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English and Literature

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  • Journal Topics for The Secret In Their Eyes


    Journal Topics for The Secret In Their Eyes

    The Secret in Their Eyes (2009) was produced by Juan José Campanella, Gerardo Herrero, and Mariela Besuievski as a Argentine-Spanish coproduction. The film was directed by Juan José Campanella and the cinematographer was Félix Monti. The Secret in Their Eyes won the Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film in 2010.


    1. 1. How would you describe the visual style of the film in terms of lenses utilized, camera placement and movement, and editing?
    1. 2. How would you describe the role of Espósito’s friend Pablo Sandova How does his character and style of acting contribute to the narrative?
    1. 3. Which scenes or sequences had the greatest impact on you in terms of effectiveness, emotional impact or style?
    1. 4. Who is you favorite character in the film and why?
    1. 5. The film raises questions of what is truth, what is fantasy, and finally what is justice? What conclusions about these issues if any did you take from the film?
  • ENG 115 Week 7 Assignment 3.1: Determining Causes and Effects

  • Final Essay: Should animal testing for medical purposes be allowed to continue


    Final Essay: Should animal testing for medical purposes be allowed to continue?

    1116 words

  • ENGL062 Week 6: Communicating via social networking sites



    “Does communicating via social networking sites, such as Facebook, negatively affect the ability of young people to socialize and to develop and maintain healthy relationships?”

    3 Pages

  • Rhetorical Modes Quiz 1 COM/155 Version 6


    University of Phoenix Material                                                  

    Rhetorical Modes Quiz

    Complete the following chart to identify the purpose and  structure of the various rhetorical modes used in academic writing. Provide at least two tips for writing each type of rhetorical device.

    • Purpose
    • Structure
    • Tips
    • Rhetorical mode
    • Narration
    • Illustration
    • Description
    • Classification
    • Process analysis
    • Definition
    • Comparison and contrast
    • Cause and effect
    • Persuasion

    Copyright © 2011  by Flat World Knowledge. All rights reserved. Adapted with permission.

    Select one  of the topics below and  determine at least one  rhetorical mode  that would be appropriate for addressing the topic you selected. Write 100 to 150 words explaining the topic you selected, the rhetorical mode, and why you think this mode  is most appropriate for addressing your topic.

    • Pollution
    • Workplace proposal for a new initiative
    • Arguing to change a law
    • Building a new park in your town
    • Climate change
    • Profile of your best friend or a family member
  • Oedipus Rex: A Complex Tale of Free Will, Innocence, Fate, and the Accused (Draft Version)



        Regarding Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, it has been argued many times that the problem with Oedipus, the thing that finally leads to his downfall, is his pride.  True, he tries to defy the prophets and the gods, but the punishment he finally suffers is truly wretched.  Does he get what he deserves?  Does he deserve what he gets?  Imagine that you are either Oedipus’ defense attorney, or the attorney prosecuting against him for the people, and make your case.


    Each paper should be 7-8 pages in length, double spaced.  They should answer the specific question that I have asked for each.  Each paper needs to contain the following elements:

    –Your name and class information on the top left hand corner.  Put your first and last name, the name of the class, the instructor’s name, and the date.

    –Continuous last name and page number on each page as a “header” at the top right hand corner of your paper.  Example:  Smith 1

    –A title.  A good title indicates the tone and focus of your essay.

    –Introductory paragraph(s).  This paragraph (or the first two paragraphs, depending how you as a writer organize your ideas), introduces the topic in general, the title of the literary work you are discussing and the author’s name, and should contain a thesis statement indicating your main idea for the paper.

    –Thesis statement.  This sentence absolutely needs to be a statement, not a question.  You are telling the reader, within this statement, what specific idea you are going to focus upon within the rest of your essay.

    –Clear supporting paragraphs.  These paragraphs are the “meat” of your essay, and should contain topic sentences (the main idea of each paragraph), and examples from the readings (or other sources, such as other essays) supporting your ideas.  All direct quotations and paraphrases need to be written using the MLA format for literary analysis papers.

