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    The Color Purple by Alice Walker, written in 1982, is a great work of literature for many reasons. Although it has been banned from schools there are multiple writings that have been published to establish this work’s literary merit. This book has had great historical and social impacts and it contains great rhetorical strength. Walker’s book has been very impactful in the social and historical realms. The book is very graphic and it brings up gender and racism issues through the plot,…

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    The Help is a thought-provoking novel that teaches readers what life was like as a black woman during the Civil Rights Movement. Miss Skeeter, the main character, writes a compilation of perspectives of black maids working in white homes. The town in which it takes place is one where racial tension has become severe. Because of this, the maids confess their stories in secret to avoid unfortunate punishments for what they are confessing. In the novel, readers notice how punishments for going…

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    I recently finished reading a published compilation of essays that you have written called “Death by Black Hole.” Before I read this book, I understood how big the universe was and how dangerous it was to an extent, but after reading this book my horizons have been broadened and I look at things differently than before. After reading your book, I was intrigued by your works and wanted to learn more about the universe. I then proceeded to watch all of the episodes of “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”…

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    listening. Mrs. Kern is cognizant of multiple group settings and how she has students work together. Independent work, partner work, small group, and whole groups happen throughout each and every day. At times, students can select partners, other times the teacher assigns partnerships. This also allows her time to work more directly with students that may require more guidance. Depending upon the goal of the work, groups/partnerships may be made based on abilities be it either similar or…

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    the rags of a poor man who died of this disease were thrown into the public street, two pigs came upon them, as they are wont to do, and first with their snouts and then with their teeth they took the rags and shook them around; and within a short time, after a number of convulsions, both pigs fell dead upon the ill-fated rags, as if they had been poisoned (Boccaccio, p. 323). The Black Death plague began in Central Asia and ravaged through China, Mongolia, northern India and the Middle East,…

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    stories to sell their products, using personal experiences from consumers that admire the products of Patagonia. Patagonia recently released a short film called, “Worn Wear”, this film is a compilation of people who have kept some article of clothing, from Patagonia, that they have had for a long period of time without replacing it. Patagonia is trying to push the idea of “Worn Wear” because of the possible positive impact it will have on the environment. The film used a lot of emotion by…

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    getting drafted did secure me the love of my life, it really did completely tear apart my whole world. I had huge plans, enormous goals for the rest of my life. I longed to move away, so far away from the lies of suburban life in Atlanta. Everyone just continuously lied to each other. They started pointless drama, that I had lived with for 18 years and could no longer stand. I wanted to move away from their fixed mindsets and do something great for the world. I had planned on going to law school…

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    remember watching videos of time-lapse photography of amazing landscapes with the motion of stars, clouds, and other things in the background. I was amazed with this technique, and loved all the motion that was captured through the many photos taken. I knew with our class we had to incorporate nature into our artwork is some way, and I didn’t think about making a time-lapse as my final project until I came across an article in PetaPixel with the title “Five People Doing Time-Lapse Photography…

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    need a quick solution, though, this can be grave for doctors to use, just because something has worked in the past doesn’t necessarily mean its going to work…

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    So it makes sense that this shaky account--with its biased interpreter and at times lack of evidence--would conclude with a shaky ending, one where our heroine, Offred, is taken into the unknown, either to safety or insured death. Both possibilities for her ending are equally unsettling, the kind of unknown that sends chills down one's spine, for even if she is taken to safety, her life has been folded over so many times, reinvented then destroyed, that the chances of her becoming the woman she…

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