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  • Immigration Persuasive Speech

    Immigration Persuasive Speech

    Cortni Willard Hns. English 10 Per. 3 5-24-06 Persuasive Speech I. A. “Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” These words are engraved on the Statue of Liberty that was assembled in 1886. The statue was meant to be a beacon of hope for all immigrants that enter the U.S. Do we still agree with what those words say? B. There has been so much controversy about immigration in

    Essay Length: 962 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Top
  • Jane Erye

    Jane Erye

    I enjoyed the novel Rebecca thoroughly because of its many plot twists, suspense, universal themes and realistic characters. This novel ties closely with the novel Jane Eyre , in theme, plot and characters. My second novel A Room With A View has similar women characters and themes but has a very dissimilar plot line. All three of the novels are set in Italy in the early 1900’s. All three authors wrote love stories that included

    Essay Length: 2,017 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

    The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

    The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman begins with a note from the editor, who is a local schoolteacher near the plantation where Jane Pittman lives. He has long been trying to hear her story, and, beginning in the summer of 1962, she finally tells it to him. When her memory lapses, her acquaintances help fill in the spaces. The recorded tale, with editing, then becomes The Autobiography of Miss Jane. Jane Pittman is born into

    Essay Length: 1,221 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Vika
  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre talks about her Reeds Family and Rivers family in the novel. We will talk about her experiences with both families and how it helped her shape her tomorrow and to be her true self. Jane Eyre begins her story as an orphan being raised by her uncles family. Mrs. Reed is the head of the family after death of her husbund. She is forced to keep Jane within her family beacuase of the

    Essay Length: 367 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Role of the Economy and Its Effects on Women’s Roles in Austen’s Novels

    The Role of the Economy and Its Effects on Women’s Roles in Austen’s Novels

    "The role of the economy and its effects on women's roles is introduced from the very first lines of the novel. Austen says, "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife...[and]...he is considered as the rightful property of some one or other" (Austen 1) of the daughters of the neighborhood. Economy and financial matters is an appropriate way to begin

    Essay Length: 280 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Edward
  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre In what ways is Jane Eyre like or unlike a gothic novel? Gothic novels were around from 1764 until about 1820 the gothic novels were said to have started with the castle of otranto by Horace warpole in 1764. Some features that can define a gothic novel are things such as terror, mystery, the supernatural, doom, death, decay, haunted buildings, ghost’s, madness, hereditary problems and so on. Jane Eyre is not a gothic

    Essay Length: 258 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Mike
  • Mary Jane as Medicine

    Mary Jane as Medicine

    Marijuana as Medicine Marijuana as medicine has been studied for many years. In some cultures, it is already used as medicine, and it stems back from many generations. There are many good uses for marijuana to be used as medicine which will be discussed in following paragraphs. The problem is that in order to be used in America as medicine, marijuana must be legalized. Marijuana has a long history of medical use. It is one

    Essay Length: 1,123 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Max
  • Persuasive Speech

    Persuasive Speech

    It was October 6, 1998 when he was lured from the bar that cold, fateful night. His skull was smashed with a pistol butt as he was lashed to a fence, left for dead in near freezing temperatures. Nearly eighteen hours later he was found by passersby and taken to a hospital where we remained in a coma for several days until slowly slipping away. At his funeral, picketers carried signs saying, "God Hates Fags"

    Essay Length: 1,707 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: regina
  • Uniforms in Public School - a Persuasive Essay

    Uniforms in Public School - a Persuasive Essay

    Uniforms in Public School Is your child part of an involuntary fashion show? Does your children’s safety and discipline come first? Or is self expression more important? Arguments over the use of school uniforms in public schools have been the center of growing debate in the last few years. Public and private schools in the United States have always had dress codes policies with uniforms being prevalent in private schools. With three young children of

    Essay Length: 885 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • Jane Campion’s, ’the Piano’

    Jane Campion’s, ’the Piano’

    In the spring of 1993, a film was released to the world that would end up changing the way many people perceived and appreciated films, especially those made internationally. It would be delivered from New Zealand’s most famous female filmmaker. Jane Campion, the director whom was previously known for her films, Peel-an Exercise in Discipline, and Sweetie, would achieve even higher acclaim for her masterpiece to date, The Piano. The Piano portrays the story of

    Essay Length: 1,821 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • Persuasive Articles About Gun Control

    Persuasive Articles About Gun Control

    Persuasive articles about 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.”

    Essay Length: 630 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Jane Goodall Speaking Critique

    Jane Goodall Speaking Critique

    On February 2, 2002, Dr. Jane Goodall appeared at Clemson University to speak to the students and public. I will attempt to evaluate her performance as a public speaker. Specifically, I will begin by describing the setting and audience for the event. I will then identify the ways in which Dr. Goodall would be described as an effective public speaker in the context of the textbook, Excellence in Public Speaking. I will then analyze the

    Essay Length: 340 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Persuasive Essay- Paying College Athletes

    Persuasive Essay- Paying College Athletes

    Salaries in College College athletes juggle busy academic schedules and practice schedules all throughout their stressful weeks, so why shouldn’t they be compensated for their time dedicated to sports. Since the beginning of time, college athletes have never been financially rewarded for their efforts in sports. Sure they have received scholarships, but young financially underprivileged students can’t always balance school, athletics, and a job. College athletes should be paid for participating in college sports to

