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Influencer Analysis Paper Overview: The purpose of this assignment is to provide

Influencer Analysis Paper Overview: The purpose of this assignment is to provide an opportunity for students to evaluate and analyze the use of influencers in social media marketing and communication. Influencers are a valuable tool in strategic communication in the digital space and a current trend in the marketplace. Students will select an influencer to analyze and determine their communication strategy.
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Influencer Analysis Instructions: An influencer is someone who has built forth an audience, naturally and over time, and is viewed as an authority figure on a certain subject, area, or perspective in the online space. In addition, influencers have the presence and trust in their community to persuade audiences to take a specific action based on what they share.
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These individuals bring forth unique experiences, perspectives, and brand voices to the table, which makes it difficult to categorize each influencer in a consistent way.
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You are asked to create a report on the top influencers for one of the following areas:
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Your university
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A sports or athletic team
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A local business or nonprofit
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An established brand
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Awareness or Cause
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6Pages plus reference page.

You are writing a 5-7 page research paper (double-spaced, one inch margins, 12 p

You are writing a 5-7 page research paper (double-spaced, one inch margins, 12 point font in Times New Roman) in which you will integrate your thoughts on Amanda Gormans The Hill We Climb with the thoughts of other critics whose article(s), websites, etc. you will document. Your thesis should involve a biographical/historical aspect of the author and his/her time as it relates to the work. You will use at least 4 sources in your paper as support for your argument. You MUST document and cite all of your sources in MLA format at all times. You MUST use a scholarly article for one or two of your sources.***Make sure you have a TITLE for your essay
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***Make sure you have a WORKS CITED page for your essay
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***Remember your Works Cited page does NOT count toward the total 5-7 page requirement!
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***Don’t forget to cite the poem/short story you are analyzing in the Works Cited page! THE WORKS CITED DOES NOT COUNT AS ONE PAGE AND IT MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE OR TWO SCHOLARY SOURCES
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Book for paper. Adler: Interplay Ronald B. Adler; Lawrence B. Rosenfeld; Russell