    –Concluding paragraph.  This paragraph is a restatement (not a repetition) of your introductory paragraph.  It should summarize your main points, restate your thesis in a different way, and leave the reader wanting more and thinking about the ideas you have established throughout your paper.

    Quotations should be cited from the Textbook:

    “Perrine’s Literature:  Structure, Sound, and Sense.”  Twelfth Edition.  Thomas Arp, Greg Johnson.  ISBN 978-0-285-05205-2.

    You may also need to do outside research (use outside sources), and if you do use outside sources, you will need to use the MLA format in listing all of your sources.  The outside sources can be from books, magazines, professional journals, films, documentaries, the Internet, etc.  You will also need to prepare a Works Cited page if you use outside sources.

  • List the contributions Havelock Ellis and Alfred Kinsey made to the science of human sexuality


    Module 1

    • List the contributions Havelock Ellis and Alfred Kinsey made to the science of human sexuality.
    • List 4 concerns to keep in mind when doing experimental sexual research

    Module 2

    • Using Figures 2.5, 2.6, and 2.7, list the one phase that is similar in all 3 cycles and explain why this is the case.
    • List the detection methods and symptoms of the following female cancers:
      • Cervical
      • Endometrial
      • Ovarian
      • Breast

    Module 3

    • List the physical changes or symptoms that occur during the male climacteric.
    • Describe where the components of semen come from, the amount and the function of each component.

    Module 4

    • List the effects and possible side effects of the following as they relate to being used as aphrodisiacs: amyl nitrate and Viagra.
    • List the stages of Kaplan’s and Masters’ and Johnson’s models of sexual response and describe the benefit of one over the other.
  • Essay 2: Kairos, “The end of walking” by Antonia Malchik


    First, please read this article

    Then, analyze this article as required instructions:
    Considering what you have learned through your research, why do you believe the author’s discussion is timely, noteworthy, and/or important?

    The writer must include a Works Cited. References, or Bibliography containing at least 3 secondary sources other than the primary article.
    In addition, the writer must include at least 3 references to 3 different sources listed in the Works Cited, References, or Bibliography.
    The writer may also include material from the primary article.
    At least 1 of these references must be incorporated in a block quotation.

    I’ve provided an example for you, but the sample does NOT mean that you have to follow *this writer’s approach to make your essay work.  But: this is a pretty strong example of an essay that successfully puts various sources and events “in conversation” with the writer’s primary author to establish the timeliness of the latter’s publication.

  • Analysis of Robert F. Kennedy’s speech on the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.


    Analyzing Robert F. Kennedy’s speech on the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    The Assignment will be a 3-4 page (excluding cover page
    and references) research essay analyzing a famous speech for
    syllogisms, logical fallacies, and/or rhetorical appeals.

    The famous speech is Robert F. Kennedy’s speech on the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Kennedy, the United States senator from New York, was campaigning to earn the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination when he learned that King had been assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Earlier that day Kennedy had spoken at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend and at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Before boarding a plane to attend campaign rallies in Indianapolis, Kennedy learned that King had been shot. When he arrived, Kennedy was informed that King had died. Despite fears of riots and concerns for his safety, Kennedy went ahead with plans to attend a rally at 17th and Broadway in the heart of Indianapolis’s African-American ghetto. That evening Kennedy addressed the crowd, many of whom had not heard about King’s assassination. Instead of the rousing campaign speech they expected, Kennedy offered brief, impassioned remarks for peace that is considered to be one of the great public addresses of the modern era.

    Describe and then analyze the speech by identifying and explaining syllogisms, logical fallacies, and/or rhetorical appeals.

    You should use a minimum of 3-6 sources (no Wikipedia) in support of your Assignment.

    Writing expectations include competency in the following:
    Sentence Structure
    Verb Tense and Agreement
    Pronoun Use
    Introduction & Conclusion

    Other Useful Tips:
    Must be double-spaced with 1-inch margins and typed in 12-point Times New Roman.
    Do not use “too many” quotes and do not use any long quotes. I would rather have you paraphrase the authors. Besides, quotes do not count toward your page total (and I know you can do a better job paraphrasing)! If you use a quote from an author, you must provide a page number.