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Persuasive EssayErica CrawleyCOMM215August 10, 2014University of Phoenix
Running head: PERSUASIVE ESSAY
Persuasive EssayMany people can benefit from joining the Military service for a lot of different reasons. Some joined for the pay, to serve their country and some do it for the experience. There are many reason people join the United States Army. Some other reasons to join the Army could be job security, education benefits, health insurance benefits, life insurance benefits and career assessment to name a few. Serving your country for reason personal to you can come with great benefits and life-long lessons. The three that are going to be focus on are job
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in the mind of many individuals, most especially to the severely ill and dying, and does not share the freedom of discussing such matters between doctor and patient. Together, we can help one other turn away from what's morally wrong and open up to better ways in dealing the last minutes of a dying loved one by accepting their condition with an open mind, despite a hectic situation.
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After a long day on the job. You want to lose yourself in your thoughts and the inconsequential words of others sitting or standing nearby. So, where do adults go? It is entirely acceptable for those of us over the age of twenty-one, but for those underage, even the thought is scary.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do it.Drinking is bad, so don't do
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First & Last Name First & Last NameEnglish 101/Section #DateEssay #2The Committer vs. the Non-CommitterThere are many types of men in the world, and each type displays a variety of distinguishable characteristics. Women should become aware of these characteristics before considering a prospective mate. The smallest of personal details, from where and how they met (including the first date), the way he walks and talks, the clothes he wears, the career choice he's made, the vacation spots he frequents, or the automobile he drives can offer valuable, meaningful, insightful clues to whether or not a man will ever settle down with anyone. There are two main types of men
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Tarone (1977), further elaborated by Tarone (1983), classified communication strategies as follows:
1. Paraphrase a. Approximation … use of a single target language vocabulary item or structure, which the learner knows is not correct, but which shares enough semantic features in common with the desired item to satisfy the speaker (e.g. pipe for water pipe ) b. Word coinage … the learner makes up a new word in order to communicate a desired concept (e.g. "airball" for balloon ) c. Circumlocution … the learner describes the characteristics or elements of the objects or action instead of using the appropriate target language item or structure (e.g
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stabbed by all the conspirators panic ensued and to convince Rome of their honorable intentions Brutus gave a funeral speech. Mark Antony, a very close friend of Caesar, gave his speech after Brutus had given his. Mark Antony’s speech is more persuasive to the Roman people because of his outstanding use of pathos, sarcasm, and logos.
During Mark Antony's speech to the Roman people he uses Pathos In just about every stanza to appeal to the emotions of the people. Perhaps one of the more profound uses of pathos in his speech is in the second stanza lines 4-7 when he says, “He Hath brought many captives home to Rome Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill: Did this in Caesar seem
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in today's organizations, is not only used to convey information within or beyond an organization, but also seeks to persuade and influence people. Adler and Elmhorst (2002) define persuasion as "an act of motivating an audience, through communication, to voluntarily change a particular belief, attitude or behaviour." Great political leaders, such as Winston Churchill and John F Kennedy, have used persuasion skills to win over their nations. Successful business leaders, such as Jack Welch and Lee Ioccoca, have used persuasion skills to lead their companies to succeed. Proposals, goodwill and motivational speeches and debates are persuasive forms of putting forth thoughts and ideas with the
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Persuasive speech McDonalds
There are many fast food restaurants in the world, but only one is number one. McDonald’s has been consistently at the very top of all fast food chains for a very long time. What makes McDonald’s the best is the food they serve, and their family-like atmosphere that draws billions of people to its various locations all around the world.
Why do they come?
