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The Culture of the State of Georgia, A Paragraph - ... Its the youngest of 13 former English colonies and East of the Mississippi River.The motto is Non sibi sed allis which means , ‘Not for self, but for others.’ It means that don’t be so selfish,sharing is caring. It was the first state to vote against ratification of the 19th Amendment, which is giving women the right to vote.Georgia was found in 1732, at which time it’s boundaries were even larger.Out of any state in the South, it had the largest number of plantations. White males owning at least 500 acres of land could be elected and pass laws for the colony....   [tags: appalachian mountains, atlanta] 708 words
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Paragraph Development, Proof Reading, and Creating Better Introductions - Writing, just like anything else in life, is something that can never be perfected by any man whether it is Stephen King, Stan Lee, or a regular college student. The subject of writing cannot be perfect because it is an art that in some cases the final work can be seen as beautiful to one person and horrific to the next guy. Authors always have to proofread, send their work to an editor, and rewrite their material and even than the book is not always one hundred percent correct. As a college student my writing is not up to par with the authors like Stephen king but we are similar in some ways because my writing is imperfect as well....   [tags: improving my writing] 717 words
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The Five Paragraph Essay and My Own Writing Style - The five paragraph essay is tremendously valuable to me as a student. I have realized throughout my research that this format is seldom used by professionals; it is mostly used by students like me. I believe I now understand why that is; it seems to be a very clear way of composing a paper. It has a great deal of structure to it, and allows for more consistency and a better flow. Without having such structure, it is easy to go off on tangents, and at the same time, confuse the reader. The five-paragraph essay is essentially a sealant....   [tags: essays, writing styles,] 820 words
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Summary of Unteaching the Five-paragraph Essay - In an excerpt of Unteaching the Five-Paragraph Essay," Marie Foley reveals how the Five-Paragraph Essay formula contradicts writing instructor's most basic goals. Foley shows that the formula deters from generating individual thinking. In today's society, essays are used by millions of people in order to express their different ideas. The Five-Paragraph Essay formula was originally developed to help retain the efficiency and clarity of the essay. Foley, however, believes that this process eventually separates the student from his or her written expression and should be used only as a first step tool for beginning student writers....   [tags: Personal Essays] 466 words
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Theme Writing in a Five Paragraph Structured Form - Theme Writing in a Five Paragraph Structured Form I'll just run off five quick paragraphs with a couple big words and a solid structure and I'll breeze through another paper. Let the nonsense begin. I never really liked my parents. I found out in high school that if you disagree with anyone, expect detention. Now I found myself in a new setting. I was surrounded by people yearning to write, straining to listen, dying to learn. I was in expository writing 220. I looked around and noticed that everyone seemed to be sitting in the proper first day arrangement, guys on one side, girls on the other....   [tags: Writing Education Teaching Essays] 1369 words
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Analysis of the First Paragraph in Porter’s Old Mortality - Analysis of the First Paragraph in Porter’s Old Mortality First, I would like to make some broad generalizations about Katherine Anne Porter’s stories. The selections of stories that I have read could be considered stories about transition, passage from an old world to a new. There is a prolific amount of life and death imagery related to changes from slavery to freedom, aristocracy to middle-class, and birth to death. Her stories contain characters from several generations and the narratives move through out this multi-generational consciousness....   [tags: Porter’s Old Mortality] 600 words
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"North Eastern Chinese" Stereotypes - ... Because my paper have a lot ideas so I really had a hard time to put them together into one sentence at first. Since thesis statement does not need to be one sentence, I separated it into two sentence: the first sentence was about how my example supported the experts' ideas; the second sentence was about how my example challenged them. This is my thesis statement in the first draft: The examination of this example supports the experts' ideas that people carry stereotypes that derive from their innate ability to categorize and evaluate certain groups of people based on several features like facial appearance....   [tags: witing, skills, grammar, revision, paragraph] 1076 words
