Expository Writing 201
7 December 2005
Violence in the City
Cities in America are wondrous and fascinating places.
They offer so much to the
Skyscrapers upon skyscrapers that are visible for miles, never ending night life,
the hustle and bustle of workers going to work in the morning and leaving at night, seas
of restaurants and foods of all different origins, theatres and monuments,
it is all a
spectacle to observe.
Everything is always going.
Including the underworld of the city
that is not visible to outsiders.
The main part of that underworld is the violence of the
Violence is ubiquitous nowadays.
Anywhere and everywhere signs of hatred,
crime, violence, cruelty, and so many other negative symbols can be seen by millions of
Entertainment, newspapers, school settings and uncountable others
all present facets of American violence.
These are the growing powers of violence across
Violence is not contained to one stratum of American society, it can be seen
Country side folk, white suburbia, and city dwellers all commit crimes
But as time has passed, the rates of violence have increased in urban settings
more than any other places across the country.
People of all different names, faces, ages,
backgrounds, races, gender and sexual orientation all reside in the city and all have
contributed to the growing crime rate, whether they know it or not.
Urban violence and
city crime rates are due to many different factors all which make a strong impact.
The media, always stirring up controversies, is a major producer of violence and
crime in the United States.
The media is a powerful force in society today.