Archive for the ‘English and Literature’ Category

Should social media be allowed to collect data from it’s users

For this assignment, your goal is to share your position and “join the conversation” on the topic you have been researching all quarter by preparing your writing for print or online publication.  Readers of commentaries want to grasp the issue you are presenting and understand your angle right away.  You must make your point quickly […]

only daughter

part 1:Explain the difference between “only daughter” and “only a daughter” in this essay.  Is there anything here that resonates with your experience either as a daughter, or as the brother of an only daughter in the family?  If you’re a man, and have no sisters, how would this essay speak to you?  Does it […]

Discussion

no work cited page necessary After reading these 3 selections attached below, list and discuss as many similarities as you observe between Kings speech and Lincolns Gettysburg Address. Also discuss how King is perhaps talking back to the Declaration of Independence. As you note the connections between texts, consider why it is important to do […]

Discussion

no work cited page necessary After reading these 3 selections attached below, list and discuss as many similarities as you observe between Kings speech and Lincolns Gettysburg Address. Also discuss how King is perhaps talking back to the Declaration of Independence. As you note the connections between texts, consider why it is important to do […]

Watching a video and writing a short paragraph about it

After watching Alfred Hitchcock’s version of the story, write a short paragraph focusing on how Hitchcock portrays the characters of Mary and her husband. Was this portrayal similar to the way you perceived the characters as you read the story? How was the portrayal similar or different to your view? Did watching the film change […]

leadership

Write a short paper (2 pages plus a cover page and reference page) on any three characteristics that you think are important for a good leader. State the three characteristics in your introduction, tell me why you think this is important, and give an example in context. Quote at least two resources.  Please use APA […]

Argument Analysis Essay

Please write an analysis of ONE of the following: Go Ahead, Speak for Yourself by Kwame Anthony Appiah (pgs. 114-115)https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/10/opinion/sunday/speak-for-yourself.html How Do You Explain the ‘Obvious’ by Nausicaa Renner (pgs. 117-119)https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/21/magazine/how-do-you-explain-the-obvious.html The Checklist for Analyzing a Text will be extremely helpful to you as you develop your analysis. You are welcome to do outside research, […]

M8.2 Discussion: Oral Communication – Final Project Presentation GECC

M8.2 Discussion: Oral Communication – Final Project Presentation GECC At the end of last week, you submitted the culmination of 7 weeks of thinking, research, and writing. You should be proud of what youve accomplished! This week, youll get the chance to share your Final Project with your peers in a short “elevator pitch” video […]

fight for independence

https://guides.lib.jjay.cuny.edu/c.php?g=288395&p=1922291 1. Write a positive essay about one of the key individuals of the Revolution: Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Swamp Fox, Betsy Ross, etc. Here’s a list of many  of those for you to consider: https://guides.lib.jjay.cuny.edu/c.php?g=288395&p=1922291 (Links to an external site.) You must have three reliable sources (books or journals, no Wikipedia). Except […]

Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz is credited with being one of the leading intellectuals of “mexicanidad.”  In the three poems you have read, how do you see Paz’s exploration of his Mexican identity?  Is there something universal in the poems that speaks to you and your own sense of identity (even if you are not Mexican)?  Why or […]

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