The number one reason people come to McDonalds is because its affordable some people are not as fortune as others and can’t afford a nice meal at a restraint. How good is it that people can take the whole family and not waste money? Like a big mac is only costs $5.55 and if you want it in a medium meal
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Persuasive Essay - Gay RightsIn 2008, gay marriage was legalised in the state of California for 142 days, before being voted out agin. During this time, 18,000 day and lesbian couples married. Ladies and Gentlemen, I am here today to argue that all couples should be allowed to marry, despite their sexual preference. The first point I would like to raise is that marriages in general are extremely expensive. They give a massive boost to the economy of the areas effected. Now imagine that, say, 100,000 people who had not previously been permitted to marry in their area, married. This would be a huge boost to the economy of local businesses and churches, all benefitting the community at
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Per. 1Hawaiian Monarchy Persuasive EssayThought the entire Hawaiian monarchy there were 8 monarchs that ruled Hawaii. There are numerous reasons to argue on how the monarchy was overthrown. Kauikeaouli, also known as Kamehameha the Third was the first Hawaiian monarch to allow any sort of land ownership in Hawaii. This was a completely new idea to the Hawaiians. He also started a group of land commissioners to record and document the land claims from foreigners and Hawaiians. The last thing with land ownership that Kamehameha the third did was start the Kuleana act. This made it very difficult for Hawaiians to legally own land. When Kamehameha the third began land ownership through land
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The Shawshank Redemption
“Keep hope alive!” “Yes! We can.” All of these are slogans of inspiration that define the human spirit. Without hope life would be dull with nothing to work toward in a positive fashion. In the movie The Shawshank Redemption (1994), the director, Frank Darabot, uses time and space to slowly unfold author, Stephen King’s, short story entitled, Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption. Time serves as a dual reference of torture as well as the locale for the slow, eventual achievement of Andy’s escape, his seemingly impossible goal for nearly twenty-eight years. Shawshank redefines the lapse of time for
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many people try to protest things they do not agree with, yet none will be remembered like Nelson Mendela and Mohandas Ghandi will be. Nelson Mendela is known for his use of violent protests to force the South African government to end the apartheid that was happening during his lifetime. He was admired by the members of his country, which is why he became the first black president of South Africa. Mendela was an influential man in history, similarly to Ghandi. Mohandas Ghandi taught the people of India how to peacefully protest against things they do not agree with by using cordial tactics. Ghandi practiced what he taught. He was an example to others that you can get what you want without taking the lives of others. He did the impossible by bringing together the Hindus and Muslims. Nelson Mendela and Mohandas Ghandi were persuasive philosophers who spread their beliefs through protests and greatly impacted the world during their final years on earth.
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Persuasive Articles on Gun Control
Persuading an audience can be done in several different fashions, one of which is Hugh Rank’s Model of Persuasion. Rank’s model states that two major strategies are used to achieve the particular goal of persuasion. These strategies are nicely set into two main schemas; the first method is to exaggerate an aspect of something, known as “intensify.” While the second is to discredit it, which is referred to as “downplay.” Al Franken, Jeffrey Snyder, Harlan Ellison, and George Will, have all written persuasive articles about gun control.
In reading all of the various articles on gun control by authors, I found George F. Will’s The Last
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Persuasive language is a literary technique in which the speaker tries to persuade the audience to believe a certain idea. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speech “I Have a Dream” is very important to our nation’s history because it addresses several of the nation’s problems, the biggest being racial segregation. In The Valiant, written by Holworthy Hall and Robert Middlemass, the biggest conflict is people questioning who the main character really is. The character, James Dyke, uses persuasive language to influence the other characters whereas the speech “I Have a Dream” by King uses multiple rhetorical devices to persuade and influence the audience. First, the speech “I Have a Dream” will be
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been formed, fighting against the usage of marijuana. In the article, "Weed Whackers", Richard Lowry presents a persuasive argument on the anti-marijuana forces and why they are wrong. He makes logical claims using credible sources, which acts as a persuasive mechanism by appealing his audience.
Richard Lowry uses persuasive reasoning, arguing that marijuana prohibition relies on cultural prejudices. He makes logical claims arguing that marijuana is not as harmful as other drugs such as alcohol, nicotine and caffeine; however, despite the effects of the drug, the punishment for possession is extreme. Because of the minimal effects on how marijuana affects the body, he argues that it
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Most of us use the art of persuasive thinking every day in one way or another. However, most of the time we do not even realizes that we are using persuasion to influence that person. Unless we use the power of persuasion intended for whatever purpose such as to sell something or influence your intended target of something. There are many ways to be persuasive, but first must understand a few things such as human nature, thinking carefully and learning to control our emotions. When we are trying to persuade someone to accept our message, we are using the art of persuasion. One way to persuade someone into your way of thinking is to appeal to his or her pride is a deceitful persuasion
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United States Constitution Persuasive Essay
On September 17, 1787, 39 delegates from the thirteen colonies elegantly signed their names on the United States Constitution. Even as the signers read and marveled over their written documentation of our new government, they realized problems could still emerge in the Constitution that would need to be addressed. To solve this dilemma, the delegates came up with a way that the Constitution could be changed so that future generations could patch up any holes they found in this important document. These changes are called Amendments, and today there are a total of 27 of them. Each Amendment is crucial to our Constitution, but which one
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Persuasive Speech based on The Motivated Sequence, an approach to persuasion, as described in Getting Started in Public Speaking. (National Textbook Company, 1994). Five steps: Attention, Need, Satisfaction, Visualization, Action.Topic: HIV/AIDS educationAudience: College studentsBy Kathy RileyHave you ever saved a drowning child? One of my friends did in Okinawa some years ago. She remembers it so clearly today for the amazingly satisfying experience it was. Maybe you haven't had such an experience Have you ever saved someone's life? If so, you too know how satisfying, how wonderful that can feel. But even if you have only helped someone with some small thing, you know that feeling. You
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Persuasive Techniques Used in Poetry
Compare the persuasive techniques used in the poems. Say which poems
you feel are the most effective and Why?
