A Reader Ad Critique

This is an advertisement for Tropicana orange juice. It has an orange looking sunrise in the background, but it also looks like this orange background could be orange juice. The new, plastic, clear Tropicana orange juice bottle is displayed in the center of this advertisement. This implies that by drinking this orange juice, you will feel like you had a good night’s sleep an...
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Quick Write #11- Winter Poem

What brings to mind for me is all the great detail this author is putting in to his piece to describe how much he likes winter.This author also seems to express that winter is his favorite season.Examples include him talking about how snow and the feeling of coldness really impacts his daily life in a positive way.Winter is also one of my favorite seasons, as well.I would sa...
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My Final Exam

Helen Keller states, “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence” (Helen Keller).After my first final grading period , I had to take my Math 1 final exam at East Richland High School. I needed to complete my course so the final was the big test to complete and improve my grade. Much like Helen Keller overcame the obstacle...
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living in a small town

Stranded on a dirt road , broke down and no service. It’s a good thing your in a small town. People tend to make big choices in their life, From getting married. Career they persuade in or where they live. Living in a small town has its ups and downs, or pros and cons. Living in a small town is humbling everyone know everybody. People don’t judge everyone for what you wear ...
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Seeds of Science

Two hundred newly planted tulips wavered in the early spring breeze. I shifted uncomfortably in the cold. The temperature was going to drop below freezing that night, killing off any plant unfortunate enough to be outside, including the tulips. Next to me, my dad surveyed the backyard looking for a solution. “The dryer,” said my father. He pointed to a vent on the outside ...
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;still i rise; Poem Reflection

You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in my living room. Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing...
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Potentially Lost

I was born in Germany where I started school at the age of four. I completed a year of pre-k, a required milestone in Germany. The structure was forceful yet individualized and focused. When I was seven I moved to Nebraska. When I started school teachers seemed astounded by my level of intelligence, as if intelligence was to be absent in the mind of a first grader. After a ye...
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Easy Read or Easy Guide to Disobey

Junie B. Jones is a children’s book series written by Barbara Park. This book is an easy read for children but is disputed among parents and teachers every year. It has been challenged due to Junie B.’s bad behavior, bad spelling and grammar, and her bad choices. This series has been ranked number 71 amongst the top 100 banned/challenged books from 2000-2009. Depe...
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Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton, in my opinion, was one of the best presidents of all time. He had America in a trade Surplus, and we were debt free. Clinton was impeached, though, for lying under oath. His legacy will last, for the good, and the bad. On the fall morning of August 19, 1946, William (or Bill) Jefferson Blythe III was born in the town of Hope, Arkansas. In May of 1946, Bill’s fa...
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The Struggle to Reach Success

Sweat was dripping from my face. I was exhausted, but my team needed me if we wanted to win. 1 minute left, we were up by three. I chased after my man as I watched the ball, held tight in the hands of the other team’s point guard. I watched in horror as he scorched our defender, blowing by him like a strong gust of wind, and drive straight to the hoop. I sprinted over from m...
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