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The Perfect Paragraph And Kurt Vonnegut 's Writing With Style

- Learning to be an adequate writer for certain people can be as easy as putting a pen to paper, but for others writing has proven to be a frustrating and difficult process. It can be challenging for a new student facing the first essay paper wondering what to sort out first; there is a great deal of confusing and tricky processes to follow, and rules to abide by. While the plethora of resources made available to avid seekers is practically limitless, it is no surprise that writing still isn’t a smooth process....   [tags: Writing, Writer, Writing process, Paragraph]

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Breaking The Five Paragraph Theme Barrier By Thomas Nunnally

- Based on my high school experience, my view of writing has always been that the five-paragraph essay will be able to carry me through my life, and therefore, I would not have to learn another essay writing style but master this one. But in the essay “Breaking the Five-Paragraph-Theme Barrier” by Thomas Nunnally, we are told that “Students need to understand that they practice on the FPT to learn the principles of effective composition, principles that can be applied to any writing task, not to master a single format that will answer all their writing needs.” (70-71)....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Five paragraph essay, Thought]

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An Introductory Paragraph On The Holocaust

- ... It’s safe to say that when Hitler got put into power, everyone who wasn’t Jewish, jumped on the bandwagon about shaming Jews. When Hitler gained power, all the teachers were suddenly Pro-Nazi (Smith 27). It was long until all the Jews realized they were in trouble. They were made out to be real criminals. Germans would break into Jewish homes and destroy everything in their sight, they would steal valuables and break the rest. “Everything in the apartment and restaurant was smashed to pieces, including my beautiful grand piano....   [tags: The Holocaust, Germany, Jews, Judaism]

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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]

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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,]

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Reading Paragraph From Lowry 's The Giver

- As I sat in the front of my 6th grade English class, I anxiously awaited my turn to read. While reading several paragraphs from Lowry’s The Giver, I stuttered, mispronounced words, and even worked up a sweat. Every since I could remember I hated reading. Why do I always have to read out loud and embarrass myself to the entire class. Why can I not read as well as everyone in my class. How come I can never understand what I am reading. This was when I realized that I had a reading comprehension deficit....   [tags: Reading, Reading comprehension, Comprehension]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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I Am Not For The Good Old Five Paragraph Structure And Just Doing One Draft

- ... As a writer I need to have the freedom to write whatever I can and if there is a way without using that structure than I would. Simply I would start piecing things together one by one instead of looking at it as a whole piece that needs to be filled. Preventing me from possibly repeating any information that seems forced and not even easy to read, something which only most student writers do. This rather seems to be read as an eye sore. From what I understand writing is a long process and using the five paragraph structure is defeating the purpose of what writing is all about, it purposely makes my writing seem like it isn’t writing at all....   [tags: Writing, Need, Want, Essay]

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Class Reflection : My English Teacher At High School Taught Us The Standard Five Paragraph Organization

- Class Reflection My English teacher in high school taught us the standard five paragraph organization for an essay. But, I never liked that organization because I felt by following that process my essay would lose its uniqueness. When I started this class I thought this course would be like all the others I have taken in the past, all following the same pattern, but this was different. When we started our first essay “Writing to Share an Experience” the directions to the students were “organize and use the rules to your benefit.” To me, this was freedom to express my ideas....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Writing process, Time]

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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]

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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]

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Gripping More Varieties On My Essays

- Gripping More Varieties On My Essays “Don 't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass,” said Anton Chekhov, a famous Russian realist and modern playwright. Personally, I perceive his idea as a demand to infuse writings with grace, imagination and creativity, and also a refusal to compose blandly without any varieties. When I started taking my college writing class this semester, I had to face with my weakness of lacking varieties on writing assignments: I need to inspire my reader, who is my college writing professor, with the “glint of light” by producing more varieties on vocabularies, sentences, and first paragraphs....   [tags: Writing, Paragraph, Typography, Essay]

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Writing Analysis : Myself As A Writer

