Editorial Essays

  • Flag Burning Editorial

    958 Words  | 2 Pages

    Flag burning can be and usually is a very controversial issue with people. Many people believe that the American flag stands for something important and shouldn’t be destroyed in that manner. Others believe that flag burning is a statement that one should be able to make without major repercussions. Both sides have valid opinions and both sides state their case well. Although I am neither nor or against the burning of the flag, I believe the right should not be taken away. I believe that if a group

  • Editorial Review for "Bias"

    2560 Words  | 6 Pages

    Don’t Let the Facts Stand in the Way of a Good Story!(Editorial Review for Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News) After twenty-eight years working for CBS, Bernard Goldberg decided that he no longer wanted to work for a news station he didn’t admire. Thus, he resigned and began work on his book Bias; a book in which he merely draws attention to the media for reporting from a leftist perspective, preventing the audience from receiving an objective, unbiased view of what really

  • Editorial On Drinking

    776 Words  | 2 Pages

    I walked into the house where the "party of the century" was going to be held. I was psyched to be going. At the time I was a little naive freshman invited to my first official high school party at a senior’s house. I was at the party no more than 30 minutes when this boy offered me a drink. Thinking nothing of it, I agreed. He brought back a half-filled cup. Before I took a sip, I recognized a familiar smell, one I really couldn’t my finger on. It wasn’t Pepsi and I knew it wasn’t Sprite. Then

  • The Importance of Educating Jail and Prison Inmates

    1886 Words  | 4 Pages

    Summary This paper explores the benefits provided by educational programs in jails and prisons. Included are the reasons inmates need education in order to successfully reenter society once they are released and use the knowledge and skills they have learned to obtain a job in order to support themselves and their families. Also examined in the paper are the financial benefits of incorporating educational programs instead of cutting them, as well as the effect these programs play on the recidivism

  • The Tribune against Measure Q

    1066 Words  | 3 Pages

    The Tribune against Measure Q The Tribune posted an editorial stating their opposition to Measure Q on Saturday, October 16th, 2004. It describes the debate over the measure “boiling down to one sentence: ‘It shall be unlawful for any person or entity to propagate, cultivate, raise, or grow genetically engineered organisms in San Luis Obispo County.” The Tribune claims that “Measure Q is a poorly written ordinance with unintended consequences of banning research on life-saving medicines

  • Compare Contrast Two Persuasive Arguments

    1566 Words  | 4 Pages

    sophisticated vocabulary and strong, powerful words to grasp the attention of his audience. This article doesn’t exactly give the reader much leeway in choosing a side; there is not one good thing about Bobby Knight in this article. Throughout this editorial, the author really tries to get to your emotions. He uses pathos to try to persuade the reader into not liking Bobby Knight. “He screamed at referees, berated and belittled members of his own team, heaved chairs.”(Yardley) He is trying to make you

  • Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail

    1865 Words  | 4 Pages

    Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” is an excellent example of an effective argument; it was written in response to an editorial addressing the issue of Negro demonstrations and segregation in Alabama at the time. He writes in a way that makes his argument approachable; he is not attacking his opposition, which consists of eight Alabama clergymen who wrote the editorial. This is illustrated in his opening sentence: “My dear Fellow Clergymen” (464). King was an activist for civil rights during

  • Pablo Neruda

    3919 Words  | 8 Pages

    capital, él encontró un grupo alerta, vuelto hacia la liberación de la poesía por la reforma poética, de anchas consecuencias de Vicente Huidobro, el inventor del Creacionismo. La obra de los años siguientes de Neruda acaba de ser reunida por la editorial española Cruz y Raya en dos muy dignos volúmenes que se llaman "Residencia en la Tierra". La obra del capitán de los jóvenes ofrece, desde la cobertura, la gracia no pequeña de un título agudo. "Residencia en la Tierra" dará todo gusto a los estudiosos

  • Oneills Debate On Education

    718 Words  | 2 Pages

    O'Neill's Debate on Education Students are not getting the Basic Knowledge needed today due to the poor upbringing and lack of respect for the need of education. In O'Neills editorial his reason for this was because the students as a whole did not want their ignorance exposed. However, he forgot to include that teachers are just as ignorant as the student. Give a teacher the same test and see hoe much they remember about what they we taught some odd number of years ago. It's not safe to assume

  • Editorial Assignment

    585 Words  | 2 Pages

    Should school be year round? Yes because they would have more time to learn, the teacher would have more time to teach, and not break. Students could will achieve more than what they been learning. They also would have time to study more skills then what they already have been learning and the past. Children could be in school for ten months straight learning what they need to learn to take them to the next year. The students probably would feel better by going to school year- round, Because they

