploration and production (E&P) support to Upstream Directorate subsidiarie...   [tags: thesis, education, university] 822 words
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Evolutionary Programming Technique for Voltage Control - INTRODUCTION 1.1 OVERVIEW The fast growth and development in power system has made the system becoming heavily stressed and more complex from day to days. This is happened due to the several reasons such increased of load in the transmission lines and also the difficulties in constructing new transmission system as well as inconvenience in building up new generating plant near the load centers. These incidents may lead to the power system problems such as voltage instability problem or voltage collapse and loss maximization....   [tags: Thesis, Electricity, Engineering] 2932 words
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Sieyès’ Problem Of Foundational Definitions - The arguments for Sieyès thesis of law legitimately concerning only what all citizens have in common, and the law not targeting particular individuals rely on one foundational definition. This is ability to discern who is part of the nation and who is not. After showing that his arguments supporting his thesis rely upon the ability to say who the nation is, I will then critique his definition by arguing it does not encapsulate the nation fully, and is therefore ineffective as a definition. To achieve this I will argue that his conception of the nation is unsuccessful on two accounts: it leaves people out from representation, and that it cannot stand independently due to its circular logic....   [tags: thesis of law, common, citizens]
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Separation between Law and Morality - ... Hart’s perspective entails that the foundation of a legal system can be described ‘where a secondary rule of reconigiton is accepted and used for the identification of primary rules of obligation’. The rule of recognition affords the measures for evaluating the legal validity of a primary value. Essentially then according to (Marmor, 2006), a theory about the nature of law must account for an internal point of view. It must act to guide people’s behavior, form reasons for their actions and explain the types of purposes or values that would reduce such reasons intelligible....   [tags: positivistic thesis, philosopical analysis] 1908 words
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Argument in an Essay - Argument can be defined as claim or thesis statement. The aim of an argument is to convince audience. It is essential to make sound argument so that audience could engage in and align with the author’s view. Therefore, one of the key elements could be identified as the awareness of audience. Another key element is evidence. In order to persuade audience, argument should be consolidated through evidence and authority. The credibility of author and argument could be enhanced by means of using evidence and referring to authorities....   [tags: Education, College, Thesis] 963 words
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Planning a Research Paper - ... Anthony Johnson was also an “Indentured servant” shipped to Virginia, but he was sent unwillingly. He was captured in Angola by neighboring tribesman and sold to a merchant who transported him to Virginia. 2. Johnson was once a slave who worked for a tobacco former. a. So that wouldn’t make him the first slave owner if he was a slave sold to someone. III. Main Topic 2 B. Why do black people make slavery a race issue. 1. African-Americans make slavery a race issue because they believe it was only an African experience....   [tags: thesis statement, student guide] 609 words
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Analysis of The thesis of The Age of Great Dreams by David Farber and American Pastoral by Philip Roth - Part I: The 1960’s was a radical decade filled with political tensions, social strife, and overall cultural intrigue. The beginning of the decade allowed for the transition from President Eisenhower to President Kennedy, the youngest President to take office, and the first Roman Catholic. The move represented a shift from a Republican to Democratic administration in the Oval Office. Kennedy became a symbol for the young vibrancy of the American populous, as he was quickly accepted by the grand majority....   [tags: 1960s, Decade, Events]
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A Review of The Thesis Entitled The Role of Bahasa Indonesia in The English As A Foreign Language Classrooms (A Descriptive Study at LB LIA Buah Batu - Reviewing the thesis entitled The Role of Bahasa Indonesia in The English As A Foreign Language Classrooms (A Descriptive Study at LB LIA Buah Batu Bandung) presents an insightful opportunity to comprehend the interaction between Bahasa Indonesia (L1) and English (L2) in teaching and learning processes. The review is focused on two chapters, mainly chapter 1 (the introduction) and chapter 3 (research methodology), as the two chapters encapsulate the crucial blueprint of the research. By means of the two chapters’ analysis, the rigor of the study is sought through the agreement of both chapters....   [tags: Indonesian Education, Learning Techniques] 1714 words