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An Analysis of the First Paragraph of O’Connor’s The Artificial Nigger - An Analysis of the First Paragraph of O’Connor’s The Artificial Nigger ?In “The Artificial Nigger,” Flannery O’Connor commingles characteristic Christian imagery with themes evocative of her Southern setting. In this essay, a close reading of the first paragraph of this story elucidates the subtle ways in which O’Connor sets up these basic themes of redemption and forgiveness. An additional paragraph will examine the ramifications of this reading on the intertwined racial aspects of the story, which are connected by a common theme of master/servant imagery, which is integral to the first paragraph....   [tags: O'Connor Artificial Nigger] 1052 words
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Analysis of Paragraph on Page 271-272 of Porter’s Pale Horse, Pale Rider - Analysis of Paragraph on Page 271-272 of Porter’s Pale Horse, Pale Rider In the opening sentence of this paragraph, two workers at the newspaper office are described. They are not, however, described as people though, they are instead said to be solely “two pairs of legs” (Porter 271). By describing solely this part of the people, Porter is drawing attention to a part of the body seemingly unrelated to newspaper writing. This gives the reader the impression that these two writers are either unskilled in the area or writing, or unimportant to the speaker....   [tags: Porter’s Pale Horse Pale Rider] 457 words
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The Book The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood, A Paragraph - ... “That’s the way things were done: Where there was a wedding, there were arrangements…”Instantly, she sounds unappreciative, and unsatisfied. Penelope tells us about her marriage arrangements and wedding with no enthusiasm at all. She hardly sounds satisfied with the act of even being married. Also, in chapter six, she is still talking about her marriage, but feels it is important to explain that in the old rules, only important people had marriages and inheritances. All the unimportant people were worthy of were ungodly acts of sin....   [tags: understanding odysseus´wife] 360 words
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Comparing Hulk with King Kong, A Paragraph - ... Do to his strength he is able to be resistant to other objects such as extreme heat and cold, bullets, fire, grenades, artillery shells, concussive forces & such. During times of high stress or anger, an increase in adrenaline causes the Hulk's strength to increase dramatically. There has never been a limit shown as to the highest strength the Hulk can reach thus it is assumed it is limitless. King Kong: King Kong is a great fighter once he gets close, using his large arms, powerful muscles, and mighty fists to strike fear and pain to his opponent....   [tags: healing ability, destruction, power] 695 words
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Analysis - Second to Last Paragraph in Flannery O’Connor’s A Late Encounter with the Enemy - An Analysis of the Second to Last Paragraph in Flannery O’Connor’s A Late Encounter with the Enemy This essay analyzes the first full paragraph on page143 (the second to last paragraph in the story) that begins with “The speaker was through with that war…”. This passage appears to be what is going through ‘General’ Sash’s head right before he dies. The passage begins by saying “The speaker was through with that war and had gone onto the next one and now he was approaching another”. The general goes on to state that all his words are vaguely familiar....   [tags: O'Connor Late Encounter with the Enemy] 493 words
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A Brief Paragraph on The Rocking Horse by D.H. Lawrence - ... She feels as if her children are some kind of burden that was thrusted upon her as punishment for something. She says that her husband has “bad luck”, but she may just be blaming it upon him so that she isn’t forced to be labelled as it. Second of all, the uncle is so amazed by the fact that the boy is talented enough to become lucky when it comes to the amazing horse races. “The uncle was delighted to find that his small nephew was posted with all the racing news.” (1250) The uncle was so amazed that his nephew was keeping himself updated on news when it came to racing and wanted him to proceed in doing so....   [tags: money and greed] 450 words
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Cell Membraine: Ways of Dissolving Molecules, A Paragraph - ... When the egg is placed in a hypotonic solution the egg will shrink. The egg’s expansion occurs because of the process of diffusion. The egg without the shell will represent the cell and its membrane. The shell of the egg was removed by placing it in vinegar before starting the experiment. The eggshell is made of the mineral calcium carbonate, which dissolves in acids such as vinegar. During this process of dissolving it releases the carbon dioxide gas. After the shell is dissolved only the membrane with remain in the egg....   [tags: diffusion, oxygen] 450 words
