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  • Humor In 'Me Talk Pretty One Day'

    Humor Essay Many works of literature today have persuasive strategies incorporated in them to grab the reader’s attention. Most of the time, writers also use strategies such as humor to send a crucial message to the audience. While this is one effective way of sending a message, other writers utilize formal writing to express the seriousness of a problem. Both methods are effective in getting a message across; however, writing without humor is stronger than those with humor because it is straightforward and comprehensible. Works without the use of humor have a stronger effect on the readers due to the fact that writers get their point across right away, which make it easier for the audience to comprehend. For example, in Francine Prose’s “I Know Why The Caged Bird Cannot Read,“ she stresses the lack of importance in the literature students read. When she states, “that I should find myself teaching...eager college undergraduate and graduate students would-be writers handicapped” (Prose 180), she informs the audience that literature students are being taught have no impact on their education because no essential skill is retained. In addition, Prose shows her disappointment in the teachers who are ineffectively educating their students with the current works of literature. She emphasizes her message directly to the audience by being critically honest. Since she informs the audience in an honest manner, she makes it easier for the readers to realize the problems she stresses.…

    Words: 1049 - Pages: 5
  • Rose Parody: A Narrative Fiction

    A fit 35 with a well honed body carrying no excess fat. A couple of inches over 6 foot in height. Black hair combed straight back with no parting. Kind brown eyes over drawn cheeks and thin lips. Wearing a white check short sleeve shirt and grey flannelled trouser with woollen cardigan. No shoes on, showing both his socks were darned with different coloured wools. Rose, upstairs in bed, was finding it difficult to read the Daily Express news paper, which was two days old anyway. Listening to the…

    Words: 2033 - Pages: 9
  • Ellis Island: A Short Story

    couldn't come to this magnificent country. I was awoken from my haze by a man yelling at me “ come here” I walked over and said, “ yes”, he said” I work for a newspaper company and I noticed that you don't look like the normal new yorker” I said “ I'm from Germany, I came through Ellis Island” , “great” he said cheerfully “ come with me”. He motioned his hand inside this building with big blue sign with red writing that said New York Newspaper. The walls was a cream colored like sand, the wood…

    Words: 1880 - Pages: 8
  • T. Molitor Experiment

    molitor. During our second experiment, the colours of the T. molitor was noted, and the two T. molitor of dark brown colour used, moved relatively slow as compared to the others. Our results showed that the two dark brown T. molitor moved a mean distance of 3.8cm, whereas the three black T. molitor of the same trial moved a mean distance of 17.6 cm (one moved an abnormal amount of 28cm), the two brown T. molitor moved a mean distance of 9.05 cm (one of them was missing 2 legs), and the three…

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  • Descriptive Essay On Chloé Brown

    A shy, sassy girl with brown straight hair, deep dark brown eyes, was named Chloé Brown; lived in a nice modern gated community with her family. Her parents were the type of parents that everyone could ever dream of having; comical, admirable and mainly laid back but also have a strict side. Even though Chloé had the “perfect” life that everyone was jealous of, she did not understand to appreciate when she was an arrogant, sassy fifteen-year-old freshman at Avon Park High School. She hated…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The American Dream

    Never had enough to pay fees and I remember one time I hid under the rust brown table that was located at the back of the classroom when the principal came to take everybody 's fees and looking through the holes of the table in front of my to see if she was looking for me. I didn 't have the money for the fee that month. I was too embarrassed to tell her I didn’t have the money again. I knew I was going to be in trouble and get hit in front of the whole school like last time.Having to stand in…

    Words: 1565 - Pages: 6
  • Velázquez Painting Analysis

    server over the Jesus figure and his companions compensates for the spiritual disparity between the server and the Jesus figure. Yet, by utilizing the placement of the kitchenware, the postures of the figures, and the server’s seeingness and hearingness, Velázquez reveals the server’s physical relationship and symbolic transformation from being the lesser to being equivalent to the Jesus figure. At the bottom right corner of the painting, the clove of garlic is in front of the mortar and…

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  • Personal Narrative: Granite State Gym

    Personal Narrative Can you spontaneously explode from a cut? Was the question when I was at Granite State Gymnastics, the place where I train 8 months of the year for a 4 month competition season. The gym has a small airlock style walk in with wooden boards as a floor. Once inside, the space is about 4 feet wider than the door frame and has a nicer stripped wooden floor that is light brown and a L stairs to your left when you walk in with a bathroom in front of you and a school flyer style…

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  • Short Story On St. Ebott

    blood dripping down from above.They gently pressed their fingers against their forehead, lifting them back up to see both of there fingers covered in blood , some still running down the finger. Sitting on a bed of millions of golden buttercups picking one of them up wiping the thin blood stream off there face, shoving the bloody flower in their pocket in order to not ruin the beautiful glow the others gave off. Then hearing a voice, a fainted hand forming a body behind them, reveling another…

    Words: 1181 - Pages: 5
  • The Pros And Cons Of Political Cartoons

    many artists subtly try to persuade the viewers of their artwork to take action. The first image I looked at was a political cartoon by Steve Sack from The Minneapolis Star Tribune regarding the Flint water crisis. This cartoon depicts Governor Snyder on a rowboat next to some measuring spectrum and a buoy that is labeling “Flint water supply”. The characteristic of this image that stood out to me the most from the beginning was the lack of color. The two dominant colors in this cartoon are red…

    Words: 1426 - Pages: 6
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