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Alfred Jules Ayer's "Language, Truth and Logic," the Major Thesis on Logical Positivism of its Time - In 1936 Alfred Jules Ayer published a book named, Language, Truth, and Logic. At the time of its publication, it was understood to be the major thesis of Logical Positivism (Macdonald). In order to understand the Verification Principle, one must first become somewhat familiar with Logical Positivism. Logical Positivism is a school of philosophic thought that combines empiricism, the idea that observational evidence is indispensable for knowledge of the world, with a version of rationalism incorporating mathematical and logico-linguistic constructs and deductions in epistemology, the study of knowledge (Log Pos)....   [tags: Alfred Jules Ayer, Language, Truth and Logic, Logi] 995 words
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What´s Academic Writing? - Academic writing is a critical part of your success as a college student, many professors require the kind of components that are included within academic writing. A rhetorical situation can be the sole factor that determines the key components within any piece of writing. It is also a way to show differences in pieces in academic writing, A rhetorical situation requires many elements this includes a properly composed thesis, ample research sources, carefully crafted citations and thorough checks for plagiarism through application, summarization and paraphrasing....   [tags: thesis statement, college career]
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The Core Function of Police in Reference to Wilson and Keeling's Broken Windows Thesis - The Core Function of Police in Reference to Wilson and Keeling's Broken Windows Thesis In considering whether the core function of the Police should be to maintain order, there are a number of issues, both historic and current, which need to be taken into consideration. For example, the maintenance of what constitutes “order” can be interpreted differently by different communities i.e. urban and rural. The expectations of police performance and in how they deploy their resources to meet conflicting demands need to satisfy both nationally set targets and meet locally driven priorities....   [tags: Papers] 1989 words
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Analysis of Mark Twain´s The Damned Human Race - ... The author believes the anaconda example illustrates that the "man was descended from the anaconda, and had lost a good deal in the transition". As a follow up on the point of greed, the writer corresponds to another distinct habit of men - the desire to stock up excessively on anything they can get. A person who accumulated a billion dollars is as willing to have more, as is another person with a thousand billion, states Twain. While on the other hand, "The squirrels and bees and certain birds made accumulations, but stopped when they had gathered a winter s supply, and could not be persuaded to add to it either honestly or by chicane", which concludes the first point.Accoarding to the...   [tags: experiment, greed, essay, thesis, paper] 532 words
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Reanalyze the Relationship of the West and Islamic Civilization Future - ... The basic idea of democracy is government which is ruled by the people. Yet, the implementation of democracy is different in each country; it depends on historical and cultural factors in the country. Pakistan, Egypt and Indonesia are Muslim dominated countries that prove their ability to maintain democratic system sustainably. Based on this fact, it is my hypothesis that Islam country fit with democratic system as long their Islamic values still be respected by the West. In the future, the intensive conflict between the West and Islamic countries is avoidable if both parties maintain relationship with a deep mutual understanding....   [tags: Samuel P. Huntington thesis analysis]
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The Truth of Democracy: Why Epistemic Proceduralism May Not Be A Cure-All - INTRODUCTION In his book, Democratic Authority: A Philosophical Framework, author David Estlund proposes a method of democratic decision making that he calls “epistemic proceduralism.” In preparing to write this critique, I attempted to gain at least a brief but clear understanding of Estlund’s entire framework. Whilst for time and space reasons, I could not delve into all of the available materials, I did happily find that much of this book, including the chapter I will reference primarily in this paper, is very in-depth and well thought-out by Estlund....   [tags: Estlund's thesis, flaws in his theory]
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Analysis of A People´s History of the United States - ... The Europeans also had better technology and were stronger than them, so African slaves ended up being the best option. 3. Slavery had existed in Africa, but it was different than in Europe and the Americas. The slaves of Africa were more like the serfs of Europe. They were still servants but they had rights that the slaves in America did not have. In the Ashanti Kingdom a slave might marry, own property, own a slave himself, swear an oath, be a competent witness and become an heir to his master eventually....   [tags: viewpoint, decisions, perpectives, thesis, racism] 2807 words
