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    Bring Back Flogging

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    Bring Back Flogging This essay by Jeff Jacoby illustrates an authors use of ironic sarcasm otherwise known as satire to defend and illustrate his platform on his position. Jacoby uses in this essay verbal irony (persuasion in the form of ridicule). In the irony of this sort there is a contrast between what is said and what is meant. Jacoby 's claim in simple is he believes that flogging should be brought back to replace the more standard conventional method of the imprisonment of violent

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    Flogging In The 1800's

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    that was court ordered was flogging it was also called whipping or caning. Flogging was a beating that was administered with a whip or a rod with blows that were commonly administered to the person's back or butt. Depending on the age or the gender hits were different “Adults was able to be hit up to 24 hits while children were able to be hit 12 time” (Harvey 87-88). Depending on your gender you would not get hit because women were not allowed to be flogged. Later on “flogging failed Riley’s rules conditions

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    Flogging is a term for beating someone with a whip or cane across someone's back to cause pain. Flogging is corporal punishment because the person is beaten, but not to death(Corrections in America, page 8). Flogging was used in all sorts of settings such as, domestic military, and academic. Flogging was used for discipline. Long ago Spartans were flogged to prove how manly they were. It was a test to show there strength. Flogging would also be used to extract confessions. Flogging is still practiced

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    Bring Back Flogging

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    Bring Back Flogging Every civilized society makes laws that protect its values, and society expects from every single person to obey to these laws. Whenever a person from this society breaks one of those laws, the rulers of the society punish him or her either by putting the person behind bars, whipping him or her, or exiling the person. A great debate has been raging since human society started. Some say that depriving a wrongdoer from his or her freedom is the best way to deter him or her from

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    Bring Back Flogging" During seventeenth century flogging was a popular punishment for convicted people among Boston's Puritans. Fortunately, those times have passed and brutal and inhuman flogging was replaced by imprisonment. Columnist for the Boston Globe, Jeff Jacoby in his essay "Bring back flogging" asserts that flogging is superior to imprisonment and advocates flogging as an excellent means of punishment. He is convinced that flogging of offenders after their first conviction can prevent

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    to “Bring Back Flogging” In the Article “Bring Back Flogging” Jeff Jacoby attempts to persuade readers that flogging is the best solution than going to prison. He explains that prison is a dangerous place. Jeff Jacoby is very passionate about bringing back flogging and how it can save money. I agree that flogging can help people change but I disagree that it would decrease crimes. Summary In the article “Bring Back Flogging” Jacoby explains that back in the 17th century flogging was a popular

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    Bring Back Flogging Essay

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    In “Bring Back Flogging” Jeff Jacoby, a columnist for the Boston Globe, presents the use of corporal punishment as an alternative to the current system of imprisonment. Published in February of 1997, the article states that flogging would be a more effective means of punishment than jail. He insists it would be less expensive and serve as a deterrent to first time offenders. Jacoby’s thoughts on prison reform are legitimate, but his reasoning behind the use of corporal punishment is flawed. He fails

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    Jeff Jacoby’s Bring Flogging Back

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    In Jeff Jacoby’s essay Bring Flogging Back, he discusses whether flogging is the more humane punishment compared to prison. Jacoby uses clear and compelling evidence to describe why prisons are a terrible punishment, but he lacks detail and information on why flogging is better. In the essay he explains how crime has gotten out of hand over the past few decades, which has lead to the government building more prisons to lock up more criminals. His effort to prove that current criminal punishment is

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    Is Violence the Response to Criminals Actions? In “Bring Back Flogging,” the author, Jeff Jacoby suggests that people should adopt some of the Puritans tactics to punish criminals instead of putting them in prison. Jacoby is basing his claim on the use of irony, logos, and ethos. According to Jeff Jacoby, a moment of humiliation is better than a couple of years behind bars. I do not agree with Jeff Jacoby’s argument because the examples he gives and the way he refers to the topic incite readers

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    To reintroduce the act of flogging, a form of punishment used centuries ago by several civilizations throughout the world. That is the argument held by Jeff Jacoby in his article “Bring Back Flogging” where he would like to use this method instead of prison sentencing. I believe that for many reasons, this could be an effective change from the criminal and prison system. Jacoby starts the article with four people, three men and a woman who lived in the 1600s, being punished for different crimes

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