Your search returned 200 essays for "sentence":
1  2  3    Next >>

How to Write an Expository Essay

- How to Write an Expository Essay When writing an essay, follow these eight basic steps: Select a topic: Be sure the topic is narrow enough to make it manageable within the space of an essay Write a thesis sentence: Be sure the thesis statement(or sentence) expresses a controlling idea that is neither too broad nor too specific to be developed effectively Select a method of development: Check through all the methods before you finally settle on the one which will best serve your thesis: definition example compare and contrast cause and effect classification process analysis Organize the essay: Begin by listing the major divisions which the body paragraphs in your essay will disc...   [tags: Expository Essay]

Free Essays
298 words | (0.9 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

topic sentence

- Vegetarianism and Cancer Being a vegetarian is becoming more and more popular in today’s society with the need to be politically correct. As doctors look further in to this lifestyle they are finding more and more benefits to a person being a vegetarian. In an article entitled “Vegetarian Diets During Cancer Treatment” written by Donna Paglia, M.S., R.D. discuss the benefits to being a vegetarian as far as cancer goes. Within the article she discuss the research that shows that by having a vegetarian diet you can reduce your cancer rates....   [tags: essays research papers]

Free Essays
387 words | (1.1 pages) | Preview

How To Write An A Essay

- An “A” Essay With these simple steps, anybody can write an “A” quality essay. All it takes is a well written introduction, body and conclusion. These steps are a lot easier than most people make them out to be. The first, and most important, step to writing an “A” essay is the introduction. The purpose of the introduction is to get the reader’s attention. The introduction should also let the reader know the contents of your essay. To get the reader’s attention use a lead-in. a lead-in is a sentence or phrase that captures the interest of the reader....   [tags: essays research papers]

Free Essays
414 words | (1.2 pages) | Preview

US v Moreno

- United States vs. Carlos Alfonso Moreno On July 12, 2004, Carlos Alfonso Moreno appeared before the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. He brought before the court an appeal challenging the district court’s calculation of his sentencing under the United States Sentencing Guideline. The panel determined after reviewing his case that an oral argument would not be necessary. They were able to look at the details of his case and make their decision. Mr. Moreno was charged in district court with various drug offenses and with being a felon in possession of a firearm....   [tags: essays research papers]

Free Essays
447 words | (1.3 pages) | Preview

Edwards' Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

- Edwards' "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" The passages given from the Edwards' 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God'; and the opening sentence of the Declaration both include many points such as the tone, diction, and syntax. The points shown throughout each sentence aims for the intent of obtaining the attention of the audience. The way each sentence is arranged with its own syntax can very well appeal to listeners, depending on its structure and imagery. Within the given sentence excerpt from Edwards' 'Sinners in the Hand of an Angry God'; you may perceive that the speaker is undoubtedly reaching for the audiences attention without sustaining his harsh yet fearful manner....   [tags: Edwards Sinners Angry God Essays]

Good Essays
483 words | (1.4 pages) | Preview

Ahmedi Man Convicted over Blasphemy Charges

- Ahmedi man convicted over Blasphemy charges The country’s controversial blasphemy laws are again in the spotlight as a court in the garrison city of Rawalpindi has handed down a death sentence to a 70 year old British man over this contentious issue. Muhammad Asghar, belonging to the minority Ahmedi sect, was found to be writing letters claiming to be a prophet after which he was apprehended by the police in 2010. The special court inside Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail, where Asghar is being held, rejected defense claims."Asghar claimed to be a prophet even inside the court....   [tags: muslim, pakistan, death sentence]

Good Essays
518 words | (1.5 pages) | Preview

Adapting Vocabulary of Document to Reach a Certain Audience

- Using simple phraseology, shorter sentences, and common sense are all options for preparing a document for a specific audience. Catering to the group of people is relevant so that they are lured in and can comprehend the lesson. After composing a technical or specialized writing, it is important that the author has an established writing style that he or she can edit for different types of essays and audiences. Depending on the audience, the type of vocabulary used in a document can play a big factor in how well the lesson is understood....   [tags: phraseology, writing techniques]

Good Essays
532 words | (1.5 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

Ancient Slavery: Death Senetence or Life Opportunity?

