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The Intentions of Bungie in the Believe Ad Campaign
Believe: A Campaign Analysis In 2007 while the xbox 360 was just starting to take off in sales two years after its debut, the “Believe” ad campaign was launched, ready for the final two weeks before the release of the video game Halo 3. With a budget of 10 million US dollars, the campaign featured 5 commercials, four of wh...
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A Look at the Two Sides of the Argument on the Abstract Concept of the American Dream
How to Keep a Staunch Liberal Satisfied These past couple months have introduced me to a number of readings from the political realm of our nation-- actually, more often than not they were centered around our economy and its tenuous grasp on the abstract concept of the American dream. From columnists writing about how far-...
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White Privilege, White Denial, and the Cost of Racial Inequality in the Speech of Tim Wise
Tim Wise made a speech on white privilege, white denial, and the cost of inequality. Basically he focused on the nature of white privilege and how it came to be that way. His presentation was relevant to understanding social injustice and oppression. Often times the white race has the upper hand and this speech gives insigh...
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An Analysis of the Speech of Professor Bobby Vaughn on the Black Lives Matter Movement in the Color of Crime Course
Bobby Vaughn on #BlackLivesMatter Having taken the Color of Crime course with Professor Vaughn last year, I was excited to hear him speak freely and openly on subjects that had been well-discussed in that class: inequality, disparity, and racism in the United States. But what I was most interested in hearing was his take o...
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The Challenges of Communication Outside the Country
Offshoring Culture/Communication Between many countries there are international communication and
negotiation challenges due to companies offshoring. Offshoring includes
communication in forms such as, telephone use and email use, which may
conflict with cultural differences in communication. Being able to
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A Response to Michael Barbaro's Article Indiana Law Denounced as Invitation to Discriminate
Critical Response to New York Times Article In the New York Times article written by Michael Barbaro entitled; Indiana Law Denounced as Invitation to Discriminate, Barbaro discusses the religious freedom law signed by Governor Pence of Indiana and the recent public outrage ensuing since the law was signed. Barbaro talks mo...
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The Important Tips in a Crime Coverage
Crime coverage is seen too excessively in newspapers, especially with Detroit being ranked number one in terms of most dangerous cities in the United States. In Detroit 2,137 out of every 100,000 residents experience violent crimes every year, violent crimes are defined as murder, rape, robbery and assault. When it comes...
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An Analysis of Russian Propaganda during the War and Today
Russian Domestic Propaganda Russia has a long history of using propaganda to control the population. Russian domestic propaganda truly took root in the society during the Cold War era when the communist leaders used newspapers, posters, and the radio to spread their message across a huge audience and to control the opinion...
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The Argument on Universal Values in Faith and Diplomacy by Madelien Albright and The Primacy of Practice by Kwame Anthony Appiah
Albright VS. Appiah In “Faith and Diplomacy”, Madeleine Albright expresses that diplomats must develop the ability to recognize, “when religious principles”, can be, “invoked to ease strife”. However in, “The Primacy of Practice”, by Kwame Anthony Appiah, although Appiah does agree with Albright that there is, “universal v...
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An Analysis of Elenor Roosvelt's Speech for Human Rights
Eleanor Roosevelt’s Usage of Rhetoric in Her Speech “We must understand the role of human rights as empowering of individuals and communities. By protecting these rights, we can help prevent the many conflicts based on poverty, discrimination and exclusion that continue to plague humanity and destroy decades of development...
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Segregation and Inequality in Segregation Now, Segration Forever, an Inaugural Speech by George Wallace, Governor of Alabama
“Segregation Now, Segregation Forever” After losing the race for governor of Alabama in 1958 because he took a moderate stance on the subject of segregation, George Wallace modified his beliefs to appeal to the people (“George”). He quickly became more firm in his belief in segregation, resulting in him winning the next el...
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An Analysis of the Five Versions of Urban II's Speech
Urban II five versions of speech These five versions have the general theme of fighting in the name of God; whether it is the Persians mentioned in Robert the Monk, or the Turks and Gentiles in Version of the Balderic of Dol. The Fulcher of Chartres speech talks more about the general aspects of what it means to fight i...
