Your search returned over 400 essays for "sentence"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

Effects Of A Custodial Sentence On Women

- Not only is prison ineffective in preventing reoffending in women and is expensive, it can be extremely damaging to the female’s well-being and their families. The effect that a custodial sentence has on women is arguably far worse than for men. Women are often not prepared or equipped for their life following their prison sentence; due to the fact that women are more likely to be lone parents before prison (Social Exclusion Unit, 2002), are more likely to leave prison homeless and unemployed (Wedderburn, 2000), and are more likely to lose access of their children whilst serving their sentence (Corston, 2007)....   [tags: Prison, Crime, Punishment, Sentence]

Strong Essays
1718 words | (4.9 pages) | Preview

My Writing A Compound And Complex Sentence

- I learned those vocabularies by understanding the whole sentence that includes this vocabulary first, and then I looked up for it in a dictionary to understand the exact meaning. Also, I looked for pictures which would make this new word stick in my brain. Furthermore, I tried to use that new word in my life and practice its spelling many times. Actually, some of them I didn’t need to practice their spelling because they are easy to remember, but the most important thing for me is to use them in my life....   [tags: Word, Sentence, Phrase, Goal]

Better Essays
916 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

The End Of The Sentence

- 1) Does the author ask a research question, literally stated in the form of a question with a question mark at the end of the sentence. Is it the first sentence of the introduction. The author does offer a research question stated in the form of a question with a question mark at the end of the sentence. Yes it is the first sentence of the introduction. 2) Is the research question clear. Does the research question lend itself to a generalizable, explanatory, and objective answer. Please quote the research question, then rephrase it as if it were your own paper....   [tags: Citation, Scientific method, Affirmative action]

Better Essays
1059 words | (3 pages) | Preview

The Sentence

- As a judge dealing with a sentence for an individual that has been convicted of stealing others’ identity for monetary gain, specific information would be needed before a sentence could be imposed. The information needed would be as follows: How many people did he steal identities from. How was he or she planning to obtain money from the stolen identities. How did he or she steal the identities. Specifically, was it stolen from peoples’ garbage. Or was the identity stolen from a place that the person worked....   [tags: Retribution Incapacitation Deterrence]

Free Essays
384 words | (1.1 pages) | Preview

Pro Life Sentence Vs. Pro Death Sentence

- I believe that life sentences not only do nothing to fix the problem of wrong doing, but are also taxing on our economy. For my research paper I will be examining the financial burden that is created by incarcerated persons in the United States. I recently read somewhere that with the amount our government/taxpayers spend to keep an individual imprisoned for 10 years, that same amount of money could put them through a four-year college--earning them a college degree. Now, whether there is any truth in this or not is to be discovered in my paper....   [tags: Prison, Murder, Capital punishment, Penology]

Better Essays
816 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

The Death Penalty Should Not Be Sentence

- Pre-writing- Outline Introduction: Attention Getter: Does somebody really deserve to be sentence with the Death Penalty. Elaboration- information about the issue: This process was been practiced as a sentence to the criminals, back in the years. However, now in the day government still use it as a punishment to some delinquents. People are wondering if US should allow the Death Penalty. Thesis Statement: Supporters to the Death Penalty are falling because of the lack of evidence to prove they are doing the right, in contrast the opponents are finding more and more material to abolish the Death Penalty....   [tags: Crime, Capital punishment, Murder, Prison]

Better Essays
1840 words | (5.3 pages) | Preview

Rape and Extending the Sentence for Rape

- Rape is a crime that is committed when someone is forced to have sexual intercourse through physical force or duress. “683,000 rapes occur every year” (CVS) and the national average for people accused of rape is eight years in a federal prison. Rape is a serious crime as well as other crimes but rape is considered to be a more serious and heinous crime along with murder etc. There are also different phases of rape that the victim may go through depending on how they handle it. Eight years in prison is not a good amount of time for someone to serve for what they did, all of the things that involve the process of rape should be incorporated into the sentence: force, against someone’s will, and...   [tags: crime, force, trauma, victim, jail, health]

Better Essays
792 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

The Death Penalty Should Not Be Sentence

- United States of America is the only country is the only country in the world were Juveniles offenders are able to be sentence the death penalty. Juveniles lack maturity and does have a develop sense of responsibility. Being under the age of 18 children are not yet fully developed and able to understand how their actions could cause harsh punishment. Based on the eighth amendment children should protected from death penalty, because it cruel and unusual for adolescents. Therefore, it is constitutional to allow juveniles to be sentence the death penalty because immaturity, a high percentage suffer from abuse, and lack of understanding ones’ actions and punishment....   [tags: Crime, Miscarriage of justice, Prison]

Strong Essays
1356 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

The Death Penalty Is The Sentence Of Execution

- A death penalty is the sentence of execution for murder and some other capital crimes. Capital punishment can also be applied for treason, espionage, and other crimes. The death penalty, or capital punishment, may be prescribed by Congress or any state legislature for murder and other capital crimes. The Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty is not a per se violation of the Eighth Amendment 's ban on cruel and unusual punishment. Death Penalty History The first established death penalty laws date as far back as the Eighteenth Century B.C....   [tags: Capital punishment, Lethal injection]

Better Essays
1306 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

The Death Penalty Is The Sentence Of Execution

- The death penalty is the sentence of execution for murder and some other capital crimes. The death penalty, or capital punishment, may be prescribed by Congress or any state legislature for murder and other capital crimes. The Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty is not a per se violation of the Eighth Amendment 's ban on cruel and unusual punishment. Death Penalty History The first established death penalty laws date as far back as the Eighteenth Century B.C. in the Code of King Hammaurabi of Babylon....   [tags: Capital punishment, Lethal injection, Prison]