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Analyzing Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen - Mr. Barckholtz English IV/K-a 4 December 10, 2013 Semester one final exam During the past couple of months, we have written a handful of different kinds of essays. Each essay has its own characteristics and main ideas around which it evolves. An informative essay would be written to give information, a descriptive essay would be written to portray a certain picture through words while a comparison essay would be written to compare and contrast certain ideas, themes, characters, etc. The novel, Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austin can be summarized and analyzed in all the different forms of essays that we have written in this semester....   [tags: paragraph, uniqueness, novel, conflict]
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Character Paragraph of Mary Maloney in Lam to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl - In the story “Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl, Mary Maloney is shown to have a very sinister and manipulative character. In the beginning of the story, Mary Maloney was a normal, loving and caring pregnant housewife that loved and cared for her husband, Patrick Maloney, very much. Earlier at the start of the story we see Mary was waiting for her husband to come home from work. She had set up the house with two table lights lit and plates on the dining table so they can have a very romantic dinner when Patrick comes home....   [tags: husband, work, sinister, house] 640 words
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The Controversy Over the Medicinal Use of Marijuana (missing closing paragraph) - The debate about marijuana in the United States is ever changing and not lacking in attention by any means. Just the topic of marijuana legalization brings about varying opinions on many different levels and which has the potential to divide a country, a state, a county, a city and in some instances, maybe a household. The topic of marijuana and its legalization for whatever reasons contains within it, many topics which the debate currently revolves around. However, the debate to decriminalize marijuana for medicinal purposes is the most profound....   [tags: drugs, medicine]
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Psychology in Greek Philosophy, Paragraphs - ... There are no fixed laws, yet it is a discipline comprised of valid theories and evolving possibilities. I believe it is a field that strives for an understanding of how individuals think, behave and perceive the world, and what factors play a part in framing their personalities, hopes, fears, limitations and abilities. To be part of this discipline requires a fervent curiosity, a willingness to constantly explore new realms, a level of healthy skepticism, and a desire to improve the quality of life of others....   [tags: plato, aristotle]
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My Science Paragraphs: American Fauna - My Science Paragraphs AMERICAN ELK One of the animals that I have chosen for the first paragraph is the American Elk. I will talk about this animal and the eating habits of the animal. This animal is a secondary consumer so that mean that it eats producers. The elk eats varieties of greens, dried grass, forbs, sand and bark. It eats grasses such as native bluegrasses, rough fescue, Idaho fescue, prairie junegrass, needlegrasses, bluebunch and the primary foods in the summer and spring are slender and thickspike wheatgrasses along with sedges and early forbs....   [tags: American Elk, double crested cormorant] 1259 words
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First Paragraphs in Short Stories - FIRST PARAGRAPHS First paragraphs are fundamental to the story and need to “hook” the reader in. If the first paragraph doesn’t grab you, then why would you read further. The first paragraph is where you are introduced to the tone of the story and sets the stage by introducing the main character(s) and giving information to entice us to continue reading. Three stories that have strong first paragraphs that draw us in and help us understand the character and story are: “A Sick Call” by Morley Callaghan, “A Bird In The House” by Margaret Laurence, and “One Evening” by David Helwig....   [tags: essays research papers] 402 words
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The Process of Writing - The Process of Writing Throughout my whole life I have been taught to write many different ways and on how I should approach my writing assignments in and outside of class. But there was one particular method that was taught a lot more than others such as the five paragraphs method. Some assignments were very easy that I could write off the back of my head and some of the harder one’s I have think a lot more critically. All I ever did was follow the five paragraph process and nothing more. This is what I led to believe be my downfall in my writing skills because I was unable to use any other methods....   [tags: the five paragraphs method] 1068 words
