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  • The Fringe Benefits Of Failure, And The Importance Of Rhetoric

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    Rowling’s Spirit of Rhetoric People walk throughout life with trials and tribulations such as hospitalization, broken marriage, or even death of a loved one. It is these challenges that help people appreciate the good moments of having a baby, a new job, or girlfriend. J. K. Rowling’s life was far from perfect, but she strived to achieve a better life by learning from her failure. She reveals her commencement speech, “The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination”, to the 2008

  • Questions On Writing And Writing

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    Writing, the source many individuals use the majority of their lives. Writing gives us the source to record and problem solve on a piece of paper. Along with writing comes thinking, a source that constantly goes on in a person’s mind. The thoughts that go through our heads put us where we stand today, thinking of new ideas and putting thoughts into action. Everyone has their own style of writing and thinking, and gives us each a unique perspective of life. I have interviewed Andre Stribling

  • Analysis Of Shannon Nichols ' Proficiency Essay

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    and the teacher would be in the center in a big brown rocking chair, and read. Over time in the school year, the children would read bigger and longer books like the Junie B. Jones series, chapter books, and the extreme level, which would be the Harry potter series. Sometimes I would fall asleep because the book that was read was very dull. I remember Ms. Young read to us the “Very Hungary Caterpillar”9 by Eric Carle. I loved that book as a child. It had great illustrations of the caterpillar turning

  • Persuasive Essay

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    Parents always put their children first, most of the things parents do are for the sakes of their children. Whether to flee and cross the border into another country, it is for their children; and in this case we’ll use Mexico and the border between the United States as an example. Women are almost always put in charge of children no matter the situation. The struggles of immigrant parents suffer and are willing to do anything for their children to live; as well as being children willing to do anything

  • Ambiguity In The Theory Of The Description Theory

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    a great writer’. According to the Description Theory, ‘J.K Rowling’ can be equated to a definite description, for example ‘the writer whose Harry Potter book series took the world by storm’. However, the problem arises with deciding which description is the right one amongst the many (Lycan, 2000: 41). J.K Rowling can stand for ‘the writer whose Harry Potter book series took the world by storm’, ‘the women called “Rowling pin” by her school friends.’, ‘a mother’, ‘a wife’, ‘a woman who contributed

  • I Am A Blonde Bombshell

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    Just like every other young girl at the age of ten, I screamed and cried for the Jonas brothers as they sang “Burnin up” on my living room television. But, there was someone else who intriguingly caught my attention every night in that same living room, her name was Tricia. Tricia, the second oldest, blonde bombshell took the center of attention every night, as she dazzled everybody away with her college etiquette. Behind her beauty, honor roll achievements, and being the only member in our family

  • My Weakness In English

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    Over the past four years, I can easily say that English has become one of my favorite subjects to learn in school. The English teachers that I have had in the past have helped cultivate me as an English student and definitely made me enjoy learning new things. As an English student, I see myself as one who does not struggle with writing so often. One of my strengths in writing is my ability to support my arguments with evidence. I have had a lot of essay rubrics where I had to have an argument to

  • The Maze Runner Series Of Books

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    The last good series before that was the Gone series. In addition to books, I spent, and still do spend, a lot of time on the internet reading about topics that interest me. I’m constantly looking for new books to read. I also really liked the Harry Potter series of books, I read them all in the eighth grade. I remember when I was young I read a lot of books. I kind of ‘hit my peak’ with reading at age ten through eleven. I read every night, sometimes I would read up until midnight. I read so

  • Unconstitutional Book Banning Essay

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    Gabrielle Myers Dr. Juhala English 110 November 10, 2011 Unconstitutional Book Banning Imagine you’re in graduate school and you’re doing your doctorate on a controversial issue. You’ve done most of the research however there’s one book that has specific information that you need, and you can only find it in that particular book. You’ve looked on the online database and find out that the book is in your universities library. You go to the library and ask for some help finding the book you need

  • Personal Narrative : The Death Of Me

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    determined by my eighth grade transcripts. Wilmette Junior High School was painful, but attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry was not so bad. I read the Harry Potter series before, but revisiting some of my favorite childhood stories significantly eased my pain. I could go through the day-to-day life of Harry Potter and take transfiguration and potions instead of Latin and ecology. Life is stressful, but J.K. Rowling provided me a paradise this world could not possibly achieve. A study