Better Essays
1255 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

The Moral Dilemma of the Death Sentence

- There are many instances where a person is executed wrongfully, if this is the case, why do it at all. If a loved one is murdered, and their murderer was sentenced to death, if given the opportunity, would you spare them their life. I believe if you chose not to spare a human life, you chose wrong; I plan on arguing why this is morally wrong, and how it could be resolved. Let’s analyze a scenario, a woman’s husband was murdered, she is certain that he is guilty of it because he confessed to the murder on the day he was going to be executed....   [tags: Capital Punishment, Justice System]

Better Essays
962 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

The First Sentence Of The Chapter Whites

- The first sentence of the chapter “Whites” explains the relationship between different ethnic groups and the Caucasian. Otsuka phrases the relationship by stating, “We settled on the edges of their towns, when they would let us” (Otsuka, 2011, p. 23). This sentence explains a strong sense of discrimination even before World War II; such as, hanging signs expressing great detest toward the Japanese living in their counties. This made the women experience moving from one farm to the next picking different vegetables and fruits that belong to ‘them’ until the whites didn’t need them anymore, then they were forced to move on until they find somewhere new they were needed by them....   [tags: Japan, Japanese people, Japanese language]

Better Essays
1356 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

Juvenile Sentence As A Social Issue

- Every year, children as young as thirteen and fourteen are sentenced to die in prison in the United States. Judges rule these sentences without considering factors such as age and life circumstances. According to studies, there are about 2000 children serving juvenile sentences in the United States (Nellis 30). Further, Studies indicated that 25 percent of the young individuals serving life without parole were convicted accomplice liability, meaning they may not have committed the crime or may not know the primary perpetrators of the crime (Steinberg and Scott 54)....   [tags: Prison, Life imprisonment, Murder]

Strong Essays
1228 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

Life Comes With A Death Sentence

- “Every life comes with a death sentence” is a quote from Walter White, on the famous TV show Breaking Bad, after being diagnosed with cancer. This statement is true, and will continue to remain true for as long as humans are sentient beings. Death carries with it a number of emotional hurtles that are faced by the family and friends of the deceased. How do funerals change with different religious affiliations, specifically between Catholic, Islam and secular followers. Moreover, what values do funerals possess that have made them such a backbone to society....   [tags: Funeral, Burial, Funeral home, Death customs]

Strong Essays
1295 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Juveniles: Banning the Death Sentence

- As parents the worst news we can imagine is harm coming to our children, but having a child face a death sentence is completely tragic. You think of the life they could have, you ask yourself where you went wrong. You put yourself in the shoes of the family your child has hurt and how they were denied of a normal life. Sufficed to say when a child is on death row their actions hurt all involved. While many oppose capital punishment, we need to look at why we should ban it for juveniles who commit capital offences....   [tags: Criminal Justice ]

Strong Essays
1146 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

Mandatory Sentence : Mandatory Sentencing

- Mandatory Sentence Mandatory sentencing refers to the practice of parliament setting a fixed penalty for the commission of a criminal offence. Mandatory sentencing was mainly introduced in Australia to: prevent crime, to incapacitate the offenders, to deter offenders so they don’t offend again, to create a stronger retribution and to eliminate inconsistency. There is a firm belief that the imposition of Mandatory sentencing for an offence will have a deterrent effect on the individual and will send a forcible message to the offenders....   [tags: Mandatory sentencing, Crime, Judicial discretion]

Strong Essays
1349 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

Outline Of A Sentence Outline

- Instructions   For this assignment. you are to write a sentence outline for the comparison and contrast essay. You should follow the outline form used for the classification essay except your outline should include A 's , B 's, and C 's.  The topic sentences or each paragraph should be written by the Roman numerals. The A 's, B 's, C 's are used for examples. Sample outline: Crack Addicted Neighbor Next-door Thesis Statement:_My relapsed crack addicted neighbor have no respect despite her wants.___________ I....   [tags: Addiction, Drug addiction, Cocaine]

Better Essays
1904 words | (5.4 pages) | Preview

The Death Sentence For Inmates

- Inhumanity of Humanity The death sentence for inmates is not something that is talked about lightly. Around the world, new drugs and forms of demise are being developed to make the death of an inmate as humane as possible. For years, the anesthetic drug, Sodium Thiopental, has been used to knock an inmate unconscious before the distribution of drugs that cause paralysis and cardiac arrest. Currently, the companies that produced Sodium Thiopental have decided to cease sales unless the distributors agree not to sell it to correctional facilities of other distributors who have not agreed to their terms....   [tags: Capital punishment, Lethal injection]

Better Essays
1490 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

A Child 's Death Sentence

- A Child 's Death Sentence (problem) Your child 's life could be at risk in their very own school. Kids today who are obese or even just overweight are more likely to experience other chronic illnesses. Child obesity has been increasing throughout the years as much as seven percent in the United States (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). Children who are currently obese are more likely to be obese in their adulthood as well. If children are served highly processed foods saturated with fat at school, are school lunches responsible for harming our kids or are they helping them....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Hypertension]

Better Essays
884 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

A Thirty Day Sentence

- A former fifty-four year old high school teacher was released after a thirty-day rape sentence. Stacey Rambold was accused of raping his high school student, fourteen-year old Cherice Moralez in 2007. The term rape does not have a solid definition, but it can vary based on the laws each state has. Rape in my own words can be defined as a sexual act done to another person forcibly or without their consent. Usually in rape cases the male is the rapist and the female is the victim. Rape is considered a reproductive health issue because it affects females or males physically, emotionally, and or mentally....   [tags: Stacey Rambold, rape cases]

Strong Essays
668 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

Death Sentence

- Capital Punishment, killing a criminal through a lawful process, is one of the most highly debatable subjects in the world. Execution can be done in any of the following ways, beheading, electric chair, firing squads, guillotines, hanging, lethal injection, poison gas, crucifixion and stoning. The most popular form used in the United States of America is lethal injection. Some may argue that this is the most civil way of killing the criminal, but others would argue that the death penalty is not civil at all whatsoever....   [tags: Capital Punishment]

Good Essays
985 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Sentence Skill Development