- ... Revising is one thing, proofreading is another thing. In constructing my final draft on page one, I had to proofread my first draft of any grammar or punctuation errors. For example, one page two, sentence five, I began the sentence with the phrase, “Everyday,” but it should have been “Every day.” The first choice is an adjective while the second choice is an adverb. It is formal to use the adverb version as the introductory element, not the adjective form. When referring to punctuation mistakes, I made one on the first draft, sentence seven....   [tags: Writing, Paragraph, Essay, Typography]

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I Am From My Peer Reviewer

- From the feedback I got from my peer reviewer, my paper was in the right path. What was missing was structure. As the structure went, I did not have structure it was one long paragraph that did not have a start and an end. So, I added more content to the paragraphs because they needed more sentences to back them up. What I also did was I broke down the paper into introduction, body paragraphs and the conclusion. I also got the chance to reread my paper and correct any miss interpretation and mistakes I had....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Paper, Paragraph]

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Writing Papers For College And Other Professional Documents

- Some have difficulty writing papers for college and other professional documents. Despite this I have never seen the trouble this may cause due to simple steps taught to me as a child. It involves a lot of time to clear your mind and focus entirely on creating the best possible paper in the shortest amount of time. The first step to writing an essay is quite simple for anyone to accomplish. First grab a pen and begin writing forethoughts it’s about the topic. Once a good title and topic sentence are written go on and sketch out the future paragraphs....   [tags: Writing, Linguistics, Paragraph, Essay]

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My Growth As A Writer

- The following final drafts, drafts, notes, and peer review letters represent my growth as a writer in the span of one semester. I learned quite a bit about myself and the things i can do to improve my writing and the methods of doing proper research in order to write a proper research essay. Though i have seen an improvement within these essays, i feel i still have much to practice upon. My method of research has changed slightly. When i search the internet for articles, journals, and blogs, i always give it a quick scan....   [tags: Paragraph, Writing, Essay, Typography]

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Personal Paragraph On Personal Literacy Narrative

- Essay #1: Personal Literacy Narrative It was finally time to head to gym class in the afternoon where we were instructed to take part of a physical test. This test would determine how fit or unfit we are based on a system that was implemented by those with greater authority, on which concluded that it was on such a scale society should be based on. So it was that afternoon that I preformed the tasks that were instructed on to me and my peers. I was able to completed them to my utmost potential which can be consider to be something not so distinctive....   [tags: Muscle, Bodybuilding, Strength training, Knowledge]

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The Video, Revising For Clarity, By Ms.

- ... Tompkins believes that students, “move back and forth into prewriting to gather additional information, into drafting to write a new paragraph, and into revising to replace an often-repeated word” (Tompkins, p. 12). Once Ms. With finished brainstorming and activating their prior knowledge, she then had the students go into guided practice. “Teachers work with the class as they compose a piece of writing together, and then students work in small groups and with partners to apply the strategies in other guided wiring activities before they’re expected to use them independently” (Tompkins, p....   [tags: Writing process, Writing, Revision, Paragraph]

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Applying A Formal Mla Style Paper

- 1. As you start down your path to your adult career in college, you will have to write a lot of college papers, especially in English class. You will loathe your life because all of the deadline are approaching all at once, but your English 101 class you will help you learn how to properly write a formal MLA style paper. Throughout your English class you will learn the necessary steps to write an amazing English paper. In this class will learn how making a clear, strong thesis. A thesis statement is one sentence that is usually at the beginning of the paper, which controls all of the main ideas that are written within the paper and reflect to the reader what the paper is going to be about....   [tags: Writing, English-language films, Paragraph]

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Applying A Formal Mla Style Paper

- As you start down your path to your adult career in college, you will have to write a lot of college papers, especially in English class. You will loathe your life because all of the deadline approaching all at once, but your English 101 class you will help you learn how to properly write a formal MLA style paper. Throughout your English class you will learn the necessary steps to write an amazing English paper. You will learn how to spot fragments which is not a complete sentence that usually lacks a verb or a subject, comma splices which are two sentence combined together by a comma, and run-ons which is two sentence that are combined together into one in this class....   [tags: Writing, English-language films, Paragraph]

