Write a descriptive essay using descriptive and figurative language to describe your favorite season. Your essay will meet these goals: The paper is written in a consistent point of view – first-person, third-person limited, or third-person omniscient. The paper uses descriptive language to creatively help readers experience a specific season. You use at least three of the following senses in your writing: sight, sound, touch, smell, and/or taste. The paper uses unique and creative figurative language to draw connections between ideas/experiences and create larger meaning about the season. The paper uses active voice and avoids present-participle verbs (i.e., instead of the daffodils are lifting their heads, write, the daffodils lift their heads). The paper is organized in a way that makes sense and is easy to follow – chronological (like describing an experience as you take a walk from beginning to end); compare and contrast (like describing a season in the country vs. the city); cause and effect (like showing how a certain season promises specific activities or emotions); spatial (like describing an area from top to bottom, clockwise, or right to left). Your descriptive essay should be 1-2 pages long, typed in 12-point font, and double-spaced
Your thesis statement should answer the following question: What messages or ideas about individuals and their role in society do the texts convey and what specific means each text uses to convey those messages? the essay should have 5 paragraphs, please highlight the thesis statement and topic sentences. they are two poems : “My ex-husband” by Gabriel Spera: http://karaphillips-myex-husband.yolasite.com/ “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning: https://poets.org/poem/my-last-duchess
Historically, many disenfranchised groups have fought for the right to participate in the political process in the United States. However, voter turnout is down and surveys show that many are disillusioned with the current state of the political system in America. Use the information you learned in the Explore learning module this week about political parties, voting, and elections, as well as the articles and websites below to develop an essay answering the question – “Should voting be mandatory for every eligible adult? Why or why not?” Use additional online resources, as needed, to develop your argument. What if everyone had to vote? Heres the case for mandatory voting in the U.S. The Pros and Cons of Requiring Citizens to Vote Should Voting Be Mandatory? Why Voting Should Be Mandatory in the United States Mandatory Voting Is a TerribleAnd InsultingIdea The Case Against Compulsory Voting Compulsory Voting is Unconstitutional The writing assignment should be a minimum of 500 words and include an introduction with an overview of your essay, ending with a thesis statement answering the question “Should voting be mandatory for every eligible adult? Why or why not?” in your own words.