- Learning Team Assignment Sentence Skill Development Listed below are the seven basic parts of speech accompanied with a description of its use and how they are commonly misused. The list is as follows: NOUN - A person, place or thing. A noun can be misused when using a plural form of the word, such as mouse and mice. Some nouns do not become plural by simply adding (s) or (es). PRONOUN – Replaces a noun in a sentence. A common misuse is when the pronoun and verb do not agree. Incorrect: They rides the bus....   [tags: Language]

Better Essays
856 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

HIV/AIDS Is No Longer a Death Sentence

- I am positive; the simplest statement suddenly carries a huge weight when the words HIV or AIDS are followed right after. In the 1980’s HIV meant AIDS and AIDS meant a rapid and awful death. Death always seemed to be the end result in a world where we did not understand the disease that seemed to come from nowhere but was killing at an expedited rate. Thirty plus years later there is still no cure but there is now hope. Having HIV or AIDS is no longer an immediate death sentence. People infected with the virus can live a long and relatively normal life (2)....   [tags: Disease/Disorders]

Term Papers
2145 words | (6.1 pages) | Preview

Walter Benjamin 's First Sentence

- “In principle a work of art has always been reproducible” (Benjamin 217). Walter Benjamin’s first sentence, as elementary as it is, dives into the interdependence of literature and history: literature is impossible without examination of historical trends. Walter’s theory - a criticism on the implications of social media on art in the 20th century - has an importance in explaining how to use social phenomenon to analyze literature (especially in current times with the formation of new and unique media forms); however, this theory follows his primary view of his piece The Work of Art in the Mechanical Age of Reproduction, authentic art forms have a certain aura to them that resonates and enli...   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Creativity, Originality]

Better Essays
707 words | (2 pages) | Preview

SAT-Level Sentence-Completion Questions

- Sentence Completion using Natural Language Processing Techniques The primary goal of this project is to automatically answer SAT/GRE style sentence completion questions. For this we have to build a model that will deal with semantic coherence on a sentence level. Initially, we start out by applying Natural Language Processing Techniques on simple sentences. Later, we will see how these Natural Language Processing Techniques scale to complex analogy-based sentences. [Sample sentences are listed in dataset section] This project will be done as a two-member team - 1) Sai Chaitanya Mallampati [109597269] 2) Paavan Kumar Sirigiri [109596437] In the research paper {\bf ``Computational Ap...   [tags: language, semantic, techniques]

Better Essays
1149 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

Reintroducing the Death Sentence in Britain

- Reintroducing the Death Sentence in Britain The death sentence is given to people who have committed murder of any kind. It has been around for hundreds of years and has been used in many different ways. It was abolished in Britain a long time ago. This essay will look at the question 'should Britain reintroduce the death sentence?' It will contain my own comments and arguments for and against bringing back the death penalty. The death sentence can be used as to deter potential murderers from committing murder....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
662 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

Requirements For An Apophantic Sentence

- Logic, as it appears in its everyday form, seems to stand on its own, without any requirements to needed to justify its existence. However, it is commonly overlooked that "logic is the science and means of clear . . . communication." Consequently, many sentences are regarded as logical, which in reality are illogical. It can therefore be found that the language used to communicate this logic must be carefully constructed using a certain format in order to form a logical statement. The requirements in such a sentence include a subject, the verb "to be", a predicate containing information that is relevant to the subject by means of the verb "to be", an adjective,...   [tags: essays research papers]

Free Essays
687 words | (2 pages) | Preview

The Garden-Path Model as a Method of Sentence Processing

- Fraizer and Rayner (1982) put forward the garden-path model as a method of sentence processing, used when encountering ambiguous sentences. The model states that when a reader or listener comes across an ambiguous sentence only one syntactical structure is primarily considered. When reaching a key point in the sentence, if the meaning attributed does not work, we must backtrack and rebuild the structure of the sentence. After reparsing the sentence we can then arrive at the right explanation of the sentence (Harley, 2008)....   [tags: Language ]

Powerful Essays
1762 words | (5 pages) | Preview

Teaching Conditional Sentence to Foreign Language Learners

- 1. Introduction Grammar and Vocabulary are the two foundations of English language and they affect each other individually. Therefore, both of them should be emphasize in English language teaching. According to Greenbaum and Nelson (2002), Grammar refers to the set of rules that allow people to combine words in language into larger units. Mastering grammar well will contribute greatly to reading, writing and speaking. In grammar leaning, the student’s attitude matters. Meanwhile, the teaching methods are also the key factor for students to master well....   [tags: Grammar&Vocabulary, Educational Technique]

Powerful Essays
1735 words | (5 pages) | Preview

Reasons for Edward Koch's Promotion of the Death Sentence

- Since 1976 over 1350 people have been executed in the United States (Facts about the Death Penalty). In 1985 Edward Koch published an article on the New Republic discussing the death penalty. Serving 22 years in public service as a district leader, councilman, congressman, and mayor, Edward Koch has heard all the pros and cons of the death penalty (4). With that knowledge and experience Mr. Koch begins discussing, as well as promoting the death penalty. The arguments used against the death penalty range from religious concerns such as “Thou shalt not kill” (12), to more in-depth government related attacks like the death penalty being used as a state sanctioned murder....   [tags: punishment, murder, ignorance]

Good Essays
558 words | (1.6 pages) | Preview

A Fair and Just Sentence

- A Fair and Just Sentence Both detectives held a gun, but neither of them could shoot at Richards. The gunman was hiding closely behind his hostage and exposing little of his body to them. Smith knew he couldn't risk a shot. There were too many people in the tavern, and most of them were behind Richards. He might hit one of them if he missed the gunman. And he probably would miss. The target being offered to him was much too small. Smith glanced at his partner, Mary Scott. She was a very good shot....   [tags: Creative Writing Crime Violence Essays]

