In this activity, you will read a persuasive essay and then write one of your own. The essay
you write will use persuasive techniques and evidence to argue for adopting a good habit.
You will evaluate a peer’s work and get peer feedback on your own essay using the provided
Old habits die hard
When I heard that one of the quotes for today's essay was "old habits die hard " some of Mick
Jagger's lyrics came to mind "I'm not an addict ,it's just a habit". It takes a long time to develop a bad
habit and as much or longer to stay away from it...
today. Initially the man get attracted towards it and later it turns into a habit. There are many other diseases.
Texts were considered drug abuse is bad. Smoking is a slow poison. It spread in a body slowly. Most have bad effects on the lungs. Because of smoking the man dies quickly. Smoking causes...
Writing an Essay
Give your opinion through an essay on the following statement.
Computer games are very bad for people and they cause a lot of problems.
Write your essay in 120-180 words in an appropriate style.
An essay should fully address the points made in the statement, discussing...
passage is written by Professor Lancelot Hogben(located on pg. ___ , the second example) This is shown as a prime example of bad writing habits which are identified in George Orwell’s essay. This passage shows examples of dead metaphors, the problems with putting implicit words that confuse the reader, and...
Professor Ne Jame
Writing 1100 L
WRI 1050 English Fundamentals for me was a turning point in finding out more of myself as a writer as well as the do’s and don’ts of college writing. This writing course has contributed and enhanced...
Kosherbek Azamat, ID 20120676
Academic Reading and Writing GEN 1120
Instructor (Gulnar Zagitova)
26 September 2012
Discursive Essay Outline
Student’s name: Azamat Kosherbek
Essay question: Should...
public education, particularly where low rates remain the primary objective. (Heiman & Solomon, 2004)
When writing a persuasive essay there are some bad habits that can hinder my thinking. The first is face saving. I want to think that I am doing everything I can to support a healthy environment...
cheating is bad habit even the cheater will admit that. The students inherit that bad habit among them. The students can cheat in university, school, or any other places. The teachers should observe the students during the tests, and there should be a strict punishment for cheater to stop this bad habit. I think...
Expository Essay 1
Axia College of University of Phoenix
Expository Essay 2
Healthy Eating to Prevent Chronic Illness
Proper nutrition starts at an early age and children should receive the proper amount of nutrition when they are younger to...
The reason why for the purpose of this essay is to give detail on the effects and long term consequences of smoking , with mentioning the illness that are very well possible to develop , personal hygiene , appearance , and the expense of a habit that can do bodily harm to you in the long run...
educate yourself about. In the essay written by George Orwell “ Politics and the English Language” he deliberately expresses that writing of today isn’t the same writing of yesterday. In other words, George Orwell expresses his thoughts; today we have developed habits both bad and good, which can challenge...
choice, and the environment. This semester, you read novels and short stories. Think of the setting of the novel or short story you read. Write an essay where you discuss either two or three specific effects that the environment can have on you. Provide examples from the novel or short story you read...
Running head: Tipping Position Essay.
Argument against Tipping
According to Merriam Webster dictionary, tipping is an act of bestowing a gratuity. In general, a tip is considered as an optional reward for good services. The average amount offered varies from location...
This essay will discuss the importance of eating healthy. Everyone in today’s society is
influenced by what they do and don’t eat. Food is a great essential to the human lifestyle. Food
can easily be abused and have fatal outcomes. Living isn’t possible without eating so there is
only one way around...
In Orwell’s essay Politics and the English Language, Orwell expresses his raw opinion on the deterioration of the English language and how politics is a cause for the “vagueness and incompetence” that writing has succumbed too. Though the title of the essay introduces politics first and...
proper English and not, as Orwell terms them, “meaningless words” (p.108) to analyze the reading and more specifically George Orwell’s argument that our bad application of the English language can be reversed. I agree partially with George Orwell in that people often make mistakes in using English, however...
Dewey’s advice for correcting a bad habit work for you? How would you go about reforming one of your habits?
According to John Dewey, Habits are inevitable. We are empowered by both good and bad habits. In his essay, “Habits and Will”, Dewey states that we envision bad habits as such acts of “foolish idling...
contentious one. Many people think that this is the most effective for the children to learn. However the opposites are not few in numbers. In this essay I’ll discuss some argument for and against of the given topic.
The behavior of the adults plays a significant role in shaping children’s inclination...
Causes and Effects of the English Language and Orewell’s Essay
In America, English is the national language. However, with many different cultures and ways of life, everyone doesn’t speak the same English. In the north, people tend to speak clearly and to some this is correct. In the south, people...
are writing essays. Free writing is a huge asset for writing creatively. When I started, free writing really helped me out. Free writing is really easy to do too; almost anyone can do it. Another bonus is that the more information you have, the more you will have to work with in your essay.
allegory. The symbolic representation of modern English as being bad English because of the spread of bad habits and imitations.
2- George Orwell uses cause/effect method of development in his essay. He states the causes of what makes a bad writing and its effects on the language. He argues that the...
This week’s reading essay was interesting and I felt I am kind of lucky that I don’t have the Binge Eating Disorder. I don’t have the Binge Eating Disorder but my eating habit was really bad plus I like eating dessert and snacks a lot. I always go to school without having breakfast and...
Language. Orwell is speaking in a negative manner, because this essay classifies the bad writing habits in modern English as opposed to the traditional style. Orwell also discusses the irrelevance of foreign phrases. Throughout his argumentative essay he supports his claims to convince the reader he is correct...
“Smokers in Great Britain and the USA are increasingly treated as social pariahs.” Comment on this point of view, comparing and/or contrasting the attitude to smoking in either or both of these countries with attitudes in your country.
Own essay title:
Smokers are always being...
but why are we used to being lazy? People’s laziness can drive them crazy; however, everyone is capable to get rid of the bad habit if he/she follows the steps mentioned by the essay. It seems that we have happiness when we finally watch the new movie which we have been looking forward to for a long time...
How to Kick a Bad Habit
I believe everyone has at least one form of a bad habit. They come in all shapes and in all sizes. It varies from person to person and age to age. There are many types of habits but for this essay we will speak about how to kick a bad one. Whether you smoke, drink or maybe...
has enriched the average human mind. This essay takes a look at both the schools of thought and draws conclusions from the respective arguments made.
Nicholas Carr starts his essay with the observation that his own book reading and long article writing habits have suffered immensely due to lack of concentration...
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A habit can be many things, some good, some not so good. Everyone has habits that they would like to change and maybe improve upon. I believe the majority of habits I have are good ones but some are not. These bad habits are the ones I will talk about.
Under phrase “bad habit” people usually means...