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Social Sciences

A discussion section explains the results of your research and presents their deeper meaning. It is not so much descriptive as it is interpretative. Let’s look at some of the sections of a...

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Literature

Authors use ethos, logos, and pathos to persuade their reader and appeal to them, and Alan Whitehorn uses all three in “Laying Out the Bare Bones of Genocide.” When using ethos, a writer...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2022, 2:55 pm (UTC)

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Thank You, M'am

There are six signposts that help guide readers through a story like Langston Hughes’s “Thank You, M’am.” Let’s review those signposts and look at examples of them in the story. The signposts are...

Latest answer posted August 11, 2022, 12:18 am (UTC)

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Fahrenheit 451

In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury uses the metaphor of seashells to describe earbuds. Let's look at this in more detail. We read about it first when Montag finds Mildred on the bed with the “little...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2022, 7:43 pm (UTC)

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Skellig

David Almond's Skellig offers plenty of room to imagine how the characters would think and feel about various situations. That is what you are being asked to do in this assignment to write a diary...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2022, 3:38 pm (UTC)

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Skellig

A diary entry from Mina’s point of view about Crow Road and showing Michael the house should probably showcase her commanding and quirky personality. As the diary entry must start with “I decided...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2022, 5:05 am (UTC)

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The Canterbury Tales

Romance was one of the most common genres within the popular literature of the Middle Ages. Courtly love and chivalry often feature in romance. While popular literature had strongly religious...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2022, 3:23 am (UTC)

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Literature

Clive Thompson builds ethos or credibility by writing authoritatively about the gaming world and by interviewing a wide range of experts, such as Roger Shapiro, a former undersecretary of commerce,...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2022, 2:29 pm (UTC)

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Albert Camus

The address that Albert Camus wrote for accepting the 1957 Nobel Prize in Literature is usually known as the “Banquet Speech” because he presented it at the awards banquet, and the address contains...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2022, 6:08 am (UTC)

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Literature

The ethos, logos, and pathos of Edward Said’s “Keeping Time” revolve around humor, melancholy, tragedy, and Said’s relationship with his mother. At first, the pathos mostly centers on Said and his...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2022, 5:52 am (UTC)

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Literature

The ethos, logos, and pathos of “PowerPoint Is Evil” by Edward Tufte relate to his humorous frustration and his statistical reasons for why PowerPoint presentations are so aggravating. For pathos,...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2022, 5:16 am (UTC)

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Janet Malcolm

The ethos, logos, and pathos of Janet Malcolm’s “Pandora’s Click” relate to her humor, her critique of people of all ages, and her reoccurring references to a book. Janet Malcolm’s essay “Pandora’s...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2022, 2:36 am (UTC)

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Mein Kampf

Ethos is the character or credibility of a writer. A piece of writing will not persuade if readers don't believe the author knows what he or she is talking about. In this piece, chapter 11 of Mein...

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The Colonel

Ethos, logos, and pathos are types of persuasion used by authors. Ethos moves the reader by using ethics and convincing him or her of the writer’s credibility. Carolyn Forché in “The Colonel” uses...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2022, 1:14 am (UTC)

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Math

First, we need to find the area of the square. Denote the side length as `a , ` the distance from P to AB as `x ` , and the distance from P to AD as `y . ` Then we have three equations for three...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2022, 6:04 pm (UTC)

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Mikhail Bulgakov

Absurd, surrealist, fantastical, magical realist books in Russian and Persian literature reflect the political conditions at the time and often demonstrate how bleak and alienating life in these...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2022, 5:03 pm (UTC)

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A Single Shard

Linda Sue Park’s story “A Single Shard” conveys the message that people should not let something or someone keep them from achieving their dreams. The story also reveals that an apparent obstacle...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2022, 7:29 pm (UTC)

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The Odyssey

In Homer's Odyssey, the cultural world is quite different from our own, yet there are still a few similarities. Let's take a look at the area of hospitality and gift giving to get you started on...

Latest answer posted August 11, 2022, 1:03 am (UTC)

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Mulk Raj Anand

In Mulk Raj Anand's Untouchable, Bakha is one of the “untouchables,” and he must develop ways to communicate with others while not violating the restrictions of his caste. Let's look at some of the...

Latest answer posted August 11, 2022, 12:48 am (UTC)

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Literature

An essay about trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in modern drama will examine these themes across several plays and support a thesis statement that makes a claim about how these plays...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2022, 3:26 pm (UTC)

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Social Sciences

Most of the questions in your assignment are specifically medieval in focus and get to the heart of the culture of the Middle Ages. Let's look at some directions you might take as you write about...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2022, 6:20 pm (UTC)

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Math

Denote the side BC as `x, ` then `AB = 2x ` and `AC = x sqrt(3) . ` The area in question is `A = sqrt(3) / 2 x^2 .` Also denote `CE = y, ` then `BE = x - y .` By the Pythagorean theorem `3x^2 +...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2022, 5:31 pm (UTC)

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Literature

Steven Flusty's “Building Paranoia” definitely makes use of the rhetorical elements of ethos, logos, and pathos. Let's review those elements and note examples of them to get you started on this...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2022, 11:03 pm (UTC)

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Literature

The main points of “Against Ulysses” by Leo Bersani are that James Joyce’s novel isn’t so hard to grasp and that it’s more traditional than critics tend to allow. In his essay, Bersani doesn’t...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2022, 12:00 am (UTC)

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Pygmalion

The quotation from Nietzsche that Shaw quotes at the end of the play relates closely to Eliza’s relationship with Higgins because their relationship is abusive and despotic. At the end of the play,...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2022, 6:37 pm (UTC)

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True Grit

Whether the 2010 adaptation of True Grit succeeds or fails as a movie is an opinion question; however, it’s possible to argue that the Coen brothers try to remain faithful to Charles Portis’s 1968...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2022, 5:58 pm (UTC)

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Social Sciences

The main points of "Boundaries of Time and Being" by Leo Bersani center on the topic of modernity and how modern humans, with their fragmented and sensationalized environment, understand and create...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2022, 3:14 am (UTC)

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The Cocktail Party

Several types of love and relationships figure significantly in T. S. Eliot’s play, including self-love, romantic and sexual associations, friendship, and the love of God or spiritual connections....

