English 100 - Classification and Division

English 100 - Classification and Division - Eemeli Isoaho...

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Eemeli Isoaho Professor Mallette Classification and Division 10.01.2007 ”Success” is a relative term. What different kinds can you identify? Write an essay that examines the idea of success, an essay that uses classification and division as its primary method of argumentation. No one would argue if it is said that Britney Spears is a successful singer. However, I doubt many people would agree if I claimed that Britney Spears is a successful mother. Moreover, you would maybe agree if someone said that Bill Clinton was a successful president, but what if someone said that Clinton was a successful husband. How can one be successful at something and not at something else? How is there different kind of success? Traditionally, success is divided into the one of a man, and the one of a woman; men are supposed to be wealthy and intellectual, whereas the ideal women are pretty and social. This conventional way of dividing success has been disputed in the recent years as the expectations for successful men and women overlap more and more. The traditional man’s success includes monetary, intellectual, material, and professional success. In order for a man to be successful, he needs to have what is called professional success. This means a proper job in which he gets to influence and order other people. The higher the position, the more successful a man is considered to be. For example, chief
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