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    and life. Throughout the article Levy uses three main references Barbara Mcclintock, Vannear Bush, and Joseph Piper. He uses them to make Levy purpose even stronger.…

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    “Barbara McClintock was born June 16, 1902, in Hartford, Connecticut, she was one of four children of Thomas Henry McClintock and Sara Handy McClintock. Her family moved to Brooklyn, New York, in 1908. After she moved she graduated from Erasmus Hall High School in 1919. Barbara did extremely well in school and ended up earning her B.S. and M.S. degrees in botany at Cornell University, and received her Ph.D. in the same subject at Cornell in 1927. Although women were not always permitted to major…

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    Barbara McClintock born on June 16, 1902 to Sara Handy and Thomas Henry McClintock.She resided in Hartford, Connecticut. Her family then moved to Brooklyn, New York in 1908. She graduated Erasmus Hill High School in 1919. She discovered her attraction for genetics. Barbara attended Cornell’s College of Agriculture for her studies in Botany. In 1923, she earned her bachelors and master’s degree in 1925. She has also earned a Ph. D in 1927. Women were not allowed to major in genetics. She joined…

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    BARBARA MCCLINTOCK BY FRANCESCA MAKUCH Barbara McClintock was born June 16, 1902. Her death was in 1992. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut. She was the third child out of four. McClintock went to college September 1919 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She went two years without looking at a genetic course. Then during her third year, she took a genetic course. Immediately she loved the course. That year her professor asked if next year she could take a more advanced class, she…

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    Barbra McClintock was born June 16, 1902, in Hartford, Connecticut (Editors). The third of four children born to physician Thomas McClintock and wife Sarah, McClintock was christened Eleanor, though her parents soon began to call her Barbra believing the nickname better suited her pragmatic demeanor (“Barbra McClintock”). Barbra demonstrated an interest in science from a young age, perhaps influenced by her father’s profession (Editors). At the age of seventeen, she graduated from high school…

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    For our project, we were inspired by a few of the most talented women in history, Angelina Jolie, Jane Goodall, and Barbara McClintock to develop our own Frankenstein Super Woman, Angelina Jane McClintock. Firstly, we designed it so that our Frankenstein would be an optimistic woman, adopted from one of the traits of Jane Goodall, a primatologist and anthropologist. Goodall was known to be a positive person, even as a child, persisting to be joyful through the hardships such as rationing,…

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    “If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality”-Roopleen. This quote relates to both Ben Carson and Taylor Greene from The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver during their journey on accomplishing their goals. Gifted hands by Ben Carson is an aspiring story of how he started from Detroit and made his way to be an astounding pediatric neurosurgeon at John Hopkins by the age of thirty-three and never seemed…

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    In the book Anthem by Ayn Rand, Equality 7-2521 is a young man who struggles to find ways to show his true self because he lives in a society based on conformity. Ayn Rand uses the symbols of the light bulb, the Uncharted Forest, and his new name to demonstrate the conflict of individuality versus conformity in order to demonstrate the importance of individuality and self-discovery. Thus, through the use of these symbols, Ayn Rand is able to integrate the theme of individuality versus conformity…

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    Amy Nguyen ENGL 1002 Paper #1 As humans, we grow up in a community of family and friends. They provide the learned values and direction that allows us to become functioning members of society who are able to help others and ourselves. It is the basis of society. Community presents itself as an interwoven network of various part and sub-parts, and every small action can create a ripple effect that may go unnoticed by those immediately surrounding it, but more clearly seen as the waves spread. In…

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    Orleanna’s House of Guilt In Barbara Kingsolver’s novel The Poisonwood Bible, Nathan Price, the father to four daughters and husband to Orleanna Price, brings his family on a missionary trip to the Congo. Their daily routines of residing in the Congo require hard work for survival, whereas in Georgia, life necessities like water and food are easily given. Although the Price family has left their home in Georgia, it is Orleanna who believes that as long as she is able to care for her family, she…

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