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    Robert W. Straub was born in San Francisco, California on May 6, 1920. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in Business Administration at Dartmouth College. During World War II, Straub served as a second lieutenant in the United States Army. In 1994, he married his wife Pat, who was influential during his governor years, and had five children. Him and his wife moved to Oregon in 1946 and Straub became a builder and developer in Eugene. Straub is not only known as a husband, a father, and a soldier, but notorious as the 31st Governor of Oregon. During time in office, he is noted as an important figure to Oregon, especially when he was the first leader to voice a concern about air and water pollution. Straub began his political career in 1954 when he became a member of the Lane County Board of Commission, and the state senator from 1959 to 1963. During his time at Lane, Straub became a passionate advocate of natural resource management and conservation. A year later, he was elected to a four-year term as the state treasurer and earned the reputation as financially conservative. As a state treasurer, he worked to create the Local Government Investment Pool (LGIP) and the Oregon Public employees Retirement System (PERS). LGIP is a voluntary investment vehicle with the objectives: safety of principle, maintaining adequate liquidity to meet cash flows, and providing a competitive interest rate on other comparable investment alternatives ("For Local…

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    Important Note Things to focus on: Punctuation, grammar, spelling, tenses, other technical things Making it shorter to fit the page limit Thank you so much for taking the time off to edit this! Much appreciated! Prologue She lifted her cards. Lily glanced through them, and slid a two of clubs across the table. She tried to disguise her smirk when one of her opponents handed her a four of diamonds in return. The game quickly accelerated intobecame a flurry of red and black.…

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    Playing sports has always been a passion of mine.I played Pop Warner Football until I broke my foot in third grade. After my foot healed, I decided to play soccer because my my cousin played and I wanted to try it . Ever since I started playing soccer, I have always my hardest and strived to get better. All summer I worked with my friend Imanol practicing hard to make sure we made the team. Our hard work payed off and we both made the team. The upcoming season was the going to be the best and…

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    Fallacy In Frankenstein

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         One who has only seen the Hollywood version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein would assume that in the course of the book the true monster is Dr. Frankenstein himself. But upon analysis of the text it becomes clear that it is in fact the Monster who is the greater of the two evils. Although created by the doctor, his own hatred and consciousness yield an evil larger than even the doctor could have predicted.      The monster himself, like Dr.…

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    Professor Von Hardwigg, a fifty-five year old German chemist, philosopher, and mineralogist comes across a parchment written by Arne Saknissemm, telling where to find the entrance to the center of the earth. Very enthusiastic about his findings he immediately gathers his supplies for his journey, with his nephew Harry, who will accompany him on the voyage, and who narrates the story. They travel to Iceland because the entrance is located at Mount Sneffles, a dormant volcano. They are guided to…

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    In Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein, the main characters, Victor Frankenstein and the Creature, have many things in common. Frankenstein, a scientist, aspires to create life, and in the process creates the Creature. However, appalled by its hideous appearance, he flees and abandons the Creature. Scared and confused, the Creature attempts to integrate into human society, only to experience verbal attacks, physical abuse, and ostracization for his appearance. Throughout the novel, the reader can…

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    When Victor Frankenstein begins his studies of natural science, he does not foresee where his research will take him and the consequences it will have. Using his knowledge and passion for science, Frankenstein creates life by combining pieces of corpses. Frankenstein dedicates all of his focus and passion to his Creature until it 's animation. However, after he completes his creation, regret and disgust overcome him and causes him to fall ill. The Creature resembles nothing else that has…

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    Moralism In Frankenstein

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    centers around the life of Victor Frankenstein and the monster he created. Victor’s life starts out quite well he had a happy childhood but it all goes downhill when he is introduced to a book regarding the sciences of Agrippa. The book leads him down the path of making his monster. The monster searches for love and affection from his creator but is denied when Victor runs away from him. The monster goes into human society instead find the love but regrets his intentions and goes to seek for…

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    Victor is the true villain of the story. Based off of his creature 's looks, he was disgusted and left him all on his own. The creation wasn 't nurtured and "raised" to act morally so he was forced to teach himself everything. Although it wasn 't right for the monster to blame all of his decisions on Victor, he was right about the fact that he deserved to be nurtured and treated humanely and taught how to live in the real world. Plus, Victor went back on his word when it came to creating the…

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    through the main character “Victor Frankenstein” ambitions/desires that have blinded him, the sickness of concealing the truth and the need to avenge which left him alone in the world. First and foremost, Victor’s ambitions and desires have deprived the character from realizing what greatness he already has in…

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