- In Aristotle's "Justifying Slavery" and Seneca's "On Master and Slave," the two authors express their opposing sentiments on the principles of slavery. While Aristotle describes slavery as predestined inferiority, evidenced greatly by physical attributes, Seneca emphasizes the importance of "philosophical" freedom as opposed to physical freedom. (p. 58). The authors' contrasting views are disclosed in their judgments on the morality of slavery, the degree of freedom all people possess at birth, and the balance of equality between a slave and his master....   [tags: Slavery Essays]

Good Essays
547 words | (1.6 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

My Experience of Using Reading Strategies

- ... In general, the postscript contained conclusions of all previous chapters and the author added some new ideas and explanations since this chapter was written seven year after the book was first published. A theory that the author held on throughout the book was that every scientific community consists of scientists who have undergone similar educations and professional trainings. Although they are brilliant and well educated, they have their own specialties. So translations, by which Kuhn means using different but proper languages to express a experimental result so that scientists in various fields can understand each other better and seek help from others, always exist within those sci...   [tags: read, title, efficiency, practice, sentence]

Good Essays
564 words | (1.6 pages) | Preview

Writing Persuasive or Argumentative Essays

- Everyone needs to know how to write a persuasive essay. It's actually not as difficult as it seems. Give yourself time. Trying to cram an entire 5 paragraph persuasive essay within 100 minutes is not a good idea. Allow yourself enough time to brainstorm, write, and proofread. Put as much effort into your paper as you can in the time period you are given, including the steps below. Brainstorm. Writing a persuasive essay is very much like writing an ordinary paper. Of course, before you begin, you have to come up with a good solid view, a foundation which you can base your entire paper on....   [tags: Writing an Essay]

Free Essays
574 words | (1.6 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

Mandatory Minimum Sentences are Cruel and Unusual Punishment

- Mandatory Minimum Sentences are Cruel and Unusual Punishment Two decades ago it was not uncommon for Americans to believe they had one of the best criminal justice systems in the world. Unfortunately, with the enormous drug trade coming to a pinnacle and the effects of drugs on more and more suburban youth, the government felt a desperate measure had to be taken. In the mid-1980’s congress passed a series of strict laws to keep illegal drugs off the street....   [tags: Papers]

Better Essays
594 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

Married individuals are more likely to support the death penalty than individuals who were never married.

- Hypothesis 1: Married individuals are more likely to support the death penalty than individuals who were never married. From the evidence this appears to be true. The data shows that 73.2% of married individuals support the death penalty while only 59.2% of those who were never married support the death penalty. However, when looking at other groups of single individuals such as those who have been widowed, divorcees, or separated respondents, the results are different. These groups have 70.1%, 70.1%, and 77.8% support for the death penalty respectively....   [tags: Statistics on death sentence]

Free Essays
599 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

My Mistakes and Improvements in Writing

- ... Also, reading out loud, it helps to notice grammatical errors. Although I have acquired helpful reading, writing, and analytical skills, I am not an expert in any of them. I still struggle at noticing my mistakes and knowing when to make the proper correction. For instance, in my essay “We Are Where We Come From”(Essay 2) after knowing most of these skills I still managed to make a lot of mistakes such as run-ons, fragments, and other errors. An example of one of my run-ons is “Without our families to give us a sense of who we are the world would be like the Dead Sea full of lost souls searching for their personal identity.” This run-on is missing a comma after “are”, and before “world”....   [tags: reflective essay, run on sentences, ]

Better Essays
614 words | (1.8 pages) | Preview

Grammatical Style in Lumpkin’s The Making of a Southerner

- Effective Use of Grammatical Style in Lumpkin’s The Making of a Southerner Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin has many effective uses of grammatical style. In the first full paragraph on page 86 of The Making of a Southerner this is evidenced. She begins the sentence with an adverbial which ties this paragraph to the previous one. Lumpkin uses the quotation “’stir up the Negroes’” to cause the reader to feel like he/she is present during this time period. The quotation draws the reader into the paragraph because of its status as a first-hand account, which lends credibility to the argument being presented....   [tags: Lumpkin Making Southerner]

Free Essays
659 words | (1.9 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

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

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

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

On Fredrich Von Hayek and John Maynard Keynes Sentences

- Sentences are, simply constructed to translate thought into words. The nature of how a writer compose their sentences are predicated by the text’s rhetorical situation. The purpose for this essay is to examining the totality of rhetorical situations upon two sentences from separate texts to critically analyse how the author employed techniques in order to connect with their audience, as well as parsing the cultural context of the authors of two separate sentences. I have chosen two sentences from a collection of academically contentious letters, exchanged between Friedrich von Hayek and John Maynard Keynes, revolving around the contestability of economic policy....   [tags: stylistic differences, philosophical analysis]

