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1. Choose to write your essay on either Vertigo OR Citzen Kane. 2. Answer all t

1. Choose to write your essay on either Vertigo OR Citzen Kane. 2. Answer all the prompts below for that movie. 3. Other essay requirements:
IN YOUR OWN WORDS. I want and expect student writing. Sharing essays with others constitutes cheating and will result in a zero for both parties. Essay containing “cut and paste” material will receive a ZERO.
1-2 pages in length
12-pt Times New Roman; double spaced
Spelling, capitalization and word usage should be accurate to receive full credit. You MUST include a Works Cited page and cite ALL sources in MLA format. You must use in-text citations. Please ask the Tutoring Center Links to an external site.if you need help! Use in-line citations or footnotes or it will be assumed that you copy and pasted and you will receive a ZERO. Go here Links to an external site.for instructions on how to do in-line citations.
4. Upload PDF, DOC, or DOCX file formats ONLY! (No Pages. You will receive a zero if I cannot read your essay.) Do not put your essay in the comments box.
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VERTIGO
1. Do the reading for this unit on the music of Herrmann in Vertigo. Click here to go to the reading.
2. Watch the video clips on the Viewing and Listening page in the Unit: Movie Music 1 (Vertigo).
3. Answer the questions below
ANSWER: Using your textbook, define “ostinato”. How does Herrmann use ostinato – what effect does this compositional technique create in the viewer? Cite your sources.
ANSWER:
Who was the director of Vertigo? Provide a brief bio in your own words and cite your sources.
Who was the music composer for Vertigo? Provide a brief bio in your own words and cite your sources.
2. Find the clip “Kim Novak in Vertigo (1958)” IMPORTANT! Watch this clip TWICE. First with NO SOUND, second time WITH SOUND.
ANSWER: After watching the clip without – then WITH sound – what information does the music give you about the characters that you would not know otherwise (there is no dialogue in this scene). 3. Find the clip “Vertigo (10/11) Movie CLIP – Judy Becomes Madeleine (1958)” on the Viewing and Listening page in the Unit: Movie Music 1 (Vertigo)
Watch the entire clip. ANSWER: How does Herrmann’s music work in this scene? At what point in the action does the music reach its high point? How is this reflected in the visual (the lighting effects in particular?) Cite your sources.
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CITIZEN KANE
1. Read the synopsis here Links to an external site..
2. Read about the musical score here Links to an external site.. 3. Read about the composer here Links to an external site.. 4. Watch the Breakfast Scene clip here.Links to an external site.
5. Answer the following prompts in an essay.
Who was the director of Citizen Kane? Provide a brief bio in your own words and cite your sources.
Who was the music composer for Citizen Kane? Provide a brief bio in your own words and cite your sources.
Describe the music IN THE CLIP PROVIDED HERE Links to an external site. during each of the following time segments. What is happening in the scene at each point? How does the music support the dialogue? (Times below refer to the Breakfast Montage Links to an external site.clip.)
0:30-1:17
1:18-2:00
2:00-2:39

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Write an essay that compares and contrasts “The Nose” by Nikolai Gogol to anothe

Write an essay that compares and contrasts “The Nose” by Nikolai Gogol to another magical realist story, focusing mainly on the tone of the two stories. How does their tone differ? What does their tone have in common?
Your second story should be one that you find through research, but make sure it fits the magical realist genre. Look back over the lesson and ask yourself if it has the appropriate tone and subject matter. Consider what evidence from both stories best supports your claim (or thesis), and make sure you present this evidence in the form of quotes and paraphrases. Also make sure you avoid plagiarism.