  • Examining an editorial: Cursive handwriting

    789 Words  | 2 Pages

    This editorial was written by the Denver post editorial board and discusses the opposing views on keeping cursive writing in U.S schools curriculums. It emphasizes cursive as a dying art form and expounds on how technology is more important than the traditions of cursive hand writing in this new day and age. It argues that cursive should be taken out of the curriculum completely and recently it has been. Cursive has been deemed irrelevant and kicked to the curb, but for this paper I will be dissecting

  • The Rhetoric Behind Political Cartoons

    1353 Words  | 3 Pages

    dialogue, caption, gesture, setting, cliché violation, composition, and cultural stereotype. Although all cartoons contain the previous characteristics, there are different types of cartoons as well. The most common form of a cartoon is a political/editorial cartoon followed up by comic strips, web comics, and cartoons in movies. One cartoon that stands out with a lot of humor behind it is the Trump for President political cartoon by Jos Collignon. Collignon is a Dutch cartoonist that is well known for

  • Essay On Political Cartoon

    1153 Words  | 3 Pages

    The next example worth looking at is another cartoon by Bengough entitled “Renewing The Lease” (See Fig.2). The context of this cartoon was that though John A. Macdonald was campaigning in the 1878 election on his signature policy platform, the ‘National Policy’, which was centred on Protectionism (e.g. tariffs on American manufacturing goods) the completion of the CPR (" Scandals and Changes." Par. 24). In addition to scandals, elections provide an opportunity to discuss the influence the press

  • Symbolism of Mount Rushmore

    2689 Words  | 6 Pages

    The View from Mount Rushmore Amidst the Black Hills of South Dakota, the faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln watch over the nation. George Washington, often called the father of the nation, was a leader in the American Revolutionary War to win independence from Great Britain and later became the first president of the United States. Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence and added territory that doubled the size of the nation through

  • Analysis Of Political Cartoons In The Art Of Persuasion

    1438 Words  | 3 Pages

    Analysis essay Pictures say a thousand words. In the art of persuasion, a picture can give tremendous aid to get acertain point across. Political cartoons show the problems a nation has through just a picture and a few word bubbles or in a series of pictures. Politics is a hard subject to wrap ones head around because there are so many problems in a nation and citizens have different opinions on what 's right or wrong, or even what is more important. Artists use cartoons to cleverly persuade and

  • Analysis Of The Editorial ' A Case Of Discrimination '

    1029 Words  | 3 Pages

    The editorial “A Case of Discrimination” published in the New York Times claims the Supreme Court should rule in favor of Hastings College of Law over the student group Christian Legal Society. The authors state the college has always had a non-discrimination policy that applied to all student groups and required them not to discriminate to receive official recognition from the college. They argue that Christian Legal Society had previously adhered to this policy and then in 2004 began to ask members

  • An editorial that represents one side of an issue from a poem

    633 Words  | 2 Pages

    When certain texts are read, different messages can be taken from it. Also, more arguments and ideas can be branched off of that one particular theme. The poem of “Summer” by Walter Dean Myers plays out a very happy scene of the overall joy of summer. This poem shares all the happiness that occurs and can occur throughout and during summer. Memories come rushing back to many who read this and reflect back on their childhood summer days. Yet, one issue that could be branched of this poem and could

  • Social Hierarchy in Under the Lion’s Paw by Halim Garland

    919 Words  | 2 Pages

    The social hierarchy is something that is hard to escape wherever you are, but our society has made it almost impossible to ignore no matter how old you are or how good of a family you come from. In Hamlin Garland’s short story, “Under the Lion’s Paw,” there is a slew of social hierarchy and power for wealthiest man in the story; while the poor man is just looked at as nothing. This happens in our society everyday and it can hurt the people under ridicule so much, surprisingly nothing is ever done

  • Rhetorical Analysis of "Gays Have an Equal Right to the Folly of a Las Vegas Wedding"

    611 Words  | 2 Pages

    With his political cartoon, David Horsey provides an effective counter-argument to a common anti-gay claim through the use of irony and comedy. Horsey addresses the argument that gay marriage would ruin the sanctity of marriage. The cartoon was made around April, at the same time as Supreme Court rulings on the Defense Of Marriage Act and Proposition 8. By addressing the argument, Horsey is using pathos to allow the reader to make their own conclusion that this claim is incorrect. Rather than stating

  • Analysis of Argument: Gun Control in America

    561 Words  | 2 Pages

    Aroung the time of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the controversial and widely argued issue of gun control sparked and set fire across America. In the past decade however, it has become one of the hottest topics in the nation. Due to many recent shootings, including the well known Sandy Hook Elementary school, Columbine High School, Aurora movie theater, and Virginia Tech, together totaling 87 deaths, many people are beginning to push for nationwide gun control. An article published in the Chicago