Better Essays
698 words | (2 pages) | Preview

Juvenile Justice: Should Teenagers Be Sentences As Adults

- Many people assume that teenagers should not be sentenced as adults, because their brain is not fully developed. On the other hand, people believe if teenagers commit crimes then they need to have consequences for their actions. According to the Campaign for Youth Justices, about 250,000 teenagers are tried, sentenced, or incarcerated as adults every year in the United States (Campaign for Youth Justices 3). Therefore, charging teenagers as adults is fair, because they are human beings just like adults....   [tags: crime, action, teenagers, adults]

Better Essays
719 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

God 's First Choice Of God

- ... However, as Sinai shook with the power of God speaking, Israel stood afar off. Moses was the only one at that time who drew near to where God was. On the top of that desert mountain, God gave Moses His Word. He gave him commandments, ordinances, and patterns by which to live. This began the relationship of God with man through His written word. God began to move on men to pen His Word, to record the uniqueness and realness of God as He spoke. His desire to be a personal, covenant God was seen repeatedly as He spoke His word to the heart of men....   [tags: Sentence, Question, Interrogative word, Answer]

Better Essays
740 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

Never Let Me Go Lecture

- ... That is what I saw, it wasn’t really you, what you were doing, I know that. But I saw you and it broke my heart, and I’ve never forgotten” (pg 272) After that I became more interested into what the presenter might have to say about the book. Because the quote it self made me think more about the book. Even if the author only portrayed it after a boarding school that they saw. It then make me think what I felt from that boarding school to write a book about it. That also make me listen to any important points that I hear from the lecturers....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Psychology, Sentence]

Better Essays
744 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

The Is The Smallest Sound Units That Have A Distinct Sounds Within Different Languages

- ... Phonology refer to the study of the systematic ways in which sounds can be combined and altered in languages. Such as phonological rules, ways phoneme could be joined. Morphology is the study of rules that put the sounds together in a coherent way that allows listeners to figure out the meaning of the words when communicating with people. Words are the smallest units in language. The units of language is challenging for most nonnative speakers; that are learning the English language because different languages have their own set of rules of organizing morphemes and phones....   [tags: Linguistics, Semantics, Phonology, Phrase]

Better Essays
747 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

Sentencing Of The State Of Texas

- Sentencing in the State of Texas Over the years sentencing in the United States has undergone several dramatic changes. In the eighteenth century, the sentencing of criminal defendants was left to juries. If a defendant was convicted, the jury decided the facts that would affect sentencing, and a predetermined sentence was imposed based on those findings. In the late eighteenth century, legislatures began to prescribe imprisonment as punishment, replacing such punishments as public whipping and confinement in stocks....   [tags: Prison, Crime, Murder, Life imprisonment]

Better Essays
752 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

Analysis Of Stephen Crane 's ' Clockwork Angel '

- ... Rather than starting out with the word “evenings,” it is more common to start off with the prepositional phrase, “during the week.” While this removes the clarification of the character taking her out during evenings, this can be remedied by using evening as an adjective in front of plays. This way, the overall meaning of the line is retained, but the sentence structure is more typical of current language practices. There are other instances throughout the work that could benefit from similarly small syntax changes....   [tags: Word, Phrase, Sentence]

Better Essays
757 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

How An Activity With The Class

- ... First, I decided that I would make a presentation for the class to view. I decided on this method for my presentation because it gives the viewer an idea of how creative one can be with these poems. After deciding on the form, I really wanted my classmates to get a sense of how easy it is to express yourself with these poems. I decided that I would pick two articles that go together but in an unconventional way. The first article was about the essence of the heart and the second article was about the influences the brain plays....   [tags: Word, Phrase, Sentence, Poetry]

Better Essays
758 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

Prison Overcrowiding and the Laws that Made Them that Way

- One of the major reasons that prisons have overcrowded is that crime control strategies and legislative changes have meant longer sentencing (Mcshane, 2008). A study in 2006 showed the change in the State and Federal prison population from 1990 to 2005. In 1990 there was a total of 773,124 inmates. In 2005, that number increased to 2,186,230 (Harrison & Beck, 2006). The three- strikes laws has a great impact on the overpopulation of our prison systems because it means more life sentencing with a lesser possibility of parole for most offenders....   [tags: three-strikes law, crime control strategies]

Better Essays
768 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

The New Booking Diversion Program

- ... Jurisdictions that have diversion programs have a greater liability; if criminal justice personnel misdiagnose an offender, their department can be open to a lawsuit. 2. (1) The purpose of the presentence investigation is to provide the court with accurate, relevant, and timely data. The information in the report helps assist the court with deciding on a reasonable sentence. (2) The report assists prison and jail institutions with classifying inmates and helps find institutional programs that are suitable to the inmates needs while they are incarcerated....   [tags: Crime, Prison, Criminal justice, Sentence]