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The Journey : I Left Lebanon When I Was 10 Years Old

- ... Years passed by and new skills I was taught helped me realize how a person can change his opinion and start viewing things differently. During my first semester at Henry Ford College I was like a lost puppy struggling to find my classes and remembering each and every hallway at campus. I was also like a child relying on himself to take his first step. Ever since college started, I was relying on myself. I had no teachers guiding me to the right path and keeping track if all my assignments are turned in....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Five paragraph essay]

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The Easy Four Credit Class Of The Lot

- -“First-Year Writing” the easy four credit class of the lot. Those are the first thoughts that come to my mind as I read through my brand new schedule for the fall semester. How hard could it get. Just writing words decorated with elegant syntax that manages to make coherent arguments. Using “Aurora” to say that dawn had fell, or “supine” to explain we are lying on the coach, academic writing has become a competition between elaborated pieces that has made reading and writing a quirky, long and peculiar journey that could never be used in real life unless you pursued academic writing as your life long occupation....   [tags: Essay, Writing, Five paragraph essay]

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Assignment On Top Of Making Remarks

- AFOSP is what I will be using to review your assignment on top of making remarks to your paper. I know our assignment does not require me to make remakes to every mistake you made on your paper. But, I believe that in order for you to understand what may need to be revised, I should show you my remarks to help in your revision process. Starting off with A, which stands for Assignment, I believe you did well in following the assignments goal of a topic you felt should be researched. You completed the writing in the correct number of pages that was also double spaced and once inch margins surrounding....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Paragraph, School terminology]

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Self Reflection Essay : Smoking

- Self-reflection essay: Smoking When critiquing one’s own writing, many are compelled to honestly say their opinion. This is a struggle for everyone, a struggle of honesty and coming to terms with your own abilities. Here, I am required to give a critique based upon my final essay #3 about smoking by using the Research Paper Evaluation Rubric and place myself in one of the four categories. I find myself stuck between inadequate and successful but in the end after great consideration, I can honestly say that I belong in the successful category....   [tags: Critical thinking, Evidence, Rhetoric, Paragraph]

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Notes And Mandatory Formal Papers

- When I first stepped foot into your classroom, I was overwhelmed with anxiety; lacking the imperative writing skills, thinking skills and problem solving skills for an undergrad; having graduated from a school that cared little for their students academics. I vaguely knew of MLA formatting, appropriate punctuation, developing thesis statements and conveying personal opinions in both informal and formal essays. However, through the duration of this course, I noticed that my writing was improving....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Problem solving, Paragraph]

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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]

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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]

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Graduation Speech Is Helpful For High School Students

- ... Expanding on the debate of teaching the five-paragraph format, few high school teachers assigned multiple pages to their students without questioning whether the students had been informed about writing an essay to that standard. Students who encounter this situation were not specifically told the requirements necessary for their paper therefore it was assumed to use the standard five-paragraph format. Occasionally students stayed after class to question the format needed for the length of the paper and with the newly applied information it can be applied later on....   [tags: Writing, High school, Five paragraph essay, Essay]

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Outline Of A Article On My Paper

- ... Every time I wrote a sentence, I would read it over and try to correct it before typing the next sentence. My Advanced College Writing Class at Bluffton University developed my writing the most. My professor, Susan Carpenter, helped me realize that it is better to pour out what you want to write on to paper and then go back to make revisions. Sometimes what you write may come out as garbage the first time. Eventually that garbage you will be able to turn into something good. In high school, when I would revise my papers, I only revised it when I had a friend read it over....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Five paragraph essay, Paper]

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I Have Never Been A Strong Analytical Writer

- I have never been a strong analytical writer. Though I am good with analytic thinking in mathematical and scientific concepts, and I am an okay writer when there is something I can discuss with passion, I cannot seem to bring those two fields together in order to produce a cohesive whole that communicates useful information. Given this, I feel that I have not made great progress thus far, I have grown and made some important changes in my analysis and organization, for which I hope to improve even after I finish high school....   [tags: Writing, Essay, High school, Five paragraph essay]

