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    Carpe Diem Analysis

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    The Carpe Diem poetry was largely known for the theme of “seizing the day,” covering a number of issues in society. More importantly, the technique often described the sexual activities and urgency for people to use their opportunities. At that time, society often nurtured modesty and the conservative nature that was against extra-marital sexual activities. The exposure and the explicit content in the poems were not that common, even the deeper meaning discussed, revealing the sexual deeds. In most cases, the poets employed the use of sexual innuendos in order to make the poem seem more harmless. In fact, most of the sexual innuendos provided a way to make the poems less explicit, and only a few people could understand the deeper meaning that…

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    animals usually tried protesting in the story but were stopped by fear. Napoleon had many forms of fear, to keep control over the animals (the dogs, no rations, or more work). Since the protests didn’t take place, the doubts the animals had, didn’t become clear. That means that the animals followed Napoleon's rules through fear, not through free will or trust. Lastly, throughout the story, many persuasive techniques were portrayed, but many such as innuendo and ad hominem weren’t effective. That…

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    because fear causes soldiers to sin for their desired pleasures, and destructive because it causes them to think about death and behave morally. C.S. Lewis uses innuendos and sarcasm to show differences between heaven and hell. In The Screwtape Letters, innuendos are used to show differences between heaven and hell. Lebouf says “Satire is a powerful art form which has the ability to point out the deficiencies in certain human behaviors and the social issues” which Lewis uses satire to prove a…

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    Distraction In Language

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    Language has been around for many a millennia, but written language has been in use for only the past 3,000 years or so. Written English has been in use for even less than that, but there are many underlying aspects of the language which are overlooked and underappreciated that should be observed more meticulously. Whether it is the medium through which we receive text, Innuendo, underlying connotative meanings, proverbial meanings, or even meaningless words. In today’s day and age, phones and…

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    America’s most controversial topics gaining many different opinions from the public, including Pamela Ronald’s. Pamela Ronald uses rhetorical devices in her speech titled “The Case for Engineering Our Food” such as truth surrogate, rhetorical explanation and innuendo to make the reader believe that genetically modifying food is not dangerous…

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    my head, and tucks me into a tight spot. Lickity-split, she’ll feel the full force of my contact, the one who confines me, a woman with braided hair. That eye will be wet. The answer that scholars have agreed upon most often for this riddle is onion. That is not the initial impression given when reading the riddle though as the sexual innuendo tends to bring a phallus to mind. Murphy brings up the possibility that scholars first studying this work in the nineteenth century may…

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    On this conference call, Mr. Smith’s behavior was unsatisfactory as well. He displayed antagonism and vengefulness right from the very beginning of the meeting. For example, I began facilitation of the call by stating Mr. Smith was unable to join the call because of a prior commitment, as he had previously communicated. However, Mr. Smith was on the call and responded with the innuendo “I’m here…Chuck, did you check your email?” implying I should have but didn’t. Innuendos like this are a…

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    Actual or attempted rape or sexual assault Unwanted pressure for sexual favors Unwanted deliberate touching, leaning over, cornering, or pinching Unwanted sexual looks or gestures Unwanted letters, telephone calls, or materials of a sexual nature Unwanted pressure for dates Unwanted sexual teasing, jokes, remarks, or questions Referring to an adult as a girl, hunk, doll, babe, or honey Whistling at someone Cat calls Sexual comments Turning work discussions to sexual topics Sexual innuendos…

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    riddles, but they have been answered by scholars over the years. Some riddles were double-entendres, such as Riddle 25 ("I am a wondrous creature: to women a thing of joyful expectation, to close-lying companions serviceable. I harm no city-dweller excepting my slayer alone. My stem is erect and tall––I stand up in bed––and whiskery somewhere down below. Sometimes a countryman's quite comely daughter will venture, bumptious girl, to get a grip on me. She assaults my red self and seizes my head…

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    Vic Noll Civics Likens 3 January 4th, 2016 Civics CBA: Bethel vs Fraser On April 26, 1983, 17-year-old Matthew Fraser, a senior at Bethel High School in Bethel, Washington, spoke to a school assembly to nominate a classmate for vice president of the student government. Students were required either to attend the assembly or go to study hall. about 600 students attended this assembly, where Fraser gave a lewd, and inappropriate speech riddled with sexual innuendos. some kids laughed, others in…

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