    Essay Length: 1,109 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Mike
  • Jane Goodall

    Jane Goodall

    Jane Goodall Major Topics and Research Methods Jane Goodall is a psychologist who studies the relationship between humans and chimpanzees. Jane starts her research by moving to Cape Town in Africa and meeting up with Louis Leaky, who hired her to do some research with him. After observing how serious and methodical she was, Leaky selected her to do a study of chimps and he obtained the necessary funding for the project. Goodall research methods

    Essay Length: 293 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Summary Jane Eyre is a coming-of-age novel about an orphan child that must face the challenges of life alone. It begins with the main character ten year old Jane Eyre living with her deceased uncle’s wife and miserable children. Jane’s Aunt Reed is a cruel woman who withholds any form of love and acceptance from her. Her son John physically and verbally abuses Jane which causes her to develop into an unhappy and overly mature

    Essay Length: 450 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Edward
  • Persuasive Essay

    Persuasive Essay

    Persuasive Essay There are many ways that men and women in our society get the standards for the way they should look. One source is television. People watch celebrities and athletes to find out what to wear. Another great source is magazines. Men and women read many magazines and look at athletes and celebrities to get ideas on the way they should look. A third source for men and women are there peers, which are

    Essay Length: 504 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Jane Austin

    Jane Austin

    “That young Lady has a talent for describing the involvements of feelings and characters of ordinary life which is to me the most wonderful I ever met with,” declared Sir Walter Scott, a Scottish Novelist and Poet of Jane Austen’s time. Rather than mention historical events in her books Jane Austen writes about “everyday life” of the early Nineteenth century British society, where she grew up. The first chapter of Jane Austen’s own story starts

    Essay Length: 584 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • Jane Eyre, the Victorian Cinderella

    Jane Eyre, the Victorian Cinderella

    Do you know a child that would not be able to continue the well known opening phrase of various fairy tales ‘Once upon a time...’? One thing every society, culture and nation has in common is a wealth of fairy stories and folk tales of our ancestors that are part of our collective consciousness and subconscious thoughts. The serious interest in folklore among the British intellects was spurred by the translation of the stories, in

    Essay Length: 887 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Persuasive Paper

    Persuasive Paper

    English Persuasion Essay School uniforms. The question is, should we wear school uniforms or should we not wear school uniforms? There has been a lot of discussion about this subject over the last few years. It seems to come up every school year. A school uniform may be okay if you start out your early school years that way. Such as elementary and you continue that process to the end of high school. It seems

    Essay Length: 543 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: David
  • Persuasive Speeches

    Persuasive Speeches

    Jesse Johnson Speech Bailey April 12, 2005 Persuasive Speeches When starting to think about what I am going to do for my persuasive speech I tried to think of a topic that I am going to be able to learn something from and also a topic that I already know something about. I was thinking of doing a speech on legalizing marijuana but I feel that a lot of people do speeches on this so

    Essay Length: 388 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Credit Persuasive

    Credit Persuasive

    Did you know that the average credit-card holder in this country has ten cards, and the average family owes over $7,500? That's a record. And did you know that one dollar of every three in consumer debt is in credit cards? The fact is, credit card debt is rising faster than Americans' income, and more folks are falling behind in their payments. So today I'm going to look at: why credit cards are a problem,

    Essay Length: 286 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: July
  • Jane Eyer Vs.Vivian of ’pretty Woman’

    Jane Eyer Vs.Vivian of ’pretty Woman’

    The movie Pretty Woman and the book Jane Eyre contain lower class girls who have higher-class lovers. They both have a scene in which their rich lovers take them out to get ‘rich, high class’ clothes and accessories. Both men like to pamper their women, even though Jane and Vivian do not like it that much. But eventually Vivian does get to fancy being weighted on. Vivian’s lover is very much like Mr. Rochester. He

    Essay Length: 334 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Anna
  • Persuasive


    How far does the freedom of speech extend? If it allows a person to insult somebody and not get in trouble, why should it matter if that insult was broadcasted on live television? This issue is currently being addressed based on the comment that was made from Don Imus concerning the Rutgers women’s basketball team. A majority of the people believe that this comment violated the First Amendment and was completely unnecessary. However, there are

    Essay Length: 327 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Artur
  • Persuasive Techniques

    Persuasive Techniques

    “Jana needs to lift her game” Persuasive Essay Introduction: The article “Jana needs to lift her game”, Robin Reily, published in the Sunday Herald on the 19th of March 2006, displays the writers opinion on Jana Pittman and the way in which she is performing in front of the media. Robin Reily uses a bias and yet confrontational tone in order to display the author’s opinion towards this issue. Robin Reily uses a number of

    Essay Length: 288 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Ten-year-old orphan Jane Eyre lives unhappily with her wealthy, cruel cousins and aunt at Gateshead. Her only salvation from her daily humiliations, such as being locked up in a "red-room" (where she thinks she sees her beloved uncle's ghost), is the kindly servant, Bessie. Jane is spared further mistreatment from the Reed family when she is sent off to school at Lowood, but there, under the hypocritical Evangelicalism of the headmaster, Mr. Brocklehurst, she suffers

    Essay Length: 709 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: regina

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