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Unformatted text preview: - -Compare yet ContrastBy Nathan SullivanIn all the texts that students will read in their CORE class, they will be able to find some similarities, not only with this text that they have read but with others that they have read in the past. These connections could be as simple as comparing other creation stories on what they do the same and what is not. Or to find ways for them to ask themselves what they think is right or wrong. They also have an opportunity to ask themselves what they would do in these places. Some of these texts that give a student a chance to ask these questions are something as clear as the story of Fredrick Douglass to the story of Debbie and Julie. One thing can be found in all of these stories, the will to never give up and rise above what is set before you. And with this the students have a chance to not only spread their view of what they know but also encourage them to look deeper at a text that they already know.These comparisons are not purely with books. They could also be made with things such as movies. A movie that all CORE classes view is the film Gattacawhich could be compared with a number of other movies and especially books. Within the film the reader is brought into a world where individuals lives is planned for them before they are even born. Parents now hand pick the genes and traits of their child and then put it all into a test tube. This is now their newborn baby. For those not born in a tube, they face a world of hardship as the new and permanent lower class. world of hardship as the new and permanent lower class....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CORE, MATH 110 taught by Professor Scanelle during the Spring '08 term at Valparaiso.
- Spring '08
- Brave New World