The five elements of a novel are characters, setting, plot, theme and point of view. For this essay assignment, your thesis must share an opinion or attitude towards one of those five elements. Your essay must be a 5 paragraph essay complete with an introduction paragraph with thesis and a conclusion paragraph. The piece should be a thoughtful response to the novel and should address a very specific aspect of whatever element on which you decide to focus.Include a works cited page for the text of the novel in our book. Topic How a series of motifs and symbols demonstrate a particular theme Thesis in mind: Expectations can ruin the hopes– more expectations, more disappointments. (People expect more, they will disappoint more) You must use the TEXT FROM BOOK as support for your ideas. you should not research this topic online, but should develop this idea from what caught your attention as you read. Thesis: In the Charles Dickens novel, Great Expectations, many symbols demonstrate that People have more great expectations, they will be disappointed greatly.

The influence of technology and social media on the 2012 presidential election Student:Professor:Course title:Date:The influence of technology and social media on the 2012 presidential election President Obama was re-elected for another term with a campaign team which was undergirded by a disciplined digital effort which strongly depended on targeted voter communications, and an innovative and wide-ranging usage of social media plus online fundraising tools. This paper is based on the book Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America by Dan Balz. In particular, this paper provides a comprehensive discussion of how one factor influenced the outcome of the 2012 United States presidential election. The factor chosen as to have largely influenced the outcome of the election is technology and social media. It is of note that in the run-up to the 2012 presidential election, people were always searching for updates and news, and even whenever news and updates were not there, the contenders wished that they were. Mitt Romney and Barack Obama both approached the online campaign with dissimilar tactics. In essence, the effect of social media in the presidential election illustrated a sharp contrast in the effectual utilization of technology and social media to draw the voters’ attention (Balz, 2013). In the year 2008, Obama’s presidential campaign was momentous and made history. It is of note that not only was he the first black president of the United States, but Obama was also the very first presidential candidate to efficiently utilize social media a key strategy for campaign. Considering how omnipresent social media is presently, one can easily forget that in the year 2008, interacting with fans on Facebook and sending out voting reminders on Twitter was a rather big deal. In 2007, when Barack Obama made his announcement, Twitter, a vital form of social media, had only just begun; iPhones were not even there yet (Rutledge, 2013). Fast forward 4 years, the media landscape had changed greatly. There was an ever-growing number of social media tools and a fast growing user base. President Obama is considered as the very first social media president. According to Balz (2013), not only did he have the expertise on his team, but Barack Obama also had an established social media machine up and running. Given that social media is all about relationships, it is very fundamental to create and m…