Powerful Essays
5320 words | (15.2 pages) | Preview

Why I Was A. The Choice Of Interpretation And Sentence Structure

- After completing my infographic for project four, there are many things to reflect upon. As I worked on this project, many things became important to me. These include the audience, choice of wording and sentences, and how much information to include. The audience is very important because you want to portray your information to those who are interested in it and what matters to them. I had to keep the audience in mind so that it could relate to who I was trying to get my point across to. In this case, my audience was anyone who uses water, which is everybody in the world....   [tags: Rhetoric, Writing, Color, Reflections]

Better Essays
1040 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Why Do Not Indent The First Sentence Of The Abstract

- Do not indent the first sentence of the abstract. Placing an indent in the abstract is a mistake, as is right justification. The abstract is a complete summary of your research within the strict 250-word limit. An abstract must have at least 250 words or fewer, but should also have more than 150 words. The title of your abstract should be the word “Abstract” without bold, italics, underlining, quotation marks, or any other abnormal formatting. Readers will scan the abstract first to determine whether they want to read all of your manuscript....   [tags: Typography, Citation, The Chicago Manual of Style]

Better Essays
1867 words | (5.3 pages) | Preview

Personal Statement : The Sentence ' Dedicated People Are Happy '

- Personal Statement Wenqing Yuan The sentence ‘Dedicated people are happy.’ is my motto. Last year, my persistence in getting my childhood dream come true led me to quit a senior management job with leadership responsibilities for Microsoft (China) Co., Ltd and return to university when I was forty years old. My age and experience have given me advantages in going back to university to get my Master or PhD degree, and I hope to have a career in archaeology in the rest of my life. When I was young, my uncle, who worked in the National Museum of China, always brought me to visit cultural relics and introduced the historical background to me, from which I could get access articles and historica...   [tags: China, People's Republic of China, Islam, Pottery]

Better Essays
1168 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

Juveniles Don 't Deserve Life Sentence

- Heinous crimes are considered brutal and common among adults who commit these crimes, but among children with a young age, it is something that is now being counted for an adult trial and punishable with life sentencing. Although some people agree with this decision being made by judges, It is my foremost belief that juveniles don’t deserve to be given life sentencing without being given a chance at rehabilitation. If this goes on there’s no point in even having a juvenile system if children are not being rehabilitated and just being sent off to prison for the rest of their lives and having no chance getting an education or future....   [tags: Murder, Life imprisonment, Adolescence, Prison]

Better Essays
1136 words | (3.2 pages) | Preview

Pre-sentence Reports

- While looking at research done in Scotland and Canada, Pre-sentence reports (PSR), which are noted as Social Enquiry Reports within Scotland, are considered to be a key and influential aspect within their Criminal Justice System and the decision process on the subject of sentencing a custodial or non-custodial sentencing. While the idea of PSR’s are simple, to provide the court with personal information about the offender, such as circumstances that proved to be such a challenge, that he or she had abnormally excelled and expressed the ability to change for the better, and or have demonstrated that they have had a faulty character that could proveproves that a harsher sentencing is appropria...   [tags: Criminal Justice, Reintregation Into Society]

Powerful Essays
1656 words | (4.7 pages) | Preview

Capital Punishment Is An Easy Way Out Of Serving A Life Sentence

- Capital punishment is still recognized in many countries, including the United States, as a form of punishment for horrendous crimes, such as aggravated murder. There are always large debates about whether or not that capital punishment is an easy way out of serving a life sentence. My thesis is that I agree with Mill in believing capital punishment is kinder to prisoners than serving a life sentence. John Stuart Mill believes that capital punishment, or in laymen’s terms the death penalty, is kinder to a prisoner than having the prisoner serving life in prison....   [tags: Murder, Prison, Capital punishment, Penology]

Better Essays
1238 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

Article Review : ' Outrage Over 6 Month Sentence Punishment '

- College is supposed to be a time to remember, for students to find themselves and start a new chapter in their lives. Instead, one girl will remember signing papers that said “Rape Victim”. Her perpetrator, also a college student and athlete, will be remembered as the man who raped an unconscious woman and walked away with very little punishment. Outrage and shock emerged once the public heard about Brock Turner’s sentence. In Ashley Fantz article, “Outrage over 6-month sentence for Brock Turner in Stanford rape case” from the June 7, 2016 issue of CNN, she uses pathos and logos through quotes and interviews to effectively show the faulty logic throughout the case and how the state of Calif...   [tags: Rape, Crime, Sexual intercourse, Statutory rape]

Better Essays
791 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Should The Mandatory Life Sentence For Those Guilty Of A Mercy Killing?

- If we are still to attach a degree of culpability to those guilty of a ‘mercy killing’ then perhaps the best approach to follow is that currently undertaken in New Zealand. Here, there is a relaxation of the mandatory life sentence for those guilty of a ‘mercy killing’. As established in the Sentencing Act 2002 ‘An offender who is convicted of murder must be sentenced to imprisonment for life unless, given the circumstances of the offence and the offender, a sentence of imprisonment for life would be manifestly unjust’ ....   [tags: Murder, Life imprisonment, Criminal law]

Strong Essays
946 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

The Opening Sentence of Crane’s The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky

- Movies and books, about tales of the Old West, are still popular today. Western fiction is a genre of literature set in the American Old West frontier and typically set from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth century. Stephen Crane's "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" depicts the influence of the East on the West. It is interesting to note that the general concept and the dominant theme of the story can be summarized in the very first sentence, which provides the general framework for the whole story....   [tags: literary analysis, influence of East on West]

Strong Essays
1020 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Rhetorical Analysis Of `` What Corporate America Can 't Build A Sentence ``

- Rhetorical Analysis of “What Corporate America Can’t Build: A Sentence” “What Corporate America Can’t Build: A Sentence”, a newspaper article written by Sam Dillon, addresses corporate America and those in the education system coming into corporate America. The message Dillon conveys to his audience is that there is a problem with the clarity and effectiveness in communication as the work force progresses towards written communication, highlighted by how common emails have become. Dillon’s article strongly influences people in the education system that will soon be entering corporate America, along with those who are already in the workforce....   [tags: Writing, Rhetoric, Writing system, Essay]

