Italy and its economic issuses

A class project in Mr. Smith's English 10 at Cardinal Newman HS

Project Overview

Project Proposal

Name: Brandon Najera

Period: 3.

Nation of your choice: Italy

Rationale: The architecture there looks very fascinating. People there are quite benevolent and pretty interesting to talk to as well. Culture there is highly prestigious and how they present themselves. People there value family, music, and food extravagantly.     

Summary: There is a country located in Italy named the Vatican. Historical places or art pieces are located there such as the Trevi fountain, Roman Colosseum, Tides tomb, Pantheon, and the Emperor's Palace. Italy is near the Mediterranean Sea and it includes popular island destinations of Sardinia and Ebla to the west. Home of the Roman Empire and a major center of the Renaissance, culture on the Italian peninsula has flourished.

Prediction: I hope to discover the economical issues Italy faces and to learn about their politics. It would be amusing to discover the way the society is developing right now in present day Italy. Italy's government would be something very great to know all about. Discovering agriculture could be helpful and knowing certain industries and types of resources Italy uses.   

Discussion: Italy today in the world is a world leader in olive oil production, wine, fashion, automotive, and shipbuilding. Many people need to know the Italian language because it helps on learning different Latin languages. Italy also has the worlds

New York Times Topics: Italy

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3. TONE AND MOOD (Focus on the how. What is the writer’s tone? How does the text make the reader feel? What kind of diction is used to create a certain tone/mood?)

4. STYLISTIC DEVICES (What stylistic devices does the writer use? To what effect? Common devices: irony, sarcasm, rhetorical questions, figurative speech, analogy, metaphor, etc.)

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Title of article (in quotation marks):

Title of newspaper (underlined or italicized):

Essay Author:

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1. AUDIENCE AND PURPOSE (Focus on who. Who wrote the text? Who was it written for? Why did the writer write it?)

2. CONTENT AND THEME (Focus on the what. What is the text about? What is the author’s message?)

3. TONE AND MOOD (Focus on the how. What is the writer’s tone? How does the text make the reader feel? What kind of diction is used to create a certain tone/mood?)

4. STYLISTIC DEVICES (What stylistic devices does the writer use? To what effect? Common devices: irony, sarcasm, rhetorical questions, figurative speech, analogy, metaphor, etc.)

5. STRUCTURE (What kind of text is it? What structural conventions are used?)

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