Category: Scholarly

Farewell to Manzanar

Just finished up my essay on the book Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki. It discussed life during the Japanese internment during WWII after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. I always knew about this type of injustice, but had never heard a first-hand story from a primary source. The book is a really easy read …

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Letter from Birmingham Jail

I just finished my essay on Martin Luther King’s response to the “Public Statement of Eight Alabama Clergymen.” King wrote a “Letter from Birmingham Jail” to express his concerns with the Clergymen’s underlying racism in their statement. I wrote an essay illustrating King’s use of ethical, relgious, and emotional appeals and their effect. If you …

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I found a wonderful website on the MLA format, usage of it, and even examples of fully MLA-compliant papers. So far, it is the best site that I’ve found on the MLA formatting, and the best part is that it is FREE! In the world of academics, nowadays, you don’t see many free resources. …

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