Persuading poets have been writing poems on love, lust and nature
since the beginning of time. The 7 poems that are analysed here range
from the 16th-19th centuries.
These poems are all written by men arguing and persuading the effects
In “To virgins”, it appears that Robert Herrick uses small amounts of
natural imagery to persuade virgins and to stress the fast passing of
He begins with a time threatening statement urging the virgins to
”gather ye rosebuds while ye may” he then adds
“This same flower that
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Persuasive Essay Against Capital Punishment
“Kill. (Verb) To make someone or something die.”
Does anyone really think they have the right to take another person’s
life? Apparently yes.
Perhaps we should give the judge a knife and tell her that if she has
decided that the accused is guilty, she should stab him herself.
Perhaps then she would hesitate. But if many people (hundreds or
thousands who operate the judicial system) are involved, it spreads,
or even divides the feeling of culpability among many. They may feel
less guilty, especially if they believe that they are representing the
whole society of their country. What makes it seem more
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attention would be easier because you would end up telling them a narrative instead of a speech. The content and delivery alone can create impact as to how persuasive the idea is but of course timing and delivery are also important aspect of persuasion. If you have all of these, then you can persuade people and make them believe without worrying that it will only take a while. Depending on the type of audiences that you might have, persuasion varies from one character to another. There are people who believes that gender plays a role in becoming reliable hence male speakers are deemed to be more reliable while there are some cultures who easily believes in a woman speaker. Of course this is
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In thinking and decision making, it will be analyzed on three different types of thinking styles. The three thinking styles analyzed are Creative thinking, Logical thinking, and Persuasive thinking. These three thinking styles are some of the many important styles used in a workplace. Creative, logical, and persuasive is a great mix of thinking styles that helps a company becomes very successful in completing a job task. The three different types of thinking will be spoken of on how they each affect the critical thinking process. There will also be examples of each team member workplace decision making process that highlights the three different types of thinking. Thinking and decision
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In Shakespeare's "Othello" persuasive language is used predominantly throughout the text, mainly by the character Iago. Iago is a very different character from all the others in the play. It is Iago's talent for understanding and manipulating the desires of those around him that makes him both a powerful and compelling figure. Through his persuasive and manipulative nature he seems to be a friend to all. Iago anticipates and manipulates all the other characters in the play so skilfully that they seem to be acting simultaneously of their own free will and as Iago's puppets. The most predominant persuasive techniques used by Iago are: appealing to humour, repetition, appealing to emotions and
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the benefits of volunteering,
3. Main Point: and provided three easy things you can do to help out, and demonstrated some of the benefits of volunteering.
B. Clincher: You never know when you yourself might need help one day.
1. I encourage you all to volunteer in our community to help those in need.
2. A sheet of paper that has the web addresses and phone numbers for whom to contact to volunteer is coming around the room.
C. Also, you will find the campus volunteering office information if you would like more information.
D. Please do your part to help our community reach its highest potential.
• Persuasive Essay: Volunteering
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Persuasive Speech against Speeding (Fast Driving)
No one can refuse that driving fast is great deal of fun, and I believe that almost every one of us, especially boys have experienced the trill of driving fast. On the other hand, we all have also experienced the feeling of losing our loved ones.
Every time when we hear stories of people dying due to fast driving, we feel sad and pity for his family members, but have we ever taken steps to reduce these mortalities?
Although over speeding might be a sort of amusement and fun for us, its consequences can be tragic.
Car accident have always been a major problem around the world and as the technology is advancing faster cars are being invented
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A. Attention Getter: The amount of teenagers that get pregnant around the age of 15 through 17 is quite concerning. Even though most Teenage Pregnancies are unintentional, it still means that there are chances of them becoming pregnant.