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Gerald Graff's Hidden Intellectualism - College has always been a process that introduces students to academic challenges that are not present during high school. So when my professor assigned Gerald Graff's essay, "Hidden Intellectualism", I thought this was his thesis. “Missing the opportunity to tap into such street smarts and channel them into good academic work." (Graff 142) I thought that this was his thesis because it explains the main idea of the essay but I assumed its purpose because of where it’s placed. I am so used to reading an essay in high school where the thesis is located right in the first paragraph....   [tags: thinking towards college thesis writing]
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Semester Reflection on Writing - ... In my previous essay, my over-use of the semicolon ran rampant. For reasons unknown to me, I detested short sentences. In an attempt to lengthen many, I through semicolon after semicolon into my essay. Fortunately, I out-grew this habit before writing my second essay and I am thankful for that. The weaker of my two essays would definitely be the first. I'm personally a bit disappointed with my first essay, the personal narative. I chose a difficult topic and it fell short in the defense of the thesis....   [tags: method, thesis, comma, essay, placement] 610 words
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Thesis Paper - “Fiction is the truth inside the lie.” (Stephen King). A story is usually told with some sort of purpose, either to teach a moral or for just entertainment. To make a story more interesting and to make the listener believe the story they use fiction. Fiction is used in stories a lot usually to prove a point and help the listener. Sometimes they have to use fiction to make the story different and unique so people don’t find it boring. In war this happens because the men are trying to keep entertained and stories are a good way to do so....   [tags: Literature Review ]
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Postman’s thesis on the ‘disappearance’ of childhood. - There is no single set of beliefs about children; childhood is a social and cultural construct. Social constructionism is concerned with ideas about children, not facts about them. Indeed, many social constructionists would deny the existence of any universal facts about children (Woodhead and Montgomery 2003:46). Ideas about children change because they are dependent on their social, cultural and historical context. The ideas held concerning children have consequences, they affect the way children are treated and thought about (James and James 2008:122)....   [tags: Critical Evaluation, Postman]
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The Raven Thesis - The first Human Cloned Embryo Article written by: Jose B. Cibelli, Robert P. Lanza and Michael D West, with Carol Ezzell (summary) Parthenogenesis is a process of generating human embryos from only eggs put therapeutic cloning within reach On October 13, 2001 the scientist of Advance Cell Technology come to see that their laboratory cells were dividing, the first human embryos were cloning. The scientists were hoping for the cells to divide into 100 or so cells called blastocysts. They wanted to take these blastocysts and have them grow to replace nerve, muscle and other tissues....   [tags: essays research papers] 394 words
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Personal Experience: Writing a Poem - ... My conclusion in the self-revision exhibit emphasized on the lack of argument for my main points and avoided focusing on the theme. For example I included that the speaker might have had Electra complex which means that she was actually in love with her father during childhood. Most of my evidence before that point clearly showed she was frightened of her father. The sentence was a claim without enough supporting material. Therefore proof-reading my own work made me identify those flaws. Also I had trouble with topic sentences, which were effective transitions from previous paragraphs....   [tags: self-revision, thesis, speaker´s tone] 1001 words
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Poetry and Private Language - This paper discusses three thesis in relation to poetry: (1) the Inadequacy Thesis: language is inadequate to capture, portray, do justice to, the quality and intensity of the inner life; (2) the Empathy Thesis: descriptions of certain kinds of experiences can only be (adequately) understood by a person who has had similar experiences; (3) the Poetic Thesis, which has two parts: (a) only through poetry can we hope to overcome the problem of the Inadequacy Thesis and (b) the difficulty of (some) poetry is at least partly explained by the Empathy Thesis....   [tags: Wittgensteinian Poetic Thesis Papers]