Better Essays
1403 words | (4 pages) | Preview

Capital Punishment Is Too More Expensive Than A Life Sentence Without Parole

- Capital punishment in the United States is an absurdly expensive and wasteful government program that, coupled with research statistics and public analysis, provides no clear benefits to the greater society. The death penalty has undergone extensive criticism in its economic capabilities, monetary weight, and drastic budgetary implications in government and society. After careful analysis of research on the key issue of capital punishment, studies show that the overall cost of putting forward a case of capital punishment is far more expensive than a life sentence without parole ....   [tags: Capital punishment, Murder, Crime]

Better Essays
1755 words | (5 pages) | Preview

The Fast Food Industry Causing The Life Sentence Of Obesity For Children

- David Zinczenko makes a compelling argument regarding the issues of the fast food industry causing the life sentence of obesity for children. Perhaps, the arguments provided in his essay could have been well founded in 2003, however over a decade has passed, the industry has changed, and such arguments no longer hold ground. I will argue that in 2015, the responsibility of monitoring the problems which arise from fast food consumption now lies in the hand of the "Eater," not those who dish it out....   [tags: Fast food restaurant, Nutrition, Fast food, KFC]

Better Essays
718 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

The Man Who Overcame his Death Sentence. Earvin Magic Johnson

- The Man Who Overcame His Death Sentence Earvin “Magic” Johnson did not earn his nickname of “Magic” for nothing. In 13 season playing for the Los Angeles Lakers he averaged a career double-double with 19.5 points and 11.2 assists per season (The Announcement). This led his team to many championships and put Magic in talks as one of the greatest point guards of all-time. Sadly this career was cut short by a terrible disease that developed in the 1980’s called HIV. This has now made him an advocate for HIV awareness and also pushed him to form organizations to help find a cure for the HIV virus....   [tags: famous sports figures HIV positive]

Strong Essays
1069 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

Good Vs. Evil - Analytical Sentence Outline

- Theme: Good and Evil Create a SocietyParagraph 1:CENTRAL IDEA: Conflicts heavily arise between the two topics of good and evil. THESIS SENTENCE: Through common stories good and evil are portrayed through both protagonist and antagonist view, creating morals and opinions, and how societies views have changed over time. Paragraph 2:TOPIC SENTENCE: Common stories portray good and evil through both a protagonist and antagonist view.Paragraph 3: TOPIC SENTENCE: Significant morals and opinions are shown in stories made up of good and evil.Paragraph 4: TOPIC SENTENCE: Societies views have changes over time by the reality brought out in good and evil.Paragraph 5: CONCLUSION: Good and evil represent...   [tags: essays research papers]

Good Essays
575 words | (1.6 pages) | Preview

Analysis Of Sam Dillon 's What Corporate America Can 't Build A Sentence

- As the modern world continues to advance into a more digital age businesses are forced to use ever changing forms of communication. One of these new forms of communication is email. Today, business leaders in corporate America rely on email as a form of communication more than ever before. Although email was created many years ago, many people in corporate America remain untrained in email etiquette. This lack of proper training has cost billions to American businesses. In Sam Dillon 's "What Corporate America Can 't Build: A Sentence," Dillon uses rhetorical devices including statistics, metaphors, and expert opinion to more successfully aid in getting his message across to business leader...   [tags: Rhetoric, Rhetorical techniques, Communication]

Better Essays
1197 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

The Association Of Feathers And Forgiveness

- In each poem, I chose a different story to reflect an event that occurred in my life or a theme to deliver to my audience. For example, for the extended metaphor poem, I chose the topic of forgiveness and how it can heal our souls and help us move forward in our life. Therefore, I picked a simple metaphor, a feather, the structure of the feather and its common association with light weight helped in picturing the effect of forgiveness on ones soul. However, It was hard to associate the idea of the feature to different images and at the same time be explicit to the readers....   [tags: Poetry, Sentence]

Better Essays
1012 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Rhetorical Analysis Of ' A Library Is Both A Hallowed Sanctuary And The Darkest, Dankest, Dungeon

- A library is both a hallowed sanctuary and the darkest, dankest, dungeon. With this in mind, an angle of vision is being created. An angle of vision is not simply written; it is carefully and deliberately constructed through the proper use of five rhetorical strategies. Word choice, sentence structure, overt statements, figurative language, and selection and omission of details are the strategies used by writers to create the angle of vision. To understand these strategies I have written two paragraphs that are similar in description yet carry vastly different angles of vision....   [tags: Sentence, Word, Connotation, Angle]

Better Essays
1885 words | (5.4 pages) | Preview

The Service Learning Experience At Indian Bend Elementary School

- For the service learning experience, I observed Miss Carol Krag, a ELL teacher at Indian Bend elementary school. She has 24 years of teaching experience, her classroom is for 1st, but she has also 2nd graders that returned. There are 5 first graders and 12 second graders. I observed the classroom in two Fridays. First time from 12:45 to 3:15, the second time from 10:30 to almost 11:30. During the time I observed the schedule was 10:30 to 11:30 Grammar, 12:40 to 1:10 Oral English Conversation and vocabulary, 1:10 to 2:40 Reading, and writing, and then from 2:40 to 3:15 Math lab....   [tags: Sentence, Question, Grammar, Phrase]

Better Essays
1311 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Improvements to the Justice System in Native American Reservations

- The justice system of a society is the reflection of a society’s values and a flawed system is indicative of an unsafe society, a result that can be seen in Native American reservations (Identification of Controversy) (Lead). The justice system in Native American reservations should be improved by increasing the number of prosecuted crimes, increasing the severity of prison sentences by tribal courts, and by promoting the Violence Against Women Act (Thesis). The Justice Department declines too many serious crime cases, such as sexual abuse cases, to improve the statistics of crime in Native American Reservations (Topic Sentence)....   [tags: crime, prosecute, sentence]