Better Essays
777 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

Rhetorical Devices Used in Queen Elizabeth's Speech

- Through her speech, Queen Elizabeth inspired her people to fight for the country of England against the Spaniards. Queen Elizabeth persuaded the English troops to defend their country with rhetoric devices such as diction, imagery, and sentence structure to raise their morale and gain loyalty as a woman in power. Queen Elizabeth skillfully used diction throughout her speech to motivate the troops. In the speech, Queen Elizabeth used the word “we” four times to underscore her feeling of unity between her and her country....   [tags: diction, imagery, structure]

Better Essays
779 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

The Crime Of The Uk Prison Population

- In history, crimes have been dealt with by the justice system according to its severity as well as the offender: if the crime committed was not very serious and the offender was deemed “non-delinquent”, or “free of any real criminal disposition”, they would be cautioned or fined. However, were the crime a more serious one and the offender appeared to have a “criminal character”, they would receive more severe and more deterrent punishment (Garland, 2001: 42). In more recent years, numbers of the UK prison population have been on the rise – less serious crimes have been more severely punished - whereas the number of financial penalties issued to offenders have been falling (Cavadino & Dignan,...   [tags: Prison, Crime, Criminal justice, Sentence]

Better Essays
784 words | (2.2 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

An Individual 's Level Of Trauma

- ... Evaluating an individual’s level of trauma is potentially insightful. If an individual has experienced a great deal of trauma in their life, they may either internalize it, or act it out. In this questionnaire trauma is broken down into categories of physical and or emotional trauma, which potentially assists in helping a person work through their trauma. A person, who likes the feel of power, and intimidating others, can be alarming. This next section inquires whether an individual feels powerless, or likes having power over others....   [tags: Emotion, Abuse, Question, Sentence]

Better Essays
795 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Wittgenstein: Independent Logic

- Profound ideas often arise out of the most uncanny situations. Ludwig Wittgenstein composed what may be the most influential philosophical work of the twentieth century as a prisoner of war during the First World War. His poignant writings included many propositions that flew in the face of contemporary philosophers at the time, unveiling a new perspective from which to consider the study of logic. While peers struggled with the rules governing the logic of semantics, Wittgenstein sought to emphasize the whimsical nature of language....   [tags: Philosophy]

Better Essays
796 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

The Use of Punctuation Marks in the Writing of Libyan Students

- “Punctuation marks are the main means of showing the grammatical organisation of what you write. Hide the punctuation and you hide the grammatical structure. And if you hide the grammatical structure, you hide the meaning of what you are trying to say.” Crystal (1996:151) maintains. As punctuation is relevant to and necessary to grammar (as above quotation states), a significant cause of EFL learner and Arab EFL writer low punctuation proficiency is the incorrect application of rules (Al-Jarf, 2001)....   [tags: Education, English Grammar]

Better Essays
802 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Pro Life Sentence Vs. Pro Death Sentence

- ... However, if my findings support my thesis, I do believe it will be hard to ignore the fact our tax dollars are being squandered immensely on a broken system that does nothing to help correct behaviors that got individuals there in the first place. In order to make a well-based argument I will research the costs associated with prison to determine the exact cost per person per year. From there I will (or could) go in two directions. First, I will apply these monetary findings to the individual cases from the documentary....   [tags: Prison, Murder, Capital punishment, Penology]

Better Essays
816 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Peer Review : Olivia Teter

- ... I would try to rearrange phrase, condense the information, or split the sentences into multiple sentences to avoid this. Also, you change the spacing between paragraphs four and five. I think this is just a mistake, but make sure to remain consistent in spacing. Your overall organization is very effective, and your transitions are strong between paragraphs. Your introduction really helps set up a strong paper, and your conclusion is effective as well. Score: 3 Overall: In the second-to-last sentence of your second paragraph you say that Cleopatra lived “centuries ago,” but to strengthen the moment of antiquity, you could say “millennia ago” because this is still correct....   [tags: Logic, Critical thinking, Sentence, Reasoning]

Better Essays
833 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Literary Elements Used in My Essays

- As always, my essays usually turn out to be dry and monotonous, but undeniably extensive in informative flesh and teeth. My words could be called repetitive by a few, tiresome by some, but exhaustive by most. I always employ long, winding descriptions to the simplest thing, usually stringing a series of dependent thoughts together at a melodramatic pace. Long sentences that are unequally formed in a series of dependent clauses that eventually ends with the fundamental idea at the end of the sentence becomes a signature flourish in my literary style....   [tags: syntax, complex, sentences, writing, style]