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The Inspiring Nature of George Washington's Farewell Address
Washington's Farewell Address George Washington wrote his Farewell Address as a way to say goodbyes as he stepped down from his presidency and to give warnings of what to do and what not to do in his absence regarding foreign and domestic policies . The address was created “to inspire and guide future generations,” and “se...
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The Injustices Faced by the Human Race in Letters from Birmingham Jail, an Inspirational Letter by Martin Luther King Jr.
Rights and Responsibilities Injustice is a constant in the circle of life. There has not been a time in known human history where injustice didn’t have some sort of presence. In many different civilizations across the world and human history, injustices have been pushed upon a certain group of people. Since the black s...
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An Analysis of the Document For the Record 408, a Debate Between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas
The topic of analysis that I decided to write about would be the document For The Record 408, which depicts the debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephan Douglass. The importance of the documents as an historical source is very large considering the debates between the two included the topic of slavery, the contention of...
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A Rhetorical Analysis of Benjamin Banneker's Letter to Thomas Jefferson
Banneker Rhetorical Essay Benjamin Banneker, a son of former slaves and an educated scholar, wrote a letter to Thomas Jefferson arguing about the mistreatment of slaves and the injustice of slavery. He assumes a knowledgeable and matter-of fact persona in order to challenge Jefferson’s loyalty to his Christian faith and ur...
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My Reflection on the Implications of Using Politically Correct Language Based from an Article with Reference to Amy Schumer Skit
At first, I almost didn’t choose this article. I saw the words “politically correct language” and was tempted to run in the opposite direction in fear that I would waste the time reading it and still not understand it. I decided to give it a try anyways, mostly because it would take more effort to find another article and I...
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The Counter-Argument to the Public Statement of Alabama Clergymen in Martin Luther King Junior's The Letter from Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King Jr. addresses the Public Statement made by eight Alabama clergymen in his “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” In this letter, King counter-argues the points the clergymen were making and uses logos, ethos, and pathos in order to make his counter-argument. By disproving the statements made by the clergymen and...
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The Positive Aspect of American Media System Keeping the Government in Its Constitutional Role Towards Media
While I do not think the current American media system is ideal; it is the best framework for boosting capitalism and keeping the government in it’s constitutional role towards media. Media does not fall under the constitutional authority of Congress. Congress is strictly instructed to protect the freedom of the press and...
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A Discussion on the Media's Focus on the Executive Branch of the American Government
Media reporting has fundamentally changed in the last century. As the power of the executive has increased and the dissatisfaction with Congress has grown; the public demand for strong leadership has shifted to an inherent media bias towards the executive branch over the legislative branch. Today, the media functions as a...
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A Literary Analysis of Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson in
1776 to encourage the people of the world to support and join the movement
of separation of the thirteen American colonies from Britain. The document
contains information and reasons for the separation, including the multiple
ways in which the Americans were...
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Censorship Should Not Be Imposed by the Government
“When you tear out a man's tongue, you are not proving him a liar; you're only telling the world that you fear what he might say” (Martin, n.d., p.2). In the world today, it seems easy to just switch on your television or log onto the Internet and access anything you can imagine. Have you ever thought how true the story you...
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A Rhetorical Analysis of President Kennedy's Speech on the Rising Price of Steel during the Recession
Prompt: On April 10, 1962, as the United States was emerging from a recession, the nation’s largest steel companies raised steel prices by 3.5 percent. President John F. Kennedy, who had repeatedly called for stable prices and wages as part of a program of national sacrifice during a period of economic distress, held a news...
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A Rhetorical Analysis of Martin O'Malley's Speech to the Members of the Young Democrats of America
The America You Carry in Your Heart: A Rhetorical Analysis of Martin O'Malley's Speech from the Young Democrats of America Convention 2015 Out of all of the candidates running for the 2016 presidency, Martin
O'Malley is the least well-known, yet he was the only democratic candidate
to take time out of his schedul...
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An Analysis of the Literary Elements in the Gettysburg Address
The Gettysburg Address Abraham Lincoln is considered by many to be the greatest United States president of all time. During Lincoln’s time serving as America’s leader, the country divided in two and waged war against itself. It was during this American Civil War that Lincoln gave what has come to be one of the most famous...
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