Free Essays
534 words | (1.5 pages) | Preview

Investigating The Ability Of A Controlled Variable

- I. Purpose of Study The purpose of this study was to investigate the ability of two, three, and four-year old’s to reply to sentence focused questions, argument focused questions, and predicate focused questions based on both transitive and intransitive events. The authors expected the children to respond with transitivity as well as consistency. II. Rationale for the Study The authors pursued this study to experiment with a controlled variable. The authors suggested that presently there were three main research studies conducted to test children 's ability to answer questions, but the experimental methods differed....   [tags: Question, Sentence, Subject, Grammar]

Strong Essays
1053 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Analysis : ' The Sat '

- Specific Comments: Pg1, P1, L4 - Because “The SAT” alone is a fragmented sentence, I would consider that you link it with the sentence before it so that it reads “tradition: the SAT”. This would both be grammatically correct and maintain the flow of the piece. Pg1, P1, L4-6 - In my opinion, I feel as though this sentences read a bit awkwardly and would benefit from some slight restructuring. It seemed a little confusing to what the “intelligence” was referring to, and clarification seems necessary for the reader....   [tags: Grammar, Word, Phrase, Sentence]

Strong Essays
1697 words | (4.8 pages) | Preview

Presentation And Presentation Of Individual Oral Feedback

- I try to give thorough and constructive feedback both orally and written. Individual oral feedback is given on a consistent basis throughout whole-class instruction, monitoring, verbal expressions, and in small-group instruction. If verbally explaining or completing a sentence, I often prompt students until they are successful and give simple types of verbal praise (i.e. Good job, nice sentence, repeat the correct statements and nod my head, ‘I like how he used the word __’). I also give a lot of individual feedback when students are doing partner work....   [tags: Question, Sentence, Interrogative word]

Better Essays
1050 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Types Of Outlines Of An Outline

- Various Types of Outlines I would love to stand here and present an antidote to illustrating how useless an outline can be, but I would be doing you a huge injustice. To begin, an outline is a plan or general description of it without going in depth, a ruff draft. Different outlines give rise to different possibilities and uses. Some outlines are used to assist with the brainstorming process while others are used to assist in paragraph cohesion. The underline goal of an outline is to ensure that you organize your paper by checking to see if and how your ideas connect to each other, or whether you need to remove a point or two....   [tags: Writing, Sentence, Brainstorming, Idea]

Better Essays
1704 words | (4.9 pages) | Preview

Summary Of ' Northwoods Journal '

- The “Northwoods Journal”, is about Jim Brandenburg’s quest that takes place in Ely, Minnesota. Brandenburg wanted to challenge himself by taking one photo every day for 90 days. He will not have a second chance to change his F/stop or shutter speed to get the photograph correct. In the “Northwoods Journal”, he has many strong paragraphs, but the one that stood out to me was paragraph three. Brandenburg uses three writing strategies, descriptive words, sentence variety, and prepositions, to create a strong paragraph and engage an audience....   [tags: Word, Phrase, Sentence, Linguistics]

Better Essays
747 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

The Three Strikes Law : What Happens When People Continue Doing Bad Things Without Learning Their Lesson?

- The Three Strikes Law What happens when people continue doing bad things without learning their lesson. This is a question as a society we need to take into consideration. From the year 1991-1992 the violent crime rate in California increased by 14,000 (DisasterCenter). Due to these increasing crime rates the Three Strikes Law was created in 1994 in California and different versions were adopted into other states. This law was enacted to give repeat offenders longer sentences, sometimes sentences of 25 years to life....   [tags: Crime, Prison, Criminology, Sentence]

Better Essays
895 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

A Look at the Conflicts of the Juvinile Court System in “No Matter How Loud I Shout” by Edward Humes

- ... The adult court transfers are not the most effective way to reduce more juvenile crimes, although for extreme delinquents I think it is the best way to sentence them. The transfers do not do anything to prevent more crime; they just reduce some of the workload of the overloaded juvenile system. Ronald Duncan is one prime example of the failings of the juvenile court. It is the one case written about in the book, that the juvenile system has virtually no chance of saving the juvenile from further crime....   [tags: sentence, rehabilitation, remorse]

Powerful Essays
1392 words | (4 pages) | Preview

Analysis Of Stephen Crane 's ' Clockwork Angel '

- While the use of language by Stephen Crane does help facilitate the meaning of “Maggie: A Girl of the Streets,” there are ways in which it can be changed to reflect the time period of Cassandra Clare 's Clockwork Angel, without taking away from the overall message. This is accomplished by making the majority of the changes solely to the world building sections, rather than the dialog itself. Take for instance this section: Evenings during the week he took her to see plays in which the brain-clutching heroine was rescued from the palatial home of her guardian, who is cruelly after her bonds, by the hero with the beautiful sentiments....   [tags: Word, Phrase, Sentence]

Better Essays
757 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

Analysis Of Stephen Crane 's ' Clockwork Angel '

- While it has already been made clear that the use of language by Stephen Crane helps facilitate the meaning of the story, there are ways in which it can be changed to reflect the time period of Cassandra Clare 's Clockwork Angel, without taking away from the overall message. This is accomplished by making the majority of the changes solely to the world building sections, rather than the dialog itself. Take for instance this section: Evenings during the week he took her to see plays in which the brain-clutching heroine was rescued from the palatial home of her guardian, who is cruelly after her bonds, by the hero with the beautiful sentiments....   [tags: Word, Phrase, Sentence]

Better Essays
1048 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Semantic Choices a Writer Makes in the Construction of Meaning

