A Major Part of American Literature

[purchase_link id=”25524″ text=”Purchase” style=”button” color=”orange”] The short story has long been a major part of American literature. Many famous authors started out writing short stories. Louis L’Amour wrote short stories for years for magazines and papers in order to get his stories in the public eye. He knew if he could get his work read he would develop a following. And he did just that. He remains one of the most widely read authors in history. Writing short stories is a great way for an aspiring author to develop his craft. In a full-length novel the author can let the plot unfold as each character is developed. But don’t get the wrong idea, writing a novel is no easy chore. You have to hold the attention of the reader for 150 pages and more. That is not an easy task. Likewise, writing a short story is not easy. The author Read More …

Differences between Classicism and Romanticism

[purchase_link id=”25524″ text=”Purchase” style=”button” color=”orange”] Introduction: Generally, ‘Classicism’ was the collection of the standards or pattern embodied in the literature, art, or architecture of ancient Greece and Rome. In other words, it meant following traditional standards (as of simplicity, self-control, and proportion) that were universally and permanently appropriate. Broadly, Classicism meant clearness, elegance, symmetry, and repose produced by attention to traditional forms. It was, sometimes, synonymous with excellence or artistic quality of high distinction. More precisely, the term meant the respect and following of Greek and Roman literature, art, and architecture. Because the principles of Classicism came from the rules and practices of the ancients, the term came to mean the devotion to specific academic standards. In the 18th century, ‘Romanticism’ appeared as a creative, literary, and scholarly movement; it actually began in Europe and  was at its summit in most areas in the estimated period from 1798 to 1832 Read More …

Case Study 2: Improving E-Mail Marketing Response

[wpecpp name=”Improving E-Mail Marketing Response” price=”40″ align=”center”] Read the following case study. Students, please view the “Submit a Clickable Rubric Assignment” in the Student Center. Instructors, training on how to grade is within the Instructor Center. A company wishes to improve its e-mail marketing process, as measured by an increase in the response rate to e-mail advertisements. The company has decided to study the process by evaluating all combinations of two (2) options of the three (3) key factors: E-Mail Heading (Detailed, Generic); Email Open (No, Yes); and E-Mail Body (Text, HTML). Each of the combinations in the design was repeated on two (2) different occasions. The factors studied and the measured response rates are summarized in the following table. Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you: Use the data shown in the table to conduct a design of experiment (DOE) in order to test cause-and-effect Read More …

My Personal Carbon Footprint

[wpecpp name=”My Personal Carbon Footprint” price=”40″ align=”center”] For three full days, record all your activities that use up fossil fuels, such as: Driving your car ( 45 miles a day ) Heating your house ( 4 hours a day ) Doing laundry ( once in those 3 days for 2 hours ) Doing dishes ( does’s use the dish washer at all ) Taking a shower with hot water ( 20 minutes each day ) Etc, etc.Describe these activities in one paragraph for each day. Note: Your grade will NOT depend on how much or how little fossil fuels you consume, only on your honest and careful analysis! Use your monthly electricity bill, natural gas bill, and gasoline bill, to calculate your personal consumption of the different types of fossil fuels per month. Make a table with your monthly consumptions of the different fossil fuels. Then calculate the corresponding release Read More …