Book for paper.
Adler: Interplay
Ronald B. Adler; Lawrence B. Rosenfeld; Russell F. Proctor II
The process of interpersonal communication
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Analysis Paper – I Am Assignment on Self-Perception
Step 1
The first step in the “I am” exercise is for you to get you in touch with how you perceive yourself. You should begin by first completing the I am interactive grid (this file is actually a PowerPoint slide so you can move the words. You can also use this file if you want to print it as a pdf – I am grid (pdf printable) based on how you perceive the 16 words represent you. On the left side is the least like you of all 16 words, and on the right-hand side is the most.
Step 2
Next, give a grid to a minimum of three people (the more people you ask, the more you’ll learn), choosing participants who have differing vantage points on your life (i.e., mother/boyfriend; close friend/casual friend; co-worker/family member). Make sure they are not all family or intimate relationships – mix of gender, age, culture, etc. Ask them to construct a configuration (using the same format that you did for yourself) that typifies you as they see you. Request that they be as honest as possible. You might not want to sit and watch while they complete it, but instead leave the room, or send it to them electronically. After they complete it (and this is VERY important), discuss with them their rationale for the rankings they made (please do so in a supportive tone; your goal is to learn, not defend!). You want to find out why they chose to put the words where they did. Please see the grading rubric for more specifics about this.
Step 3
Finally, you will write a paper that synthesizes your overall comparisons (similarities and differences) between all of the grids completed, connecting them with course concepts. I’m looking for more than mere description of what others tell you, as you will be expected to provide a copy of the grids completed as well. So this is not a “report” (i.e. my brother put that I was shy…). I want you to engage in analysis, using course concepts to make sense of the data you collect. [Word to the wise: The most common comment made when grading them is: “NEED TO TIE IN COURSE CONCEPTS.” Keep this in mind as you write your paper.] You will also need to share the reasons why people put the words where they did (from the interviews) and at the end of the paper fully explained in at least one paragraph.you should share what changes (if any) you would make if completing your grid again and moving forward in your life; if no changes would be made then explained why.
Issues you might want to include:
What part did filters of perception and meaning play in this assignment?
You probably sent the grids to the respondents with some expectations of how they would rank you. Did their rankings match your expectations?
Variations Encouraged… Here’s a Few Examples:
Purpose
The purpose of this assignment is to find out how others perceive you and to compare and contrast their perceptions with your own. You will complete it in three steps, as outlined below.
Possibilities
Feel free to run additional variations on this exercise. Some of my favorites include:
“Turnabout is Fair Play”: Construct a configuration of the people who ranked you (and see if their evaluations of you have an impact on the way you assess them!).
“Two Heads are Better (or Worse) Than One”: Ask two or more people to work together on a configuration of you (and get ready for the sparks to fly!).
“Twice Removed”: Construct a configuration of how you think another person perceives a third person (the permutations on this are mind-boggling!).
Submission Expectations
Please be sure to provide examples and specifics from the various configurations you collect, as well as from your interactions with the people who help you complete this assignment. Your paper will be kept confidential; feel free to be as candid as is comfortable for you.
I am expecting a 3-5 page paper. Please use conventional APA formatting – double-spacing, 1-inch margins, and 12-point fonts. I expect college-level writing and presentation: in other words, proper punctuation, spelling, and syntax; complete sentences and paragraphs; no white-out, handwritten corrections, or typos. Failure to attend to these matters will result in a lowered grade. Having said that, this assignment is not so much a report or a research paper as it is a personal inventory and analysis. As a result, it is appropriate (and recommended) to use first-person singular pronouns (I, me, my, mine) in describing what you experienced and learned. Avoid impersonal or collective pronouns (you, it, we)–speak for and about yourself.
Turnitin is used for the reflections to detect any similarities to past Turnitin submissions. Once you submit your work, please look at the report that comes up, and make changes accordingly. The higher the percentage, the greater the amount of text in the submission that was highlighted as matching against information in Turnitin’s repositories.
blue (no matching words)
green (one matching word – 24% similarity index)
yellow (25-49% similarity)
orange (50-74% similarity)
red (75-100% similarity)
Success Tips
A final note: I encourage you to begin early on this project so you have time to collect adequate data and write the paper with high quality.
Be sure to check the grading rubric below for details on how the paper will be assessed.
Rubric
I Am Assignment: Self-Perception
I Am Assignment: Self-Perception
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCourse concepts
Terms from class specifically and accurately integrated into your analysis (you should highlight or underline the course terms to illustrate your clear understanding of utilization AND include page #’s for each course term used). Infuse 8 separate concepts for maximum points.
20 to >15.0 pts
Excellent
Had a least 8 separate course concepts distinctly highlighted/underlined and included a page number for each.
15 to >10.0 pts
Good
Had between 6-7 course terms, and/or did not cite the page numbers clearly from the text or highlight/underlined the terms.
10 to >5.0 pts
Acceptable
Had between 4-5 course terms, and/or did not cite the page numbers clearly from the text or highlight/underlined the terms.
5 to >0.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Had between 2–3 course terms, and/or did not cite the page numbers clearly from the text or highlight/underlined the terms.
0 pts
Unacceptable
Did not clearly include course terms.
20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeBreadth of analysis
Thorough analysis within and between configurations of the 16 words (focus on more than 2-3 words; but not more than 8).
15 to >10.0 pts
Excellent
Focused on 4-8 words total – participant’s differences and/or similarities between grids.
10 to >5.0 pts
Good
Focused on 2-3 or 9-10 words total – participant’s differences and/or similarities between grids.
5 to >0.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Focused on only one word or more than 12 words total – participant’s differences and/or similarities between grids..
0 pts
Unacceptable
Did not include any words or included all of them.
15 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSpecific examples
Plenty of examples from the configurations others constructed of you (for example “when I asked my mom why she put shy as least she said…”). Not just why you think the person put the words where they did. Remember – the interview with the other person is critical.
15 to >10.0 pts
Excellent
Shared from all participants’ direct responses and rationales.
10 to >5.0 pts
Good
Shared from two participants’ direct responses and rationales.
5 to >0.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Referenced one participant’s response and rationale.
0 pts
Unacceptable
Did not use any participant examples.
15 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeParticipants
The more the better, representing a variety of different roles in your life (need to have 3 or more not all from family or intimate relationships – mix of gender, roles, etc. – to receive all 15 points – if you have 1 or 2, you’ll get less) – the more the better! Include their “I Am” charts in your materials.
15 to >10.0 pts
Excellent
Had at least 3 participants representing a variety of role constructs.
10 to >5.0 pts
Good
Had at least two participants or they were not diverse enough.
5 to >0.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Had only one participant, thus a the variety of roles is not represented.
0 pts
Unacceptable
No participants interviewed, thus omitted from the analysis.
15 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFormatting and Mechanics
3-5 pages (3 FULL pages min, 5 pages max); APA format with cover page that includes 12-point font; Times New Roman; 1-inch margins; double-spaced; clearly written sentences and paragraphs; proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation exhibited
15 to >10.0 pts
Excellent
Well written and properly formatted.
10 to >5.0 pts
Good
Missing one aspect from this category.
5 to >0.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Missing two aspects from this category.
0 pts
Unacceptable
Missing three or more aspects from this category.
15 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeClarity of Subjective Self
Avoidance of words/phrases such as “right,” “wrong,” “real me,” “true self,” “knows me best,” etc. Remember – this is their perception and no one “knows you best” and there is no “real you”.
10 to >5.0 pts
Excellent
Clearly understood concept – the self is not objective.
5 to >0.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Exhibited some confusion.
0 pts
Unacceptable
Used terms that illustrated the self is more objective.
10 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeExplained plan moving forward
Shared what changes (if any) you would make if completing your grid again and moving forward in your life; if no changes would be made then explained why. Need to fully explain this in at least one paragraph. If you say “I need to work on my confidence” then explain how you plan to do that.
10 to >5.0 pts
Excellent
Addressed feedback from participants related to one’s self-perception and provided explanation of future action or inaction.
5 to >0.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Addressed some feedback from participants related to one’s self-perception and provided limited explanation of future action or inaction.
0 pts
Unacceptable
Made no connection between participants’ feedback related to one’s self-perception and/or did not provide any explanation of future action or inaction.
10 pts
Total Points: 100