B. Credibility: (history of your issue)”3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before the age of 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every year. From 1990 to 2008, the teen pregnancy rate decreased 42 percent. A sexually active teen who doesn’t use contraceptives has a 90 percent chance of becoming pregnant within a year.”(11 facts)
C. Preview/Thesis: i'd like to
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Good Afternoon everyone;
My presentation topic today is: why you should travel Nepal?
Let's begins with Bob Seger's legendary song: "Kathmandu"
I think I'm goin' to Katmandu,
That's really really where I'm going to
If I ever get out of here
That's what I'm gonna do
I think it's really where I'm going to
If I ever get out of here
I'm goin to Katmandu......
Capital city of Nepal,Kathmandu is as beautiful as this 14 stanzas song.
Wedged between the high wall of the Himalaya and the steamy jungles of the Indian plains, a small land-locked country Nepal is a land of snow peaks and Sherpas, yaks and yetis, monasteries and mantras, situated between
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Persuasive Essay on Concealed Weapons Laws
Just imagine for a moment if you would. You Just finished a long hard week of work, and you are looking forward to the reward of going out for a night on the town. You go home get cleaned up, put on your sharpest outfit and head over to your dates house to pick her up. Nothing could be more perfect. The evening air is the right temperature with just enough breeze to catch your cologne and waft it through the air. And the evening itself is enough to remember because of the moons reflection off of the newly harvested fields and ever-flowing creeks. It would seem as though this would be the perfect setting to a wonderful date. And yes it
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As stated in this statement marketing is often understood to make people buy things that they don’t need, want and can’t afford. Marketing does take a big part in why people buy things, but the one thing that it doesn’t do is force people to buy a product. In fact, it is illegal for salespeople to mislead people into buying a product or service. I am going to focus on the advertising in marketing as the amount a product is advertised in the media is going to drive and individual to make a purchase.
What one person needs, another person doesn’t, but if a person needs a certain product they are going to buy it whatever the cost or how much it is advertised. It is unfair to say marketing is all
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When zoos were first made, they were built to show the different animal species of the world to the public. Now, it feels that zoos have grown from that; they now are a place of refuge for endangered species whose environments are disappearing and for animals who don’t have many numbers left in the wild. This is good for the animals, but the environments humans put them into are a far cry from their natural habitats. The animals will die off just as they would in the wild, they don’t have the room that they want, and need, to move, and that makes them try, without success, to escape. Zoos, in my opinion, should not have animals in them, or should not even exist. Here are some reasons why
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The University of Massachusetts Lowell began at the turn of the 20th century. The university was originally two separate schools known as the Lowell Normal School and the Lowell Textile School. Over many years the two schools evolved and in 1975 they merged into the University of Lowell. In 1991 the university became part of the University of Massachusetts and the University of Massachusetts Lowell was born. The university has been expanding rapidly in the last five years. During the 2013-2014 school year, there were 16,969 students enrolled at the university. The year to year enrollment rate has increased in every department. The total enrollment has increased more than 10 percent every
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Michelangelo once said, “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” By aiming high, one can hope to achieve his full potential. Clearly, this statement is true. As a society reaching for improvement, we must embrace the suggestion that overreaching is essential to progress. Aiming high is very beneficial as it can push a person beyond his limits.
If one sets his goals high, it will help him discover what he is really capable of doing. If one’s goals are low, he will never know what he is capable of doing. For example, Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft, and he earns copious amount of
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Since women are naturally maternal and nurturing they obtained the role as the family’s primary caretaker, while the men became the providers for the home. For centuries these gender roles were strictly stuck too. Women stayed at home and did house work as their husbands went out and had a career. Thankfully, society is starting to shed this ideology on gender roles. More women are starting to work proactively in the “mans world”, but they are straining to advance to high executive positions throughout corporate companies. A lot of this is due to a women’s fertility. While the stereotype of women being strictly housewives has diminished, the mentality that women are too maternal is prevalent
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Over the years, the cost of college tuition has been one of the central issues limiting students, like me, from obtaining the best education that one could receive. Usually, this results in students settling for a school nearby rather than being able to have the choice to go to the best one in which they were accepted into, due to such skyrocket prices. Much of this problem or concern has to do with out-of-state tuition being much higher than in-state tuition, sometimes almost doubling the price of in-state tuition! Therefore, students are more pressured to remain in state rather than go to out-of-state schools that may offer a better education.
