In Bloom

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  • Space And Identity In Shani Mootoo's Cereus Blooms At Night

    “An Ant Enclosed in a Circle”: The function of space and Identity in Shani Mootoo’s Cereus Blooms at Night “However, I cannot escape myself, and being a narrator who also existed on the periphery of the events, in am bound to be present. I have my own laments and much to tell about myself. It is my intent, however, to refrain from inserting myself too forcefully.” This is a quote from the character Tyler in Shani Mootoo’s Cereus Blooms at Night. This shows Tyler’s character in his conscious determination to ensure Mala’s story reigns supreme. Though we do learn some of Tyler’s story, he does not overly force himself into Mala’s historical space. We notice this trend of Tyler respecting not only Mala’s historical space, but her identity as well throughout the novel. As Mootoo explores the complex concepts of space and identity in the patriarchal, postcolonial setting of Paradise Lantanacamera, we learn how important those words are and why Tyler does his best to ensure that his story does usurp that of Mala’s. While the setting in the novel is fictional, the issues and struggles mirror the…

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  • Comparing Márquez's A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

    “When I left that icy prison I’d no idea where north and south were but I did have two very strong convictions. One was that good novels must be a poetic transposition of reality, and the other was that mankind’s immediate future lay in socialism” (qtd. in Bloom 11). This is the essence of Gárcia Márquez. A man of hard principles and passionate imagination, he was born on March 6, 1928 in Aracataca, Columbia. His childhood years were marked by his relationships with his grandparents and his…

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  • Shiloh Bobbie Ann Mason Character Analysis

    Growing up is a part of life and though some may bloom later than others everyone grows up sooner or later. In Bobbie Ann Mason’s “Shiloh,” truck driver Leroy Moffitt is badly injured and suddenly forced to stay at home with Norma Jean, his distant wife. This brings her to the realization that she is no longer happy with where she is. She displays maturation that brings her to a better place and through her drastic self improvements Mason reveals that maturing and moving on are key parts of life…

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  • Bloom In Othello

    Bloom, Harold. Bloom’s Shakespeare Through the Ages Othello: Bloom’s Literacy, NY: 2008. Print. 1-311 The central thesis of Bloom’s book argues that the Shakespeare play Othello has not changed through the ages. However, the way people perceive it has changed. Bloom begins his book with a study of the first play that written then breaks it down throughout the ages. Bloom starts by stating, “The first recorded performance of Othello was November 1, 1604” (45) Bloom then states, ‘all…

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  • Wallace's Big Fish: The Relationship Between Edward Bloom And Bloom And William Bloom

    In Daniel Wallace’s novel, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions and Tim Burton’s film, Big Fish, the relationship between the dying protagonist, Edward Bloom and his estranged son, William Bloom, is centrally to the story in both the novel and film. Like many fathers in today's society, Edward Bloom wishes to leave his son with something to remember him by after he is dead. It is for this reason the many adventures of Edward Bloom are deeply interwoven into the core of all the various stories…

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  • Blooms Taxonomy

    * Learner objectives were created using blooms taxonomy. Students must predict, which is level 2 (comprehension). Students must then categorize, which falls under level 5(synthesis). ** This falls under creating an effective physical environment for students to learn in. The classroom will be prepared and organized before class starts. The arrangement of the room will already be prepared in a way that is beneficial to the students’ age. The students will be arranged in groups, which will…

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  • What Are Environmental Changes Affecting Organisms

    freshwater lakes and ponds respond to the changes in their climate in two ways. They either can not respond, therefore, the number of that organism decreases and can become extinct, or they adapt so well that they overpowers other organisms causing the other organisms to become extinct. In the Arctic, ice caps have started to melt causing many animals to be stranded. All of these environmental changes are also affecting us humans. Freshwater lakes and ponds have drastically been affected due…

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  • The Algae Bloom Process

    3. Algae bloom process the microbes involved in Algae are a diverse group of photosynthetic microorganisms, which vary from small, single-celled microbes to complex multicellular forms. Though algae bloom is considered as natural phenomena, but nutrient pollution can increase their frequency, duration and intensity. After getting adequate nutrition, the algae can grow rapidly in warm and slow moving water. The rapid increase in number causes the bloom to turn water noticeably green, but other…

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  • Anthropological Critique

    Anthropological Critique of the Journal Article ‘Anthropogenic Nutrients and Harmful Algae in Coastal Waters’ by Davidson et al. (2014) Introduction (1/2 page) With geological experts currently attempting to declare a new geological period, the Anthropocene, Humanistic-scientific spectrum (1 page) The scientific and the humanistic perspectives form two contrasting approaches towards approaching research. Each approach is applicable in the appropriate situation. However, neither perspective is…

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  • Perennialism Research Paper

    more in tune with God is in the highest regard of the perennialist (American Education pages 77-78). Some educational leaders were Jacques Maritain, Robert M. Hutchins, Mortimer J. Adler, and Allan Bloom. Jacques Maritain was a French philosopher who believed that the world could not be understood by just intelligence, but having a relationship with a superior being was the only way to completely understand the entire universe. Maritain was also an ecclesiastic perennialist meaning that his…

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