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Newsweek Article Essay Examples

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Rhetorical Analysis of Anna Quindlen's "Driving to the Funeral"
Anna Quindlen's "Driving to the Funeral" first appeared in the
magazine Newsweek in 2007. In this essay Quindlen aims to convince her
readers that we should lower the drinking age and raise the driving age.
Depending on what state you live in the driving age begins at 16, 17 or 18.
When teenagers turn one of these ages the...
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An Analysis of Newsweek and Time's Articles Regarding the Ginna Nuclear Power Plant Accident
I was recently looking over two articles over the Ginna nuclear-power plant accident in different magazines. The first being Time, whose article in the week of February 8th, 1982 was titled "Springing a Radioactive Leak." In the same week authors, William D. Marbach, Susan Argrest, John Carey and Mary Lord, from N...
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Comparing and Contrasting the Internet to Print
Comparing and Contrasting the Internet to Print The differences between the Internet and Print Journalism are clear immediately upon glancing at either of the two. However, to truly understand the differences you must study each carefully. I will briefly explore the differences between Newsweek and it's printed counter...
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The Abuse of the American Language
An essay from Newsweek Magazine, Cant anyone here speak English? explains how many human beings use and abuse the American language. The lack of language may be a result of slang and new words or expression, but slang is not the danger of language. The danger is television. According to the essay television makes language s...
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The Legendary of the Newsweek
A hurried businessman runs across the airport at a full sprint. If he doesn't get to Gate D3 in three minutes, he will miss his flight to Singapore. As he is running, little beads of sweat begin to form on his brow. People gawk at him and hurl insults his way when he bumps past them with seemingly no thought. All of a sudde...
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An Analysis of Two Articles Presentenced on the Hallucinogenic Drug Salvia Divinorum
The article presented on the hallucinogenic drug salvia divinorum that is associated with the mass murder committed by Jared L. Loughner and the article presented solely on the drug by the author both set off an alarm. There is a dilemma with the article presented by Irving Dejohn, “Hallucinogenic herb salvia doesn’t pack...
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Double Standards: What Factors Influence Juvenile Jail Sentences?
Justice, a pretty word in the meaning of making evil away from the good
people, is not always held in the society, including today. Two cases
brought up by Ashley Hayes (CNN) and Elizabeth Calvin (LA Times) through
two articles have things in common of two young children involved in
crimes. One was involved in a murder of c...
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A Review of Liddy's Article "Without Emotion"
“Emotions” In Liddy’s article “Without Emotion,” it was scary to think about how that boys life was going to be if he wanted to learn to kill without emotion, my thoughts and feeling changed from one part to another throughout the story. At first I thought he was going to talk about hunting as a sport. Then after the way h...
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Learning Gender in a Diverse Society: How the Division of Gender Affects Everyone
In this article, Shaw and Lee describe howthe action of labels
on being “feminine” or “masculine” affect society. Shaw and Lee
describe how gender is, “the social organization of sexual
difference” (124). In biology gender is what sex a person is
and in culture gender is how a person should actand portray
themselves. They m...
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Seizing the Moment
It is believe that opportunity once lost can never be regained, and
life is too short, so why not live it to the fullest? To live by Erma's
philosophy means to enjoy the present day. ``Live each moment for what
it's worth''. I strongly believe in Erma's article of seizing the
moment, sometimes it's necessary for one to tak...
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The Ratification of the Constitution
James Madison also referred to as, the father of the constitution developed The Federalist number 10 and 51 in an attempt to ratify the Constitution. He felt as if this was necessary in order to correct what he described were the fatal flaws of the Article of Confederation. On the other hand, the Declaration of Independenc...
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The Use of Uniform Product Codes by Supermarkets to Reduce Labor Costs
      In the early 70s, supermarket profits were at an all-time low. Because markup on food is not high, supermarkets have only just so many ways of increasing prophets cutting labor cost is one of them. This drive to cut the cost of retailers people who sell in small quantities directly to the consumer helped lead to an im...