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Rhetorical Structure: Contrasting Positive And Negative Paragraphs - “Seeing Rhetorically” Writing Exercise My Roommate’s Bed - Positive My roommate’s bed is spotless. She always has it made. Never is a single pillow ruffled; no sheets peek out from under the comforter. Over the summer, she and I decided to make animal print the dominant characteristic of our room. Although I stuck to zebra stripe, her bed linens incorporate every animal print imaginable. She chose a bed set that has small zebra print running the length. In between is a larger strip of dark leopard spots and a deep tan background....   [tags: essays research papers] 1078 words
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A Good Essay is More than Just Five Paragraphs - A Good Essay is More than Just Five Paragraphs This year in College Writing one has been very interesting. I understand now that there is a lot more that goes into writing a paper than I first thought. I especially realize this when I look back at one of my first papers which was the descriptive essay titled, "The Hidden Truth." The first thing that pops into my mind when I look at this paper is my consideration of the kind of audience I had. I was assuming they were very or somewhat knowledgeable about the topic I chose....   [tags: Teaching Writing Essays] 520 words
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Koch Body Paragraphs - ... I have listened to their ideas. I have weighed their objections carefully. I still support the death penalty (4). Koch has been a major representative in this country; therefore he has concern for the kind of justice that happens to its people. He wants the audience to realize that he cares about what happens to innocent victims and their murderers even though his more conservative belief on the issue has been condemned before. As a liberal himself, he is focusing on persuading other liberals that commonly see the death penalty as unjust, to start looking at the penalty in a new light....   [tags: essay on capital punishment] 872 words
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Paragraphs on State of Consciousness and Religion - ... If we always remember what we learned in our childhood we can become a very spiritual adult, the equilibrium between the childhood and the consecration of the adult life are part of forms that styles a person of the humanity a real self. 3. Briefly discuss the important religious states of consciousness. The states of consciousness is a state of mind and is unique to each person. As we are trying to understand the enigma of consciousness and how does ascend. I think is important to understand our one awareness and ourselves with in our surroundings....   [tags: feelings, god, humanity] 638 words
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Obejctive of Public Relations, Paragraphs - ... Two lengths of commitment are continuance commitment, which mentions to a positive link of accomplishment, and affective commitment, which is a touching placement. In an exchange relationship, one social give assistance to the former only because the former has run profits in the former years or is likely to perform appropriately in the outlook. In a communal relationship, both parties provide profits to the other since they are worried about the prosperity of the other -- even while they get zero in profit....   [tags: measuring the results, control mutuality] 1000 words
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5 Paragragh Essay: The Catcher In The Rye - From the novel, The Catcher in the Rye, the youthful protagonist Holden Caufield, employs the word “phony” to describe the behavior of a number of characters including Mr. Spencer and Ossenburger, however it is not them who are“phony”, it is the young main character. First, Mr. Spencer, Holden’s ex- history teacher, is not described as phony, but according to the adolescent, his choice of words are. Secondly, according to our main character, Ossenburger is not the generous philanthropist he portrays himself to be, but rather a greedy undertaker....   [tags: essays research papers] 589 words
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Iliad Paragraphs - Plot for “The Golden Apple” – “Ship Gathering”: In the beginning, Eris, the goddess of discord, cunningly left a deceitful apple engraved with “To the fairest” at the wedding of King Peleus. Athena, Hera, and Aphrodite all immediately clashed over this pseudo-gift. Towards the middle, the three goddesses (Athena, Hera, and Aphrodite) became weary of their argument and, spying young Paris, found an end to their bitter rivalry. Together, they presented the apple to the herder and bade him to pick she who most deserved the gift....   [tags: Classics, Greek, Homer] 1561 words
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Short Paragraphs on Transportation, Cars and Trains - Transportation Cars Medicine and Astronomy...   [tags: astronomy, medicine] 767 words
