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The Wars: Essay Topics

You are to select one of the following topics and write an academic, formal, literary essay with an introduction, body paragraphs, transition paragraphs and a conclusion. It should be no more than five typed pages (double spaced-including quotations) 1.         “Robert Ross comes riding straight towards the camera. His hat has fallen off. His hands are…

What is Satire?

Definition: Satire is the literary art of diminishing a subject by making it ridiculous and evoking towards it attitudes of amusement, contempt or scorn. Characteristics: Satire uses laughter as a weapon to convince the listener or reader of the author’s position. Satire “derides” a problem or situation. Satire may be individual, this is called “Personal…

Overview of Evidence Used in Criminal Trials

Evidence—Any proof legally presented through witnesses, records, documents, exhibits or other concrete objects for the purpose of introducing belief in the minds of the court, judge or jury.  The rules of evidence are found in The Canada Evidence Act. Purpose—Evidence is information that proves or disproves disputed facts.  Evidence must be legally obtained, admissible and…