I was going to do one of those year in review things where I wrote about all the good things of And then I remembered: It is a daunting experience. Elizabeth is a good person.
Persuasive essays definitely do not need to be a requirement for high school students. The definition of "persuade" in Webster's New College Dictionary is: To induce one to believe or do something; to argue into an opinion or procedure; to plead with, urge.
I have always thought that someone who let his own opinion be changed by someone else is a person who lacks a strong will. I understand that some people have a certain talent for convincing other people, but I personally would not change my mind about a subject unless I was unsure about that subject in the first place.
I became aware of one personal trait when writing this paper -- that is I do not really care about much.
I have no intention of letting other people know about the few things that I do care about either. I found it pointless to try to write a persuasive essay about a subject for which I do not care.
The only thing I could think to try to convince people to do was to refuse to write a persuasive essay ever again. I faced a kind of moral paradox with this, though. If I wrote a persuasive essay telling people not to write persuasive essays, what kind of example would I be?
I was convinced that I was not going to do this paper, but in a showing of my own lack of will, I was bribed into writing this essay. I find myself getting bribed into doing a lot of schoolwork these days.
I realize that teachers would be angry about this somewhat counterproductive essay, but nevertheless students should refuse to write persuasive essays unless their own will convinces them to do so.
People of my age do not really have many reasons to complain. Most persuasive essays written by adolescents are fluff in the eyes of authority anyway. Sure, you could write a persuasive essay about plenty of subjects.
For example, "Kids should be allowed to skateboard anywhere they want. The problem is that most of the authorities who would decide where a youth could skateboard feel that skateboarding is useless. Adults have a tendency to look at things in the long run, and fighting over skateboarding does not make any sense in the long run.
How many 16 year olds have plans of skateboarding for the rest of their life? The idea of a 30 year old skateboarding around town causes me to laugh very loudly, even when I am by myself. It seems pointless, and maybe even infeasible, to argue about a subject you know you will not care about in a few years time.
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I'm in high school and can't stand it.
They teach us the most pointless things. For example, how to analyze Shakespeare, chemical formula breakdowns, ridiculous pointless Algebra and Geometry.
"When the hell does a pilot need to right an essay from an animal's point Status: Resolved. Art is pretty pointless, if someone liked art they would do it outside of school. Not as useful as other subjects on this list, both below and above art.
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English classes in my college don't really go over the structure of the essay either, they seem to expect that you know this from High School, yet when I was in high school all they taught was the "5 paragraph format" for passing the exit exam (FCAT), therefore, that's all we ever learned.
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