Month: May 2018

How Does a Writer Change a Paradigm

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Write a persuasive, thesis-driven, well-supported, and original essay that proposes a theory to the question: “How does a writer change a paradigm?” Your answer must take the form of a focused, sustained thought about a specific rhetorical technique you’ve observed in the course readings. You will not be making a list of claims about multiple rhetorical strategies that writers use. Continue reading

Philosophical & Religious Texts by Plato & Lao-Tse

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Discuss the philosophical and religious texts after reviewing Plato’s “The Allegory of the Cave,” the New Testament’s “Parables of the Kingdom,” and Sartre’s “Existentialism”. Review also the excerpts from the Tao Te Ching, by Lao-Tse. From the philosophical and religious texts you read, which do you think presents the most valid philosophy of life? Why? Analyze, if appropriate, the author’s use of logic and evidence. Give reasons for your argument, and support it with examples from your personal experience and observation. Continue reading

The Man Who Can Live Alone is Either an Animal or a god

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Consider the  quote from Aristotle: “The man who can live alone is either an animal or a god.” First, sum up the main idea behind the quote, and its implications. Then write a well-organized essay in which you agree with, disagree with, or qualify the assertion. Give logical reasons for your position. Continue reading

Challenges in USA

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Identify the challenges that a region of your choice in the USA is facing right now. Place the challenges in the world context by indicating your view about the changing world: bilateral, multilateral, or non-literal. Analyze the existing policies we are having in that region, their virtues, and flows. Continue reading

Side Effects of Second Generation Anti-Psychotic Medications (SGA’s)

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Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases are important causes of morbidity and mortality among patients with severe mental illnesses. Atypical or second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) are associated with obesity and other components of metabolic syndrome, particularly abnormal glucose and lipid metabolism. With reference to recent academic literature and clinical practice, describe both the wanted and unwanted effects of second generation, atypical anti-psychotic medications (SGA’s).
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Ending Corruption in San Francisco’s Queen of Vice

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Look at the struggle of the powerful men represented in  San Francisco’s Queen of Vice  (District Attorney Pat Brown, Tom Lynch, etc.) to end the corruption, which they see as initiated by Inez Burns. With Burns finished, do they go after the men involved in a vice? Why or why not? Continue reading

Inez Burns in San Francisco’s Queen of Vice

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San Francisco’s Queen of Vice details the life of abortionist Inez Burns from the turn of the century forward. Using what you have learned in this class of the expected roles for women, examine how Burns defies these expectations, compare and contrast her to the other female characters in the book, and finally, assess her successes and failures. Continue reading

How D.A Pat Brown Encourages Conservativeness

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Following World War II there is a general move toward a more traditional America. Using San Francisco (a city known for its vice and corruption) as an example, analyze how District Attorney Pat Brown attempts to implement this conservativeness as the first step in his political rise.

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Life Setbacks & Future Success

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The lessons we learn from experiencing setbacks can deeply affect our later success. How has a delay in your admission to XYZ affected you and what lesson(s) have you taken away that you believe will aid you in the future?”. Continue reading

Social Problems Definition

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You have probably noticed that so many of the social problems in our country seem to stem from disagreements about how we define complicated terms in our culture. These include terms such as justice, punishment, adult, guilt, authority, etc. Complete a four-page essay in which you choose a complex word and define what it means to you. Continue reading

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