- Introduction This paper aims to discuss the semantic choices that a writer makes in the construction of meaning to make sense of the text at morphology level, lexical level, sentence level as well as discourse level. Meanwhile, it would demonstrate how to share information between readers and writer at discourse level in the act of communication which implicated the teaching method in English classes. To fulfill this purpose, this paper is consisted in the following sections: morphology level analysis, lexical level analysis, semantic level analysis, discourse level analysis, implications for teaching and conclusion....   [tags: morphology, lexical and sentence levels]

Powerful Essays
1623 words | (4.6 pages) | Preview

Investigating The Ability Of An Study

- I.Purpose of Study A. The purpose of this study is to investigate the ability. of two, three, and four year olds to answer various types of questions appropriately, consistently, and with transitivity. B. What is the “Statement This information can usually be found at the end of the Introduction/Literature Review Section of the Article. II.Rationale for the Study (Theory behind the study) A. What led the author(s) to pursue the study. The authors criticized the fact that in past research on this topic the methods differed....   [tags: Sentence, Question, Answer, Subject]

Strong Essays
1145 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

Analysis Of Peter Hawkins 's ' Once Of A House On Fire '

- ‘Once in a House on Fire’ was set in the 1970’s Manchester, where she was born. It is a memoir that Andrea’s writes to express her difficult childhood and the idea that she uses detailed sensory language, as if it was portrayed like a novel. Throughout her life she suffered untold sadness from the death of her father to the introduction of her new stepfather. This essay explores Andrea themes of emotional, physical and mental abuse, which is prevalent throughout the text. The essay has an exploration of many specific language techniques and sentence types to build a negative impression of Peter Hawkins....   [tags: Sentence, Question, Phrase, Exclamation]

Better Essays
1155 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

The Importance Of A Good Language?

- Many of us are searching for methods that would help to improve English, because we understand that the language says a lot about a person, and thus will be an indicator of education and character. Competent speech is a clear indicator of how diligent people, as far as he respects himself and others, as far as he is intelligent. Good language plays a very important role when we want to get a job, go to our friends and family. Grammar and vocabulary are the most important part of English language....   [tags: Linguistics, Grammar, Sentence, Language]

Better Essays
1248 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

My Definition Of Art Is Based Upon My Personal Life Experience

- My definition of art is based upon my personal life experience in which anything created by an individual can bring unique beauty to the world. As a writer, I am an artist. As dancing allows me to transform emotions into movement, composing a piece of literature, permits me to convert my thoughts and ideas into concrete words. The ability to create physical matter out of something abstract such as emotion, thoughts, and ideas is a gift many over look as an ordinary phenomenon. Based on opinion, there are many aspects that create the sum of an extraordinary piece of writing, personally, I believe the main characteristics are originality, style, evidence, support, organization, and revision....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Art, Sentence]

Better Essays
708 words | (2 pages) | Preview

The Oregon Prison System Should Use A Re Entry Program For All Prisoners

- Dr. Coogle You need an introduction leading to your claim. The Oregon prison system should incorporate a re-entry program for all prisoners when their term is up that will take place outside of prison and focus on helping them find jobs. The re-entry programs will provide ex prisoners a job that will help them gain skills and a job experience. The government would be paying for part of the programs and any money donated will be very helpful for the program to run. The program will provide jobs to all ex prisoners for 18 months and once the time is up new people will be coming in to receive the same help....   [tags: Prison, Recidivism, Penology, Sentence]

Better Essays
1910 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

I Performed A Miscue Analysis For Student Students

- I performed a miscue analysis for Student A in order to determine her strengths and weaknesses as a reader. Student A was able to self correct while reading when something didn’t sound correct to her, she was also able to recall key details about the reading. Student A read too fast to pause at punctuation and she also had trouble making inferences about a text after reading. While reading, when a word did not seem to make sense, Student A was able to correct on her own without having to take much time to make the correction....   [tags: Question, Sentence, Reading, Reading]

Better Essays
1102 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

The Musical Sound Of Hoof Beats

- “The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.” Maya Angelou an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist penned these words; consequently, she expressed exactly how I like to write. I do not endeavor for my writing to only be smooth and polished; rather, I would prefer my writing to reach deep within the souls of the readers so that they find themselves living my words rather than merely reading them. I have discovered that in order to accomplish this task I should assess my strengths and their benefits, also my weaknesses and what I can do to improve....   [tags: Sentence, Question, Learning, Word]

Better Essays
843 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Oral Language And The Early Childhood Classroom

- 1. Why is oral language important in the early childhood classroom. List at least three ways (with examples) that we as teachers can support oral language in our classrooms. Oral language is important in early childhood for several reasons. One oral language is the foundation for student learning. Second oral language is essential for literacy learning and successful use of language is critical for students’ wellbeing. Almost all classroom-based literacy learning depends on oral language. Teachers should always implement oral language in their classrooms because it can lend to enhanced student learning in several ways....   [tags: Reading, Orthography, Sentence, Reading]

Better Essays
1404 words | (4 pages) | Preview

Criminals Of The United States

- Criminals in the United States often get an unfair prison sentence due to the current imperfect system. The laws and guidelines that are used to determine an offender 's sentence are greatly flawed. Some crimes are much more severe than others; therefore using the same rules and regulations for all crimes as if they are all the same is unfitting. A drug dealer, a murder, and a fraudster could receive the same amount of prison time which is clearly unfair and unreasonable. Changing the guidelines that are followed would be lawful and the morally right thing to do....   [tags: Crime, Misdemeanor, Prison, Sentence]

Better Essays
817 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

No Name Women By Maxine Hong Kingston

- Maxine Hong Kingston’s piece “No Name Women” emphasizes on the Chinese social and cultural values. Being humiliated and condemned by the follow village members was one of the top reasons to be shun by the Chinese society in the early 1900’s . The opening line “you must not tell anyone” reflects that secrecy of the Chinese lifestyle. However Kingston’s mother clearly defies this norm and relates the dark family secret to her, which she further retells to the readers. The use of the word “you” in the opening sentence as the opening word commands the reader’s attention....   [tags: Culture, China, Question, Sentence]