Better Essays
837 words | (2.4 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

What I Learned About Different Grammar, Expressionas And Idioms I Had Never Heard

- ... First thing is the importance of preposition. Actually, when we describe how to find the way, we use preposition, such as in, out, on, along and around. All of preposition is used when indicating a direction without exception. Next, the second thing is importance of transition. When we describe a direction, we also use transition when we explain some intricate road, such as the word and, or, after and next. It helps other to follow the instructions. To sum up, indication of direction is one of the representative instructions, and transitions and prepositions are important depend on how it is used well in describing the direction Secondly, I think asking clarifying questions and confirmin...   [tags: Sentence, Question, Interrogative word]

Better Essays
858 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

Life Sentences and Sex Offenders

- Human Rights Watch, a world-class independent organization, state on their site: “Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world” (Human Rights Watch). In 2007, they published No Easy Answer, which deals with how sex offenders are affected by being registered as sex offenders. They claim that it is injustice to “label” a person for their entire life for a bad decision they made as a child. I could not agree more, but what the good people at Humans Rights Watch are forgetting is that those are not the only people on the sex offenders’ registry; there are those with unspeakable crimes....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

Better Essays
861 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

Sentencing Models and The Correctional System

- How have sentencing models impacted corrections. Be sure to address the four types of sentencing models and the issues surrounding them (equity, truth-in-sentencing and proportionality). Sentencing models are plans or strategies developed for imposing punishment for crimes committed. During the 19th century these punishments were normally probation, fines and flat sentences. When someone was given a flat sentence, he or she had to serve the entire sentence without parole or early release. However, by the end of the 19th century the new models were developed....   [tags: Crime & Punishment]

Better Essays
862 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

What Makes A Wrong?

- ... To fight this is to fight one’s mind; without closure the mind wonders, the answer of there being no answer is not acceptable. Therefore, the reader must choose whether or not to accept the statements above. “No one can be right without someone/something being wrong. Thusly, all things are wrong until proven otherwise. To prove this true or untrue would be to prove this point; thusly, acknowledging that it is so.” To acknowledging this as a question is to set-up a logical fallacy, therefore the only way to acknowledging this as fact is to discredited what facts make facts....   [tags: Question, Critical thinking, Sentence, Proposition]

Better Essays
871 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

Public Policy on Third-Strike Law

- Three-strike law is ineffective, inefficient and costly. The costly and controversial three-strike law does nothing to prevent crime despite increasing population of state prisons (Miller, 2012). The public of America find crime rates alarming. The crime rates are high and people feel like prisoners in their homes, afraid of venturing out because of fear of becoming another statistic figure. For the past two decades, federal and state crime control and prevention policies base on belief that harsh statutes will prevent people from committing crime....   [tags: crime prevention, sentence, prison]

Better Essays
875 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

What Do You Want For When You Grow Up?

- ... I can remember a time where that question caused me major anxiety. This specific time was when an adult asked me the question, and when I answered with my long childish list, they said “you silly girl you can only pick one.” As I continued the video “Has that question ever caused you anxiety?” (TEDtalk) was the next question that was asked. The timing of this question was perfect. Emilie paused and looked out into the audience as if she had also experienced this moment full of anxiety, confusion, and the sense of wrong doing....   [tags: Question, Sentence, Interrogative word]

Better Essays
887 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

My Experience At The Park

- ... When she told me this I was surprise because I knew she felt, however I never thought someone else could feel the exact same way. I felt a connection with the first answer she gave me. I went on to the second question which was one of the questions I had ready just in case I reacted the way I did to the first question. I asked Karina “What makes you remember this pressure?”. I asked her this question because I knew from my personal experienced that there’s constantly something that makes people who are under this type of pressure remember it....   [tags: Question, Sentence, Interrogative word, Answer]

Better Essays
898 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Serial Killer: Sean Vicent Gills

- Sean Vincent Gills was born June 24, 1962, in Baton Rouge, LA to Norman and Yvonne Gillis. His father died of acholism when Gills was just a young boy. His mom working a full time job at a local television station struggled to take care of Gills. Her parents often looked at after him. As a child Gills was thought to be normal. His mother was quoted saying that “I used to call him my little blue-eyed angel. This is the person I loved most in this world.” It wasn’t until his teenage years when others began to see a different side of him....   [tags: victims, sentence, life in prison]

