1. Which of the following BEST describes denotative language?
Correct Answer: standard dictionary definitions
2. "I believe in peace and security," the Israeli prime minister told the assembled
"I too believe in peace a
Week 12 Blog
Please find three television commercials or advertisements in magazines or newspapers.
Describe which forms of persuasion discussed in the chapter are they using and explain to what
extent these forms of persuasion can be effective
Week 8 Blog
Please do exercise 5.9 on pp. 209-210. Post a copy of your entry on SA folder by midnight
Sunday, March 17
Title of Website: The American Psychological Association
Date Evaluated: March 13, 2013
Week 14 Blog
Have you been nervous or scared to do a speech in front of an audience? How did you handle it?
What were some things you did to calm down before and during the speech? The
text describes numerous ways to handle speech fear. Do you t
Week 11 Blog
Find a news article online. Compare the article you've located to the five elements of Web-based
and traditional print journalism discussed on pages 334-341
(1) The use of headlines,
(2) The use of leads or openings to a news story,
Week 13 Blog
Read on pages 429- 430 what Ryan Guina writes about his own struggles with life
choices. Answer questions 1, 2, 3 and 4.
1. Although Ryan was able to summarize some of the benefits that came from his decision to
Week 6 Blog
Find on the Internet a statistical report on any social issue that you are interested in, and answer 6
question that are presented on pages 136-137.
The statistical report that I choose is Attitudes toward and Uptake of
Week 3 Blog
Read the article "Texas College Admission Law under Fire" (p. 68) and then discuss four
questions listed on p. 70.
The Texas state legislators are trying to reconcile equality with their legislation of
admission of the
Week 1 Blog
Michael Jordan was quoted that he would not want to play on the same team as some of
the most popular NBA players. I believe that this comment was made from Jordans extensive
knowledge of the players and the game. Basketball was
Errors in reasoning are called fallacies.
I. Reasons that sound logical but provide inadequate support for conclusion.
A. Faulty Analogy: comparison of one situation or idea to another that disregards significant
differences that make compariso
Week 2 Blog
Please read descriptions of fictional characters on p. 38 of the textbook. Which fictional
character do you admire most and why? Give an example of three people in your life you most
admire and explain what your choices reflect abou
Week 4 Blog
Go to the paragraph Ideas for Writing and Speaking in Chapter 3 and elaborate the idea
number 2 (page 117).
The Libertarian Party has a unique view to all the issues than Democratic and Republican Party.
Their main beli