Politics and The English Language Analysis

Truth starts with language. Since language is the medium for meaning, using assertive clear language delivers an accurate meaning. When language becomes the medium for politics, using the most accurate language conveys a truthful practice of communication in politics governed by lucid meaning. George Orwell, in his essay “Politics in the English Language,” wanted his aud...
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Standardized Testing in Schools

The SAT and ACT test is needed for a student to be accepted into college.According to the sat.collegeboard website, “The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test that lets you show colleges what you know and how well you can apply that knowledge. It tests your knowledge of reading, writing and math — subjects that are taught every day in high school classrooms. Mos...
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Contemporary Voice

Steinbeck’s novella “Of Mice and Men” is a story with themes of dreams and aspirations, themes of powerlessness, themes of prejudice, themes of companionship or friendship and the desire for it, and most importantly to this paper: themes of loneliness. “Of Mice and Men” has its story set during The Great Depression of the 1930’s. The Great...
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Dropping Out: Should It Be An Option

The sounds of sirens wailing fill the filthy, dark street with an invisible cloud. The citizens nearby think ,”What has happened now?”, the policemen are bored thinking ,” This happens every night”, and the suspect, a 15 year old drop out, is thinking about why he did it. Johnny, just a regular teenager, committed an armed robbery to a Shell gas statio...
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Problems with the SAT?

It’s nearing that time of year. Students from all over the country and the world are getting in last minute study sessions as they all prepare for the test that could determine their entire future; the SAT. The SAT, meaning the, Scholastic Aptitude Test, is a big turning point for the life of a student. Their scores on this difficult test will help determine what school the ...
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Being an Educator

One day, I overheard the school director compliment my teacher, calling him a “Master of the Educational Arts,” to which he responded “Thanks. But I am just a dude with a whiteboard and some fun info to share.”At University Lake School, Stephen Tomasini taught every science course except Chemistry to our small, secluded school of 95 kids that lay on Hawk Hill. Mr. Tomasini i...
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Friend or Foe?

Contemptuous, jaunty, graceful. These are all used to describe Jordan Baker throughout the novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. But who is Jordan Baker? A professional golfer, a best friend? She was around since the beginning of the story and was there until the end, but not one good thing came from her. She cheats when she plays golf, puts others down, and says on...
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The key to succeed

Everyone has dreams, whether it is to become a doctor, president of the United State or a scientist. Education is the one thing that that can make any of these dreams comes true. We all know college is hard, but what we learned during those times are the key to do any you wish, to turn any idea into a business and any dream we wish to turn into a thriving reality. From learni...
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Evaluation of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

Persuasion is a part of every-one’s life, but how we all use persuasive techniques in the end determines if our persuasion is successful. For example there are a lot of characters in the play Julius Caesar that try to persuade someone one way or the other. Yet not all these character’s are successful, Brutus, for instance, in his speech to the people of Rome at Caesar’s...
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The Crime of Our Time

A possible solution to solve the problem of sexual assault and rape in college campuses would be for colleges to provide safe places for victims to report any incidents involving sexual assault. A major factor that attributes to the inability to solve this problem is that oftentimes students are afraid to speak up about incidents that have occurred. Students fear that by rep...
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