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Creative Writing: X-men

Creative Writing: X-MenZach DotseyEnglish 101Section 3012 December, 1996When many people hear about the X-Men, they think of a silly kid’s comicbook, but that is not so. X-Men, actually most comic books in general, are aunique blend of two classic art forms; drawings, sometimes even paintings, andstorytelling. A comic artist must be able to convey the …

Hockey is Life

He was the last pick for the Milford Flyers. His tryout was inept and poorly executed. This is what he always wanted, what he worked for, what he dreamt about. He felt like a dolt for playing so horribly in a game he loved. Hockey was his life, and it almost ended with the shame …

Labor unions

Labor Unions: Aging Dinosaur or Sleeping Giant?The Labor Movement and Unionism Background and Brief HistoryHigher wages! Shorter workdays! Better working conditions! These famous words echoed throughout the United States beginning in 1790 with the skilled craftsmen (Dessler, 1997, p. 544). For the last two-hundred years, workers of all trades have been fighting for their rights …

Air Pollution

IntroductionAir pollution is nothing new. Ever since the discovery of fire, less-than-desirable substances have been vented into the air. One of the first air-pollution regulations dates back to the fourteenth century, when King Edward I banned the burning of sea coal in lime kilns. U.S. air-pollution regulations have their roots in British Common Law. But …

Othello

Othello, Moorish commander of the armed forces of Venice, had secretly married Desdemona, the much younger daughter of the respected Senator Brabantio. Capitalizing on this news, Othello’s ensign, Iago, who had earlier professed his desires to Desdemona without receiving her love in return, sought revenge. Also passed over for promotion as Othello’s new lieutenant chief …

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The DWS formed in late 1988, and we have been busy ever since. At present we have 750 full-time members and another 400 or so non-members who follow our activities. We mount at least three full concerts a year. Our newsletter, The Echo, is printed four times a year for our members. Our annual membership …

History of the automobile

Starting in the late 1700’s, European engineers began tinkering with motor powered vehicles. Steam, combustion, and electrical motors had all been attempted by the mid 1800’s. By the 1900’s, it was uncertain which type of engine would power the automobile. At first, the electric car was the most popular, but at the time a battery …

Soul Of Plitics

As a political activist, Jim Wallis, the founder of Sojourner magazine, wrote an excellent book called The Soul of Politics: Beyond “Religious Right” and “Secular Left”. In his book Wallis tells us about the problems afflicting our country and that they must be remedied. His title is accompanied by the phrase Beyond “Religious Right” and …

Twelve angry men

After his first experience on a jury about a manslaughter case, Reginald Rose expressed his insights in his timeless play- Twelve Angry Men. The play focuses on twelve randomly selected citizen who are assigned with the civil duty of determining the fate of a nineteen year old boy accused of murdering his father. The jury …

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The Greek drama Oedipus Rex is clearly a tragedy. It definitely meetsthe five main criteria for a tragedy: a tragic hero of noble birth, atragic flaw, a fall from grace, a moment of remorse, and catharsis. Oedipus Rex clearly meets the first of these five criteria. Oedipus is theson of Laius, who was king of …