Persuasive Essay Examples

Problem Solution: Global Communications

Global Communication, on its quest to enter the global market, encountered internal and external conflicts. Faced by an ethical dilemma, it had to choose risking the fading of GC against the background of the telecommunication industry or to lay off many workers. Choosing the latter option, this then proposed a problem with the union and […]

Read more
Arts Of The Contact Zone

In her essay “Arts of the Contact Zone,” Mary Louise Pratt discusses the power of language use. Pratt discusses how language use plays an important role in the world. She shows how language is used to describe a community’s identity. She states that language is a key factor in the term transculturation, which she describes […]

Read more
Mission Impossible Two (MI:2), Xmen and Chicken run

I watched three trailers for films which I am going to compare, contrast and analyse by looking at the different persuasive techniques used to convince the audience to see the film. The three trailers I am going to discuss are: Mission Impossible Two (MI:2), Xmen and Chicken run. The opening of a film trailer is […]

Read more
Governor Kathleen Blanco

In a speech given on Wednesday September 14 2005, Governor Kathleen Blanco addressed the Joint Session of the Louisiana State Legislature in Baton Rouge, Louisiana about hurricane Katrina’s aftermath. The audience included President George W. Bush, the Speaker, members of the House and Senate, clergy members, commanding officers, and honored guests. In her address, Kathleen […]

Read more
Leadership Qualities: Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro was born on August 13, 1926. As a child, he lived on a farm in the town of Mayari in the province of Oriente. His father was the owner of a 23,000-acre plantation. While he was young, Castro worked in his family’s sugar cane fields. He was raised a Catholic, and attended Catholic […]

Read more
Euthanasia – an analysis of the theories and principles

This essay is going to look at euthanasia. This will include an analysis of the theories and principles which guide healthcare practice and decision making, a discussion of the relevant codes of professional practice and the legislation that may guide practice and decision making. This essay will also include an evaluation of the effects of […]

Read more
The major difference between active audience

The debate between “active audience” and “vulnerable viewer” traditions has been sustained for a quite long period because each of the side examines the relationship between people and message respectively, which seem to be in contrary. Australian policy on video games is a vivid example, which presents how the OFLC balance between these two contradictory […]

Read more
Truman Capote favors Perry over Dick in his novel, In Cold Blood

In Truman Capote’s non-fictional novel In Cold Blood, he tends to favor Perry, one of the killers, over the other killer Dick. This unfairly hinders the reader’s opinion towards the final sentencing, which is the death penalty. Capote does this by adding un-journalistic comments in his “journalistic” writings. We do not even know if Capotes […]

Read more
“Our Love Now”, “I wanna be yours” and “To His Coy Mistress”

Each poem displays a different attitude to love: “Our Love Now” explores the end of love; “I wanna be yours” depicts the almost ‘slavish’ side of love; “To His Coy Mistress” is concerned with more sexual side of love. What is most enjoyable about all of these poems is that they depict a variety of […]

Read more
Is the inherent pessimism of F Scott Fitzgerald exposed

The Great Gatsby (GG) conveys the past as a painful memory, wishing to be masked by individuals (namely Gatsby) and never fully exposed to the surrounding society. Gatsby conceals his truthful past, specifically his family history and background, which is only uncovered after his murder. There is a similar disguise in Cat on a Hot […]

Read more
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7

The interaction between the Macbeths in the above scene portrays the nature of their relationship, until this point. The main message conveyed in this scene is that Lady Macbeth is the dominant partner in their relationship, which is shown through the ease of her manipulation of him. In act one scene five, Shakespeare explains Lady […]

Read more
How does Shakespeare use Characters and Language to Discuss evil

In the play “Macbeth” I think that Shakespeare is trying to say a number of things about evil. He uses through out the play the characters and language to show and represent ideas and concepts about evil. In the play Shakespeare shows that evil is something that you should try and avoid at all costs […]

Read more
Thomas Hardy’s “Tony Kytes, The Arch-Deceiver”

“Tony Kytes The Arch-Deceiver” is a short story written by Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) in the late half on the 19th century. Thomas Hardy also wrote a lot of poetry and novels. This story was set in Upper Long Puddle, Dorset in the south of England and is about the main characters relationship with the countryside […]

Read more
In William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar”, honour is displayed

Honour is having great respect for others, regardless of their status in society and performing great deeds not for personal gain but for the good of others. Marcus Brutus is an example of an honourable man but Caius Cassius is not. In the opening scene of the play there are two senators and the plebeians. […]

Read more
Is Mark Antony a loyal friend to Caesar or a skilful politician working

William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, who was widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. He was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, in April 1564, the son of John Shakespeare, a successful glove maker and of Mary Arden, a daughter of the gentry. At the age of 18, […]

Read more
Antony’s use of rhetoric in Act3, Scene 2 is more effective than Brutus

If one considers merely the apparent ‘winner’ of the argument in Act 3, Scene 2, then Antony is the obvious choice as the better orator. However, Brutus probably had a more difficult job as he had to convince the crowd to forgive him for the murder of the (effective)1 head of the Roman Empire. In […]

Read more
What makes Act 3 Scene 1 of ‘Julius Caesar’ such a powerful piece of drama

Caesar, the successful general and statesmen, appeared to be increasingly popular and powerful after his successful military victories. Fellow politicians were jealous. They were concerned that with Caesar as leader he could turn the Roman Republic into a dictatorship. However, could they persuade Brutus, his personal friend, to betray him? During Act 3 Scene 1 […]

Read more
The Vampire of Kaldenstein and The Monkey’s Paw

Today, interest in the supernatural genre is mainly focused on two categories of beings, the good and the evil. There are many comic book and film heroes such as “Superman” who are good supernatural characters and fight to help the world; at the same time there are many evil supernatural beings, which mainly appear in […]

Read more
How have John Pilger and Tony Parsons used language

The national figure for homelessness is a staggering 169000 people, 80000 of them in London alone. Tony Parsons and John Pilger are two men with different views on this crisis. Tony Parsons strictly believes that the beggars are worthless individuals who beg for no acceptable reason whereas John Pilger is far more sympathetic and believes […]

Read more
Analysis of a Magazine Advert

Media is a powerful means of communication whether it is through television, radio or newspaper. It has many purposes, some of which include informing the public about current issues taking place in the world, entertainment, raising awareness and advertising amongst others. Advertising is the act of calling the public’s attention to one’s product, service or […]

Read more
Aunt Bessie’s

In my essay I am going to be looking at logos, slogans, target audience, selling techniques of two adverts. I am going to compare and contrast them; I am going to be looking the two food adverts: Advert one which is an Anchor Spreadable and advert two which is Aunt Bessie’s Yorkshire puddings. The Anchor […]

Read more

Get instant access to
all materials

Become a Member