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Martin Luther: The Leader of the Protestant Reformation - ... His teachings created an entire branch of Christianity called Protestantism. This branch is a big umbrella which has all the modern-day denominations. Luther also inspired some other reformers who took his word and spread it or simply took their own spin on it. Some of whom took to the sword and others who didn't. Two in particular are Zwingli and Calvin. Zwingli felt that the sword was by far the best way to spread the ideas and teachings of Luther and promoted the wars in Switzerland. While Calvin on the other hand took to the streets and spread the ideas through what is now considered grassroots lobbying....   [tags: thesis, salvation, church, punishment] 612 words
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Does the Current Conflict Between the West and Islam Confirm or Contradict Huntington's Clash of Civilization Thesis? - Samuel Huntington's thesis on "The clash of civilisations" of 1993 provoked a plethora of varied responses. A Professor at Harvard University, Huntington wrote in order to voice his predictions and warn the world of an upcoming clash of cultures, most notably between the West and Islam. The recent reaction in the Middle East to America's self-styled 'war on terrorism' provides a timely case study for this debate. While an affinity will often exist between countries with similar cultural characteristics, great differences within 'civilisations' and the existence of national interests make unity unlikely....   [tags: Clash of Civilisations] 2105 words
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Thesis on a Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens’s voice varies from being sympathetic with the revolutionaries, to a feeling of discord with their method of revolting. A Tale of Two Cities revolves around the French revolution and the tension in England. Dickens gives the tale of a family caught in the conflict between the French aristocracy and radicals. In the course of the book, the family handles extreme difficulty and obscurity. Dickens’s neutrality, though sometimes wavering from side to side, is apparent throughout each book in the novel....   [tags: essays research papers] 528 words
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Lack Of Knowledge Thesis Examination - Lack of Knowledge “Knowledge is power.” This is a famous phrase that has a lot of truth to it. What if the knowledge is incomplete. Is it still powerful or just a burden. Frankenstein and his creature are a prime example of the burden brought on one’s life through incomplete knowledge. Frankenstein has a great grasp of knowledge of the physical world but lacks that grasp of knowledge of the emotional world. He creates a creature with the mind of a human but with a body that is severely disformed....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Explination Of Butlers Thesis - Bret Hribar Q1: Butler’s theory of desire separates all desires into two groups, the desire for “self-love” and the desire for “particular affection”, which are all other desires like hunger, sleep, or sex. “Self-love” is a person general desire for happiness, this, as Butler states is an internal desire, a desire for our own enjoyment and satisfaction. Butler separates this desire from the desire for “particular affections” because these are all external desires, the desire for objects around us that fulfill those desires....   [tags: essays research papers] 865 words
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The Mark Twain Thesis - Mark Twain To look at that person on the honor role, who's the best athlete, has the newest car, and gets all the ladies. Or the person in art class who continually produces the best art work and ruins the grade curve for the rest of us. Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example. Throughout his life Mark Twain continued to produce masterpiece writing leaving no good example un-battered. A man who gets his dream job, and is despised by the whole town of just dreamers....   [tags: essays research papers] 688 words
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Malcolm X Thesis Paper - The history of the United States has in it much separation or segregation due to race. For a long time our country has seen racism as a large problem and this has caused ethnic groups to be looked down upon and forced into a lifestyle of difficulties and suppression. Due to this, races, particularly African-Americans, have been forced to deal with unequal opportunity and poverty, leading to less honorable ways of getting by and also organizations that support change. Malcolm X is one strong example of an African American man who became apart of a group acted against it, uniting people to promote the advancement of colored people and change....   [tags: US American History Civil Rights] 1375 words
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Systematic Culture Change and the Mental Health Services Act - ... Consumer/survivor values embedded in Mental Health Services Act, ballot initiative passed into law by Canadian Voters. Second, there is now involvement of consumers/survivors at all levels of mental health system including involvement of consumers/survivors as part of and in training of mental health work force.Currenlty, consumers take on a wide-variety of roles, such as those of: advocates, counselors, educators, and evaluators with some being targeted to provide peer support and counseling to others Peers are valuable in helping to influence the physical environment so that environment can be developed to encourage comfort and healing....   [tags: sociology thesis] 862 words