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Hausman, Autocorrelation Test and Heteroscedasticity, Paragraphs - ... A formal application of the Hausman test is given focusing on testing between fixed and random effects within a panel data model. Mostly fixed effects are accepted way to run with panel data as they always present consistent outcomes but may not be the most effective way to implement. On the other hand, random effects usually provide to the researcher better P-values as it considered to be a more active estimator, so researcher can study random effects if it is reasonable to do so. Moreover, Hausman test choose a more effective model compared to a less efficient as consistent model should presents robust estimates and consistent results owing to the more efficient model....   [tags: regression, persistence, variance] 531 words
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Willa Cather's Issues with Realism and The Barn Burner, Paragraphs - ... 7). Through this quote, she is essentially getting her aforementioned message across by comparing realism in art to mere journalism—the mere relaying of facts and realities without a shred of creativity or imagination being put forth. To Cather, art in all of its forms is a means of creative expression, something in which realism and literalness have no place in on their own. 2. Cather expresses that she sees hope from younger artists—writers specifically—in terms of them showing an ability to break away from the trend towards realism....   [tags: art, creativity] 1047 words
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Paragraphs on THe Nemean Lion, Hydra, Ceryneia and Erymanthean Boar - ... The hydra lived in the marshes of Lerna consumed people as well as animals. The hydra was a female monster with large dog-like body and several serpentine heads. One of these heads was immortal. The hydra possessed poisonous breath that killed anyone who inhaled it. Heracles was accompanied by his nephew and charioteer Iolaus, who was the son of his twin brother Iphicles and Automedusa. They arrived at the Amynone Spring, where the monster lived in seclusion. Heracles forced the beast out by shooting flamed arrows into its lair....   [tags: heracles, nemea, eurystheus] 770 words
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Muscle System, Cardiovacular and Respitatory System, Paragraphs - ... The egg would always completely bring in all of the water and grow to huge sizes, proving that water chased the solutes that were inside of the egg. Word Count: 429 2. The Respiratory System The respiratory system is composed of several different structures that all come together to do one specific task: get oxygen into the blood to be taken to different parts of the body and remove the waste gas, carbon dioxide, from the body into the outside air. The air goes into the lungs when the muscles surrounding the thoracic cage and the diaphragm contract, causing the intrapulmonary pressure to be lower than the atmospheric pressure....   [tags: blood cells, patients] 900 words
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The Myth of Gyges and The Allegory of the Cave, Several Paragraphs on Philosophy and Education - ... We are all part of a community that interprets things differently. Both concepts are related to stereotypes and labeling because people misunderstand other cultures without doing research. They just assume that since one person is like this and pass judgments to people of the same culture. Moreover, if you don’t understand someone else’s language, those words mean nothing to you. 7) Cultural Capital is being rich in culture and knowing your traditions, way of doing things and being intelligent (“Cultural Capital,” n.d.)....   [tags: plato, learning, ethnocentrism] 2714 words
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Charle Magne, Dante, Hung Wu and Wan Li, Paragraphs - ... By the time Dante was born, banks were implemented and marketplaces were buzzing with business. The amount of power the Pope had over Western Europe fluctuated between the times of Charlemagne and Dante. It seems as if every time the church gained popularity and money, the church let its focus stray from religion resulting in a loss of power. 2.) In between the times of Charlemagne and Dante, we begin to see a higher value being put on the arts and other specialized fields. This was largely due to the technological advances that made food more plentiful and cheaper....   [tags: roman empire, leadership, china] 2199 words
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PeterPan, Elvis Presley and Play-Doh, Paragraphs on Several Topics - ... In some variations of the story there where some spin-offs also, Peter can also be quite selfish and arrogant. Peter appears very judge mental and pompous for instance, he calls the Lost Boys blockheads a book that he was in that he didn’t like what happened to him, and when the Darling children said he should leave for home at once. Elvis Presley- His full name is, Elvis Aaron Presley, he is also a American singer, musician and actor the king of rock and roll “nickname” the King, born- January 8, 1935 in tupelo, MS Then later on in life he died on august 16, 1977 in Memphis, TN, he has one spouse and her name is Priscilla Presley she lived from 1967-1973 also Elvis made a wide range of...   [tags: j. m. barrie, musician, toys] 786 words