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Identify important nutrition-related health problems facing people who live in t

Identify important nutrition-related health problems facing people who live in the United States.
Determine and discuss any possible ways to alleviate the hunger and obesity problems in these countries
Include what kinds of barriers interfere with the implementation of these solutions

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Prepare a brief 2-page essay (Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced) that

Prepare a brief 2-page essay (Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced) that explores how much you understand your own unique personality and your plan to develop your leadership style in the future.
For the first part of this paper, you should discuss both your Clifton Strengths and the MBTI assessment results from earlier in the term and answer the following:
What were your strengths according to the Clifton Strengths assessment? Do you agree with them? Why or why not?
What was the result of your MBTI assessment? Do you agree with it? Why or why not?
How would you communicate these assessment results to a prospective employer? Do you think that they will find this information relevant? Why or why not?
The second part of the paper is going to focus on your views on leadership and the type of leader that you would like to be in the future. More specifically, you will be answering the following:
What is your view of leadership?
Why is leadership important?
What kind of a leader are you or do you aspire to be in the future?
Who are the leaders you have most admired and why?
How does leadership relate to your current work and future goals?
Remember this is an essay, not a list of unconnected responses to the questions above!
The second part of the paper is going to focus on your views on leadership and the type of leader that you would like to be in the future. More specifically, you will be answering the following:
What is your view of leadership?
Why is leadership important?
What kind of a leader are you or do you aspire to be in the future?
Who are the leaders you have most admired and why?
How does leadership relate to your current work and future goals?
Remember this is an essay, not a list of unconnected responses to the questions above!
There are two purposes for this assignment. It is an opportunity for you to begin reflecting on the assessments that you did earlier this term and for the instructor to get a better idea of your interests and needs as we explore the complex topic of leadership together. Please note that there are no right or wrong answers to these questions
That said, your paper should be a well-written, cohesive and reflective essay adhering to acceptable writing conventions. This paper should be approximately 2 pages in length and address the major questions outlined above.

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Note 1: You will not be able to post to this Discussion topic until you’ve gone