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The Validity of Samuel P. Huntington’s Thesis in “The Clash of Civilizations” - The aim of Samuel P. Huntington’s “The Clash of Civilizations” was to provide an academic framework to understand almost all of the conflicts that had broken out since the end of the twentieth century, to include predicting the appearance of future conflicts. According to Huntington, there will be a clash of civilizations since the world has been in an unreasonable era since the end of the Cold War and the position of the nation-state has not been of any significance. Far more than the political objectives of territorial take-overs, it is the religious element of culture that has become the main cause of conflict....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Author’s Thesis in “Race Against Time” by Stephen Lewis - The eight Millennium Development Goals proposed by the UN during the Millennium General Assembly of 2000 will not be reached in Africa by 2015 if international financial institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund continue to impose unethical and punishing economic policies through the Structural Adjustment Program (SAPs) on the poor and undeveloped countries of Africa and if the wealthy old core countries continue to break promises and hesitate to donate enough financial aid to Africa to help it recover from the destructive effects of the SAPs and the AIDS pandemic, and to also ensure gender equality and rights of women in Africa....   [tags: Race Against Time, Stephen Lewis, ] 825 words
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Thesis Draft Proposal: Study of Residential Price in Hong Kong - ... At that time, the price of some private housing market already exceeded HKD$8,000 per square feet which hit record high. Many households can only afford a residential property with a 90% mortgage. After 1997, Asian financial crises erupted. Hong Kong had been experiencing the economic downturn for a certain years. Many Hong Kong people who borrowed money from the bank became a negative equity holder. This was probably the most serious problem related to housing in the 1990s. 3. Objectives of study The aim of the study is to understand the private housing market in Hong Kong....   [tags: Housing, Land]
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Use of Insect Images Thesis in The Pedestrian by Ray Bradbury - Technology is becoming increasingly popular; we are forced to confront it everyday. Ray Bradbury has noticed this trend of people becoming more and more dependent on technology; after all we use the television, computers, and even automobiles everyday. In the pedestrian Ray Bradbury has used insect images in The Pedestrian that suggests that with the increasing number of people using technology it will trap and destroy us. Bradbury writes "During the day it was a thunderous surge of cars, the gas stations open, a great insect rustling and a ceaseless jockeying for position as the scarab-beetles, a faint incense puttering from their exhausts, skimmed homeward to the far directions." In th...   [tags: Ray Bradbury, The Pedestrian] 1367 words
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Encephalitis Lethargica vs Witchcraft in Salem - ... Chapters two and five contain the core of Carlson’s work. She provides a commendable amount of evidence from the trials and from the worldwide outbreak of encephalitis lethargica, which lasted from 1915 to 1930, to support her hypothesis. Five million people were plagued with this "forgotten epidemic". Carlson makes the comparison between the aspects of the early-twentieth-century epidemic and the course of events in Salem and continues the book with supporting evidence for her claim. The encephalitis epidemic struck mostly young people and more women than men....   [tags: Speculative, Thesis, History] 1000 words
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Indian Writing in English - ... The other class comprises those who were born and brought up outside India. They know India only as a place of their origin. The writers of the first class suffer from a sense of homelessness where as the writers of the second class feel rootless. Both the groups of writers have produced a desirable collection of English literature. These writers mostly highlight the theme of dislocation and displacement. The diasporic Indian writers’ depiction of dislocated characters gains immense importance if seen against the geo-political background of the vast Indian subcontinent....   [tags: structural framework of my thesis] 1135 words
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Argument of the Hume's Response to the Missing Shade of Blue - In this essay, I will argue that Hume’s response to the “missing shade of blue” example is satisfactory. Firstly, I shall explain Hume’s account of the relationship between impressions and ideas and the copy principle. I shall then examine the “missing shade of blue” and its relation to this account. I shall then explore Hume’s response to his own counter-example and evaluate his position by considering possible objections and responses to his view. I shall then show why Hume’s response to the “missing shade of blue” example is satisfactory....   [tags: atomism, non-genetic thesis,copy principle]
