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  • Descriptive Writing On Homelessness

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    Through the dismal half-light, my eyes could only just make out an immense staircase that stretched up the decrepit landing. A strange odour emanated from the wooden steps, suggesting I was perhaps not the first mortal soul to wander these deserted halls, nor would I be the last to leave, alive, at least. A series of gashes lined the wall, unsettlingly similar to those found in the gas chambers at Auschwitz. Below my feet, two depressions in the wood trailed up the stairs, worn away where people

  • The Research On Academic Performance

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    Abstract The purpose was to determine what metacognition was and how it affects us. The two hypothesis of this paper were: uncertainty about academic performance is negatively related to the overall metacognitive awareness inventory (MAI) score and that the MAI factor Knowledge about cognition is more highly related to uncertainty about academic performance when compared to the MAI factor Regulation of cognition. Students in a first year undergraduate psychology class filled out surveys to determine

  • Rhetorical Devices In Ground Zero

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    paint a descriptive picture of her surroundings and what she saw to enhance her reader’s experience. She uses the imagery to make her readers feel as if they were there and make them feel the same feelings of awareness, and sadness she did. Suzanne achieves this by recalling back to the horrid memories of 9/ll when “the skyscraper shrouded in black plastic, the boarded windows, the steel skeleton of the shattered Winter Garden.” (Berne 176), By using these extremely explicit and descriptive details

  • How Personal Responsibility Will Lead to My Success Essay

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    responsibility will lead to my success in and beyond school because it gives me the confidence to succeed, and will lead to a better life for my family and me. Now as to my approach for this paper I am writing this essay according to The Descriptive Essay (2011), "The descriptive essay is a genre of essay that asks the student to describe an object,

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Jane Addams Speech

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    The rhetorical devices that Jane Addams mentions in her speech are hypophora, metaphor, conduplicatio, enumeratio, and personification. Each of these devices has a purpose in the passage, with the author combining all of the devices to strengthen her essay. The most frequent rhetorical device in the passage is hypophora, which is when the author asks and answers a question. The author first mentions hypophora at the beginning of the passage to ask what makes a great man. She later shifts toward

  • Literary Techniques Poetry Analysis 1

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    Literary Techniques: Poetry Analysis 1 Diction and Imagery Literary Techniques • The meaning of a poem (i.e its focus, mood and the speaker’s attitude) is enhanced by four main types of literary techniques: • Diction • Imagery • Sound devices • Rhythm, Rhyme and Repetition Diction • Diction is the choice of words a poet uses to bring meaning across. In working through a poem, it is useful to question why a certain word is used, and what kind of effect is achieved with the choice and placement

  • Rhetorical Devices In The Alchemist

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    The idea of achieving dreams or “our personal legends” can either help dreamers succeed or derail. The infamous novelist, Paulo Coelho, writes a fascinating story about a boy who follows his personal legend. Coelho’s purpose for composing this book is to teach people about following dreams. The author establishes a hopeful tone using the rhetorical devices imagery, personification, and emotional diction to intrigue and encourages readers. Santiago, a shepherd boy, changes his perspective during

  • The Legal System

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    To the legal system, the answer is clear: children have the requisite moral sense--the ability to tell right from wrong--by age 7 to 15, depending on which state they live in, and so can be held responsible for their actions. The Roman Catholic Church pegs it at the early end of that range: children reach the "age of reason" by the tender age of 7, a milestone marked by their first confession of sin and holy communion. Developmental psychologists and other researchers who study the question are not

  • The Knowledge Argument By Jackson

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    The Knowledge Argument by Jackson is one of the main threats to Physicalism. Physicalism says that everything that is or could ever exist is ultimately physical in nature. The Knowledge Argument claims that there are truths about consciousness that cannot be deduced from the complete physical truth. Lewis’ response on the other hand, disagrees with the Knowledge Argument. In this paper I will address the Knowledge Argument and Lewis’ response to it. The following is a thought experiment by Jackson

  • Rhetorical Devices In Speech To The Troops At Elizabeth

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    Leadership shines through all writing of Elizabeth’s writing such as her speeches and even her actions. She shows time and time again that she can be a leader just as such as a man. Which was an incredible feat even to this day. The undermining of women in the workplace didn’t start with elizabeth and it didn't end with elizabeth. She was always told how to be a leader, what she should do with other nations but her true initiation into the life of a queen was when she took control of how she ruled