This is your 2nd debate on kidney sales. Times New Roman, font size

This is your 2nd debate on kidney sales.

Times New Roman, font size 12, double spaced.

As a debater in your in-class debate use your experience and flowsheet for the following.

1. One paragraph on 1 single thing you did well. Give a specific example from the debate. You can write about delivery, organization, asking or answering questions, evidence/support, or some other aspect that you feel was executed well.

2. One paragraph on 1 single thing that needs improvement. Give a specific example from the debate. You can write about delivery, organization, asking or answering questions, evidence/support, or some other aspect that you feel was executed well.

3. Include a picture of your flowsheet from this debate, please.

Using your flowsheet, please render a decision about who won the debate. There a

Using your flowsheet, please render a decision about who won the debate. There are 3 sections.
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1. Critical Thinking and Reasoning. One paragraph on who gave the best arguments or reasoning. This is where you say who won the debate for you.
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2. Delivery and Confidence. One paragraph on examples of good delivery. What did the debaters do that impressed you.
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3. Flowsheet Quality. Take a picture of the flow sheet and submit that with the assignment.

This paper is about Insight Inc. missing SLA dates for Customers. My Professor

This paper is about Insight Inc. missing SLA dates for Customers.
My Professor knows NOTHING about my company. Making up scenarios is PERFECTLY fine.
A quick summary of how my company works. There is a large warehouse with customer-owned computers. When customers order computers, we download their software in our lab and we then ship it to the customer once the computers are configured with customer software. This process goes over the scheduled deadline which is the problem.
Sources can be from an outside company with a similar problem,
Sources can also be from an in-person interview. See attached document for questions asked. Answers can be made up.
Please see attached documents.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Essay: You are going to write a 4-5 page paper (double

