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Whales have graced our oceans for millions of years. They are clever, magnificent, and some say, magical animals. Not many of us ever get to see them in their natural habitat and to really appreciate how special they are, but for many years these gentle giants have suffered at the hands of the human race. What type of writing technique is shown by given text?29
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Whales have graced our oceans for millions of years. They are clever, magnificent, and some say, magical animals. Not many of us ever get to see them in their natural habitat and to really appreciate how special they are, but for many years these gentle giants have suffered at the hands of the human race. What type of writing technique is shown by given text?
The fact that the world’s cities are getting more and more crowded is well-known. Cities such as Tokyo, Sao Paolo, Bombay and Shanghai are now considered ‘megacities’, because of their enormous size and huge populations. There are two main reasons why these and other cities are becoming so crowded; one economic, the other socio-cultural. What type of writing technique is shown by the given text?
All in all, building more fuel efficient cars would be a good thing; it would help the environment, the economy, and will push technology forward. Instead of teaching our children to settle for what they have we will teach them to strive for only the best. Who knows, in 20 years we might have cars that run off air. What type of writing technique is shown by the given text?
The paragraph starts with the sentence, Pets should not be allowed in malls for a number of reasons. What organization should the writer use as a writing technique?
Facts and Statistics
Definition and Examples
Listing of Ideas
Cause and Effect300sEditDelete
What information should be given by the writer to make his or her informative text credible?
Accurate and convincing
Accurate and Concise
Accurate and Precise
Accurate and Factual300sEditDelete
On the other hand, objectors of the Internet argue that it spoils the young generation by spreading pornography and violence, which is considered rampant nowadays. There is no doubt that pornographic websites and violence videos are ubiquitous online, but whether the young are spoilt by it depends on the young themselves. Owing to the continual warning of using the Internet on many cyber education programs, the youths are supposed to know about all the boon and bane effect of surfing webs. Thus, once they have heightened awareness, there is likelihood that they will not be attacked by cyber hackers. What type of writing technique is shown by the given text?
Why is necessary to have a balance of fact and opinion when writing a persuasive text?
To be impressive as a writer
To meet the required number of words for the essay
To involve the readers to comment/argue about the writer’s stand
To support the opinion with factual evidence to successfully convince readers300sEditDelete
In an informative text, the writer may cite the source of information in order to prove that the text is ______________.
In the movie “G.I. Jane”, Lieutenant Jordan O'Neil, who is chosen specifically for her femininityl enters the grueling training program under the command of John James Urgayle, who unfairly pushes O'Neil until her determination wins his respect. The literary approach used is________________.
“Parasite” tells the story of a lower-class family as they slowly infiltrate a bourgeois household. First, the son works for the wealthy family as an English tutor for their daughter. Then, he recommends his own family members to fill different roles within the household. However, as the story progresses, the lower-class family struggles to hide their secret or their contempt for their employers. To add to their troubles, the lowerclass family must contend with a housekeeper who doesn’t want to leave her post. The literary approach used is________________.
In what was once North America, the Capitol of Panem maintains its hold on its 12 districts by forcing them each to select a boy and a girl, called Tributes, to compete in a nationally televised event called the Hunger Games. Every citizen must watch as the youths fight to death until only one remains. The literary approach used is________________.
Teenage Cady Heron was educated in Africa by her scientist parents. When her family moves to the suburbs of Illinois, Cady finally gets to experience public school and gets a quick primer on the cruel, tacit laws of popularity that divide her fellow students into tightly knit cliques. After reading the story, Amber was very expressive in telling her sister that she is very much like Cady Heron because she can relate to her experience. The literary approach used is________________.
“Apollo13” is a movie that tells the story of four astronauts Jim Lovell, Frad Haise, and Jack Swigert who were sent to the moon by NASA in 1971. They have launched into outer space successfully, however, a slight fault from inside the space module caused an explosion that turned the exploration into a test for survival for the crew of Apollo 13. The literary approach used is________________.
Formalist criticism focuses on the text itself. Which of the following is not included in critiquing the form of a particular short story?
Elements of a short story
Figures of Speech
Moral of the Story
Which of the following is not included in the analysis using the Marxist approach?
author’s style of writing using literary devices
social classes that constitute the setting of the story (their importance and role to run the plot and in injecting ideas)
author’s idea about the prevailing social issue like oppression
author’s message on the issue or problem whether stated directly through Characters or merely implied300sEditDelete
Reader response critics are not interested in a “correct” interpretation of a text or what the author intended. They are interested in ________________________.
reader’s individual experience while or after reading a text
the ethics and morals the story gives
political and historical background of the story
inequality of gender issues raised300sEditDelete
Part of the Suspense London Puppetry Festival, Perseus and the Gorgon’s Head played at The Little Angel Theatre this weekend. Mixing people with puppets, the performance was an interpretation of an ancient Greek tale written by the late Adrian Mitchell. What part of a critique is shown by this paragraph?
The main character puppets were elegant and simple forms, but with detailed costumes and distinct personalities. The three grey ladies were a particular delight. Voluminous dresses housed three withered hags with only one eyeball to share between them, which they plucked out and passed between themselves in order to see. It was skillful puppetry and brilliant to watch. What part of a critique is shown by this paragraph?
The story was a classic, that of a son of Zeus, Perseus, who is challenged to kill Medusa, the infamous Gorgon who has snakes for hair and whose gaze turns men to stone. The set was inventive, transforming from a feast laden table into a stage where bronze towers rose, and sea monsters were defeated. What part of a critique is shown by this paragraph?
Puppetry performances of all kinds continue throughout the week as part of the Suspense festival. Whether you’re a puppetry connoisseur or a puppet virgin it’s worth checking this festival out. What part of a critique is shown by this paragraph?
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