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Eliot explores a myriad of interpretations of the meaning of logos in the Four Quartets through Einstein’s theory of Relativity, by examining it through the bending of space and time, ultimately using this lens to arrive at the conclusion of the Incarnation. This curvature of spacetime opened the doors to the reality of a new method of understanding the world: non-Euclidean Geometry. Non-Euclidean Geometry differs from several key postulates of traditional Euclidean Geometry. These reworked postulates allow for strange distortions of familiar shapes, such as a triangle with two right angles, or curved lines that are in actuality straight. Non-Euclidean Geometry provides Eliot a unique opportunity. One of the three key functions of literature is that it acts as a mirror. It reflects the story back upon the reader, forcing her to grapple with her own character in light of the experiences of the characters. Eliot seizes this opportunity to question the…

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December 11th, roughly. Five years and one month ago was the date that not only my life and surroundings changed and not to sound cliché, so did I as a person. I remember it vividly it was summer in South Africa, as our seasons are flipped to those in the states. Nevertheless it being summer I had a winter coat on because I knew it was winter in the U.S. but I didn't know how cold it would be so I dressed accordingly to how I felt it would be in a place where it snows. I remember going to get my…

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A content area standard for the 9th grade in Arizona is A-REL-10. It refers to the graphing of a linear equation with two variables. It involves plotting solutions usually dealing with time versus distance progression. As time progresses distance increases, decreases or stays still. It can have variations of using elevation instead of distance. The presentation of the lesson is made on the white board with markers creating a story of skydiving. Having the students help me remember every…

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Buried Treasure Ashford University MAT 221 Buried Treasure For this week’s Assignment we are given a word problem involving buried treasure and the use of the Pythagorean Theorem. We will use many different ways to attempt to factor down the three quadratic expressions which is in this problem. The problem is as, ““Ahmed has half of a treasure map, which indicates that the treasure is buried in the desert 2x + 6 paces from Castle Rock. Vanessa has the other half of…

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Our own actions however, determine if we participate with an individual religion. If one has an atheistic view on religion it might seem as though they would be non-religious, and would not have any effects of being religious in any way. Agnosticism defined as “... doctrine or tenets with regard to the existence of anything beyond and behind material phenomena or to knowledge of a First Cause or God.”(Agnosticism) religion is often similarly defined as “doctrine or tenets” however with a purely…

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Literature uses the solitude to create strength and society follows with that prophecy as people believe it takes strength that loneliness brings. The belly of the whale only emphasizes the commitment they attach to themselves at this point since the old world has become out of reach and they must focus on finding the exit of this predicament in which they find themselves and when they do it obviously, they will find a new world that leads to the continuation of the journey and get around the…

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1) According to the author of A World of Art line is important in an artist since it plays a major role in human history, delineating city limits, county lines, and state and national borders. 2) In Matthew Richie’s quote I think he is trying to talk about the structures of line and properties of how line can be structured. Then, Ritchie’s is trying to use it as a symbol when it comes to using a straight line since it can represent the direction and the curve can mean to join things. I also see…

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and a professor of mathematics at Kazan University for nineteen years, devised a method for finding roots of a polynomial and published a plethora of material on algebra, numerical analysis, astronomy and probability. His most important discovery was the idea of non-Euclidian geometry, the thought of which was met with scorn and derision during his lifetime, but one that would go on to be a cornerstone for our modern understanding of…

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when he was introduced as an amazing artist, rightfully so. Being a fan of his art, I was amazed to find I could translate it in math terms as well; tessellations turn into geometric ratios and formulas. From psychology, to art, to math, M.C. Escher’s art has been widely acclaimed as beautiful, eye catching, and mathematically calculated. But, how exactly does he use math to create his tessellation pieces? Choosing this piece will help me understand art better, and understand that math really…

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Leonhard Euler lived form 1707-1783. During his life time he published eight hundred sixty six pages and books to only be surpassed by Paul Erdos later on. His complete work is ninety volumes. Remarkably, most of his outputs were from his last two decades of being alive while his completely blind (www.usna.edu). His most famous contributions to the world of mathematics was his equation or better known as the Leonhard equation which is V+R-L=1. Where V is equal tothe number of vertices (nodes)…

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