Jarrett Krosoczka, a children’s book author, presented a speech at a TED Talk that was filmed July of 2014 and entitled “Why lunch ladies are heroes”. Krosoczka’s speech talks about the importance of lunch ladies and respecting people around you. Krosoczka used pathos to catch people's attention by using a informal, joyful approach to show the importance of respecting everyone, based on his experience with lunch ladies. Nevertheless, by appealing to people's emotions, the author effectively made the speech more personal. Krosoczka used pathos to show how children across the country are showing their appreciation through creating projects for lunch ladies .
In Corpse Bride, the storyteller uses the archetypes underworld and hero’s journey plot line to show how we as humans need to make and realize our mistakes to grow and mature as people because we learn from those mistakes so that in the future we make less and less mistakes and also know how to fix the ones we make. At the beginning of Corpse Bride, Victor was very clumsy and made many mistakes because he didn’t take the time to really recognize and think about his mistakes. When Victor goes over to Victoria’s house he wanders over to the piano instead of following his parents. Victoria’s parents are quite angry when they find Victor and Victoria together.
Lewis and Clark made vital contributions to Missouri and to the United States. When they returned home they were greatly rewarded. They were given a great amount of land, a large paycheck, and jobs. Lewis was named the governor of Louisiana. Clark got the title of Brigadier General of Militia and Superintendent of Indian Affairs.
The character, Luke Skywalker, in the film, “Star Wars: A New Hope,” clearly represents the Medieval Hero characteristics. Luke is a good moral character, he follows the code of chivalry, and he does not have a royal birth. The first piece of evidence is Luke follows the codes of chivalry. For example, he serves the liege/lord, which is Princess Leia, in valour and faith. He courageous followed the orders of Princess Leia.
To choose or to be chosen; which is better? The gift of choice is something not bestowed upon everyone, and this is especially true for the main character of Chaim Potok’s The Chosen. The novel describes the life of two boys, Danny Saunders and Reuven Malter, one of which has been granted the freedom to choose his own destiny, and the other has already had his life mapped out since the day of his birth. Throughout his childhood and much of his adolescence, Danny struggled between the life he wants and the one chosen for him by his father, Reb Saunders, the rabbi a Hasidic congregation. As the eldest son of his family, Danny has been born into the position of the future rabbi of his temple, however, he yearns for something much different.
Clive Wearing was a prolific British musical conductor and producer for BBC. He was a wildly intelligent and successful person. It came as a surprise to himself and his family when unexpectedly suffered a loss of consciousness. The type of memory loss that Clive Wearing has is retrograde and anterograde amnesia. He is unable to retain new memories; he is also unable to unearth past memories to his consciousness as well.
With teen's constantly on their phones and social media apps, they pick up a few things here and there. They never really think about texting affecting their literacy skills in school and their communication skills. Will texting impact our skills forever int he future? One thing that teen's use over and over when texting are abbreviations. In the article, "Is Text Messaging Ruining English?", Jane Solomon says ,"...abbreviations are the most common.
Lying to other people makes it impossible to be self-aware. In Act II of Hamlet, Shakespeare implies that people who tell lies to others end up lying to themselves. They are no longer honest to themselves or cognizant of their limits. Shakespeare portrays Polonius as a pompous hypocrite who doesn’t realise when he’s making a fool out of himself. In the second scene of Act II, Polonius gives a flowery and lengthy speech on the virtue of succinctness.
Why I chose the book: I chose to read The Book Thief because of its setting in the Second World War. The events which occurred during this period, with specific reference to the holocaust, interest me. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, a Novel by John Boyne is what sparked this interest. The expressive writing technique of the novel provokes the utmost emotion within the reader. For this reason I enjoy reading literature which makes reference to historical events which have been considered to have plagued history.
An American business mogul, investor, author, entertainer and candidate for the republican nomination for the President of the United States; Titles Donald Trump has earned throughout his lifetime through overcoming adversity through persistence. Born in Queens, raised by his father Fred Trump a real estate developer and his mother a Scottish immigrant. “He was a pretty rough fellow when he was small" said his father in an interview in 1983 which lead to the decision to put Donald Trump into military school which lead to him receiving “More military training than a lot of guys in that go into military” according to Donald Trump. Eventually graduating then going onto attend The University of Pennsylvania to study real estate and eventually follow