August 20, 2019

Process descriptions

Begin by reviewing the assigned reading for unit 4 Choose a topic involving ten (10) or more steps. Write instructions or procedures or process description on how to assemble, make, create something or perform a specific task Post first draft due Weds 09/05/18 Conduct two peer reviews using the “Instructions Peer Review Form due Sat 09/08/18 Post final draft due Tues 09/11/18
August 20, 2019

Identify the story’s crisis or crises

what happens in the story? Where does the story’s formal exposition section end? What do learn about setting? What possible conflicts are suggested here? What is the story’s central conflict? What other conflicts are presented? Who is the protagonist? Who (or what) serves as the antagonist? Identify the story’s crisis or crises. Identify the story’s climax. How is the story’s central conflict resolved? Is this resolution plausible? satisfying? Which part of the story constitutes the resolution? Do any prob- lems remain unresolved? Does any uncertainty remain? If so, does this uncertainty strengthen or weaken the story? Would another ending be […]
August 20, 2019

Shooting an Elephant

It is an Assignment for an ENGLISH COMPOSITION online class. In order to write the paragraph, you need to read: ”Shooting an Elephant” (Which is attached) the paragraph must directly and completely respond to the following prompts: What is the overall message of Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant”? Consider the term epiphany, which is a moment of clarity and understanding. Is there such a moment in this story? If so, what triggers it?
August 20, 2019

Rhetorical Analysis

Purpose: Locate and analyze three different FAQ pages in your discourse community for an evolved understanding of common questions and community-specific concerns and jargon. Length: 4+ pages and References Instructions: Compare and contrast three different FAQ pages within your discourse community (for example, you could use one from a university, i.e. a major description or the website to a department, one from a corporation, and one from a non-profit) and then create your own FAQ. Include a References page in the style of your field. Step One: Locate three FAQs from your own discourse community. Past experience has shown that […]
August 20, 2019


Background and Overview For Writing Project 1, you examined a ritual, practice, behavior, or habit (what we will generically refer to as a “cultural phenomenon”) in your personal life to better understand your cultural identity, relying on the conventions of autoethnography to write about it from a first-person perspective. In many ways, you crafted a narrative (or story) that explained how and why this cultural phenomenon defined who you are as an individual. For Writing Project 2, we are going to ask you to look beyond your own identity to the identity of a larger cultural group or community to […]
August 20, 2019

Consider Editorial Slant & the Facts Activity

Discussion Post: Answer questions Are fake news and editorial slant connected? If so, in what ways? If not, why not? Do you consider large metropolitan/national newspapers such as The New York Times, the Washington Post, or the Wall Street Journal to be “opinion leaders” that strongly influence and shape policymakers and the public’s opinions? Or do you side with Habel in believing that these newspaper giants have a “negligible” effect on people and lawmakers? Explain your reasoning. What’s your definition of “editorial slant?” How do you recognize editorial slant in a publication? Do you think university presses and academic magazines […]
August 20, 2019

3 Million People With Nowhere to Go

date a copy of an article from OP-ED section of a newspaper or an Editorial. Write a short paper writer’s article (2-3 typed pages double spaced). The summary should be the first paragraph or two. The remainder of your paper should analyze the writer’s argument and explain how the writer uses or does argumentation effectively. You are NOT stating your opinion on the issue the author discusses, but rather you are analyzing HOW WELL the author applies the four elements of Toulmin argument. Include the following four elements of a Toulmin argument: 1) claim and 2) reason (the enthymeme), 3) […]
August 20, 2019

Body Paragraph

You are going to write the body paragraph for an explanatory essay about The Odyssey. The introduction paragraph has already been written, and it explains how the character Odysseus is a good example of a hero in epic literature. Read the introduction paragraph before you continue. The claim is in boldface. Intro: Human beings have told stories about heroes since ancient times. Heroes represent what is good, fair, and just to the cultures that tell these stories and pass them on to future generations. (Claim: Homer, in the section of The Odyssey titled “In the One-Eyed Giant’s Cave,” portrays Odysseus […]
August 20, 2019

Significance of Digital Radiography

English Composition The Significance of Digital Radiography Background: Digital radiography gradually gained awareness and acceptance in the medical community since its introduction several decades ago. The technology first began its use in human radiology departments and has gained traction in its acceptance and use in animal care over the past decade and a half. The cost to transition from traditional film-based to digital imaging has been a major barrier for veterinary practices. 1. Since its introduction, the expense and maintenance costs of digital machines have decreased. Provide some examples of how costs have decreased. The storage of hard-film consumes facility […]
August 20, 2019

Letter Assignment

Read Chapter 5, Chapter 6 and Chapter 7 of The Structure of Argument. After reading Chapters 5, 6, and 7 write a letter about a problem on your campus, in your community, or at work to a person who is in a position to correct the problem. Provide convincing evidence that a problem exists, and in suggesting a solution to the problem, keep in mind the needs and values of your audience as well as those of others on the campus, in the community, or the workplace. This assignment does not require research. Although the problem must be real, you […]
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