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Why I Taught An Expository Writing Class

- If I taught an expository writing class, the first priority is describing what it would entail in a detailed way. It would get designing with helping students manifest abilities for producing expository prose displaying clarity in mind. Focus and concentration would get placement upon writing rules such as analytic work from audiences, topics getting selected, supported plus developed theses, and edits as well as revisions. On completing the course, learners would have abilities for producing essay pieces displaying unification, coherency, and solid developmental quality through utilizing standards associated with English-language writing....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Narrative, Five paragraph essay]

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Writing A Process Analysis Essay

- It is that time of the school year again. It is time for students to frantically throw together a five paragraph essay for an instructor who has to read hundreds of them. When the class begins to think it could not get any worse, it does. The instructor explains to the class that not only will it be at least 650 words, but it will also be a process analysis essay. Some will roll their eyes, some will ask “what is that?”, and some will just start to cry. It is important to know how to write a decent process analysis essay that will not bore the reader to death....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Five paragraph essay, Explanation]

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Writing Is Not For Me

- ... Sometimes I tend to overthink things. More times than not, overthinking just hinders my progress. It is usually best for me to take the first few ideas and go with them. Sigh…., now it’s time for the hard part. How will I put these main ideas into sentence form. I prefer to lay on the bed in my room as I organize my thoughts. This is my preference because it is quiet and I can lock the door to omit any distraction. With this sheet of paper that includes my ideas I think to myself, how do I put these ideas together....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Five paragraph essay, Essays]

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Patience, Process And Practice

- Stephanie Mora Professor Melee Writing 01 Section 59 Prompt #2 11 September 2012 Patience, Process and Practice Through most of my time in high school, I always found myself writing more of exploratory writing for two simple reasons; it took a shorter amount of time, and relating writing to my personal experiences was something I had no need to look up. Exploratory writing is a time to take advantage to relate your own personal experiences and an attempt to make a connection with a certain reading....   [tags: Essay, Writing, Five paragraph essay, Writer]

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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]

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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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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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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]

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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]

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Mandatory Grading Practices Used By Teachers

- ... I finally completed them, but I wish I could have shared them only with my instructor. Since I deal with anxiety, it is sometimes hard for me to share intimate details of my life with those who may judge me later. It was also a bit hard for me to disclose my personal experiences in the definition essay. I do not want anyone who does not know of my situation to look at me differently because of my past; however, the process was somewhat cathartic. Since each essay we completed this semester had elements of research, I feel more confident in gathering research....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Five paragraph essay, Grade]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Short Paragraphs on Transportation, Cars and Trains

- Transportation Cars Medicine and Astronomy...   [tags: astronomy, medicine]

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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]

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Analysis of the Black Codes 1865-66

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A Social History Of Spanish Colonial Holdings During The Years Of 1500

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Analysis of Letter From A Birmingham Jail

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President Roosevelt As A National Duty

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Weight Loss Surgery Success, Failure and Risks

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The Concept Of Cloning As An Enhancement Technology

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The Old Venetian Government And The Modern American Government

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Informative Speech : Childhood Obesity

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The English Composition II Has Unexpectedly Improved My Writing Into An Academic Level

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How Do You Spell Capital Punishment? M-U-R-D-E-R

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The United States Should Not Have Open Borders

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A Worn Path By Eudora Welty

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The Demonstration Of The Apostolic Preaching

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Analysis of Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

- ... ‘…at the rush hour we collided instantly’ suggest that these four men are not working in a comfortable work environment. The narration in the second paragraph allows the reader to assume that the raconteur works in a hotel. This division is like a timeline; from morning till night. The word ‘spasmodic’ reminds the reader of spasms; bursts of excitements. It is as if the teller wants to elocutionist to know about the hectic environment they work in every day. This image continues in the first part of the second sentence, ‘We were never idle’ implying that they always have something to do....   [tags: work, hotel, stress, feels]

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Literary Elements Used in My Essays

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