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August 20, 2019

Memo on White Paper

Before You start; I need a topic for a white paper! One I had in mind was: The Benefits of using Network Vulnerability Scanners *please follow the instrustion attached below *Also if hired, you be hired to complet this assignment and later on the final white paper assigment
August 20, 2019

Logical Fallacies

Include the name of the fallacy as a heading within your paper. 1. Explain the fallacy, using a signal phrase that includes the source that informed your understanding. 2. Use an example to illustrate the fallacy. Show an example of a current-day advertisement, news clip, public service announcement, political speech or campaign, letter to the editor, public speech, blog or social media post that uses this fallacy. 3. Explain how the example illustrates the logical fallacy which you are defining. 4. Create a Works Cited entry for the source that informed your understanding of the logical fallacy. 5. Create a […]
August 20, 2019

Alice Walker’s short story “Everyday Use”

Discussion PROMPT: Alice Walker’s short story “Everyday Use” was written at a particular moment in history, when, for the first time, a young generation of black Americans were demonstrating pride in their African roots and attempting to connect to that part of their identity. Alice Walker was herself an activist, but this story is not about the civil rights or black power movements. Rather, it’s about a mother learning to see her two daughters clearly for perhaps the first time. Select one of the following questions and write a well-developed paragraph or two in response (minimum 150 words, not including […]
August 20, 2019

Faulkner’s Barn Burning

WEEK 2 DISCUSSION #1: FAULKNER’S “BARN BURNING” . PROMPT: Faulkner was interested in the clash created by the new “industrialism” in the South. While Abner sees himself as fighting against modernization, his son Sarty sees things differently. Are they representatives of the Old South and the New South, or are things not quite so “black and white”? Choose TWO of the topics below and explain your response in detail. One topic (250 words) Another topic (300 words) 1.In “Everyday Use,” we discussed the symbol of the quilt and how it impacted the meaning of the story. What symbol or symbols […]
August 20, 2019

ERNEST HEMINGWAY “HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS”

DISCUSION ERNEST HEMINGWAY “HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS” . One response (250 words) second response (300 words) PROMPT: Hemingway is best known for his novels, especially The Old Man and the Sea, which won him both a Pulitzer Prize and was cited by the Nobel Committee when they awarded him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. He was also a well-known adventurer, war veteran, and world traveler. His writing style was very influential among modernist writers—it is sparse and clean, but upon close reading, reveals great depths. In his 1932 novel Death in the Afternoon, Hemingway had this to say […]
August 20, 2019

English Language

PROMPT: Peter Davidson, who edited Frost’s collection North of Boston notes: Frost “lost two children to death in early childhood, another to insanity, another to death after childbirth, and still another (after the death of [his] wife, Elinor) to suicide.” Given the personal tragedies Frost experienced, it seems inevitable that a strain of grief, and perhaps bitterness, would run through his poetry. Select BOTH questions below and write a well-developed paragraph or two in response. Please use at least one supporting detail from the text in your answer. Who is most sympathetic here, the husband or Amy? Defend your position […]
August 20, 2019

Metacognition Assignment

Metacognition Assignment This assignment asks you to think about your thinking process for the paper you wrote on “What You Pawn I Will Redeem” Character Analysis and how you can improve your analytical thinking and writing. Be honest with yourself. There are several parts to the assignment, so please read and assess carefully. Respond to the following prompts. Be sure to use full sentences and correct grammar and punctuation. 1. Assess your thinking process and effort put into Essay 1. Some questions to consider are how much time did you invest? How many drafts / revisions did you complete? How […]
August 20, 2019

Ezra Pound’s “In a Station of the Metro”

PROMPT: In this two line poem, Pound was attempting to capture a momentary image of breathtaking beauty in the way he imagined a painter would. We know that he scaled this poem back to two lines from its original thirty so that only the most essential elements remained. The poets who attempted this kind of writing were called “imagists.” Here’s a definition from the University of Pennsylvania: “The Imagists wrote succinct verse of dry clarity and hard outline in which an exact visual image made a total poetic statement.” (Check the “Readings/Preparation” area this week for help with this poem). […]
August 20, 2019

Billy Collins’ “On Turning Ten”:

From the Poetry Foundation webpage on Billy Collins: “Dubbed ‘the most popular poet in America’ by Bruce Weber in the New York Times, Billy Collins is famous for conversational, witty poems that welcome readers with humor but often slip into quirky, tender or profound observation on the everyday, reading and writing, and poetry itself. . . Collins has offered a slightly different take on his appeal, admitting that his poetry is ‘suburban, it’s domestic, it’s middle class, and it’s sort of unashamedly that.’” Respond to the following question: When you first read this poem, did you think it was funny? […]
August 20, 2019

The Charge of the Light Brigade

PROMPT: Alfred Tennyson’s poem, “Charge of the Light Brigade,& quote is a poem about what has been called & quote either the most heroic or disastrous episodes in British military history.” It focuses on an event in the Crimean War (1853-1856), but might be applied to wartime even today. Select the TWO following prompts and explain your position with support from the poem itself. 1. Defend this position: This poem glorifies war. 2. Defend this position: This poem does not glorify war. Background: https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/charge-of-the-light-brigade
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