Techniques

Have you ever caught yourself having to writing an essay, and you don’t what how to start it or anything? Well here are some techniques that help me in not only thinking about a topic but also how to write it. The first thing that helps me focus would be just sitting and thinking about everything. One way I do this is by with a nice fuzzy blanket while in my room. I also go ...
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Should Capital Punishment Be Made a Federal Law?

Capital punishment should be made a federal law because it can save money in, court cases, taxes, and prisons. Capital punishment is a good thing for society because it will cut down on the bad people that we have in the world and maybe able to save some of the good ones. If people commit rape, murder, kidnapping, child molestation, or like crimes they should be put in the li...
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Live Healthier, Live Poorly

Live Healthy or Live Poorly Have you ever realized what fast-foods can do to your body? Have you ever wondered how much sugar there is in an oatmeal breakfast at Mcdonalds vs. a normal sneakers bar? All these fast-foods might taste good, but they are not healthy for you. Teenagers should be aware of the effects fast-foods can cause to your health. Teenagers should be aware t...
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A Hero's Journey

I would have never guessed that Star Wars had anything to do with mythology, but believe it or not, it does. Star Wars was written by George Lucas who used Joseph Campbell’s monomyth. Joseph Campbell’s monomyth is a hero’s journey. It shows twenty seven stages that the hero could go through. Luke Skywalker, Perseus, and Theseus all have these stages in their incr...
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Cleopatra VII: The Goddess on Earth

Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Stacy Schiff beautifully depicts the life of Cleopatra VII – the most influential female of the Hellenistic Age, viewed as a goddess on earth by the people of Alexandria, and the richest of all inhabitants of the Mediterranean – in her book; Cleopatra. Cleopatra VII lived from 69BC – 30BC. She was a descendent of Alexander the Great and claimed ...
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The Education Solution

Summer.The long warm days of relaxing and not stressing over homework, tests, and sleep all make this 10 week break so desirable.While students are off enjoying themselves, they are also losing a significant amount of knowledge learned all throughout the past year.Much of this knowledge is needed to continue into the following year.Far too often teachers spend the first few ...
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The History of Different Food Productions

Throughout history, the production of food has and always will be one of the most important resources in life. Though this generalization still proves to be true, the method of how food is produced has certainly changed throughout the years. From one of man’s earliest revolutions (Neolithic) to the Agricultural Revolution in Britain, these two food production revolutions have...
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Analysis of Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” Video as Her Critique on Society

Abstract Since her arrival into the mainstream music scene in 2008, Lady Gaga has remained a constant changing force. Her first single, “Just Dance”, marked Gaga as an upcoming pop star and her second single, “Poker Face”, affirmed her status in mainstream society. In time Gaga would become an influence in the worlds of politics, fashion, pop music, and pop art. Although oft...
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Fight for Freedom

We are in America in the 1940s. In Greenville, South Carolina, black children are being tormented and bullied by white children. We are in the Deep South where black women are sitting on the back of a bus even if the front is empty. It is fall. The leaves are turning vivid shades of orange, red, and yellow. Children play in the heaps of fallen leaves preparing for winter to ...
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The House on Mango Street Essay

The House on Mango Street was written and published in 1984 by a Mexican-American writer, Sandra Cisneros. I suggest people to read this book because not only does it give the reader an idea about how life was back in the 80s in certain parts of the world, but it teaches the reader, especially if it’s a grown-up reading it, they can understand how teenagers may feel as they ...
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