Latest answer posted August 6, 2022, 2:38 am (UTC)

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The Giver

How Jonas would have performed in his Assignment without Gabriel in his life is a matter of speculation and personal interpretation, but given Jonas's empathetic nature, one might suppose he would...

Latest answer posted August 5, 2022, 9:30 pm (UTC)

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Political Science

Constructionist typically refers to someone who interprets the constitution in its strictest form. Legal documents may be created to address specific issues at the time. However, as time goes on,...

Latest answer posted August 5, 2022, 3:34 pm (UTC)

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History

Challenges to the Anglican Church beginning in the sixteenth century can be seen as foretelling the radical changes to the English state in the mid-seventeenth century. Under the Tudor and Stuart...

Latest answer posted August 5, 2022, 5:25 am (UTC)

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Science

The idea of bringing animals back from extinction has both positive and negative features, and individual opinions will vary about whether such attempts are desirable. By making animals de-extinct,...

Latest answer posted August 5, 2022, 2:54 am (UTC)

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The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare's themes retain their relevance due to their universality and Shakespeare's powerful characterization through which these themes are expressed. If you look across Shakespeare's work,...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2022, 10:30 am (UTC)

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History

In comparing Fidel Castro to Luis Muñoz Marín, several main points of similarity are that both men were the top leaders of Caribbean islands, that their terms began in the mid-twentieth century,...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2022, 7:13 am (UTC)

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Hamlet

Hamlet seems a timely character as depression and its resulting inaction are chronic problems in our society. The young man who has a missing father and a mother who is absorbed in her...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2009, 8:20 pm (UTC)

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History

The fates of both Puerto Rico and Cuba were forever changed by the Spanish-American War, which was fought in 1898. Although Spanish colonial authorities were expelled from both islands, the path...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2022, 9:26 pm (UTC)

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Literature

Five concepts used in rhetorical analysis are audience, purpose, ethos, logos, and pathos. Identifying audience and purpose occurs within analyzing the overall rhetorical situation. Ethos, logos,...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2022, 8:04 pm (UTC)

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The Great Gatsby

Tom and Nick both take a dismissive attitude toward women in The Great Gatsby. Tom, a wealthy and entitled man, feels he has a right to betray Daisy by having affairs with lower-class women, a...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2022, 2:51 am (UTC)

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The Sun Also Rises

For a literary commentary focused on literary devices used by Hemingway in The Sun Also Rises, you might consider focusing on metaphor, connotation, synecdoche, hyperbole, and repetition. In a...

Latest answer posted August 2, 2022, 3:42 pm (UTC)

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Social Sciences

Hirschfeld's theory of sexuality proposes that sexuality or sexual orientation is innate and not a choice. Being gay is not a sin, a perversion, a sexual deviance, or a disease, but rather an...

Latest answer posted August 2, 2022, 12:37 pm (UTC)

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History

The nineteenth-century political party that would probably be most strongly associated with farmers was the Populist Party. The bedrock of the Populist Party lay in the country's agricultural...

Latest answer posted August 2, 2022, 7:25 am (UTC)

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Literature

In his 1990 polemical book The Culture of Redemption, Leo Bersani argues against the modern literary notion that art and literature can fix the errors of humanity's history, experience and...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2022, 4:09 pm (UTC)

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Literature

While Kalila and Dimna is not overtly religious, it does contain many values that have religious overtones, and it presents a portrait of morals meant to guide people into proper behavior and...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2022, 2:16 pm (UTC)

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Social Sciences

The Global South’s debt problem compares with the U.S. debt unequally since the United States is the world’s foremost superpower and, arguably, none of the countries in the Global South has as much...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2022, 2:08 am (UTC)

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Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness is, in many ways, an exploration of the human psyche, and the contrasts the author uses throughout the story point to the contrasts in a person’s own mind and in...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2022, 1:58 am (UTC)

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History

Craig M. Cameron's article “Race and Identity: The Culture of Combat in the Pacific War” focuses on the racial stereotypes held on both sides of the Japanese and Allied conflict during World War...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2022, 12:06 am (UTC)

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Literature

The influential and long-lasting reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901) gives its name also to the literary production of the period which was characterized by important economic and social changes....

Latest answer posted July 27, 2022, 12:04 pm (UTC)

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David Copperfield

Charles Dickens's David Copperfield exhibits many of the characteristics of a bildungsroman. Let's look at those characteristics and how the novel expresses them. First, a bildungsroman is a novel...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2022, 1:51 pm (UTC)

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The Great Gatsby

For Jay Gatsby, women are prizes to be won. As the novel progresses, we learn more and more about Gatsby's desire to win Daisy back. However, throughout it all, he never mentions anything about her...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2022, 6:46 pm (UTC)

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Poetry

The poem “Drought” by Sitanshu Yashaschandra is about the literal and figurative effects of a serious drought on the speaker, their family, and their community. The speaker refers to animals, human...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2022, 6:55 am (UTC)

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