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Penmanship versus Typing: An Analysis of Trubek's Article
As I used to believe that learning how to write in good penmanship was very important in our society, I soon realized through reading Trubek’s article Stop Teaching Handwriting that the importance of learning how to write with a pencil and/or pen was slowly declining because of the advancements of technology. In this arti...
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An Analysis of Bibb Latene and John M. Darley's Article
The primary question of the Bibb Latene and John M. Darley
article was, will individuals react differently to situations
that may seem like an emergency in the event they are alone
orin the presence of other people. The reasoning for this
question is that Latene and Darley believe humans will react
based on the way other pe...
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Negative Effects of Cell Phones on People's Lives
Although cellphones are one of the best ways of communicating, I agree with Steve Chapman opinion. These days’ cell phones are having more negative effects on hour lives than positive. In the article,” Cell-Phone Calls Have Destroyed a Thing Called Good Etiquette” Steve Chapman talks about the negative effects of cell-phone...
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An Analysis of Justin Jeffre's Article Washington Park & 3CDC-the local Vampire Squid
In the article “Washington Park & 3CDC-the local Vampire Squid,” writer Justin Jeffre debates the corporate control of Washington Park. Jeffre provides a coupleof examples of how the private company in charge of the park is not handling things as it should be. Jeffre believes that although the private company is working to...
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Negative Impacts of Social Networking
In the article " Is Social Networking Good for Society?", Steve Chazin states that social networking technology has affected our own life negatively. Nowadays, people can easily keep in touch with each other by MySpace, Twitter, and Facebook. Furthermore, we rarely disconnect the internet, and talk to each other in person....
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A Critique of Goldman's Article Ferrets: Man's Other Best Friend
The article by Goldman on Ferrets: Man’s Other Best Friend doses not show that humans and animals have a great deal in common. In the article Goldman explains these three specific topics, ferrets compared to dogs, ferrets compared to wild mustelids and third how ferrets social-cognitive skills are. He’s showing what hum...
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Literature Analysis: Challenges That Single Mothers Encounter
Celia is a single mother to her daughter, Rachel. Rachel is the eight years old child that is planned to be abducted by the protagonist, Ron. Rachel’s mother is a single mother so she needs to work extra to maintain her child. That’s why she has two jobs. She works Mondays and Fridays in a video store and at night she sings...
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Changes in Women's Rights: An Analysis of Korva Coleman's Article
The United States has made exponential changes in the past century in
terms of women's rights. Styles have changed, women can wear what they
want, they are able to get any job they want and parent at the same
time, and have many more freedoms than they did years ago. More women
than ever are getting college degrees and maki...
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Analysis of Article on Space Race
Most if the developed and the developing countries are eyeing the Space as the next Power of Control. Many countries, besides the Space pioneers- USA and Russia, are competing for technological advances in Space.In the preceding statement the author mentions that though the "Space Race" was expensive, it yielded a tremendou...
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Overview of Articles on Disability
The three readings I chose to help with my thesis are, “Solving the Disability Problem, Whose Responsibility?” by Tom Shakespeare, “Genetics, Disability, and Ethics: Could Applied Technologies Lead to a New Eugenics” by Kelly Dahlgren Childress, and “The Awful Privacy of Baby Doe” by Nat Hentoff. They all explain the critic...
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A Critique of Eric Schlosser's Article Kid Kustomers
After reading this affirmative article “Kid Kustomers” by Eric Schlosser, it is evident that Schlosser’s purpose is “to change the way you eat and the way you spend money, as well as the way you think” (519). Kids are targeted from many different aspects in today’s society. From television to food and even more, children’s...
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Analysis of an Essay on Abortion
Of all the careers available to today's society, working at an abortion
clinic proves to be one of the most emotionally trying, mentally
controversial, and involves separation of physical and emotional
process. In ``We Do Abortions Here: A Nurse's Story'', Sallies Tisdale
uses anecdotes, internal dialogue and pathos to effe...
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Self-Realization: The Key to Success
When reading the quote by Thomas Merton made me think of a song by Jay-z “Beach Chair” in it he raps “No compass comes with this life just eyes so to map it out you must look inside sure books can guide you but your heart defines you”. I say this because just like what Thomas Merton says, you have to wake up within yourself...
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