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Essay: You are going to write a 4-5 page paper (double-spaced, one inch margins, 12 point font in Times New Roman) in which you will closely read and analyze MND. You will provide readers with a full, well-supported explanation of your analysis and conclusions.
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Research: You will NOT be using outside sources for this essay. Rely solely on the text. There are no right or wrong readings. As long as you can logically support your conclusions with specifics in the text, you will be fine. You will, however, be using specific words/lines from the text. You must cite in proper MLA style. See bottom of this prompt for how to properly cite lines from a play.
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Audience/Rhetorical Context:
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This essay should be written for a college audience who know MND. Aim at people who are educated at levels of first-year students to professors. Your language, style and tone should reflect your audience and purpose. Be careful NOT to give too much summary—remember, you are supposed to analyze the play, not provide a detailed account of the events of the play. Your job here is to convince the reader to accept your interpretation.
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Here are several ideas you can consider. PICK ONE ONLY!!!!!!
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1. Consider the role of women and/or men in the play. How is gender represented in the play? Does one gender have more power over the other? How/why? Be sure to discuss specific scenes in the play which substantiate your argument. You can also consider the role of marriage here, especially since the play opens and closes with marriage—although it might be interesting to consider why Shakespeare does not show us the wedding ceremonies of the three characters. You can either choose to talk about the Athenians (Theseus, Hippolyta—ok, she’s not technically an Athenian—Lysander, Hermia, Helena, and Demetrius) or the fairies (Titania and Oberon). This doesn’t necessarily have to be a feminist critique—remember, we have plenty of male characters to analyze. How does the play define and/or complicate our idea of “man,” “woman,” “human,” and “not-human”? Limit your discussion to a maximum of 2 couples!
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2. This may be a bit cheesy, but what, exactly, is the role of love in the play? Are characters truly in love with each other? What do many of our characters have to say about love? For example, Lysander says, “the course of true love never did run smooth.” This is true both in the fairy world and in Athens. Why/how? Bottom tells us, “Reason and love keep little company together.” Is this the underlying moral of the play? Is the fairy court more rational than the human court? How do the two courts compare?Limit your discussion to a maximum of 2 couples!
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3. Discuss the role of social order in the play. Is Athens a better place at the end of the play? Is patriarchy still enforced? If so, is it a varying degree of patriarchal authority? What do you think of Theseus as a Duke? Is he fair? What do we think of the Athenian law? Is it any different at the end of the play? How/why?
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4. There is a lot of chaos in this play—you can discuss how the chaos in Athens affects the chaos in the fairy world. There seems to be a lot of darkness and violence in this play, even though it is a comedy. Why does Shakespeare include all these scary passages? Does this destroy the atmosphere of comedy and romance?
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5. Consider the role of injury, pain, and warfare in the play.
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6. What sort of creature is Puck? How would you describe his actions in the play, and do you think he might be the most important character in the play? Why/why not? In doing so, you might need to consider his relationship with Oberon. Be sure to point to specific passages in order to defend your position.
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When citing lines from a play, you need to provide act, scene, and line numbers. For example, my favorite lines spoken by Theseus would be written this way: “Hippolyta, I wooed thee with my sword/ And won thy love doing thee injuries” (I.i.16-17). I is act one, i is scene one, and 16-17 are the line numbers. Notice that each line is separated with a forward slash.
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Theseus demonstrates his sexual prowess over Hippolyta when he says,
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Hippolyta, I wooed thee with my sword,
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And won thy love doing thee injuries.
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But I will wed thee in another key,
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With pomp, with triumph, and with reveling. (I.i.16-19)
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Choose one of the 6 prompt questions at the bottom (1-6) you desire.
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Find Two Sources from a library (books or magazines) and two sources from a goog

Find Two Sources from a library (books or magazines) and two sources from a google search ( online articles). Create a citation for each source and answer the following questions. The topic is the sport of tennis. So for the library sources you could search for books about the game of tennis and for the other citations you could use two online articles. The goal is to inform the audience about the sport of tennis and how it is played. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out. Thank you !!