The extensive differences between in-state
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Times have changed and continue to do so, so why are we still giving kids grades? If you have straight A’s you’re a “nerd,” if you have A’s and B’s you’re a “smarty-pants,” and then C average or below? You’re considered “stupid” or “dumb.” These are some generic labels given to kids throughout schooling because of their grades, and this can cause some unwanted issues throughout the school system. Children shouldn't be given grades, they should be given oral evaluations because grades give labels, create unnecessary competition, and don't always accurately reflect how smart a child is.
Grades were intended to be beneficial to students and let them know where they stand in their learning, but
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Getting your first job as a teenager can be an exciting time in a teenager’s life. Most teenagers start working in a retail stores or a fast food restaurant. One place that can pop into someone’s mind when looking for a job is Old Navy. There are hundreds of locations across the nations making it available to most teenagers. The flexible hours, good management, and discounts make Old Navy a wonderful place to start working as a teenager although not receiving enough hours to work is a downside.
One of the main benefits about working at Old Navy is the flexible hours. The management at Old Navy understands that many of its employees are students that work part-time. For this reason
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In the first 13 weeks of 2013, Apple sold 47.8 million iPhones and 22.9 million iPads. Since the iPhone first came out, we have accomplished many things with the help of technology in our life, and we depend on it now. Without phones how can you communicate with others so far away in such little time? Most people assume these advancements in technology are going to bring our future down and drag everything with it. Although in the future, we seem to continue to grow with its help. And as we seem to be the future, learning and guiding with iPhones and iPads can only help to achieve more.
First of all, like iPads in a classroom. This will not only make class more fun and enjoyable for
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In 2013 spending on NASA will be at the lowest point in the last four years because the United States government is in extreme debt. Many feel that this will lead to a halt on all space exploration and technological advancements in the world of Astronomy. In my opinion I feel that this lack of funding for NASA will thoroughly hinder progress for future generations as well as our own.
Why should scientists be impelled to work tirelessly to search the vast reaches of space? There’s one crucial answer that we all must come to terms on if we wish to ensure the continuation of the human legacy; Resources. Studies have shown that by 2030, inhabitants of our earth will need another two earths
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Globalization has not contributed to ongoing happiness for all people. Due to the factors of these few main points. Cheap labour workers around the world, hazards to the environment, and the poverty.
People from developed countries pay people in developing countries to work for them because labour is cheaper there. They are fast to increase growth for businesses that supply such goods in their economies, while turning a blind eye to the workers that they pay little to nothing too. Example, shipbreaking is a multimillion dollar industry that involves the breaking up of ships for scrap recycling. The workers of these ship disposal yards risk their lives to work on these work sites. Every day
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The HPV Vaccination Should Be The Parent's Decision"Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is a vaccine that targets certain sexually transmitted strains of human papillomavirus associated with the development of cervical cancer and genital warts. Two HPV vaccines are currently on the market: Gardasil and Cervarix" (wikipedia 2007). The HPV vaccines are recommended for girls ages 11-26, who have never been sexually active. The HPV vaccine does not treat cervical cancer, it may prevent cancer. Some states are considering making the HPV vaccination a requirement for girls, before they can attend school. Although, the HPV vaccination has the potential to prevent cervical cancer and genital warts
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Jasmine ManzanoMs. KristalAP English LanguageFebruary 27, 2014SuicideWho would have ever thought that people would be killing themselves? When people think of a loved one dying, they think it would happen because of old age, never them actually doing it themselves. But this nightmare only seems to be the beginning. Millions of people out there are risking their lives for some of the things in this world that shouldn't even exist. Many of the reasons are age, death of a close one, depression, and feeling worthless. Although many experience depression, suicide shouldn't be a choice they consider.The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention assists with the understanding and prevention of
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I JOINED THE ARMYDear Parents,Perhaps, to you, joining the Army or other U.S. branches is an idea which has never been thought or just even crossed your mind, and it could not be thought on your own son. Is it true, parents? I hope it is not because I want to bring this idea up to you. I can tell I do not have much chance to get your supporting because you have worried how dangerous and difficult the military life is. I know what your feelings, and let me anticipate your thinking. I ensure that you will first think I am going to be in danger somehow. Second, military life will be tough, hard, and discipline for me, and you think I cannot overcome that. Third, you worried I could be sent to
