A Thousand Plateaus

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    has become endless and entwined in everyday activities because we now have the ability to quickly respond to an email regarding work and then quickly return to spending time with one’s family. This can be freeing because it allows people to work from anywhere and access infinite information, but is also controlling because our activities never go unmonitored. Technology is greatly responsible for our generations increased sense of connectedness and loss of individuality. Now, instead of blindly being influenced by a stranger, I can search up a random person via the internet and change my entire life just by having virtually met this person. the internet has therefore created a never ending tool to connectedness. In the writing, A Thousand Plateaus Capitalism and Schizophrenia, Deluze, now joined by Guattari proposes the concept of the rhizome. Although the rhizome is a scientific term, it is defined in this reading as a network that has no center. It is a structure that has no leader in which all of the parts work together. Rhizomes are made up of assemblages, which are networks of dissimilar elements with no center or governing part. If a part of the assemblage were to be taken away, the rhizome would continue to function, it would just function differently. In a rhizomatic world, everything is connected. In contrast to the rhizomatic structure, tree-like or Arborescent models are structured hierarchically having one or multiple leaders and is linear. In relation to the…

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    bowling. A physical relationship is not just one date after another, and is bound to have fights. People are not able to delete words once they leave their mouths. There is not an editing option in real life; however, fights also make it easier to keep tension down. When people say what they think, problems are able to be addressed quickly. It also becomes much easier to pick up on when someone else is upset. One man may avoid eye contact, while his spouse refuses to engage in conversation.…

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    King Lear and A Thousand Acres: A Comparison William Shakespeare 's tragedy King Lear, originally performed in 1606, chronicles the downfall of a king. Three hundred-eighty-five years later, Jane Smiley published the novel A Thousand Acres which parallels King Lear,with a few exceptions. Both tragedies present the tale of a father who divides what he owns amongst two of his daughters while rejecting the third, who later comes to the father’s aid. In one story the father is a king and in the…

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    Nature is the foundation of everything that is on our earth and beyond the limits of our universe. Without nature, we would not be able to exist in the first place, and it is through nature that we can continue to live. In “King Lear” by William Shakespeare and “A Thousand Acres” by Jane Smiley, the authors both illustrate just how important nature, in the form of a mother, really is through actions of Goneril and Ginny. Even though “A Thousand Acres” is a modern retelling of the famous “King…

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    Strengths Ownerships/Partnerships One of the main key strengths that Zenda Farms contains is their relationship with the Thousand Island Land Trust (TILT). TILT acquired Zenda Farms through the MacFarlane gift in 1997. Ever since then, TILT has dedicated itself to preserving the local wildlife, as well as Zenda’s own buildings and infrastructure. TILT manages over 7,000 acres of land in the surrounding region and has much knowledge about land conservation, and land practices, so they are…

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    the hospital for quite a while. As Amir starts to feel better he says “I have to go,” I said. “I appreciate everything you’ve done for me, all of you. Really. But I have to leave,”( Hosseini 307). Amir makes the executive decision to leave the hospital even though he was recovering from ruptured spleen, seven broken ribs, punctured lung. Amir’s act of kindness proves to the readers that Amir is trying to be good again and noo putting himself first for once. Lastly, Amir wants to spend more…

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    Hassan. We learn things about Amir, like Amir’s mother died in labour with him, his dad makes good money, and he is a form of muslim known as Pashtun. In this time, late 1970’s, and place, Afghanistan, Amir is privileged. Hassan in the story is a polar opposite of Amir, Hassan’s mother also died in childbirth with him, Hassan and his father is a servant for Amir, and Hassan is a form of muslim known as Hazara. In this time a Hazara was usually opressed by many and Hassan faces that everyday,…

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    Essay On The Kite Runner

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    QUESTION: Imagine that Baba keeps a journal in which he comments on important events. Write an entry for this journal just after the kite tournament. In this entry he reflects on the tournament and on his feelings about Amir's victory. You should give careful consideration to your language choices and style, which should achieve a sense of Baba's voice. Today was the day I have been waiting for. A day I can be a proud father. A day I can finally say, 'My son Amir, my son, is a winner.' A…

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    In Khaled Hosseini’s novel, The Kite Runner, friendship is a recurring theme that is both important and vital to the story because it helps Amir rid himself of guilt and be good again, teaches Sohrab how to trust, and allows Amir and Hassan, as well as Baba and Ali, to be friends although they are on two completely different social levels. Amir, the protagonist in this novel, tells the story of his life from a young oblivious boy to a man who finally has his life figured out. At a…

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    The young American girl who we are later introduced to as Daisy Miller and we see that she doesn 't act as a normal girl of her time period. She yearns for acceptance into society on her own terms, something which is alien to the world of women. Daisy is described in her initial meeting with Winterbourne as a flirt which is a sign of an emerging animus. The animus represents movement and without an active animus a hero cannot move. Daisy 's call to adventure came when her father sent her, her…

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