post university eng120 week 2 to week 5 discussions

post university eng120 week 2 to week 5 discussions


Unit 2 discussion

For this week’s Discussion Board entry, please read at least two of the various Cinderella stories from Chapter 8 of your text. What makes this tale so enduring throughout the years? What is it about Cinderella that draws in so many cultures? Which version of Cinderella did you find to be the most interesting? Explain your answer using examples from the text.

Another version can be found here: D'Aulnoy's "Finette Cendron"

Post 5 possible topics of your research essay relating to the chapters starting on page 287. Then, narrow your topics to the one that will be the best choice for an academic research essay. Lastly, post your tentative thesis statement for feedback. Here is a great link to help write your thesis statement:

Unit 4 disscn

n this essay, “Why the Gasoline Engine Isn’t Going Away Any Time Soon” (pages 534-539) Joseph B. White cites "mobility and freedom" as one reason that the internal combustion engine will persist for the foreseeable future. Answer the following questions:

· To what extent are such values sufficiently important that you would hesitate to purchase or refuse to consider purchasing an all-electric vehicle?

· Does anyone drive an all-electric or hybrid car or know someone that does?

· How can you relate that experience to mobility and freedom?

Unit 5 discussn

After reading Jib Fowles' "Advertising's Fifteen Basic Appeals," (page551) answer the following questions:

· Does this classification seem an accurate and useful way of accounting for how most advertising works on us?

· Would you drop any of his categories, or perhaps incorporate one set into another set?

· Has Fowles neglected to consider other appeals that you believe to be equally important? If so, what are they?