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Analysis of the Black Codes 1865-66 - The Black Codes were legal statutes and constitutional amendments enacted by the ex Confederate states following the Civil War that sought to restrict the liberties of newly free slaves, to ensure a supply of inexpensive agricultural labor, and maintain a white dominated hierachy. (paragraph 1) In southern states, prior to the Civil War they enacted Slave Codes to regulate the institution of slavery. And northern non-slave holding states enacted laws to limit the black political power and social mobility....   [tags: Slavery, Inexpensive Labor, Legal Issues] 558 words
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Analysis of Letter From A Birmingham Jail - In the year of 1963, Martin Luther King was imprisoned for peacefully marching in a parade as a nonviolent campaign against segregation. In Martin Luther King’s essay “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” the paragraphs that have the most emotional appeal are, just as the critics say, paragraphs thirteen and fourteen. King tugs at the reader’s emotions in these specific paragraphs using very detailed examples about the difficult, heart-wrenching misfortunes that have happened to the African American society and what they had to endure on a daily basis in Birmingham by using metaphors, contrasts, alliteration, anaphora, and imagery....   [tags: martin luther king, emotional appeal, emotions]
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How to Write an Expository Essay - How to Write an Expository Essay When writing an essay, follow these eight basic steps: Select a topic: Be sure the topic is narrow enough to make it manageable within the space of an essay Write a thesis sentence: Be sure the thesis statement(or sentence) expresses a controlling idea that is neither too broad nor too specific to be developed effectively Select a method of development: Check through all the methods before you finally settle on the one which will best serve your thesis: definition example compare and contrast cause and effect classification process analysis Organize the essay: Begin by listing the major divisions which the body paragraphs in your essay will disc...   [tags: Expository Essay] 298 words
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Taking a Look at Supernatural Experiences - ... Many of the people also reported seeing Ghosts or that their house is haunted. Also there is a story about a man and his wife that reported that they think their house is hunted because the man and his wife were taking pictures in their house and in the photo there was a white tornado in the picture that formed a shape of a Ghost. So now the man and his wife believe that their house is haunted. BODY PARAGRAPH 2: Did you know that there is more supernatural phenomena’s such as, there is Bermuda triangle....   [tags: UFO's, ghosts, goblins, Bermuda Triangle] 753 words
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Weight Loss Surgery Success, Failure and Risks - Diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and depression are just a few effects of obesity. Being excessively overweight can also come with social stigmas and alienation. Is it so surprising that people who are obese try drastic measures to lose weight. Measures including: Hollywood fad diets, self starvation, unhealthy exercise routines, diet pills or diet shakes, none of which produce long lasting results but can cause further mental and physical stress on an individual. The fact is, 95% of dieters will regain the weight they lost in 1 to 5 years (National association for weight loss surgery paragraph 32)....   [tags: obesity, bariatric surgery, diets, health]
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The Persecution of Same-Sex Sexual Orientation during the Holocaust - ... Even simple gossip could leave a person to be suspected and left for investigation under the grounds of homosexuality. With the revision of paragraph one hundred and seventy-five, it had been made clear that there would be no room for Homosexuals in the Nazi’s development of their ‘Master Aryan Race’. Thus the revision of Paragraph one hundred And seventy-five allowed for an intensified attack towards the Homosexual community but not necessarily a shift in tolerance towards their behavior. Moreover, Hitler’s intolerance towards the homosexual community found in both the Nazi party and German society was innate as it coherently fit with Nazi ideology and the belief in social darwinist the...   [tags: homosexuals in Nazi Germany] 2471 words
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Writing Persuasive or Argumentative Essays - Everyone needs to know how to write a persuasive essay. It's actually not as difficult as it seems. Give yourself time. Trying to cram an entire 5 paragraph persuasive essay within 100 minutes is not a good idea. Allow yourself enough time to brainstorm, write, and proofread. Put as much effort into your paper as you can in the time period you are given, including the steps below. Brainstorm. Writing a persuasive essay is very much like writing an ordinary paper. Of course, before you begin, you have to come up with a good solid view, a foundation which you can base your entire paper on....   [tags: Writing an Essay] 574 words