Better Essays
902 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Purpose And Design Of A Research

- ... We asked the questions we want the most accurate data for first, as well as the questions that may be influenced by previous questions. The questions included questions on political party alignment and which politician the survey participant would be most likely to vote for. We did not want these questions manipulated in any way. If they were asked later in the survey, we may have not gotten accurate data on them because often people want to be consistent with their previous answers and do not want to contradict themselves....   [tags: Question, Answer, Political party, Sentence]

Strong Essays
903 words | (2.6 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 Disparity Of Federal Sentencing : Noncitizen Crime As A Social / Group Threat

- ... The second hypothesis proposed that citizen offenders would receive longer prison terms in their sentences than non-citizens. Additionally, their third hypothesis conjectured that large non-citizen populations would correlate with lengthier prison terms for all offenders, regardless of citizenship status. Following up on the third hypothesis, hypothesis four stated that federal districts with a large non-citizen population would result in longer prison terms for non-citizen offenders than districts with a much smaller non-citizen population....   [tags: Crime, Prison, Criminal justice, Sentence]

Better Essays
923 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Formalistic Approach to Broumas' Little Red Riding Hood

- Formalistic Approach to Broumas' Little Red Riding Hood At first glance, one might think that this particular piece of Broumas' work would be a suitable substitute for Winnie the Pooh while rocking the kids to sleep. However, upon deeper inspection, you would probably think "Oh my God" and thank the heavens above that you didn't just scar your children for life. While not suitable for small children, this piece does lend itself to some rather intense interpretation based on the word choice, repetition, and allusions presented....   [tags: Little Red Riding Hood]

Better Essays
924 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

The War on Drugs: The House I live In Documentary

- A Nameless Inmate shouts to the camera behind bars in the Documentary “The house I Live In, he shouted “Just wipe me out straight off the map for nothing. 57 years for a small rock . I wanna know why i’m treated like I murder somebody. The war on drugs, a war made invisible to society, but one of the most destructive wars in our nation today.Politician’s call it a successful proposition for the nation, following the motto- go hard or go home,Politician's Increasing the sentencing of drug related crimes by the hour, Law enforcements cleaning up the streets.Locking up every drug offender that cross their paths....   [tags: law enforcement, sentence, minorities]

Better Essays
927 words | (2.6 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

A Study On How Breathing, Phonation And Articulation Work Together With Appropriate Vocabulary

- ... At the beginning of this segment, the clinician explains the different types of stuttering to the client and how he can stutter in these different ways. For example, he asks the child to stutter hard at the beginning of his name. The boy reacts to this by mentioning that playing with his stutter, makes his stutter his friend instead of his enemy. Followed by this, the clinician asks the boy to talk and once he stutters, they discuss what kind of stutter happened. For example, the boy stammers on the /s/ in the word “sun.” The boy describes it as a hard stutter, and therefore they focus on loosening the /s/....   [tags: Stuttering, Cluttering, Dyslexia, Sentence]

Better Essays
953 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Those Winter Sundays By Robert Hayden

- ... The poet ends this stanza with “No one ever thanked him.” The other of his families becomes accustomed to what he did and without grateful to it. The poet present writes his memories. He adding the last sentence also shows his regretting to his father – why doesn’t he feel grateful to his father. Follows is the next stanza, “I’d wake and hear the cold splintering, breaking. / When the rooms were warm, he’d call, / and slowly I would rise and dress, / fearing the chronic angers of that house,” While the focus of the first stanza is on his dad, now the poet pays attention to himself....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme, Sentence, Stanza]

Better Essays
955 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Benjamin Franklin's "Arriving at Perfection"

- Perfection. Can any one person be perfect. Benjamin Franklin believed that he could accomplish this task. Benjamin Franklin was known for being a cognizant and diligent perfectionist. During his lifetime, many people were concerned with correcting themselves of any fault that they may have had. Benjamin Franklin did have an interesting way to proclaim how he, could show everyone how to be perfect. He believes that he can make himself perfect. Even though his ways of being perfect are not the same as everyone else's ideas, he still tries to show them he can be perfect....   [tags: American Literature]

Good Essays
956 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

An Investigation And Gathering Facts That Can Make A Good Witness

- ... Some cases that you have to testify at you might have a certain opinion about the case, but that opinion could completely opposite form the truth. It is not up to the witness to give their opinion on how they feel the outcome of the case should go. The only wat for a witness’s opinion to count is if they were an expert witness for the specific question at hand. The third thing that can make a good witness is not given any statements or opinions on things that you have no knowledge of. By talking about only things that the witness has knowledge of will reduce the risk for committing any perjury....   [tags: Question, Answer, Oath, Sentence]

