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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 …

Israel steps up offensive in West Bank territory

RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israeli forces killed eight Palestinians, including two policemen early today, during their latest incursion into Palestinian territory, and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon vowed to wage a “massive campaign” against Islamic extremists in Gaza. The two Palestinian policemen were killed when Israeli troops stormed the Palestinian government headquarters in the West …

Dover Beach By Arnold: Irony, Images, And Illusion

s”Dover Beach” by Arnold: Irony, Images, and IllusionsIn the poem “Dover Beach” by: Matthew Arnold there is a lot of irony,appeal to the auditory and visual sense, and illusions. The tone in this poem isvery sad and dismal, but he shows us how to keep faith and hope in spite ofthat and how important being …

Personal Writing: A Schoolyard Lesson

“Get up, get up you have school today,” my mother blurted out, as I fellout of bed. I stood up and waddled to the bathroom. Looking into the mirror Ismiled to myself; I knew today was going to be just fine. My family and I hadjust moved from Guatemala, and today was to be my …

Soil Component Lab

The purpose of this lab is to separate soil by setting in water to find the % of various components. In this lab I learned a lot. I learned that there is a lot more stuff to the soil than we can see; there is floating leaf litter, Sunken leaf litter, silt and sand all …