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Essay Preparation and Ideas - ... I discovered two relevant sources both on the website “Find it @ Flinders” and am glad I made the decision to abandon my previous article. I discovered both a book and an article called Australian sign language (Auslan): An introduction to sign language linguistics by Trevor A. Johnston, (2007) and The Information Society: Economic, Social, and Structural Issues by Klopfenstein, Bruce C, pp(89-90,1991). Essay outline Introduction - Throughout my introduction I will be revealing the four topics which I will be evaluating and using as evidence to answer my question....   [tags: Outline, Communication, Deaf]
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Restrictive Effects of Environmental Regulations - Restrictive Effects of Environmental Regulations For some time, governments around the world have been putting some regulations concerning environmental issues. In this issue, the weight of these regulations is the main point. First argument states that they are, indeed, too restrictive. The second argument maintains those regulations are not too restrictive. The first side, against regulations, did not present their argument well enough. They used examples from the past and only from a specific location (Theodore Roosevelt and the U.S.)....   [tags: Papers] 442 words
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Standards for Financial Reports of Not-for-Profit and Governmental Organization - ... The auditing report last paragraphs are known as the explanatory section. The explanatory paragraphs clarify all related details in regards to the audited organization and the audit in general. The first of the explanatory paragraphs provided supplemental information that is not classified as section of the basic financial statements. The next paragraph addresses how the auditors utilized their auditing methods to the supplemental details. The final explanatory paragraph provides the auditors clear opinion on the supplemental information....   [tags: audits, accounting, ethics] 2118 words
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Herman Melville's Story, Bartleby, the Scrivener - In Herman Melville's short story, Bartleby, the Scrivener, the narrator's attitude towards Bartleby is constantly changing, the narrator's attitude is conveyed through the author's use of literary elements such as; diction-descriptive and comical, point of view-first person, and tone-confusion and sadness. One of the literary elements that Melville uses that convey the narrator's attitude towards Bartleby is diction. The author's diction in this short story is very descriptive and is also slightly comical....   [tags: Bartleby the Scrivener] 839 words
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How Do You Spell Capital Punishment? M-U-R-D-E-R - Capital punishment should be illegal. There are many reasons, but the biggest reasons are, that it is the same as murder, and it is a painful process. Finally, capital punishment can be used as a way of suicide, and corrupt police can get easy possession of the injection to kill an individual. Capital punishment is the same as murder. For example, if an individual person is to kill a murderer for the death of another person who is close to them, it would be considered murder. With capital punishment the authorities are able to execute a murderer....   [tags: Against Death Penalty Essays] 502 words
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Use of Symbols in Lord of the Flies by William Golding - Symbols and characters play major roles in representing power in works of literature. Therefore, an author uses these ‘symbols of power’ to control the characters and the overall course of the work. In Lord of the Flies symbols are both used by the characters and stand on their own. Fire on the island is a dual blade and Lord of the Flies impedes on progression. While these two symbols stand on their own, the characters use and are used by them. Ralph leads the boys to advancement while Jack stands as his opposition, both using other symbols of power to assist them....   [tags: Lord of the Flies]
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The Importance of Writing Techniques: Comparing Chinese and English Academic Writing - There are many significant differences between Chinese academic writing and English academic writing. Most of the time, it is difficult to write essays in English for many multilingual students like me, not only because we have to translate Chinese to English, but also because of the different styles of academic writing we learned in China. However, after the first semester of the writing program, I acquired many basic concepts and tools about academic writing and these tools have helped me throughout the semester....   [tags: tools, techniques, writing] 859 words
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