Note 1: You will not be able to post to this Discussion topic until you’ve gone through all this week’s Module lessons and pages.
Note 2: This topic closes at 11:59 pm on Sunday night. Please participate in the discussion from Monday – Friday so that your classmates can interact with you, your professor can provide real-time feedback, and you can take off the weekend. Everyone’s a winner!
In classical rhetoric, dissoi logoi is the practice of writing two opposing arguments. The ability to entertain multiple sides of an issue is also a component of critical thinking. Let’s start with a list of antithetical positions.
Instructions
Your job is to post to this discussion a mini-essay in MLA format arguing both sides of an issue.
Call “dibs” on one below topic or devise your own original topic. Each student must select a different topic.
Research your topic. Find at least three sources using the Coastline Online Library and/or Google Scholar. (See instructions in this week’s Module.) As needed, you may search online to find the rest of your credible sources! Write an introductory paragraph (6-10 sentences) giving an overview of the two topics. Open with a hook; provide background; finish with a thesis sentence stating the purpose of this mini-essay: to investigate two opposing sides of an issue.
Write one body paragraph (6-10 sentences each) advocating one side of the dissoi logoi. Be sure to incorporate evidence and citations from your sources.
Write one other body paragraphs (6-10 sentences each) advocating the opposite side of the dissoi logoi. Again, incorporate evidence and citations from your sources in MLA style. Up to this point, a reader should not be able to recognize whether you prefer one side over the other.Each body paragraph must incorporate two sources (two brief quotations or paraphrases + citations in MLA style). Remember that you must set up or lead into a quotation with a signal phrase, and you must provide an MLA citation after the quotation: (author page#).
Paragraphs should be organized in the usual fashion: topic sentence stating main idea, major and minor supporting details (include exactly two brief quotations + citations), concluding sentence.
Write a conclusion paragraph (6-10 sentences) stating what you personally think and why.
Provide a Works Cited list in MLA style showing your web / electronic sources. To see how, click here Links to an external site..
After you post your mini-essay, you’ll provide a peer review by replying to two classmates with on-point (on fleek!) suggestions for improving their writing, e.g., grammar, punctuation, organization, use of sources, logic, argumentation.
Please post your essay. Do not upload it as a file. Thank you! Throughout the work week, please review my feedback on your classmates’ discussion posts and on your own. These writing exercises are public because you can learn much from observing others’ writing techniques and revisions. Thank you!
Learning outcomes: Write well-organized, well-developed expository essays in a variety of rhetorical modes, using Standard English, with a clear thesis statement, supporting topic sentences, and supporting details. Demonstrate information competency. Use effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Dissoi logoi mini-essay rubric
/2 Organization: overview intro with thesis; two body paragraphs with transitions, topic sentences, major / minor supporting details, and conclusions; conclusion paragraph
/3 Argumentation, MLA-cited quotations, Works Cited
/3 Grammar, punctuation, syntax, mechanics
/2 peer review: two meaningful, grammatically correct replies cordially critiquing classmates’ writing
/10 TOTAL
Here’s an exhausting but not exhaustive list of topics born from an idle brain, as Athena was born from Zeus’s head:
Google Maps / Waze is the superior app for getting one around in a car. The SAT is enhanced / is diminished by the new Adversity Score intended to give colleges a fuller picture of a test-taker’s socio-economic status. The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice (M.L.K., Jr.) / it bends toward chaos (T.N. Coates).
The new education model wherein the instructor is a “guide on the side” facilitating student-student interactions is superior / inferior to the old “sage on the stage” model wherein the instructor lectures as subject matter expert.
The classroom should be an intellectually safe space where students are given trigger warnings (notified ahead of time) about distressing content so they can choose to leave the room / the world is not a safe space, so the classroom must expose students to new ideas and coping skills, even if those ideas are controversial or upsetting.
Sopranos / Mad Men is the greater TV series.
The National Rifle Association does / does not meet the definition of a homegrown terrorist organization.
Gentrification resuscitates downtrodden areas / drives out locals and wipes out neighborhood identity.
Abstinence-only education / realistic sex education is more effective in reducing teen pregnancy and STIs.
Corporations are beholden only to shareholders and profits / corporations also have an ethical duty to country, environment, and employees.
Introverts / extroverts.
Football / futbol (soccer).
In-N-Out: one could eat there every meal and still hunger for it! / ‘Tis overrated and weak gruel.
Giving to a homeless person on the street is humane / encourages begging and feeds addiction.
The poor / rich are kinder and more generous.
“Stairway to Heaven” does / does not rip off “Taurus.”
The advice “just be yourself” is terrible / timeless.
Verifiably insane murderers should not be executed, for they are not competent to stand trial / are exactly the type of irredeemable criminals who should be put to death.