Better Essays
960 words | (2.7 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

New Forms Of Texts, Knowledge, And Learning

- ... Kress signified their anger because of the long domination of the communication using writing; especially the most valued medium, the book. There is now a change in the landscape of communication; views on writing are changing and Kress explains that “authors must now consider medium, interactivity, and visual design, in addition to content and audience.” Kress states that word in general are empty. They are given meaning to by the reader turning them into signs with their own knowledge and experiences; in other words through interpretation....   [tags: The Reader, Reader, Writing, Sentence]

Strong Essays
967 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Analysis Of The Author Marquis R. Nave

- ... The three parts of a sentence are; phrases, dependent clauses, and independent clauses; combinations of these three is what results in the formation of the four simple sentence structures. All these parts of a sentence have their own instructions that direct their function. Dependent and independent clauses are the main players in sentence structure where phrases are not an essential part of sentence structure. A phrase may contain either a verb or a subject, but in order for it to qualify as a phrase, it cannot have both a subject and a verb in it, it always behaves as a component of speech....   [tags: Sentence, Dependent clause, Syntactic entities]

Strong Essays
975 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

The Punishment Of A Prison

- ... But this has to be balanced with the human rights of those convicted of crimes themselves – can we justify the imprisonment of such people. Does our society ultimately benefit from keeping people away under lock and key. In 1993, the psychologist Terrie Moffett published a paper in the Psychological Review that argued that there were two fundamental types of prisoner – the adolescent-limited and the lifelong-persistent. The adolescent-limited are young, primarily men, who commit crime to support themselves, for fun, as part of a gang, or other reasons, who eventually mature, settle down and give up the lifestyle that was contributing to their criminality....   [tags: Prison, Crime, Criminal justice, Sentence]

Better Essays
976 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Rhetorical Analysis of Two Sentences

- Rhetoric may refer to the practice of argumentation that aims to influence or modify the perspectives of the target audience (Herrick, 2005, p. 3). Critically analysing the rhetoric context of an article could help us better apprehend the writer’s rhetoric moves as analytical readers, and attain useful techniques to improve as proficient writers. This essay will be evaluating and comparing the following sentences, which both successfully delivered powerful messages within the gender equality arena yet vary in terms of their rhetorical situation, rhetorical appeals, tone, structure and style....   [tags: women, race, strategy]

Better Essays
980 words | (2.8 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

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

Capital Punishment: Main Aspects of this Controversial Topic

- Throughout history, humans have committed crimes even before they were labeled as crimes. Nowadays, different crimes are punished in different ways depending on where you live in this world. This leads to the main focus of this essay, capital punishment. Moreover, capital punishment, or as it is sometimes labeled a death sentence, is one of the many controversial issues in modern times. For the purpose of this essay, capital punishment could mean legally killing, executing or taking someone’s life as a punishment for a crime that constitutes such punishment....   [tags: death sentenece, executing, legally killing]

Strong Essays
989 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

The Purposes of Sentencing

- ... R v Blake [1962] QBD George Blake, a spy, was given 42 year prison sentence . ‘ Aggravating Factors are any relevant circumstances, supported by the evidence presented during the trial, that makes the harshest penalty appropriate, in the judgment of the jurors.‘ []. However, if offenders show the remorse, give the good reason for committed the crime or plead guilty (can reduce the sentence by 1/3), their sentence can be decreased.. All these factors are mitigating factors....   [tags: retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation]

Strong Essays
991 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

History of Capital Punishment

- History of Capital Punishment In the history of the world, the punishment for murder, or homicide, has generally been “the death penalty”. This seems to be the most logical punishment. If someone intentionally kills an innocent human being, why should he be able to live. Or should he. Should he be forced to suffer for the remainder of his life for this terrible crime. There are many arguments and opinions on this topic; many reasons why we should sentence murderers to death, but many reasons we should not....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
991 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview


- Strategies For College Writing: Sentences, Paragraphs, Essays Second Edition Jeanette Harris, Texas Christian University Ann Moseley, Texas A&M-Commerce Appropriate Courses Designed for courses in Developmental Writing and Basic Writing. Summary Strategies for College Writing offers full coverage of the basics of writing essays, paragraphs, and sentences with a focus on preparing students for academic writing and reading assignments. The book starts with detailed attention to the writing process at a pace that is comfortable for the developmental student....   [tags: essays research papers]

