Chewing gum is an enigma. Its essence lays somewhere between a habit, and a snack. For many, it staves off hunger pangs, while for others, chewing gum can act as a stress reliever. Thanks to an industrious and insightful salesman, the world can chew up their anxieties, and ward off hunger. Wrigley's chewing gum was a product whose time had come only after William Wrigley Jr. discovered that his customer base was more receptive to the chewing gum he used as a promotion, than the flagship product he was selling. By listening to his customers, William Wrigley Jr. founded today's most successful gum company worldwide.
In the article “From the Physician to the Marlboro Man: Masculinity, Health, and Cigarette Advertising in America, 1946-1964” the authors Cameron White, John L. Oliffe, and Joan L Bottorff bring light to how the notions and beliefs between cigarettes, and health, changed after World War II and during the Cold War. According to White et al., the tobacco industry had control over how the public viewed cigarettes compared to health for a fair amount of time. As time went on and research into cigarettes began shedding light on the dangers behind them, so did the advertising mechanisms and tactics used by the tobacco industry.
The most important aspect of this commercial is the pathos, for it is ripe with emotion. This emotion is also emphasized by the mood of the commercial, which evokes very pertinent emotions. Similarly, the ethos and logos of the commercial make the gum brand look very enticing due to the commercial’s focus on the emotional aspects of the gum. Likewise, the commonplaces that the commercial focuses on play an important role in making the advertisement more applicable to the common viewer. Overall, the Extra Gum advertisement effectively persuades the viewer to purchase the
With the herbaceous smell of freshly cut grass and the salty taste of sunflower seeds, a baseball field strikes me as a place where I feel perfectly content. The wonderful home of the sport I have loved as long as I can remember brings a sense of calmness. Baseball fields remind me of great memories, give me a strong sense of confidence, and cause me to strive for a greater future. Baseball has given me a wide range of outstanding memories. The day I was first asked to play travel baseball changed who I am as a person.
Students should be allowed to chew gum in school because it improves education with students, helps students focus, and chewing gum helps with oral hygiene. There are many downfalls to chewing gum in schools, but there are a lot of positives to chewing the flavorful treat and chewing gum can be a positive thing.
This scientific question is, does the different kind of gum increase or decrease your concentration? This question was chose because many people in the world always are looking for some tips on what helps them concentrate, and chewing gum is a very easy way to help improve concentration. The Independent Variable is the type of gum, the Control Group is Bubble Gum, the Experimental Group is the Spearmint, the Dependent Variable is test scores, the Constant Variables are same timed test, same timer, and same brand of gum. The hypothesis for this science fair project is if spearmint gum is chewed then the person's concentration will be increased. This hypothesis was picked because spearmint gum is minty and the scientist thought that maybe mint impacted the brain the most. The other two gums that were used in this experiment were Bubblegum and Watermelon. The scientist thought that spearmint would be the fastest in the multiplication and he was not really sure what to expect.
It seems to be easier for an American citizen to name quotes from movies or lyrics from popular songs than to explain the United States of America’s effect on the world. The Oblivious Empire written by Mart Hertsgarrd discusses how America’s society seems to not comprehend how our government treats other countries and seems too naïve on the reasons why other countries or groups of people do not like us. Hertsgarrd discusses how the United States truly treats countries around the world and the consequences our actions have caused. An analysis of Hertsgarrd essay shows strong points on how our society is oblivious to the world outside our country and do not truly know how our government affects the world. Throughout Hertsgarrd essay he describes how the United States government tends to believe they have the right to be the judge on how other countries’ treatment of their citizens and
Chapter one of the book is the opening thesis of the argument for the book Culture War: The Myth of a Polarized. He explains, that Americans are not deeply divided. However, he thinks that Americans are closely divided on certain issues. He portray’s that there’s not a culture war within the general population of the United States. He say’s that this culture war is between the conservative and liberal states.
Today, the United States of America is analogous with the terms freedom, liberty and prosperity. Throughout its existence, the nation has come to represent a unique melting pot of ideals, races, and cultures, which have recurrently exhibited the perspectives of freedom and equality in regards to not only daily livelihood, but also free trade. Although the United States continues to stand as an immense representation of hope and prominence in reference to opportunity, it is almost impossible to ignore the dark aspects of its history. For a nation that was founded by the ideals of assuring freedom for those who arrived at its shores and ports, a majority of the early stages of American history were flooded with an immense amount of prejudice
Americans tend to turn to culture wars when they feel a deep anger and frustration about the state of affairs. An example of Americans caught in a culture war was during the Monica Lewinsky affair or as Fiorina puts it, “The year of angry white males”(2) where in the year 2000 Americans were more angry than ever before. A culture was is when a large number of people from a certain demographic oppose and loathe their
The articles in this essay will give three different insights on how American culture is perceived based on observations and first hand experiences. Jennifer Price, “The Plastic Pink Flamingo: A Natural History,” used the trend of the pink flamingo to describe a time of new and vibrant change that has shaped its culture to be strong and optimistic. Richard Rodriguez, Days in Obligation, gives his first hand experience of being a part of two different cultures to give a comparison between total opposite places, who have their own traditions and customs. Scott Sanders, Stay Put: Making a Home in a Restless World, presents his belief of ideas are more important to the American people than the places which they live in. All of these writers all give substantial information of their viewpoints which combined makes up the identity of American culture.
Thesis: The authors of my secondary source peer reviewed article, Daviken Studnicki Gizbert and David Schecter, discuss the ecological dynamics, human and physical, of mining-driven deforestation in colonial Mexico. Mining was brought into New Spain in the 1500’s and New Spain accounted for forty percent of the world’s silver supply in the early modern period. A single mine could consume well over twenty times the amount of fuel-wood burned by a town of five to six thousand inhabitants. Without fuel the foundry fires would go out and the processing of metals would come to a complete stand still, and mining fueled the development of new and more intensive forms of land use such as pastoralism and agriculture. The debate is principally revolved