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    Everyone sits still and silent in their seats the whole time she plays her list of stories. “I had liked her. She was strange. I thought I could nail him, ‘ If she was lying,’ I said, ‘What did she say that was a lie?’ ” (pg. 56 l. 413-415). After school, a classmate named Carl Whiteside tells Tommy Miss Ferenczi is lying about the extravagant set of stories she had told them. Tommy finds himself demanding proof that she lied. Carl says that there are no such things that are half lion and half bird, and Tommy improvises and lies that there is a half human and half hamster combination called a humster. After, Tommy rushes home to look in the dictionary to see if the word gryphon really exists. “I found it. Gryphon: ‘variant of griffin.’ Griffin: ‘a fabulous beast with the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion.’ (pg.59 1.490-493). To defend Miss Ferenczi, Tommy needed evidence that what she said to the class was the truth. At home, Tommy looks up the word gryphon and is proud that Miss Ferenczi told the truth. When Tommy’s imminent weirdness, Miss Ferenczi, is suspected by the his classmates, Tommy covers up for her because she is the different teacher he wants to see…

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    Sam, it is. All we had to do was find a wizard to threaten to give us one. Sounds easy, right? Not when they have magic and all we have are our fists. Apparently, wizards have a website where they can meet other wizards and talk about spells and potions and meet up at each other’s evil lairs. We went on a website and found a wizard selling the last griffins feather left! Luckily, she lived pretty close to the hospital so we could walk to her lair. An hour later we found her lair and threatened…

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    Conventional Meets Interesting Gryphons, or griffons, are mythological creatures with the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. The new substitute teacher talks about these in the short story “Gryphon” written by Charles Baxter. This new substitute teacher comes in and disregards everything that the class had learned and done before that. Within the few days that she is there, she goes on to tell the class wild things about mythological creatures and angles that she claimed to…

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    Blake Griffin

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    punching incident and continued into the offseason of Blake Griffin potentially being on the trade block. His character has come into question due to recent event one being a potential assault and the punching of a clippers trainer. We’ve seen it happen throughout the history of the NBA that athleticism does not translate to productivity later on in a player’s career. Whether it be Josh Smith, Baron Davis, Gerald Wallace, Steve Francis, or Amare Stoudemire athletic players who don’t expand their…

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    Lois Griffin, Peter’s husband, is a typical American housewife that stays at home and raises the children. Brian Griffin is the intelligent family dog that knows how to speak English very well. Meg Griffin is the Griffin’s eldest child who receives little attention, and gets abused quite frequently. Chris Griffin is the Griffin’s middle child who gets picked on quite a bit at school. Stewie Griffin, a one-year-old prodigy, is the Griffin’s youngest child who wants to dominate the…

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    Throughout his experience, Griffin did have some positive encounters as well. While waiting to board the bus Griffin saw a white army officer go to the end of the line and allow the black people to board first before he took his seat. Griffin views this as respect and credits it to his training in the army. When he visits a nearby church, Griffin finds a pamphlet written by a white priest that condemns racism and urges people to believe that all human beings are worthy of love. While…

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    Family Guy Characters

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    Family Guy is an animated comedy focusing on a dysfunctional nuclear family known as the Griffins. Peter is, in short, an idiot and the patriarch of the household. Lois, the mother of the family, is a stereotypical housewife with a wild side. Peter and Lois have three children named Meg, Chris, and Stewie. Meg is typically treated with a cold shoulder and is the black sheep of the family. Chris, much like his father, lacks common sense and dignity. Stewie is the youngest member of the family and…

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    Griffin Police Department

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    it’s cold, so it doesn’t smell too bad.” What happens when someone dies? Who takes care of assuring the deceased was not murdered? These are the questions that become answered when completing an internship with a police department. The quote from above were the words, an officer I had been riding along with, spoke as we waited for the Crime Scene Investigation Division to appear on scene. Through the ten weeks of interning at the City of Griffin Police Department, I have been given the…

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    It is extremely unsettling that a cartoon teaches the younger generations, as well as adults, crude humor in which belittles another person mainly based off appearance. For example, the daughter Meg is continuously being criticized of her weight and looks. She is constantly being told she is overweight and unattractive. No person should be belittled based on outward appearance. To allow children to engage in a show that demonstrates such behavior is unacceptable. As a parent, I refuse to…

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    Stereotypes In Family Guy

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    Stereotypes are a common occurrence in everyday life, but they show unreasonable expectations. It puts labels on a group of people according to their sex, race, religious views, or other facts. A group of people that is commonly stereotyped in the media today are Jews. When thinking of Jews, an individual may call to mind a few things, such as all Jews are obsessed with money, bad at sports, white, and have big noses. The television show on FOX called Family Guy does not help to contradict the…

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