Free Essays
1006 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Effects Of Mass Incarceration On College Campuses

- ... The US has 5% of the world 's population and yet, it has 20% of the world 's prisoners. There are 2.3 million people in jail, 850,000 are on parole and 3.2 million are on probation in the United States. The system has an incredible number of people within its scope and there is also the continuous churn of people going in and out of the prison system throughout the course of any given year (Wagner and Rabuy, 1-4 ). The groups that this falls hardest on, the ones that are hit disproportionately, are blacks and Hispanics, people in urban areas, and the poor....   [tags: Prison, United States, Recidivism, Sentence]

Better Essays
1007 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Personal Narrative : I Apologize This Story

- ... He took a picture for me and i decided to buy it because i can not leave a store without buying something; also it was about 30 minutes i was up there i would have felt like i wasted his time. my mother, during the time i had changed in an out of it, had gotten info on him and told me he was a Hindu but followed Christianity now which my reply was okay because why would i feel the need to ask. anyone follows their own path. So she asked the awkward question on why he changed since his mother was still a Hindu and he went to temple when she did....   [tags: Question, Sentence, Salwar kameez, Hinduism]

Better Essays
1015 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Effect Of Current Events On Emotions, Attitudes, And Beliefs

- ... The page shows things like all the contact information of the researcher and her supervisor. The purpose of the study, and the guidelines to taking part in the study which are verifying if you’re 18 or older. This page asks the questions that are most likely to be asked like Do I have to participate. The answer being no, that taking part in the survey is completely my choice. What does participation involve. Explaining that I’ll be asked to answer questions pertaining to the purpose of the survey and that it will only take 10-15 minutes....   [tags: Question, Interrogative word, Sentence, Emotion]

Better Essays
1015 words | (2.9 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

Criminal Punishment: Sentencing

- The sentencing process is created by some of the legislative party, who use their control to decide on the type of criminal punishment. The sentencing guidelines for the judges to go by can be different depending on the jurisdiction and can include different sentencing such as “diversionary programs, fines, probation, intermediate sanctions, confinement in jail, incarceration in a state or federal prison, and the death penalty” (Siegel & Bartollas, 2011, p. 40). In some jurisdictions the death penalty is not included as one of the punishments....   [tags: crime, judges, discretion]

Strong Essays
1028 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Practice of Capital Punishment

- Capital Punishment When court declares capital punishment to a criminal, he or she is put to death by the State for his or her crime. The practice is not uniform across the states in the US. Some of the states do not allow capital punishment while others have the law permitting capital punishment; however, execution procedures may differ. As of May 2013, the District of Columbia and 18 other States have abolished the capital punishment for any kind of crime whatsoever. States employ different methods of execution such as lethal injection or gas, electrocution, firing squad, hanging in executing the criminal....   [tags: Court, Criminal, Death Sentece, Execution]

Strong Essays
1032 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Artificial Sentience

- The use of computers has pervaded the life of every human being. At every street corner there are machines to be found that have been designed to simplify our lives and take over the mundane jobs that no longer require human intervention. One only needs to think of automated teller machines replacing bank tellers, vending machines phasing out street vendors, or near-infallible CCTV watching over us as policemen and sheriffs once did, to realise the extent that technology has enhanced and improved our existence....   [tags: Technology ]

Strong Essays
1041 words | (3 pages) | Preview

What is Style?

- What is Style. The overall concept of Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style and Joseph Williams Style Toward Clarity and Grace is to educate those who wish to better their writing ability. If one wanted to become better at a sport they would research principles of that sport to become a better athlete. Similarly, if one wanted to become a better athlete they would return to the basics in order to make sure that they knew what they were doing. I think that same idea is present in educating oneself to becoming a better writer, a better historian, a better mathematician, a better athlete, a better philosopher, a better linguist, whatever it is that one wants to become better at will involve...   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

Free Essays
1044 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Improving The Content And Formation Of The Sentences

- ... First of all I started with thinking about the topic that I was given. Then I would write down the points that were relevant to the assigned study. After jotting down the points I would study further about the topic. For this I studied journals and other articles that used to be available in the library or school. After studying the same I would finally start writing. Starting from introduction I would gradually proceed towards writing about the whole topic in properly transitioning paragraphs and then end with a proper conclusion....   [tags: Essay, Writing, Paper, Writing process]

Better Essays
1049 words | (3 pages) | Preview

These results are sorted by length (in words). You may also sort these by relevance or color rating.

Your search returned 200 essays for "sentence":
1  2  3    Next >>