WRIT 2030 Practice in Punctuation Quotations Q-4 1. "Can you hoodwink time and retard the aging process?" ask Bechtel and Waggoner (127). 2. Because Copland straddled popular and serious music, he had critics, but he succeeded because he, "inevitably wrot
WRIT 2130 Virtually Conducting Research
In this day and age, although it may not seem to be the most reliable, most students turn to the World Wide Web to guide them in their research search. Randall McClure explains this idea in his article "Googlepedia:
Soy and Dairy Intake
Many other factors have been thought to cause early menarche in young girls, one
of these being soy intake as infants. According to an article in Pediatric and Perinatal
Epidemiology, young girls who had high levels of soy intake as i
What Happens When Parents go out of Town?
My brother, my parents, and I all in the car on the way to see our granddad, my brother
and I are in the back fighting. We drove eight long, drawn out hours to get to my granddads
house house in the hear
How to Outline an Essay
I. Introduction Paragraph
What interesting fact, compelling scenario, personal experience (set in scene),
or other device can you use to open this essay? Review Patterns for strategies
Why will this hook be effective?
Using Transitions in Writing
An effective essay provides a clear, rhetorical map for the reader. This allows the reader to
follow the authors line of thinking or argument.
If our essay is a map for the reader to follow our line of thought or our
Throughout the course of this semester, I have written several essays on various topics.
Though some were far better than others, all of my essays possess one characteristic in common:
they have helped me learn my own strengths and weaknesse
Critical Thinking and Reading in Writing
The key to becoming a critical readerthe key to fully understanding any piece of writingis to
develop an active dialogue with the piece. That is to say, when we are listening to someone
speak, we are, in
Automotive Mechanic: The World Would Not Survive Without Them
Automotive mechanics have been around for a very long time, fixing personal cars and
commercial trucks. An automotive mechanic is a great career and a great skill to have. An
Information and Media Literacy
Authors Purpose the reason for writing: inform, persuade, entertain, or explain
Audience the people that the writing is meant for.
Voice a choice and style of presentation
Level of formality : General audience u
For fourteen years of our lives we go through school, growing not only as students, but also as
individuals. Throughout these years we encounter many different people who touch our lives in different
ways. Some of us are even lucky
Wikipedia is Good for You!?
In the essay, Wikipedia is Good for You!? by James P. Purdy, Wikipedia, although not
considered a very reliable source, can be beneficial to students by using the articles in other ways
than just as a source for factu
W-5 1.) Miller, Samuel L. "Inflation in Health Care." Business Week 12 March 2001: 14-16. ProQuest. Web. 7 July 2008. 2.) Lavani, Sharon. "Photography and Vision." Photography 17 April 2000: 45-48. EBSCOhost. Web. 5 Jan. 2008. 3.) "How to Cite Information
Coffee, Tea, and Smoking While Pregnant
The American Journal of Epidemiology claims that maternal use of tobacco,
alcohol, coffee and tea during pregnancy effects the age of the daughters menarche.
According to the study, after adjustment, the mean age at
One interesting discovery recorded by researchers Goldman and Hatch was that
developed and underdeveloped countries have different overall ages of menarche. In
developed countries such as the United States and many European countries the age of
Variation in age of menarche
Every young woman reaches a point in her life when she is considered fertile; this
day is normally marked by the beginning of her menstrual cycle, also known as
menarche. It is monumental moment in a womans life,
The age at which a girl reaches menarche and becomes a woman has been a very
controversial issue in the last century. There is evidence showing that socioeconomic
factors play a key role in menarche as well as exercise, nutrition, and diet. The
1. John the Divine hounds his heart to peace by writing the book of Revelation, and
by being surrounded by the beauty of the island of Patmos.
2. The Caribbean Island is like heaven for the Negroes who were able to escape
there. They used to sing homeless
HIV and AIDS in Africa
Prostitution is a worldwide problem that has been around for many centuries. It is
a profession for some to make money and to provide for themselves or for their family.
But more often than not, it is something that is forced onto w
There have been many efforts made to try and prevent HIV and AIDS and the spread of it
in Africa. But since the diseases are incurable and prostitution is rampant, it has been a
very hard task to complete. Despite the fact that there are many high-risk gr
Responses to Reading
How can Marion Reid, as a woman herself, feel that it is okay for
womens education to be something that turns them into robots; wasnt that the
point of having education for women? To allow them a sort of freedom and not
1. The drums are telling Elesin that the Kings dog and favorite horse have been
killed, and that he is soon to follow.
2. Olunde returns from England because he was sent a message telling him that the
King was dead. He knew he had to come home at once bec
WRIT 2130 P-3 1) If we want to see a change in violence, we must do something about education, jobs, public television, and the problems in society that we can't fix. 2) DNA has evolved less than two percent in the past five million years. 3) Animals can
How a Bill Becomes a Law
Many people wonder the steps it takes for a bill to become a law.
Also people continue to ask why certain things cant change
quickly. Throughout the process certain steps have to be taken
and without them a bill cannot become a l