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3Persuasive EssayPersuasive EssayComm/215University of Maryland Protest Militarization of Campus PoliceStudents at the University of Maryland are protesting campus police officers carrying guns. The police officers were armed with guns on Monday, November 24, 2014. Some leaders felt the 50 M-16 rifles were needed because of the university's nuclear engineering program. Although, federal law mandates that those who safeguard nuclear regulatory commissions must be trained and armed with weapons, this can have a very negative affect on the university and its students.Guns being carried on campus whether by students or law enforcement can lead to an escalation in violent crimes. There is no sure
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Dear Mayor Brown, I am writing to discuss the reasons why i think cigarette smoking should be banned in all public areas. I believe that the dangers of second hand smoke, the degragation of the recreational or dining experience, and the increased revenue from more families visiting smoke free environments are valid reasons to consider.First, the dangers of second hand smoke are very real. The American Cancer Society confirmed that for every hour you sit in the non-smoking area of a restaurant and are exposed to second hand smoke it is the same as smoking a cigarette yourself. In another way exposing unborn babies to second hand smoke is like giving poisoned milk to a toddler, they suffer
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Running head: Immigration in El Paso1Immigration in El PasoJuly 10, 2014COMM/ 215Immigration in El PasoThe word immigration means different things to different people. To some people it means a dream of theirs. It means a dream of experiencing a new world, with new rights and liberties. The word means being able to start a new wonderful life, without fear or poverty. Other people see the word immigration meaning something completely different. People see immigration as a strain on our country. They see immigration as overcrowding of border cities, the taking of jobs and the cheating of our nation's benefits system. This paper will cover both meanings people see of this word and come to a
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Litak 1NickPaulusEnglish 7/820 April 2014The Hazards and Consequences of Teen DrivingImagine losing your son or daughter in a car crash resulting from a teen mishandling or misusing their car. The impact this event would have on your life would be colossal and the damage would be permanent. Unfortunately, recent trends have indicated that teen drivers, especially ages sixteen and seventeen are most likely to be involved in a crash than all other ages (O'Donnell). This frightening statistic begs for change to be made in the driving system and the driving age, as safety in drivers must be a priority. The driving age should be increased to eighteen years old because teen brains are not fully
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The Internet is a global network system used commonly in 21st century society. Although it is easy to use, it is easily misused. It is essential to realize that “this great tool is just that, a tool not a lifestyle” (“What are the Effects of Social Media on Our Youth?” 1). The youth is the future generation; however, children are growing up amongst a sea of electronic media. For centuries, communication has been face to face, and as a child, one learns communication skills that are used throughout their life. Currently, social media is the main manner of communication, and notably “95% of all teens ages 12-17 are now online” (Teens Fact Sheet 1). Communication builds relationships, trust
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Have you ever watched any celebrity gossip shows like TMZ, or read any gossip magazines like People Magazine? If you have then you know they can expose and pick apart every single tiny detail about what's going on in a celebrity's life. Let it be a heartbreaking tragedy, or a joyous occasion. Maybe the celebrity want it to be private. I know I would. We all obviously love to watch celebrity gossip shows, but how would we feel if we were the celebrities in that situation? Celebrities should be more protected from the media. They expose tragedies that happen in their personal life, they start rumors about the celebrities and put their reputation in danger, and they just don't leave the
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Sixty years ago one of the bloodiest wars in history came to an end after tens of thousands of Japanese people had been killed instantly and the death toll climbed to as many as 210,000 casualties from residual blast and radiation deaths. The bombing of Nagasaki on August 9th 1945 was the last major act of World War Two and within days the Japanese had surrendered. Amid all the controversy surrounding this first use of nuclear weapons, one fact remains largely unknown to Americans. Many ask if the sinister use of Atomic bombs were really necessary.Truman should have never allowed for the bombing of two major Japanese cities. The Atomic bomb was a newly discovered and dangerous weapon with
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The movie "Bowling for Columbine" was made after the shooting in Columbine high school and tries to explore the reasons for America's violent nature. Moore believes that there is one main reason for this, the fact that there are relaxed gun laws in America. Therefore, Moore uses a number of different persuasive techniques in order to try and persuade the viewer to believe that this is the case. He uses certain visuals, music, sequences the scenes in a specific order and uses facts and opinions to achieve this.The first scene that shows persuasive techniques is "The Wonderful World" sequence. In this sequence, it shows horrible images of dead people, with various facts and figures shown at