Arguments get pretty ugly these days. But they don’t have to. Reasoned argument can be a good thing, but we need to learn how to argue reasonably. That means learning to avoid fallacies like the ubiquitous Straw Man Fallacy.
Every year at their annual conference, the American Dialect Society votes on and announces its Word of the Year. What’s your pick for 2012? Check out our new infographic!
This assignment requires students to write half of a mystery story.
Every story has a plot. Whether it’s a short story, a novel, a play, or a movie, the most important element is the sequence of events that make up the story. In fact, that’s the definition of plot: the sequence of events in a story.