Better Essays
707 words | (2 pages) | Preview

Comparing Life Inside A Prison And Life On The Outside Of Prison

- The Difference and Similarities between Life inside a Prison and Life on the Outside for the Convict and Ex-convict certainly has its ups, downs, highs, and lows. Convicts that have been incarcerated for quite some time continue to live life on the outside of prison as if they were still behind those walls. From going to bed early, waking up early, and even eating some of the same foods they ate while being in prison. One man made it through his entire jail sentence by committing himself to exercising every day and was released and kept his exact exercise routine....   [tags: Prison, Convict, Crime, Sentence]

Better Essays
1287 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Short Story : ' A Little Boy 's First Day Jitters '

- On November 1, I performed another read aloud but with my practicum placement class. This class is a kindergarten class and full of 5 to 7 year old students. There are 15 boys and 7 girls. I surveyed the class on their likes and interests and majority said they loved Kindergarten. So, I chose Jake Starts School. This books depicts a little boy’s first day jitters. He is excited for his first day but extremely scared once he meets his teacher and classmates. He is physically clinging onto his parents and no one can convince him to enter the classroom alone....   [tags: Sentence, Question, Reading, Answer]

Better Essays
1324 words | (3.8 pages) | Preview

Graduation Speech : Students ' Individual Strengths And Weaknesses

- Prior to this semester, I had never tutored a student individually in a school system. These tutoring sessions were just as invaluable to me as they were to my student. I was able to obtain knowledge and experience that will help me in the upcoming years as a teacher. I recognize that as a teacher, it is unlikely that I will be able to have the opportunity to spend much one on one time with all of my students; but I learned that it is imperative to make a special effort to consider each students’ individual needs while preparing a lesson....   [tags: Sentence, Question, Reading comprehension]

Better Essays
1124 words | (3.2 pages) | Preview

The Crimes and Trial of Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsy

- ... Hawke-Petit and killing the daughters, who died of smoke inhalation. Mr. Komisarjevsy was held accountable for his crimes against the Petit family in a separate trial. He was convicted of the killings and a slew of other crimes, including sexually assaulting the 11-year-old and taking indecent pictures of her on his cellphone. Although the two men faced two different trials, and juries, both men were sentenced to death. Komisarjevsy’s lawyers were adamant about changing his sentence due to his past....   [tags: murder, damaged, sentence]

Better Essays
674 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

Integration Is A Form Of Adapting Back From A Unified State

- Re-Integration Reintegration is a form of adapting back to an environment you were once so very familiar with, to restore one’s self to a unified state. In questioning a former inmate I asked him, what was the culture like in prison vs. society. His response was, you know you will do and what you will not do as well as what you will do and will not do. You have to continuously watch your back. Sleep with one eye open, watch your back in the showers and find a way to protect yourself. Don’t fall in manipulation of the prisoners some have nothing to lose, while others are just trying to find a way out....   [tags: Prison, Crime, Sentence, Criminology]

Strong Essays
1167 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

Capital Punishment: California's Financial Burden and Legal Nightmare

- Capital Punishment in the state of California represents the ideals of justice in no way which can justify the great financial and legal burden required to maintain a system that has not actually put any person to death since 2006. It is somewhat of a mystery why California voters allow the process to continue despite having opportunities on fairly recent ballots to discontinue the practice. The current implementation of capital punishment in the state of California spends large amounts of money on the many legal proceedings and processes, while carrying out so few executions of death row prisoners that some would label California as a “De-facto prohibition” state regarding it's practices o...   [tags: inneficient, ineffective, death sentence]

Powerful Essays
1436 words | (4.1 pages) | Preview

Grammatical Processing in Language Learners

- The keynote article “Grammatical processing in language learners” by Clahsen and Felser, aimed to compare the grammatical processing in adult native speakers, child first language learners, and adult second language learners (L2ers) (3). The authors examined works that observed the processing of morphology, ambiguous sentences, and syntactic dependencies before going into their general discussion in which they summarize the results and suggest the shallow structure hypothesis. The first topic looked at by Clahsen and Felser was morphological processing....   [tags: sentence processing, languages processing ]

Better Essays
982 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Sins inThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- “Be true. Be true. Be true. Show freely to the world, if not your worst, yet some trait whereby the worst may be inferred” (Hawthorne). As this sentence is read in the The Scarlet Letter, the reader will realize that the main theme of the book is the sentence above. Throughout the book, secret sin damages the lives, soul, and the integrity of the main characters. However, it could have easily been evaded through open confession of their sins. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s purpose in writing this novel is an attempt to influence the reader to openly confess their sins and never be ashamed of who they are....   [tags: sentence, guilt, witchcraft trials]

Powerful Essays
1526 words | (4.4 pages) | Preview

Questions On The Performance Of An Client

- Session Objective: The client will produce two word utterances containing velar sounds (g/k) in the initial, medial, and final position with 80% accuracy with moderate occasional cues. Target Behavior: produce two word utterances containing velar sounds (g/k) in the initial, medial, and final position Criteria: with 80% accuracy with moderate occasional cues Materials & How Used: The clinician used pictures on a laptop, a whiteboard, and a digital writing tablet. The clinician showed a picture on a laptop that encouraged the use of a /k/ or /g/ sound....   [tags: Sentence, Phrase, Word, Phoneme]

Better Essays
1049 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Questions On The Workplace And Throughout My Education

- After reading a few articles from the Forsyth Library I found that one of them applied more so than the rest “8 Tips to strengthen your writing” Ann Handley. I found that out of the eight tips I could actively apply four of them to every paper and written assignment that I am tasked to complete both in the workplace and throughout my education. First, more often than not I continuously use more adverbs than active verbs. Secondly, I am “sucker” for clichés and those canned statements that don’t belong in every sentence and paragraph that I am writing....   [tags: Writing, Paper, Sentence, Proofreading]

Better Essays
1008 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.


Your search returned over 400 essays for "sentence"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>