Bill Watterson

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  • Calvin And Hobbes The Voice Of The Lonely Child Analysis

    Writing a persuasive essay can be done in various ways. In Libby Hill’s essay “Calvin and Hobbes: The Voice of the Lonely Child”, she uses methods such as emotional appeal and testimony to connect to her readers. In Melissa Rubin’s essay, “Advertisements R Us”, she uses a very different approach as to how she persuades her reader. Rubin concentrates on logical appeal and historical facts to prove her claims. Both of these essays present reasonable arguments in different techniques as to what their claims are, how they display their evidence, and how they present the evidence to their readers, but Rubin’s essay is more persuasive because she presents a logical approach to argue her evidence. In the essay, “Advertisements R Us”, Rubin goes on to explain how advertisements, through persuasion, reveal a great deal about the current society. Rubin specifically focuses on a Coca-Cola ad from the 1950’s. She points out evidence from the ad that reflects on what was happening in America’s society in that particular time period. In “Calvin and Hobbes: The Voice of the Lonely Child”, Hill shows the underlying meaning of the comic strip was loneliness. She relates it to her readers by giving examples of her own childhood growing up with the comic strip. In “Calvin and Hobbes: The Voice of the Lonely Child”, Hill claims in her second paragraph that the underlying theme was loneliness in “Calvin and Hobbes”. She goes on to be more specific in saying that the comic strip was really geared…

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  • Persuasive High Chair Debate

    The student government body is similar to that of the House of Representatives. Each person on the governing body gets to express their view points. Also like the House of Representatives, the student legislative body is overseen by an assembly or legislative chair. The legislative chair is responsible for setting an agenda to be discussed each week at the general body meetings. On the agenda, bills are up for vote and discussion. Usually, a member of the legislative body will propose a bill to…

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  • Essay On Teen Activist

    Alex Lin help the environment and help the ecosystem by recycling 300,000 pounds of ewaste because ewaste holds chemicals in it he been doing it when he was in 5th grade and it all started when he watch Tv about ewaste he create computers and made media centers he had some help with his friend also a recycling company to when he call them to give them broken electronics then recreated them and donated to families students and won the bill now everyone is recycling ewaste. Iqbal Inspires the…

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  • A. B. 361 Case Study

    A.B. 361 was presented by Assemblyman Carrillo. The purpose of the bill is to address deceptive trade practices. Assemblyman Carrillo stated that section 1 of the bill would consider a deceptive practice on a company/business if that entity charges a fee to individuals who (1) simply want to update or change certain records such as billing or credit information and (2) to speak to a natural person as opposed to an automated telephone system. Another provision of the bill would change the font…

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  • Importance Of Bill Of Rights Towards Animals

    In the United States people around the country, no matter the the color of their skin, religion, race, or gender, everyone is considered equal under the eyes of the law, the constitution and the bill of rights, however not everything is included in it. Animals have been the long discussed and most argued in weather or not they should be carrying a bill of rights, personally I agree. Images, videos, and the entire internet web has shown proof and facts showing the cruelty and exploitation of…

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  • Analysis: Gift From Beyond The Grave

    Gift From Beyond The Grave Most teenagers are given a bit of money to spend or a special gift for their sweet sixteen that are kept as a keepsake. On my sixteenth birthday, I received money from my grandmother that I will never spend. I was given a five dollar bill dated back to 1950 that my grandfather kept in a box since the day he was gifted it. My grandmother wrote to me on a notecard my grandfather had from when he was a lawyer that has “From A. B. Stover written on the bottom. It reminds…

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  • Malala Yousafzai Informative Speech

    fixed many pounds of computer that residents would normally throw away. Then, he made electronic stations all over the world. Alex Lin first started to do something about e-waste in fifth grade after the 2004 Wall Street Journal article. Only 18 percent of computers and televisions were recycled in 2007. More than 300 of the fixed computers that Alex Lin fixed, was donated to students without the privilege of having a computer. Alex Lin explained from “Alex Lin, Teenage Activist”, “We…

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  • Essay On The Relationship Between President And Congress

    process requires the president and congress to work together to create laws. Article 1 of the constitution states that “all legislative powers granted herein shall be vested in a congress of the united states” (Fisher 2007, 84). Congress is made up of two chambers, the House of Representatives and the Senate, both of these chambers share an equal role in creating legislation (Chamberlain 1946). The president also has an important role in creating legislation at the beginning of the process and…

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  • Persuasive Speaker Reflection

    recalling a certain portion of my speech at the time. To fix this error in my speech, I would improvise by bringing up my personal ideologies that were founded on libertarianism, but not all the students would approve with the libertarian policies. Furthermore, I will now move on to my persuasive and special speech, which were my decent speeches for this class. Throughout my persuasive speech, I would discuss about repealing the $15 Minimum Wage Bill from California’s legislator, considering…

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  • Jack The Mountie Character Analysis

    Of course, Jack and Bill also have more investigations to do thanks to some information that has come to light regarding Mr. Gowen. I simply adore the pairing of these two--kind of like the dynamic duo of the Old West. One has to go by the books, and the other can be a little more creative in his interpretation of the law. Together, they are invincible as they solve whatever crime or perceived crime comes their way. As Bill, Jack is handsome, rugged and certainly committed to justice at any…

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