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I recently received a letter from the Office Operat
A list of Does words and phrases. This paragraph:
Tells a story
Introduces an new issue or argument
Compares two things
Contrasts two things
Paints a picture / describes
Provides reason, evidence, support
Admits a possible counter-argument
Points out prob
Total Points: 75
Due Date: Friday, March 4th
In one to two paragraphs (roughly 500 words), apply a portable concept from Emerson,
Russell, Mantsios, Sabo, or Baldwin to a scene from 36th Chamber or Secret of Kells.
o Identify and define
Revising Vague and Obvious Thesis Statements
In The Trial and Death of Socrates Euthyphro, Plato outlines Socrates character.
Here, character is too broad a concept and lacks the specificity to act as a sound guide. Try unpacking
character to a
Pigskin, Patriarchy, and Pain
DON SABO is a prqfessor of social sciences at DYouville College. Pigskin, Patriarchy,
and Pain" was included in Sex,Violence, and Power in Sports: Rethinking Mas-
culinity, edited by Michael Messner and Don Saba
Example of Portable Concept:
In Praise of Idleness by Bertrand Russell argues that the belief in the moral excellence
of work is harmful and that to remedy such harm, society ought to strive rationally
to diminish work hours (4). Throughout, Russell relie
Russell's 10 on 1: The Table!
1. The Table as a "Practical" Person Understands It
let us concentrate attention on the table. To the eye it is oblong, brown and shiny, to
the touch it is smooth and cool and hard; when I tap it, it gives out a wooden sound.
Metaphysics, or the attempt to conceive the world as a whole by means of thought, has
been developed, from the first, by the union and conflict of two very different human
impulses, the one urging men towards mysticism, the other urging the
IN the following pages I have confined myself in the
main to those problems of philosophy in regard to
which I thought it possible to say something positive
and constructive, since merely negative criticism
seemed out of place. For this
Why did the tank man dare to stand in front of the tanks though he might have to face
death and suppression from his unjust government?
(Is the inquiry question too long?)
Burgan, Michael. "Why Tank Man Still Matters." Ebscohost. EBSCO, n.d.
Total Points: 75
Due Date: Monday, February 8th
In two paragraphs (roughly 400-600 words), complete a focused analysis of either Mantsios
or Sabo. You will analyze a specific piece of evidence to support your claim.
o Begin your analysi
Instructor: Michael Manis
February 19th, 2016
Paper 1: Comparison between Mantsios and Sabos Strategies
In life, there are moments of awakening in which ones belief is changed. This
moment is often spurred by an outside presence convincing o
Strengthen Your Verbs: Use Attributive Tags
Varying your verbs can help make your summary more interesting and more precise. Use this
lists below to help you make substitutions in your summary drafts. Be sure the word you choose
fits with the meaning of y
To help understand Rudds move, we can use Tannens conversational categories
of report-talk and rapport-talk, the former being a way of exhibiting knowledge and skill and the latter being a way of establishing connections by displaying similarities and mat
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Total Points: 75
Due Date: Wednesday, January 27th
Write a one-paragraph comprehensive summary (200-250 words) of "In Praise of Idleness"
by Bertrand Russell.
o Begin with a topic sentence that includes the authors name, the title of th
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If Black English Isnt a Language,
Then Tell Me, What Is?
JAMES BALDWIN (19241987) was an American writer and civil rights activist whose
many novels include Go Tell It on the Mountain and Giovannis Room.
IN PRAISE OF IDLENESS
IN PRAISE OF IDLENESS 1
most of my generation, I was brought up on
the saying: "Satan finds some mischief still for idle
hands to do." Being a highly virtuous child, I
believed all that I was told, and acquired a conscience which h
In his blog post titled "Union Coming to a Southern Auto Plant?," Matthew Yglesias
argues that Volkswagens apparent inclination to allow an American factory to unionize
owes to the German car maker's national origin (1). According to Ygle
Carefully read through your peers entire paper once. After doing so, take the following
1. Locate the thesis of the paper and label it THESIS. Then, in the space below,
paraphrase it. Can the