Desire is the root of suffering / drives progress.
Korean / Vietnamese cuisine is tastier.
A high-end home is an appreciating asset in which one can live / is a money pit whose mortgage and maintenance moneys would be better invested in index funds.
A man and woman can / can’t be “just friends.”
Get rich or die trying / smell the roses and embrace the simple life.
A benign dictatorship is / is not more effective than a democracy.
Dreams do / do not have meaning.
Dodgers / Angels.
Lakers / Clips.
Adolescence is more hellish for boys / girls.
Family is there for you in good times and bad / is overrated and foists its insecurities on the defenseless young.
Teams build collaboration and allow ideas to be shared / individuals are more likely to get things done and are more accountable for quality.
K-12 ed system favors girls / boys.
A best friend confides that he or she committed a violent crime against a known criminal. The confidante should go to the police and report this information, for no one is above the law / should conceal this information so as not to “dime” or snitch on the best friend, law notwithstanding.
Family members of a victim of homicide should / should not be granted five minutes alone in a room, unsupervised, with the convicted killer.
In five hundred years, students in world history courses will learn that the U.S. was Rome to England’s Greece / will learn that the U.S. was uniquely instrumental to the growth of technology, culture, the arts, pluralism, etc.
In five hundred years, twentieth-century pop music will be defined by The Beatles / by Dylan.
ESP does / does not exist.
Younger siblings are better / worse than older siblings.
Education makes people liberal by broadening their perspectives / makes people conservative by helping them become financially secure.
IQ is more important than work ethic OR networking is more important than work ethic OR IQ is more important than networking (etc.–contrast just two).
A man crying in public is endearing / is pitiful.
Cosmic justice (karma) does / does not exist.
Abolishing grades would / would not benefit students academically.
Grade inflation is a real problem for students as it compresses both excellent and mediocre performers into the same grade categories, masking true quality / grade inflation benefits students’ mental health; they’re under intense pressure to survive a hyper-competitive educational system and job market.
International free trade benefits American consumers as it leads to a multitude of low-cost goods, meaning a dollar goes farther / protectionism is the answer; free trade harms the American work force because blue-collar (middle and working class) jobs are outsourced overseas, leading to a bimodal upper class vs. lower class chasm.
Pick a conspiracy theory and assert that it’s true / not true.
You have $1 million and can spend the entirety in a poor neighborhood to build a museum / build a school.
Which is more important: healthcare / education?
Where should the best teachers be placed: math / reading?
The father / mother should be the head of the household and ultimate decision-maker.
Older workers should make way for younger, tech-savvy workers / older workers are more dedicated, loyal, and reliable than younger workers.
People who know they have a terminal illness should / should not have children.
Prom is overrated / is a magical night that will never be forgotten.
Guys should pay for first dates / girls should pay for first dates. (No “going dutch” here!)
The Bible gives us rules for life and is the inspired word of God conveyed by human prophets and disciples / is a compelling collection of ancient tales describing customs sometimes incompatible with modern life.
Alternative medicine (holistic herbal treatment) / Western medicine is preferable.
Depression is “all in one’s head” / is a sickness that must be treated like any other.
Richard Marx / Bryan Adams: King of ’90s m.s. and h.s. dances?
The aliens have landed. See: pyramids, Stonehenge / we humans are all the intelligent life there is–so far.
Open marriage is / is not one solution for reducing divorce rates.
Bullfighting is a dignified tradition that should be respected / is barbaric.
Freud was a genius and was mostly right / has been debunked, and his ideas should be consigned to the dustbin of psychology.
Pete Rose has paid his dues–let him in the Hall / his gambling on baseball sullied his reputation forever.
Metallica / Guns and Roses reigns supreme over ’90s hard rock or metal. [I knew I was old when the music of my youth became classic rock!]
Pit Bulls get a bad reputation due to being mis-trained by their owners / Pit Bulls are bred to be aggressive so are naturally violent.
Morality is absolute / is relative.
Armed officers should / should not patrol particularly violent high schools.
The colonization of sub-Saharan Africa led to needed infrastructure improvements and governmental order / led to egregious exploitation and centuries of instability and civil war.
Improvements in medicine and life expectancy have the counter-effect of overpopulating the planet and rapidly reducing scarce resources / are an irreversible part of progress and improve quality of life for all.
In five-hundred years, we will / will not have colonized other planets.
We have become so politically correct that we can no longer speak honestly without fear of offending / politically correct speech has made us more careful with language and more aware of our unconscious biases.
Barack Obama will be remembered as a transcendent leader who raised the U.S., kicking and screaming, to first-world standards / expanded presidential power and undermined Congress’s authority.