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title / feng shui ? how feng shui works?
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A. Attention-Grabber. This will be the same as before. You can start your speech with a question, a quotation, a story, some statistics, or a joke. Please remember that you are writing in a first person active voice. Instead of saying, “I am going to tell a joke,” just write out the joke, “Wanna hear a joke about my paper outline? Never mind, it’s tear-able.”
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B. Audience Analysis. This is new to this speech. This is where you answer the question, “why is this important to my audience?” I would suggest looking at Chapter 11, pages 217-219 for some help. Usually there is some argument as to why the audience should listen because it affects them directly—your topic will save them from a problem, teach them something that will help them, or quantifies how many people are impacted by your topic.
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C. Credibility (Ethos). If you have used a quotation or statistic from an expert source in your attention-grabber or your audience analysis statement, then you DO NOT need this step. If you haven’t cited an outside source yet, here is the place to do it. You want to establish your credibility early, that way the audience believes that you have “done your homework” or have some research to justify your claims. I prefer that you use a quotation from an expert source that you have found from the databases. Remember that when you cite a quotation in a speech, you need to VERBALLY cite the source BEFORE the quotation and the more you cite the better. The ideal citation should include the qualifications of the author, the author’s name, the title of the article, and the date—before the quotation.
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D. Thesis statement. You want to have a clear declarative statement that states your topic area and then PREVIEWS the 2-4 supporting areas of analysis. Pretty much, it will sound like this: “The topic of _________ is of extreme importance to our lives, in order to better understand _________, it is necessary to look at #1) _____, #2) ______, and #3) ______.”
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II. Body of your speech (first point). I would advise looking at Chapter 11 on how to organize your main points, particularly pages 226-231. You want to have logic to your points, they could be organized chronologically (past, present, future), they could be spatial (top, middle, bottom), or any of the other forms discussed in the text.
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A. Topic sentence for your first point. Just like in a good essay, you want to start every point off with a clear topic sentence that summarizes your major claim and ties it back to your thesis statement. The topic sentence should sound very similar and use some of the wording from the preview in your thesis statement.
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B. Supporting Proof/Evidence. Aristotle referred to these as your “inartistic proofs.” Usually this is where you back your point up with more quotations, but you can also use examples, illustrations, definitions, testimony, statistics, anecdotes, or stories.
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C. Remember that throughout your outline you should include speaking cues, this could be changing a slide or taking a dramatic pause, but remember that you should include reminders to how you are delivering your speech to your audience. Please also note that this does not have to be the “C” sub-point of each of your points, but rather littered throughout your speech as you see fit.
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D. Transition. As you finish your first point, you want to have a smooth transition to your second point. I would suggest looking at Chapter 12, page 245 for some examples. At a basic level, you should have something that says, “Now that we talked about _____, let us turn to ____.”
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III. Body of your speech (second point). This is pretty much the same as above.
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A. Topic sentence for your second point. You want to make sure this is a declarative statement that is very similar to your preview and to the second half of the transition you put in at the end of point one.
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B. More supporting proof, evidence, quotations, etc. Remember to include speaking cues if you are switching slides or swapping posters.
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C. Transition. As you finish your second point, again you want to have a smooth transition to your final point. You can even elevate this transition with an “internal summary,” where you repeat points one and two before previewing and moving into point three.
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A. Topic sentence for your third point. You want another clear statement that is similar to the last point you previewed in your thesis and also matched the end of the transition you placed at the end of your second point.
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C. Some people put a transition into the conclusion here, but it is not necessary.
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A. Restate/review your main points. This should sound very similar to your thesis/preview statement that you had as the last point in your introduction. It should sound something like, “We have gone over the topic of ________ by looking at: #1) _____, #2) _____, and #3) _____.” You should also have a couple of sentences that “bring it home,” discussing what the audience learned, the implications of your topic, or any other concluding observations.
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B. End with a BANG! You want to end on a powerful final note, instead of just saying something like “thank you for your time.” You could do this stylistically with a dramatic crescendo or a diminutive final statement (as noted in the lecture video). If you started with a story, you could “bookend” the speech by pulling it back to the story. You could also end with a final quotation. This is the final thought that you leave with the audience—you want to end in the most powerful way you can.
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craft a critical history of the object you’ve chosen. By critical I mean a histo

craft a critical history of the object you’ve chosen. By critical I mean a history
focusing on questions of power and politics. What stories does this object and its surrounding materials seem to tell
about relationships of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, age, and/or ability, particularly in the time period
about which you’re writing?
Please organize your essay around a compelling thesis statement. The thesis should be a single sentence appearing
within the first page of your paper. It should answer, clearly and concisely, the question highlighted above. Please
underline your thesis.