Irony is one of the most popular and effective stylistic devices used in literature. Obviously, irony is closely connected with the delicate humor. When you want to point at the negative side of your colleague in a soft and friendly way, you can use an ironic phrase.
Secondly, irony is the best tool against censorship. When you cannot say something directly, you are able to say it in an ironic way. There are many kinds of irony, which fulfil different functions in a text. It is possible to say that there are two major approaches towards irony in literature. Firstly, one can just find irony in a text and define its basic type. Secondly, one can find irony and interpret it according to the situation, place and time. In this case, one will have to explain the meaning and importance of this type of irony for the mentioned situation or a larger text. Continue reading
Very few people understand the entire power of humor in different fields of our life. In my opinion, humor is important in education and at the workplace. It helps people find a common language and build healthy social relations. Very often, it is easier to explain something with the help of an anecdote or a light joke than with the help of the persuasive facts and arguments. To my mind, it is important to apply humor in business and management. It is easier to communicate with your coworkers and employees of different levels with the help of humor. Next, when a firm wants to make its production popular among customers, it should advertise it in the right way. There are different techniques and methods of advertising. Every method is acceptable in the definite situation, place and time. Sometimes the most effective technique is humor. I will focus on the analysis of this useful element of successful marketing. Continue reading
Telemarketing is known to be the first job of the majority of students, immigrants and handicapped people.
Telemarketing is a weighty part of business and our everyday life though very few people understand the structure of this model of marketing. Telemarketing is a kind of direct marketing in which a salesperson or another representative of a firm persuades customers to purchase goods and services over the phone. This quaint method is very controversial inasmuch as experts question its effectiveness.
Foremost it is hard to persuade someone to buy something over the phone. Secondly, constant calls strongly irritate potential customers. To my mind, this topic is relevant since telemarketing employs millions of people all over the world.
Telemarketing is quite a new method, which had its peak about ten or fifteen years ago. A firm wants to reduce the cost of advertising of its products employing a group of telemarketers who promote goods and services over the phone. Continue reading
Knowledge about individuals and communities and their lifestyle helps us understand the culture of human society. Have you ever heard about psychographic studies? Why is it important to learn about the interests and values of common people?
Psychographics is a study about human personality in general. Experts learn about human interests, values, lifestyle and attitudes in order to understand his/her expectations from life.
This knowledge is very beneficial forasmuch it can be applied in numerous fields of human activity. This study is very rich concerning its methodology and achievements.
Psychographics is associated with culture in its broader meaning. Very often, experts manage to learn about such details, which cross all intercultural borders. For that reason, this study is able to collect much information about the lifestyle and values of the particular social groups and the entire humanity. Continue reading
What do you know about the Holocaust? Why should everyone always remember about this tragedy? The Holocaust is a genocide of Jews during the rule of Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany. It is impossible to name the definite number of Jews who were murdered by the Third Reich and its collaborators.
Some experts say that the number of victims is about six million people. I must admit that there was a million of children among them. Jews were chased in the entire Europe; therefore, many of them had to escape to the USA and other countries, which are situation far from these tragic events. The problem of the Holocaust is very popular in literature.
There are many people who managed to survive at concentration camps and they described their life and fears in dairies, short stories, novels and poems. Moreover, many authors touch upon this problem in order to demonstrate their sympathy towards Jews and reveal the crimes of World War 2. Continue reading
It is very difficult to prepare a captive narrative story or essay. One should spend much time on the plot development and the proper creation of various descriptions and characters. Doubtless, it is even more difficult to start your narrative story effectively, because a good introduction is very important for the quality of the entire story. It is wise to make the reader interested in your text; therefore, a good start is of vital importance. You are able to get to know about the techniques of starting your narrative story with the help of these writing tips. Continue reading
Can nuclear weapon destroy the entire humanity? Is nuclear weapon important for the international peace? Should nuclear weapon be banned? Do you remember about the consequences of bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki? These questions are very relevant, because many people think that nuclear weapon is the most important problem of the modern world. They think that this weapon of mass destruction can ruin the planet and kill the life on Earth. On the one hand, they are right, because the quantity of the nuclear weapons available in the world can destroy our planet several times. On the other hand, nuclear weapon helps people maintain peace. I will focus on this issue in detail and analyze the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear weapons. Continue reading
How would you bring up your children? What is your attitude towards corporal punishment? Should parents spank their child when he/she behaves badly? Bringing up is a very disputable and thought-provoking topic. People have always wondered how to bring up their children effectively. Parents applied corporal punishment when their children behaved badly believing that this method is the most effective one. With the run of time, the models of bringing up have changed. Parents do not spank their children so hard but this method is still practiced in some families. This method of bringing up is very controversial. Some people oppose to spanking children. Others say that it is method to calm down a naughty child. I will analyze this relevant problem in detail in order to find any pluses and minuses of corporal punishment. Continue reading
What is art? What do you think about cinematography? Is movie making a creative art? It will not be a mistake to say that cinematography is very popular nowadays. Every new movie attracts millions of viewers in every country. Moreover, producers, directors and actors earn millions of dollars due to the sale of their movies. Consequently, movie making is extremely profitable. No wonder, the main film studios of Hollywood possess more money than the budget of an average developing country in the world. Why do these studios have so much money? What attracts people in cinematography? The answer is art.
Every film is a piece of art. Of course, there are hundreds of poor-quality movies, which do not impress the audience. Nevertheless, we can say that these films belong to the specific kind of art. Continue reading
What can you say about the importance of religion? Does it help the humanity survive? I have read a few articles devoted to religion recently and I want to share my opinion about them. Religion is a system of cultural, social and ethical norms, which define the order of the human existence. This problem is very controversial and disputable, because there are many different religions in the world. People have not invented a single religion, which can answer all questions about the origin of the universe. Every religion has its own norms, rules and points of view about the most important existential problems. Continue reading