Torture does / does not extract reliable information.
Yoko Ono was / was not the undoing of the Lennon and McCartney partnership.
Only whites, or whichever prevailing race has hegemony, can be racist / racism is endemic to the human species, regardless of “tribe.”
Widespread use of public transportation in SoCal will happen / is a pipe-dream.
Asperger’s should be its own diagnosis / should be absorbed into the autism spectrum.
High school seniors should / should not take a gap year before starting college.
Knowledge is / is not more desirable than happiness OR It is better to believe a happy lie than to know a sad truth / vice versa.
The U.S. was right / wrong to escalate the Vietnam War OR Korean War OR to begin the Iraq War.
Prostitution should / should not be legalized and regulated.
D.A.R.E. does / does not effectively reduce adolescent drug use.
Got milk? / dairy products cause heart disease and obesity, and their costs outweigh their benefits.
Your English teacher should / should not ask the family border collie to bite the towel attached to the fridge door, tug open the fridge, remove a canned beverage, and bring it to said teacher while he works online. [Just checking whether you were paying attention.]
Hamas is a legitimate political and military organization / promotes terrorism.
Vegans are conscientious, disciplined, and adhere to a code that many omnivores secretly admire / are sanctimonious and undermine their own cause.
Affirmative action is a social corrective that admits under-represented students who contribute to the diversity of thought and experience on a college campus / the “mismatch theory” is true: affirmative action actually harms students who are admitted to competitive universities for any reason other than their academic qualifications.
Criticism of Israel’s policies is / is not a cloak for antisemitism.
Spain committed genocide against / civilized the indigenous South Americans.
Feminism has / has not lost its purpose in the twenty-first century.
Fox News provides oft-overlooked political perspectives / is infotainment.
The media is generally left-biased and subtly promotes a progressive agenda / for the most part reports fairly and accurately.
The primary purpose of college is the following (select two to contrast): to earn a certificate OR to gain knowledge OR to socialize OR to sort people by their socioeconomic class OR to create indebtedness to lenders and thus indentured servants in the capitalist system OR to meet someone / someones OR to party OR to serve as a placeholder for the directionless OR to brainwash students OR to sustain itself by funding an over-educated yet unemployable faculty and administration.
SoCal is a rad place to live with much to do / SoCal has low quality of life for most people outside the upper class.
Home schooling is better / worse for kids than standard public schooling.
Teachers’ unions improve / harm education.
Atheists are more / less moral than the religious.
Speed limits should be revised to “according to conditions” so officers can spend more time pursuing real criminals / clearly posted limits are necessary for safety.
For-profit colleges are a scam / identify a demand (higher ed) and smartly pursue it.
Pornography is / is not harmful to adult viewers.
Students and faculty should / should not be able to carry guns openly on college campuses.
The U.S. stabilizes the world via Pax Americana, even if that means sacrifices such as being the global police force / the U.S. wastes resources on fruitless international adventuring, resources that should go to its citizens.
Min wage increase to $15 will improve the lives of the working class / will lead to a reduction in jobs and hours.
Playing “first-person shooter” video games does / does not desensitize players to violence.
As a first-world country, the U.S. should / should not go to a single-payer (universal healthcare) system to reduce costs and improve access.
YouTube should continue to allow streaming of licensed music / should automatically remove all licensed music.
Bathroom access should be based on gender identification / biology.
Sanctuary cities lead to improved crime reporting / lead to havens of illegal immigration.
Birth control should / should not be issued anonymously for free at high schools.
Police officers should be commended for risking their lives to take on criminals / are part of larger societal problems with gun violence and racism.
Sad / happy songs are better.
The U.S. obesity epidemic does / does not necessitate federal action in the form of laws or sanctions.
Daylight Savings Time / Standard Time.
Majoring in liberal arts / STEM (science, tech, engineering, math) is the better long-term decision.
Profanity is part of free speech and is no big deal / should be restricted so that only people eighteen years and older are exposed to it.
Airport screenings are necessary / a waste of time.
Racial profiling is expedient and statistically valid / violates due process and civil rights.
The U.S. destabilized the Middle East and should fulfill its word to take more refugees, as did Canada and the EU / has no responsibility to take M.E. refugees, some who might be embedded terrorists.
Occasional handgun murders are the price we pay for freedom and protection / Americans have a sick obsession with firearms.
Or choose your own two antithetical topics to advocate!Exceptions: no dissoi logoi about abortion, pot, vaccines and autism, same-sex marriage, and climate change! (We’re all tired of these topics. Merci!)
Keep in mind that there should be evidence and a seed of truth to both sides of any dissoi logoi topic.
Try to keep your personal opinion out of your paragraphs. Be as objective and impartial as possible.

