Examples of Descriptive Essay

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  • War And Morality In The Iliad

    Natasha The War on Morality Morality is defined as principles concerning the line between right and wrong, or good and bad. Ethics is defined as moral guidelines that govern a person's actions. Morality and ethics are often suspended in war time. This fact is demonstrated by the massive amount of civilian casualties that wars seem to carry as well as, the destruction of homes and land. But why would such a thing occur. After all, wars are fought by humans who have the capacity for compassion. In an ideal world these things would be less likely to occur. Using the Iliad to provide points, it is the purpose of this essay to demonstrate why such things happen. The Iliad is a story of strife and struggle between two countries, the Greeks and the Trojans. The reason for their plight is a woman. This woman’s name is Helen. Helen is the most beautiful woman in the world. So beautiful in fact, that all her suitors swore an oath to fight for the suitor who won her hand, in the case that Helen was abducted. Helen was married to Menelaus of Sparta. Unfortunately, due to the meddling of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, Helen ended up being swept off to Troy to be with Paris, a Trojan prince. The actions of the goddess end up causing a war due to the vows of the others who vied for Helen's hand. This war led to the emergence of many minor heroes, such as Diomedes, as well as, a great deal of death on both sides. Two large heroes appeared on both sides of the fight, Hector of Troy and…

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  • Sport Does Not Build Character Essay

    development. The idea that character development can be acquired if the athlete is under the right circumstances is also shown in Dr. Stoll’s study of character development among athletes. When athlete took a class about moral development and learned about what making morally right decisions and actions may look like, their test scores of moral developments increased (Stoll, 2016). This also goes to show that it is possible for character to be developed through teaching and coaching. The problem…

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  • Example Of Descriptive Research Paper

    “You are just like your grandfather.” Is something I’ve heard almost weekly for as long as I can remember. It is also the best compliment I will ever receive. If there is someone I could ever strive to be like it would be Kenneth Lampp. Sitting in his office chair with his white hair brushed back, ready to be hidden under a cowboy hat for the rest of the day. His wrinkles are like deep trenches that hold 84 years of laughter, love, war, and wisdom. You can almost read the history on his face.…

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  • Sample Research Questions

    The descriptive analyses include different statistical methods, such as, Chi-Square, independent sample T-Test, Bivariate correlation, and Binary regression. The survey focuses primarily on the students’ spending, such as acquiring textbooks, living on campus vs. off campus, enrolling in the university’s meal plan, transportation costs, as well as any other costs that are important for the students’ needs and success during college. Since the respondents all come from different backgrounds,…

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  • Atlanta Police Descriptive Essay Example

    Descriptive Essay I chose to do my internship at Atlanta Police Department CID Unit. This is the investigations unit they follow up with victims after an Atlanta police officer takes the report. An investigation officer deals with about 20 caseloads a day. When the investigator calls the victim, they ask them to explain what happened and they advise how they can proceed with the case, whether that be to look at cameras of the crime or to take a warrant out on the person they…

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  • The Tell Tale Heart Figurative Language Analysis

    Characters have minds, feeling, moods, and looks, just like humans and we put them in a text and can’t help pretending that they exist. In the short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe, the author uses descriptive writing and figurative language to develop the characters. “The Tell-Tale Heart” is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe that uses descriptive writing to develop the characters in a way to make the story interesting. One example is, “Many a night, just at midnight,…

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  • Compare And Contrast Perfume And Chronicle Of A Death Foretold

    The memorable impact of novels and short stories arise from the careful and often brilliant creation of detail by the writers. The purpose of this essay is to explore the role and impact of a few significant details in the novels Perfume by Patrick Suskind and Chronicles of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Both works encompass a handful of similar descriptive details. An example of a descriptive detail shared amongst both works would be the sense of smell. Another example of both of…

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  • Self Objectification Research

    aim of this research is to explore the role of age and group norms, on levels of self-objectification. This will be studied quantitatively and if hypothesises are supported, would provide evidence that the influence of injunctive and descriptive group norms may depend on what age group you belong to. Self-objectification is a form of self perception in which one sees themselves as having the properties of an object and regards themselves from a third-person perspective (Fredrickson & Roberts,…

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  • Increasing Diversity In Congress

    If increasing descriptive representation was a goal of the redistricting process across the country, it would likely result in more women and minorities as congresspersons. Increasing the diversity in Congress is an important goal, both because having descriptive representation increases people’s confidence in Congress, as well as because having more diverse backgrounds and personal experiences in Congress increases the diversity of bills that are introduced on the floor (Schildkraut, Sept. 22).…

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  • Life Under The Doublespeak Office Analysis

    is to explain what doublespeak is. The author, William Lutz also gives examples of doublespeak. As the author, William Lutz, stated in the essay, Life under the Chief Doublespeak Office, in paragraph one, ‘The meaning of Doublespeak is language that only pretends to say something; it’s language that hides, evades or misleads’ (Lutz, n.d., para 1). An example that the author, William Lutz uses in the essay Life under the Doublespeak Office, is “With doublespeak, no truck driver is the worst…

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