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Kant's Theses: Unknowability and Non-Spatiotemporality - Kant's Theses: Unknowability and Non-Spatiotemporality In the present paper is analyzed the relationship between Kant's theses concerning unknowability and non-spatiotemporality of things in themselves. First of all, it is argued that even by taking for granted that the Unknowability Thesis does not contradict the Non-Spatiotemporality Thesis, because the former can be thought as a consequence of the latter, this is not enough to avoid another problem, namely, that the Non-Spatiotemporality Thesis is not sufficient to abolish the possibility of thinking consistently of space and time as empirical or material....   [tags: Kant Argumentative Argument Papers]
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Analysis of Martin Luther's 95 Theses - ... The practices of the clergy was very corrupt during the sixteenth century. Luther’s 95 Theses was the highly influential in the Protestant Reform of the sixteenth century (A&E Television Networks, LLC.). Throughout the 95 Theses, Luther argued heavily on the corruption within the Roman Catholic Church. In the 86th these he states, “Again: since the pope’s income to-day is larger than that of the wealthiest of wealthy men, why does he not build this one church of St. Peter with his own money, rather than with the money of indigent believers?” Luther highly criticized the Pope for his corrupt practices of indulgences among many other issues....   [tags: Catholicism, Corruption]
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Scripture and the Afterlife in Zwingli’s Sixty-seven Theses - In his Sixty-seven Theses, Zwingli argued that scripture, and not tradition, is the norm for faith. The Sixty-seven Theses were composed in preparation for the first public Zurich disputation, in which Zwingli defended his stance against that of the tradition of the church, which was represented by Johann Faber, who was a representative of the bishop. The council of Zurich had declared that the basis for judgment for the disputation would be scripture, thus giving Zwingli an advantage (Lindberg 170)....   [tags: Christianity] 691 words
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Trojan War: Fact or Fiction? - ... Once they overtook these countries, it was easier to invade Troy completely. The Greeks took many spoils of war, collected several new resources, and committed numerous atrocities. They enslaved, and raped almost all of the women from the countries they attacked ("History of the Trojan War"). Although Greece was victorious in areas that surrounded Troy, they were slowly losing the battle. After 9 long years of fighting, they had yet to penetrate the walls of Troy. These mythical walls were said to have been built by Poseidon and Apollo; they were believed to be impenetrable....   [tags: Peleus, Aeacus, Thetis, World History]
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The Role of Women in Homer’s Iliad - The Role of Women in Homer’s Iliad Homer’s Iliad is undoubtedly focused on its male characters: Achilles, primarily, but also Hector and Agamemnon. Nevertheless, it seems that the most crucial characters in the epic are female. Homer uses the characters of Thetis, Andromache, and Helen as a basis for comparison to the male characters. Homer wants his audience to see and understand the folly of his male characters in choosing war over peace, aggression over kindness, and honor over family. While the behavior of these characters clearly speaks for itself, the contrasting attitudes and behaviors of the female characters proffer an alternative; in comparison, the reader can hardly fail to conc...   [tags: Iliad Thetis Andromache Helen]
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Theses - death of a salesman Biff the Hero. In Arthur Miller’s, dramatic play, Death of a Salesman the Loman family presents its self as being the perfect nuclear family as opposed to their dysfunctional nature. Even though Miller portrays Willy Loman as the main character of the story, his lack of praise worthy traits make it necessary for another to be the hero. This other character comes in the form of Willy’s son, Biff Loman, who may not succeed in regards to Willy’s dreams, but still deserves the honor of being called the hero of the play....   [tags: essays research papers] 1634 words
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Are the New Vehicles Comng out Theses Days, Safer than Before? - Driving Dangers There are many new vehicles that are coming out these days, but are they safer than before. Like the new cars with self-parallel parking, are they safer than manually self-parking the car yourself. These cars could be dangerous and malfunction and cause accidents. Driving is becoming more dangerous than earlier times. Driving is becoming more dangerous because of the all these new gadgets or electronic devices that are coming out these days. In 2011, ten percent of the fatal crashes were from people being distracted while driving their vehicle (“Distracted Driving 2011”)....   [tags: driving dangers,texting and driving,car crashes]