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1. We would love to get to know you. Please share with the committee something u

1. We would love to get to know you. Please share with the committee something unique about yourself and how obtaining a scholarship will better you. For assistance on how to write a personal statement, visit https://www.goingmerry.com/blog/how-to-write-the-best-personal-statement/. (1000 words)
2. In your own words, how would you express your appreciation if you were a selected recipient? Please include how this resource would benefit you and your family. (200 words) Please write the answers in VERY SIMPLE LANGUAGE. I want the answers to be simple with no “big fancy” words. Take a look at the goingmerry site link that has been provided and write the answers according to the instructions given there. I will myself give you some info about me so that you can add that in the answers. I am trying to get into a nursing school and this scholarship is for that. I took my pre requisites for 2.5 years and will be transferring to this new college next semester. I really wish becoming a nurse one day and to be able to provide care and send at least one patient home with a smile on their face after treating them. The scholarship amount would be really helpful for me to pay off any amount after financial aid given as I am already working a part time job about 35hrs/week to pay for college. So any scholarship amount would be really useful. I cannot think of anything thats unique about me. So when you get to that part, can you please ask me some questions that could be possibly added to that part and I’ll try to answer that. Otherwise I want you to add these info about me in the answers and add something else to complete the answer. Thank you!

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Frist of all – check this out. Here is an article from Ramona, CA – where I use

Frist of all – check this out. Here is an article from Ramona, CA – where I used to teach as a HS science teacher 20 years ago.Links to an external site.
The argument from the school district is that we should be teaching how awesome America is – rather than digging up all of the the ugly stories from the past. If you have not watched this video yet – The danger of the single story Links to an external site.- watch it now! Why do we need to study the good and the bad of history? Should we talk about taking the land away from the natives who lived here – or talk about them suffering on reservations?
Chimamanda Adichie talks about HOW the story is told – and how that shapes the thoughts of the people who are hearing the story. What do you think? Here is a quote from Snoop Dog about it.Links to an external site.
This is a challenging topic – SO use the course language to explain your opinion – you have to have vocabulary from the chapter to get full credit!! AND respond to another post WITH VOCABULARY – to back up what you are thinking.

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Social Roles 5252 unread replies.5252 replies. What are the roles that you play

Social Roles
5252 unread replies.5252 replies.
What are the roles that you play every day?
Please share the expectations that you have for your roles listed below Try to think about the things that you are expected to do, expected to have, not just pressure from others but by yourself as well. Gender?
Status?
Race?
Age?
Do you have any Roles that are not mentioned?

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Objectives Students will: Write a prewrite (brainstorm, cluster, or freewrite) W

Objectives
Students will:
Write a prewrite (brainstorm, cluster, or freewrite)
Write an outline
Submit them both separately, or on two separate pages in the same document
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = You will be turning in TWO assignments (prewrite and outline) fifteen points each.
The pre-write is to put your thoughts onto paper (computer screen) and the outline is to organize your thoughts. The pre-write is the free write, cluster, or brainstorm.
The outline is written out ideas for each paragraph using Roman numerals. Here is an example of the argumentative essay outline (remember you need the counterargument/opposition/concession paragraph before the conclusion)
Remember, you need in text citations, a Work Cited Page, sources!!! MLA needs to be all correct! I will be taking off points for incorrect MLA!

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ANSWER ALL OF THE FOUR (4) QUESTIONS SEPARATELY. Use answer format (not essay fo

ANSWER ALL OF THE FOUR (4) QUESTIONS SEPARATELY. Use answer format (not essay format).
Give some techniques that Jonathan Swift uses in “A Modest Proposal” to emphasize the severity of the problems in Ireland that England fails to address.
Discuss three (3) things that Hanya Yanagihara learns about life in “A Pet Tortoise Who Will Outlive Us All.”
What is the nature of capitalism as expressed in Megan Garber’s “Barbie’s Hips Don’t Lie.”
How does Mike Rose escape being “average” in “I Just Wanna Be Average”?