Summary of Virtual Friendship and the New Narcissism
By: Christine Rosen, page 321-328
The Internet is a place where humans can be who they want to be if they do not
like themselves or just want to pretend to be someone their not. There are quite a few
Participation Assignment 9
A literature review and a research argument are two different documents. They differ
significantly in purpose, thesis statement, and also use of sources. In literature review, the purpose of
the document is
My post-diagnostic score was 54 out of 74, while the score on the pre-diagnostics test was 57.
This post-diagnostic score is lower than what I expected, and it indicates that I still need to work
mostly on my grammar. I realize that most of
Taking this English post diagnostic test you would assume it would improve your
scores after a semester of learning English. Well, when I got the results of the diagnostic I
saw that I received less then what I had at the beginning of the semester. The pr
The Internet is a place where humans can be who they want to be if they do not like
themselves. There are quite a few social networking sites in the world today. MySpace
and Facebook are generated around kids and these sites do just that. Updating your
1. Rosen effectively explains that even though social networking websites are a way
of managing friends, they are negatively impacting people in how they perceive
themselves, friendships, relationships, and their own privacy.
2. Thru the use of facts from
The writer used PETAs, Animal Testing Is Bad Science: Point/Counterpoint, as
a basis for their rhetorical analysis. The focal point of this article uses historical facts,
research, and evokes emotions to the readers.
In Draft 1.1 the thesis used is, Withi
This Draft 1.1 is a rhetorical analysis of David Crystals, Why a Global
Language? There seem to be little problems here and there that need to be addressed.
For example the thesis needs to be scaled down to only the rhetorical devices the writer
Christine Rosen, in Virtual Friendship and the New Narcissism, uses logical and ethical
facts by citing experts in order to convince her young adult audience that using social
networking websites reduces social skills and explains implications for their i
Journalist, Matt Zebrowski, wrote Who, lil ol me?: Sarah Palin on Naivet and
Credibility an analysis about how Sarah Palin needs to be more credible then nave
when it comes to being in the media. Zebrowskis purpose for writing this analysis is to
Today, social networking sites are made easy for people to change how they are
perceived and keep in contact with friends they no longer see. What use to take months
even years to form true relationships social networking sites are now forming instant
The writer used Jeremy Millers, The Colonization of Kern Country, as a basis
for their rhetorical analysis. The focal point of this article uses factual statistics, appeals
to emotions, and appeals to the authority of the readers.
In this Draft 1.1 the th
Taking this English diagnostic test is supposed to let you see how much you have
learned while in high school and where further development is required. When I was
taking the diagnostic test I hoped that Klein High School prepared me based on work I
A young girl sits on a bench, legs tucked underneath her as she is hunched over a book. The
cover is not all that exciting and the author not so well known. But the way the girl seems consumed
with the book makes the onlooker think that perha
Draft 2.1: Researched Argument
Management in business and organizations can be defined as the coordination of the efforts of
individuals to accomplish certain goals or objectives by using available resources, such as human
The debate over abortion has led to a contentious precedent, Roe v. Wade, which
inevitably caused the nation to be torn into two sides. The precedent has withstood for
over three decades and ensures the right to an abortion to women. It is hardly
There has been a dramatic reform within presidency of Barack Obama.
This reform was first introduced during the election in 2008, and formally
passed on March 21, 2010. Although called Obamacare for short, the
actual act was named The Patient Protection a
1. Three things that need to be considered when choosing the topic:
a. The topic should be potential and part of the writers interest.
b. We cannot write a literature review on a topic we do not understand.
Literature review is different from a research paper according to their purpose and in
the way they are structured. Literature review has a purpose to review scholarly works
concerning on certain subject matter. For ins
Participation Assignment 3
Is there relationship between Facebook usage and college students GPAs in regard to their major,
academic level, gender, and ethnicity?
Aghazamani, Alimohammad. "How d
Peer Critique 1
The writers thesis statement in the literature review about paying student athletes is
The most heavily debated parts of this review are, yes these athletes should get paid, no
these athletes should not get paid, and why this i
Composing a literature review is a challenging task to do, especially in freshman year. I
personally do not have experience composing this type of paper. This was the first time and I did not
have any idea what to expect from
In the literature review about the study of human kind, the writer does not provide a thesis
statement. The writer only explains that the study of humankind is divided into three distinct
scenarios, without focusing on the state of research on that matter
Participation Assignment 6
The grader said that my literature review is above average. My writing flows well.
The sources are well synthesized and incorporated into the literature review. The introduction
is good and has given insight about th
After establishing a common ground, Scandizo unites both conservative and radical parties by
using the evidence of the ecological problem caused by the current agricultural practices. In this case,
he tries to express something in common between two sides
A Never Ending Debate
The controversial topic of abortion has led to a contentious precedent, Roe v.
Wade, which has stood for over 33 years. Roe v. Wade has two sides, pro-choice and prolife. Pro-life advocates believe the right to terminat