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The Importance of Writing Techniques: Comparing Chinese and English Academic Writing - ... In my original essay, my thesis statement is “the author uses various symbols to reveal us the vicious inward of Little Red Riding Hood, the wolf is portrayed as a cunning male and the color red represents her complicated personality. This thesis statement has several ideas; however, I did not find enough evidence to support these ideas, in my body paragraph, there were no quotes reflecting Little Red Riding Hood’s complicated personality, thus making it difficult for readers to understand. Furthermore, this thesis statement did not reveal the message author wants to deliver, which lacks the most important element of a thesis statement, as a result, this thesis statement has absence of p...   [tags: tools, techniques, writing] 859 words
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Challenges That I Face As Writer - As a writer there are many elements of writing that I struggle with, especially when composing an essay. When writing an essay, there are usually many skills that need to be used in order to be successful with the writing assignment. Many times in writing I struggle with explaining and fully developing the supporting details and ideas in my essay. I would also like to improve on incorporating clear topic sentences and concluding sentences, connecting my paragraphs ideas back to my thesis. Lastly, improvement can be made in my writing by avoiding awkward or wordy sentences....   [tags: Personal Reflection] 481 words
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Steps Involved in Writing a Good Essay - Most teachers and professors like to assign essays as assignments in their classes. Some students like this but most do not. There are many steps to writing an effective essay; some are easier than others. First you must pick a topic. For many people this is the hardest part of essay writing. Next you have to design a thesis statement. With out that you can not write an effective essay. Then you need to create at least three points that support your thesis. Once you have your points picked you should create an outline....   [tags: writing, education] 621 words
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A Helpful Guide for Writers - A Helpful Guide for Writers Understanding the Assignment To fully understand your writing project, there are questions you should ask yourself when receiving it from the teacher. First, you should know when the assignment is due. What form is it due in. What the type of assignment it is. What are the goals and purpose in undertaking this assignment. Finally, how will your assignment be evaluated. Overview of Academic Essay- Thesis, Argument, and Counterargument The goal of an academic essay is to persuade the readers of an idea based on evidence....   [tags: Writing] 973 words
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Improving Aspects in My Writing Thanks to My English Course - This English course was a vastly informative class. We covered lots of criteria material and discussed topics during class. During the course, I have accomplish a variety of goals I once thought were unachievable. I still have a little ways to go to become the best writer I can be but by taking this course I have been able to expand and learn as a writer, editor, and analyzer of my work, peers work, and academic work. I have learned from others as others have learned from me. I have tried to improve particular aspects of my writing but continue to struggle with other aspects....   [tags: reflective essay] 847 words
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Why has India Been a Nation of Such Intrigue? - India has been a nation often invaded and commonly conquered. The most famous colonization of India would be by the British, starting in 1858 and lasting for almost a century later (National Geographic 321). Why has India been a nation of such intrigue. One of the reasons may be its surplus of natural resources. However, in the prehistoric subcontinent of India, the lack of unity throughout and constantly warring kings as well as their nations made India a simple country to colonize. Mark Twain once described India: “India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great-grandmother of tradition....   [tags: india, indian culture, aryan invasion] 1897 words
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Two Part of the United States' Reconstruction Era - ... The effect of this was the introduction of black codes to suppress the blacks. Another reason was that the new governments had been formed, with the help of black votes, were extremely corrupt. Because of the government’s corruption, the white southerners had an excuse to denounce them. Additionally, the Republicans were not ready to entirely break the planation system in the south under the semblance of respecting the right to property (Pink Monkey). Reconstruction had achieved much despite its obvious weaknesses....   [tags: civil war, slaves, pink monkey]
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